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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
2020 Super Baseball 2020 Super Baseball 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Sports 23 Aug 12 900 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
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
Adventure Island II Adventure Island II
aka Hudson's Adventure Island II
8/10 NES Hudson 1 Platformer 15 Apr 11 500 points
Adventures of Lolo Adventures of Lolo 7/10 NES HAL Laboratory 1 Puzzle 08 Jun 07 500 points
Adventures of Lolo 2 Adventures of Lolo 2 7/10 NES HAL Laboratory 1 Puzzle 01 Feb 08 500 points
Aero the Acrobat Aero the Acrobat 6/10 SNES Sunsoft 1 Platformer 23 Jul 10 800 points
Aero the Acrobat 2 Aero the Acrobat 2 8/10 SNES Sunsoft 1 Platformer 06 Aug 10 800 points
Air Zonk Air Zonk 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 13 Jul 07 600 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 Crush Alien Crush 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 15 Dec 06 600 points
Alien Soldier Alien Soldier 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 02 Nov 07 800 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Arcade 26 Jun 09 900 points
Beyond Oasis Beyond Oasis
aka The Story of Thor
8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 05 Apr 07 800 points
Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa 8/10 NES Konami 1 Import 29 Aug 08 600 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
Blazing Lazers Blazing Lazers 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 25 May 07 600 points
Bloody Wolf Bloody Wolf 7/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Action 29 Jun 07 600 points
Bomberman Hero Bomberman Hero 6/10 N64 Hudson 1 Adventure 04 Mar 11 1,000 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
Boulder Dash Boulder Dash 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Puzzle 19 Sep 08 500 points
Breath of Fire II Breath of Fire II 7/10 SNES Capcom 1 RPG 10 Aug 07 800 points
Castlevania Castlevania 8/10 NES Konami 1 Action 23 Mar 07 500 points
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 5/10 NES Konami 1 Adventure 19 Oct 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
Chase H.Q. Chase H.Q. 4/10 TG-16 Taito 1 Arcade 05 Sep 08 600 points
China Warrior China Warrior
aka The Kung Fu (Japan)
2/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Fighting 22 Jun 07 600 points
Cho Aniki Cho Aniki
aka Chō Aniki
8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Import 09 May 08 900 points
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 10/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 20 May 11 900 points
City Connection City Connection 3/10 NES HAMSTER 1 Arcade 25 Jul 08 500 points
Clu Clu Land Clu Clu Land 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 06 Mar 09 500 points
Comix Zone Comix Zone 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Fighting 02 Feb 07 800 points
Cratermaze Cratermaze 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Puzzle 16 Aug 07 600 points
Cybernator Cybernator
aka Assault Suits Valken (Japan)
8/10 SNES Konami 1 Action 07 Dec 07 800 points
Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine 6/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Shooter 27 Jun 08 500 points
Dead Moon Dead Moon 4/10 TG-16 Natsume 1 Shooter 08 Jun 07 600 points
Devil World Devil World 6/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 31 Oct 08 500 points
Devil's Crush Devil's Crush 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 27 Jul 07 600 points
Dig Dug Dig Dug 6/10 NES Bandai Namco 1 Arcade 29 Aug 08 600 points
Digital Champ: Battle Boxing Digital Champ: Battle Boxing 3/10 TG-16 Naxat Soft 1 Import 16 May 08 700 points
Donkey Kong Donkey Kong 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 08 Dec 06 500 points
Donkey Kong 3 Donkey Kong 3 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 09 Jan 09 500 points
Donkey Kong Jr. Donkey Kong Jr.
