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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 EU Date « Price
Sengoku 3 Sengoku 3 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 05 Sep 13 900 points
NAM-1975 NAM-1975 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 15 Aug 13 900 points
Sengoku Sengoku 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 25 Jul 13 900 points
The King of Fighters '99 The King of Fighters '99 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Fighting 04 Jul 13 900 points
Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 13 Jun 13 900 points
The King of Fighters '98 The King of Fighters '98 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 30 May 13 900 points
World Heroes 2 Jet World Heroes 2 Jet 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 09 May 13 900 points
Real Bout Fatal Fury Real Bout Fatal Fury 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 25 Apr 13 900 points
Shock Troopers 2nd Squad Shock Troopers 2nd Squad 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 04 Apr 13 900 points
Metal Slug 4 Metal Slug 4 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 07 Mar 13 900 points
Sengoku 2 Sengoku 2 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 07 Feb 13 900 points
Ninja Master's: Haō Ninpō Chō Ninja Master's: Haō Ninpō Chō 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 10 Jan 13 900 points
World Heroes 2 World Heroes 2 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 27 Dec 12 900 points
The Last Blade 2 The Last Blade 2 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Arcade 06 Dec 12 900 points
The King of Fighters '96 The King of Fighters '96 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 22 Nov 12 900 points
Shock Troopers Shock Troopers 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 08 Nov 12 900 points
World Heroes Perfect World Heroes Perfect 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 18 Oct 12 900 points
Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 04 Oct 12 900 points
Metal Slug X Metal Slug X 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 13 Sep 12 900 points
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special Real Bout Fatal Fury Special 8/10 Neo Geo SNK Playmore 2 Fighting 06 Sep 12 900 points
2020 Super Baseball 2020 Super Baseball 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Sports 23 Aug 12 900 points
The Last Blade The Last Blade 9/10 Neo Geo SNK Playmore 2 Fighting 02 Aug 12 900 points
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Double Dragon II: The Revenge 6/10 NES Aksys Games 2 Fighting 19 Jul 12 500 points
Mega Man X2 Mega Man X2 8/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 31 May 12 800 points
Metal Slug 3 Metal Slug 3 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 24 May 12 900 points
Monster World IV Monster World IV 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 10 May 12 900 points
Wonder Boy in Monster Land Wonder Boy in Monster Land 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Adventure 10 May 12 900 points
Super Hang-On Super Hang-On 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Racing 03 May 12 900 points
Rush Rush Rally Racing Rush Rush Rally Racing 8/10 WiiWare Redspotgames 4 Racing 19 Apr 12 900 points
Super Street Fighter II Super Street Fighter II 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 12 Apr 12 800 points
Mega Man 5 Mega Man 5
aka Rockman 5: Blues no Wana!?
8/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 29 Mar 12 500 points
Strider Strider
aka Strider Hiryu
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 15 Mar 12 800 points
Mega Man X Mega Man X 9/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 08 Mar 12 800 points
Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 08 Mar 12 900 points
The King of Fighters '97 The King of Fighters '97 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 09 Feb 12 900 points
Prince of Persia Prince of Persia 9/10 SNES Ubisoft 1 Action 19 Jan 12 800 points
Super Adventure Island II Super Adventure Island II 8/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 10 Jun 11 800 points
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 10/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 20 May 11 900 points
Super Adventure Island Super Adventure Island 7/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 13 May 11 800 points
The Ignition Factor The Ignition Factor 7/10 SNES HAMSTER 1 Action 29 Apr 11 900 points
Adventure Island II Adventure Island II
aka Hudson's Adventure Island II
8/10 NES Hudson 1 Platformer 15 Apr 11 500 points
Brawl Brothers Brawl Brothers
aka Rival Turf! 2
6/10 SNES HAMSTER 2 Fighting 01 Apr 11 800 points
Final Fantasy III Final Fantasy III
aka Final Fantasy VI (Japan)
9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 18 Mar 11 900 points
Bomberman Hero Bomberman Hero 6/10 N64 Hudson 1 Adventure 04 Mar 11 1,000 points
Natsume Championship Wrestling Natsume Championship Wrestling 6/10 SNES Natsume 4 Fighting 18 Feb 11 900 points
S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team
aka Action in New York (EU title)
8/10 NES Natsume 2 Action 04 Feb 11 600 points
1942 1942 5/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 21 Jan 11 800 points
Black Tiger Black Tiger 6/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 21 Jan 11 800 points
Magical Drop III Magical Drop III 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 14 Jan 11 900 points
Exed Exes Exed Exes 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 07 Jan 11 800 points
Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins 7/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 07 Jan 11 800 points
Mario Party 2 Mario Party 2 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Party 24 Dec 10 1,000 points
SonSon SonSon 6/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Arcade 17 Dec 10 800 points
Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 17 Dec 10 800 points
Super Bonk Super Bonk
aka Super B.C. Kid
8/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 10 Dec 10 900 points
Karnov's Revenge Karnov's Revenge
aka Fighter's History Dynamite
5/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 03 Dec 10 900 points
Magical Drop II Magical Drop II 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 03 Dec 10 900 points
Faxanadu Faxanadu 8/10 NES Hudson 1 RPG 26 Nov 10 500 points
Spin Master Spin Master 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 12 Nov 10 900 points
Super E.D.F. Earth Defense Force Super E.D.F. Earth Defense Force 6/10 SNES Jaleco 1 Shooter 29 Oct 10 800 points
Street Hoop Street Hoop
aka Street Slam (US title)
8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 22 Oct 10 900 points
Rival Turf! Rival Turf!
