Top Ten Worst NES Games

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21 Kid Kool

Thanks to slippery controls, Kid Kool is NOT cool!

Why isn't this on the list? It is even worse than Ghostbusters!

Which is worse: Kid Kool or Athena?

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22 The Adventures of Gilligan's Island
23 M.U.S.C.L.E.

Should be higher, this is way worse than Karate Champ.

24 Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

This shouldn't be one of the worst nes games. It does have flaws, but there are plenty of good elements in this game

This game is ok. The only thing I don't like is the night time in the game because you can't go to certain areas.

25 The Karate Kid

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

Again, the top left corner sticker ruined it. - MinecraftHater

Three words: LAUGHING JOKING NUMBNUTS!

26 Bible Adventures

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

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

Every time I think of this game I think of the AVGN! - NintendoROCK3T

Terrible

27 Dragon'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.

28 Taboo: 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.

29 Darkman
30 Mother

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

It's time to stop, how could anyone hate EBZero it's a great game, the soundtrack still sticks in my head to this day, the characters have motivation other than "you are the chosen one", and it's part of the best game series of all time.

People who hate this game clearly have never played it.

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31 Super 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

I don't get it - areyoutse33s

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32 The Uncanny X-Men

Another video game ruined by Laughing Joking Numbnuts...

Three words: Laughing Joking Numbnuts

Probably the top 3 worst LJN games on the NES.

LJN + Pixel = Disaster

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33 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Well? TMNT may have been bad from some views like the bull with the JUMPS! But, it isn't that bad of an nes game. Each turtle looks good (for nes standards) it did give a good story that seems like the game could actually be a tmnt episode and I actually have fun playing it. It shouldn't be this high

Wins the award for "game set in twisted alternate reality to canon".

Flawed, just like Simon's Quest

This game is actually outstanding in my opinion. Just extremely difficult, but it's not saying too much.

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34 Total Recall

You didn't know these existed because you most likely didn't live in the 80's

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

35 The Transformers: Mystery of Convoy V 1 Comment
36 Top 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...

37 Hydlide

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!

38 The 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!

This does not even qualify as a game.

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39 Friday the 13th

One of the best horror games of all time

This game is terrible, but what can you expect from LJN?

If you didn't play this game and think that its pretty good or at least ok go watch james and mike mondays episode where they play this - areyoutse33s

40 Bible Buffet

Candy Land + Joke quizzes + LJN's Bible games division = Bible Buffet

LJN's Bible games division? What kind of non-existant game is that? Wisdom tree was the one who made Bible games.

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