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Here is the complete list of DS games on 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
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 8/10 DS Nintendo - RPG 16 Feb 09 -
Retro Game Challenge Retro Game Challenge 8/10 DS XSEED Games 1 Action 10 Feb 09 -
Big Bang Mini Big Bang Mini 6/10 DS SouthPeak Games 2 Action 20 Jan 09 -
Moon Moon 8/10 DS Gamebridge 1 Action 13 Jan 09 -
Game & Watch Collection Game & Watch Collection 6/10 DS Nintendo 1 Action 16 Dec 08 -
Build-a-lot Build-a-lot
aka BUILD-A-LOT
- DS MumboJumbo 1 Simulation 09 Dec 08 -
Mushroom Men: Rise of the Fungi Mushroom Men: Rise of the Fungi - DS SouthPeak Games 1 Action 02 Dec 08 -
Prince of Persia: The Fallen King Prince of Persia: The Fallen King - DS Ubisoft 1 Action 02 Dec 08 -
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 Action 25 Nov 08 -
Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What To Eat? Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What To Eat?
aka Personal Trainer: Cooking (US title)
- DS Nintendo 1 Creative 24 Nov 08 -
Luminous Arc 2 Luminous Arc 2 8/10 DS Atlus 1 RPG 18 Nov 08 -
Metal Slug 7 Metal Slug 7 8/10 DS Ignition Entertai... 2 Action 18 Nov 08 -
Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon - DS Rising Star Games 1 RPG 18 Nov 08 -
Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff - DS Tecmo 1 Sports 18 Nov 08 -
Skate It Skate It 6/10 DS Electronic Arts 2 Sports 17 Nov 08 -
Populous DS Populous DS 5/10 DS Rising Star Games 4 Simulation 11 Nov 08 -
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Adventure 10 Nov 08 -
Ninjatown Ninjatown 8/10 DS SouthPeak Games 2 Creative 28 Oct 08 -
Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia - DS Konami - Action 21 Oct 08 -
Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ 8/10 DS Gammick Entertain... - Action 21 Oct 08 -
What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver - DS Atari 1 Creative 20 Oct 08 -
Littlest Pet Shop: Winter Littlest Pet Shop: Winter 8/10 DS Electronic Arts 1 Creative 14 Oct 08 -
Bleach: Dark Souls Bleach: Dark Souls - DS SEGA - Fighting 07 Oct 08 -
Pipe Mania Pipe Mania
aka Pipe Dream (name of LucasFilm Games ports in arcade and other platforms)
8/10 DS Empire Interactive 1 Puzzle 30 Sep 08 -
Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood 8/10 DS SEGA 1 Adventure 30 Sep 08 -
Unsolved Crimes Unsolved Crimes - DS Empire Interactive 1 Creative 30 Sep 08 -
Disgaea DS Disgaea DS 9/10 DS Koei 1 RPG 23 Sep 08 -
Time Hollow Time Hollow 7/10 DS Konami 1 Adventure 23 Sep 08 -
Kirby Super Star Ultra Kirby Super Star Ultra 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 Action 22 Sep 08 -
Sim City Creator Sim City Creator
aka Sim City DS 2
- DS Electronic Arts 1 Strategy 22 Sep 08 -
Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir 5/10 DS Nintendo 1 Adventure 08 Sep 08 -
Spore Spore - DS Electronic Arts 1 Creative 07 Sep 08 -
N+ N+ - DS Atari 2 Platformer 26 Aug 08 -
PictoImage PictoImage 5/10 DS SEGA 8 Creative 26 Aug 08 -
Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness - DS Natsume 1 Adventure 25 Aug 08 -
Race Driver: Create & Race Race Driver: Create & Race - DS Codemasters 2 Creative 05 Aug 08 -
Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy IV 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 Adventure 22 Jul 08 -
New International Track and Field New International Track and Field - DS Konami 4 Sports 21 Jul 08 -
Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 - DS Atlus 1 Action 30 Jun 08 -
7 Wonders of the Ancient World 7 Wonders of the Ancient World 6/10 DS MumboJumbo 1 Puzzle 27 Jun 08 -
The World Ends With You The World Ends With You 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 22 Apr 08 -
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time / Darkness Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time / Darkness - DS Nintendo 1 Action 19 Apr 08 -
Rondo of Swords Rondo of Swords - DS Atlus - RPG 15 Apr 08 -
Teenage Zombies: Invasion of the Alien Brain Thingys! Teenage Zombies: Invasion of the Alien Brain Thingys! 7/10 DS Ignition Entertai... 1 Adventure 11 Apr 08 -
Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword 8/10 DS Ubisoft 1 Action 25 Mar 08 -
SEGA Superstars Tennis SEGA Superstars Tennis - DS SEGA 1 Action 18 Mar 08 -
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring Of Fates Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring Of Fates - DS Square Enix - Fighting 11 Mar 08 -
Nanostray 2 Nanostray 2
aka N2
- DS Majesco 2 - 11 Mar 08 -
Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer 7/10 DS SEGA 1 RPG 04 Mar 08 -
Harvest Moon DS: Sunshine Islands Harvest Moon DS: Sunshine Islands 7/10 DS Rising Star Games 1 Adventure 21 Feb 08 -
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney - DS Capcom 1 Adventure 12 Feb 08 -
Professor Layton and the Curious Village Professor Layton and the Curious Village 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Adventure 10 Feb 08 -
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games 7/10 DS SEGA 4 Action 22 Jan 08 -
Advance Wars: Days of Ruin Advance Wars: Days of Ruin
aka Advance Wars: Dark Conflict, Famicom Wars DS 2
9/10 DS Nintendo 4 Strategy 21 Jan 08 -
Jackass the Game DS Jackass the Game DS - DS Red Mile Entertai... 2 Adventure 08 Jan 08 -
Draglade Draglade - DS Atlus 2 Action 04 Dec 07 -
Puzzle Quest Puzzle Quest 8/10 DS D3Publisher 2 Puzzle 29 Nov 07 -
Geometry Wars Galaxies Geometry Wars Galaxies 8/10 DS Sierra 2 Action 27 Nov 07 -
Mario Party DS Mario Party DS - DS Nintendo 2 Action 19 Nov 07 -
Contra 4 Contra 4
aka Contra IV, Contra: Dual Spirits
9/10 DS Konami 1 Action 13 Nov 07 -
Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends - DS Majesco - Action 13 Nov 07 -
Jenga Jenga - DS Atari 2 Action 13 Nov 07 -
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker - DS Square Enix 1 RPG 06 Nov 07 -
Ontamarama Ontamarama - DS Atlus 1 Action 06 Nov 07 -
Dementium: The Ward Dementium: The Ward 7/10 DS SouthPeak Games - Shooter 31 Oct 07 -
World Series of Poker 2008 World Series of Poker 2008 - DS Activision 4 Puzzle 30 Oct 07 -
Napoleon Dynamite Napoleon Dynamite - DS Crave Entertainment 1 Puzzle 23 Oct 07 -
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations
aka Phoenix Wright 3
- DS Capcom 1 Adventure 23 Oct 07 -
Zoo Hospital Zoo Hospital - DS Majesco 2 Creative 23 Oct 07 -
Mahjong Quest Expeditions Mahjong Quest Expeditions 8/10 DS Avanquest Software 1 Board Game 16 Oct 07 -
Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day
aka Sight Training: Enjoy Exercising and Relaxing Your Eyes
- DS Nintendo 1 Creative 15 Oct 07 -
Bleach: Blade of Fate Bleach: Blade of Fate 9/10 DS SEGA 4 Fighting 09 Oct 07 -
FIFA 08 FIFA 08
aka FIFA Soccer 08
6/10 DS Electronic Arts 4 Sports 09 Oct 07 -
Touch Detective 2½ Touch Detective 2½
aka Touch Detective 2 & 1/2
- DS Atlus - Adventure 09 Oct 07 -
Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol 9/10 DS Nintendo 2 Adventure 02 Oct 07 -
Spider-Man: Friend Or Foe Spider-Man: Friend Or Foe - DS Activision 2 Action 02 Oct 07 -
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Action 01 Oct 07 -
Balls of Fury Balls of Fury - DS 2 Sports 27 Sep 07 -
Sonic Rush Adventure Sonic Rush Adventure - DS SEGA 1 Adventure 14 Sep 07 -
DK: Jungle Climber DK: Jungle Climber
aka Donkey Kong: Jungle Climber (Full Title)
8/10 DS Nintendo 4 Adventure 10 Sep 07 -
Worms: Open Warfare 2 Worms: Open Warfare 2 9/10 DS THQ 4 Action 04 Sep 07 -
The Settlers The Settlers
aka The Settlers II 10th Anniversary
- DS Ubisoft 1 Strategy 21 Aug 07 -
More Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? More Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?
aka Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (USA)
- DS Nintendo 16 Creative 20 Aug 07 -
Luminous Arc Luminous Arc 5/10 DS Atlus - RPG 14 Aug 07 -
Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon
aka Rune Factory: Shin Bokujou Monogatari (JPN)
8/10 DS Rising Star Games 1 Adventure 14 Aug 07 -
Picross DS Picross DS 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Creative 30 Jul 07 -
Sim City DS Sim City DS
aka Sim City 3000
- DS Electronic Arts 1 Strategy 19 Jun 07 -
Transformers: Autobots Transformers: Autobots 4/10 DS Activision 4 Action 19 Jun 07 -
Transformers: Decepticons Transformers: Decepticons 4/10 DS Activision - Action 19 Jun 07 -
Labyrinth Labyrinth - DS 505 Games 4 Puzzle 06 Jun 07 -
Opera Web Browser Opera Web Browser
aka Nintendo DS Browser
- DS Nintendo 1 Creative 04 Jun 07 -
Mega Man ZX Mega Man ZX - DS Capcom - Platformer 31 May 07 -
The New York Times Crosswords The New York Times Crosswords - DS Majesco 2 Puzzle 29 May 07 -
Death Jr. and the Science Fair of Doom Death Jr. and the Science Fair of Doom - DS Konami 2 Action 22 May 07 -
Naruto: Saikyo Ninja Daikesshu 4 Naruto: Saikyo Ninja Daikesshu 4 7/10 DS Tomy 4 Fighting 22 May 07 -
Code Lyoko Code Lyoko - DS The Game Factory 1 Adventure 17 May 07 -
Etrian Odyssey Etrian Odyssey - DS Atlus 1 Adventure 15 May 07 -
Dead 'N' Furious Dead 'N' Furious
aka Touch The Dead (USA)
8/10 DS Virgin PLAY 1 Action 14 May 07 -
Spider-Man 3 Spider-Man 3 - DS Activision 2 Action 04 May 07 -
SNK Vs Capcom Card Fighters DS SNK Vs Capcom Card Fighters DS - DS SNK 1 Puzzle 24 Apr 07 -
Pokémon Diamond & Pearl Pokémon Diamond & Pearl
aka Pokémon Diamond, Pokémon Pearl
9/10 DS Nintendo 8 RPG 22 Apr 07 -
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales
aka Chocobo and the Magic Picture Book
- DS Square Enix 1 Adventure 03 Apr 07 -
Honeycomb Beat Honeycomb Beat 6/10 DS Rising Star Games 1 Creative 02 Apr 07 -
Lost In Blue 2 Lost In Blue 2 - DS Konami 2 Action 20 Mar 07 -
Custom Robo Arena Custom Robo Arena 8/10 DS Nintendo 2 RPG 19 Mar 07 -
Wiffle Ball Wiffle Ball
aka Wiffle Ball Advance
- DS 2 Sports 12 Mar 07 -
Wario: Master of Disguise Wario: Master of Disguise 3/10 DS Nintendo 1 Action 05 Mar 07 -
Meteos: Disney Magic Meteos: Disney Magic 8/10 DS Disney Interactiv... 1 Puzzle 27 Feb 07 -
Trioncube Trioncube 8/10 DS Atari 2 Puzzle 20 Feb 07 -
Diddy Kong Racing Diddy Kong Racing 7/10 DS Nintendo 8 Racing 07 Feb 07 -
Hotel Dusk: Room 215 Hotel Dusk: Room 215 8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 22 Jan 07 -
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All
aka Phoenix Wright 2
- DS Capcom 1 Simulation 16 Jan 07 -
Cake Mania Cake Mania - DS Majesco 1 Creative 01 Jan 07 -
Star Wars: Lethal Alliance Star Wars: Lethal Alliance - DS Ubisoft 4 Adventure 14 Dec 06 -
Mini RC Rally Mini RC Rally - DS 4 Racing 12 Dec 06 -
Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin 7/10 DS Konami 1 Adventure 05 Dec 06 -
Cartoon Network Racing Cartoon Network Racing - DS The Game Factory 8 Driving 04 Dec 06 -
Kirby Squeak Squad Kirby Squeak Squad
aka Kirby DS
7/10 DS Nintendo 4 Platformer 04 Dec 06 -
Catz Catz - DS Ubisoft 1 Simulation 30 Nov 06 -
Horsez Horsez
aka Pippa Funnell
- DS Ubisoft 1 Simulation 28 Nov 06 -
Xiaolin Showdown Xiaolin Showdown - DS Konami 1 Action 28 Nov 06 -
Dogz Dogz - DS Ubisoft 1 Simulation 22 Nov 06 -
Asphalt 2: Urban GT Asphalt 2: Urban GT
aka Asphalt 2, Asphalt: Urban GT 2
- DS Ubisoft 4 Racing 14 Nov 06 -
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend - DS Eidos 1 Adventure 14 Nov 06 -
Spider-Man: Battle For New York Spider-Man: Battle For New York - DS Activision 1 Action 14 Nov 06 -
Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2 Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2 - DS Namco 1 Creative 14 Nov 06 -
Yoshi's Island DS Yoshi's Island DS 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Platformer 13 Nov 06 -
Elite Beat Agents Elite Beat Agents 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 Action 06 Nov 06 -
Bomberman Land Touch! Bomberman Land Touch!
aka Touch! Bomberman Land
- DS Atlus 8 Puzzle 31 Oct 06 -
Need For Speed: Carbon Need For Speed: Carbon - DS Electronic Arts - Racing 31 Oct 06 -
Children of Mana Children of Mana - DS Nintendo 4 Action 30 Oct 06 -
Pokémon Ranger Pokémon Ranger - DS Nintendo 1 Action 30 Oct 06 -
Star Trek: Tactical Assault Star Trek: Tactical Assault 4/10 DS Ubisoft 2 Strategy 26 Oct 06 -
Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam - DS Activision 4 Sports 24 Oct 06 -
Touch Detective Touch Detective - DS Atlus 1 Adventure 24 Oct 06 -
Magical Starsign Magical Starsign
aka Magical Vacation (Japan)
- DS Nintendo 4 Adventure 23 Oct 06 -
Nacho Libre Nacho Libre 4/10 DS Majesco 4 Sports 23 Oct 06 -
Contact Contact - DS Atlus 4 Action 19 Oct 06 -
Justice League Heroes Justice League Heroes - DS Eidos 1 Action 17 Oct 06 -
Crash Boom Bang! Crash Boom Bang! 4/10 DS Vivendi 8 Adventure 10 Oct 06 -
42 All-Time Classics 42 All-Time Classics
aka Club House Games
8/10 DS Nintendo 8 Puzzle 08 Oct 06 -
FIFA 07 FIFA 07
aka FIFA Soccer 07
- DS Electronic Arts 4 Sports 03 Oct 06 -
Alex Rider: Stormbreaker Alex Rider: Stormbreaker - DS THQ 1 Action 02 Oct 06 -
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis - DS Nintendo 2 Puzzle 25 Sep 06 -
Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime - DS Square Enix 1 RPG 19 Sep 06 -
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team 6/10 DS Nintendo 1 - 18 Sep 06 -
Cooking Mama Cooking Mama 6/10 DS Majesco 4 Puzzle 12 Sep 06 -
MechAssault: Phantom War MechAssault: Phantom War 4/10 DS Majesco 4 Action 12 Sep 06 -
Mario Hoops 3 on 3 Mario Hoops 3 on 3
aka Mario Slam Basketball
- DS Nintendo 4 Action 11 Sep 06 -
Star Fox Command Star Fox Command 8/10 DS Nintendo 8 Action 28 Aug 06 -