aka Rushing Beat (Japan)
4/10 SNES HAMSTER 2 Fighting 08 Oct 10 800 points
Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest
aka Mystic Quest Legend
7/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 24 Sep 10 800 points
Samurai Shodown III Samurai Shodown III 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 03 Sep 10 900 points
Fatal Fury 3: Road to the Final Victory Fatal Fury 3: Road to the Final Victory 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 20 Aug 10 900 points
Wild Guns Wild Guns 9/10 SNES Natsume 2 Shooter 13 Aug 10 800 points
Aero the Acrobat 2 Aero the Acrobat 2 8/10 SNES Sunsoft 1 Platformer 06 Aug 10 800 points
Aero the Acrobat Aero the Acrobat 6/10 SNES Sunsoft 1 Platformer 23 Jul 10 800 points
Shadow of the Ninja Shadow of the Ninja
aka Blue Shadow (EU title)
7/10 NES Natsume 2 Action 09 Jul 10 600 points
Ufouria: The Saga Ufouria: The Saga
aka Hebereke
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Adventure 02 Jul 10 500 points
Mario Tennis Mario Tennis 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Sports 18 Jun 10 1,000 points
Final Fantasy II Final Fantasy II
aka Final Fantasy IV (Japan)
8/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 11 Jun 10 900 points
Kirby Super Star Kirby Super Star
aka Kirby's Fun Pak
9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 28 May 10 800 points
Ghoul Patrol Ghoul Patrol 6/10 SNES LucasArts 2 Action 14 May 10 800 points
Final Fantasy Final Fantasy 7/10 NES Square Enix 1 RPG 07 May 10 600 points
The King of Fighters '95 The King of Fighters '95 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 30 Apr 10 900 points
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 23 Apr 10 800 points
Mega Man 4 Mega Man 4
aka Rockman 4: Aratanaru Yabō!!
8/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 16 Apr 10 500 points
Blaster Master Blaster Master
aka Meta Fight (Japanese title)
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Action 09 Apr 10 500 points
Super Mario Kart Super Mario Kart 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Racing 02 Apr 10 800 points
Fatal Fury Special Fatal Fury Special 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 26 Mar 10 900 points
Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber 10/10 N64 Square Enix 1 Strategy 26 Mar 10 1,200 points
Castlevania: Rondo of Blood Castlevania: Rondo of Blood
aka Akumajou Dracula X: Chi no Rondo
9/10 TG-16 Konami 1 Action 19 Mar 10 900 points
Milon's Secret Castle Milon's Secret Castle 4/10 NES Hudson 1 Adventure 19 Mar 10 600 points
Ironclad Ironclad
aka Chōtetsu Brikin'ger
8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Import 12 Mar 10 1,000 points
Lode Runner Lode Runner 5/10 NES Hudson 1 Puzzle 12 Mar 10 600 points
Zaxxon Zaxxon 4/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Shooter 05 Mar 10 500 points
Sonic & Knuckles Sonic & Knuckles 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 12 Feb 10 800 points
Final Fight 3 Final Fight 3 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 05 Feb 10 800 points
Street Fighter Alpha 2 Street Fighter Alpha 2 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 29 Jan 10 800 points
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 08 Jan 10 800 points
A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia 6/10 NES Majesco 1 Platformer 18 Dec 09 500 points
Street Fighter II': Champion Edition Street Fighter II': Champion Edition 7/10 TG-16 Capcom 2 Import 18 Dec 09 700 points
Alex Kidd in Shinobi World Alex Kidd in Shinobi World 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 11 Dec 09 500 points
Earthworm Jim 2 Earthworm Jim 2 7/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 04 Dec 09 800 points
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Board Game 27 Nov 09 800 points
Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden
aka Shadow Warriors
6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 13 Nov 09 800 points
Fighting Street Fighting Street 3/10 TG-16 Capcom 2 Fighting 06 Nov 09 800 points
Zombies Ate My Neighbors Zombies Ate My Neighbors
aka Zombies
8/10 SNES LucasArts 2 Action 30 Oct 09 800 points
Shinobi Shinobi 8/10 VC Arcade SEGA 2 Action 23 Oct 09 800 points
Super Return of the Jedi Super Return of the Jedi 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 16 Oct 09 800 points
Final Fight 2 Final Fight 2 6/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 09 Oct 09 800 points
Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 Adventure 09 Oct 09 500 points
Super Empire Strikes Back Super Empire Strikes Back 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 02 Oct 09 800 points
R-Type R-Type 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 25 Sep 09 500 points
Golden Axe Golden Axe 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 2 Fighting 18 Sep 09 900 points
