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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo DS at some point.

If you owned a Nintendo DS at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few puzzle games in your collection. Using your brain to solve challenge after challenge, whether it involves numbers, crosswords, and dungeons, is actually one of the most rewarding experiences in gaming. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best Nintendo DS puzzle games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling puzzle games that were released for Nintendo DS. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Professor Layton and the Unwound Future and Scribblenauts are included on this poll, along with many more. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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53 12
Professor Layton and the Unwou... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
2
41 10
Professor Layton and the Diabo... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
3
43 12
Professor Layton and the Curio... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
4
34 9
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
5
38 17
Scribblenauts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
6
16 4
Tetris DS is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
2006
7
25 13
Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
8
22 11
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
9
14 4
Picross 3D is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
2009
10
17 7
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
11
18 8
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
12
16 7
Big Brain Academy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
13
12 4
Kirby Mass Attack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
14
13 7
Peggle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
2007
15
9 4
WarioWare: Touched! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
16
13 8
Planet Puzzle League is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
17
10 6
Bejeweled Twist is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
18
9 5
Picross DS is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
2007
19
6 2
Mystery Case Files: MillionHei... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
20
6 2
Feel the Magic: XY/XX is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
21
5 1
Soul Bubbles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
22
9 6
Puyo Pop Fever is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
23
8 5
Kingdom Hearts coded is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
24
7 4
Polarium is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games
2004
25
7 4
Prism: Light the Way is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Puzzle Games