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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
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 -
Advance Wars: Dual Strike Advance Wars: Dual Strike
aka Advance Wars DS (Working Title)
- DS Nintendo 8 Strategy 22 Aug 05 -
Age of Empires: The Age of Kings Age of Empires: The Age of Kings - DS THQ 4 Strategy 14 Feb 06 -
Diamond Trust of London Diamond Trust of London - DS indiePub 1 Strategy 28 Aug 12 -
HISTORY Great Empires: Rome HISTORY Great Empires: Rome - DS Valcon Games 1 Strategy 12 May 09 -
LEGO Battles: Ninjago LEGO Battles: Ninjago
aka LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame (EU)
5/10 DS Warner Bros 2 Strategy 31 Mar 11 -
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 8/10 DS Capcom 1 Strategy 31 Mar 06 -
Plants vs. Zombies Plants vs. Zombies - DS PopCap Games 2 Strategy 18 Jan 11 -
Pokémon Conquest Pokémon Conquest
aka Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition (JP)
8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Strategy 18 Jun 12 -
Sim City Creator Sim City Creator
aka Sim City DS 2
- DS Electronic Arts 1 Strategy 22 Sep 08 -
Sim City DS Sim City DS
aka Sim City 3000
- DS Electronic Arts 1 Strategy 19 Jun 07 -
Star Trek: Tactical Assault Star Trek: Tactical Assault 4/10 DS Ubisoft 2 Strategy 26 Oct 06 -
The Settlers The Settlers
aka The Settlers II 10th Anniversary
- DS Ubisoft 1 Strategy 21 Aug 07 -
2006 FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany
aka 2006 FIFA Football World Cup
- DS Electronic Arts 2 Sports 24 Apr 06 -
Balls of Fury Balls of Fury - DS 2 Sports 27 Sep 07 -
Deca Sports DS Deca Sports DS 6/10 DS Hudson 6 Sports 02 Mar 10 -
FIFA 07 FIFA 07
aka FIFA Soccer 07
- DS Electronic Arts 4 Sports 03 Oct 06 -
FIFA 08 FIFA 08
aka FIFA Soccer 08
6/10 DS Electronic Arts 4 Sports 09 Oct 07 -
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games 8/10 DS SEGA - Sports 13 Oct 09 -
Nacho Libre Nacho Libre 4/10 DS Majesco 4 Sports 23 Oct 06 -
New International Track and Field New International Track and Field - DS Konami 4 Sports 21 Jul 08 -
Skate It Skate It 6/10 DS Electronic Arts 2 Sports 17 Nov 08 -
Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff - DS Tecmo 1 Sports 18 Nov 08 -
Tony Hawk's American Sk8land Tony Hawk's American Sk8land - DS Activision 4 Sports 16 Nov 05 -
Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam - DS Activision 4 Sports 24 Oct 06 -
Top Spin 2 Top Spin 2 - DS 1 Sports 29 Mar 06 -
Wiffle Ball Wiffle Ball
aka Wiffle Ball Advance
- DS 2 Sports 12 Mar 07 -
Animal Crossing: Wild World Animal Crossing: Wild World 8/10 DS Nintendo 4 Simulation 05 Dec 05 -
Build-a-lot Build-a-lot
aka BUILD-A-LOT
- DS MumboJumbo 1 Simulation 09 Dec 08 -
Catz Catz - DS Ubisoft 1 Simulation 30 Nov 06 -
Crafting Mama Crafting Mama - DS Majesco 2 Simulation 26 Oct 10 -
Dogz Dogz - DS Ubisoft 1 Simulation 22 Nov 06 -
Emergency Room: Real Life Rescues Emergency Room: Real Life Rescues - DS Legacy Interactive 1 Simulation 26 Aug 09 -
Harvest Moon DS: The Tale of Two Towns Harvest Moon DS: The Tale of Two Towns - DS Natsume 1 Simulation 20 Sep 11 -
Horsez Horsez
aka Pippa Funnell
- DS Ubisoft 1 Simulation 28 Nov 06 -
Nintendogs Nintendogs 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Simulation 22 Aug 05 -
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 -
Populous DS Populous DS 5/10 DS Rising Star Games 4 Simulation 11 Nov 08 -
Project Rub Project Rub
aka Feel The Magic xy xx
8/10 DS SEGA 1 Simulation 21 Nov 04 -
Trauma Center: Under The Knife Trauma Center: Under The Knife
aka Trauma Centre Under The Knife
8/10 DS Atlus 1 Simulation 04 Oct 05 -
Dementium: The Ward Dementium: The Ward 7/10 DS SouthPeak Games - Shooter 31 Oct 07 -
