Top Nintendo DS Adventure Games of All Time

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Nintendo DS Adventure games of All Time, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

  • 24.

    Scooby-Doo! Who's Watching Who

    Who's Watching Who? is another disappointing video game entry for Scooby and the gang, but this fact is unlikely to affect sales to the kids that lap up anything with Scooby's face on it. If there's one thing Nintendo handhelds aren't short on it's licensed titles... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 23.

    Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings Review

    Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings

    Staff of Kings tries to do so many things that it fails to nail any of them. The combat is clumsy, the adventuring is dull, the shooting is uninspired and the presentation is severely lacking. The Wii takes a lot of criticism for being home to a plethora of sub-par... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 22.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the Videogame Review

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the Videogame

    Harry Potter could clearly be turned into a good video game but Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 isn't that game. I'm sure someone thought a Potter-themed Gears of War clone sounded great at... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 21.

    Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders Review

    Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

    Its flaws will only be forgiven by stringent Agatha Christie fans. Those looking for a game to kill the wait for the next Professor Layton, however, will be disappointed. The fiancé and I are massive Hercule Poirot fans. We've got all the David... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • AD #1
  • 20.

    Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team

    Pokémon Mystery Dungeon has a lot going on beneath the surface if you've the inclination to look for it. Or, indeed, if you really, really like Pokémon. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon is not, strictly speaking, a Pokémon game. It is a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 19.

    Myst Review

    Myst

    Myst's potential to amaze might be worth the gamble, but it is probably best left to players who enjoy the surreal, the off-key and the challenging. It is a testament to the rapid development of video game hardware that a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 18.

    Secret Files: Tunguska Review

    Secret Files: Tunguska

    If you can forgive its failings you'll unearth a good Da Vinci Code-style detective story that should keep you going for a weekend at the very least. Ahh the point and click adventure. Those were the days. When games were... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS,Nintendo DS

  • 17.

    LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues Review

    LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues

    While it's not quite up there with the best in the Lego series, The Adventure Continues is still a fun romp, especially if you plan to play with some younger family members. It's another Lego game! Wooo! That isn't the reaction I had when we received... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 16.

    Alice in Wonderland Review

    Alice in Wonderland

    There's nothing ground breaking about Alice's adventure in Wonderland on the DS, but it's hard not to be taken in by the charming game world and cast of likeable characters. The Tim Burton directed Alice in Wonderland movie has divided critics all... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • AD #2
  • 15.

    LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Review

    LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean

    Pirates isn't quite as whiz-bang as LEGO Star Wars III and feels quite formulaic at times, but there's no denying it has charm and widespread appeal. The latest LEGO video game, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, takes the now... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 14.

    Ghost Trick Review

    Ghost Trick

    Ghost Trick is well worth the price of admission, but sadly the game lets itself down with its overall simplicity and the disappointment of its crucial final act. This review was originally published for the DS version of Ghost Trick,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS,Nintendo DS

  • 13.

    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All

    If there's a budding attorney locked away inside you, make sure you witness Phoenix Wright before he disappears into obscurity and bargain bins. Capcom's hilarious point-n-tap courtroom drama is back, and fans of the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 12.

    Hotel Dusk: Room 215

    If you fancy the old-fashioned pleasures of a great point 'n' click, then snap this up now, and enjoy one of the sharpest, coolest worlds seen in gaming for a long time. Given the fact that the DS features twin screens and stylus interactivity,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 11.

    The Spiderwick Chronicles Review

    The Spiderwick Chronicles

    The Spiderwick Chronicles manages to pair decent gameplay with impressive production values. Kids who enjoyed the movie or the books should find plenty to enjoy in the game. You might have noticed that this review looks slightly different to other... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 10.

    Tomb Raider: Underworld Review

    Tomb Raider: Underworld

    If you're looking for a game heavy on exploration instead of gun-play and don't mind looking at a finely toned arse for 12 or more hours, Underworld comes highly recommended. Lara Croft is one of a dying breed of video game icons from the mid 90s. She... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 9.

    Enchanted Folk and the School of Wizardry Review

    Enchanted Folk and the School of Wizardry

    Fans of Animal Crossing may feel that this is a little too similar for its own good, but other young gamers should have plenty of fun with their magical studies. You might have noticed that this review looks slightly different to other... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 8.

    Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth Review

    Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

    While it might not be for newcomers, Ace Attorney Investigations will leave fans of the series squealing with delight. Roll on Ace Attorney 5. Forget Dante, Kratos, and Solid Snake. The demon prosecutor Miles Edgeworth... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 7.

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Review

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4

    Not only has Harry Potter and Hogwarts School been perfectly captured and recreated in Lego form, but four entire novels of adventure are contained within its walls. We had a bit of a discussion here in the office just a few days ago: what... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 6.

    Toy Story 3: The Video Game Review

    Toy Story 3: The Video Game

    Toy Story 3 is one of a rare breed of kids games that can genuinely be enjoyed by everyone, much like the movie it's based on. Kids games are generally about as well made as the cheap action figures I... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 5.

    Last Window: The Secret of Cape West Review

    Last Window: The Secret of Cape West

    It's sad indeed that we'll see no more of Cing or Kyle Hyde, but as valedictions go, Last Window is a corker. Last Window is something of a bittersweet release for me. On the one hand,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 4.

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Review

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

    Thanks to the strength of its stories, its fat pack of content and its irresistible charm, even those initially resistant to the prospect of another three terms at Hogwarts are likely to be won over. In the interests of saving everyone some time, I'd like you to answer the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 3.

    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    A fine example of the adventure game genre. Buying this game should be made law. Who would be a lawyer, eh? The Bard himself (that's Shakespeare, you... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 2.

    Professor Layton and the Curious Village Review

    Professor Layton and the Curious Village

    It's not an epic adventure, like Phantom Hourglass, or polished platformer, like New Super Mario Bros., but in many ways Professor Layton is better than both those games. "What's that game?" my better half asked, staring wide-eyed at the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS

  • 1.

    Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director's Cut Review

    Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director's Cut

    If you've finished Professor Layton and you're looking for something that combines decent puzzles with a ripping yarn, this is well worth a gander. "Paris in the fall. The last months of the year, and the end of the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo DS,Nintendo DS