The Bottom Line: Diddy Kong Racing DS is an OK racer with plenty to do, but the ridiculous number of tasks you have to do to enjoy all of it may irritate those who just want to race. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Rare Ltd., Driving, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Metroid Prime Pinball successfully pulls off the insanely ingenious concept of merging the distinct look and feel of Nintendo's sci-fi adventure series with a great game of pinball. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Fuse Games Limited, Pinball, Miscellaneous - pinball, 1-8 Players
Specs: Everyone, Ambrella, Driving, On-foot Racing, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: This fun, delightful adventure takes "going green" to an entirely new level and is full of unique characters and entertaining minigames. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Skip Ltd., Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: If the idea of creating puzzles and sharing them with like-minded friends is intriguing to you, then you'll find enough enjoyable mind-benders to make Polarium worth a purchase. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Mitchell, Puzzle, Miscellaneous - puzzle, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Hotel Dusk weaves an absorbing noir-style mystery with traditional adventure game elements and stylish presentation and does it all with a deft touch. Read review
Specs: Teen, Cing, Adventure, Adventure - first person adventure, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Even if the touch-screen controls hadn't stripped away much of the subtlety of the sport, True Swing Golf would still be a lean and flavorless game of golf. Read review
Specs: Everyone, T & E Soft, Sports, 1-4 Players
Specs: Intelligent Systems
The Bottom Line: Clubhouse Games serves up 42 different parlor games that practically anyone can pick up and play--and most of them support local and online multiplayer modes. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Agenda, Board Games, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Master of Illusion is a neat way for kids to learn how to perform simple magic tricks. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Tenyo, Puzzle, Miscellaneous - puzzle, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Headstrong Games, Edutainment
The Bottom Line: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness/Time recycles the aging Mystery Dungeon formula, but it's still worthwhile for fans of dungeon hacks. Read review
Specs: Everyone, ChunSoft, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Creativity and innovation make this touch-centric Kirby adventure a must-play. Read review
Specs: Everyone, HAL Labs, Action, Action - adventure, Fantasy
Specs: Everyone (6+), Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - puzzle, Miscellaneous - quiz
Specs: Everyone, Genius Sonority Inc., Puzzle, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Koei, Strategy, Role playing game (RPG) - console-style RPG, Fantasy
Specs: Everyone, Artoon, Action, Action - platformer, Action - adventure, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, HAL Labs, Action, Action - platformer
Specs: Everyone, Nuevo Retro Games, Puzzle, Miscellaneous - puzzle, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: The Nintendo DS and DS Lite do a lot of things well, but Web browsing isn't one of them. Give this slow, Flashless Web browser a pass. Read review
Specs: Opera, Web Browser, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Though Kirby Squeak Squad rarely finds a way to challenge you, it's a clever and cute enough platformer to recommend to most DS owners. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Hal, Action, Action - adventure, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: This microgame collection includes dozens of games, but its focus is on empowering you to create your own. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Intelligent Systems, General, Game creation - levels / modules creation
Specs: Everyone, Monster Games Inc., Action
Specs: Everyone, Indies Zero, General, 1-6 Players
Specs: Everyone, ChunSoft, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - console-style RPG, 1 Player
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