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Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (DS)

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (DS)
alaScore 86

3 reviews

Jun, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (DS). The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo DS Games for all reviews. People really like the story. The gameplay is also mentioned favorably.

gameplay, story

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Kirk Hiner (

Review: Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective for DS


Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is just begging to be a prime time TV show. The main character has just been shot and killed. He doesn't know why or by whom, but he's obtained the ability to travel back in time four minutes to alter the fates of others....

Unique gameplay and puzzles, smooth animation, some amusing moments

Too much trial and error, hints are unwanted and too obvious

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Neilie Johnson (

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective Review


Dead people don't get a lot done. They don't talk or argue or travel or work—unless they happen to be dead people in Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective. This new logic puzzle/adventure game by Shu Takumi, creator of the Ace Attorney series, tells the story...

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is the epitome of what a good spinoff title should be. While fictionally unrelated to the Ace Attorney games, it borrows heavily from the best aspects of that series while adding enough new game mechanics to make for a...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Carolyn Petit (

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective Review


Ghost Trick’s unusual premise, unique gameplay, satisfying puzzles, and wonderful characters make it an adventure game you don’t want to miss.

Intriguing premise and unique gameplay mechanic ; Compelling mystery that comes to a rewarding conclusion ; A ton of memorable characters and great dialogue ; Engaging, often suspenseful puzzles ; Terrific visual style and impressive animation

Gameplay doesn't evolve at all until late in the game

There are two general kinds of situations you find yourself in. Sometimes, you are in the present and need to manipulate objects to move to a specific location, help a character sneak past prowling guards, or accomplish some other objective. You also...

Jan, 2011