Avalon Code Avalon Code 6/10 DS Rising Star Games 1 RPG 10 Mar 09 -
Bleach: The 3rd Phantom Bleach: The 3rd Phantom 6/10 DS SEGA 2 RPG 15 Sep 09 -
Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow
aka Blue Dragon 2
5/10 DS Namco 1 RPG 18 May 10 -
Custom Robo Arena Custom Robo Arena 8/10 DS Nintendo 2 RPG 19 Mar 07 -
Disgaea DS Disgaea DS 9/10 DS Koei 1 RPG 23 Sep 08 -
Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime - DS Square Enix 1 RPG 19 Sep 06 -
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
aka Doragon Kuesuto Nain: Hoshizora no Mamoribito (Japan)
9/10 DS Nintendo 4 RPG 11 Jul 10 -
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker - DS Square Enix 1 RPG 06 Nov 07 -
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
aka DQM2: Dragon Quest Monsters Joker
9/10 DS Square Enix 8 RPG 19 Sep 11 -
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation
aka Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie (European title)
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 RPG 14 Feb 11 -
Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City - DS Atlus 1 RPG 21 Sep 10 -
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time 8/10 DS Square Enix - RPG 24 Mar 09 -
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: Shadow Dragon Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 8/10 DS Nintendo - RPG 16 Feb 09 -
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 -
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Golden Sun: Dark Dawn 8/10 DS Nintendo 1 RPG 29 Nov 10 -
Harvest Moon DS: Grand Bazaar Harvest Moon DS: Grand Bazaar 8/10 DS Natsume 4 RPG 24 Aug 10 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - DS Nintendo - RPG 12 Oct 09 -
Pokémon Platinum Pokémon Platinum 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 RPG 22 Mar 09 -
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 -
Sands of Destruction Sands of Destruction
aka World Destruction (Japan)
8/10 DS SEGA 1 RPG 12 Jan 10 -
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 - DS Atlus 1 RPG 28 Feb 12 -
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter Solatorobo: Red the Hunter 9/10 DS Bandai Namco (2) 4 RPG 27 Sep 11 -
Suikoden: Tierkreis Suikoden: Tierkreis 7/10 DS Konami 1 RPG 17 Mar 09 -
Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier - DS Atlus 1 RPG 28 Apr 09 -
The World Ends With You The World Ends With You 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 22 Apr 08 -
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 17 Mar 09 -
Asphalt 2: Urban GT Asphalt 2: Urban GT
aka Asphalt 2, Asphalt: Urban GT 2
- DS Ubisoft 4 Racing 14 Nov 06 -
ATV Quad Frenzy ATV Quad Frenzy - DS Majesco 2 Racing 22 Nov 05 -
Diddy Kong Racing Diddy Kong Racing 7/10 DS Nintendo 8 Racing 07 Feb 07 -
Dragon Booster Dragon Booster - DS Konami 4 Racing 08 Dec 05 -
Micro Machines v4 Micro Machines v4 - DS Codemasters 4 Racing 27 Jun 06 -
Mini RC Rally Mini RC Rally - DS 4 Racing 12 Dec 06 -
Need For Speed: Carbon Need For Speed: Carbon - DS Electronic Arts - Racing 31 Oct 06 -
Need For Speed: Most Wanted Need For Speed: Most Wanted - DS Electronic Arts 2 Racing 15 Nov 05 -
Ridge Racer DS Ridge Racer DS - DS Nintendo 1 Racing 07 Dec 05 -
TrackMania DS TrackMania DS - DS Focus Home Intera... 8 Racing 17 Mar 09 -
TrackMania Turbo TrackMania Turbo - DS Focus Home Intera... 6 Racing 12 Apr 11 -
42 All-Time Classics 42 All-Time Classics
aka Club House Games
8/10 DS Nintendo 8 Puzzle 08 Oct 06 -
7 Wonders II 7 Wonders II 6/10 DS MumboJumbo 1 Puzzle 12 Aug 10 -
7 Wonders of the Ancient World 7 Wonders of the Ancient World 6/10 DS MumboJumbo 1 Puzzle 27 Jun 08 -
Bomberman Land Touch! Bomberman Land Touch!
