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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
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure 8/10 Mega Drive Activision 1 Platformer 13 Apr 09 800 points
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 Dragon Double Dragon 6/10 NES Aksys Games 1 Fighting 28 Apr 08 500 points
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Double Dragon II: The Revenge 6/10 NES Aksys Games 2 Fighting 21 Jun 12 500 points
Renegade Renegade 3/10 NES Aksys Games 1 Fighting 05 May 08 500 points
Street Gangs Street Gangs
aka River City Ransom
8/10 NES Aksys Games 2 Fighting 21 Apr 08 500 points
Super Dodge Ball Super Dodge Ball 6/10 NES Aksys Games 2 Sports 22 Sep 08 500 points
The Combatribes The Combatribes 4/10 SNES Aksys Games 2 Fighting 30 Nov 09 800 points
Dig Dug Dig Dug 6/10 NES Bandai Namco 1 Arcade 09 Jun 08 600 points
Metal Marines Metal Marines 7/10 SNES Bandai Namco 1 Strategy 15 Oct 07 800 points
Pac-Attack Pac-Attack 7/10 SNES Bandai Namco 2 Puzzle 14 Jan 08 800 points
Bravoman Bravoman 4/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Fighting 09 Apr 07 600 points
Dragon Spirit Dragon Spirit 6/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 02 Jul 07 600 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
Gaplus Gaplus 5/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 23 Mar 09 600 points
Mappy Mappy 7/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Action 23 Mar 09 -
Ordyne Ordyne 7/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 2 Shooter 07 May 07 600 points
Pac-Man Pac-Man 7/10 NES Bandai Namco (2) 1 Arcade 14 May 07 500 points
Powerball Powerball 5/10 Mega Drive Bandai Namco (2) 2 Sports 24 Mar 08 800 points
Rolling Thunder 2 Rolling Thunder 2 8/10 Mega Drive Bandai Namco (2) 2 Arcade 24 Dec 07 800 points
Samurai Ghost Samurai Ghost 3/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Action 29 Oct 07 600 points
Sky Kid Sky Kid 5/10 NES Bandai Namco (2) 2 Arcade 19 May 08 500 points
Splatterhouse Splatterhouse 8/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Fighting 19 Mar 07 600 points
Splatterhouse 2 Splatterhouse 2 6/10 Mega Drive Bandai Namco (2) 1 Fighting 04 Aug 08 800 points
The Tower of Druaga The Tower of Druaga 4/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Adventure 23 Mar 09 -
Xevious Xevious 6/10 NES Bandai Namco (2) 1 Shooter 15 Jan 07 500 points
1942 1942 5/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 24 Jan 11 800 points
Black Tiger Black Tiger 6/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 24 Jan 11 800 points
Breath of Fire II Breath of Fire II 7/10 SNES Capcom 1 RPG 27 Aug 07 800 points
Exed Exes Exed Exes 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 10 Jan 11 800 points
Fighting Street Fighting Street 3/10 TG-16 Capcom 2 Fighting 02 Nov 09 800 points
Final Fight Final Fight 7/10 SNES Capcom 1 Fighting 07 May 07 800 points
Final Fight 2 Final Fight 2 6/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 12 Oct 09 800 points
Final Fight 3 Final Fight 3 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 04 Jan 10 800 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
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
SonSon SonSon 6/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Arcade 06 Dec 10 800 points
Street Fighter Alpha 2 Street Fighter Alpha 2 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 07 Dec 09 800 points
Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hyper Fighting Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hyper Fighting 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 25 Jun 07 800 points
Street Fighter II': Champion Edition Street Fighter II': Champion Edition 7/10 TG-16 Capcom 2 Import 16 Nov 09 700 points
Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition 8/10 Mega Drive Capcom 2 Fighting 13 Oct 08 800 points
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior Street Fighter II: The World Warrior 7/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 25 Dec 06 800 points
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts 9/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 05 Mar 07 800 points
Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 21 Jan 08 800 points
Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 06 Dec 10 800 points
Boulder Dash Boulder Dash 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Puzzle 01 Jun 09 500 points
California Games California Games 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 8 Sports 06 Jul 09 -
Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine 6/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Shooter 09 Nov 09 500 points
International Karate International Karate 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 2 Fighting 23 Feb 09 500 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
Nebulus Nebulus
aka Tower Toppler
7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 04 May 09 500 points
Pitstop II Pitstop II 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 2 Racing 23 Feb 09 500 points
Summer Games II Summer Games II 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 8 Sports 16 Mar 09 500 points
The Last Ninja The Last Ninja 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 23 Feb 09 500 points
2020 Super Baseball 2020 Super Baseball 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Sports 05 Jul 12 900 points
Art of Fighting Art of Fighting 4/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 08 Oct 07 900 points
Art of Fighting 2 Art of Fighting 2 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 28 Jul 08 900 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 21 Mar 13 900 points
Baseball Stars 2 Baseball Stars 2 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 10 Dec 07 900 points
Blue's Journey Blue's Journey 5/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Adventure 12 Nov 07 900 points
Burning Fight Burning Fight 5/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 23 Jun 08 900 points
Fatal Fury Fatal Fury 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 08 Oct 07 900 points
Fatal Fury 2 Fatal Fury 2 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 30 Jun 08 900 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 04 Oct 10 900 points
Fatal Fury Special Fatal Fury Special 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 01 Mar 10 900 points
Ironclad Ironclad
aka Chōtetsu Brikin'ger
8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Import 05 Apr 10 1,000 points
Karnov's Revenge Karnov's Revenge
aka Fighter's History Dynamite
5/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 27 Dec 10 900 points
King of the Monsters King of the Monsters 4/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 07 Jul 08 900 points
Lunar Pool Lunar Pool 5/10 NES D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 22 Oct 07 500 points
