Top 10 Best Nintendo DS Games


Whether you’re looking for a classic Nintendo DS game to play on the go, or you’re a gamer that has been playing the console for years, there are some great games available for you to enjoy. To help you out, we’ve put together this list of the best Nintendo DS games to buy.

Chrono Trigger

Despite its fourteen-year-old release, Chrono Trigger is still one of the best Nintendo DS games to date. Chrono is an RPG that puts players in the shoes of silent protagonist Crono, who hurriedly learns a variety of combat moves before embarking on an adventure that spans two centuries.

Chrono features time travel, which allows players to visit past and future areas and influence events in the present. In addition, the game includes a time-travel device, or Epoch, which enables players to travel between eras instantly.

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story

Unlike the previous games in the Mario & Luigi series, Bowser is playable in this installment. This means that you can take Bowser out of his shell and use his unique battle system to attack enemies.

The game features turn-based combat that lets you pelt enemies with fireballs and turtle shells. Bowser also has a special move that causes him to swallow enemies. The effects of this move are determined by what type of badge you use. The better the Action Command, the more damage it will do.

Sonic Rush Adventure

Developed by Dimps with the help of the Sonic Team, Sonic Rush Adventure is the second installment of the Sonic the Hedgehog series to hit the Nintendo DS. The sequel follows the popular Sonic the Hedgehog and his sidekick Tails as they take to the high seas.

The game features traditional 2D side-scrolling levels, but also incorporates 3D elements to create a new level of immersion. Players can race through different levels, as well as use the DS touchscreen to plot routes.

Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training

Originally released on the Nintendo DS in 2006, Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training was one of the most popular Nintendo handheld games of 2006. It was based on the work of famous neuroscientist Dr. Ryuta Kawashima of Tohoku University in Japan. The game is designed to improve mental skills through short bursts of fun.

The game features a simple UI that guides you through the exercises. Each of the exercises is focused on a different aspect of the brain. The exercises are designed to test memory, processing speed, and self-control.

Rayman 2: The Great Escape

Designed by Michel Ancel, Rayman 2: The Great Escape is a unique video game experience. The game has been released on a wide variety of platforms. It is released on the PlayStation 2, Windows, Nintendo 64, and Nintendo DS.

The game is set in the Glade of Dreams, Rayman’s homeworld. The Robo-Pirates have attacked with the intent to enslave the inhabitants of the Glade. Rayman must defeat them to save the world.

Rayman’s goal is to collect four masks. These masks will awaken Polokus, the spirit of the world. The masks are hidden in secret sanctuaries of four elements.

Solatorobo: Red the Hunter

Developed by CyberConnect2, Solatorobo: Red the Hunter is a spiritual sequel to Tail Concerto. The game is set in a steampunk world on a floating island, populated with anthropomorphic animal characters.

Solatorobo is a real-time action RPG, starring an anthropomorphic dog-man named Red Savarin. He is a buccaneer for hire and must fight for the survival of his planet. He uses a bipedal mech named Dahak to travel the world. The mech is three times Red’s size, and it has a whirring SFX. It can be upgraded with parts.

Shepherd’s Crossing 2

Originally released in 2003, Shepherd’s Crossing 2 was a farming simulation game. It was developed by Graffiti Entertainment. It was a sequel to the PlayStation 2 game Shepherd’s Crossing. It was also released for the Nintendo DS in 2010.

In this game, players will be tasked with building a farm, cultivating crops, wooing women, and hunting for animals. There are also several different ways to earn currency. This game is not for the faint of heart.

This game will also give you a glimpse into the life of a Japanese farmer. There are various NPCs to interact with, including an old woman who spins and knits. There are also various items to buy or sell. Interestingly enough, you can also marry other NPCs.

Hotel Dusk: Room 215

Originally titled Wish Room, Hotel Dusk: Room 215 is a visual novel for the Nintendo DS. The game is a combination of point-and-click adventure and an interactive mystery novel.

The game follows Kyle Hyde, a former New York City detective. After his partner betrayed him, Hyde quit the N.Y.P.D. and now works as a salesman for Red Crown, a company that sells household gadgets. The company’s boss occasionally calls on Hyde’s sleuthing skills. However, Hyde has not been able to find his missing partner. So, he heads to a rundown inn outside of Los Angeles. He is given Room 215, a room said to grant wishes.

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