Top 10 Frustrating Video Game Levels

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  • Matthew Shean
    Matthew Shean 3 часа назад

    Lame! Get ocarina of time outta here! Should have at least had halo 2 grave mind in there.

  • Tom Cormier
    Tom Cormier 5 часов назад

    From an unabashed zelda lover, the water temple isn't really that hard. It has benefitted from years of hype. It was frustrating especially in 1998, but not really hard.

  • Xblade
    Xblade 21 час назад

    Im about to do the water temple in ocarina, wish me luck bois.

  • Adam Freedman
    Adam Freedman День назад

    How is Robocop 3 for SNES not on this list

  • Tyler Johnson
    Tyler Johnson 2 дня назад

    Ecco the dolphin laughs at your pitiful list.

  • dell cruz
    dell cruz 2 дня назад

    For Battletoads I used the game genie to have infinite lives and skipping certain levels,otherwise it was enjoyable up til that bike level,toughest one ever

  • Nicole's Novelties
    Nicole's Novelties 2 дня назад

    Spiderman Shattered Dimensions
    Doctor Octopus level

  • Kegan Gowen
    Kegan Gowen 3 дня назад

    There is nothing more frustrating than getting 0:00 on your time, with no hits in the Chocobo race in Final Fantasy X. I broke 3 controllers before I finally beat it.

  • Yung Rebel
    Yung Rebel 3 дня назад

    maximo ghosts to glory, anyone?

  • Thomas Bec
    Thomas Bec 4 дня назад

    Sans' battle in Undertale. What on earth was that. AWESOME soundtrack though.

  • Rick Henderson
    Rick Henderson 4 дня назад

    Getting Gold on Rogue Squadron's Escape from Fest and Raid on Sullest was the hardest thing I ever did in gaming.

  • Bonnie Miller
    Bonnie Miller 4 дня назад

    The fact that I can make people money by waisting time is amazing

  • The Vertical Homestead
    The Vertical Homestead 5 дней назад

    Mega Man game are just hard in general. At least the earlier games.

  • Storm Williams
    Storm Williams 6 дней назад

    Fuck fire and the flames

  • david06101981
    david06101981 6 дней назад

    Damn battletoads level, I was a little kid back then and it took us days to beat it

  • Mr_Giant van veen
    Mr_Giant van veen 7 дней назад

    So how about we go to Mario Bros the lost levels he?

  • Mr_Giant van veen
    Mr_Giant van veen 7 дней назад

    I was 8 years old and i completed goldeneye easily and this map was nothing the prison was Just arghh

  • Daryll Abraham
    Daryll Abraham 8 дней назад

    Instead of the Waterfall from Contra, I would have to say any level from its sequel, Super C. That game NEEDS to be played 2 player.

  • Laurence Ball
    Laurence Ball 8 дней назад


  • Steven Morrison
    Steven Morrison 10 дней назад

    Of all the games I've played I have found Sonic 2 for PS2 the hardest. All the levels after Casino are tough. Especially Metropolis and the final one on Eggman's flying fortress.

  • Jonathan Bradley
    Jonathan Bradley 10 дней назад

    Glad to see Mechwarrior 2 getting a nod, even if it's a negative list, lol. Such an iconic game.

  • Torque Lewith
    Torque Lewith 11 дней назад

    You kidding me? Energy Zone is 10x harder than waterfall on Contra. Waterfall? Level THREE!?!?!?

  • Nin Xyami
    Nin Xyami 11 дней назад

    I agree with the list except contra waterfall... That level is seriously easy if you ask me.. and is really enjoyable too!

  • Caitlyn Hadolt
    Caitlyn Hadolt 11 дней назад

    You forgot every level ever on konkers bad fur day (n64), every level ever on return to castle wolfenstein (pc), and in zelda: majoras mask, towards the end when you're trying to get the final heart pieces and mask when you have to goron roll over the really long path. 🙄🙄🙄

  • Ivo Tiago
    Ivo Tiago 12 дней назад

    I didn´t found Water Temple in Ocarina of Time that dificult or frustrating.

  • Will Th
    Will Th 12 дней назад

    Lol I'd rather play Through the Fire and the Flames on Guitar Hero, shits hard to play

  • SuperZombiepimp
    SuperZombiepimp 13 дней назад

    I'm a boss at ninja gaiden so when I see people struggle at that game it drives me crazy

  • BeerLuckNewSee
    BeerLuckNewSee 14 дней назад

    There is a way harder level in Battledoads when you have to split on wires (2 playes).

