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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
Sengoku 3 Sengoku 3 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 06 Jun 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
Sengoku Sengoku 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 25 Apr 13 900 points
NAM-1975 NAM-1975 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 04 Apr 13 900 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
The King of Fighters '98 The King of Fighters '98 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 07 Mar 13 900 points
World Heroes 2 Jet World Heroes 2 Jet 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 14 Feb 13 900 points
Metal Slug 4 Metal Slug 4 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 31 Jan 13 900 points
World Heroes 2 World Heroes 2 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 10 Jan 13 900 points
Shock Troopers 2nd Squad Shock Troopers 2nd Squad 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 27 Dec 12 900 points
Real Bout Fatal Fury Real Bout Fatal Fury 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 13 Dec 12 900 points
BurgerTime BurgerTime 8/10 NES G-mode 1 Action 06 Dec 12 500 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
Sengoku 2 Sengoku 2 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 08 Nov 12 900 points
Shock Troopers Shock Troopers 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 25 Oct 12 900 points
The Last Blade 2 The Last Blade 2 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Arcade 11 Oct 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
Prince of Persia Prince of Persia 9/10 SNES Ubisoft 1 Action 06 Sep 12 800 points
Successfully Learning English: Year 4 Successfully Learning English: Year 4 6/10 WiiWare Tivola 1 Education 30 Aug 12 800 points
Metal Slug X Metal Slug X 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 23 Aug 12 900 points
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special Real Bout Fatal Fury Special 8/10 Neo Geo SNK Playmore 2 Fighting 09 Aug 12 900 points
World Heroes Perfect World Heroes Perfect 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 26 Jul 12 900 points
The King of Fighters '96 The King of Fighters '96 7/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 12 Jul 12 900 points
2020 Super Baseball 2020 Super Baseball 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 1 Sports 05 Jul 12 900 points
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Double Dragon II: The Revenge 6/10 NES Aksys Games 2 Fighting 21 Jun 12 500 points
Mega Man X2 Mega Man X2 8/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 14 Jun 12 800 points
The Last Blade The Last Blade 9/10 Neo Geo SNK Playmore 2 Fighting 07 Jun 12 900 points
Metal Slug 3 Metal Slug 3 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Action 31 May 12 900 points
Monster World IV Monster World IV 9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Adventure 10 May 12 900 points
Wonder Boy in Monster Land Wonder Boy in Monster Land 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Adventure 10 May 12 900 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
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
The King of Fighters '97 The King of Fighters '97 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 08 Mar 12 900 points
Strider Strider
aka Strider Hiryu
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 16 Feb 12 800 points
The Ignition Factor The Ignition Factor 7/10 SNES HAMSTER 1 Action 25 Aug 11 800 points
Super Adventure Island II Super Adventure Island II 8/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 11 Aug 11 800 points
Brawl Brothers Brawl Brothers
aka Rival Turf! 2
6/10 SNES HAMSTER 2 Fighting 28 Jul 11 800 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
Final Fantasy III Final Fantasy III
aka Final Fantasy VI (Japan)
9/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 30 Jun 11 800 points
Mega Man 5 Mega Man 5
aka Rockman 5: Blues no Wana!?
8/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 16 Jun 11 500 points
Super Adventure Island Super Adventure Island 7/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 30 May 11 800 points
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 10/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 16 May 11 800 points
Rival Turf! Rival Turf!
