Total Nerd The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games  

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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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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney -... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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63 15
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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57 16
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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51 13
Ace Attorney Investigations: M... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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57 18
Pokémon Platinum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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55 18
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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57 20
999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons,... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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37 13
Hotel Dusk: Room 215 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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34 14
Professor Layton and the Unwou... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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27 9
Professor Layton and the Last ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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29 11
Professor Layton and the Diabo... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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29 11
Professor Layton and the Curio... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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31 13
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explo... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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24 12
Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harv... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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23 12
Kirby: Squeak Squad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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19 10
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explo... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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15 8
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Rev... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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15 9
Lego Star Wars: The Complete S... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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16 10
Inazuma Eleven is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Touch Detective is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Another Code: Two Memories is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Time Hollow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Lego Batman: The Videogame is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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12 8
Lunar Knights is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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7th Dragon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
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The Legend of Spyro: The Etern... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Secret Files: Tunguska is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Crash: Mind over Mutant is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy R... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Lego Indiana Jones: The Origin... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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The Legend of Spyro: A New Beg... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Ultimate Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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5 4
Magician's Quest: Mysterious T... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Scooby-Doo! Unmasked is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicl... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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LEGO Star Wars II: The Origina... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Atelier Annie: Alchemists of S... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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3 3
WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
2008

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Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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5 6
Lost in Blue 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Xiaolin Showdown is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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The Simpsons Game is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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4 6
Wizards of Waverly Place is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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Over the Hedge: Hammy Goes Nut... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games

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4 6
Anno 1701 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Adventure Games
2006