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 4.12 9.18
4 The Adventures of Batman & Robin 4.03 4.08 8.22
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 3.95 26.70
8 The Revenge of Shinobi 3.95 3.91 9.25
9 Comix Zone 3.93 3.89 7.88
10 Ecco the Dolphin 3.64 3.86 18.10
11 Dynamite Headdy 4.17 3.86 10.90
12 Splatterhouse 2 3.50 3.86 7.99
13 Jungle Strike 3.83 3.86 20.34
14 Phantasy Star II 3.81 3.85 41.03
15 X-Men 3.49 3.84 8.54
16 Ecco: The Tides of Time 3.95 3.84 13.92
17 Shadow Dancer 3.68 3.81 8.78
18 Zombies Ate My Neighbors 3.94 3.78 24.77
19 Mortal Kombat II 3.82 3.78 20.90
20 Strider 3.72 3.78 8.55
21 Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 3.86 3.77 11.64
22 Castlevania: Bloodlines 4.12 3.75 9.16
23 Super Hang-On 3.51 3.74 19.80
24 Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball 3.25 3.73 13.30
25 X-Men 2: Clone Wars 3.81 3.72 11.15
26 MTV's Beavis and Butt-head 3.15 3.71 9.88
27 Jurassic Park 3.30 3.71 11.91
28 Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf 3.72 3.69 20.60
29 Eternal Champions 3.69 3.68 20.11
30 The Lion King 3.60 3.67 13.54
31 Earthworm Jim 3.87 3.65 12.59
32 Flashback: The Quest for Identity 4.07 3.65 25.12
33 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.91 3.65 25.51
34 Shining in the Darkness 3.60 3.62 37.34
35 Altered Beast 3.15 3.53 5.57
36 Mega Man: The Wily Wars 3.90 3.50 11.66
37 Streets of Rage 3 4.13 3.49 11.65
38 Disney's Toy Story 3.59 3.47 10.10
39 Mortal Kombat 3 3.66 3.44 18.50
40 Shadowrun 4.13 3.44 45.07
41 Golden Axe III 3.79 3.42 12.38
42 Rocket Knight Adventures 4.28 3.41 9.18
43 Earthworm Jim 2 3.95 3.39 10.44
44 Golden Axe 3.61 3.39 9.43
45 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 4.34 3.38 9.60
46 Vectorman 2 3.86 3.38 10.98
47 Gunstar Heroes 4.22 3.37 8.05
48 Alien Storm 3.61 3.36 5.75
49 Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse 3.67 3.36 9.62
50 Landstalker 4.24 3.36 28.79
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