aka Donkey Kong Junior
4/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 22 Dec 06 500 points
DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure 9/10 SNES Hudson 1 Import 05 Sep 08 900 points
Double Dragon Double Dragon 6/10 NES Aksys Games 1 Fighting 25 Apr 08 500 points
Dragon Spirit Dragon Spirit 6/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 06 Jul 07 600 points
Dragon's Curse Dragon's Curse 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 30 Mar 07 600 points
Drop Off Drop Off 3/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Puzzle 03 Aug 07 600 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
Ecco Jr. Ecco Jr. 2/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Education 08 Aug 08 800 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
Enduro Racer Enduro Racer 3/10 SMS SEGA 1 Racing 09 Jan 09 500 points
ESWAT: City Under Siege ESWAT: City Under Siege 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 07 Sep 07 800 points
Excitebike Excitebike 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Racing 16 Feb 07 500 points
F-Zero F-Zero 9/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Racing 08 Dec 06 800 points
Fantasy Zone Fantasy Zone 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 11 Apr 08 500 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
Faxanadu Faxanadu 8/10 NES Hudson 1 RPG 26 Nov 10 500 points
Final Fantasy Final Fantasy 7/10 NES Square Enix 1 RPG 07 May 10 600 points
Final Fantasy II Final Fantasy II
aka Final Fantasy IV (Japan)
8/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 11 Jun 10 900 points
Final Fantasy III Final Fantasy III
aka Final Fantasy VI (Japan)
9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 18 Mar 11 900 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
Final Fight Final Fight 7/10 SNES Capcom 1 Fighting 27 Apr 07 800 points
Final Soldier Final Soldier 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Import 02 May 08 700 points
Galaga Galaga 7/10 NES Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 09 Mar 07 500 points
Galaga '90 Galaga '90 7/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 10 Aug 07 600 points
Galaxy Force II Galaxy Force II 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 01 May 09 800 points
Gaplus Gaplus 5/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 23 Mar 09 500 points
Gate of Thunder Gate of Thunder 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 19 Oct 07 800 points
Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins 7/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 31 Oct 08 500 points
Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins 7/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 07 Jan 11 800 points
Ghouls 'n Ghosts Ghouls 'n Ghosts 9/10 Mega Drive Capcom 1 Action 07 Sep 07 800 points
Gley Lancer Gley Lancer 7/10 Mega Drive Nippon Computer S... 1 Import 16 May 08 900 points
Gradius Gradius 7/10 NES Konami 1 Shooter 02 Feb 07 500 points
Gradius II: Gofer no Yabou Gradius II: Gofer no Yabou 8/10 TG-16 Konami 1 Import 02 May 08 900 points
Gradius III Gradius III 7/10 SNES Konami 1 Shooter 28 Sep 07 900 points
Harvest Moon Harvest Moon 8/10 SNES Natsume 1 Simulation 04 Jan 08 800 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
Jumpman Jumpman 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Platformer 19 Sep 08 500 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's Adventure Kirby's Adventure 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 16 Feb 07 500 points
Landstalker Landstalker 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 05 Oct 07 800 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
Legend of Hero Tonma Legend of Hero Tonma 5/10 TG-16 Irem 1 Arcade 28 Sep 07 600 points
Light Crusader Light Crusader 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 07 Dec 07 800 points
Lode Runner Lode Runner 5/10 NES Hudson 1 Puzzle 12 Mar 10 600 points
Lords of Thunder Lords of Thunder 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 08 Feb 08 800 points
Mach Rider Mach Rider 6/10 NES Nintendo 1 Racing 25 May 07 500 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 -
Mario's Super Picross Mario's Super Picross 9/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Import 14 Sep 07 900 points
Mayhem in Monsterland Mayhem in Monsterland 9/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Platformer 17 Oct 08 500 points
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
Metroid Metroid 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 20 Jul 07 500 points
Mighty Bomb Jack Mighty Bomb Jack 5/10 NES Tecmo 1 Arcade 27 Apr 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
MUSHA MUSHA 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 17 Jul 09 900 points
Nebulus Nebulus
aka Tower Toppler
7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 13 Jun 08 500 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
New Adventure Island New Adventure Island 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 16 Feb 07 600 points
Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden
aka Shadow Warriors
6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 13 Nov 09 800 points
Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden 8/10 NES Tecmo 1 Action 21 Sep 07 600 points
Ninja JaJaMaru-kun Ninja JaJaMaru-kun 6/10 NES HAMSTER 1 Import 21 Sep 07 600 points
Ninja Spirit Ninja Spirit 7/10 TG-16 Irem 1 Arcade 11 May 07 600 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
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
Operation Wolf Operation Wolf 1/10 NES Taito 1 Arcade 14 Mar 08 500 points
Pac-Man Pac-Man 7/10 NES Bandai Namco (2) 1 Arcade 13 Apr 07 500 points
Paper Mario Paper Mario 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 RPG 13 Jul 07 1,000 points
Paradroid Paradroid 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 23 May 08 500 points
Phantasy Star Phantasy Star 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 RPG 14 Aug 09 500 points
Phantasy Star II Phantasy Star II 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 15 Feb 08 800 points
Phantasy Star III Phantasy Star III 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 18 Apr 08 800 points
Phantasy Star IV Phantasy Star IV 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 14 Nov 08 800 points
Pilotwings Pilotwings 7/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Simulation 21 Aug 09 800 points
Pinball Pinball 6/10 NES Nintendo 1 Simulation 15 Dec 06 500 points
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure 8/10 Mega Drive Activision 1 Platformer 15 May 09 800 points
Pokémon Snap Pokémon Snap 7/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Simulation 11 Dec 07 1,000 points
Prince of Persia Prince of Persia 9/10 SNES Ubisoft 1 Action 19 Jan 12 800 points
Psychosis Psychosis 5/10 TG-16 Naxat Soft 1 Shooter 29 Feb 08 600 points
Pulseman Pulseman 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Import 03 Jul 09 900 points
Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
aka Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Sports 30 Mar 07 500 points
R-Type R-Type 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 29 Dec 06 800 points
R-Type R-Type 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 25 Sep 09 500 points
R-Type III: The Third Lightning R-Type III: The Third Lightning 8/10 SNES Irem 1 Shooter 16 Feb 07 800 points