Top 10 HARDEST First Levels in Video Games

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Man, these games really don’t ease you into it…They are the most difficult, challenging, and downright friggin HARD AS BALLS levels that you have to play first in games. Welcome to and today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 HARDEST First Levels in Video Games!

#10. Skynet “The Terminator” (1992)
#9. Arkham Asylum “Batman Forever” (1995)
#8. The Drawbridge “Dragon’s Lair” (1990)
#7. Tatooine Speeder “Super Star Wars Return of the Jedi” (1995)
#6. Temple of Trials “Fallout 2” (1998)
#5. The Streets of Springfield “The Simpsons Bart vs. the Space Mutants” (1991)
#4. Pewter City Gym “Pokémon Yellow” (1999)
#3, #2 & #1: ????

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10 thoughts on “Top 10 HARDEST First Levels in Video Games

  1. I downloaded a nes emulator a few weeks ago and the first two games I downloaded were Bart vs the Space Mutants and Star Wars. They are both extremely tough. Gamers those days must have had way more patience because DAMN

  2. Driver Superman and Return of the Jedi are tough but here’s one: start as a mage in Dragon Age: Origins. The beginning has you trapped in the Fade where you have to figure out what to do and where to go, then you are tasked with clearing out the basement. Filled with giant spiders that teleport right behind you, jump out at the screen and in your face, they can poison, web you up and use their overwhelm ability where they pin you to the ground and bite you to death. You can easily face five or more at the one time and you are just too underpowered to fight.

    But Ninja Gaiden 3: Razors Edge takes the cake. Those damn suicide bombers make the first level impossible and even with the promise of Kasumi and Ayane goodness it’s just not worth playing through.

  3. i say it forever the opening stage of jurassic park for sega genesis not able to jump and high or you die not able to jump down and u die. plus can;t swim so guess what you die. hardest level to beat if u are new to the game.

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