Magical Drop II Magical Drop II 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 29 Nov 10 900 points
Magical Drop III Magical Drop III 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 27 Dec 10 900 points
Magician Lord Magician Lord 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Action 29 Oct 07 900 points
Metal Slug Metal Slug 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 26 May 08 900 points
Metal Slug 2 Metal Slug 2 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 01 Dec 08 900 points
Metal Slug 3 Metal Slug 3 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 31 May 12 900 points
Metal Slug 4 Metal Slug 4 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 31 Jan 13 900 points
Metal Slug X Metal Slug X 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 23 Aug 12 900 points
NAM-1975 NAM-1975 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 04 Apr 13 900 points
Neo Turf Masters Neo Turf Masters 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 18 Aug 08 900 points
Ninja Combat Ninja Combat 4/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 02 Jun 08 900 points
Ninja Commando Ninja Commando 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 14 Jul 08 900 points
Ninja Master's: Haō Ninpō Chō Ninja Master's: Haō Ninpō Chō 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 22 Nov 12 900 points
Real Bout Fatal Fury Real Bout Fatal Fury 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 13 Dec 12 900 points
Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 27 Sep 12 900 points
Samurai Shodown Samurai Shodown 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 16 Jun 08 900 points
Samurai Shodown II Samurai Shodown II 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 25 Aug 08 900 points
Samurai Shodown III Samurai Shodown III 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 06 Sep 10 900 points
Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 15 Mar 12 900 points
Sengoku Sengoku 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 25 Apr 13 900 points
Sengoku 2 Sengoku 2 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 08 Nov 12 900 points
Sengoku 3 Sengoku 3 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 06 Jun 13 900 points
Shock Troopers Shock Troopers 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 25 Oct 12 900 points
Shock Troopers 2nd Squad Shock Troopers 2nd Squad 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 27 Dec 12 900 points
Spin Master Spin Master 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 22 Nov 10 900 points
Street Hoop Street Hoop
aka Street Slam (US title)
8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Sports 01 Nov 10 900 points
The King of Fighters '94 The King of Fighters '94 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 07 Jan 08 900 points
The King of Fighters '95 The King of Fighters '95 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 26 Apr 10 900 points
The King of Fighters '96 The King of Fighters '96 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 12 Jul 12 900 points
The King of Fighters '97 The King of Fighters '97 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 08 Mar 12 900 points
The King of Fighters '98 The King of Fighters '98 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 07 Mar 13 900 points
The King of Fighters '99 The King of Fighters '99 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Fighting 16 May 13 900 points
The Last Blade 2 The Last Blade 2 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Arcade 11 Oct 12 900 points
Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 31 Dec 07 900 points
World Heroes World Heroes 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 08 Oct 07 900 points
World Heroes 2 World Heroes 2 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 10 Jan 13 900 points
World Heroes 2 Jet World Heroes 2 Jet 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 14 Feb 13 900 points
World Heroes Perfect World Heroes Perfect 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 26 Jul 12 900 points
Zanac Zanac 7/10 NES D4 Enterprise 1 Shooter 03 Dec 07 500 points
Super Turrican Super Turrican 8/10 SNES Factor 5 1 Action 03 Mar 08 800 points
Super Turrican 2 Super Turrican 2 9/10 SNES Factor 5 1 Action 29 Sep 08 800 points
Bloody Wolf Bloody Wolf 7/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Action 18 Jun 07 600 points
BurgerTime BurgerTime 8/10 NES G-mode 1 Action 06 Dec 12 500 points
Drop Off Drop Off 3/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Puzzle 30 Jul 07 600 points
Silent Debuggers Silent Debuggers 3/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Adventure 16 Jul 07 600 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
Bases Loaded Bases Loaded 5/10 NES HAMSTER 2 Sports 07 Apr 08 500 points
Brawl Brothers Brawl Brothers
aka Rival Turf! 2
6/10 SNES HAMSTER 2 Fighting 28 Jul 11 800 points
City Connection City Connection 3/10 NES HAMSTER 1 Arcade 26 May 08 500 points
Ninja JaJaMaru-kun Ninja JaJaMaru-kun 6/10 NES HAMSTER 1 Import 22 Oct 07 600 points
Rival Turf! Rival Turf!
aka Rushing Beat (Japan)
4/10 SNES HAMSTER 2 Fighting 02 May 11 800 points
The Ignition Factor The Ignition Factor 7/10 SNES HAMSTER 1 Action 25 Aug 11 800 points
Adventure Island Adventure Island 7/10 NES Hudson 1 Action 03 Sep 07 500 points
Air Zonk Air Zonk 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 09 Jul 07 600 points
Alien Crush Alien Crush 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 11 Dec 06 600 points
Battle Lode Runner Battle Lode Runner 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Puzzle 23 Apr 07 600 points
Blazing Lazers Blazing Lazers 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Shooter 21 May 07 600 points
Bomberman '93 Bomberman '93 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Action 21 Nov 06 600 points
Bomberman '94 Bomberman '94 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Import 23 Mar 09 700 points
Bomberman Hero Bomberman Hero 6/10 N64 Hudson 1 Adventure 07 Mar 11 1,000 points
Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Action 03 Sep 07 600 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
Chew Man Fu Chew Man Fu 7/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Puzzle 26 Feb 07 600 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
Cratermaze Cratermaze 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Puzzle 12 Aug 07 600 points
Detana!! TwinBee Detana!! TwinBee 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Import 23 Mar 09 700 points
Devil's Crush Devil's Crush 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 23 Jul 07 600 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 Dungeons Double Dungeons 2/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 RPG 12 Mar 07 600 points