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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
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
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
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 19 Nov 06 800 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
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
Bloody Wolf Bloody Wolf 7/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Action 18 Jun 07 600 points
Bomberman '93 Bomberman '93 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Action 21 Nov 06 600 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
Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure 7/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 24 Nov 08 800 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 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
Contra III: The Alien Wars Contra III: The Alien Wars
aka Super Probotector: Alien Rebels
9/10 SNES Konami 2 Action 29 Jan 07 800 points
Cybernator Cybernator
aka Assault Suits Valken (Japan)
8/10 SNES Konami 1 Action 17 Dec 07 800 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
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
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
Ghoul Patrol Ghoul Patrol 6/10 SNES LucasArts 2 Action 25 Jan 10 800 points
Ghouls 'n Ghosts Ghouls 'n Ghosts 9/10 Mega Drive Capcom 1 Action 27 Aug 07 800 points
Gunstar Heroes Gunstar Heroes 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 11 Dec 06 800 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
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 Dream Land 3 Kirby's Dream Land 3 7/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 05 Jan 09 800 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
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 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
Nebulus Nebulus
aka Tower Toppler
7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 04 May 09 500 points
New Adventure Island New Adventure Island 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Action 19 Feb 07 600 points
Ninja Commando Ninja Commando 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 14 Jul 08 900 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
Prince of Persia Prince of Persia 9/10 SNES Ubisoft 1 Action 06 Sep 12 800 points
Ristar Ristar 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 04 Dec 06 800 points
Rygar Rygar 6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 19 Oct 09 600 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 07 Feb 11 500 points
Samurai Ghost Samurai Ghost 3/10 TG-16 Bandai Namco (2) 1 Action 29 Oct 07 600 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
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 18 Jan 10 800 points
Shadow of the Ninja Shadow of the Ninja
aka Blue Shadow (EU title)
7/10 NES Natsume 2 Action 14 Jun 10 500 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
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
Shockman Shockman 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Action 30 Apr 07 600 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 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 3 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Action 10 Sep 07 800 points
Spelunker Spelunker 3/10 NES Tozai Games 1 Action 17 Mar 08 500 points
Spin Master Spin Master 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 22 Nov 10 900 points
Star Fox 64 Star Fox 64
aka Lylat Wars
9/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Action 02 Apr 07 1,000 points
Strider Strider
aka Strider Hiryu
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 16 Feb 12 800 points
Super Adventure Island Super Adventure Island 7/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 30 May 11 800 points
Super Adventure Island II Super Adventure Island II 8/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 11 Aug 11 800 points
Super Bonk Super Bonk
aka Super B.C. Kid
8/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 04 Apr 11 800 points
Super C Super C
aka Probotector II: Return of the Evil Forces
7/10 NES Konami 2 Action 27 Aug 07 500 points
Super Castlevania IV Super Castlevania IV 9/10 SNES Konami 1 Action 25 Dec 06 800 points
Super Empire Strikes Back Super Empire Strikes Back 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 24 Aug 09 800 points
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts 9/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 05 Mar 07 800 points
Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros. 9/10 NES Nintendo 2 Action 25 Dec 06 500 points
Super Mario Bros. 2 Super Mario Bros. 2
aka Super Mario USA (JPN)
8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 02 Jul 07 500 points
Super Mario Bros. 3 Super Mario Bros. 3 10/10 NES Nintendo 1 Action 05 Nov 07 500 points
Super Mario World Super Mario World 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Action 05 Feb 07 800 points
Super Return of the Jedi Super Return of the Jedi 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 07 Sep 09 800 points
Super Star Wars Super Star Wars 7/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 10 Aug 09 800 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
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3/10 NES Konami 1 Action 02 Apr 07 600 points
The Ignition Factor The Ignition Factor 7/10 SNES HAMSTER 1 Action 25 Aug 11 800 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 Last Ninja The Last Ninja 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 23 Feb 09 500 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
Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 31 Dec 07 900 points
Vectorman Vectorman 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 22 Sep 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
Wonder Boy Wonder Boy 7/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 31 Mar 08 500 points
Yoshi's Story Yoshi's Story 4/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Action 17 Sep 07 1,000 points
Zombies Ate My Neighbors Zombies Ate My Neighbors
aka Zombies
8/10 SNES LucasArts 2 Action 26 Oct 09 800 points
Blue's Journey Blue's Journey 5/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Adventure 12 Nov 07 900 points
Bomberman Hero Bomberman Hero 6/10 N64 Hudson 1 Adventure 07 Mar 11 1,000 points
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 5/10 NES Konami 1 Adventure 29 Oct 07 500 points
Dragon's Curse Dragon's Curse 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 02 Apr 07 600 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
Metroid Metroid 7/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 13 Aug 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
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
Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom 7/10 NES Hudson 1 Adventure 08 Feb 10 500 points
Silent Debuggers Silent Debuggers 3/10 TG-16 G-mode 1 Adventure 16 Jul 07 600 points
StarTropics StarTropics 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 07 Jan 08 500 points
Super Metroid Super Metroid 10/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Adventure 20 Aug 07 800 points
The Dynastic Hero The Dynastic Hero 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Adventure 03 Dec 07 800 points
The Legend of the Mystical Ninja The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
aka Ganbare Goemon: Yukihime Kyuushutsu Emaki
8/10 SNES Konami 2 Adventure 30 Apr 07 800 points
The Legend of Zelda The Legend of Zelda 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 19 Nov 06 500 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 22 Jan 07 800 points
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Adventure 18 May 09 1,000 points
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 10/10 N64 Nintendo 1 Adventure 26 Feb 07 1,000 points
The Tower of Druaga The Tower of Druaga 4/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Adventure 23 Mar 09 -
Ufouria: The Saga Ufouria: The Saga
aka Hebereke
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Adventure 23 Aug 10 600 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
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Zelda II: The Adventure of Link 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 04 Jun 07 500 points
Zoda's Revenge: StarTropics II Zoda's Revenge: StarTropics II 8/10 NES Nintendo 1 Adventure 29 Dec 08 500 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Arcade 28 Sep 09 1,000 points
Balloon Fight Balloon Fight 5/10 NES Nintendo 2 Arcade 16 Jul 07 500 points
Bonanza Bros Bonanza Bros 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 2 Arcade 29 Jan 07 800 points