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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 « US Date Price
Gain Ground Gain Ground 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Strategy 05 Feb 07 800 points
Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf 7/10 SNES Koei Tecmo 2 Strategy 08 Jun 09 800 points
Metal Marines Metal Marines 7/10 SNES Bandai Namco 1 Strategy 15 Oct 07 800 points
Military Madness Military Madness 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Strategy 18 Dec 06 600 points
Nobunaga's Ambition Nobunaga's Ambition 7/10 SNES Koei 1 Strategy 27 Apr 09 800 points
Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber 10/10 N64 Square Enix 1 Strategy 29 Mar 10 1,000 points
Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen 9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 Strategy 02 Mar 09 800 points
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV 7/10 SNES Koei 8 Strategy 26 Mar 07 800 points
Shining Force Shining Force 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Strategy 23 Jul 07 800 points
Shining Force II: Ancient Sealing Shining Force II: Ancient Sealing 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Strategy 06 Oct 08 800 points
Uncharted Waters: New Horizons Uncharted Waters: New Horizons 8/10 SNES Koei 2 Strategy 06 Apr 09 800 points
1080° Snowboarding 1080° Snowboarding 8/10 N64 Nintendo 2 Sports 28 Jan 08 1,000 points
2020 Super Baseball 2020 Super Baseball 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Sports 05 Jul 12 900 points
Baseball Baseball 4/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 01 Jan 07 500 points
Baseball Stars 2 Baseball Stars 2 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 10 Dec 07 900 points
Bases Loaded Bases Loaded 5/10 NES HAMSTER 2 Sports 07 Apr 08 500 points
Blades of Steel Blades of Steel 7/10 NES Konami 2 Sports 24 Dec 07 500 points
California Games California Games 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 8 Sports 06 Jul 09 -
Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge 5/10 NES Aksys Games 2 Sports 14 Sep 09 500 points
Double Dribble Double Dribble 4/10 NES Konami 2 Sports 26 Nov 07 500 points
Ice Hockey Ice Hockey 6/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 11 Dec 06 500 points
Kirby's Dream Course Kirby's Dream Course 8/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Sports 23 Jul 07 800 points
Lunar Pool Lunar Pool 5/10 NES D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 22 Oct 07 500 points
Mario Golf Mario Golf 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Sports 06 Oct 08 1,000 points
Mario Tennis Mario Tennis 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Sports 28 Jun 10 1,000 points
Neo Turf Masters Neo Turf Masters 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 18 Aug 08 900 points
NES Open Tournament Golf NES Open Tournament Golf 7/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 18 Jun 07 500 points
NES Play Action Football NES Play Action Football 3/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 10 Sep 07 500 points
Power Golf Power Golf 4/10 TG-16 Hudson 3 Sports 05 Nov 07 600 points
Powerball Powerball 5/10 Mega Drive Bandai Namco (2) 2 Sports 24 Mar 08 800 points
Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
aka Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Sports 16 Apr 07 500 points
Soccer Soccer 4/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 19 Nov 06 500 points
Street Hoop Street Hoop
aka Street Slam (US title)
8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 01 Nov 10 900 points
Summer Games II Summer Games II 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 8 Sports 16 Mar 09 500 points
Super Dodge Ball Super Dodge Ball 6/10 NES Aksys Games 2 Sports 22 Sep 08 500 points
Super Punch-Out!! Super Punch-Out!! 8/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Sports 30 Mar 09 800 points
Tecmo Bowl Tecmo Bowl 6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 4 Sports 03 Aug 09 600 points
Tecmo Bowl Tecmo Bowl 7/10 NES Tecmo 2 Sports 12 Mar 07 500 points
Tennis Tennis 4/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 18 Dec 06 500 points
Volleyball Volleyball 2/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 12 Nov 07 500 points
World Class Baseball World Class Baseball 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Sports 16 Sep 07 600 points
World Sports Competition World Sports Competition 5/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Sports 18 Jun 07 600 points
Alien Crush Alien Crush 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 11 Dec 06 600 points
Devil's Crush Devil's Crush 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 23 Jul 07 600 points
Harvest Moon Harvest Moon 8/10 SNES Natsume 1 Simulation 11 Feb 08 800 points
Pilotwings Pilotwings 7/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Simulation 28 Dec 09 800 points
Pinball Pinball 6/10 NES Nintendo 1 Simulation 19 Nov 06 500 points
Pokémon Snap Pokémon Snap 7/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Simulation 10 Dec 07 1,000 points
