Out Now

Here is the complete list of games you can find inside Nintendo Life. It is possible to reorder the list below by clicking on the headings such as release date.

Title Rating System Publisher Players Genre » US Date Price
Final Fantasy II Final Fantasy II
aka Final Fantasy IV (Japan)
8/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 08 Mar 10 800 points
Final Fantasy III Final Fantasy III
aka Final Fantasy VI (Japan)
9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 30 Jun 11 800 points
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Final Fantasy IV: The After Years 7/10 WiiWare Square Enix 4 RPG 01 Jun 09 800 points
Final Fantasy Legend III Final Fantasy Legend III 7/10 Game Boy Sunsoft 1 RPG 29 Sep 93 -
Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest
aka Mystic Quest Legend
7/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 18 Oct 10 800 points
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 05 Oct 10 -
Fire Emblem Fire Emblem - GBA Nintendo - RPG 04 Dec 14 $7.99
Fire Emblem Fire Emblem - GBA Nintendo - RPG 03 Nov 03 -
Fire Emblem: Awakening Fire Emblem: Awakening
aka Fire Emblem: Kakusei (Japan)
9/10 3DS Nintendo 1 RPG 04 Feb 13 -
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 8/10 DS Nintendo - RPG 16 Feb 09 -
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones 9/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 23 Mar 05 -
Fossil Fighters Fossil Fighters 7/10 DS Nintendo 2 RPG 10 Aug 09 -
Fossil Fighters: Champions Fossil Fighters: Champions - DS Nintendo 4 RPG 14 Nov 11 -
Glory of Heracles Glory of Heracles 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 RPG 18 Jan 10 -
GO Series: Picdun GO Series: Picdun 9/10 DSiWare Gamebridge 1 RPG 06 Jun 11 500 points
Golden Sun Golden Sun 8/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 11 Nov 01 -
Golden Sun Golden Sun 8/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 17 Apr 14 -
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Golden Sun: Dark Dawn 8/10 DS Nintendo 1 RPG 29 Nov 10 -
Golden Sun: The Lost Age Golden Sun: The Lost Age 8/10 GBA Nintendo 2 RPG 14 Apr 03 -
Grinsia Grinsia 6/10 3DS eShop Nicalis 1 RPG 08 May 14 $10.00
Harvest Moon DS: Grand Bazaar Harvest Moon DS: Grand Bazaar 8/10 DS Natsume 4 RPG 24 Aug 10 -
Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley - 3DS Natsume 1 RPG 04 Nov 14 -
Illusion of Gaia Illusion of Gaia
aka Illusion of Time
8/10 SNES Nintendo 1 RPG 01 Sep 94 -
Inazuma Eleven Inazuma Eleven 9/10 3DS eShop Nintendo 2 RPG 13 Feb 14 $19.99
Infinite Frontier Super Robot Wars OG Saga Infinite Frontier Super Robot Wars OG Saga - DS Banpresto 1 RPG 29 Apr 09 -
Infinite Space Infinite Space 8/10 DS SEGA 1 RPG 16 Mar 10 -
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days 7/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 29 Sep 09 -
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Kingdom Hearts Re:coded 7/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 11 Jan 11 -
Knights in the Nightmare Knights in the Nightmare 8/10 DS Atlus 1 RPG 02 Jun 09 -
Lagoon Lagoon - SNES Kemco 1 RPG 18 Jul 91 -
Landstalker Landstalker 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 03 Sep 07 800 points
Legend of the River King Legend of the River King 8/10 GBC Natsume 1 RPG 28 Mar 13 $4.99
Legend of the River King 2 Legend of the River King 2 8/10 GBC Natsume 1 RPG 18 Sep 14 $4.99
Legend of the River King 2 Legend of the River King 2 8/10 GBC Natsume 1 RPG 01 Jul 01 -
Legends of Exidia Legends of Exidia
aka Exidia Zenki (Japanese Title)
6/10 DSiWare Gameloft 1 RPG 01 Feb 10 800 points
