GameFAQs Detailed Reviews

Phantom Hourglass is easily the best game on the DS, and one of the best Zelda games to date.AmazoLK10/10
The DS spoils yet another classic.ElDudorino5/10
The First Truly Awful (Official) Zelda GameRDFakan5/10
Simply Put, There is Just No Reason to Play This Game.TwilitLeviathan2/10
Everything wrong with the Zelda series and Nintendo, all rolled into one package.UltimaterializerX1/10
Easy and lacking the heartfelt effort that its brothers got, but a good starting point for newcomers940676/10
The legend returns – smaller, but better than ever!Arkrex9/10
(Insert yet another remark about the game's difficulty)Axl8/10
Hell is RepetitionBloodGod657/10
The Best Zelda Game Since Majora's Maskbluej339/10
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass is filled to the brim with AWESOMENESS!!Boomerang7810/10
For a first try at Zelda, I'm impressed.Chiiix39/10
Times have changed...clarkisdark7/10
Don't let the hourglass run out, you NEED to play this game! (9.5)comebackking19/10
A Phantom that Should Definitely Appear in your DS CollectionCooper7368/10
Corran450's Review Series Vol. 9: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglasscorran4509/10
What do you mean it's not a GameCube game? Look at it, man!Crazee Boy8/10
A must have for your DS collection. Another knockout by Nintendo.Cyptosporidium9/10
The Legend of Zelda moves to the DS. Did it live up to the rest of the series?DarkBlumiere8/10
One of the most epic RPGs on the DSDash_Jr10/10
Link returns, with an all new fun adventure waiting to be fufilled!deoxys15410/10
While not the best Zelda game, it's still very goodDonald Love 878/10
Makes me wish I had an hourglass to slow down my time with it!Dyajin9/10
Link's first adventure for the DS proves to be excellent.Frodo825249/10
A disappointing game.Gilgamesh13174/10
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Does Great Justice to the SeriesGrotesque_death9/10
What is Zelda? It's the reason the DS was made, that's what it is.horror_spooky9/10
You Never Really Know Until You Tryian20936/10
Fun but flawed; Phantom Hourglass is a gem surrounded by coalIshanji6/10
A disappointing sequel that focused on controls and very little elseKCF01074/10
Yay, Wind Waker With Crappy DS Controls. Sign Me UpLordShibas3/10
Unfortunately, this game is too easy.Mykas09/10
An excellent sequel to a great gameSeiferMaster9/10
The Wind Waker RevisitedSuperPhillip9/10
The Legend of Zelda does it againTank_Scott9/10
Wind Waker on the goTrixter8008/10
An amazing game that was rich, but too short.Wishdamume9/10
Not quite as epic as one would hope, but a fun couple of hours nonetheless.Zantriel7/10

