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Top 20 Hardest Video Games of all Time

The top 20 hardest games of all time in this precise albeit unpredictable list. (Culture)

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Stoneroses6300  +   2098d ago
Top Gun should've been higher.
Jinxstar  +   2098d ago
Wolverine: Adamantium rage should have been on there as #1...
RKRigney  +   2098d ago
never played top gun...
Bubble Buddy  +   2098d ago
Haha. Angry Video Game Nerd :P.
gunnerforlife  +   2098d ago
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
ThatArtGuy  +   2097d ago
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.
Prototype  +   2097d ago
1 should be Mario Lost levels, an Bionic Commando wasnt that hard
lsujester  +   2097d ago
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.
jtucker78  +   2097d ago
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.
Stoneroses6300  +   2098d ago
what's FF3 doing on there?
RKRigney  +   2098d ago
I thought it was easy too.
Son of Odin  +   2098d ago
yeah probaly the one game that doesnt belong...
nonAsianDroid  +   2098d ago
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
MountainMaverick  +   2098d ago
Cool article. I like how FF3 was on there. I'm I the only one who thought that game was difficult?
Tonys Creed  +   2097d ago
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.
MountainMaverick  +   2098d ago
Good list. FF3 was hard as hell!
OldWizard  +   2098d ago
FF3 is tough for sure.
Son of Odin  +   2098d ago
it was kinda tough...but not THAT hard
Samus2080  +   2098d ago
FF3 WAS hard. beating kefka took me forever.
shawnsl65  +   2097d ago
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.
kevnb  +   2097d ago
FF3 wasnt tough
it was even neutered for Western Audiences. Have you played any Dragon Quest games?
Lord Shuhei Yoshida  +   2098d ago
I agree with number 3.Contra was brutally tough
Volvobug  +   2098d ago
#1 too...battletoads...ouf
Pain  +   2098d ago
contra.....
that game broke MANY controllers.....well the Raw hatred that Made me SMASH Them..
RKRigney  +   2098d ago
should I go back and play battletoads?
Bob Dole  +   2097d ago
@above
Battle Toads was the shizNITE. Go back and play it!!
RKRigney  +   2098d ago
I despise contra...
Lord Shuhei Yoshida  +   2098d ago
rofl expected really
Stoneroses6300  +   2098d ago
contra rulez!
Raoh  +   2098d ago
thats a pretty good list

man i forgot how much i used to love the silver surfer game
Son of Odin  +   2098d ago
this IS a GREAT LIST. excellent job here...
Stoneroses6300  +   2098d ago
loved silver surfer? are u nutz?
PS3_360RROD  +   2098d ago
Contra was a Bitc*
Hey how about Viewful Joe i think that game was pian in the ass...I stop playing after a while never beat it...
Peter Griffin  +   2097d ago
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)
Timesplitter14  +   2098d ago
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
Stoneroses6300  +   2098d ago
that sounds fun as hell. (i'm actually serious)
OldWizard  +   2098d ago
dude, that DOES sound fun. me and my buddy did that with mega mans 1-4 one weekend 2 months ago.
Volvobug  +   2098d ago
need mountain dew for that mission!
NOTORIOUSzeke  +   2097d ago
DUDE!
Man I wish my best friend and I were in the same state so we could do the same.
lsujester  +   2097d ago
And your present for NEXT Christmas will be the Battletoads end screen. LOL
OldWizard  +   2098d ago
yeah man
Volvobug  +   2098d ago
EPIC LIST!!!!
DDP  +   2098d ago
yeah
Volvobug  +   2098d ago
damn i loved this list! nice job!!
Panthers  +   2098d ago
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.
DDP  +   2098d ago
games these days are so much easier than they were back in the day.
poeo  +   2097d ago
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.
Theoneneo81  +   2098d ago
Ghostbusters II for NES
Volvobug  +   2098d ago
wow that brings back memories.
DevastationEve  +   2098d ago
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!
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DDP  +   2098d ago
yeah i agree...100%!
Volvobug  +   2098d ago
yeah man.
solar  +   2098d ago
id rather play a hard game then the push overs we have now.
DDP  +   2098d ago
Couldn't agree more!
Stoneroses6300  +   2098d ago
yeah i agree too. today's games are easy as hell. mario 1 is harder than any game this decade...
OldWizard  +   2098d ago
Great comment. couldn't agree more!
OldWizard  +   2098d ago
you're the kind of person who should be reading Old-Wizard.
nirwanda  +   2098d ago
@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
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Peter Griffin  +   2097d ago
try back to the future part 1!!!!

HARDEST GAME EVER CREATED!!!
DevastationEve  +   2098d ago
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.
Stoneroses6300  +   2098d ago
agreed.
OldWizard  +   2098d ago
yeah
jerethdagryphon  +   2098d ago
:)
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
OldWizard  +   2098d ago
ever seen it beat without the code though?
jerethdagryphon  +   2098d ago
alain storm
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.
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OldWizard  +   2098d ago
YES!
Volvobug  +   2098d ago
yeah
Drano  +   2098d ago
Final Fantasy III Hard?
Well... is that because I always power-leveled like crazy? Never met any resistance in that game, ever.

Jump Beyond.
Son of Odin  +   2098d ago
Kefka is tough...
NOTORIOUSzeke  +   2097d ago
Yes.
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.
big shadow  +   2098d ago
good list
MountainMaverick  +   2098d ago
God I remember how difficult TMNT was. That water level was such a pain in the ass
DevastationEve  +   2098d ago
I have a whole list of my own! Like:

Aladdin (couldn't get past the cave)
Gargoyles (inSANE, the levels were just incredible)
Iron Man and XO Man of War (great co-op game)
Sonic 2 (i beat it, but metropolis zone...those friggin grasshoppers!)
MountainMaverick  +   2098d ago
this comment is fail.
OldWizard  +   2098d ago
sonic 2? really i agree with ur other ones...but sonic 2 was easy... i thought...
DevastationEve  +   2098d ago
yeah, it was easy. but those friggin grasshoppers got me every time! let me put it this way: do you remember what it was that you would show off the most about that game (as with all Sonic games)? not just the rings, but the lives you had. well, those things ALWAYS brought me down a few numbers, because of their friggin boomerang claws.
MountainMaverick  +   2098d ago
TMNT was impossible
DevastationEve  +   2098d ago
High Seas Havoc (great game)
Awesome Possum (weird game)
Road Runner vs Wiley Coyote (hopping from rocket to rocket was fun in that one level)
Samus2080  +   2098d ago
I think I beat TMNT once. If I remember correctly, I didnt use codes either. Not sure though...
Samus2080  +   2098d ago
I thoguht Sonic 2 was the easiest out of all the sonics.
Stoneroses6300  +   2098d ago
FF7 was harder than FF3. FF3 was still hard
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