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: This isn't just a DS version of GTA; this is a fantastic game that advances the series by introducing a number of great new features. Read review
Specs: Mature, Rockstar Leeds, Action, Racing / driving - mission based, Action - adventure
Specs: Mature, White Birds Productions, Adventure
Specs: Everyone, 505 Games, Simulation
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
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: Everyone, Activision, Simulation, Miscellaneous - kids / children's games & entertainment, Realistic
Specs: Everyone, Little Orbit, Adventure
Specs: Everyone, Firebrand Games, Driving
Specs: Everyone, Game Freak, Role-Playing
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
The Bottom Line: Bolt's superpowers can't save anyone from a poor camera and dull gameplay. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Avalanche Software, Adventure
The Bottom Line: Etrian Odyssey is a turn-based role-playing game like any other, but it sports one heck of a mean streak to elevate it above the crowd. Read review
Specs: Teen, ATLUS, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - first person, Fantasy, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Ubisoft, Puzzle, Miscellaneous - board games
Specs: Everyone, Oxygen Interactive, General
Specs: Everyone, Monster Games Inc., Action
The Bottom Line: Even the most devout Lunar loyalists will have a hard time enjoying this game. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Game Arts, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - console-style RPG, 1-2 Players
Specs: Teen, Mastiff, Sports
Specs: Games - action, Action - adventure
The Bottom Line: Features the classic 2D Mario gameplay style using 3D graphics Read review
Specs: Everyone, Nintendo, Action, Action - platformer, Action - adventure, Fantasy, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Mega Man ZX Advent walks a thin line between challenging and infuriatingly difficult, while bringing along a number of new tricks and improvements for the journey. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Inti, Action, Action - platformer, Science-fiction, 1-2 Players
Specs: Teen, ATLUS, Role-Playing, 1 Player
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