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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
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 -
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 -
Bleach: Blade of Fate Bleach: Blade of Fate 9/10 DS SEGA 4 Fighting 09 Oct 07 -
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
aka Castlevania DS (Working Title)
9/10 DS Konami 1 Platformer 04 Oct 05 -
Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol 9/10 DS Nintendo 2 Adventure 02 Oct 07 -
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 Action 25 Nov 08 -
Contra 4 Contra 4
aka Contra IV, Contra: Dual Spirits
9/10 DS Konami 1 Action 13 Nov 07 -
Disgaea DS Disgaea DS 9/10 DS Koei 1 RPG 23 Sep 08 -
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 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 -
Elite Beat Agents Elite Beat Agents 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 Action 06 Nov 06 -
Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy IV 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 Adventure 22 Jul 08 -
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light 9/10 DS Square Enix 1 RPG 05 Oct 10 -
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective 9/10 DS Capcom 1 Adventure 11 Jan 11 -
Giana Sisters DS Giana Sisters DS 9/10 DS DTP Entertainment 1 Platformer 02 Nov 11 -
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars 9/10 DS Take Two 1 Action 17 Mar 09 -
Ivy the Kiwi? Ivy the Kiwi? 9/10 DS XSEED Games 1 Action 24 Aug 10 -
Kirby Mass Attack Kirby Mass Attack
aka Atsumete! Kirby (JP)
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Platformer 19 Sep 11 -
Kirby Super Star Ultra Kirby Super Star Ultra 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 Action 22 Sep 08 -
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 -
Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 RPG 28 Nov 05 -
Mario Kart DS Mario Kart DS 9/10 DS Nintendo 8 Driving 14 Nov 05 -
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 14 Nov 10 -
Metroid Prime: Hunters Metroid Prime: Hunters
aka Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt
9/10 DS Nintendo 4 Action 20 Mar 06 -
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 -
New Super Mario Bros. New Super Mario Bros. 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 Adventure 15 May 06 -
Nostalgia Nostalgia 9/10 DS Ignition Entertai... 1 RPG 27 Oct 09 -
Okamiden Okamiden 9/10 DS Capcom 1 Action 15 Mar 11 -
Picross DS Picross DS 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Creative 30 Jul 07 -
Pokémon Black and White Pokémon Black and White
aka Pokemon Black and Pokemon White
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Adventure 06 Mar 11 -
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 HeartGold & SoulSilver Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver
aka Pokemon HeartGold & SoulSilver
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Adventure 14 Mar 10 -
Pokémon Platinum Pokémon Platinum 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 RPG 22 Mar 09 -
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 Curious Village Professor Layton and the Curious Village 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Adventure 10 Feb 08 -
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 -
Rhythm Heaven Rhythm Heaven
aka Rhythm Paradise
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Creative 05 Apr 09 -
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter Solatorobo: Red the Hunter 9/10 DS Bandai Namco (2) 4 RPG 27 Sep 11 -
Sonic Rush Sonic Rush 9/10 DS SEGA 1 Action 15 Nov 05 -
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Action 01 Oct 07 -
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks 9/10 DS Nintendo 4 Action 07 Dec 09 -
The Legendary Starfy The Legendary Starfy
aka Densetsu no Stafi 5
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Platformer 09 Jun 09 -
The Rub Rabbits! The Rub Rabbits! 9/10 DS SEGA 1 Puzzle 07 Feb 06 -
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 -
WarioWare Touched! WarioWare Touched! 9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Action 14 Feb 05 -
WarioWare: D.I.Y. WarioWare: D.I.Y.
