Top DS Games of 2009
Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, generated by editorial reviews and popularity on the site. Here's a look at our favourites...
A more taxing challenge that required real thought and detective work would have been preferable, but MillionHeir does what it sets out to do very well.
Metal Slug 7 provides its army of die-hard fans with seven new levels to battle through and new slugs to enjoy. It might be too hard for most, but it's just about right for those who care.
The box art's got pink in it, but it won't leave you feeling blue, even if you're a bloke.
Line Rider: Freestyle feels a little light as a retail release, even though it’s £20, but there's a decent challenge here and plenty to do once you've worked through the main game mode.
For all its problems, Scribblenauts is still an incredibly fresh experience - a genuinely unique slice of creativity that shows, once again, what a brilliant little machine the DS really is.
Kirby Super Star on the SNES is considered the best Kirby game ever made by aficionados, so the fact that this remake adds a few bells and whistles should ensure smiles all round.
Fans of Animal Crossing may feel that this is a little too similar for its own good, but other young gamers should have plenty of fun with their magical studies.
It's cleverly structured and the entrancing, charm-filled yarn will stay long in the memory.
If you're a football fan and you have a DS, you won't be able to put Football Academy down.
So, as with so many Final Fantasy games, Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time is one for the fans.