Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (NDS)
Action 18 May 2010
Another major installment in the famous action adventure game series. In terms of story, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands is set between The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and focuses on the events that caused the drastic, dark change within the Prince. Upon reaching his brotherís realm, the Prince finds the capital city about to fall, besieged by an enemy army. In an attempt to protect the citizens from a massacre, the cityís ruler resorts to using a powerful, yet dangerous magic that eventually turns against him. The game itself is based on the core mechanics of the series. Therefore, we can expect multiple platforming sequences, environmental puzzles, and battles against powerful enemies. An interesting addition is the ability to control the forces of natures, which comes in handy both in combat and when traversing subsequent locations. Of course the seriesí landmark feature ó the ability to reverse and slow down time ó is back. Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands is powered by the Anvil engine, the technology previously used in the two first Assassinís Creed games.
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (NDS)
RPG 11 July 2009
LEGO The Lord of the Rings (NDS)
Action 13 November 2012
An action game, featuring elements of a 3D platformer, based on J.R.R. Tolkienís novels and the movie trilogy by Peter Jackson. LEGO The Lord of the Rings is another "blocky" production from Travellerís Tale studio. It lets us take the role of a chosen member of the Fellowship of the Ring and set out on a dangerous journey to stop Sauron and his minions. The campaign consists of a series of stages inspired by the most memorable scenes from the movies. The gameplay mixes elements of action, arcade, and logical puzzle games. Similar to previous LEGO-licensed productions from Travellerís Tale, LEGO The Lord of the Rings offers a two-player cooperation in addition to single player.
The Lord of the Rings: Conquest (NDS)
Action 13 January 2009
An action game set in the universe created by J.R.R. Tolkien for The Lord of The Rings trilogy. The game shows a vision of the aforementioned universe inspired by the movie trilogy directed by Peter Jackson. Developed by Pandemic Studios, The Lord of the Rings: Conquest allows a player to participate in a number of battles determining the fate of entire Middle Earth. One can side with the forces of good and fight side by side with the characters from the books and movies, or join Sauron as he conquers consecutive territories and enslaves the peoples of Middle Earth. The gameplay mechanics have been based on the formula featured in the first two installments of the Star Wars: Battlefront series. During the battles, one controls standard units diversified in terms of their specialties - players get at their disposal warriors, archers, scouts, and mages. Occasionally, one can also assume the role of giants and characters known from the movie adaptations. The two single-player campaigns (one per each faction of the conflict) have been divided into several diverse missions - the multiplayer experience, however, features three game modes Ė Skirmish, Conquest, and Capture the Ring. The game delivers high-quality visuals - a player is bound to appreciate the character models highly resembling the actors who starred in The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.
Majesty 2: Pocket Kingdom (NDS)
A long-awaited sequel to an innovative strategy game created by Cyberlore Studios in 2000. This installment was developed by a Russian studio Ino-Co. What is the game's distinctive feature, the player does not have direct control of the characters. Instead, one sets the objectives and prizes for completing them.
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift (NDS)
Strategy 24 June 2008
Dragon Quest V: The Hand of the Heavenly Bride (NDS)
RPG 17 July 2008
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes (NDS)
Strategy 01 December 2009
A spin-off of the popular Might & Magic series by Capybara Games, originally released for Nintendo DS, and later also for PC and the eight generation consoles. It is a combination of logic puzzle games and turn-based strategies with significant plot, and visuals-wise it resembles a jRPG. The story was divided into 5 episodes, during which you have to complete quests, explore the world, talk to NPCs, and, of course, fight enemies. The game focuses strongly on creating and managing your team, consisting of e.g. knights, elves, wizards, necromancers, or tamed demons. It allows you to use various strategies and your troops' special abilities in battle. The single player mode is complemented by an online and a local multiplayer mode, in which your team competes against other players' teams.