  • Michael Meyer
    Michael Meyer 14 дней назад

    I love dk country got the 1st and the 3rd one and beat both and I spent a decent amount of time playin the 2nd one at my bros one night and I can say for sure dk2 is harder than the first and the third but I think it actually almost as good as the first one bc u get both small characters... watching this video really made me crave play in that shit prbly should order it lol

  • zero71234
    zero71234 14 дней назад

    For me the fire temple in ocarina was more difficult than the water temple

  • Foodstamp Amp'd
    Foodstamp Amp'd 14 дней назад

    Every NES game except Mario 1 and 3 😂

  • David Tichborne
    David Tichborne 15 дней назад

    I beat donkey Kong 2

  • Lionfan1986 Gaming Productions
    Lionfan1986 Gaming Productions 15 дней назад

    The second water level in Earthworm Jim made me rage quit. The one where you have to go in the sub twice and the second time you have to navigate a really long labyrinth with very few air re-suppliers. And if you hurry, you run the risk of banging into the walls and cracking the glass on your sub. I only beat that level like twice out of over 200 attempts. Frustrating.

  • Jorge Tellez
    Jorge Tellez 15 дней назад

    I don't know the beginning of driver the very first mission was pretty hard it took me forever to pass it does anyone else remember.!

  • Craig Engel
    Craig Engel 16 дней назад

    I only beat it twice....ever and didn't find out how to beat it until just a few years ago. If you didn't beat the boss by a certain time he was unbeatable. It doesn't get any harder than unbeatable.

  • Peka Motion
    Peka Motion 16 дней назад +1

    Super Mario World - SNES - Level: Tubular

  • Haywood Jablomy
    Haywood Jablomy 17 дней назад

    Ninja gaiden black on original xbox...... the entire game. Its hard as f

    R4COON R4MPAGE 18 дней назад

    No crash bandicoot levels?

  • Sean Botti
    Sean Botti 19 дней назад

    Takedown in MW2, The Militia always pop out of nowhere and shoot me or throw grenades to force me from my cover so they could kill me.

  • Paul Newhouse
    Paul Newhouse 19 дней назад

    The damn WAS hard but isnt hard now that im older

  • Jamy Epstein [gamecatz]
    Jamy Epstein [gamecatz] 19 дней назад

    Dan: No part of this level is easy.
    Me: Actually everything but the Squawks section is easy.

  • Jacob Purtha
    Jacob Purtha 19 дней назад

    That damn water temple level 😑

  • Chris L
    Chris L 19 дней назад

    Mike Tyson from Punchout.

  • MrMotherfuck123
    MrMotherfuck123 19 дней назад

    That Water Temple in Zelda was a Pain in the Ass !

  • duell collins
    duell collins 22 дня назад

    Hey man back then you could look online to figure out where to go on the N64. It was called Another infamous cheat code site at the time

    IAN KOST 23 дня назад

    Battletoads...battletoads. It's not just the turbo tunnel. Having Contra 10 is silly because it doesn't address the Konami code. That matters. The Ninja Gaiden series if you're being honest is top 3.

  • DrFunkadunk
    DrFunkadunk 24 дня назад

    Truth and Reconciliation from the original Halo game. That level was not only a bitch, no matter the difficulty, but was so damm long too.

  • Mike Diaz
    Mike Diaz 25 дней назад

    Where’s the fucking pod racer level from LEGO star wars

  • ViciousDave4Life
    ViciousDave4Life 25 дней назад

    Donkey Kong Country SNES. The 3rd world all greenish one of them it like what, why, wtf, huh, stupid, damn.

  • Robin Lundqvist
    Robin Lundqvist 27 дней назад

    if a dark souls boss isn’t on this list I swear

  • Jae Paul
    Jae Paul 29 дней назад

    Heres another one for everybody and please tell me if im wrong...
    On the 1st Donkey Kong Country... that 1st level in the area with the snow and ice. It was that 1st level with the goddamn barrels. That level was HARD ASF. And then after you beat it, you had to go through another level that had those goddamn ice ropes before you got to the save point. And if you didnt reach that save point, you had to go back to the 3rd area with the trees and beat that boss all over again. That was the hardest area on any DK game.

  • Warren Mazengwe
    Warren Mazengwe 29 дней назад

    As for #1 being Battletoad, I think the similar stage in Battletoad n battlemaniacs for she's was harder. I beat the bed version stage a lot faster.

  • Smelly Poo
    Smelly Poo Месяц назад


  • Chris Glavine
    Chris Glavine Месяц назад

    You got the wrong water temple on yourlist, the ones in Majora's Mask and twlight princess are MUCH worse

    • basilmorrar
      basilmorrar 23 дня назад

      Chris Glavine yup mm’s 4th dungeon ( water temple ) is waaay harder and more complicated than oot’s water temple.

