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Hardest Games/ROMHacks You've Ever Played?

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Alright I'll admit it, I'm somewhat of a masochist when it comes to video games. I love a good challenge, and sometimes I love playing video games that are painstakingly difficult and tormenting to try and get through without failure. I have already played a couple of notoriously difficult games here-and-there, but I was wondering if anyone else knew of any I should give a try? Or just if anyone has any experiences playing extremely difficult and challenging games in general. What were these games and what made them difficult?

As I usually do when I make threads, I'll list extremely difficult games I have played before (but not necessarily completed) just to get the ball rolling:

Console Games

✿ All of the Ninja Gaiden games (on the NES)
✿ Super Monkey Ball (GameCube)
✿ Super Meat Boy (Especially if you're trying to 100% it and get all Achievements)
✿ Ghosts 'n Goblins


✿ I Wanna Be The Guy (including other fangames based off of it):
     - I Wanna Be The Fangame (This, along with the original IWBTG are the only ones I have ever completed)
     - I Wanna Be The Guy: Gaiden
     - I Wanna Be The Cat
     - I Wanna Be The Boshy
     - I Wanna Kill The Kamilia 1/2/3

✿ Kaizo Mario World
✿ Super Mario 74 Extreme Edition by Lugmillord

And... that's about all I can think of for now. .3.


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Games played:


- NES and SNES and XBox Ninja Garden

- Ikagura

- Battletoads

- Sekiro


Games completed:

- Demon Souls (Platinum)

- Dark Souls (Platinum including DLC)

- Dark Souls Remastered (Platinum)

- Dark Souls II (Platinum including DLC)

- Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (Platinum)

- Dark Souls III (Platinum including DLC)

- Bloodborne (Platinum including DLC)

- Salt and Sanctuary


That's all I can remember at the moment





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 Though difficult in a quite different sense from the other games listed, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is absolutely brutal in terms of its difficulty, even without throwing in the second wave features, Enemy Within expansion, ironman mode, and highest difficulty levels. With all that, the game becomes a strategic and logistical nightmare that many regard as nearly unplayable. I have yet to win with all conditions active, mostly due to lack of funding and quickly inflating panic.

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Ninja Gaiden 2 for the 360 was a fun bit of rage for me. Even more so when my best friend was way better at it than I was. 

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