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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
Prince of Persia Prince of Persia 9/10 SNES Ubisoft 1 Action 06 Sep 12 800 points
Spelunker Spelunker 3/10 NES Tozai Games 1 Action 17 Mar 08 500 points
Successfully Learning English: Year 4 Successfully Learning English: Year 4 6/10 WiiWare Tivola 1 Education 30 Aug 12 800 points
Mighty Bomb Jack Mighty Bomb Jack 5/10 NES Tecmo 1 Arcade 07 May 07 500 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
Rygar Rygar 6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 19 Oct 09 600 points
Solomon's Key Solomon's Key 7/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Puzzle 30 Nov 09 600 points
Solomon's Key Solomon's Key 7/10 NES Tecmo 1 Puzzle 19 Nov 06 500 points
Star Force Star Force 4/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Shooter 23 Mar 09 -
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
Bubble Bobble Bubble Bobble 8/10 NES Taito 2 Arcade 31 Dec 07 500 points
Chase H.Q. Chase H.Q. 4/10 TG-16 Taito 1 Arcade 28 Jul 08 600 points
Darius Twin Darius Twin 5/10 SNES Taito 2 Shooter 13 Dec 10 800 points
Elevator Action Elevator Action 6/10 NES Taito 1 Arcade 05 Mar 07 500 points
Operation Wolf Operation Wolf 1/10 NES Taito 1 Arcade 04 Feb 08 500 points
Space Invaders: The Original Game Space Invaders: The Original Game 2/10 SNES Taito 2 Shooter 17 Nov 08 800 points
The Legend of Kage The Legend of Kage 2/10 NES Taito 1 Arcade 19 Feb 07 500 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
Blaster Master Blaster Master
aka Meta Fight (Japanese title)
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Action 14 Dec 09 500 points
Super Fantasy Zone Super Fantasy Zone 8/10 Mega Drive Sunsoft 1 Shooter 21 Jul 08 900 points
Ufouria: The Saga Ufouria: The Saga
aka Hebereke
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Adventure 23 Aug 10 600 points
ActRaiser ActRaiser 9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 Action 28 May 07 800 points
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 10/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 16 May 11 800 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
King's Knight King's Knight 3/10 NES Square Enix 1 Shooter 24 Mar 08 500 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
Secret of Mana Secret of Mana 9/10 SNES Square Enix 3 RPG 13 Oct 08 800 points
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special Real Bout Fatal Fury Special 8/10 Neo Geo SNK Playmore 2 Fighting 09 Aug 12 900 points
The Last Blade The Last Blade 9/10 Neo Geo SNK Playmore 2 Fighting 07 Jun 12 900 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 Soldier Alien Soldier 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 05 Nov 07 900 points
Alien Storm Alien Storm 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 17 Dec 07 800 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Arcade 28 Sep 09 1,000 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 19 Nov 06 800 points
Beyond Oasis Beyond Oasis
aka The Story of Thor
8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 19 Mar 07 800 points
Bio-Hazard Battle Bio-Hazard Battle 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Shooter 26 Feb 07 800 points
Bonanza Bros Bonanza Bros 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Arcade 29 Jan 07 800 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
Comix Zone Comix Zone 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Fighting 29 Jan 07 800 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
Dynamite Headdy Dynamite Headdy 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 30 Jul 07 800 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
Enduro Racer Enduro Racer 3/10 SMS SEGA 1 Racing 15 Dec 08 500 points
Eternal Champions Eternal Champions 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 03 Dec 07 800 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
Gain Ground Gain Ground 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Strategy 05 Feb 07 800 points
Galaxy Force II Galaxy Force II 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 11 May 09 800 points
Golden Axe Golden Axe 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 28 Nov 06 800 points
Golden Axe Golden Axe 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 2 Fighting 26 Oct 09 900 points
Golden Axe II Golden Axe II 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 11 Jun 07 800 points
Golden Axe III Golden Axe III 5/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 22 Oct 07 800 points
Gunstar Heroes Gunstar Heroes 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 11 Dec 06 800 points
Kid Chameleon Kid Chameleon 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 28 May 07 800 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
Mega Turrican Mega Turrican 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 14 Apr 08 800 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
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
Pulseman Pulseman 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Import 13 Jul 09 900 points
Puyo Puyo 2: Tsuu Puyo Puyo 2: Tsuu 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Import 10 Mar 08 900 points
R-Type R-Type 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 02 Nov 09 500 points
Ristar Ristar 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 04 Dec 06 800 points
Secret Command Secret Command
aka Rambo: First Blood Part II
6/10 SMS SEGA 2 Shooter 13 Jul 09 600 points
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 18 Jan 10 800 points
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Board Game 11 Jan 10 800 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
Shining in the Darkness Shining in the Darkness 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 13 Aug 07 800 points
