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The Legend of Zelda : Phantom Hourglass (DS)

The Legend of Zelda : Phantom Hourglass (DS)
alaScore 88

22 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the gameplay.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the The Legend of Zelda : Phantom Hourglass (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 22 reviews)

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The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

 

Note: As this game is a direct sequel to Wind Waker, it may contain story spoilers.

Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass was a fun game. On top of that, it was creative and used the DS in ways that really showed off the potential of the system. While it may not be the best game you'll play this year, it certainly will make you...

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The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

 

When the Nintendo DS first appeared on the market, many developers attempted to capitalize on the system's touch screen capabilities by creating games that for the most part felt gimmicky. Nintendo was as guilty of this as anyone. For every Nintendogs...

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The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hour Glass Review

 

The Legend of Zelda has been shrunk down to DS size for this, the true sequel to the memorable GameCube Zelda romp, The Wind Waker. Excellent visuals for Nintendo's little handheld coupled with unbelievable controls make this massive pint-sized...

Zelda, perfectly shrunk and delivered on DS; Excellent use of the touch-pad and stylus throughout; Stunning visuals and sound; Perfectly paced adventure

Could have been longer; Some dungeons not as challenging as they could have been; Your hand can obstruct your view from time to time

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The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

 

Simply legendary

Nintendo has fully embraced the unique aspects of the DS hardware with this game – everything is controlled using the stylus. The D-pad and buttons are relegated to providing handy menu shortcuts and nothing else. It's a drastic move, but one that's...

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The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

 

Following the shock and controversy surrounding the cel-shaded approach Nintendo took with Wind Waker on the GameCube, it was no surprise that the company reverted back to the more traditional style fans had been crying out for with Twilight Princess....

For those that found Twilight Princess to be a joy to behold, but grew weary as the adventure went on, Phantom Hourglass will be a blessing thanks to the fact it retains all that Zelda fans hold close to their hearts. Yet, at the same time, it...

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