[Post-Final Update] Recommended NDS Games by Genre

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  1. kamuikurou

    kamuikurou Well-Known Member

    Well, it's probably the time to make a good list. :D It also makes us easier to recommend games for new members. There may no new NDS games coming out but feel free to suggest titles you think should be recommended. :) I'll also update this list if there's a nicely fan-translated games coming out.

    Note:
    - The "/" indicates the different versions of the same game.
    - The number in brackets () are the GameFAQs Rating Average taken from September 2009. The new ones are taken on the day it is added here though.
    - Games with (J) or (K) haven't been officially released in English, if they are listed here, it means I think they're playable without understanding of the language or a fan translation is available at GBAtemp's Rom Hacking and Translations forum section. That's why there aren't many great Japanese-only RPGs that are listed here.

    List of Recommended NDS Games:
    Last update: 16 June 2014
    New game(s) added to the list (They're already there, I just added their translator's English title):
    - Gyakuten Kenji 2 (J) / Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth: Prosecutor's Path (92) (Visual Novel)
    - Game Center CX: Arino no Chousenjou 2 (J) / Retro Game Challenge 2 (91) (Arcade/Party)

    Waiting for fan translations (somewhat still playable in Japanese):
    - ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat (J) (78) (Console-Style RPG)
    - Tales of Hearts (J) (85) (Console-Style RPG)
    - Shining Force Feather (J) (80) (Strategy RPG)
    - Luminous Arc 3: Eyes (J) (87) (Strategy RPG)

    Puzzle Games:
    - Pic Pic (95)
    - Professor Layton Series (90):
    - Professor Layton and the Curious Village (86)
    - Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box (88)
    - Professor Layton and the Unwound Future (97)
    - Professor Layton and the Last Specter (89)
    - Picross 3D (89)
    - Picross (87)
    - Puyo Puyo Series (87):
    - Puyo Pop Fever (78)
    - Puyo Puyo 7 (J) (95)
    - Puyo Puyo 15th Anniversary (J) (88)
    - Tetris DS (86)
    - Neves (86)
    - Soul Bubbles (86)
    - Meteos (85)
    - Rooms: The Main Building (85)
    - Tetris Party Deluxe (84)
    - Space Bust A Move (83)
    - Planet Puzzle League (82)
    - 42 All Time Classics (81)
    - Bejeweled Series (81):
    - Bejeweled Twist (81)
    - Bejeweled 3 (N/A)
    - Scribblenauts Series (81):
    - Super Scribblenauts (82)
    - Scribblenauts (80)
    - Make 10: A Journey of Numbers (80)
    - Tangram Mania (80)
    - Squishy Tank (78)
    - CrossworDS (78)
    - Puzzle Quest Series (76):
    - Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords (79)
    - Puzzle Quest: Galactrix (73)
    - Puzzle Quest 2 (75)
    - Quickspot (75)
    - Wordjong (75)
    - Chessmaster: The Art of Learning (74)
    - Brain Age Series (74):
    - Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day (73)
    - Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (74)
    - Sudoku Gridmaster (74)
    - May's Mystery: Forbidden Memories (73)
    - PictoImage (73)
    - Sudoku Gridmaster (72)
    - Big Brain Academy (71)
    - Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day (71)
    - Zoo Keeper (70)
    - Trioncube (70)
    - DropCast (70)
    - Hands On! Tangrams (70)
    - Pokemon Trozei! (67)
    - Polarium (67)
    - Mechanic Master (66)
    - Magnetica (65)
    - Zendoku (63)
    - Dream Chronicles (60)
    - Chameleon: To Dye For! (50)
    - Foto Frenzy: Spot the Difference (N/A)
    - Theta (J) (N/A)