  • Doug Funk
    Doug Funk Месяц назад

    I never had much trouble with the dam level in TMNT... but the game got impossible starting with level 3

  • mv0921 _
    mv0921 _ Месяц назад

    Tomb rider 3 shits on qll these leveles

  • José Torres
    José Torres Месяц назад

    Vato, cuando pasé ese nivel de battletoads, supe que podía triunfar en cualquier cosa o vencer cualquier obstáculo. -si pudiste con ese nivel, puedes con lo que sea!

  • Icewolfcommand
    Icewolfcommand Месяц назад

    Trying to get through the water level in first Ratchet and Clank to meet Captain Quark a d advance game. It's only the 3rd or 4th stage, but frustratingly difficult.

  • Max ettel
    Max ettel Месяц назад

    earth worm jim, the water level :D This was the most Annoying and Frustrting Level for me.

  • Resident Evil Umbrella
    Resident Evil Umbrella Месяц назад

    I think Zuul building in the NES Ghostbusters was frustrating.

  • Pokegirl Kitten Fairy Pixel gaming 2004

    I am stuck on a level / mini boss level from Sonic Unleashed the level is hard you'll have to press x y a b but those flying drones robots kept coming up everywhere in the mini boss level you have to defeat dr. Eggman the flying drones are everywhere

  • Kareema Sadq
    Kareema Sadq Месяц назад

    Mine is black ops story mode

  • Shawn S14
    Shawn S14 Месяц назад

    Maximum carnage the whole second part of the game

  • A Griebel
    A Griebel Месяц назад

    the animal antics part w/ squawks the parrot is flappy bird before flappy bird.

  • Manaphy
    Manaphy Месяц назад

    I made it to 53% on TTFAF GH3 Expert! I still suck :'3

  • John Hosten
    John Hosten Месяц назад

    Ghosts 'n Goblins - any level of that damn game [insert fist shake on behalf of wasted childhood hours]

  • Jae Paul
    Jae Paul Месяц назад

    That Battletoads level was a pain in the ass. I kinda agree with that being number 1. I rarely got pass that level.

    • Jae Paul
      Jae Paul 29 дней назад

      +Warren Mazengwe I never played that one lol damn
      Older games were hell to beat sometimes. Especially Bart Simpson games. Your timing had to be impeccable and it made the game not fun

    • Warren Mazengwe
      Warren Mazengwe 29 дней назад

      I think the one on the super Nintendo (Battletoad n battlemaniacs was harder. It was also stage 4. But you had to do the 3 levels before it perfect because you won't have enough lives to beat level 4. It gets ridiculous timing jumps over pits n ramp dodging barriers. That level made me hare that game cuz I never got to see the rest of it. And still no code to skip that level.

  • Makandada
    Makandada Месяц назад +1

    I fricking love Contra.

  • IceheartOmnis
    IceheartOmnis Месяц назад

    Number 1 Turbo Tunnel? What casuals, Turbo Tunnel is actually easy compared with what follows, Volkmire's Inferno, Rat Race, Clinger Winger, now THAT'S frustrating.

  • PhillyPhil201
    PhillyPhil201 Месяц назад

    The water temple is the hardest - legend of Zelda

  • Oakley Beast
    Oakley Beast Месяц назад

    Where is the 3rd airship in super Mario bros 3????

  • Samuel Glidden-Fry
    Samuel Glidden-Fry 2 месяца назад +1

    Geometry Dash- Deadlocked

      R4COON R4MPAGE 18 дней назад

      Samuel Glidden-Fry nah bloodlust

  • Chris
    Chris 2 месяца назад +1

    Pretty sure that carnival level in sonic 2 is the worst level of all time.

  • Cody Boothe
    Cody Boothe 2 месяца назад

    Twilight princess level where you had to make sure the carriage with the zora prince in it got to kakariko village safely

  • Mike Grise
    Mike Grise 2 месяца назад

    “It’s not like you could google where to go back then.” Back then you had to read the players guide and if that didn’t help you’re shit outta luck

  • Jay Nicks
    Jay Nicks 2 месяца назад

    the only one's I can relate to are 1 & 2. (both in which I can proudly say I've beaten)

  • Insomnia Burger
    Insomnia Burger 2 месяца назад +1

    D I S A P P O I N T M E N T!

  • Sashabox 360
    Sashabox 360 2 месяца назад +1

    These hardest levels are definitely seemed out of place for a game that was meant to entertain. And it surely raged a lot of young gamers.

  • Mr Singh
    Mr Singh 2 месяца назад

    Can't believe someone did the Battletoads level blind folded live O:

  • Cory Brummell
    Cory Brummell 2 месяца назад

    The zelda id have to disagree. Took awhile as a kid to work through it but overall not difficult. Only if u knew the shortcut to beating shadow link miniboss

  • Quinncubus
    Quinncubus 2 месяца назад

    Dead Ahead from Hotline Miami 2
    That fucking lava race in conkers bad fur day

  • max max
    max max 2 месяца назад

    Rayman on ps1 the whole game is challange!!!!!!

