The top 20 hardest games of all time in this precise albeit unpredictable list.
Top Gun should've been higher.
Wolverine: Adamantium rage should have been on there as #1...
never played top gun...
Haha. Angry Video Game Nerd :P.
devil may cry 1 on DMDM:/ nightmare was a bxxxx :'( spend 7 hours tryin 2 beat him died so many times:( but all worth it at the end:D
Top Gun had an easy way to exploit the game. All you had to do was point your nose to the top left by holding the joystick to the bottom right and you could fly all the way to the boss.
1 should be Mario Lost levels, an Bionic Commando wasnt that hard
Yeah, the Top Gun exploit works pretty well. However, the carrier landings area a different story. However, oddly enough, I was really good in my younger days at landing on those things. I'm not going to lie and say I went through any other of these games, as on most I couldn't clear the first level... but I used to pwn on Top Gun.
They missed Shadow of the Beast 2 on the Amiga. Try beating that without the cheat. It was tough enough to beat even with invincibility as there were irreversible sections that you could c0ck up if you weren't lucky. And "Die Alien Slime" on the ZX Spectrum. That game was actually impossible.
what's FF3 doing on there?
I thought it was easy too.
yeah probaly the one game that doesnt belong...
Metal gear solid 4 sould be on the list somewhere I mean its hard to beat after falling asleep or puting a real game in, oh well
Cool article. I like how FF3 was on there. I'm I the only one who thought that game was difficult?
I don't know if you're the only one, but I was young when I finished FF3 and I didn't had major problem... The magic tower was challenging but kefka was a walk in the park.
Good list. FF3 was hard as hell!
FF3 is tough for sure.
it was kinda tough...but not THAT hard
FF3 WAS hard. beating kefka took me forever.
i don't know about that, it was OK not hard not easy. on another note: "16. Street Fighter (when playing with Zangief)" how dare he diss zangief! hard game to me would be Batman 1 from nintendo.. i don't think i've ever beaten that game at all if memory serves me right.
it was even neutered for Western Audiences. Have you played any Dragon Quest games?
I agree with number 3.Contra was brutally tough
that game broke MANY controllers.....well the Raw hatred that Made me SMASH Them..
should I go back and play battletoads?
Battle Toads was the shizNITE. Go back and play it!!
I despise contra...
rofl expected really
thats a pretty good list man i forgot how much i used to love the silver surfer game
this IS a GREAT LIST. excellent job here...
loved silver surfer? are u nutz?
Hey how about Viewful Joe i think that game was pian in the ass...I stop playing after a while never beat it...
i loved VJ. i stopped playin after i couldnt beat the last master on the hardest mode. (u had to beat the game on every difficulty to get to that difficulty...unimaginably hard)
This christmas, it'll be me, a friend (hardcore gamer), big supplies of chips, candies, red bull, a NES and.... Battletoads! And we're not giving up until we beat the final boss
that sounds fun as hell. (i'm actually serious)
dude, that DOES sound fun. me and my buddy did that with mega mans 1-4 one weekend 2 months ago.
need mountain dew for that mission!
Man I wish my best friend and I were in the same state so we could do the same.
And your present for NEXT Christmas will be the Battletoads end screen. LOL
damn i loved this list! nice job!!
Im surprised these games are older ones. Anyone play Colony Wars Vengence? That game was ridiculously hard. Even with god mode on I could not beat it. I had the TMNT game and I got past the part where you had to de-tangle the bombs, but I never beat the game. It was very hard.
games these days are so much easier than they were back in the day.
hah, i still got Colony Wars Vengeance, but i dont remember if i ever beat it! i dont remember it being too hard though.. hmm maybe i should try it now.
Ghostbusters II for NES
wow that brings back memories.
remember captain america and the avengers? i couldn't get past the section with this phrase: "Where's the laser?!" "ASK THE POLICE" by the time i got there i had already used up the health of the other three fighters and all i had was mothman. hawkeye was badass. and of course the cap'n was cool, with his shield! i'm forgetting someone though, who is it? anyway, an EPIC co-op game!
yeah i agree...100%!
id rather play a hard game then the push overs we have now.
Couldn't agree more!
yeah i agree too. today's games are easy as hell. mario 1 is harder than any game this decade...
Great comment. couldn't agree more!
you're the kind of person who should be reading Old-Wizard.
try back to the future part 3 on the megadrive that's the hardest game I ever played(has to be the megadrive version the others or really easy) and airwolf on the spectum was impossible literally the game wasn't finished and they had run out of money so the made a room that was impossible to beat so they could release the game
try back to the future part 1!!!! HARDEST GAME EVER CREATED!!!
oh, and alien storm was tough too. i couldn't get too far in that one either. my friend had to beat it for me.
good times tmnt after water was city, only place you could recover a lost turtle.... beyond that...... i never made it what is a good game was disneys magic kingdom :) as for contra.. uuddlrlrabselect start. need we say more seen it beat though awesome game. thesedays the emphasis is on graphics not gameplay. and there easy
ever seen it beat without the code though?
you could beat it.... i got quite far but just got run down sewer shark :) anyone reember that game which require engagine nagivation al system for each dierection change. :) i beat it though......after who knows how many atempts ending was very camp and lame though.
Well... is that because I always power-leveled like crazy? Never met any resistance in that game, ever. Jump Beyond.
Kefka is tough...
FF3 was very difficult when I was a kid. When I went to play it again I power leveled like it was WoW to avoid being killed a bunch of times.