    Action/Adventure Games:
    - Okamiden (95)
    - Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (87)
    - Harvest Moon Series (87):
    - Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns (89)
    - Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar (88)
    - Harvest Moon DS: Sunshine Islands (91)
    - Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness (81)
    - Harvest Moon DS Cute (83)
    - Harvest Moon DS (77)
    - Castlevania Series (85):
    - Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (87)
    - Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin (83)
    - Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (85)
    - Elebits: The Adventures of Kai & Zero (85)
    - Dragon Ball: Origins Series (83):
    - Dragon Ball: Origins 2 (87)
    - Dragon Ball: Origins (78)
    - Spore Hero Arena (84)
    - Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch (J) (84)
    - Super Mario 64 DS (82)
    - Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (82)
    - Ghostbusters The Video Game (82)
    - Nanashi no Game (J) (80)
    - C.O.P. The Recruit (80)
    - Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime (80)
    - Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword (80)
    - Resident Evil: Deadly Silence (80)
    - Battle of Giants: Dragons (80)
    - Dementium Series (79):
    - Dementium II (84)
    - Dementium: The Ward (73)
    - The Legend of Zelda Series (79):
    - The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (83)
    - The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (75)
    - Theresia: Dear Emily (78)
    - Touch Detective Series (78):
    - Touch Detective (75)
    - Touch Detective 2 1/2 (81)
    - Bomberman Series (78):
    - Bomberman (72)
    - Bomberman 2 (84)
    - Hamtaro Ham-Ham Challenge (78)
    - Flower, Sun, and Rain (77)
    - Mini Ninjas (75)
    - Lost In Blue Series (74):
    - Lost In Blue (70)
    - Lost In Blue 2 (75)
    - Lost In Blue 3 (78)
    - Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Autobots/Decepticons (72)
    - Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force (72)
    - Star Wars Series (72):
    - Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (73)
    - Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance (74)
    - Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes (70)
    - Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (70)
    - Spore Creatures (71)
    - Scurge: Hive (69)
    - River King Mystic Valley (68)
    - Eco-Creatures: Save the Forest (68)
    - Dig Dug: Digging Strike (64)
    - Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles (63)
    - LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (60)
    - MechAssault: Phantom War (59)
    - Sakura Note: Imanitsu na Garu Mirai (J) (N/A)
    - Zombi Daisuki (J) (N/A)

    Action Platformer Games:
    - Mega Man Zero Collection (97)
    - Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure (87)
    - New Super Mario Bros. (85)
    - Monster Tale (84)
    - Contra 4 (84)
    - Kirby Series (81):
    - Kirby Mass Attack (76)
    - Kirby Super Star Ultra (89)
    - Kirby Squeak Squad (79)
    - Kirby: Canvas Curse (79)
    - The Legendary Starfy (81)
    - Megaman ZX Series (81) :
    - Mega Man ZX (80)
    - Mega Man ZX Advent (82)
    - Sonic Colors (81)
    - N+ (81)
    - Ivy the Kiwi? (80)
    - Drawn to Life Series (78):
    - Drawn to Life (72)
    - Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (83)
    - Yoshi's Island DS (77)
    - Super Princess Peach (77)
    - Sonic Classic Collection (77)
    - Sonic Rush (76)
    - Giana Sisters DS (76)
    - DK Jungle Climber (71)
    - Mario vs. Donkey Kong Series (68):
    - Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis (75)
    - Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem (50)
    - Pac 'n Roll (68)
    - Exit DS (68)
    - Steal Princess (60)
    - Crash Series (56):
    - Crash of the Titans (58)
    - Crash: Mind Over Mutant (53)

    Arcade/Party Games:
    - Retro Game Challenge Series (89):
    - Retro Game Challenge (87)
    - Game Center CX: Arino no Chousenjou 2 (J) / Retro Game Challenge 2 (91)
    - Peggle Dual Shot (86)
    - Prey the Stars (82)
    - Warioware Series (87):
    - Warioware D.I.Y. (93)
    - Warioware: Touched! (80)
    - Itadaki Street DS (81) (J)
    - Mario Party DS (79)
    - MySims Party (78)
    - Worms: Open Warfare 2 (77)
    - Bomberman Land Touch! Series (76):
    - Bomberman Land Touch! (74)
    - Bomberman Land Touch!2 (77)
    - Metroid Prime Pinball (75)
    - Wonder World Amusement Park (75)
    - Touchmaster Series (74):
    - Touchmaster (73)
    - Touchmaster 2 (73)
    - Touchmaster 3 (75)
    - The Rub Rabbits (73)
    - Arkanoid DS (73)
    - Super Monkey Ball Touch & Roll (73)
    - Mr. Driller DS (70)
    - Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 (69)
    - Feel the Magic: XY/XX (69)
    - 100 All-Time Favorites (N/A)

