Reviews and Problems with 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors
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Absolute Gem in Storytelling
3 weeks ago
Summary: If you are interested in Virtue's Last Reward you MUST absolutely play 999 first. Not only my favorite ds game but definitely in my top 5 video-game series list. The zero escape series are an absolute gem in storytelling, several sleepless nights during and after playing the game, it's really that good.
Summary: Sometimes I ask myself on what makes a good game. Does it need to be based on gameplay, in which control is in the players' hand and they have full control over their surroundings? Or can it be based on story, in which control is taken away from the player, but they experience a fantastic story and sympathetic characters? Or maybe a mixture of both? 999 is a puzzle game in which it fits into the latter half to a T.
Summary: I bought this game for my Nintendo 3DS (which also plays DS games) and it was really worth it. This game has a related game for 3DS, Zero's Escape: Last Virtue Reward, which I intend to buy. It's like you are playing a "Saw" movie. You are trapped inside a sinking ship and have 9 hours to escape.
One of the greatest stories I've ever experienced.
18 July 2013
Summary: Out of all of the books, movies, games, ect. that I've experienced stories through, this is definitely one of the greatest. The storyline uses the video game and Nintendo DS mediums brilliantly to tell a story in a way that would be impossible on any other format. The gameplay itself was challenging enough to be interesting, while still being easy enough as to not be a burden.
A riveting story that leaves you craving the true ending.
11 July 2013
Summary: A riveting story that leaves you craving the true ending, 999 is a masterpiece. After getting the first ending, you wont be able to put down the game. The OST sets the mood and the narative manages to put you in junpei's place, in the middle of the ocean, plunging into the deep.
Summary: This is a near flawless game, and definitely the best DS game I have experienced in my years with the console. It'll keep you on your toes guessing for the entire game. If you like games with an outstanding plot, then this is definitely for you.
Summary: Played this game after Virtue's Last Reward, so was unfortunately already spoiled for a big part of the story. Nevertheless it was a fantastic game. Puzzles are great, story is original and sucks you right in. Only thing I missed was a feature its sequel does have which is the ability to keep track of different storylines you've already progressed through.
NGR Review: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors - One of the best stories you'll ever see on the DS!
20 May 2013
Summary: In the sea of Nintendo DS games, it is very rare for you to come across one of them hidden gems. A lot of the lesser known DS games are normally known has shovel ware, and a lot of the time they just aren't worth it. Back when 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors came out not many people really knew what it was. Here was this game called "999" with a box art style that looked like Marvel vs Capcom 2's artwork, and it had anime characters on the front. Just, what is this game?