Top Nintendo DS Games of 2010

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Nintendo DS games of 2010, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

  • 30.

    Phantasy Star 0 Review

    Phantasy Star 0

    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. Although the Phantasy Star series boasts an extensive and rich history, it... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 29.

    MX vs. ATV Reflex Review

    MX vs. ATV Reflex

    Despite some effort to make Reflex more than just another MX vs ATV game, it's ended up feeling very similar to what's gone before it. I've reviewed five games that feature the words "MX", "ATV" or a mixture of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 28.

    Rooms: The Main Building Review

    Rooms: The Main Building

    Rooms is certainly an interesting addition to the genre, and while the DS already plays host to a wide range fantastic puzzle titles, it offers something different enough to warrant a look. For many, sliding puzzles are synonymous with cereal boxes and cheap... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 27.

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Review

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

    The Force Unleashed II isn't a bad game by a long stretch - just a game that's over in a flash and almost entirely devoid of any memorable moments. As far as sequels to multi-million selling titles go, Force Unleashed II is... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

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  • 26.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops Review

    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    While Treyarch has essentially reduced Black Ops to fit on the Wii, it's impossible to engage with the game when so much of what's been lost is absolutely crucial to the experience. It's never easy having a big brother, someone older and beefier who seems to... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS,Nintendo DS,Nintendo DS

  • 25.

    Alice in Wonderland Review

    Alice in Wonderland

    There's nothing ground breaking about Alice's adventure in Wonderland on the DS, but it's hard not to be taken in by the charming game world and cast of likeable characters. The Tim Burton directed Alice in Wonderland movie has divided critics all... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 24.

    Infinite Space Review

    Infinite Space

    A few flaws hold the game back from greatness, but JRPG fans with a penchant for space-opera would be wise to check this one out. Infinite Space brings together two of my favourite things in life: JRPGs and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 23.

    Jam with the Band Review

    Jam with the Band

    If you're a rhythm action aficionado, Jam with the Band offers some serious bang for your buck. The package as a whole is easy to recommend. Anyone remember Daigasso! Band Brothers? The rhythm action game that was... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 22.

    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Review

    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is a consistent, rugged and undeniably enjoyable romp through some bright colours, excellent set pieces and laugh out loud lines. Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is a work of pure indulgence, a tapestry of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

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  • 21.

    The Sims 3 Review

    The Sims 3

    The franchise has successfully managed to spread itself across multiple platforms, but it seems as though the 3DS takes more away from it than it adds. It's a beautiful day over at the VideoGamer.com office. The sun is shining,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 20.

    GoldenEye 007 Review

    GoldenEye 007

    GoldenEye 007 is a bit ropey in places, especially during multiplayer games, but the single-player campaign is simple fun and the online play is surprisingly entertaining and thorough. GoldenEye on the N64 was brilliant. GoldenEye on the Wii is at times great,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 19.

    Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth Review

    Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

    While it might not be for newcomers, Ace Attorney Investigations will leave fans of the series squealing with delight. Roll on Ace Attorney 5. Forget Dante, Kratos, and Solid Snake. The demon prosecutor Miles Edgeworth... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 18.

    Sonic Classic Collection Review

    Sonic Classic Collection

    A bit more bang for your buck would have been great, but retro gaming still doesn't get much better than this. It seems almost pointless talking about if Sonic Classic Collection on the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 17.

    WarioWare: Do It Yourself Review

    WarioWare: Do It Yourself

    This kind of venture isn't for everyone, but if you've got the ideas and the patience to make them work, WarioWare DIY will keep you tied up for months. After several marathon-length development sessions, MyDeadDog Software has... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 16.

    Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands Review

    Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

    While Forgotten Sands has its fair share of problems, it's one of the best action adventure titles the console has seen. With Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands on Wii, Ubisoft managed to resist... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS,Nintendo DS

  • 15.