    Strategy/SRPGs
    - Disgaea DS (89)
    - Super Robot Taisen Series (88):
    - Super Robot Taisen W (J) (88)
    - Super Robot Taisen K (J) (87)
    - Devil Survivor Series (87):
    - Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor (89)
    - Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 (86)
    - Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes (87)
    - Valkyrie Profile Convenant of the Plume (87)
    - Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift (85)
    - Ninjatown (85)
    - Atelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera Island (84)
    - Hero's Saga Laevatein Tactics (84)
    - Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu (J) (84)
    - Advance Wars Series (84):
    - Advance Wars Dual Strike (84)
    - Advance Wars Days of Ruin (84)
    - Dawn of Discovery (83)
    - LEGO Battles (83)
    - Plants VS Zombies (82)
    - Anno 1701: Dawn of Discovery (82)
    - Locks Quest (81)
    - Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (81)
    - Shining Force Feather (J) (80)
    - Luminous Arc Series (80):
    - Luminous Arc (76)
    - Luminous Arc 2 (84)
    - Luminous Arc 3: Eyes (J) (87)
    - Age of Empires: Mythologies (80)
    - Farm Frenzy Series ():
    - Farm Frenzy: Animal Country (80)
    - Farm Frenzy 3 ()
    - Panzer Tactics DS (80)
    - Front Mission (78)
    - Robocalypse (78)
    - Dawn of Heroes (77)
    - Spectral Force Genesis (77)
    - Drone Tactics (77)
    - Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (76)
    - Glory Days 2 (76)
    - Blue Dragon Plus (74)
    - Rondo of Swords (74)
    - Age of Empires: The Age of Kings (71)
    - Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance (70)
    - Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (67)
    - Hoshigami: Ruining Blue Earth Remix (65)
    - Battle of Prince of Persia (60)

    Console-Style RPGs:
    - Golden Sun: Dark Dawn (96)
    - Radiant Historia (93)
    - Chrono Trigger (92)
    - The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road (91)
    - Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans (91)
    - Pokemon Series (90):
    - Pokemon Black Version 2/White Version 2 (88)
    - Pokemon Black/White (92)
    - Pokemon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum (90)
    - Pokemon Heart Gold/Soul Silver (88)
    - Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey (90)
    - Summon Night X: Tears Crown (J) (90)
    - Fossil Fighters Series (89)
    - Fossil Fighters (85)
    - Fossil Fighters: Champions (93)
    - SaGa 2: Hihou Densetsu - Goddess of Destiny (J) (88)
    - Glory of Heracles (87)
    - Final Fantasy IV (87)
    - Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier (86)
    - Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness/Time/Sky (86)
    - Etrian Odyssey Series (86):
    - Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City (93)
    - Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard (85)
    - Etrian Odyssey (80)
    - Dragon Quest Series (85):
    - Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 (89)
    - Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation (85)
    - Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (86)
    - Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (84)
    - Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (88)
    - Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker (82)
    - Maplestory DS (K) (85)
    - Knights in The Nightmare (85)
    - Tales of Hearts (J) (85)
    - Digimon Series (84):
    - Digimon Story: Super Xros Wars Red/Blue (J) (92)
    - Digimon Story: Lost Evolution (J) (90)
    - Digimon World DS (78)
    - Digimon World: Dawn/Dusk (81)
    - Digimon World Championship (81)
    - Bleach the 3rd Phantom (84)
    - Suikoden Tierkreis (83)
    - Nostalgia (83)
    - The Dark Spire (83)
    - Custom Robo Arena (82)
    - Chibi Robo - Park Patrol (82)
    - Sands of Destruction (81)
    - Summon Night: Twin Age (81)
    - Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer (81)
    - Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light (79)
    - Izuna Series (79):
    - Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja (73)
    - Izuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja Returns (84)
    - Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled (79)
    - Naruto Series (79):
    - Naruto: Path of the Ninja (75)
    - Naruto: Path of the Ninja 2 (84)
    - Final Fantasy III (78)
    - Mario and Luigi: Partners in Time (78)
    - Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (78)
    - Dokapon Journey (78)
    - ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat (J) (78)
    - Zubo (78)
    - Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales (77)
    - Master of the Monster Lair (77)
    - Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure (76)
    - Freshly Picked: Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland (76)
    - Element Hunter (J) (75)
    - Monster Lab (75)
    - Contact (74)
    - Magical Starsign (74)
    - Draglade Series (74):
    - Custom Beat Battle: Draglade (72)
    - Custom Beat Battle: Draglade 2 (J) (75)
    - A Witch's Tale (73)
    - My World My Way (72)
    - Orcs and Elves (71)
    - Dungeon Explorer: Warrior of the Ancient Arts (71)
    - Away - Shuffle Dungeon (70)
    - Fossil League - Dino Tournament Championship (69)
    - From the Abyss (68)
    - Bomberman Story DS (65)
    - Inuyasha - Secret of the Divine Jewel (64)
    - Heroes of Mana (63)
    - Di-Gata Defenders (50)
    - Yggdra Unison: Seiken Buyuuden (J) (N/A)

    Action RPGs:
    - Kingdom Hearts Series (92):
    - Kingdom Hearts Re: Coded (91)
    - Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (91)
    - Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story (91)
    - The World Ends with You (91)
    - Solatorobo: Red the Hunter (89)
    - Rune Factory Series (88):
    - Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (80)
    - Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (86)
    - Rune Factory 3 (96)
    - Soma Bringer (J) (88)
    - Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow (87)
    - Ragnarok DS (87)
    - Infinite Space (87)
    - Rockman.EXE Operate Shooting Star (J) (87)
    - Bakugan Battle Brawlers (87)
    - Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals (86)
    - Mega Man Star Force Series (86):
    - Mega Man Star Force: Dragon/Leo/Pegasus (82)
    - Mega Man Star Force 2: Zerker x Ninja/Zerker x Saurian (85)
    - Mega Man Star Force 3: Black Ace/Red Joker (90)
    - Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (85)
    - Monster Racers (84)
    - Phantasy Star Zero (84)
    - Monster Rancher DS (84)
    - Avalon Code (84)
    - FF Crystal Chronicles Series (82):
    - Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates (78)
    - Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time (85)
    - Tales of Innocence (J) (81)
    - Pokemon Ranger Series (80):
    - Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs (81)
    - Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (84)
    - Pokemon Ranger (74)
    - Cid to Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon: Toki Wasure no Meikyuu + (J) (80)
    - Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team (79)
    - Bakugan: Defenders of the Core (78)
    - Spectrobes Series (78):
    - Spectrobes (69)
    - Spectrobes: Beyond the Portals (86)
    - Lunar Knights (79)
    - Mazes of Fate DS (76)
    - Blood of Bahamut (76) (J)
    - Legacy of Ys: Books I & II (76)
    - Lost Magic (74)
    - Children of Mana (67)
    - Deep Labyrinth (60)

    Shooting Games:
    - Space Invaders Extreme Series (89):
    - Space Invaders Extreme 2 (93)
    - Space Invaders Extreme (85)
    - Big Bang Mini (83)
    - Geometry Wars Galaxies (83)
    - Bangai-O Spirits (79)
    - Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ (79)
    - Metal Slug 7 (78)
    - Nanostray Series (76):
    - Nanostray (73)
    - Nanostray 2 (78)
    - Point Blank DS (72)
    - Star Fox Command (70)
    - Time Ace (66)
    - Space Invaders Revolution (63)

    First/Third Person Shooters:
    - Call of Duty Series (84):
    - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: Defiance (59)
    - Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (68)
    - Call of Duty: World at War (83)
    - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized (95)
    - Call of Duty: Black Ops (90)
    - Metroid Prime: Hunters (76)
    - Brother in Arms (74)
    - Dementium: The Ward (73)
    - Moon (73)
    - C.O.R.E. (72)
    - Touch the Dead (68)
    - GoldenEye Series (63):
    - GoldenEye 007 (N/A)
    - GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (63)

    Fighting Games:
    - Jump Series (85):
    - Jump! Ultimate Stars (J) (89)
    - Jump Superstars (J) (80)
    - Kamen Rider Dragon Knight (85)
    - Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butouden (J) (83)
    - Bleach Series (82):
    - Bleach: Dark Souls (82)
    - Bleach: The Blade of Fate (81)
    - One Piece Series (81):
    - One Piece: Gear Spirit (78)
    - One Piece Gigant Battle (80)
    - One Piece: Gigant Battle 2 - Shinsekai (82)
    - Ultimate Mortal Kombat (81)
    - Marvel Super Hero Squad (80)
    - Hajime no Ippo The Fighting! DS (J) (78)
    - Battle of the Giants: Dinosaurs (78)
    - WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 (78)
    - Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2 (75)
    - Naruto Series (71):
    - Naruto: Ninja Destiny (66)
    - Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 (71)
    - Naruto: Ninja Council 3 (66)
    - Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Council 4 (64)
    - Naruto Shippuden: Naruto vs. Sasuke (78)
    - Naruto Shippuden: Shinobi Rumble (78)
    - Guilty Gear Dust Strikers (58)

