Brutally difficult video games

A Listmania! list by Prinny_dood
The list author says: "For those who want to play something challenging. Obviously not a complete list, but this should provide you with some new titles to test your skills (and patience) on."
Demon's Souls
1.  Demon's Souls by Atlus
The list author says:
  "Ok, come on, you knew this game was going to be on here.  The game is brutal, but fair.  Since the enemies are always in the same places, it's more a matter of practice than sheer difficulty, but it's quite fun and worthy of making this list."
$16.34   Used & New from: $9.86
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (575 customer reviews) | 39 customer discussions

Ninja Gaiden Sigma
2.  Ninja Gaiden Sigma by Tecmo Koei
The list author says:
  "Another obvious title.  But it doesn't get truly hard until your unlock the higher difficulties -- until then, again, it's just a matter of practicing (hint: use "Flying Swallow" or "Izuna Drop").  Obviously, this applies to all versions of the 1st Ninja Gaiden game."
$18.48   Used & New from: $4.89
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
3.  Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 by Tecmo Koei
The list author says:
  "Pretty much everything I said about the first game applies here.  Healing is more forgiving, but regular monsters are more difficult.  Again, this also applies to the 360 version."
$17.60   Used & New from: $7.06
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Super Meat Boy Ultra Edition - PC
4.  Super Meat Boy Ultra Edition - PC by Team Meat
The list author says:
  "This is hard.  It's an incredibly brutal, unforgiving 2D platformer.  Expect to die...a lot.  Even I haven't finished this one's main story yet."
Used & New from: $20.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Prinny: Can I Really Be The Hero? - Sony PSP
5.  Prinny: Can I Really Be The Hero? - Sony PSP by NIS America
The list author says:
  "A spin-off of the Disgaea series, this game shifts from SRPG to intense 2D platformer.  Unlike Super Meat Boy, Prinny has a variety of attacks available to him (slash, air slash, hip pound), so expect more combat."
$29.24   Used & New from: $9.95
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Prinny™ 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood!
6.  Prinny™ 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood! by Tecmo Koei
The list author says:
  "Another Prinny game -- pretty much everything from before applies now."
$63.82   Used & New from: $7.66
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Catherine - Playstation 3
7.  Catherine - Playstation 3 by Atlus
The list author says:
  "Assuming you don't play on Easy, this game provides quite a challenge.  Admittedly, the "Undo" button removes much of the difficulty of the puzzles, but don't get cocky -- on "Hard", not only do the puzzles become more challenging, but the game also removes the Undo feature."
$17.91   Used & New from: $12.48
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne
8.  Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne by Atlus U.S.A, Inc
The list author says:
  "A truly great turn-based RPG, but also one of the most unforgiving.  Expect most bosses (especially early on in the game) to wipe the floor with you on the first attempt.  The trick here isn't just to level grind, but rather to set up your party correctly for the fight."
$15.67   Used & New from: $9.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona - Sony PSP
9.  Shin Megami Tensei: Persona - Sony PSP by Atlus Video Games
The list author says:
  "To clarify, the main story isn't terribly bad -- however, the alternate "Snow Queen" storyline is brutal.  Each tower you enter has its own way of making your journey more difficult.  Add to that a time limit for each tower and the game suddenly becomes much more challenging than its main story."
$19.99   Used & New from: $15.89
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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Demon souls vs. dark souls? 5 22 days ago
I will buy when it goes back to $39.99.. 15 Feb 12, 2014
Boss Fights 13 Aug 10, 2013
Online password or code 1 Jul 6, 2013
Is it like persona? 3 Jun 12, 2013
Atlus is reprinting 5 Apr 5, 2013
story 5 Mar 4, 2013
Why is this still MSRP? 8 Nov 11, 2012
Catherine 19.99 on PSN 2 Nov 5, 2012
Do you need to play the Persona games in order? 3 Nov 5, 2012
Limited Edition? 2 Sep 6, 2012
Catherine or Katherine? Or Erica? 10 Jul 11, 2012
 
   

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