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Recommended Games

Here is a list of DS games recommended by Maxnintendo, based on their average review scores (from Metacritic):

Excellent Games – (Rated 90+)

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Flipnote Studio

Chrono Trigger

Mario Kart DS

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story

The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

Advance Wars: Dual Strike


Great Games – (Rated 80+)

Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow

New Super Mario Bros.


The World Ends With You

Pokemon White Version

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies

Pokemon SoulSilver Version

Elite Beat Agents

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

Pokemon HeartGold Version

Pokemon Black Version

America’s Test Kitchen: Let’s Get Cooking

Kirby: Canvas Curse

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

Planet Puzzle League

Animal Crossing: Wild World

Professor Layton and the Unwound Future

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Radiant Historia

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin

Metroid Prime: Hunters

Pokemon Pearl Version

Professor Layton and the Curious Village

Super Mario 64 DS

Pokemon Diamond Version

Final Fantasy IV

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

Space Invaders Extreme

Peggle Dual Shot

FIFA Soccer 09

Tetris DS

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor

Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box


Dark Void Zero

Tony Hawk’s American Sk8land

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Bangai-O Spirits


Bleach: The Blade of Fate

Picross DS

Clubhouse Games

Picross 3D

Mighty Flip Champs!

Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends

Art Style: PiCTOBiTS

Nintendogs: Labrador and Friends

Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword

Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime

Contra 4

Rhythm Heaven

Nintendogs: Dalmatian and Friends

Dragon Quest Wars

Nintendogs: Dachshund and Friends

Pokemon Platinum Version

WarioWare D.I.Y.

KORG DS-10 Synthesizer


Dawn of Discovery

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!

Disgaea DS

Lunar Knights

Mighty Milky Way

Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure


Space Invaders Extreme 2

Sonic Rush


Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard

Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords

Bleach: Dark Souls

Starship Defense


WarioWare: Touched!

Trauma Center: Under the Knife

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08

Personal Trainer: Cooking

Yoshi’s Island DS

Pop Island – Paperfield

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings

Super Scribblenauts

Plants vs. Zombies

Worms: Open Warfare 2

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations

Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey


Lego Rock Band

Bookworm (DSiWare)

Lock’s Quest

Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures

Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Art Style: BOXLIFE

Phineas and Ferb


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