    Racing/Sports Games:
    - Inazuma Eleven Series (91):
    - Inazuma Eleven (85)
    - Inazuma Eleven 2 Blizzard/Firestorm (91)
    - Inazuma Eleven 3: Sekai e no Chousen! The Ogre/Bomber/Spark (J) (95)
    - Mario and Sonic at The Olympic Games Series (88):
    - Mario and Sonic at The Olympic Winter Games (93)
    - Mario and Sonic at The Olympic Games (75)
    - Mario Kart DS (86)
    - River City Soccer Hooligans (83)
    - Eyeshield 21: Max Devil Power (J) (81)
    - MySims Racing (78)
    - TrackMania DS (79)
    - River City Super Sports Challenge (77)
    - Captain Tsubasa: New Kick Off (76)
    - GRID (76)
    - Super Dodgeball Brawlers (75)
    - True Swing Golf (75)
    - Top Spin 3 (75)
    - FIFA Soccer Series (74):
    - FIFA Soccer 11 (N/A)
    - FIFA Soccer 10 (76)
    - FIFA Soccer 09 (71)
    - Tony Hawk's American Sk8land (74)
    - Diddy Kong Racing DS (72)
    - Asphalt: Urban GT (71)
    - Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing (70)
    - DiRT 2 (70)
    - Mario Hoops 3 on 3 (69)
    - Need for Speed Series (68):
    - Need for Speed: Nitro (83)
    - Need for Speed Undercover (76)
    - Need for Speed ProStreet (73)
    - Need for Speed Most Wanted (63)
    - Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City (57)
    - Need for Speed Underground 2 (54)
    - Sega Superstars Tennis (67)
    - Sideswiped (65)
    - Ridge Racer DS (63)
    - Burnout Legends (54)

    Visual Novels/Adventure:
    - Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (93)
    - Love Plus (89) (J)
    - Tokimeki Memorial Series (89)
    - Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side: 1st Love (89) (J)
    - Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side: 2nd Season (88) (J)
    - Hotel Dusk Series (87):
    - Hotel Dusk: Room 215 (84)
    - Last Window: The Secret of Cape West (91)
    - Ace Attorney Series (87):
    - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (89)
    - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Justice for All (85)
    - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations (91)
    - Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (84)
    - Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth (88)
    - Gyakuten Kenji 2 (J) / Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth: Prosecutor's Path (92)
    - Time Hollow (81)
    - Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (80)
    - Miami Law (79)
    - Trace Memory (77)
    - Unsolved Crimes (76)
    - Lux-Pain (73)
    - Metropolis Crime (70)
    - Crime Scene (70)
    - Jake Hunter: Memories of the Past (68)
    - Again (68)
    - CSI Series (67):
    - CSI: Deadly Intent - The Hidden Cases (73)
    - CSI: Dark Motives (68)
    - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Unsolved! (60)
    - Sprung: The Dating Game (63)
    - Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders (60)
    - Cate West: The Vanishing Files (59)
    - Sherlock Holmes: Mystery of the Mummy (49)

    Hidden Object/Adventure Games
    - Hidden Mysteries: Vampire Secrets (80)
    - Chronicles of Mystery: The Secret Tree of Life (80)
    - Mystery P.I. - Portrait of a Thief (77)
    - Dream Day: Wedding Destinations (75)
    - Crime Lab: Body of Evidence (74)
    - Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir (73)
    - Hidden Mysteries: Titanic (73)
    - Jewel Quest Mysteries (70)
    - Hidden Mysteries: Salem Secrets - Witch Trials of 1692 (70)
    - Amazing Adventures: The Forgotten Ruins (60)
    - Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple (58)
    - Hidden Mysteries: Buckingham Palace (50)
    - Escape the Museum (50)
    - Vampire Moon: The Mystery of the Hidden Sun (N/A)