Shinobi Shinobi 8/10 VC Arcade SEGA 2 Action 07 Dec 09 800 points
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 20 Aug 07 800 points
Sonic & Knuckles Sonic & Knuckles 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 15 Feb 10 800 points
Sonic 3D Blast Sonic 3D Blast
aka Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island
6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 19 Nov 07 800 points
Sonic Chaos Sonic Chaos 4/10 SMS SEGA 1 Platformer 02 Feb 09 500 points
Sonic Spinball Sonic Spinball 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Simulation 12 Mar 07 800 points
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Platformer 04 Aug 08 500 points
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 19 Nov 06 800 points
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 11 Jun 07 800 points
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Platformer 08 Dec 08 500 points
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 10 Sep 07 800 points
Space Harrier Space Harrier 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 03 Nov 08 500 points
Space Harrier Space Harrier 5/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Shooter 15 Jun 09 800 points
Space Harrier II Space Harrier II 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 18 Dec 06 800 points
Streets of Rage Streets of Rage 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 19 Feb 07 800 points
Streets of Rage 2 Streets of Rage 2 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 21 May 07 800 points
Streets of Rage 3 Streets of Rage 3 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 24 Sep 07 800 points
Strider Strider
aka Strider Hiryu
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 16 Feb 12 800 points
Super Hang-On Super Hang-On 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Racing 03 May 12 900 points
Super Street Fighter II Super Street Fighter II 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 26 Apr 12 800 points
Super Thunder Blade Super Thunder Blade 2/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 17 Sep 07 800 points
Sword of Vermilion Sword of Vermilion 6/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 RPG 05 Mar 07 800 points
The Revenge of Shinobi The Revenge of Shinobi
aka Super Shinobi
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 17 Aug 09 800 points
ToeJam & Earl ToeJam & Earl 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 25 Dec 06 800 points
ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron 5/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 04 Jun 07 800 points
Vectorman Vectorman 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 22 Sep 08 800 points
Virtua Fighter 2 Virtua Fighter 2 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Fighting 16 Apr 07 800 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 Wonder Boy 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 31 Mar 08 500 points
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Shooter 20 Apr 09 900 points
Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 Adventure 09 Nov 09 500 points
Wonder Boy in Monster Land Wonder Boy in Monster Land 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 Adventure 26 Jan 09 500 points
Wonder Boy in Monster Land Wonder Boy in Monster Land 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Adventure 10 May 12 900 points
Wonder Boy in Monster World Wonder Boy in Monster World 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 23 Apr 07 800 points
Zaxxon Zaxxon 4/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Shooter 12 Apr 10 800 points
Gley Lancer Gley Lancer 7/10 Mega Drive Nippon Computer S... 1 Import 21 Jul 08 900 points
1080° Snowboarding 1080° Snowboarding 8/10 N64 Nintendo 2 Sports 28 Jan 08 1,000 points
Balloon Fight Balloon Fight 5/10 NES Nintendo 2 Arcade 16 Jul 07 500 points
Baseball Baseball 4/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 01 Jan 07 500 points
Clu Clu Land Clu Clu Land 5/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 01 Sep 08 500 points
Cruis'n USA Cruis'n USA 3/10 N64 Nintendo 2 Racing 31 Mar 08 1,000 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 Country Donkey Kong Country 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 19 Feb 07 800 points
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 21 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 24 Dec 07 800 points
Donkey Kong Jr. Donkey Kong Jr.
aka Donkey Kong Junior
4/10 NES Nintendo 1 Arcade 04 Dec 06 500 points
Donkey Kong Jr. Math Donkey Kong Jr. Math 3/10 NES Nintendo 2 Education 03 Sep 07 500 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
Ice Climber Ice Climber 5/10 NES Nintendo 2 Arcade 12 Feb 07 500 points
Ice Hockey Ice Hockey 6/10 NES Nintendo 2 Sports 11 Dec 06 500 points
Kid Icarus Kid Icarus 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 12 Feb 07 500 points
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards 7/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Action 25 Feb 08 1,000 points
Kirby Super Star Kirby Super Star
aka Kirby's Fun Pak
9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 17 May 10 800 points
Kirby's Adventure Kirby's Adventure 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 12 Feb 07 500 points
Kirby's Avalanche Kirby's Avalanche
aka Kirby's Ghost Trap
6/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Puzzle 24 Sep 07 800 points
Kirby's Dream Course Kirby's Dream Course 8/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Sports 23 Jul 07 800 points
Kirby's Dream Land 3 Kirby's Dream Land 3 7/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 05 Jan 09 800 points
Mach Rider Mach Rider 6/10 NES Nintendo 1 Racing 09 Jul 07 500 points