Ghost Trick is a Adventuring game available on the DS. It can be played in Singleplayer modes.
Ghost Trick is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.
Ghost Trick can be played in a Singleplayer mode. Single Player Campaign games focus on one player's experience. Rather than collaborate with other players either locally or online, players progress alone. The campaign style of gameplay offers a connected series of challenges to play through. These chapters work together to tell a story through which players progress. Single player games are able to focus on one experience of a scenario, so that it is usually a richer, more visceral game.
Ghost Trick creates a novel time travelling mechanic to Ace Attorney style mysteries. But here solving the puzzles will prevent, rather than solve, the crimes.
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is an adventure game from Shu Takumi (Ace Attorney). The game stars a dead amnesia prone detective Sissel. You help him solve crimes and piece together clues pertaining to his death and true identity.
Dead Again, and Again - a review in the form of a short story. Going about his daily tasks, one game reviewer finds that sitting down and playing a game can be a tricky - and sometimes fatal - task.
Who am I? And why was I killed?
As you may have read (previously), I do enjoy having an Ally on my Gaming Journey, and so far my daughter, @Ms12, has proven herself to be a most useful one. Unfortunately, @Ms12 has to go to school on a regular basis, which left me unassisted and fear-stricken this week, as I stared Ghost Trick - a game in which you solve your own murder - in the face. It was a New World for me, although it did come with Instructions.
Ghost Trick manages a spectacularly deft double act of quality animation with gripping puzzles. With a pixel-perfect attention to detail, its flaws only point to the high quality of the rest of the package.
Ghost Trick is, by some standards, a fairly typical puzzle game. The player is presented with a target point on each level to reach and through careful manipulation of the objects in the scene a conclusion to the puzzle is reached.
It happened to me again this morning. My boss asked me if I was feeling "glass half full" today. He didn't have to add "for a change", but it was heavily implied.
He regularly labels me as the world's worst pessimist, which seems to me to be a little unfair for a number of reasons, not least of which being that it's not true. And I ought to know, because I've looked into the void and seen what lies beyond. I've played Ghost Trick.
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective DS is a flamboyant mystery adventure. Although quite simple to traverse, its charismatic characters and unique concepts are engaging and memorable, raising microcosms of fate and responsibility.
The other day I walked up to a stranger and said a polite hello. Naturally, they immediately launched into an involved story about their family and business. With a conspiratorial look they pulled me aside to describe a deeply personal problem they couldn't talk to anyone else about, but maybe I could help them?
Forget what you know about Ace Attorney, Ghost Trick is fresh, logical and engrossing. The only comparison that does justice to its story, visuals and puzzles is Portal.
Ghost Trick is from Capcom's Shu Takumi, the mind behind the Ace Attorney Phoenix Wright courtroom mystery games. I've never really clicked with these types of adventures on the DS. They seemed too similar to the 16-bit old point and click adventures I used to play. What's more, just like those games Ace Attorney seemed to make leaps of logic that I could only ever figure out with trial and error. It was all a little too close to the "use pulley on chicken" scenario from Monkey Island.
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective DS is a fantasy murder mystery with great characters, a compelling plot and writing as sharp as its hero's pointy haircut.
Sissel was dead, to begin with.
Ghost Trick DS headlines ghostly powers but in fact is all about zany characters, solid plotlines and magnificent butterfly affects. I'm more than happy to play this while my mates harp on about Halo and Modern Warfare.
Ghost Trick is like the detective novels my dad reads, but here the detective is dead himself as well as the victim. Luckily, this means you can use your supernatural time travelling powers to bring the criminal to justice and foil the murder. And it's from the people who made Phoenix Wright so the mechanics work really well.
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