So you now have your DS Lite and unpacked it ... now what? Here are some of our picks for the best games the little handheld has to offer (in no particular order):
- Mario Kart DS (average score: 91%) The best Mario Kart to date, and quite possibly the best title the Nintendo DS has to offer. You can not even try to realize its full potential without taking this sucker online for a spin (we suggest you learn the art of snaking).
- New Super Mario Bros (average score: 89%) Is there any doubt? While many people call the title derivative of the old Mario sidescrollers, the New SMB is 8 world of fun with some great pseudo-3D graphics. There's no Yoshi, but you do get a multitude of minigames (some of which are pretty entertaining).
- Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (average score: 89%) Forget about the "seal-drawing" to defeat the bosses, this is yet another classic in a long line of classic handheld Castlevania titles.