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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
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 10/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 20 May 11 900 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
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
Paper Mario Paper Mario 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 RPG 13 Jul 07 1,000 points
Super Mario 64 Super Mario 64 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Platformer 08 Dec 06 1,000 points
Super Mario Bros. 3 Super Mario Bros. 3 10/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 09 Nov 07 500 points
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 RPG 22 Aug 08 900 points
Super Mario World Super Mario World 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Action 09 Feb 07 800 points
Super Metroid Super Metroid 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Adventure 12 Oct 07 800 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
ActRaiser ActRaiser 9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 Action 13 Apr 07 800 points
Bomberman '94 Bomberman '94 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Import 10 Jul 09 700 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
Devil's Crush Devil's Crush 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 27 Jul 07 600 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
DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure 9/10 SNES Hudson 1 Import 05 Sep 08 900 points
F-Zero F-Zero 9/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Racing 08 Dec 06 800 points
F-Zero X F-Zero X 9/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Racing 15 Jun 07 1,000 points
Final Fantasy III Final Fantasy III
aka Final Fantasy VI (Japan)
9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 18 Mar 11 900 points
Gate of Thunder Gate of Thunder 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 19 Oct 07 800 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
Kirby Super Star Kirby Super Star
aka Kirby's Fun Pak
9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 28 May 10 800 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
Lords of Thunder Lords of Thunder 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 08 Feb 08 800 points
Magical Drop III Magical Drop III 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 14 Jan 11 900 points
Mario Kart 64 Mario Kart 64 9/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Racing 26 Jan 07 1,000 points
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 3 Mega Man 3
aka Rockman 3: Dr. Wily no Saigo!?
9/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 14 Nov 08 500 points
Mega Man X Mega Man X 9/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 08 Mar 12 800 points
Metal Slug 3 Metal Slug 3 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 24 May 12 900 points
Metal Slug X Metal Slug X 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 13 Sep 12 900 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
New Adventure Island New Adventure Island 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 16 Feb 07 600 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
Phantasy Star IV Phantasy Star IV 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 14 Nov 08 800 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
Samurai Shodown II Samurai Shodown II 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 08 Aug 08 900 points
Secret of Mana Secret of Mana 9/10 SNES Square Enix 3 RPG 26 Dec 08 800 points
Shining Force II: Ancient Sealing Shining Force II: Ancient Sealing 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Strategy 03 Oct 08 800 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
Sin and Punishment Sin and Punishment 9/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Import 28 Sep 07 1,200 points
Soldier Blade Soldier Blade 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 26 Jan 07 600 points
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 06 Jul 07 800 points
Star Fox 64 Star Fox 64
aka Lylat Wars
9/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Action 20 Apr 07 1,000 points
Star Parodier Star Parodier 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Import 16 May 08 900 points
Streets of Rage 2 Streets of Rage 2 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 01 Jun 07 800 points
Strider Strider
aka Strider Hiryu
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 15 Mar 12 800 points
Super Castlevania IV Super Castlevania IV 9/10 SNES Konami 1 Action 29 Dec 06 800 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 Kart Super Mario Kart 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Racing 02 Apr 10 800 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 Blade The Last Blade 9/10 Neo Geo SNK Playmore 2 Fighting 02 Aug 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 Revenge of Shinobi The Revenge of Shinobi
aka Super Shinobi
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 07 Aug 09 800 points
Wild Guns Wild Guns 9/10 SNES Natsume 2 Shooter 13 Aug 10 800 points
Ys Book I & II Ys Book I & II 9/10 TG-16 Nihon Falcom 1 RPG 05 Sep 08 800 points
1080° Snowboarding 1080° Snowboarding 8/10 N64 Nintendo 2 Sports 18 Jan 08 1,000 points
Adventure Island II Adventure Island II
aka Hudson's Adventure Island II
8/10 NES Hudson 1 Platformer 15 Apr 11 500 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
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
Baseball Stars 2 Baseball Stars 2 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 30 Nov 07 900 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
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
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
Bubble Bobble Bubble Bobble 8/10 NES Taito 2 Arcade 23 Nov 07 500 points
Castlevania Castlevania 8/10 NES Konami 1 Action 23 Mar 07 500 points
Cho Aniki Cho Aniki
aka Chō Aniki
8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Import 09 May 08 900 points
Comix Zone Comix Zone 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Fighting 02 Feb 07 800 points
Cybernator Cybernator
aka Assault Suits Valken (Japan)
8/10 SNES Konami 1 Action 07 Dec 07 800 points
Detana!! TwinBee Detana!! TwinBee 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Import 24 Jul 09 700 points
Dragon's Curse Dragon's Curse 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 30 Mar 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
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
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
Fatal Fury Special Fatal Fury Special 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 26 Mar 10 900 points
Faxanadu Faxanadu 8/10 NES Hudson 1 RPG 26 Nov 10 500 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 Fight 3 Final Fight 3 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 05 Feb 10 800 points
Final Soldier Final Soldier 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Import 02 May 08 700 points
Gradius II: Gofer no Yabou Gradius II: Gofer no Yabou 8/10 TG-16 Konami 1 Import 02 May 08 900 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
International Karate + International Karate + 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 2 Fighting 25 Jul 08 500 points
Ironclad Ironclad
aka Chōtetsu Brikin'ger
8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Import 12 Mar 10 1,000 points
Jumpman Jumpman 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Platformer 19 Sep 08 500 points
Kirby's Adventure Kirby's Adventure 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 16 Feb 07 500 points
Kirby's Dream Course Kirby's Dream Course 8/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Sports 29 Jun 07 800 points
Magical Drop II Magical Drop II 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 03 Dec 10 900 points
Mario Golf Mario Golf 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Sports 23 Jan 09 1,000 points
Mario Party 2 Mario Party 2 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Party 24 Dec 10 1,000 points
Mario Tennis Mario Tennis 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Sports 18 Jun 10 1,000 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 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 4 Metal Slug 4 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 07 Mar 13 900 points
Military Madness Military Madness 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Strategy 22 Dec 06 600 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
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 Master's: Haō Ninpō Chō Ninja Master's: Haō Ninpō Chō 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 10 Jan 13 900 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
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure 8/10 Mega Drive Activision 1 Platformer 15 May 09 800 points
Pokémon Puzzle League Pokémon Puzzle League 8/10 N64 Nintendo 2 Puzzle 30 May 08 1,000 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 III: The Third Lightning R-Type III: The Third Lightning 8/10 SNES Irem 1 Shooter 16 Feb 07 800 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
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special Real Bout Fatal Fury Special 8/10 Neo Geo SNK Playmore 2 Fighting 06 Sep 12 900 points
Rolling Thunder 2 Rolling Thunder 2 8/10 Mega Drive Bandai Namco (2) 2 Arcade 07 Dec 07 800 points
Rush Rush Rally Racing Rush Rush Rally Racing 8/10 WiiWare Redspotgames 4 Racing 19 Apr 12 900 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
Samurai Shodown Samurai Shodown 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 30 May 08 900 points
Samurai Shodown III Samurai Shodown III 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 03 Sep 10 900 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
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
Shining Force Shining Force 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Strategy 03 Aug 07 800 points
Shinobi Shinobi 8/10 VC Arcade SEGA 2 Action 23 Oct 09 800 points
Shock Troopers 2nd Squad Shock Troopers 2nd Squad 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 04 Apr 13 900 points
SimCity SimCity 8/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Simulation 29 Dec 06 800 points
Sonic & Knuckles Sonic & Knuckles 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 12 Feb 10 800 points
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 08 Dec 06 800 points