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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
2020 Super Baseball 2020 Super Baseball 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Sports 05 Jul 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 23 Nov 09 500 points
ActRaiser ActRaiser 9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 Action 28 May 07 800 points
Adventure Island Adventure Island 7/10 NES Hudson 1 Action 03 Sep 07 500 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
Aero the Acrobat Aero the Acrobat 6/10 SNES Sunsoft 1 Platformer 26 Jul 10 800 points
Aero the Acrobat 2 Aero the Acrobat 2 8/10 SNES Sunsoft 1 Platformer 20 Sep 10 800 points
Air Zonk Air Zonk 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 09 Jul 07 600 points
Alex Kidd in Miracle World Alex Kidd in Miracle World 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 23 Jun 08 500 points
Alex Kidd in Shinobi World Alex Kidd in Shinobi World 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 01 Feb 10 500 points
Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 09 Apr 07 800 points
Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars 3/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 09 Mar 09 500 points
Alien Crush Alien Crush 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 11 Dec 06 600 points
Alien Soldier Alien Soldier 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 05 Nov 07 900 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Arcade 28 Sep 09 1,000 points
Axelay Axelay 9/10 SNES Konami 1 Shooter 12 Nov 07 800 points
Beyond Oasis Beyond Oasis
aka The Story of Thor
8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 19 Mar 07 800 points
Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa 8/10 NES Konami 1 Import 09 Jun 08 600 points
Black Tiger Black Tiger 6/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 24 Jan 11 800 points
Blaster Master Blaster Master
aka Meta Fight (Japanese title)
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Action 14 Dec 09 500 points
Blazing Lazers Blazing Lazers 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 21 May 07 600 points
Bloody Wolf Bloody Wolf 7/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Action 18 Jun 07 600 points
Bomberman Hero Bomberman Hero 6/10 N64 Hudson 1 Adventure 07 Mar 11 1,000 points
Bonk's Adventure Bonk's Adventure 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 21 Nov 06 600 points
Bonk's Revenge Bonk's Revenge 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 16 Apr 07 600 points
Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure 7/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 24 Nov 08 800 points
Boulder Dash Boulder Dash 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Puzzle 01 Jun 09 500 points
Bravoman Bravoman 4/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Fighting 09 Apr 07 600 points
Breath of Fire II Breath of Fire II 7/10 SNES Capcom 1 RPG 27 Aug 07 800 points
BurgerTime BurgerTime 8/10 NES G-mode 1 Action 06 Dec 12 500 points
Castlevania Castlevania 8/10 NES Konami 1 Action 30 Apr 07 500 points
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 5/10 NES Konami 1 Adventure 29 Oct 07 500 points
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 9/10 NES Konami 1 Action 12 Jan 09 500 points
Castlevania: Rondo of Blood Castlevania: Rondo of Blood
aka Akumajou Dracula X: Chi no Rondo
9/10 TG-16 Konami 1 Action 15 Mar 10 900 points
Chase H.Q. Chase H.Q. 4/10 TG-16 Taito 1 Arcade 28 Jul 08 600 points
China Warrior China Warrior
aka The Kung Fu (Japan)
2/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Fighting 25 Jun 07 600 points
Cho Aniki Cho Aniki
aka Chō Aniki
8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Import 08 Sep 08 900 points
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 10/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 16 May 11 800 points
City Connection City Connection 3/10 NES HAMSTER 1 Arcade 26 May 08 500 points
Clu Clu Land Clu Clu Land 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 01 Sep 08 500 points
Comix Zone Comix Zone 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Fighting 29 Jan 07 800 points
Cratermaze Cratermaze 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Puzzle 12 Aug 07 600 points
Cybernator Cybernator
aka Assault Suits Valken (Japan)
8/10 SNES Konami 1 Action 17 Dec 07 800 points
Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine 6/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Shooter 09 Nov 09 500 points
Dead Moon Dead Moon 4/10 TG-16 Natsume 1 Shooter 04 Jun 07 600 points
Devil's Crush Devil's Crush 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 23 Jul 07 600 points
Dig Dug Dig Dug 6/10 NES Bandai Namco 1 Arcade 09 Jun 08 600 points
Digital Champ: Battle Boxing Digital Champ: Battle Boxing 3/10 TG-16 Naxat Soft 1 Import 20 Oct 08 700 points
Donkey Kong Donkey Kong 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 19 Nov 06 500 points
Donkey Kong 3 Donkey Kong 3 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 14 Jul 08 500 points
Donkey Kong Jr. Donkey Kong Jr.
aka Donkey Kong Junior
4/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 04 Dec 06 500 points
DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure 9/10 SNES Hudson 1 Import 10 Mar 08 900 points
Double Dragon Double Dragon 6/10 NES Aksys Games 1 Fighting 28 Apr 08 500 points
Dragon Spirit Dragon Spirit 6/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 02 Jul 07 600 points
Dragon's Curse Dragon's Curse 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 02 Apr 07 600 points
Drop Off Drop Off 3/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Puzzle 30 Jul 07 600 points
Dynamite Headdy Dynamite Headdy 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 30 Jul 07 800 points
Earthworm Jim Earthworm Jim 8/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 27 Oct 08 800 points
Earthworm Jim 2 Earthworm Jim 2 7/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 14 Dec 09 800 points
Ecco Jr. Ecco Jr. 2/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Education 26 Nov 07 800 points
Ecco The Dolphin Ecco The Dolphin 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 28 Nov 06 800 points
Ecco: The Tides of Time Ecco: The Tides of Time 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 02 Jul 07 800 points
Elevator Action Elevator Action 6/10 NES Taito 1 Arcade 05 Mar 07 500 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
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
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
Final Fight Final Fight 7/10 SNES Capcom 1 Fighting 07 May 07 800 points
Final Soldier Final Soldier 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Import 08 Sep 08 700 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
Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins 7/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 10 Jan 11 800 points
Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins 7/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 10 Dec 07 500 points
Ghouls 'n Ghosts Ghouls 'n Ghosts 9/10 Mega Drive Capcom 1 Action 27 Aug 07 800 points
Gley Lancer Gley Lancer 7/10 Mega Drive Nippon Computer S... 1 Import 21 Jul 08 900 points
Gradius Gradius 7/10 NES Konami 1 Shooter 08 Jan 07 500 points
Gradius II: Gofer no Yabou Gradius II: Gofer no Yabou 8/10 TG-16 Konami 1 Import 20 Oct 08 900 points
Gradius III Gradius III 7/10 SNES Konami 1 Shooter 23 Apr 07 800 points
Harvest Moon Harvest Moon 8/10 SNES Natsume 1 Simulation 11 Feb 08 800 points
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 16 Nov 09 800 points
J.J. & Jeff J.J. & Jeff 3/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 27 May 07 600 points
Kid Chameleon Kid Chameleon 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 28 May 07 800 points
Kid Icarus Kid Icarus 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 12 Feb 07 500 points
King's Knight King's Knight 3/10 NES Square Enix 1 Shooter 24 Mar 08 500 points
Kirby's Adventure Kirby's Adventure 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 12 Feb 07 500 points
Landstalker Landstalker 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 03 Sep 07 800 points
Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance 9/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 21 Sep 09 500 points
Legend of Hero Tonma Legend of Hero Tonma 5/10 TG-16 Irem 1 Arcade 24 Sep 07 600 points
Light Crusader Light Crusader 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 31 Dec 07 800 points
Lode Runner Lode Runner 5/10 NES Hudson 1 Puzzle 11 Jun 07 500 points
Lords of Thunder Lords of Thunder 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 11 Feb 08 800 points
Mach Rider Mach Rider 6/10 NES Nintendo 1 Racing 09 Jul 07 500 points
Magician Lord Magician Lord 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Action 29 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 18 Aug 08 500 points
Mega Man 2 Mega Man 2
aka Rockman 2: Dr. Wily no Nazo
10/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 15 Sep 08 500 points
Mega Man 3 Mega Man 3
aka Rockman 3: Dr. Wily no Saigo!?
9/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 10 Nov 08 500 points
Mega Man 4 Mega Man 4
aka Rockman 4: Aratanaru Yabō!!
8/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 19 Apr 10 500 points
Mega Man 5 Mega Man 5
aka Rockman 5: Blues no Wana!?
8/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 16 Jun 11 500 points
Mega Man X Mega Man X 9/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 18 Apr 11 800 points
Mega Man X2 Mega Man X2 8/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 14 Jun 12 800 points
Mega Turrican Mega Turrican 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 14 Apr 08 800 points
Metal Marines Metal Marines 7/10 SNES Bandai Namco 1 Strategy 15 Oct 07 800 points
Metroid Metroid 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 13 Aug 07 500 points
Mighty Bomb Jack Mighty Bomb Jack 5/10 NES Tecmo 1 Arcade 07 May 07 500 points
Milon's Secret Castle Milon's Secret Castle 4/10 NES Hudson 1 Adventure 04 Jun 07 500 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 19 Jan 09 800 points
Nebulus Nebulus
aka Tower Toppler
7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 04 May 09 500 points
Neutopia Neutopia 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 20 Aug 07 600 points
Neutopia II Neutopia II 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 10 Sep 07 600 points
New Adventure Island New Adventure Island 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 19 Feb 07 600 points
Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden
aka Shadow Warriors
6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 21 Dec 09 800 points
Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden 8/10 NES Tecmo 1 Action 14 May 07 500 points
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 8/10 NES Tecmo 1 Action 15 Oct 07 500 points
Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 7/10 NES Tecmo 1 Action 18 Feb 08 500 points
Ninja JaJaMaru-kun Ninja JaJaMaru-kun 6/10 NES HAMSTER 1 Import 22 Oct 07 600 points
Ninja Spirit Ninja Spirit 7/10 TG-16 Irem 1 Arcade 14 May 07 600 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
Operation Wolf Operation Wolf 1/10 NES Taito 1 Arcade 04 Feb 08 500 points
Pac-Man Pac-Man 7/10 NES Bandai Namco (2) 1 Arcade 14 May 07 500 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
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
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure 8/10 Mega Drive Activision 1 Platformer 13 Apr 09 800 points
Pokémon Snap Pokémon Snap 7/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Simulation 10 Dec 07 1,000 points
Prince of Persia Prince of Persia 9/10 SNES Ubisoft 1 Action 06 Sep 12 800 points
Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom 7/10 NES Hudson 1 Adventure 08 Feb 10 500 points
Psychosis Psychosis 5/10 TG-16 Naxat Soft 1 Shooter 25 Feb 08 600 points
Pulseman Pulseman 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Import 13 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 16 Apr 07 500 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