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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo DS at some point.

If you owned a Nintendo DS at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few adventure games in your collection. There's something about exploring new places, finding treasure and fighting enemies that makes adventure games so addicting. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best Nintendo DS adventure games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling adventure games that were released for Nintendo DS. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games featured on this poll include everything from Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective to Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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88 24
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney -... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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87 24
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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73 26
Ace Attorney Investigations: M... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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77 29
999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons,... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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78 30
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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59 18
Professor Layton and the Unwou... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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77 30
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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76 30
Pokémon Platinum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
10
52 15
Professor Layton and the Diabo... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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53 16
Professor Layton and the Curio... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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46 12
Professor Layton and the Last ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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53 19
Hotel Dusk: Room 215 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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46 19
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explo... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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33 16
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explo... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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31 15
Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harv... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
17
32 18
Kirby: Squeak Squad is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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18 8
Touch Detective is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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23 13
Time Hollow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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24 16
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Rev... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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24 16
Another Code: Two Memories is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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10 4
Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
23
16 10
Lunar Knights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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10 5
Secret Files: Tunguska is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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10 5
Atelier Annie: Alchemists of S... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games