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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
ActRaiser ActRaiser 9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 Action 13 Apr 07 800 points
Adventure Island Adventure Island 7/10 NES Hudson 1 Action 22 Feb 08 500 points
Alex Kidd in Miracle World Alex Kidd in Miracle World 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 13 Jun 08 500 points
Alex Kidd in Shinobi World Alex Kidd in Shinobi World 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 11 Dec 09 500 points
Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 04 May 07 800 points
Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars 3/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 17 Apr 09 500 points
Alien Soldier Alien Soldier 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 02 Nov 07 800 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 08 Dec 06 800 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
Black Tiger Black Tiger 6/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 21 Jan 11 800 points
Blaster Master Blaster Master
aka Meta Fight (Japanese title)
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Action 09 Apr 10 500 points
Bloody Wolf Bloody Wolf 7/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Action 29 Jun 07 600 points
Bomberman '93 Bomberman '93 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Action 08 Dec 06 600 points
Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Action 31 Aug 07 600 points
Bonk's Adventure Bonk's Adventure 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 08 Dec 06 600 points
Bonk's Revenge Bonk's Revenge 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 13 Apr 07 600 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
Castlevania Castlevania 8/10 NES Konami 1 Action 23 Mar 07 500 points
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 9/10 NES Konami 1 Action 31 Oct 08 500 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
Contra III: The Alien Wars Contra III: The Alien Wars
aka Super Probotector: Alien Rebels
9/10 SNES Konami 2 Action 19 Jan 07 800 points
Cybernator Cybernator
aka Assault Suits Valken (Japan)
8/10 SNES Konami 1 Action 07 Dec 07 800 points
Donkey Kong Country Donkey Kong Country 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 08 Dec 06 800 points
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 16 May 07 800 points
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 25 Dec 07 800 points
Dynamite Headdy Dynamite Headdy 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 03 Aug 07 800 points
Earthworm Jim Earthworm Jim 8/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 03 Oct 08 800 points
Earthworm Jim 2 Earthworm Jim 2 7/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 04 Dec 09 800 points
ESWAT: City Under Siege ESWAT: City Under Siege 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 07 Sep 07 800 points
Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins 7/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 07 Jan 11 800 points
Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins 7/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 31 Oct 08 500 points
Ghoul Patrol Ghoul Patrol 6/10 SNES LucasArts 2 Action 14 May 10 800 points
Ghouls 'n Ghosts Ghouls 'n Ghosts 9/10 Mega Drive Capcom 1 Action 07 Sep 07 800 points
Gunstar Heroes Gunstar Heroes 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 15 Dec 06 800 points
Impossible Mission Impossible Mission 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 11 Apr 08 500 points
Impossible Mission II Impossible Mission II 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 12 Dec 08 500 points
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 23 Apr 10 800 points
J.J. & Jeff J.J. & Jeff 3/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 14 Jun 07 600 points
Kid Chameleon Kid Chameleon 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 01 Jun 07 800 points
Kid Icarus Kid Icarus 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 23 Feb 07 500 points
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards 7/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Action 07 Mar 08 1,000 points
Kirby Super Star Kirby Super Star
aka Kirby's Fun Pak
9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 28 May 10 800 points
Kirby's Adventure Kirby's Adventure 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 16 Feb 07 500 points
Kirby's Dream Land 3 Kirby's Dream Land 3 7/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 24 Jul 09 900 points
Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance 9/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 13 Jun 08 500 points
Last Ninja 3 Last Ninja 3 1/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 12 Dec 08 500 points
Magician Lord Magician Lord 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Action 26 Oct 07 900 points
Mappy Mappy 7/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Action 23 Mar 09 -
Mega Man Mega Man
aka Rockman
7/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 22 Jun 07 500 points
Mega Man 2 Mega Man 2
aka Rockman 2: Dr. Wily no Nazo
10/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 14 Dec 07 500 points
Mega Man 3 Mega Man 3
aka Rockman 3: Dr. Wily no Saigo!?