    Music/Rhythm Games:
    - Osu! Tatakae Ouendan Series (91):
    - Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan (J) (88)
    - Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 (J) (94)
    - Daigasso! Band Brothers Series (88):
    - Jam with the Band/Daigasso! Band Brothers DX (J) (90)
    - Daigasso! Band Brothers (J) (86)
    - Rhythm Heaven (88)
    - Elite Beat Agents (85)
    - KORG DS-10 Synthesizer (85)
    - Lego Rock Band (85)
    - Taiko no Tatsujin DS Series (84):
    - Taiko no Tatsujin DS (J) (84)
    - Meccha! Taiko no Tatsujin DS: 7-tsu no Shima no Daibouken (J) (84)
    - Rock Band 3 (80)
    - Kira Pop Series (79):
    - Kira Kira Pop Princess (80)
    - Pop Town (78)
    - Beat City (80)
    - Princess Debut (78)
    - Guitar Hero: On Tour Series (77):
    - Guitar Hero: On Tour (78)
    - Guitar Hero: On Tour Decades (82)
    - Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits (69)
    - Guitar Rock Tour (74)
    - Ontamarama (72)
    - Electroplankton (71)
    - Band Hero (70)
    - Jam Sessions (64)

    Card Games:
    - Culdcept DS (J) (95)
    - Blazer Drive (J) (85)
    - Solitaire Overload (82)
    - Yu-Gi-Oh! Series (80):
    - Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2011: Over the Nexus (85)
    - Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2010 Reverse of Arcadia (81)
    - Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Stardust Accelerator: World Championship 2009 (81)
    - Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008 (81)
    - Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2007 (76)
    - Yu-Gi-Oh! GX: Spirit Caller (75)
    - Dragon Ball Z: Harukanaru Densetsu (70)
    - Fullmetal Alchemist: Trading Card Game (69)
    - World Championship Poker: Deluxe Series (67)
    - Marvel Trading Card Game (66)
    - SNK VS Capcom Card Fighters (63)
    - Texas Hold 'Em Poker (63)
    - Battles of Prince of Persia (61)

    Simulations/Other Games:
    - Art Academy (90)
    - Gourmet Chef (90)
    - Let's Yoga (87)
    - Trauma Center Series (85):
    - Trauma Center: Under the Knife (82)
    - Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 (87)
    - 100 Classic Book Collection (85)
    - Cookbook Series (85):
    - America's Test Kitchen: Let's Get Cooking (90)
    - Personal Trainer: Cooking (79)
    - Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise (82)
    - Mama Series (82):
    - Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures (N/A)
    - Cooking Mama (74)
    - Cooking Mama 2: Dinner With Friends (80)
    - Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop (95)
    - Gardening Mama (77)
    - Crafting Mama (N/A)
    - Animal Crossing: Wild World (82)
    - Magician's Quest: Mysterious Times (82)
    - SimCity Creator (80)
    - My Pet Shop (80)
    - The Sims Series (77):
    - Urbz: Sims in the City (76)
    - The Sims 2 (69)
    - The Sims 2: Castaway (74)
    - The Sims 3 (80)
    - My Sims (72)
    - Coach Games (77):
    - My Fun Facts Coach (83)
    - My Japanese Coach (79)
    - My Chinese Coach (77)
    - My Spanish Coach (75)
    - My French Coach (69)
    - My SAT Coach (N/A)
    - English Training: Have Fun Improving Your Skills (77)
    - LifeSigns: Surgical Unit (77)
    - Populous DS (76)
    - Shepherd's Crossing 2 (75)
    - Nintendogs: Best Friend (75)
    - Touch Mechanic (75)
    - Namco Museum DS (75)
    - Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits (74)
    - Air Traffic Chaos (74)
    - Master of Illusion (72)
    - Game & Watch Collection (71)
    - Shepherd's Crossing 2 (70)
    - SimCity DS (67)
    - Theme Park (66)
    - Retro Atari Classics (65)
    - Pac-Pix (65)
    - Zoo Tycoon 2 DS (63)
    - Fish Tycoon (60)
    - Virtual Villagers: A New Home (50)
    - Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS (J) (N/A)
    - Monopoly (N/A)
    - Fix It (N/A)
    - Let's Pilates (N/A)

    That's all, each passing month, we have less and less great DS games, time to review back to what we already have. I'm planning to add some movie games and PC minigame ports later. :)

    Oh, and additions to the list is always appreciated, have fun! :D
     
  2. Sarah Kreuz

    Sarah Kreuz Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Yeah, good job - It`s just a matter of taste, after all. So the Ratings shouldn`t be taken too serious. b-b-b-uuuut: Fire Emblem - Shadow Dragon 67 %????? ;) wow.

