List Criteria

Shortest NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Donkey Kong Jr. 3.23 2.99 2.62
2 Donkey Kong 3.43 3.01 4.15
3 Kung Fu 3.32 3.22 5.36
4 Super C 4.08 3.85 6.32
5 Balloon Fight 3.40 3.17 6.48
6 Disney's DuckTales 4.02 2.97 7.16
7 Jackal 3.89 3.25 7.58
8 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 3.81 2.81 7.78
9 Excitebike 3.56 2.88 7.85
10 Mega Man 3.76 3.98 8.03
11 Little Nemo: The Dream Master 3.83 3.64 8.21
12 Double Dragon 3.65 3.74 8.33
13 Disney's Darkwing Duck 3.79 3.10 8.41
14 Batman: The Video Game 3.75 3.93 8.50
15 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.97 2.83 8.50
16 Life Force 3.92 3.80 8.51
17 Contra 4.22 3.88 8.54
18 River City Ransom 4.09 3.13 8.67
19 Mega Man 5 3.87 3.28 8.72
20 Mega Man 6 3.86 3.23 9.02
21 Wizards & Warriors 3.58 3.43 9.04
22 Mega Man 2 4.29 3.60 9.12
23 Castlevania 3.92 4.09 9.26
24 Mega Man 4 3.97 3.38 9.28
25 Shadowgate (1987) 3.68 3.58 9.35
26 Mega Man 3 4.21 3.62 9.68
27 Gradius 3.68 3.91 9.81
28 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.06 3.31 9.92
29 Tiny Toon Adventures 3.55 3.17 9.99
30 Dr. Mario 3.77 3.10 10.44
31 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2 3.85 2.67 10.46
32 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.95 3.33 10.52
33 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.89 3.63 10.76
34 Bionic Commando 3.89 3.69 10.81
35 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 10.90
36 Duck Hunt 3.49 2.85 10.91
37 Kid Icarus 3.55 3.94 10.93
38 Adventure Island 3.30 3.86 11.12
39 Adventures of Lolo 3.73 3.39 11.72
40 Bubble Bobble 3.89 3.26 11.85
41 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! 4.17 4.00 11.97
42 The Guardian Legend 4.20 3.69 12.20
43 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.19 12.21
44 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.13 4.11 12.36
45 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.83 4.39 12.70
46 Ninja Gaiden 4.00 4.53 12.84
47 Super Mario Bros. 2 3.83 3.21 13.15
48 Super Mario Bros. 4.21 3.31 13.19
49 Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 3.54 3.59 13.24
50 Blaster Master 3.98 3.83 13.58
74 games in results