  • Daniel Curien
    Daniel Curien 2 месяца назад

    Metal Slug 3 Final Mission, where all you work to defeat Morden was in vain and then you witness your character you chose be abducted by an alien and now the most frustrating part of the Final Mission, Kill Clones of the captured character... If that wasn't bad enough, after you rescued the character who was captured, now you have to deal with the same clones but in ZOMBIE form... (Good luck trying to beat that part without dying)

  • Pixelking251
    Pixelking251 2 месяца назад

    I doubted the 3rd one was going to be what it was

  • Paul Breza
    Paul Breza 2 месяца назад

    4:27 says Guitar Hero 3 but shows Guitar Hero Smash Hits. The Smash Hits version of Through The Fire and Flames was WAY easier the GH3. BTW Fury Of The Storm was harder than that one.

  • Jonathan Rojas
    Jonathan Rojas 2 месяца назад

    Level 7, 11, and 12 in battletoads were way harder than the 3rd.

  • Nicole B
    Nicole B 2 месяца назад +1

    14. Square Candies Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

  • Nicole B
    Nicole B 2 месяца назад +2

    13. Saving Aunt Josephine Lemony Snicket

  • Nicole B
    Nicole B 2 месяца назад +1

    12. Mine Maze Charlie and the chocolate factory

  • fleshwoundNPG
    fleshwoundNPG 2 месяца назад

    The honorable mention of "Velvet Hammer" in MechWarrior 2 is kinda...ridiculous. Just don't pick up the limo first. Go down its path and eliminate the ambush points first. THEN once all the threats are gone, rendezvous with the limo. Hell, I shut down at the mech hangar waiting for the level to auto-end.
    The level is not hard at all, but it is one of the oddest levels ever. A combat mission dealing with urban warfare...and the main objective is escort a limo to an opera house? Ok.

    TRIGGERED CAT 2 месяца назад


  • scottythegreat1
    scottythegreat1 2 месяца назад

    Seiken Densetsu 3 (SNES - Japan Only, sequel to Secret of Mana) - Moonreading tower:
    (for those who havent played this game) This part of the game is non-linear, you have to beat the mana beasts for certain elements. You get to pick which mana beasts you fight up against, and the dungeons that they are in. Monsters have a set difficulty level of being at level 26 in the first dungeon you go into (again, whichever one you pick first), and the final dungeon you choose from (since there are 7 god beasts to defeat), the monsters are at level 40. So, as your level up throughout this non-linear gameplay, so do the monsters.
    When you actually go to the Moonreading tower......the boring repetitive pattern this tower has, and the most boring most repetitive music in the game is playing in the background. What makes this level so difficult is all the wolves around, the "silver wolf" will heal all the monsters on the screen again, and again, making the level hard enough, but the "bloody wolf" monsters will periodically cast the "Suzaku Sky Dance" and practically kill all three of your team members in one shot, and sometimes they cast "suzaku sky dance" just as youre walking onto the map, without any warning, making you have to heal up and use your angels grails up. Let us not forget that the God Beast Dolan is at the top of this tower awaiting to climb up to the top of the tower to greet you. If youve never played the game before, and have never beaten Dolan, be very well prepared, I know the first time I played Dolan, after 20 minutes of trying to beat him, I just gave up. The moonreading tower is certainly one of the more nerve-wracking points of the 1990s RPG era.
    This may not be a #1 on the difficulty scale, but its certainly up there, there werent that many RPGs on this list.

  • Green Heart
    Green Heart 3 месяца назад

    Ninja Gaiden level was easy once you learn about enemies disappearing from platforms. The final boss is asshole though.

  • Alex Talking
    Alex Talking 3 месяца назад

    Green Hill Zone Broskis

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    maytheforce betrayyou 3 месяца назад


  • Beyond Daylight
    Beyond Daylight 3 месяца назад

    Xan from Unreal Tournament.

  • Javier Gallego
    Javier Gallego 3 месяца назад

    "With all the time spent just trying to pass this dragon force song, you probably could've gone pretty decent at playing an actual guitar" hahahaha WatchMojo rocks!!!

  • Conrad Sutton
    Conrad Sutton 3 месяца назад

    my list is only 5 levels
    5. mission 6-4 ninja gaiden
    4. cortana halo 3
    3. the perfect run super mario galaxy 2
    2. the library halo ce
    1. gravemind halo 2

  • Conrad Sutton
    Conrad Sutton 3 месяца назад

    every level of halo 2 on legendary difficulty is suicide

  • EnemyAce88
    EnemyAce88 3 месяца назад

    The only way to do the Turbo Tunnel was to play it a bunch of times and memorize the pattern. It comes at you way too fast to just react and be able to survive.