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 17.20
3 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.87 4.12 9.31
4 The Adventures of Batman & Robin 4.04 4.06 8.26
5 Alien Soldier 4.29 4.03 15.31
6 Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage 3.56 3.96 11.23
7 Kid Chameleon 3.83 3.94 25.78
8 The Revenge of Shinobi 3.95 3.91 8.78
9 Comix Zone 3.94 3.89 7.96
10 Ecco the Dolphin 3.64 3.86 17.79
11 Jungle Strike 3.81 3.86 20.91
12 Phantasy Star II 3.81 3.85 40.63
13 Dynamite Headdy 4.18 3.85 10.90
14 X-Men 3.49 3.84 8.54
15 Ecco: The Tides of Time 3.94 3.84 14.12
16 Shadow Dancer 3.68 3.81 8.85
17 Mortal Kombat II 3.81 3.78 19.64
18 Strider 3.73 3.77 8.54
19 Zombies Ate My Neighbors 3.94 3.77 24.05
20 Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 3.85 3.76 10.97
21 Castlevania: Bloodlines 4.11 3.75 9.29
22 Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball 3.24 3.73 13.63
23 Jurassic Park 3.30 3.71 11.95
24 X-Men 2: Clone Wars 3.82 3.71 11.14
25 Eternal Champions 3.69 3.69 17.93
26 Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf 3.70 3.68 20.82
27 The Lion King 3.60 3.66 13.59
28 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.91 3.66 24.47
29 Earthworm Jim 3.88 3.65 12.82
30 Flashback: The Quest for Identity 4.06 3.64 24.03
31 Shining in the Darkness 3.60 3.62 37.80
32 Altered Beast 3.15 3.53 5.41
33 Mega Man: The Wily Wars 3.91 3.50 11.66
34 Streets of Rage 3 4.13 3.49 11.68
35 Disney's Toy Story 3.60 3.45 9.81
36 Mortal Kombat 3 3.66 3.45 17.87
37 Shadowrun 4.13 3.45 45.07
38 Golden Axe III 3.79 3.41 12.42
39 Rocket Knight Adventures 4.28 3.41 9.13
40 Earthworm Jim 2 3.95 3.40 10.49
41 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 4.34 3.39 9.66
42 Golden Axe 3.61 3.39 9.53
43 Gunstar Heroes 4.22 3.37 8.00
44 Vectorman 2 3.86 3.37 11.03
45 Alien Storm 3.61 3.37 5.66
46 Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse 3.67 3.36 9.30
47 Landstalker 4.24 3.36 28.64
48 Vectorman 3.95 3.35 10.95
49 Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle 2.99 3.32 6.38
50 Road Rash II 3.93 3.31 16.62
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