    This will become be very useful, especially for new DS-Users.
     
  3. miros

    miros Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Nice list
    miros
     
  4. darky000

    darky000 Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Kamui, I might suggest you put Spoilers on every Genre to avoid this long post. This can also be convenient for, us, ds users to search for a specific game in a specific genre without dragging much. :)

    Good Job with the list! I didn't even know there was a sequel to Megaman ZX. DL time. :D

    P.S. It's Darky000 not Draky00. hahaha.
     
  5. Fennyariel

    Fennyariel Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Now here's the $64,000 question! ;v) Can they all be downloaded from here?! ;v)
     
  6. darky000

    darky000 Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Yes. Now where's my $64,000?
     
  7. xelados

    xelados Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    As mentioned before, I also wouldn't recommend relying on ratings to serve as a replacement (or even an indicator) of quality. Word of mouth tends to be really reliable, especially from specialized communities like ROMulation. You can especially rely on people who love discussing game design. Sure, you'll run into some jaded faces (mine included :p) but for the most part they have seen and played a lot of games, and they can recommend the right game for almost anyone.

    tl;dr version: word of mouth > ratings
     
  8. footyfan09

    footyfan09 Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    great guide kamuikarou
     
  9. fahsky

    fahsky Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Could use Metacritic scores instead. ^^;; That's kind of a pain to look up all the games all over again...

    I agree though Sarah Kreuz, Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon was much better than that review suggests. It has a Metacritic score of 81, which is more in line with what it deserves, imo.

    I'm not against GameFAQs, & do look at their reviews once in a while when I want a deeper impression of a game, but honestly, I think the users there do better walk-throughs than reviews. <_<
     
  10. EntropicKitty

    EntropicKitty Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    I've played almost all of these. =[
     
  11. SkyHigh472

    SkyHigh472 Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Wow nice list. I'll be looking forward to download games on this list. xD Too bad my EDGE runs out of space because of my many games. >_<
     
  12. markie

    markie Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Nice list. :)
    Good looking, 'nuf to download. :$
     
  13. meganova

    meganova Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Great list, better than mine. ;D
    keep up the good work.
     
  14. ggrroohh

    ggrroohh Well-Known Member

    Re: Recommended NDS games by genre, sorted by GameFAQs rating

    Nice list :D
    Though I understand K and W could not be on that list... :(
     
  15. kamuikurou

    kamuikurou Well-Known Member

    Re: [26/10 Update!] Recommended NDS games by genre

    Thanks everybody! I will try my best to keep the list updated. :)

    As for the GameFAQs rating, it's there because it's much better to order the list with it. The numbers can be removed as well but I consider to keep it there. At least until we can find a better way to play with the game orders...

    I actually have thought the Favor System:
    - For every month, each user may choose to favor up to 5 games/series from each genre.
    - The most favored games will move on top of the list, ignoring the GameFAQs rating it holds.

    Preview:
    Something like that... but it'll require lots of work to keep everybody's favors. :( So I won't do it for now.
     
  16. Usoppu

    Usoppu Well-Known Member

    Re: [26/10 Update!] Recommended NDS Games by Genre

    maybe you could separate some of the clump from 'Action/Adventure Games' to 'Platformer', Other than that good job :]

    I don't think it needs a favor system, surely too complicated.

    (also '2' is missing from the second Nanostray)
     
  17. kamuikurou

    kamuikurou Well-Known Member

    Re: [26/10 Update!] Recommended NDS Games by Genre

    Fixed. Thanks for the notice. :D I may have some mistakes in moving the genre from Action/Adventure to Platformer though, haven't played all of them.
     
  18. legreta

    legreta New Member

    for kamirokurou

    do you have any yahoo messenger or msn?
    I want to ask u a lot of question about ds~
     
  19. d.a.v.i.d.

    d.a.v.i.d. New Member

    Re: [26/10 Update!] Recommended NDS Games by Genre

    hello what is your favourite console game?
     
  20. Usoppu

    Usoppu Well-Known Member

    Re: [26/10 Update!] Recommended NDS Games by Genre

    Seems fine to me.

    ... o.o
     
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