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
Specs: Teen, Avit-Niigata, Sports
Specs: Teen, WorkJam, Adventure
The Bottom Line: Knights in the Nightmare combines deep tactical role playing with frantic old-school bullet dodging to tremendous effect. Read review
Specs: Teen, Sting, Strategy
Specs: Teen, Farmind Ltd, Action, Miscellaneous - cards, Realistic
Specs: Teen, Magnin & Associates, Gambling
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
Specs: Teen, TOSE, Action, Sports - wrestling, Realistic
The Bottom Line: While it's sort of impressive on some level that the DS can deliver an experience similar to the console version, the experience it's based on wasn't any fun to begin with. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA Tiburon, Action, Action - 3D shooter, Realistic, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Disgaea DS is a delightfully evil strategy RPG with enough depth (and prinnies) to entertain you for ages. Read review
Specs: Teen, Nippon Ichi Software, Strategy, 1 Player
Specs: Teen, Webfoot Technologies, Gambling
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
The Bottom Line: Moon is a well-crafted shooter that blasts off but fails to reach orbit. Read review
Specs: Teen, Renegade Kid, Action
Specs: Teen, Ludia Inc., General, Miscellaneous - arcade
Specs: Teen, Virtual Identity, Adventure
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, Dreamcatcher, Adventure, Role playing game (RPG) - first person, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: The best part of Luminous Arc is its balanced and accessible gameplay, though it lacks some narrative depth. Read review
Specs: Teen, Image Epoch, Role-Playing, 1-2 Players
Specs: Teen, Other Ocean Interactive, Adventure, Adventure - first person adventure
Specs: Teen, Capcom, Adventure, Miscellaneous - puzzle
Specs: Teen, Mastiff, Sports
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
Specs: Teen, Skyworks Technologies, Gambling
The Bottom Line: Trauma Center succeeds because it strikes such a good balance between its medical theme and its puzzler roots. Read review
Specs: Teen, ATLUS, Adventure, Simulation - medicine, 1 Player
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
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