SimCity SimCity 8/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Simulation 19 Nov 06 800 points
SimEarth: The Living Planet SimEarth: The Living Planet 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 22 Jun 09 800 points
Sonic Spinball Sonic Spinball 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Simulation 12 Mar 07 800 points
Vegas Stakes Vegas Stakes 6/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Simulation 26 Nov 07 800 points
1942 1942 5/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 24 Jan 11 800 points
Air Zonk Air Zonk 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 09 Jul 07 600 points
Axelay Axelay 9/10 SNES Konami 1 Shooter 12 Nov 07 800 points
Bio-Hazard Battle Bio-Hazard Battle 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Shooter 26 Feb 07 800 points
Blazing Lazers Blazing Lazers 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 21 May 07 600 points
Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine 6/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Shooter 09 Nov 09 500 points
Darius Twin Darius Twin 5/10 SNES Taito 2 Shooter 13 Dec 10 800 points
Dead Moon Dead Moon 4/10 TG-16 Natsume 1 Shooter 04 Jun 07 600 points
Dragon Spirit Dragon Spirit 6/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 02 Jul 07 600 points
Exed Exes Exed Exes 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 10 Jan 11 800 points
Fantasy Zone Fantasy Zone 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 14 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 29 Jun 09 500 points
Forgotten Worlds Forgotten Worlds 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Shooter 17 Nov 08 800 points
Galaga Galaga 7/10 NES Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 09 Apr 07 500 points
Galaga '90 Galaga '90 7/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 06 Aug 07 600 points
Galaxy Force II Galaxy Force II 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 11 May 09 800 points
Gaplus Gaplus 5/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 23 Mar 09 600 points
Gate of Thunder Gate of Thunder 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 15 Oct 07 800 points
Gradius Gradius 7/10 NES Konami 1 Shooter 08 Jan 07 500 points
Gradius III Gradius III 7/10 SNES Konami 1 Shooter 23 Apr 07 800 points
King's Knight King's Knight 3/10 NES Square Enix 1 Shooter 24 Mar 08 500 points
Life Force Life Force
aka Salamander
8/10 NES Konami 2 Shooter 16 Feb 09 500 points
Lords of Thunder Lords of Thunder 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 11 Feb 08 800 points
Monster Lair Monster Lair 4/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Shooter 17 Dec 07 800 points
MUSHA MUSHA 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 19 Jan 09 800 points
Ordyne Ordyne 7/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 2 Shooter 07 May 07 600 points
Psychosis Psychosis 5/10 TG-16 Naxat Soft 1 Shooter 25 Feb 08 600 points
R-Type R-Type 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 02 Nov 09 500 points
R-Type R-Type 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 25 Dec 06 800 points
R-Type III: The Third Lightning R-Type III: The Third Lightning 8/10 SNES Irem 1 Shooter 15 Jan 07 800 points
Secret Command Secret Command
aka Rambo: First Blood Part II
6/10 SMS SEGA 2 Shooter 13 Jul 09 600 points
Soldier Blade Soldier Blade 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 08 Jan 07 600 points
Space Harrier Space Harrier 5/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Shooter 15 Jun 09 800 points
Space Harrier Space Harrier 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 03 Nov 08 500 points
Space Harrier II Space Harrier II 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 18 Dec 06 800 points
Space Invaders: The Original Game Space Invaders: The Original Game 2/10 SNES Taito 2 Shooter 17 Nov 08 800 points
Star Force Star Force 4/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Shooter 23 Mar 09 -
Star Soldier Star Soldier 5/10 NES Hudson 1 Shooter 30 Jul 07 500 points
Super Air Zonk: Rockabilly Paradise Super Air Zonk: Rockabilly Paradise 7/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 19 Nov 07 800 points
Super E.D.F. Earth Defense Force Super E.D.F. Earth Defense Force 6/10 SNES Jaleco 1 Shooter 14 Jul 11 800 points
Super Fantasy Zone Super Fantasy Zone 8/10 Mega Drive Sunsoft 1 Shooter 21 Jul 08 900 points
Super R-Type Super R-Type 6/10 SNES Irem 1 Shooter 17 Mar 08 800 points
Super Star Soldier Super Star Soldier 7/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 28 Nov 06 600 points
Super Thunder Blade Super Thunder Blade 2/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 17 Sep 07 800 points
Wild Guns Wild Guns 9/10 SNES Natsume 2 Shooter 31 May 10 800 points
Wolf of the Battlefield: MERCS Wolf of the Battlefield: MERCS 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 09 Feb 09 800 points
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Shooter 20 Apr 09 900 points
Xevious Xevious 6/10 NES Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 15 Jan 07 500 points
Zanac Zanac 7/10 NES D4 Enterprise 1 Shooter 03 Dec 07 500 points
