The 31 best DS games

If you'd rather take your gaming on the go, we've got a handy guide for dual-screen greatness: The 31 best DS games!

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#16: Contra 4

Why It's Great:Contra 3 came out in 1992. The following 15 years were filled with titles that couldn't quite live up to true sequel status, be it awful 3-D titles or slightly underachieving attempts to recall the older series with 2.5-D gameplay. Finally, Konami realized that gamers simply wanted more of the same sprite-based 2-D action onslaught they'd experienced on the NES and SNES. Contra 4 gave it to them with twice the battleground, filling both screens with enemies presenting double the difficulty.

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