aka Made in Ore (Japan)
9/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 28 Mar 10 -
Worms: Open Warfare 2 Worms: Open Warfare 2 9/10 DS THQ 4 Action 04 Sep 07 -
100 Classic Book Collection 100 Classic Book Collection 8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Creative 14 Jun 10 -
42 All-Time Classics 42 All-Time Classics
aka Club House Games
8/10 DS Nintendo 8 Puzzle 08 Oct 06 -
999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors
aka Kyoukugen Dasshutsu 9 Jikan 9 nin 9 no Tobira: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (JPN)
8/10 DS Aksys Games 1 Adventure 16 Nov 10 -
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth 8/10 DS Capcom 1 Adventure 16 Feb 10 -
Aliens: Infestation Aliens: Infestation 8/10 DS SEGA 1 Action 11 Oct 11 -
Animal Crossing: Wild World Animal Crossing: Wild World 8/10 DS Nintendo 4 Simulation 05 Dec 05 -
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Batman: The Brave and the Bold
aka Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Videogame
8/10 DS Warner Bros 2 Action 07 Sep 10 -
Blood Stone 007 Blood Stone 007 8/10 DS Activision 4 Action 02 Nov 10 -
Blue Dragon Plus Blue Dragon Plus 8/10 DS Ignition Entertai... - - 19 Feb 09 -
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director’s Cut Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director’s Cut
aka Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars
8/10 DS Ubisoft 1 Action 24 Mar 09 -
Call of Duty: Black Ops Call of Duty: Black Ops 8/10 DS Activision 6 Action 09 Nov 10 -
Custom Robo Arena Custom Robo Arena 8/10 DS Nintendo 2 RPG 19 Mar 07 -
Dead 'N' Furious Dead 'N' Furious
aka Touch The Dead (USA)
8/10 DS Virgin PLAY 1 Action 14 May 07 -
DK: Jungle Climber DK: Jungle Climber
aka Donkey Kong: Jungle Climber (Full Title)
8/10 DS Nintendo 4 Adventure 10 Sep 07 -
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time 8/10 DS Square Enix - RPG 24 Mar 09 -
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 8/10 DS Nintendo - RPG 16 Feb 09 -
Geometry Wars Galaxies Geometry Wars Galaxies 8/10 DS Sierra 2 Action 27 Nov 07 -
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 -
Henry Hatsworth in The Puzzling Adventure Henry Hatsworth in The Puzzling Adventure 8/10 DS Electronic Arts 1 Adventure 17 Mar 09 -
Hotel Dusk: Room 215 Hotel Dusk: Room 215 8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 22 Jan 07 -
Infinite Space Infinite Space 8/10 DS SEGA 1 RPG 16 Mar 10 -
Kirby: Canvas Curse Kirby: Canvas Curse
aka Kirby: Power Paintbrush
8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Creative 13 Jun 05 -
Knights in the Nightmare Knights in the Nightmare 8/10 DS Atlus 1 RPG 02 Jun 09 -
LEGO Rock Band LEGO Rock Band 8/10 DS Warner Bros 4 Creative 04 Nov 09 -
Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ 8/10 DS Gammick Entertain... - Action 21 Oct 08 -
Littlest Pet Shop: Winter Littlest Pet Shop: Winter 8/10 DS Electronic Arts 1 Creative 14 Oct 08 -
Luminous Arc 2 Luminous Arc 2 8/10 DS Atlus 1 RPG 18 Nov 08 -
Magnetica Magnetica
aka Actionloop
8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 05 Jun 06 -
Mahjong Quest Expeditions Mahjong Quest Expeditions 8/10 DS Avanquest Software 1 Board Game 16 Oct 07 -
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games 8/10 DS SEGA - Sports 13 Oct 09 -
Metal Slug 7 Metal Slug 7 8/10 DS Ignition Entertai... 2 Action 18 Nov 08 -
Meteos: Disney Magic Meteos: Disney Magic 8/10 DS Disney Interactiv... 1 Puzzle 27 Feb 07 -
Moon Moon 8/10 DS Gamebridge 1 Action 13 Jan 09 -
Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword 8/10 DS Ubisoft 1 Action 25 Mar 08 -
Ninjatown Ninjatown 8/10 DS SouthPeak Games 2 Creative 28 Oct 08 -
Peggle: Dual Shot Peggle: Dual Shot 8/10 DS PopCap Games 2 Puzzle 03 Mar 09 -
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 8/10 DS Capcom 1 Strategy 31 Mar 06 -
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 -
Pokémon Conquest Pokémon Conquest
aka Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition (JP)
8/10 DS Nintendo 1 Strategy 18 Jun 12 -
Project Rub Project Rub
aka Feel The Magic xy xx
8/10 DS SEGA 1 Simulation 21 Nov 04 -
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 -
Retro Game Challenge Retro Game Challenge 8/10 DS XSEED Games 1 Action 10 Feb 09 -
Runaway: A Twist of Fate Runaway: A Twist of Fate 8/10 DS 1 Adventure 15 Apr 10 -
Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon 8/10 DS Natsume 3 Adventure 09 Nov 10 -
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 -
Sands of Destruction Sands of Destruction
aka World Destruction (Japan)
8/10 DS SEGA 1 RPG 12 Jan 10 -
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing 8/10 DS SEGA 4 Action 23 Feb 10 -
Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood 8/10 DS SEGA 1 Adventure 30 Sep 08 -
Sonic Colours Sonic Colours
aka Sonic Colors
8/10 DS SEGA 2 Action 16 Nov 10 -
Star Fox Command Star Fox Command 8/10 DS Nintendo 8 Action 28 Aug 06 -
Super Scribblenauts Super Scribblenauts
aka Scribblenauts 2
8/10 DS Warner Bros 1 Creative 12 Oct 10 -
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 -
Trioncube Trioncube 8/10 DS Atari 2 Puzzle 20 Feb 07 -
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! 7/10 DS D3Publisher 1 Action 20 Nov 12 -
Art Academy Art Academy 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Creative 25 Oct 10 -
Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin 7/10 DS Konami 1 Adventure 05 Dec 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 -
Crime Lab: Body of Evidence Crime Lab: Body of Evidence 7/10 DS City Interactive 1 Adventure 02 Nov 10 -
Dementium II Dementium II 7/10 DS SouthPeak Games 1 Adventure 20 Apr 10 -
Dementium: The Ward Dementium: The Ward 7/10 DS SouthPeak Games - Shooter 31 Oct 07 -
Diddy Kong Racing Diddy Kong Racing 7/10 DS Nintendo 8 Racing 07 Feb 07 -
Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old is Your Brain? Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old is Your Brain?
