Top Nintendo DS Games of 2012

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Nintendo DS games of 2012, 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.

  • 6.

    Ghost Trick Review

    Ghost Trick

    Ghost Trick is well worth the price of admission, but sadly the game lets itself down with its overall simplicity and the disappointment of its crucial final act. This review was originally published for the DS version of Ghost Trick,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 5.

    The Amazing Spider-Man Review

    The Amazing Spider-Man

    Beenox deserves some mild applause for constructing a game that succeeds in being consistently fun despite the fact it's a movie tie-in. You'll excuse me for damning a game with faint praise, but The Amazing... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 4.

    LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Review

    LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

    Despite inconsistencies, Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is a great Lego game. For the last time, guys, LEGO games aren't just for kids. Granted, that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 3.

    Pokemon Black Version 2 Review

    Pokemon Black Version 2

    Black and White 2 are top of their class, but they highlight as many ageing qualities as they do endearing ones. They tread an all too familiar path in a series in need of some evolutions of its own. Time and time again we return to Pokemon because it's reliable. From a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

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    Pokemon White Version 2 Review

    Pokemon White Version 2

    Black and White 2 are top of their class, but they highlight as many ageing qualities as they do endearing ones. They tread an all too familiar path in a series in need of some evolutions of its own. Time and time again we return to Pokemon because it's reliable. From a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

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    LEGO The Lord of the Rings Review

    LEGO The Lord of the Rings

    Lego Lord of the Rings is still a huge success that's wonderfully adorable and an absolute delight to play. You should never toss a dwarf, not unless you're very brave. Dwarves hate... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS