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Miami Law

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Overall 4
4.0

Miami Law

Defunct Games
22 September 2009
  • Summary: Miami Law could have been an edge-of-your-seat adventure game, a mash-up of 24 and Hotel Dusk. Unfortunately it takes too long getting to the point and is rarely fun along the way. Worst of all, once you finally solve the cases you're left having to justify enormous plot holes and lame twists. Even the game's most exciting elements are an utter snooze. Miami Law may appeal to fans of schlocky cop dramas, but I didn't find much here worth investigating.
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Overall 4
4.2

Expert Review

GamingNexus
31 August 2009
  • Conclusion: Miami Law could have been an edge-of-your-seat adventure game, a mash-up of 24 and Hotel Dusk. Unfortunately it takes too long getting to the point and is rarely fun along the way. Worst of all, once you finally solve the cases you're left having to justify enormous plot holes and lame twists. Even the game's most exciting elements are an utter snooze. Miami Law may appeal to fans of schlocky cop dramas, but I didn't find much here worth investigating.
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Overall 7
6.8
Gameplay 7
7.0
Looks 9
8.5

Miami Law (DS) - Review

VGChartz
20 July 2009
  • Excerpt: As the kind folks over at Hudson have stated “Miami Law is an action-adventure game worthy of its own prime-time TV show.” Just imagine a pulse pounding handheld version of a cross between the 80’s mainstay Miami Vice and 2000’s mainstay 24. It’s got all the action TV staples you can imagine including a storyline with a shadowy terrorist conspiracy, furious shootouts in abandoned warehouses, challenging crime-scene detective work, and car chases; what more can you ask...
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Overall 7
6.6
Gameplay 5
5.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
7.5
Storyline 8
8.0
Control 7
6.5

Expert Review

RPGFan
16 July 2009
  • Excerpt: I hate no-win situations in point-and-click adventure games. Be they of the Game Over screen variety like those seen in Miami Law or the kinds of puzzles seen in the King's Quest games, I'm not a fan of there not being a solution to a title. Still, it makes much more sense in Miami Law: you control a team of a police detective and an FBI agent; the wrong decision can and will get you killed.
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Overall 7
6.7

NDS Review - 'Miami Law'

WorthPlaying
10 July 2009
  • Summary: Live the life of a law enforcement officer tasked with saving the world in Miami Law, known in Europe as Miami Crisis, featuring explosive action, as well as crime-scene investigation, which players will use interchangeably to help save the city of Miami.
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Miami Law Review

GameSpot
7 July 2009
  • Excerpt: He's a reckless Miami cop with nothing to lose on a deep undercover mission to avenge the partner he lost. She's a straight-shooting FBI agent who was brought in to keep him on the reservation. Together, they fight crime with their own unique brand of justice. Marvel as they save the world in five hours or less in an unprecedented display of law enforcement interdepartmental cooperation.
  • Pros: Off-the-wall, over-the-top story, You can choose how you want to investigate
  • Cons: Lasts only a few hours, Minigames are way too easy, You can lose but not know it right away
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Overall 7
6.8
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0
Control 7
6.6
Addiction 7
6.8

Miami Law Review

Cheat Code Central
6 July 2009
Overall 6
6.0

Miami Law

Gaming Evolution
6 July 2009
  • Conclusion: Miami Law seems like a great idea on paper, but simply wasn’t followed through all the way. The game has an interesting storyline and some nice action sequences, however due to a lackluster in-game menu construct and a lack of variety of mini-games, the title can feel unfulfilling and not worth an additional playthroughs once the game has been completed.
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Miami Law

playmagazine
22 June 2009
  • Excerpt: Using part of a review to talk about the state of other reviews probably breaks more than a couple rules in the journalism handbook, but (a) I've always liked to live a bit dangerously, and (b) I've never labelled myself a "journalist" anyhow. So, hey; if I'm totally stepping out of bounds here, then so be it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Miami Law

GamesRadar
18 June 2009
  • Pros: The first few hours, Inventive and action-packed minigames, Detective Martin Law's bravado
  • Cons: Lackluster story, Frustrating stylus controls, Sara Starling is boring compared to her partner
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