Light Crusader Light Crusader 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 31 Dec 07 800 points
Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals
aka Estpolis 2
9/10 SNES Natsume 1 RPG 23 Feb 95 -
Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals
aka Estpolis: The Lands Cursed by the Gods
9/10 DS Natsume 1 RPG 19 Oct 10 -
Lufia: The Legend Returns Lufia: The Legend Returns 6/10 GBC Natsume 1 RPG 20 Sep 01 -
Luminous Arc Luminous Arc 5/10 DS Atlus - RPG 14 Aug 07 -
Luminous Arc 2 Luminous Arc 2 8/10 DS Atlus 1 RPG 18 Nov 08 -
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
aka Mario & Luigi RPG 3
10/10 DS Nintendo 1 RPG 14 Sep 09 -
Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 RPG 28 Nov 05 -
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga 9/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 17 Nov 03 -
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga 9/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 03 Apr 14 $7.99
Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect 3
aka Mass Effect 3: Special Edition
9/10 Wii U Electronic Arts 1 RPG 18 Nov 12 -
Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer 7/10 DS SEGA 1 RPG 04 Mar 08 -
Nostalgia Nostalgia 9/10 DS Ignition Entertai... 1 RPG 27 Oct 09 -
Odama Odama 7/10 GCN Nintendo 1 RPG 10 Apr 06 -
One Piece Romance Dawn One Piece Romance Dawn 3/10 3DS Bandai Namco Games 1 RPG 11 Feb 14 -
Paper Mario Paper Mario 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 RPG 16 Jul 07 1,000 points
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door 8/10 GCN Nintendo 1 RPG 11 Oct 04 -
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth 9/10 3DS Atlus 1 RPG 25 Nov 14 -
Phantasy Star Phantasy Star 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 RPG 31 Aug 09 500 points
Phantasy Star II Phantasy Star II 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 18 Feb 08 800 points
Phantasy Star III Phantasy Star III 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 21 Apr 08 800 points
Phantasy Star IV Phantasy Star IV 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 22 Dec 08 800 points
Phantasy Star Online: Episode I & II Phantasy Star Online: Episode I & II
aka PSO: Episode 1 & 2
- GCN Atari 4 RPG 29 Oct 02 -
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy - 3DS eShop Capcom 1 RPG 11 Dec 14 $29.99
Pier Solar and the Great Architects Pier Solar and the Great Architects 6/10 Wii U eShop WaterMelon 4 RPG 06 Nov 14 $14.99
Planet Crashers Planet Crashers 6/10 3DS eShop UTV Ignition 1 RPG 26 Jul 12 $9.99
Pokémon Black and White 2 Pokémon Black and White 2
aka Pokemon Black and White 2
9/10 DS Nintendo - RPG 07 Oct 12 -
Pokémon Diamond & Pearl Pokémon Diamond & Pearl
aka Pokémon Diamond, Pokémon Pearl
9/10 DS Nintendo 8 RPG 22 Apr 07 -
Pokémon Dream Radar Pokémon Dream Radar 6/10 3DS eShop Nintendo 1 RPG 07 Oct 12 $2.99
Pokémon Emerald Pokémon Emerald 7/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 30 Apr 05 -
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - DS Nintendo - RPG 12 Oct 09 -
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire 9/10 3DS Nintendo 1 RPG 21 Nov 14 -
Pokémon Platinum Pokémon Platinum 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 RPG 22 Mar 09 -
Pokémon Red and Blue Pokémon Red and Blue 9/10 Game Boy Nintendo 1 RPG 30 Sep 98 -
Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire - GBA Nintendo - RPG 19 Mar 03 -
Project X Zone Project X Zone
aka Project Cross Zone
8/10 3DS Bandai Namco (2) 1 RPG 25 Jun 13 -
Radiant Historia Radiant Historia - DS Atlus 1 RPG 22 Feb 11 -
