Based on the popular children’s book, Emily The Strange – Strangerous is a quirky puzzle game for the Nintendo DS that finds a way to always keep things fresh. We think its one of the best puzzlers this year.
Monster Tale for the DS turns out to be a cute little game with a lot of heart. Sort of like Metroid or even Castlevania, it adds a kid-friendly twist to the normal adventure/fighting title.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon is a good movie tie-in game (yes they do exist) that lets us experience life as some of the lesser-known Decepticons and Autobots, which is a nice change from playing the big guys all the time.
Nanda’s Island has a neat concept where you have to direct rainwater to areas where it’s most needed. And if the rain acted like water instead of jellybeans, it might actually be more fun.
Knight’s Contract is a pretty good game with two major gameplay flaws: horrible companion AI and ridiculous boss battles. Between that tag team, frustration is the name of the game.
Earthrise is an MMO that feels more like a shooter than most online games. It offers a brilliant-looking online world and intense combat without a troll or elf in sight.
The plants stand ready to defend you once again as Plants vs. Zombies moves to the Nintendo DS, armed with exclusive game modes, customizable zombie avatars and pea shooters of death.
Learn Science is a new title for the Nintendo DS that makes learning fun for kids of all ages. Given the somewhat lacking educational game market these days, this one fills a need.
The Blizzard team has done it again with World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, adding in new gameplay, revamping old dungeons, but keeping the same great flavor loved by millions.
Over sixty games from the old Intellivision console are reborn on the Nintendo DS, where you really can teach an old dog new tricks.