aka Touch! Bomberman Land
- DS Atlus 8 Puzzle 31 Oct 06 -
Bust-A-Move DS Bust-A-Move DS
aka Bust A Move DS
- DS Majesco 4 Puzzle 03 Feb 06 -
Chronicles of Mystery: The Secret Tree of Life Chronicles of Mystery: The Secret Tree of Life 7/10 DS City Interactive 1 Puzzle 15 Feb 11 -
Colour Cross Colour Cross 7/10 DS Rising Star Games 1 Puzzle 25 May 10 -
Cooking Mama Cooking Mama 6/10 DS Majesco 4 Puzzle 12 Sep 06 -
Despicable Me: The Game - Minion Mayhem Despicable Me: The Game - Minion Mayhem
aka Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem
5/10 DS D3Publisher 1 Puzzle 06 Jul 10 -
Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming - DS Natsume - Puzzle 26 Aug 09 -
Hotel Dusk: Room 215 Hotel Dusk: Room 215 8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 22 Jan 07 -
I Heart Geeks I Heart Geeks - DS 1 Puzzle 18 Dec 11 -
Labyrinth Labyrinth - DS 505 Games 4 Puzzle 06 Jun 07 -
Magnetica Magnetica
aka Actionloop
8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 05 Jun 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 -
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 14 Nov 10 -
Meteos Meteos - DS Nintendo 4 Puzzle 27 Jun 05 -
Meteos: Disney Magic Meteos: Disney Magic 8/10 DS Disney Interactiv... 1 Puzzle 27 Feb 07 -
Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes
aka Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
9/10 DS Ubisoft 2 Puzzle 01 Dec 09 -
Monopoly, Boggle, Yahtzee, Battleship Monopoly, Boggle, Yahtzee, Battleship - DS Atari 2 Puzzle 13 Dec 05 -
Nanda's Island Nanda's Island 4/10 DS MumboJumbo 1 Puzzle 22 Feb 11 -
Napoleon Dynamite Napoleon Dynamite - DS Crave Entertainment 1 Puzzle 23 Oct 07 -
Pac-Man World 3 Pac-Man World 3 - DS Namco 1 Puzzle 07 Dec 05 -
Pac-Pix Pac-Pix
aka Pac Pix
7/10 DS Namco 1 Puzzle 26 Apr 05 -
Peggle: Dual Shot Peggle: Dual Shot 8/10 DS PopCap Games 2 Puzzle 03 Mar 09 -
Picross 3D Picross 3D 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 03 May 10 -
Ping Pals Ping Pals - DS Ubisoft 2 Puzzle 07 Dec 04 -
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 -
Point Blank DS Point Blank DS 7/10 DS Namco 4 Puzzle 15 Jun 06 -
Pokémon Link Pokémon Link
aka Pokémon Trozei (USA)
- DS Nintendo 4 Puzzle 06 Mar 06 -
Professor Layton and Pandora's Box Professor Layton and Pandora's Box
aka Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 24 Aug 09 -
Professor Layton and the Last Specter Professor Layton and the Last Specter
aka Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call (EU)
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 17 Oct 11 -
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future Professor Layton and the Unwound Future
aka Professor Layton and the Lost Future
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 12 Sep 10 -
Puzzle Bobble Galaxy Puzzle Bobble Galaxy
aka Space Puzzle Bobble (JPN title), Space Bust-a-Move (NA title)
9/10 DS Square Enix 4 Puzzle 28 Jul 09 -
Puzzle Expedition Puzzle Expedition
aka Puzzle Expedition: The Quest for the Tear of God (PC title)
7/10 DS MumboJumbo 1 Puzzle 09 Nov 10 -
Puzzle Quest Puzzle Quest 8/10 DS D3Publisher 2 Puzzle 29 Nov 07 -
Puzzler World 2011 Puzzler World 2011
aka Puzzler World 2 (USA)
8/10 DS Ubisoft - Puzzle 16 Aug 11 -
Roogoo Attack Roogoo Attack - DS SouthPeak Games 2 Puzzle 16 Jun 09 -
SNK Vs Capcom Card Fighters DS SNK Vs Capcom Card Fighters DS - DS SNK 1 Puzzle 24 Apr 07 -
Tetris DS Tetris DS 7/10 DS Nintendo 10 Puzzle 20 Mar 06 -
The New York Times Crosswords The New York Times Crosswords - DS Majesco 2 Puzzle 29 May 07 -
The Rub Rabbits! The Rub Rabbits! 9/10 DS SEGA 1 Puzzle 07 Feb 06 -
TINcan! Escape TINcan! Escape
aka TIN Can! Escape
6/10 DS MumboJumbo 1 Puzzle 22 Feb 11 -
Trioncube Trioncube 8/10 DS Atari 2 Puzzle 20 Feb 07 -
WarioWare: D.I.Y. WarioWare: D.I.Y.
aka Made in Ore (Japan)
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 28 Mar 10 -
World Series of Poker 2008 World Series of Poker 2008 - DS Activision 4 Puzzle 30 Oct 07 -
Zoo Keeper Zoo Keeper - DS Ignition Entertai... 2 Puzzle 18 Jan 05 -
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
aka Castlevania DS (Working Title)
9/10 DS Konami 1 Platformer 04 Oct 05 -
Giana Sisters DS Giana Sisters DS 9/10 DS DTP Entertainment 1 Platformer 02 Nov 11 -
Kirby Mass Attack Kirby Mass Attack
aka Atsumete! Kirby (JP)
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Platformer 19 Sep 11 -
Kirby Squeak Squad Kirby Squeak Squad
aka Kirby DS
7/10 DS Nintendo 4 Platformer 04 Dec 06 -
Mega Man ZX Mega Man ZX - DS Capcom - Platformer 31 May 07 -
N+ N+ - DS Atari 2 Platformer 26 Aug 08 -