Rondo of Swords Rondo of Swords - DS Atlus - RPG 15 Apr 08 -
Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon - DS Rising Star Games 1 RPG 18 Nov 08 -
Rune Factory 4 Rune Factory 4 9/10 3DS XSEED Games 1 RPG 01 Oct 13 -
Rune Factory: Frontier Rune Factory: Frontier 8/10 Wii Rising Star Games 1 RPG 17 Mar 09 -
Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love
aka Sakura Taisen V (Japanese title)
9/10 Wii NIS America 1 RPG 23 Mar 10 -
Sands of Destruction Sands of Destruction
aka World Destruction (Japan)
8/10 DS SEGA 1 RPG 12 Jan 10 -
Secret of Evermore Secret of Evermore 8/10 SNES Squaresoft 1 RPG 15 Oct 95 -
Secret of Mana Secret of Mana 9/10 SNES Square Enix 3 RPG 13 Oct 08 800 points
Shadowrun Shadowrun 9/10 SNES Data East 1 RPG 01 Nov 93 -
Shin Megami Tensei IV Shin Megami Tensei IV 9/10 3DS Atlus 1 RPG 16 Jul 13 -
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers 9/10 3DS Atlus 1 RPG 16 Apr 13 -
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 - DS Atlus 1 RPG 28 Feb 12 -
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked
aka Devil Survivor: Over Clock (JPN)
8/10 3DS Atlus 1 RPG 23 Aug 11 -
Shining in the Darkness Shining in the Darkness 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 13 Aug 07 800 points
Sigma Star Saga Sigma Star Saga - GBA Namco 1 RPG 16 Aug 05 -
Skies of Arcadia Legends Skies of Arcadia Legends - GCN SEGA 1 RPG 27 Jan 03 -
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter Solatorobo: Red the Hunter 9/10 DS Bandai Namco (2) 4 RPG 27 Sep 11 -
Soul Blazer Soul Blazer 9/10 SNES Enix 1 RPG 27 Oct 92 -
Stonekeep: Bones of the Ancestors Stonekeep: Bones of the Ancestors 3/10 WiiWare Interplay 1 RPG 19 Jan 12 500 points
Suikoden: Tierkreis Suikoden: Tierkreis 7/10 DS Konami 1 RPG 17 Mar 09 -
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 RPG 01 Sep 08 800 points
Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier - DS Atlus 1 RPG 28 Apr 09 -
Sword of Vermilion Sword of Vermilion 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 05 Mar 07 800 points
Tales of the Abyss Tales of the Abyss 8/10 3DS Bandai Namco (2) 1 RPG 14 Feb 12 -
The Denpa Men 2: Beyond The Waves The Denpa Men 2: Beyond The Waves 9/10 3DS eShop Genius Sonority - RPG 30 May 13 $11.99
The Denpa Men 3: The Rise of Digitoll The Denpa Men 3: The Rise of Digitoll
aka Denpa Ningen RPG 3 (Japan)
9/10 3DS eShop Genius Sonority 1 RPG 08 May 14 $9.99
The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave 9/10 3DS eShop Genius Sonority 1 RPG 27 Sep 12 $9.99
The Final Fantasy Legend The Final Fantasy Legend
aka Makai Toushi SaGa
- Game Boy Squaresoft 1 RPG 30 Sep 90 $800.00
The Keep The Keep 8/10 3DS eShop Cinemax 1 RPG 11 Sep 14 $12.99
The Last Story The Last Story 8/10 Wii Nintendo 6 RPG 14 Aug 12 -
The Legend of Korra: A New Era Begins The Legend of Korra: A New Era Begins - 3DS Activision 1 RPG 28 Oct 14 $29.99
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap 9/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 10 Jan 05 -
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap 9/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 16 Dec 11 -
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap 9/10 GBA Nintendo 1 RPG 05 Jun 14 $7.99
The Sword of Hope II The Sword of Hope II 8/10 Game Boy Kemco 1 RPG 12 Jul 12 $2.99
The World Ends With You The World Ends With You 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 22 Apr 08 -
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark 7/10 3DS Activision 1 RPG 24 Jun 14 -
Unchained Blades Unchained Blades 8/10 3DS eShop XSEED Games 1 RPG 03 Jan 13 $29.99
