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Rooms: The Main Building (DS)

Rooms: The Main Building (DS)
alaScore 81

25 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Rooms: The Main Building (DS). The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo DS Games for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Rooms: The Main Building (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Aaron Sirois (

Review: Rooms: The Main Building (Nintendo DS)


So, did it make the cut, or did it only have a nice concept?

Rooms: The Main Building is an enjoyable puzzle game for the Nintendo DS. Above all else, it is fun to play and features plenty of content on top of a great creation tool. Puzzle veterans might find it a bit too easy, and the lack of Wi-Fi is a bit...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Sophia Tong (

Rooms: The Main Building First Impressions


We were easily sucked into the world of Rooms, an intriguing sliding puzzle game with a twist.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Jeffry Houser (

Rooms: The Main Building


Remember the tile slider puzzle you had as a kid? The tiles were in a 4x4 board and each tile had a number, from 1 to 15. There was one missing tile in the bunch and that allowed you to slide the other numbers around while you attempted to put them in...

Expert review by: Simon Parkin (

Rooms: The Main Building - ds


Sliding doors.

The slide puzzle: crutch of every tired, lazy or creatively bankrupt game designer. Used to bulk out countless adventure games, these pictorial conundrums - in which you slide tiles one by one around a bordered play area while attempting to arrange...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: David Lynch (

Rooms: The Main Building- NDS


Though Rooms is a little rough around the edges, its puzzle premise is solid- it's just been done so much better before, making it hard to recommend over something like Professor Layton. It's not as if the DS isn't inundated with these sorts of games -...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Jamin Smith (

Rooms: The Main Building- NDS


Its flaws will likely put off all but the hardiest of puzzle fans, but ultimately this is the exact audience the game was designed for. Rooms: The Main Building is certainly an interesting addition to the genre, and while the DS already plays host to a...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Simon Bramble (

Rooms: The Main Building- NDS


If Natsume could go back in time, they'd probably want to tidy up the muddy visuals which make it hard to see important details and ditch those daft story segments. Plenty to get your head around though. Add in the clock quietly ticking urging you on...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Simon Parkin (

Rooms: The Main Building- NDS


There's just not enough here to sustain a whole game, a problem exacerbated by the ruinous presentation, lacklustre graphical assets and fractured storyline layered on top.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Dustin Chadwell (

Rooms: The Main Building- NDS


Overall, the gameplay of Rooms: The Main Building trumps the presentation issues. It's fun, and it's easy to pick up and let go at a whim, making it a great portable title.

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Chris Watters (

Rooms: The Main Building- NDS


Rooms: The Main Building requires a lot of cleverness and mental flexibility, and the satisfaction you gain from unraveling its puzzles is substantial. With plenty of good puzzles for only $29.99, Rooms is worth a visit for anyone seeking a cerebral...

Apr, 2010