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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
We vaguely recall complaining about the lack of good DS software a few months back. For that, we should be flogged. But first, we shall repent by suggesting the following groovy games for your dual-screen machine.
Advance Wars: Dual Strike
How cool is the DS version of this Game Boy Advance classic? Cool enough to be our hands-down top choice for a great DS buy. Deeper than an ocean and smarter than most gamers, this is what war is good for.
It has become increasing clear that there is no stopping Mario, and so long as he stars in games this good, we're cool with that. Plenty of tracks and WiFi play make it impossible to resist this thoroughly enjoyable racer.
Hardcore gamers know the value of a sweet Castlevania game, which is precisely the way to describe this doozie. Staying true to its roots with beautiful graphics and robust item and soul collection, this is one vampire that doesn't suck.
The Brothers Mario make their way through time in this absurd, brilliantly written role-playing gem. You'll laugh out loud while digging the compelling blend of strategy and action gameplay. An easy recommendation.