Zaxxon Zaxxon 4/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Shooter 12 Apr 10 800 points
Beyond Oasis Beyond Oasis
aka The Story of Thor
8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 19 Mar 07 800 points
Breath of Fire II Breath of Fire II 7/10 SNES Capcom 1 RPG 27 Aug 07 800 points
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 10/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 16 May 11 800 points
Double Dungeons Double Dungeons 2/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 RPG 12 Mar 07 600 points
Dungeon Explorer Dungeon Explorer 7/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 RPG 08 Jan 07 600 points
Faxanadu Faxanadu 8/10 NES Hudson 1 RPG 21 Feb 11 500 points
Final Fantasy Final Fantasy 7/10 NES Square Enix 1 RPG 05 Oct 09 500 points
Final Fantasy II Final Fantasy II
aka Final Fantasy IV (Japan)
8/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 08 Mar 10 800 points
Final Fantasy III Final Fantasy III
aka Final Fantasy VI (Japan)
9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 30 Jun 11 800 points
Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest
aka Mystic Quest Legend
7/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 18 Oct 10 800 points
Landstalker Landstalker 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 03 Sep 07 800 points
Light Crusader Light Crusader 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 31 Dec 07 800 points
Paper Mario Paper Mario 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 RPG 16 Jul 07 1,000 points
Phantasy Star Phantasy Star 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 RPG 31 Aug 09 500 points
Phantasy Star II Phantasy Star II 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 18 Feb 08 800 points
Phantasy Star III Phantasy Star III 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 21 Apr 08 800 points
Phantasy Star IV Phantasy Star IV 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 22 Dec 08 800 points
Secret of Mana Secret of Mana 9/10 SNES Square Enix 3 RPG 13 Oct 08 800 points
Shining in the Darkness Shining in the Darkness 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 13 Aug 07 800 points
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 RPG 01 Sep 08 800 points
Sword of Vermilion Sword of Vermilion 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 05 Mar 07 800 points
Ys Book I & II Ys Book I & II 9/10 TG-16 Nihon Falcom 1 RPG 25 Aug 08 800 points
Cruis'n USA Cruis'n USA 3/10 N64 Nintendo 2 Racing 31 Mar 08 1,000 points
Enduro Racer Enduro Racer 3/10 SMS SEGA 1 Racing 15 Dec 08 500 points
Excitebike Excitebike 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Racing 19 Mar 07 500 points
F-Zero F-Zero 9/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Racing 19 Nov 06 800 points
F-Zero X F-Zero X 9/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Racing 25 Jun 07 1,000 points
Mach Rider Mach Rider 6/10 NES Nintendo 1 Racing 09 Jul 07 500 points
Mario Kart 64 Mario Kart 64 9/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Racing 29 Jan 07 1,000 points
Moto Roader Moto Roader 4/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Racing 15 Jan 07 600 points
Pitstop II Pitstop II 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 2 Racing 23 Feb 09 500 points
Super Hang-On Super Hang-On 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Racing 03 May 12 900 points
Super Mario Kart Super Mario Kart 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Racing 23 Nov 09 800 points
Victory Run Victory Run 5/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Racing 04 Dec 06 600 points
Wave Race 64 Wave Race 64 8/10 N64 Nintendo 2 Racing 06 Aug 07 1,000 points
Adventures of Lolo Adventures of Lolo 7/10 NES HAL Laboratory 1 Puzzle 06 Aug 07 500 points
Adventures of Lolo 2 Adventures of Lolo 2 7/10 NES HAL Laboratory 1 Puzzle 21 Jan 08 500 points
Battle Lode Runner Battle Lode Runner 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Puzzle 23 Apr 07 600 points
Boulder Dash Boulder Dash 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Puzzle 01 Jun 09 500 points
Chew Man Fu Chew Man Fu 7/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Puzzle 26 Feb 07 600 points
Columns Columns 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Puzzle 04 Dec 06 800 points
Columns III: Revenge of Columns Columns III: Revenge of Columns 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 5 Puzzle 04 Feb 08 800 points
Cratermaze Cratermaze 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Puzzle 12 Aug 07 600 points
Dr Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Dr Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Puzzle 11 Dec 06 800 points
Drop Off Drop Off 3/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Puzzle 30 Jul 07 600 points
Kirby's Avalanche Kirby's Avalanche
aka Kirby's Ghost Trap
6/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Puzzle 24 Sep 07 800 points
Lode Runner Lode Runner 5/10 NES Hudson 1 Puzzle 11 Jun 07 500 points
Magical Drop II Magical Drop II 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 29 Nov 10 900 points