Best Nintendo DSi Games

Finding the best games for kids on the Nintendo DSi means that you have two different sources: downloadable games called "DSiware" or boxed copies. The Nintendo DSi will play all older Nintendo DS games, so you have quite a large library of kids DS games to choose from. This list includes everything from puzzle and education games to fashion, simulation, and platforming games.

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Dora Puppy Game Poster Image
The perfect virtual pet game for preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: New Year's Celebration Game Poster Image
Virtual Chinese New Year with perfectly designed games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force: Herbert's Revenge Game Poster Image
Fantastic nonviolent spy game, ties in to Disney's website.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
(2010)
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Imagine Artist Game Poster Image
Excellent art sim lets players' creative sides flourish.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Game Poster Image
Funny, wildly imaginative romp with cartoony combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
(2009)
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System Flaw Game Poster Image
Creative use of the DSi camera in mild alien shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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Super Scribblenauts Game Poster Image
The ultimate puzzle game for imagination and creativity.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
(2010)
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The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Game Poster Image
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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Professor Layton and the Unwound Future Game Poster Image
More great brain-teasers, with a dark but exciting plot.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
(2010)
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Style Savvy Game Poster Image
In-depth fashion game is also a good business simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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