IGN recently compiled a list of the ten hardest video games ever. Highlights include Battletoads, MDK2, and R-Type. Continue reading for the entire list.

Across the history of gaming there have been numerous titles that have knocked players on their collective butts. Narrowing down the ten most difficult was a tricky task in itself, since the challenge of a game can be very subjective

10. Ninja Gaiden Black

9. Devil May Cry 3

8. Battletoads

7. R-Type

6. MDK2

5. Super Ghouls N’ Ghosts

4. F-Zero GX

3. Shinobi

2. Mega Man

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