Top Ten Hardest NES Games

The Top Ten

1 Battletoads

One of the best but frustrating games on NES, not as hard as Silver Surfer, but a little more frustrating. Some people may ask what's the difference. Difference being that, hard includes the first level (Battletoads first level was pretty easy), but frustrating means the overall gameplay, where in Battletoads it can't get any tougher. Silver Surfer on the other hand, is rather sluggish (even though I never got past the first stage).

In case you're wondering, no, this game doesn't get any easier after level 3.

Very hard, near imposible game. - Martinglez

2 Ghosts N' Goblins

I actually just got this game. Haven't had a chance to play it yet

3 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
4 Contra
5 Silver Surfer
6 Ninja Gaiden
7 Mega Man
8 The Adventures of Bayou Billy
9 Super Mario Bros. Lost Levels

Should be number 1 - YOSHIA2121

10 Top Gun

The Contenders

11 Castlevania

You get knocked back when getting hit, in the early potion it's okay, but as it progresses it gets easier to get hit, and it's a lot harder, and more time consuming. Certain enemies are hard to avoid like Hunchbacks. Not the hardest of all time, but it's one of them.

Castlevania 3 is harder.

12 Bionic Commando
13 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
14 Kid Icarus
15 Super Mario Bros. 3

This game has to be #1 in this list. How battletoads is in #1 in this list already? Cruddy Mario Ragers 3 should be on this list number! Which is number one!

16 Mike Tyson's Punch-out!!

May seem easy at first, but gradually gets harder as the game goes on. Mike Tyson is known to be one of the hardest video game bosses, and even Mike Tyson himself can't beat him.

17 Castlevania 3: Dracula's Curse
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