aka Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day (US Title)
7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Creative 17 Apr 06 -
Fossil Fighters Fossil Fighters 7/10 DS Nintendo 2 RPG 10 Aug 09 -
Glory of Heracles Glory of Heracles 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 RPG 18 Jan 10 -
GoldenEye 007 GoldenEye 007 7/10 DS Activision 6 Action 02 Nov 10 -
Harvest Moon DS: Sunshine Islands Harvest Moon DS: Sunshine Islands 7/10 DS Rising Star Games 1 Adventure 21 Feb 08 -
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 -
Kirby Squeak Squad Kirby Squeak Squad
aka Kirby DS
7/10 DS Nintendo 4 Platformer 04 Dec 06 -
LEGO Battles LEGO Battles 7/10 DS Warner Bros - - 09 Jun 09 -
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 7/10 DS Warner Bros 1 Adventure 29 Jun 10 -
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games 7/10 DS SEGA 4 Action 22 Jan 08 -
Metroid Prime Pinball Metroid Prime Pinball 7/10 DS Nintendo 8 Action 24 Oct 05 -
Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer 7/10 DS SEGA 1 RPG 04 Mar 08 -
Nanostray Nanostray 7/10 DS Majesco 2 Action 09 Jul 05 -
Naruto: Saikyo Ninja Daikesshu 4 Naruto: Saikyo Ninja Daikesshu 4 7/10 DS Tomy 4 Fighting 22 May 07 -
Nintendogs Nintendogs 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Simulation 22 Aug 05 -
Pac N Roll Pac N Roll 7/10 DS Namco 1 Adventure 23 Aug 05 -
Pac-Pix Pac-Pix
aka Pac Pix
7/10 DS Namco 1 Puzzle 26 Apr 05 -
Personal Trainer: Walking Personal Trainer: Walking
aka Walk with Me! (Europe)
7/10 DS Nintendo 4 Creative 27 May 09 -
Phantasy Star Ø Phantasy Star Ø
aka Phantasy Star Zero
7/10 DS SEGA 1 Adventure 10 Nov 09 -
Picross 3D Picross 3D 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Puzzle 03 May 10 -
Point Blank DS Point Blank DS 7/10 DS Namco 4 Puzzle 15 Jun 06 -
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs 7/10 DS Nintendo 4 Action 04 Oct 10 -
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Adventure 10 Nov 08 -
Power Rangers Samurai Power Rangers Samurai 7/10 DS Bandai Namco (2) 1 Action 22 Nov 11 -
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 -
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence Resident Evil: Deadly Silence 7/10 DS Capcom 1 Action 07 Feb 06 -
Scribblenauts Scribblenauts 7/10 DS Warner Bros 1 Creative 15 Sep 09 -
Sonic Classic Collection Sonic Classic Collection 7/10 DS SEGA 1 Platformer 02 Mar 10 -
Suikoden: Tierkreis Suikoden: Tierkreis 7/10 DS Konami 1 RPG 17 Mar 09 -
Super Mario 64 DS Super Mario 64 DS 7/10 DS Nintendo 4 Platformer 20 Nov 04 -
Super Princess Peach Super Princess Peach 7/10 DS Nintendo 1 Platformer 27 Feb 06 -
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 -
Tetris DS Tetris DS 7/10 DS Nintendo 10 Puzzle 20 Mar 06 -