9/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 14 Nov 08 500 points
Mega Man 4 Mega Man 4
aka Rockman 4: Aratanaru Yabō!!
8/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 16 Apr 10 500 points
Mega Man 5 Mega Man 5
aka Rockman 5: Blues no Wana!?
8/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 29 Mar 12 500 points
Mega Man X Mega Man X 9/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 08 Mar 12 800 points
Mega Man X2 Mega Man X2 8/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 31 May 12 800 points
Mega Turrican Mega Turrican 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 20 Mar 08 800 points
Metal Slug Metal Slug 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 09 May 08 900 points
Metal Slug 2 Metal Slug 2 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 28 Nov 08 900 points
Metal Slug 3 Metal Slug 3 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 24 May 12 900 points
Metal Slug 4 Metal Slug 4 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 07 Mar 13 900 points
Metal Slug X Metal Slug X 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 13 Sep 12 900 points
NAM-1975 NAM-1975 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 15 Aug 13 900 points
Nebulus Nebulus
aka Tower Toppler
7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 13 Jun 08 500 points
New Adventure Island New Adventure Island 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 16 Feb 07 600 points
Ninja Commando Ninja Commando 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 11 Jul 08 900 points
Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden 8/10 NES Tecmo 1 Action 21 Sep 07 600 points
Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden
aka Shadow Warriors
6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 13 Nov 09 800 points
Paradroid Paradroid 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 23 May 08 500 points
Prince of Persia Prince of Persia 9/10 SNES Ubisoft 1 Action 19 Jan 12 800 points
Ristar Ristar 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 15 Dec 06 800 points
Rygar Rygar 6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 11 Sep 09 600 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
Samurai Ghost Samurai Ghost 3/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Action 02 Nov 07 600 points
Sengoku Sengoku 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 25 Jul 13 900 points
Sengoku 2 Sengoku 2 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 07 Feb 13 900 points
Sengoku 3 Sengoku 3 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 05 Sep 13 900 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
Shadow of the Ninja Shadow of the Ninja
aka Blue Shadow (EU title)
7/10 NES Natsume 2 Action 09 Jul 10 600 points
Shinobi Shinobi 8/10 VC Arcade SEGA 2 Action 23 Oct 09 800 points
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 03 Aug 07 800 points
Shock Troopers Shock Troopers 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 08 Nov 12 900 points
Shock Troopers 2nd Squad Shock Troopers 2nd Squad 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 04 Apr 13 900 points
Shockman Shockman 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Action 04 May 07 600 points
Sonic & Knuckles Sonic & Knuckles 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 12 Feb 10 800 points
Sonic 3D Blast Sonic 3D Blast
aka Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island
6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 02 Nov 07 800 points
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 08 Dec 06 800 points
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 06 Jul 07 800 points
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 07 Sep 07 800 points
Spelunker Spelunker 3/10 NES Tozai Games 1 Action 05 Sep 08 600 points
Spin Master Spin Master 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 12 Nov 10 900 points
Star Fox 64 Star Fox 64
aka Lylat Wars
9/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Action 20 Apr 07 1,000 points
Strider Strider
aka Strider Hiryu
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 15 Mar 12 800 points
Super Adventure Island Super Adventure Island 7/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 13 May 11 800 points
Super Adventure Island II Super Adventure Island II 8/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 10 Jun 11 800 points
Super Bonk Super Bonk
aka Super B.C. Kid
8/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 10 Dec 10 900 points
Super C Super C
aka Probotector II: Return of the Evil Forces
7/10 NES Konami 2 Action 12 Oct 07 500 points
Super Castlevania IV Super Castlevania IV 9/10 SNES Konami 1 Action 29 Dec 06 800 points
Super Empire Strikes Back Super Empire Strikes Back 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 02 Oct 09 800 points
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts 9/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 09 Mar 07 800 points
Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros. 9/10 NES Nintendo 2 Action 05 Jan 07 500 points
Super Mario Bros. 2 Super Mario Bros. 2
aka Super Mario USA (JPN)
8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 25 May 07 500 points