Super Star Wars Super Star Wars 7/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 18 Sep 09 800 points
Rygar Rygar 6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 11 Sep 09 600 points
Solomon's Key Solomon's Key 7/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Puzzle 11 Sep 09 500 points
Pilotwings Pilotwings 7/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Simulation 21 Aug 09 800 points
Phantasy Star Phantasy Star 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 RPG 14 Aug 09 500 points
The Revenge of Shinobi The Revenge of Shinobi
aka Super Shinobi
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 07 Aug 09 800 points
Detana!! TwinBee Detana!! TwinBee 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Import 24 Jul 09 700 points
Kirby's Dream Land 3 Kirby's Dream Land 3 7/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 24 Jul 09 900 points
MUSHA MUSHA 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 17 Jul 09 900 points
Smash Table Tennis Smash Table Tennis
aka Smash Ping Pong (JPN title)
1/10 NES Nintendo 2 Import 17 Jul 09 600 points
Bomberman '94 Bomberman '94 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Import 10 Jul 09 700 points
Zoda's Revenge: StarTropics II Zoda's Revenge: StarTropics II 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 10 Jul 09 600 points
Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen 9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 Strategy 03 Jul 09 900 points
Pulseman Pulseman 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Import 03 Jul 09 900 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Arcade 26 Jun 09 900 points
SimEarth: The Living Planet SimEarth: The Living Planet 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 26 Jun 09 800 points
Super Smash Bros. Super Smash Bros. 7/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Fighting 12 Jun 09 1,000 points
Space Harrier Space Harrier 5/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Shooter 29 May 09 800 points
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure 8/10 Mega Drive Activision 1 Platformer 15 May 09 800 points
Fantasy Zone II Fantasy Zone II
aka Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa
8/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 08 May 09 500 points
Galaxy Force II Galaxy Force II 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 01 May 09 800 points
Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars 3/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 17 Apr 09 500 points
Secret Command Secret Command
aka Rambo: First Blood Part II
6/10 SMS SEGA 2 Shooter 17 Apr 09 500 points
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Adventure 03 Apr 09 1,000 points
Gaplus Gaplus 5/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 23 Mar 09 500 points
Mappy Mappy 7/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Action 23 Mar 09 -
Star Force Star Force 4/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Shooter 23 Mar 09 -
The Tower of Druaga The Tower of Druaga 4/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Adventure 23 Mar 09 -
Super Punch-Out!! Super Punch-Out!! 8/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Sports 20 Mar 09 800 points
Clu Clu Land Clu Clu Land 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 06 Mar 09 500 points
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Shooter 06 Mar 09 800 points
Winter Games Winter Games 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 8 Sports 20 Feb 09 500 points
Wolf of the Battlefield: MERCS Wolf of the Battlefield: MERCS 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 20 Feb 09 800 points
ClayFighter ClayFighter 4/10 Mega Drive Interplay 2 Fighting 06 Feb 09 800 points
Sonic Chaos Sonic Chaos 4/10 SMS SEGA 1 Platformer 06 Feb 09 500 points
Mario Golf Mario Golf 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Sports 23 Jan 09 1,000 points
Wonder Boy in Monster Land Wonder Boy in Monster Land 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 Adventure 23 Jan 09 500 points
Donkey Kong 3 Donkey Kong 3 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 09 Jan 09 500 points
Enduro Racer Enduro Racer 3/10 SMS SEGA 1 Racing 09 Jan 09 500 points
Secret of Mana Secret of Mana 9/10 SNES Square Enix 3 RPG 26 Dec 08 800 points
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Platformer 26 Dec 08 500 points
Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure 7/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 12 Dec 08 800 points
Impossible Mission II Impossible Mission II 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 12 Dec 08 500 points
Last Ninja 3 Last Ninja 3 1/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 12 Dec 08 500 points