aka Rushing Beat (Japan)
4/10 SNES HAMSTER 2 Fighting 02 May 11 800 points
Mega Man X Mega Man X 9/10 SNES Capcom 1 Action 18 Apr 11 800 points
Super Bonk Super Bonk
aka Super B.C. Kid
8/10 SNES Hudson 1 Action 04 Apr 11 800 points
Natsume Championship Wrestling Natsume Championship Wrestling 6/10 SNES Natsume 4 Fighting 21 Mar 11 800 points
Bomberman Hero Bomberman Hero 6/10 N64 Hudson 1 Adventure 07 Mar 11 1,000 points
Faxanadu Faxanadu 8/10 NES Hudson 1 RPG 21 Feb 11 500 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
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
Exed Exes Exed Exes 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Shooter 10 Jan 11 800 points
Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins 7/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 10 Jan 11 800 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
Magical Drop III Magical Drop III 9/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 27 Dec 10 900 points
Mario Party 2 Mario Party 2 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Party 20 Dec 10 1,000 points
Darius Twin Darius Twin 5/10 SNES Taito 2 Shooter 13 Dec 10 800 points
SonSon SonSon 6/10 VC Arcade Capcom 2 Arcade 06 Dec 10 800 points
Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 4/10 VC Arcade Capcom 1 Action 06 Dec 10 800 points
Magical Drop II Magical Drop II 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Puzzle 29 Nov 10 900 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
Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest
aka Mystic Quest Legend
7/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 18 Oct 10 800 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
Aero the Acrobat 2 Aero the Acrobat 2 8/10 SNES Sunsoft 1 Platformer 20 Sep 10 800 points
Samurai Shodown III Samurai Shodown III 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 06 Sep 10 900 points
Ufouria: The Saga Ufouria: The Saga
aka Hebereke
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Adventure 23 Aug 10 600 points
Aero the Acrobat Aero the Acrobat 6/10 SNES Sunsoft 1 Platformer 26 Jul 10 800 points
Mario Tennis Mario Tennis 8/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Sports 28 Jun 10 1,000 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
Wild Guns Wild Guns 9/10 SNES Natsume 2 Shooter 31 May 10 800 points
Kirby Super Star Kirby Super Star
aka Kirby's Fun Pak
9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Action 17 May 10 800 points
The King of Fighters '95 The King of Fighters '95 6/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 26 Apr 10 900 points
Mega Man 4 Mega Man 4
aka Rockman 4: Aratanaru Yabō!!
8/10 NES Capcom 1 Action 19 Apr 10 500 points
Zaxxon Zaxxon 4/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Shooter 12 Apr 10 800 points
Ironclad Ironclad
aka Chōtetsu Brikin'ger
8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Import 05 Apr 10 1,000 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
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
Final Fantasy II Final Fantasy II
aka Final Fantasy IV (Japan)
8/10 SNES Square Enix 1 RPG 08 Mar 10 800 points
Fatal Fury Special Fatal Fury Special 8/10 Neo Geo D4 Enterprise 2 Fighting 01 Mar 10 900 points
Sonic & Knuckles Sonic & Knuckles 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 15 Feb 10 800 points
Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom 7/10 NES Hudson 1 Adventure 08 Feb 10 500 points
Alex Kidd in Shinobi World Alex Kidd in Shinobi World 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 01 Feb 10 500 points
Ghoul Patrol Ghoul Patrol 6/10 SNES LucasArts 2 Action 25 Jan 10 800 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
Final Fight 3 Final Fight 3 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 04 Jan 10 800 points
Pilotwings Pilotwings 7/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Simulation 28 Dec 09 800 points
Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden
aka Shadow Warriors
6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 21 Dec 09 800 points
Super Smash Bros. Super Smash Bros. 7/10 N64 Nintendo 4 Fighting 21 Dec 09 1,000 points
Blaster Master Blaster Master
aka Meta Fight (Japanese title)
8/10 NES Sunsoft 1 Action 14 Dec 09 500 points
Earthworm Jim 2 Earthworm Jim 2 7/10 Mega Drive Interplay 1 Action 14 Dec 09 800 points
Shinobi Shinobi 8/10 VC Arcade SEGA 2 Action 07 Dec 09 800 points
Street Fighter Alpha 2 Street Fighter Alpha 2 8/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 07 Dec 09 800 points
Solomon's Key Solomon's Key 7/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Puzzle 30 Nov 09 600 points
The Combatribes The Combatribes 4/10 SNES Aksys Games 2 Fighting 30 Nov 09 800 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