GameFAQs Full Reviews

Does it rank up to the best Zeldas, or is it a gimmick? Read on.egervari38/10
Boring and gimmicky.Phediuk4/10
The ugly duckling from the Zelda series, but a great way to show off the DS's capabilities at least!AceUltraGamer7/10
Total Stylus Control Brings Down What Is Otherwise Another Solid (If Easy) Zelda GameBaramos2227/10
If you're a fan of Zelda games, you'll fully enjoy this one too.Big Bob8/10
The ultimate Zelda game for those on the go.Bkstunt_319/10
An all new Zelda with an edge!Edge5788/10
Nintendo’s Anti-Hype Campaign Buries DS’ Finest Title EverGeekyDad10/10
The Only Word To Describe Zelda Phantom Hourglass: Perfectgigasguy10/10
The best DS game by far but lacks compared to other zelda titlesgugubee9/10
Unforgivable flaws ruin an otherwise decent game.Guzzie5/10
Link returns in arguably his most epic handheld adventure yet.Habefiet9/10
Very linear, yet very enjoyable.Hylian_Woodfall7/10
Fun, but irritatingly lacking, and obviously NOT the best DS game.IIRomanTwoII5/10
A Whole New Take For Meimagine6067/10
The highly anticipated sequel to LoZ:WW is finally here!InfernoCrossing9/10
Finally a Zelda game for the DS. Did it live up to expectations?jokerz_139/10
NES Zelda remixed into a new gameLegender938/10
The doldrums that remain from the great waves beforeLinkzcap8/10
Portable Zelda gaming is dying, or should start.Menji6/10
One of the best in the seriesNaked Snake9/10
Best fifteen hours of my life...NinjaZidt9/10
Nintendo brings Zelda to the DS.orestes19818/10
A normal Zelda however you look at it - With superb stylus controls.PokemonAddict2310/10
A decent game, but nothing to write home about.RageBot6/10
Possible one of the best game on the DS so farsilverstars3209/10
Touch & go with Link in the latest Zelda Gamethegamemaster88/10
The controls are absolutely superb and really make the game great - alongside a good overworld and very nice graphics of courseTheMadcapLaughs10/10
This is what Wind Waker should have been.the_Bored239/10
Great fun, but not a classic Zelda.the_superiorx28/10
Zelda's first foray on to the DS succeedsvallunge7/10
An Enjoyable, Yet Flawed Zelda TitleXZero3198/10
A breakthrough in the way Zelda is played...but at what cost?_Spin_Cycle_7/10

GameFAQs Quick Reviews

It's easy, but still fun...1guynamedchris9/10
I'll take Temple of the Ocean King for a thousand, Alex!abbyhitter10/10
This game is... EPIC!AtomicGoomba10/10
One of the Greatest DS games EVERY DS owner should have!BenhTheMan10/10
A Classicblackdeath10098/10
Yo - Ho - Ho and a Bottle of Milk?BlueBoy6759/10
The Sand Slips Too Fastchemicalinxs8/10
A legend slightly out of the timeline...Coleby7/10
The Best Zelda Handheld for DS!!Darkdoomsday10/10
Zelda makes landfall onto the DS with an astounding boomDoomion339/10
This wasn't as great as The Twilight Princess, but it still was outstanding.Fierce___________Link9/10
You owe it to yourself to buy this game.FiftyTen10/10
A long time coming.FlaminFro9/10
Phantom Hourglass, a total control master piecefuchigole10/10
Possibly the best Zelda yet!gamerelite110/10
the best DS game everGavni8/10
Overhyped. Worst Zelda game I have ever played.HalfDragonBronz5/10
A fun, easy gamehanmo8/10
A new way to start gaming!Heiedono9/10
I was hooked for days.....Ichigo_kurasaki8/10
The Legend of...Zelda?KB488/10
Looking for change? Here it is.killer_chaos8/10
The Legend of Zelda continues with another fantastic game!KumquatMuffin9/10
The score says it all --- fun to play, but some minor, but no major flaws.Lethargied8/10
About time the DS got a true masterpiece.nehanBosatsu9/10
Yet another fantastic zelda gameNickDreadskull8/10
Really not disappointing in any wayNinjujitsu8/10
Wind Waker-style, but still uniqueNorn_Guy8/10
Rats are annoying.PokeLoveGuy910/10
A great game, With a few downsides.Poliwrath8/10
A Zelda game that upholds the tradition; a fantastic game!PrincessZelda849/10
I'd give it a B plus or A minusPT_Piranha9/10
An engaging experience that can be described as simply DS.RPGamer159/10
Link embarks in another spalshy adventure!Runcola_Uzumaki9/10
Legend of Zelda: The Phantom HourglassScorch30008/10
Best Game Ever!!!!!!!!!!!!ShippudenNaruto10/10
The greatest rpg has gone portable!!!!Steverino29/10
Do I have to say it?swimmering10/10
Something of a Weak link in the series.turtlethetaffer7/10
A very great zelda gameXanaDragon9/10

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