The 14 Best 'Pokemon' DS Games, Ranked

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From its first release in 1996 to its latest release in 2022, Pokémon has become the third biggest video game franchise of all time, behind only Mario and Tetris with an estimated 480 million in sales as of earlier this year. It’s done that with dozens of games across multiple generations of consoles. We’re shifting the focus a little to the Nintendo DS era of games, whether they’re main series entries or spin-offs. Below is a list of all of the 14 best Pokemon games on the Nintendo DS, ranked. Let us know what you think!

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Best 'Pokemon' DS Games

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14. 'Pokémon Dash'

Buy Now, $35.89

13. 'Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness'

Buy Now, Price Varies

12. 'Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team'

Buy Now, $44.44

11. Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

Buy Now, Price Varies

10. 'Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs'

Buy Now, $71.98

9. 'Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky'

Buy Now, $220.98

8. 'Pokémon Ranger'

Buy Now, $61

7. 'Pokémon Trozei!'

Buy Now, $39.35

6. 'Pokémon Conquest'

Buy Now, $109.99

5. 'Pokémon Black and White'

Buy Now, $159.99

4. 'Pokémon Diamond and Pearl'

Buy Now, $74.95

3. 'Pokémon Platinum'

Buy Now, $149.99

2. 'Pokémon Black 2 and White 2'

Buy Now, $179.99

1. 'Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver'

Buy Now, Price Varies
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