List Criteria

Hardest Genesis Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Battletoads 3.37 4.42 18.54
2 Contra: Hard Corps 4.32 4.27 17.19
3 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.87 4.11 9.27
4 The Adventures of Batman & Robin 4.04 4.07 8.33
5 Alien Soldier 4.28 4.04 14.75
6 Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage 3.58 3.96 11.25
7 Kid Chameleon 3.83 3.94 26.70
8 The Revenge of Shinobi 3.95 3.91 9.31
9 Comix Zone 3.93 3.90 7.88
10 Ecco the Dolphin 3.64 3.86 18.17
11 Dynamite Headdy 4.17 3.86 10.90
12 Phantasy Star II 3.81 3.85 41.03
13 Jungle Strike 3.82 3.85 20.89
14 X-Men 3.49 3.84 8.54
15 Ecco: The Tides of Time 3.95 3.84 13.92
16 Shadow Dancer 3.67 3.81 8.78
17 Zombies Ate My Neighbors 3.94 3.78 24.77
18 Mortal Kombat II 3.82 3.78 20.49
19 Strider 3.72 3.78 8.55
20 Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 3.85 3.77 11.64
21 Castlevania: Bloodlines 4.12 3.75 9.19
22 Super Hang-On 3.51 3.74 20.39
23 Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball 3.24 3.73 13.39
24 X-Men 2: Clone Wars 3.82 3.71 11.15
25 Jurassic Park 3.30 3.71 11.91
26 MTV's Beavis and Butt-head 3.15 3.71 9.88
27 Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf 3.71 3.69 20.82
28 Eternal Champions 3.69 3.68 20.11
29 The Lion King 3.60 3.67 13.65
30 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.91 3.66 24.64
31 Earthworm Jim 3.87 3.65 12.71
32 Flashback: The Quest for Identity 4.07 3.65 25.12
33 Shining in the Darkness 3.60 3.62 37.26
34 Altered Beast 3.15 3.53 5.57
35 Mega Man: The Wily Wars 3.90 3.50 11.66
36 Streets of Rage 3 4.13 3.49 11.67
37 Disney's Toy Story 3.60 3.46 10.18
38 Shadowrun 4.13 3.45 45.07
39 Mortal Kombat 3 3.66 3.44 18.04
40 Golden Axe III 3.78 3.42 12.38
41 Rocket Knight Adventures 4.28 3.41 9.16
42 Earthworm Jim 2 3.95 3.39 10.44
43 Vectorman 2 3.86 3.38 10.98
44 Golden Axe 3.61 3.38 9.46
45 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 4.34 3.38 9.60
46 Gunstar Heroes 4.22 3.37 8.05
47 Alien Storm 3.61 3.36 5.62
48 Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse 3.67 3.36 9.62
49 Landstalker 4.24 3.36 28.64
50 Vectorman 3.95 3.34 10.89
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