The Bottom Line: Superb handwriting recognition and other cool features make a strong argument for ditching paper crosswords in favor of ones on handhelds like the Nintendo DS. Read review
Specs: Teen, BudCat, Puzzle, Miscellaneous - puzzle, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Precise controls and solid multiplayer are the highlights of Hunters, a Metroid Prime game that feels more like a first-person shooter than the GameCube games. Read review
Specs: Teen, Nintendo, Action, Action - first person shooter, Science-fiction, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: You'd be better off staying away from this botched attempt to translate the great ninja stealth action series to the DS. Almost nothing good about Tenchu made the cut. Read review
Specs: Teen, From Software, Action, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Though Dead Man's Chest is largely competent, the sword fighting is too repetitive and the minigames are too few and too bland to get anyone particularly excited. Read review
Specs: Teen, Amaze Entertainment, Action, 1-2 Players
Specs: Teen, ATLUS, Role-Playing, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Kong's DS adventure is unambitious, boring, ugly, and buggy. Read review
Specs: Teen, Ubisoft Casablanca, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: Defiance is a competent though flawed handheld shooter. Read review
Specs: Teen, n-Space, Action, Action - first person shooter, Realistic
Specs: Teen, n-Space, Action, Action - first person shooter
Specs: Teen, Ludia Inc., Trivia / Game Show
The Bottom Line: Enthralling combat and a potent story make Devil Survivor 2 a great strategy role-playing game. Read review
Specs: Teen, ATLUS, Role-Playing
The Bottom Line: Only slightly less painful than getting your brain removed through your nose. Read review
Specs: Teen, Artificial Mind and Movement, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Charming visuals and vivacious storytelling can't save this adventure game from some huge frustrations. Read review
Specs: Teen, Game Republic, Action, Action - adventure
Specs: Teen, Skyworks Technologies, Gambling, 1-6 Players
The Bottom Line: It's Groundhog Day meets Philip K. Dick in this entertaining but muddled mystery adventure. Read review
Specs: Teen, h.a.n.d. Inc., Adventure
The Bottom Line: Though brief, The Simpsons Game on the DS satisfies from start to finish. Read review
Specs: Teen, Griptonite Games, Action, Action - adventure, Adventure - third person adventure, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: This Naruto-inspired 3D fighting game is little more than a shadow clone. Read review
Specs: Teen, Takara Tomy, Action, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: With nonsensical dialogue muddling the complex plot, Lux-Pain shows how an entire experience can be ruined by poor localization. Read review
Specs: Teen, Killaware, Adventure
Specs: Teen, Dreamcatcher, Adventure, Role playing game (RPG) - first person, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: Despite its amusing story and crazy characters, Tokyo Beat Down can't fight off mediocrity. Read review
Specs: Teen, Success, Action
Specs: Teen, MumboJumbo, Adventure, 1 Player
Specs: Teen, Interchannel-Holon, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG, Fantasy
The Bottom Line: Bleach: The Blade of Fate is a great fighting game that will appeal to fans of the show and general fans of the fighting genre. Read review
Specs: Teen, Treasure, Action, Action - fighting, Fantasy, 1-4 Players
Specs: Teen, Farmind Ltd, Action, Miscellaneous - cards, Realistic
Specs: Teen, Legacy Interactive, Simulation
Specs: Teen, Vicarious Visions, Action, Action - first person shooter, Action - adventure
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