Top Ten Worst NES Games


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21Bible Adventures

It would be funny if the actual bible said on the bottom "For read on holy scroll"

Games like these prove that the bible and video games don't go together well.

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22The Karate Kid

This was a cool game it was just really hard. What fun is a game that is so hard? - Sabbath

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23Dragon's Lair

Don't play the NES game, I prefer the arcade version.

Getting stuck on the first screen of the game is no fun.

24Taboo: The Sixth Sense

I disagree that this is the worst NES game ever, as it is not a game per se. It does, however, beat out both cartomancy (paper folding) and fortune cookies for the title of Lamest Means of Divination.

25Top Gun

How is this not #1? I have never met anyone who can even pass level/mission 1. It was terrible.

Almost impossible to beat level 1

Worst game ever. Nice waste of $50 Mom...

26Total Recall

I didn't even know half of these existed. - MoldySock


Mother was sort of a ripoff of Dragon Quest, you can't deny that. However, Mother's sequels, EarthBound and Mother 3, were actually pretty good.

This is the second best game in the series apart from Mother three. I have no idea how you people hate it. This is one of the best games ever 9.7/10

This ain't a bad game! It's a good rpg, guys!

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28CastlequestV1 Comment
29The Uncanny X-Men

It's certainly LJN!
And also the title in-game should be The Uncanny X-Men not Marvel's X-Men!

Literally the characters are either laser-shooters or mêlée fighters. Mêlée here means 'running into enemies'. What I'm saying is, the graphics are bad.

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30DragonLance: Heroes of the Lance

I love the books, but this game BLOWS.

31Super Mario Bros. 3

Who put this and Dr Mario on here? Take them off please! - Pastakirby7

Who put this Ice Climbers, Dr. Mario, Legend of Kage, Mother, Ninja Gaiden 3 and Castlevania 3?! TAKE THEM OFF THIS LIST NOW!

Whoever added this is an absolute retard. This is the best game ever made

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32The Terminator

The life counter for this game has a one-digit display that maxes out at 6 instead of 9. Can anybody say Rainbow Of Doom!

I own the game the only reason why I bought it was because I wanted to see how bad it was the controlls are bad and the music is just a 3 second loop and the enemies copies your movement and you're jumping on q tips its ridicilously bad

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33The Three Stooges

This game is so dumb I wouldn't be surprised if it was made by The Three Stooges!

How did Nintendo power rate this higher than super Mario 3

So let me get this straight! This rated
better than SUPER Mario BROS. 3!

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This should be higher on the list. Screw this game.

Gee, this game is so hard & its gameplay is unfair.

Are you want to play a good Hydlide game on the NES? Go to Japan and play Hydlide 3!

35The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

Seriously, why is this not higher up on the list? The graphics are horrible and they Look like they were made on Microsoft paint. They make ljn games look like works of art. Even Action 52 graphics Look more like nes graphics than this crap. They're the worst graphics I've ever seen in any nes game.

The gameplay is horrendous. You run out of bombs very quickly, which means that most of the time, you're stuck with a charge attack that drains your health. WHAT?! You're only attack (most of the time) is one that causes you to lose health? However, you can get through most, if not all, of the game without having to attack a single damn thing. The hit detection is huge and you can easily die especially since there's no post-hit invincibility. You can switch to another character, who is smaller and has smaller hit detection. He can jump higher, but it's hard to control. However, he can't even do something as simple as walk up stairs. Seriously, that's crappy.

The music is the ...more

Worst graphics and music on the NES. The gameplay is also wretched and the control is terrible.

This should be WAY HIGHER! I hate everything about this game especially the GOD AWFUL MUSIC!

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36Wall Street Kid

Legend of Kage and Super Mario 3 should not be on here. And Castlevania III was one of the best games on the NES.

Who wants to play a game about the stock market?

Do you like math? Then this game is for you.

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37Muppet Adventure: Chaos at the CarnivalV1 Comment
38Home Alone

I know this game is bad but it is entertaining since its hard

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40Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Who would want to play a game that's about math?!. Donkey Kong + Math = Epic Fail!. Almost everybody hates math anyway!

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