If you’re a gamer who likes challenges and frequently plays video games in the hard mode, then you’ve landed at the best page, as we will be providing you guys with a list of the ten most hard video games ever created.
Do you guys also agree that video games nowadays aren’t as challenging as they used to be? If yes, then you’re absolutely right, as video games nowadays do not really hit the way they used to but also are not as hard and challenging as they used to be.
Hardest Video Games
1. Trials Fusion
|April 15, 2014
|PC, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Amazon Luna
The first game on our list of the hardest video games is a platform racing game known as Trials Fusion, the fifth game in the Trials Franchise.
Trials Fusion feels like an average game in the beginning, but it gets way more difficult as the player progresses further into the game.
The physics of this game makes this game extremely difficult, and gamers usually rage quite once they keep on losing consecutively.
Players need to trust their instincts in order to overcome the formidable obstacles in this game, such as numerous objects, walls, etc. If you’re into challenging games, then Trials Fusion should be on your list of games you will enjoy next.
2. Flappy Bird
|May 24, 2013
|Dong Nguyen, Gears
Well, if you’re a true gamer, then you must’ve heard of or even played the Flappy Bird game which a Vietnamese game developer developed.
According to our research, Flappy Bird requires players to control a bird and attempt to fly it between big green pipes without getting in contact with the pipes.
This game is difficult as flying the bird through the spaces between the pipes isn’t a piece of cake.
There are tons of other games like Flappy Bird imitating the real game, but the original game is the best and surely gives the gamer a great and challenging experience. Flappy Bird is one of the hardest video games for mobile ever created.
|February 8, 2022
|PS4, PS5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
Another game on our list today is Sifu and it shares a lot of elements of boss fights with Souls games. Sifu is set in modern-day China and lets players control the son of a martial arts school who seeks revenge on the people who are responsible for his father’s death.
It is a run-based action game and one wrong move can end the player’s whole run. This game is challenging because every time the player loses a run, the protagonist’s age increases and will affect the run.
Sifu is surely a challenging game and players who are into challenging and difficult games should definitely give this game a try.
4. Ninja Gaiden Franchise
|Tecmo, Team Ninja,
|PlayStation, PC, Xbox, Wii, Mobile, Gameboy, Arcade, Super NES
The Ninja Gaiden games are difficult, and only gamers with good gaming skills can master these games.
The game will laugh at you and call you a Ninja Dog if you choose the easy mode, The combat on the other hand in these games is challenging and will push the players to their limit and personally, I believe that the first game in this franchise was the hardest of all.
If a player is able to beat the Ninja Gaiden game with normal difficulty, then that is considered a big achievement in the gaming community.
|Konami, Ocean Software, Hamster Corporation, Digital Eclipse, Backbone Entertainment, Paul Owens
|Arcade, Mobile, PC, Nintendo
Almost all retro gaming fans must be aware of the legendary game Contra, This game was like a diamond back in the day and there’s no doubt that it still holds up pretty well even today.
This game is super difficult and the controls are really difficult too. Players need to run through different levels and eliminate enemies without getting shot even once.
There are a few lives that players will get and once all of them are gone, that is when the player is going to lose. I have raged many times while playing this game as a kid and if you haven’t played this game yet, then you should definitely give Contra a try.
6. Super Mario Bros
|July 14, 1983
|Arcade, Nintendo Switch, Wii, Atari Consoles, GameCube, PC
Who doesn’t love the Mario games? Super Mario Bros is a cult classic game that almost every gamer worldwide loves.
Mario in this game is on a mission to rescue the princess and meets many hurdles along the way. It isn’t really easy for players to complete this game.
If you aren’t a challenging gamer, you shouldn’t play this game as it pushes gamers to their limits.
7. Elden Ring
|February 25, 2022
|PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
It would be a shame if we left out Elden Ring on our list of the Top 10 hardest games in the world as Elden Ring truly deserves its spot here.
Elden Ring is played from a third-person perspective, and players can freely roam the game’s open-world environment.
Players are given control of a customizable character and the boss fights are surely tough however the regular fights with the side enemies are also challenging and players need to be careful before engaging them as they can do some serious amount of damage to the players.
Rune farming is another difficult element in the game as finding the best rune farming spots in Elden ring can be hard.
8. Getting Over It
|October 6, 2017
If you’re looking for a tough and challenging game, then Getting Over might be the game you should try next. Players in this game need to control a character sitting inside a pot and make him reach the top of the mountain using nothing but a Yosemite hammer.
The Yosemite hammer can be used to grip objects and if you’re already having a bad day, you should probably avoid playing this game as you would probably rage quit it.
The visual quality of this game is really impressive and to be honest that really isn’t going to matter once you start playing this game as I’m pretty sure that you’re going to get frustrated after playing this game for an hour.
|February 24, 2017
|PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
On number 9 we have Cuphead and it follows a small cup who is the main protagonist of the game who is in a deal with the Devil after he loses a game at the Devil’s casino.
The bosses in this game are extremely difficult to defeat with players needing to doge and jump many times and even shooting the enemies.
The final boss in this game is the devil and the difficulty is totally on the next level. Check out Cuphead for more challenging missions if you’re a challenging gamer.
10. Dark Souls
|PlayStation, Xbox, PC
Next up on our list is Dark Souls and if you ask a true gamer about the hardest video games ever, then Dark Souls will surely come to their mind.
Players will have to learn the gameplay mechanics and master the gameplay in order to defeat the bosses in this game. The boss fights in this game are extremely difficult where players need to land a ton of hits in order to defeat the bosses. A 2018 remastered version of this game was also released and you should definitely check it out.
11. God Hand
|September 14, 2006
The final game on our list is God Hand which is a game that was developed for hardcore gamers who enjoy a challenging experience. This game consists of Japanese and Western-themed comedy, this game is considered a cult classic in the gaming community.
Players can beat up their enemies, and perform special moves as well. The thing that’s impressive in this game is that there are hundreds of different moves in the game including jabs, kicks, etc.
The more powerful abilities can be utilized in the game’s God Reel which is a Roulette wheel containing different moves that the player can utilize.
God Hand received mixed reviews from gamers and critics worldwide and even after receiving mixed reviews, this game still holds up to this day and is played by tons of gamers.
This was it for the ten hardest games on PC and we hope you guys understand all the games we’ve mentioned above better.
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