Super Mario Bros. 3 Super Mario Bros. 3 10/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 09 Nov 07 500 points
Super Mario World Super Mario World 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Action 09 Feb 07 800 points
Super Return of the Jedi Super Return of the Jedi 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 16 Oct 09 800 points
Super Star Wars Super Star Wars 7/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 18 Sep 09 800 points
Super Turrican Super Turrican 8/10 SNES Factor 5 1 Action 29 Feb 08 800 points
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3/10 NES Konami 1 Action 16 Mar 07 600 points
The Ignition Factor The Ignition Factor 7/10 SNES HAMSTER 1 Action 29 Apr 11 900 points
The King of Fighters '98 The King of Fighters '98 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 30 May 13 900 points
The Last Ninja The Last Ninja 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 25 Apr 08 500 points
The Revenge of Shinobi The Revenge of Shinobi
aka Super Shinobi
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 07 Aug 09 800 points
ToeJam & Earl ToeJam & Earl 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 22 Dec 06 800 points
ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron 5/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 01 Jun 07 800 points
Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 14 Dec 07 900 points
Vectorman Vectorman 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 05 Apr 07 800 points
Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 17 Dec 10 800 points
Wonder Boy Wonder Boy 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 11 Apr 08 500 points
Yoshi's Story Yoshi's Story 4/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Action 26 Oct 07 1,000 points
Zombies Ate My Neighbors Zombies Ate My Neighbors
aka Zombies
8/10 SNES LucasArts 2 Action 30 Oct 09 800 points
Blue's Journey Blue's Journey 5/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Adventure 09 Nov 07 900 points
Bomberman Hero Bomberman Hero 6/10 N64 Hudson 1 Adventure 04 Mar 11 1,000 points
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 5/10 NES Konami 1 Adventure 19 Oct 07 500 points
Dragon's Curse Dragon's Curse 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 30 Mar 07 600 points
Ecco The Dolphin Ecco The Dolphin 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 08 Dec 06 800 points
Ecco: The Tides of Time Ecco: The Tides of Time 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 06 Jul 07 800 points
Metroid Metroid 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 20 Jul 07 500 points
Milon's Secret Castle Milon's Secret Castle 4/10 NES Hudson 1 Adventure 19 Mar 10 600 points
Monster World IV Monster World IV 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 10 May 12 900 points
Neutopia Neutopia 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 24 Aug 07 600 points
Neutopia II Neutopia II 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 14 Sep 07 600 points
Silent Debuggers Silent Debuggers 3/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Adventure 20 Jul 07 600 points
StarTropics StarTropics 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 11 Jan 08 500 points
Super Metroid Super Metroid 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Adventure 12 Oct 07 800 points
The Dynastic Hero The Dynastic Hero 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 30 Nov 07 800 points
The Legend of the Mystical Ninja The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
aka Ganbare Goemon: Yukihime Kyuushutsu Emaki
8/10 SNES Konami 2 Adventure 30 Mar 07 800 points
The Legend of Zelda The Legend of Zelda 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 08 Dec 06 500 points
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Adventure 23 Mar 07 800 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
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Adventure 23 Feb 07 1,000 points
The Tower of Druaga The Tower of Druaga 4/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Adventure 23 Mar 09 -
Ufouria: The Saga Ufouria: The Saga
aka Hebereke
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Adventure 02 Jul 10 500 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
Wonder Boy in Monster Land Wonder Boy in Monster Land 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 Adventure 23 Jan 09 500 points
Wonder Boy in Monster Land Wonder Boy in Monster Land 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Adventure 10 May 12 900 points
Wonder Boy in Monster World Wonder Boy in Monster World 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 04 May 07 800 points
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Zelda II: The Adventure of Link 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 09 Feb 07 500 points
Zoda's Revenge: StarTropics II Zoda's Revenge: StarTropics II 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 10 Jul 09 600 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Arcade 26 Jun 09 900 points
Balloon Fight Balloon Fight 5/10 NES Nintendo 2 Arcade 08 Jun 07 500 points
Bonanza Bros Bonanza Bros 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Arcade 02 Feb 07 800 points