Favourite DS Adventure Game?

#1 Posted by BeachThunder (11689 posts) -


#2 Posted by BeachThunder (11689 posts) -

Well, the DS is pretty much at the end of its life. It's unlikely that there's going to be (m)any more big adventure games released for it; so, I suppose now's a good time to ask what people's favourite DS adventures are.

Personally, I would pick Ghost Trick, with 999 and Layton 1 as runners up.

#3 Posted by Video_Game_King (35989 posts) -

Diabolical Box, because it's the only one I've played.

#4 Posted by MajorMitch (500 posts) -

So many good DS adventure games... I think Professor Layton and the Curious Village is my fav, followed closely by Phoenix Wright and 999.

#5 Edited by Jay_Ray (1070 posts) -

I had a good time with a lot of those games but chose Trails and Tribulations.

#6 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19307 posts) -

I'm surprised at the amount of these I've played.

Um, I'll go with Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 1 because even though I love all of the games in the series, I had never played something like the first one before. Plus, Prosecutor Von Karma was probably the best "final boss" in the series to date.

Hard to not vote for Ghost Trick, though.

#7 Posted by BryanEgbert (8 posts) -

I absolutely love the three Ace Attorney games, but Ghost Trick is probably the most engaging from a gameplay standpoint.

#8 Posted by Deusx (1903 posts) -

No 999. What kind of list is this?

#9 Posted by BeachThunder (11689 posts) -

@Deusx said:

No 999. What kind of list is this?

It's listed as Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors.

#10 Posted by BBAlpert (1369 posts) -

I'd say one of the Phoenix Wright games, but I wouldn't be able to be any more specific than that. They all kind of mesh together in my mind as a catch-all "Phoenix Wright memory."

999 is real damned good, too.

#11 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5806 posts) -

999 is one of my favorite games ever. Ghost Trick comes close though.

#12 Posted by Deusx (1903 posts) -

@BeachThunder said:

@Deusx said:

No 999. What kind of list is this?

It's listed as Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors.

You are right, I am an idiot.

#13 Posted by c0l0nelp0c0rn1 (1803 posts) -

Hotel Dusk is pretty ace. Ghost Trick is more of a puzzle game with a great story. I really enjoyed both of those.

#14 Edited by ashogo (943 posts) -

Hotel Dusk. The game's art style and writing are both top-notch.

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#15 Edited by NyxFe (248 posts) -

999 by far, with Ace Attorneys coming in as runners up.

Edit: also ghost trick is amazing.

#16 Posted by Hailinel (23874 posts) -

I'm maybe one of five people total that played Time Hollow, but I enjoyed it a lot. That being said, Hotel Dusk is my favorite DS adventure game.

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#17 Posted by JackSukeru (5903 posts) -

I guess I'll go with Ghost Trick. I love the Phoenix Wright games, but they tend to wear me out with all the reading and putting things together.

#18 Edited by ThePaleKing (613 posts) -

Hotel Dusk. Not just one of my favorite DS games but one of my favorite adventure games across the board.

#19 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2450 posts) -

I really like 999 but Trials and Tribulations was so good that I have to pick it.

#20 Posted by AndrewB (7489 posts) -

999 is designed by Kotaro Uchikoshi, co-writer who worked on Ever17. I guess that's meaningless to most people on Giant Bomb, but it was the sole reason I picked it up, and it turned out to be fantastic. It's hard to make a call on "best" when I've never touched most of the other games on this list, but that would easily be my winner.

#21 Posted by mylifeforAiur (3482 posts) -

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars (?).

#22 Posted by JoeyRavn (4948 posts) -

I love me some Layton, some Phoenix Wright (especially Trials & Tribulations... hated Apollo Justice, though)... but, man, 999 is amazing. I'm so fucking disappointed that the sequel is not coming to Europe, and can't import it from the US because the 3DS is region locked. Bummer.

#23 Posted by AndrewB (7489 posts) -

@JoeyRavn said:

I love me some Layton, some Phoenix Wright (especially Trials & Tribulations... hated Apollo Justice, though)... but, man, 999 is amazing. I'm so fucking disappointed that the sequel is not coming to Europe, and can't import it from the US because the 3DS is region locked. Bummer.

Rising Star Games is publishing it in Europe, but I don't think a release date has been given. Since it's being based off of Atlus' English translation, I'd say some time after that.

#24 Posted by Hailinel (23874 posts) -

@AndrewB said:

@JoeyRavn said:

I love me some Layton, some Phoenix Wright (especially Trials & Tribulations... hated Apollo Justice, though)... but, man, 999 is amazing. I'm so fucking disappointed that the sequel is not coming to Europe, and can't import it from the US because the 3DS is region locked. Bummer.

Rising Star Games is publishing it in Europe, but I don't think a release date has been given. Since it's being based off of Atlus' English translation, I'd say some time after that.

Atlus isn't doing the localization of Virtue's Last Reward. That's being released by Aksys.

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#25 Posted by AndrewB (7489 posts) -

@Hailinel: You're right. I just had Atlus on the brain when I wrote that.

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