The Bottom Line: Mario Kart DS represents a significant step forward for Nintendo's much-loved racing series, and not only because it's the first to feature online play. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Nintendo, Driving, Racing / driving - kart, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Natsume's attempt to marry the air combat and role-playing genres often feels underdeveloped and unpolished. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Beluga Computer, Simulation, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: What it lacks in originality, Pokemon Black more than makes up for with a vast world to explore and an absorbing battle system that's heaps of fun. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Game Freak, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - console-style RPG
The Bottom Line: Spider-Man 2 sure looks great, but it suffers from extremely frustrating level design, and it doesn't really take advantage of the dual-screen layout of Nintendo's new portable, either. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Vicarious Visions, Action, Action - adventure, Fantasy, 1 Player
Specs: Teen, Santa Cruz Games, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: More variety, more customization, and better multiplayer make this the best portable Tony Hawk game yet. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Vicarious Visions, Sports, Sports - skateboarding, Realistic, 1-4 Players
Specs: Everyone, Oxygen Interactive, General
Specs: Games - action, Action - adventure
Specs: Everyone, Griptonite Games, Action, First-Person Adventure, Sci-Fi, 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: Just as Final Fantasy Tactics did nearly 10 years ago, Revenant Wings successfully takes the series into uncharted waters in an unforgettable way. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Square Enix, Strategy, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Little Orbit, Adventure
The Bottom Line: There's nothing fun or exciting about flying helicopters in Blades of Thunder II. And considering that's all you do in the game, that's really sad. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, InterActive Vision Games, Simulation, 1-4 Players
Specs: Everyone, Firebrand Games, Driving
The Bottom Line: Dragon Booster is a halfhearted and practically unplayable racing game with no redeeming qualities. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Konami Computer Entertainment Hawaii, Action, Action - adventure, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Activision, Simulation, Miscellaneous - kids / children's games & entertainment, Realistic
The Bottom Line: Bolt's superpowers can't save anyone from a poor camera and dull gameplay. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Avalanche Software, Adventure
Specs: Everyone, Monster Games Inc., Action
The Bottom Line: Mario Party DS offers a diverse collection of fun minigames that you can play alone or with your friends. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Hudson Soft, Party, Miscellaneous - party, 1-4 Players
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Griptonite Games, Action, Action - adventure
Specs: Teen, ATLUS, Role-Playing, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Grimoire of the Rift returns you to Ivalice for a gratifying but tired tactical strategy romp. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Square Enix, Strategy, Role playing game (RPG) - console-style RPG, Fantasy, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, FrontLine Studios, Sports
Specs: Everyone, Ubisoft, Puzzle, Miscellaneous - board games
Specs: Mature, White Birds Productions, Adventure
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