simian's Ghost Trick (Nintendo DS) review

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Cartoony Noir

+ Inventive and highly original interface. 
+ Amazing story with more interwoven plots than a Nolan film. Most of the characters are extremely detailed even some of the throw aways. You will become invested.
+ Slick animation and clean cartoon effect. 
+ Clever puzzles that are the right combination of experimentation and logic. 
 
- Limited replay value; Puzzles only have a single solution so replaying the story doesn't offer much apart from experiencing the magic a second time. 
- Some of the puzzles can be a little frustrating or not obvious. One ESPECIALLY. 
- Some of the timing based situations are a little unforgiving. 
 
= The only flaw is that you can only truly enjoy it once.

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