    Transformers: War for Cybertron Review

    Transformers: War for Cybertron

    War for Cybertron is the first Transformers game I've played that nails the personality of the bots and it genuinely delivers a solid gaming experience alongside the nostalgia. Every child of the 80s wants to play a brilliant Transformers video game.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 14.

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Review

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4

    Not only has Harry Potter and Hogwarts School been perfectly captured and recreated in Lego form, but four entire novels of adventure are contained within its walls. We had a bit of a discussion here in the office just a few days ago: what... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 13.

    Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Review

    Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies

    While clichéd, the story is entertaining, the battle system is refined and the visuals are impressive. It's very Dragon Quest. There's no denying the quality of the role playing on offer. What do you expect from the next iteration of your favourite JRPG series?... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 12.

    Toy Story 3: The Video Game Review

    Toy Story 3: The Video Game

    Toy Story 3 is one of a rare breed of kids games that can genuinely be enjoyed by everyone, much like the movie it's based on. Kids games are generally about as well made as the cheap action figures I... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 11.

    Last Window: The Secret of Cape West Review

    Last Window: The Secret of Cape West

    It's sad indeed that we'll see no more of Cing or Kyle Hyde, but as valedictions go, Last Window is a corker. Last Window is something of a bittersweet release for me. On the one hand,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 10.

    Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Review

    Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light

    Four Heroes of Light is very much its own thing; quaint and deceptively difficult - a combination that fans of the genre should grab hold of with both hands. Final Fantasy: Four Heroes of Light is an eight-week old kitten. It's got... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 9.

    Professor Layton and the Lost Future Review

    Professor Layton and the Lost Future

    The presentation is as charming as ever, and bar a few niggles, Lost Future as a whole is extremely enjoyable. Here's a puzzle: why would a thirty-something fellow in a top hat spend all... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 8.

    Super Scribblenauts Review

    Super Scribblenauts

    An innovative step for the series and just one year since the last title it manages to offer a bit of polish to a game with a creation system that felt legitimately new and exciting. Last year's Scribblenauts was one of the more impressive puzzle games to... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 7.

    Sonic Colours Review

    Sonic Colours

    Tight controls and incredibly well designed levels make Colours one of the best handheld Sonic games out there. Reviews of recent Sonic games always open with the writer celebrating... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS,Nintendo DS

  • 6.

    Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing Review

    Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing

    Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing has all the best qualities that Mario Kart initiated years ago and features controls tailored to the portable iOS devices. It's true that Sonic and SEGA All-Stars Racing is incredibly similar in... more

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  • 5.

    Might & Magic Clash of Heroes Review

    Might & Magic Clash of Heroes

    The combat system is almost flawless. Bar the odd insane difficulty spike, even the dreaded grind is pleasurable. It attains that holy grail of game design: easy to learn, but hard to master. Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes, from little-known Canadian developer... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 4.

    Pokemon HeartGold Review

    Pokemon HeartGold

    With HeartGold and SoulSlver the Pokémon series has reached a point where it can't get any better. It's like a level 100 Pikachu; it's as good as it can possibly be. What is it about the Pokémon series that draws players back time and time... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 3.

    Pokemon SoulSilver Review

    Pokemon SoulSilver

    With HeartGold and SoulSlver the Pokémon series has reached a point where it can't get any better. It's like a level 100 Pikachu; it's as good as it can possibly be. What is it about the Pokémon series that draws players back time and time... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 2.

    Plants vs. Zombies Review

    Plants vs. Zombies

    The basic gameplay isn't exactly original, but it's been executed so well on the Xbox 360 that it absolutely needs to be in your collection. PopCap Games should be a household name for gamers. If you haven't played... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 1.

    FIFA 11 Review

    FIFA 11

    FIFA 11 feels far more realistic than its predecessor, and packs in new features. You could get by with last year's game, but you will be missing out on one of the best sports games of 2010. FIFA 11. It's FIFA 10, but better. After playing this year's version of EA's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS