List of ALL DS multiplayer-capable games

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Korey, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. Korey

    Korey Newbie

    Feb 10, 2008
    United States
    Hi all, a friend and I have been trying out and playing various multiplayer enabled DS games, whether it be single cart or two cart. The problem is, we're running out of games to play. It seems like our only options are New Super Mario Bros, Mario Kart, Elite Beat Agents, Tetris, and then a dozen bejeweled clones.

    Here's a list of games we've played so far:

    - New Super Mario Bros
    - Mario Kart DS
    - Elite Beat Agents
    - Tetris
    - Planet Puzzle League
    - Meteos

    I need your help to find all multiplayer-capable games on the DS. It can be co-op, versus, anything. As long as it has multiplayer I want to know about it.

    Please list some and if possible if it's single cart or two.
  2. psycoblaster

    psycoblaster Divine

    Jan 26, 2008
    Seoul.. (in Korea)
    metroid prime hunters
    brothers in arm (hope i got the 's' after the words right...)
    call of duty: modern warfare DS
    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
    Guilty Gear Dust striker
    Did you list New Super Mario ?
    Bleach blade of fate..

    well that's all i can think of, but i'll tell you something- most of the DS games are multiplayer...
    I know there are more but can't think of any XD
  3. Bourbanog

    Bourbanog Advanced Member

    Dec 11, 2007
    Jump! Ultimate Stars!

    'Nuff said.
  4. Tyralyon

    Tyralyon Advanced Member

    Oct 2, 2007
  5. nicklessguy

    nicklessguy GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 15, 2006
    - Bomberman
    - Club House Games
    - Taiko no Tatsujin (that rhythm drum game)
    - Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan! 1 & 2 (Elite Beat Agents is based on this game, uses same engine)
    - Picross DS (Puzzle)
    - Puyp Puyo 15th Anniversary (Real time puzzle)
    - Magnetica (Real time puzzle)
    - Mario Party
    - Mario Hoops 3 on 3 (aka Mario Basketball)
    - Jump Ultimate Stars (Now with english patch available. Awesome multiplayer party fighter game)
    - Lost Magic (RTS)
    - Ecolis (RTS)
    - Ultimate Mortal Kombat (Laggy on 1 or 2 stages, but still wickedly fun)
    - Worms 2
    - Tony Hawks Series
    - Sonic Rush 1 & 2
    - Brain Age 1 & 2
    - Big Brain Academy (This one is actually very fun for multiplayer)
    - Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
    - Nintendo Touch Golf - Birdie Challenge
    - Contra 4
    - Star Fox Command
    - Advance Wars Dual Strike & Days of Ruin (turn based tactical war awesome game)
    - Bust-a-Move DS (that old and fun bubble tossing puzzle game)
    - Tingle's Ballon Fight (Retro-fun for 4 players)
    - Point Blank (arcade-style shooting minigames)
    - Also most of the racing games
    - Watch for that Sega characters Tennis game that will be released in a few days

    Some other multiplayer options that are not all that fantastic to play all the time because they are either too short, or depends on each player having his savegame (so, not much pick-up-and-play or party friendly), but are worth a look and are fun while they lasts.

    - Arkanoid DS
    - Geometry Wars
    - Space Invaders Extreme
    - Zelda Phantom Hourglass (minigame)
    - Donkey Kong Jungle Climber (minigames)
    - Super Monkey Ball DS (minigames)
    - Yu-Gi-Oh Series (Very fun, but it relies on each player having a savegame for its fun)
    - Pokemon (same case)
    - Children of Mana (Fun, but only the story of the party leader will advance. The other players must complete the main dungeons on their own save later, but that is fast because level and equips will be much higher. Get at least the 4 kinds of weapons, after dungeon 3, and you can enjoy multiplayer a lot more, but its still fun before that as well.)
  6. ojsinnerz.

    ojsinnerz. Damned

    Oct 27, 2007
    The second bleach game is coming out. Apparently, the first one was ACTUALLY good, so I think it'll be the second one as well. It also has online play.
  7. Kaos

    Kaos Good show!

    Nov 25, 2007
    Melbourne, Australia
    Bleach: The Blade of Fate and Mario Party DS are easily some of the best multiplayer games on the DS.
  8. Dylan

    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

    Mar 7, 2008
    Sydney, Australia
    We should organise wifi tournaments for games. Would definently participate. Time zone difference problems though i guess.
  9. Giangsta

    Giangsta GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 17, 2007
    anyone know many games that support up to 8 players? I'm only aware of Mario Kart, Club house games, tetris and bomberman. I think there are more im just not sure
  10. tech673

    tech673 Member

    Oct 7, 2007
    United States
  11. Korey

    Korey Newbie

    Feb 10, 2008
    United States
    Perfect. Thank you!
  12. Hickeyl

    Hickeyl GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 26, 2007

  13. Pigwooly

    Pigwooly GBAtemp Fan

    May 1, 2007
    United States
    We've had wifi tournaments in the past and I'm sure we will again. They're a lot of fun.
  14. Shebang

    Shebang GBAtemp Fan

    Mar 17, 2007
    tnx. exactly what i was looking for. got sick of playing only mario cart

  15. Private|Par

    Private|Par GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 17, 2008
    I agree. I thought that JUS would be hard to understand, annoying to try and figure out, and when I read some of the translations they just made me more confused. Then I downloaded the game.... And it is possibly the best game on the DS. If you have any brains what-soever, the game is easy to figure out the basic concepts. Even if you have difficulty understanding it, grab a translation off the net and get this game. Now.
  16. tornadotcom

    tornadotcom Newbie

    Nov 20, 2007
    Malaysia to setup local multiplayer for Mario Party DS? mine keep no signal...I playing this Mario Kart DS with my friends....and also mahjong game:) so how to setup this Mario Party DS?
  17. Dylan

    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

    Mar 7, 2008
    Sydney, Australia
    edit: im an artard
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