List Criteria

Hardest Genesis Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Battletoads 3.36 4.42 18.54
2 Contra: Hard Corps 4.32 4.29 17.31
3 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.87 4.10 9.36
4 The Adventures of Batman & Robin 4.05 4.08 8.12
5 Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage 3.57 3.95 11.21
6 Kid Chameleon 3.82 3.95 26.12
7 The Revenge of Shinobi 3.93 3.90 8.77
8 Comix Zone 3.94 3.89 7.96
9 Ecco the Dolphin 3.64 3.86 17.91
10 Dynamite Headdy 4.15 3.85 11.02
11 Phantasy Star II 3.81 3.85 40.52
12 X-Men 3.49 3.84 8.54
13 Ecco: The Tides of Time 3.95 3.83 12.68
14 Shadow Dancer 3.69 3.80 8.80
15 Mortal Kombat II 3.81 3.78 19.64
16 Zombies Ate My Neighbors 3.93 3.77 24.05
17 Strider 3.72 3.76 8.69
18 Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 3.86 3.76 11.27
19 Castlevania: Bloodlines 4.11 3.74 9.31
20 Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball 3.24 3.72 13.76
21 Jurassic Park 3.30 3.72 11.99
22 X-Men 2: Clone Wars 3.83 3.70 11.01
23 Eternal Champions 3.69 3.69 18.17
24 Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf 3.70 3.68 21.13
25 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.93 3.66 23.79
26 The Lion King 3.61 3.66 13.61
27 Earthworm Jim 3.87 3.65 12.92
28 Flashback: The Quest for Identity 4.07 3.64 24.03
29 Shining in the Darkness 3.61 3.62 37.80
30 Altered Beast 3.15 3.53 5.46
31 Streets of Rage 3 4.12 3.49 11.74
32 Mortal Kombat 3 3.66 3.45 17.91
33 Disney's Toy Story 3.59 3.45 9.70
34 Shadowrun 4.13 3.44 45.15
35 Golden Axe III 3.79 3.42 12.29
36 Rocket Knight Adventures 4.29 3.41 9.21
37 Earthworm Jim 2 3.96 3.41 10.62
38 Golden Axe 3.61 3.39 9.61
39 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 4.34 3.38 9.64
40 Gunstar Heroes 4.21 3.37 8.01
41 Vectorman 2 3.87 3.37 11.03
42 Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse 3.65 3.37 9.33
43 Alien Storm 3.60 3.36 5.61
44 Landstalker 4.24 3.36 28.64
45 Vectorman 3.94 3.35 11.00
46 Mortal Kombat 3.58 3.32 14.13
47 Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle 3.01 3.31 6.43
48 Road Rash II 3.93 3.31 16.24
49 Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition 4.09 3.30 17.48
50 Golden Axe II 3.76 3.30 8.09
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