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The 21 Hardest Nintendo games ever

NGamer descends through the various circles of hell, in search of the toughest games ever to star on a Nintendo platform. Abandon hope all ye that enter here...

In the beginning there was the word. And the word was 'argh goddamnityouevilgame'. Yes, ever since the serpent challenged Adam to a game of 'dare you pluck from the tree of knowledge' - a Kerplunk prototype - man has obsessed over challenges of soul-destroying difficulty.

The number one peddler in frustration? That would be Nintendo. From the stinging paper cuts delivered by their early Hanafuda cards, to their dual screen screammaker Contra 4, Nintendo have been responsible for a downpour of tricky titles to douse even the most resilient gamer's spirit.

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Tsalagi5925d ago

The two hardest NES games to me were Super Ghouls and Ghosts and Time Lord. G&G made we want to fly to Japan and kill the programmers after i finally beat it and had to start over. Time Lord was difficult the whole game but the hardest part was the boss in the old west stage. I swear it takes an hour to kill that guy.

Tempist5925d ago

Yeah, that's an inexcuseable error. It just shows how much editing CVG actually does.

Jack Bauer5925d ago

The Resident Evils are pretty tough games

i don't understand super mario galaxy on there, its time consuming, not hard tho.

miles-prower5925d ago

yes i agreed with you Resident Evil is hard

nintendojunkie285797d ago

Try beating REmake on hard with invisible enemies.....actually it wasn't all that hard...but for most peeps it would be.

Tyrael5925d ago

I am probably the only one who had this problem but I could never beat Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES

hades075925d ago

Definately not, so many people had trouble with that game. The angry video game nerd even does a video on how freakishly hard and unfair the game is.

Mandangoof5925d ago

Because you feel so ashamed and embarrassed for the talentless people who made them then remade them over and over.
=(

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20 Best Super Mario Games of All Time

Cultured Vultures: Put on your freshest dungarees and chow down on the ripest mushroom as we reel off the best Mario games ever made to celebrate Mar10 Day.

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Barlos79d ago (Edited 79d ago )

My top 3 are Mario 3, Mario World and Mario 64. Mario Odyssey is also excellent, and I enjoyed Sunshine but didn't care for the Galaxy series.

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20 Best Mario Games of All Time

Cultured Vultures: Put on your freshest dungarees and chow down on the ripest mushroom as we reel off the best Mario games ever made.

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