Super Mario Kart Super Mario Kart 9/10 SNES Nintendo 2 Racing 23 Nov 09 800 points
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 16 Nov 09 800 points
Street Fighter II': Champion Edition Street Fighter II': Champion Edition 7/10 TG-16 Capcom 2 Import 16 Nov 09 700 points
Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine 6/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Shooter 09 Nov 09 500 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
Fighting Street Fighting Street 3/10 TG-16 Capcom 2 Fighting 02 Nov 09 800 points
R-Type R-Type 6/10 SMS SEGA 1 Shooter 02 Nov 09 500 points
Golden Axe Golden Axe 7/10 VC Arcade SEGA 2 Fighting 26 Oct 09 900 points
Zombies Ate My Neighbors Zombies Ate My Neighbors
aka Zombies
8/10 SNES LucasArts 2 Action 26 Oct 09 800 points
Rygar Rygar 6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Action 19 Oct 09 600 points
Final Fight 2 Final Fight 2 6/10 SNES Capcom 2 Fighting 12 Oct 09 800 points
Final Fantasy Final Fantasy 7/10 NES Square Enix 1 RPG 05 Oct 09 500 points
Altered Beast Altered Beast 3/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Arcade 28 Sep 09 1,000 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
Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge 5/10 NES Aksys Games 2 Sports 14 Sep 09 500 points
Super Return of the Jedi Super Return of the Jedi 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 07 Sep 09 800 points
Phantasy Star Phantasy Star 8/10 SMS SEGA 1 RPG 31 Aug 09 500 points
Super Empire Strikes Back Super Empire Strikes Back 8/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 24 Aug 09 800 points
The Revenge of Shinobi The Revenge of Shinobi
aka Super Shinobi
9/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Action 17 Aug 09 800 points
Super Star Wars Super Star Wars 7/10 SNES LucasArts 1 Action 10 Aug 09 800 points
Tecmo Bowl Tecmo Bowl 6/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 4 Sports 03 Aug 09 600 points
Pulseman Pulseman 8/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Import 13 Jul 09 900 points
Secret Command Secret Command
aka Rambo: First Blood Part II
6/10 SMS SEGA 2 Shooter 13 Jul 09 600 points
California Games California Games 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 8 Sports 06 Jul 09 -
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
SimEarth: The Living Planet SimEarth: The Living Planet 6/10 TG-16 Hudson 1 Simulation 22 Jun 09 800 points
Space Harrier Space Harrier 5/10 VC Arcade SEGA 1 Shooter 15 Jun 09 800 points
Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf 8/10 SNES Koei Tecmo 2 Strategy 08 Jun 09 800 points
Boulder Dash Boulder Dash 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Puzzle 01 Jun 09 500 points
ClayFighter ClayFighter 4/10 Mega Drive Interplay 2 Fighting 25 May 09 800 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
Galaxy Force II Galaxy Force II 4/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 11 May 09 800 points
Nebulus Nebulus
aka Tower Toppler
7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 04 May 09 500 points
Nobunaga's Ambition Nobunaga's Ambition 7/10 SNES Koei 1 Strategy 27 Apr 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
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure 8/10 Mega Drive Activision 1 Platformer 13 Apr 09 800 points
Uncharted Waters: New Horizons Uncharted Waters: New Horizons 8/10 SNES Koei 2 Strategy 06 Apr 09 800 points
Super Punch-Out!! Super Punch-Out!! 8/10 SNES Nintendo 1 Sports 30 Mar 09 800 points
Bomberman '94 Bomberman '94 9/10 TG-16 Hudson 5 Import 23 Mar 09 700 points
Detana!! TwinBee Detana!! TwinBee 8/10 TG-16 Hudson 2 Import 23 Mar 09 700 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 -
Star Force Star Force 4/10 VC Arcade Tecmo 1 Shooter 23 Mar 09 -
The Tower of Druaga The Tower of Druaga 4/10 VC Arcade Bandai Namco (2) 1 Adventure 23 Mar 09 -
Summer Games II Summer Games II 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 8 Sports 16 Mar 09 500 points
Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars 3/10 SMS SEGA 1 Action 09 Mar 09 500 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
International Karate International Karate 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 2 Fighting 23 Feb 09 500 points
Pitstop II Pitstop II 7/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 2 Racing 23 Feb 09 500 points
The Last Ninja The Last Ninja 8/10 C64 Commodore Gaming 1 Action 23 Feb 09 500 points
Life Force Life Force
aka Salamander
8/10 NES Konami 2 Shooter 16 Feb 09 500 points
Wolf of the Battlefield: MERCS Wolf of the Battlefield: MERCS 7/10 Mega Drive SEGA 1 Shooter 09 Feb 09 800 points