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 17 Mar 09 -
Weapon Shop De Omasse Weapon Shop De Omasse 9/10 3DS eShop Level 5 1 RPG 20 Feb 14 $7.99
Xenoblade Chronicles Xenoblade Chronicles
aka Xenoblade, Monado
9/10 Wii Nintendo 1 RPG 06 Apr 12 -
Young Justice: Legacy Young Justice: Legacy 1/10 3DS eShop Little Orbit 1 RPG 28 Nov 13 $19.99
Ys Book I & II Ys Book I & II 9/10 TG-16 Nihon Falcom 1 RPG 25 Aug 08 800 points
Zenonia Zenonia 9/10 DSiWare Gamevil USA Inc. 1 RPG 27 Sep 10 800 points
1942 1942 5/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 24 Jan 11 800 points
3D Classics: TwinBee 3D Classics: TwinBee 9/10 3DS eShop Nintendo 1 Shooter 22 Sep 11 $4.99
3D Classics: Xevious 3D Classics: Xevious 7/10 3DS eShop Nintendo 1 Shooter 21 Jul 11 $5.99
99Bullets 99Bullets 8/10 DSiWare EnjoyUp Games 1 Shooter 23 May 11 500 points
99Seconds 99Seconds 6/10 Wii U eShop EnjoyUp Games 1 Shooter 02 Oct 14 $2.49
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy 8/10 3DS Bandai Namco Games 1 Shooter 15 Nov 11 -
Air Zonk Air Zonk 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 09 Jul 07 600 points
Armageddon Operation Dragon Armageddon Operation Dragon 2/10 DSiWare EnjoyUp Games 1 Shooter 02 May 13 500 points
Axelay Axelay 8/10 SNES Konami 1 Shooter 12 Nov 07 800 points
Big Town Shoot Out Big Town Shoot Out 3/10 WiiWare Performance Desig... 4 Shooter 30 Jun 11 500 points
Bio-Hazard Battle Bio-Hazard Battle 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Shooter 26 Feb 07 800 points
BIT.TRIP FATE BIT.TRIP FATE 9/10 WiiWare Aksys Games 1 Shooter 25 Oct 10 800 points
BIT.TRIP SAGA BIT.TRIP SAGA 7/10 3DS Aksys Games 4 Shooter 13 Sep 11 -
Blazing Lazers Blazing Lazers 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 21 May 07 600 points
Blood Beach Blood Beach 2/10 WiiWare Coresoft, Inc. 1 Shooter 17 May 10 1,000 points
Call of Duty: Ghosts Call of Duty: Ghosts 6/10 Wii U Activision 4 Shooter 05 Nov 13 -
Carnival King Carnival King 7/10 WiiWare Incredible Techno... 2 Shooter 02 Nov 09 700 points
Castle of Shikigami III Castle of Shikigami III 8/10 Wii Aksys Games 2 Shooter 13 May 08 -
Chain Blaster Chain Blaster 7/10 3DS eShop G-STYLE 1 Shooter 25 Jul 13 $6.99
Cosmos X2 Cosmos X2 6/10 DSiWare Saturnine Games 1 Shooter 30 Aug 10 500 points
Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine 6/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Shooter 09 Nov 09 500 points
Darius Twin Darius Twin 5/10 SNES Taito 2 Shooter 13 Dec 10 800 points
Dead Moon Dead Moon 4/10 TG-16 Natsume 1 Shooter 04 Jun 07 600 points
Dementium: The Ward Dementium: The Ward 7/10 DS SouthPeak Games - Shooter 31 Oct 07 -
Donkey Kong 3 Donkey Kong 3 - Arcade Nintendo 2 Shooter 26 Oct 83 -
Double Bloob Double Bloob 3/10 DSiWare Bloober Team 1 Shooter 01 Dec 11 500 points
Dragon Spirit Dragon Spirit 6/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 02 Jul 07 600 points
Dream Trigger 3D Dream Trigger 3D 3/10 3DS D3Publisher 2 Shooter 10 May 11 -
Eco Shooter: Plant 530 Eco Shooter: Plant 530
aka 530 Eco Shooter
7/10 WiiWare Nintendo 1 Shooter 21 Dec 09 1,000 points
Escape The Virus: Shoot 'Em Up! Escape The Virus: Shoot 'Em Up! 5/10 DSiWare Teyon 1 Shooter 30 Aug 12 200 points
Escape the Virus: Swarm Survival Escape the Virus: Swarm Survival 7/10 DSiWare Teyon - Shooter 28 Jun 12 200 points
Exed Exes Exed Exes 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 10 Jan 11 800 points
Faceball 2000 Faceball 2000 8/10 Game Boy Bullet-Proof 4 Shooter 30 Nov 91 -
Fantasy Zone Fantasy Zone 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 14 Apr 08 500 points