Top DS Role Playing Games of All Time
We know what you’re thinking: “this is just all Pokemon games, right?” WRONG! (mostly right, but not quite), there were some other role playing games to come to the DS, too, they just weren’t quite as good.
If you didn’t feel like ’Catching ‘em all’ then you could go for a nice stroll around a village in Animal Crossing: New Leaf, or try and rescue Princess Zelda for the umpteenth time in the Phantom Hourglass or Spirit Tracks. There’s also the often-forgotten The World Ends With You. But, before long, you’ll probably end up playing another Pokemon game.
Mario and Luigi’s fine RPG spin-off saw another entry with Bowser’s Inside Story, too, between the launch of Pokemon Platinum in 2009 and Heartgold/Soulsilver in 2010.
What we’re basically saying is that there’s a lot of Pokemon games, many of which made our top game list, because Pokemon is pretty darn good.
As a youngster's game with cultish appeal for older players, and as an example of a well-made and original title, Spectrobes misses the mark by some way.
Blue Dragon fans will probably be willing to put up with the game's failings, simply because it's more Blue Dragon. Everyone else, avoid.
Phantasy Star 0 doesn’t quite live up to the memory of Phantasy Star Online from 2000, which if nothing else, highlights just how far the genre has come in the last ten years.
For the casual gamer and RPG newbie Magical Starsign is a gentle and well-crafted introduction to a rich and complex area of gaming.
Ultimately, this Bomberman Story offers the best Battle mode yet, even just slightly pipping Bomberman Land with its variety of power-ups and stages.
Yet another Final Fantasy game hits Europe - but is it worth it?
The box art's got pink in it, but it won't leave you feeling blue, even if you're a bloke.
Contact is a quirky little RPG that all DS owners should take a look at. It's got a great look and can be played without causing too much stress.
Revenant Wings proves a solid entry into the RTS genre for the Final Fantasy series.
Battle Royale meets The Matrix, with a stylus.