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Hardest Super Nintendo Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.75 4.58 15.12
2 Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 4.06 4.53 37.48
3 R-Type III 4.05 4.43 17.20
4 Battletoads in Battlemaniacs 3.46 4.34 15.90
5 Spider-Man / X-Men: Arcade's Revenge 2.70 4.23 6.88
6 The 7th Saga 3.38 4.13 45.19
7 Contra III: The Alien Wars 4.12 4.11 12.20
8 Super R-Type 3.49 4.04 9.88
9 Out of This World 3.53 4.01 13.54
10 Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 3.57 4.01 12.00
11 Gradius III 3.86 4.00 9.83
12 U.N. Squadron 3.97 3.98 9.99
13 ActRaiser 2 3.09 3.97 12.89
14 Super Star Wars 3.54 3.95 10.32
15 Shin Megami Tensei 3.99 3.95 51.31
16 Prince of Persia 3.65 3.93 15.34
17 Battletoads & Double Dragon 3.58 3.91 18.02
18 Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage 3.51 3.90 9.49
19 Super Smash T.V. 3.54 3.88 9.31
20 Zombies Ate My Neighbors 3.94 3.85 23.95
21 Castlevania: Dracula X 3.55 3.84 10.26
22 Pocky & Rocky 3.81 3.84 7.50
23 Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 3.62 3.83 14.58
24 The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare 2.75 3.83 11.85
25 RockMan & Forte 3.93 3.79 10.94
26 Jurassic Park 3.11 3.73 17.04
27 Batman Forever 2.03 3.73 10.91
28 Axelay 3.84 3.73 12.79
29 Cybernator 3.81 3.72 11.91
30 Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu 4.40 3.71 49.38
31 Wild Guns 3.96 3.70 7.90
32 Earthworm Jim 3.62 3.68 11.32
33 Demon's Crest 4.08 3.68 14.11
34 Lemmings 3.51 3.67 23.26
35 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen 4.06 3.66 55.48
36 Mortal Kombat II 3.84 3.66 12.97
37 Super Punch-Out!! 4.03 3.65 14.13
38 Mortal Kombat 3 3.59 3.65 15.82
39 The Lion King 3.42 3.64 11.04
40 F-Zero 3.86 3.62 16.70
41 Super Castlevania IV 4.18 3.61 11.99
42 Ys III: Wanderers from Ys 3.43 3.60 19.94
43 Star Fox 3.90 3.60 12.79
44 Knights of the Round 3.70 3.59 6.42
45 Doom 3.28 3.58 14.11
46 Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind 2.89 3.58 15.97
47 Brain Lord 3.56 3.58 24.55
48 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.86 3.57 16.82
49 The Adventures of Batman & Robin 3.78 3.55 11.07
50 Pilotwings 3.61 3.55 21.88
147 games in results