List Criteria

Hardest Genesis Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Battletoads 3.35 4.43 18.69
2 Contra: Hard Corps 4.32 4.30 17.39
3 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.88 4.11 9.47
4 The Adventures of Batman & Robin 4.05 4.09 8.17
5 Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage 3.58 3.95 11.21
6 Kid Chameleon 3.82 3.94 26.12
7 The Revenge of Shinobi 3.93 3.90 8.77
8 Comix Zone 3.93 3.89 8.02
9 Ecco the Dolphin 3.64 3.86 18.09
10 Phantasy Star II 3.81 3.85 40.09
11 X-Men 3.50 3.84 8.48
12 Dynamite Headdy 4.17 3.83 11.02
13 Ecco: The Tides of Time 3.96 3.82 12.79
14 Shadow Dancer 3.69 3.80 8.82
15 Mortal Kombat II 3.81 3.78 19.71
16 Zombies Ate My Neighbors 3.92 3.77 24.05
17 Strider 3.72 3.75 8.72
18 Castlevania: Bloodlines 4.12 3.74 9.38
19 Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 3.86 3.74 11.16
20 Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball 3.25 3.72 13.33
21 Jurassic Park 3.31 3.71 12.08
22 X-Men 2: Clone Wars 3.83 3.71 11.03
23 Eternal Champions 3.70 3.69 18.51
24 Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf 3.71 3.68 21.37
25 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.92 3.66 24.10
26 The Lion King 3.61 3.66 13.61
27 Earthworm Jim 3.88 3.65 12.93
28 Flashback: The Quest for Identity 4.07 3.65 24.03
29 Shining in the Darkness 3.61 3.62 37.76
30 Altered Beast 3.16 3.52 5.50
31 Streets of Rage 3 4.12 3.50 11.65
32 Disney's Toy Story 3.60 3.46 9.70
33 Mortal Kombat 3 3.66 3.46 17.90
34 Shadowrun 4.13 3.45 45.22
35 Golden Axe III 3.78 3.41 12.36
36 Rocket Knight Adventures 4.29 3.41 9.21
37 Earthworm Jim 2 3.96 3.40 10.61
38 Golden Axe 3.62 3.39 9.29
39 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 4.35 3.38 9.64
40 Gunstar Heroes 4.21 3.38 7.64
41 Vectorman 2 3.86 3.37 11.15
42 Alien Storm 3.59 3.37 5.61
43 Landstalker 4.26 3.36 28.64
44 Vectorman 3.93 3.36 10.32
45 Mortal Kombat 3.58 3.32 14.13
46 Road Rash 3.65 3.29 20.50
47 Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition 4.09 3.29 16.93
48 Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle 3.02 3.29 6.43
49 Road Rash II 3.93 3.29 16.33
50 Golden Axe II 3.77 3.29 8.14
80 games in results