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Score Breakdown Based on 551 ratings
  1. 10 (250)
  2. 9 (209)
  3. 8 (52)
  4. 7 (21)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
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  • User Rating 10

    My impressions after beating 999. It isn't much of a game as it is an amazing experience that will grip you till the end

    Rated on December 27, 2012 by LOSTLEAD8R

    If there was anything that blurred video games, and how they fit into any kind of media, 999 would be the best example. I have to say playing through this "game" really made me confused for what makes...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors - One of the best stories you'll ever see on the DS!

    Rated on January 05, 2013 by NettoSaito

    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 ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    A thrilling visual novel that tells a story that could only be told as a video game.

    Rated on January 24, 2013 by logicalfrank

    999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors is a story first and foremost. It is a story presented as a video game but it is the suspenseful plot and the desire to learn more that will pull most players...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Great Portable Game

    Rated on February 12, 2013 by pokecharm

    I picked up 999 on a whim more than a year ago, planning on taking it with me on vacation, but since I haven't really taken any vacations in a while, that didn't pan out. The game of 999 is based on ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors is a visual novel that will captivate you to the True Ending.

    Rated on March 05, 2013 by turtlethetaffer

    Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (referred to as 999 from here on out) is a visual novel game. This means that the bulk of it is reading, which may turn a lot of people off… However, the game is ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Puzzle/mystery game that truly defines what a "mature game" is.

    Rated on March 26, 2013 by abHS4L88

    Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors is an exceptional game, while it might not appeal to everyone due to it's graphic novel type nature, it's most certainly a thrilling game that'll have you running ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    There is no way I could ever do this game justice....

    Rated on November 24, 2010 by Phaukz

    First, congratulations! You found out this game exists! I only stumbled upon it the day before it was released and a stupid reason at that ( looking at M rated DS games... ) Though, I regret to inform...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    999 is a thought-provoking unique narrative combining gaming as an art, puzzle, and storybook.

    Rated on November 28, 2010 by Neo_Sarevok

    999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors is a Nintendo DS mature-rated visual-novel from the makers of Aksys Games. It was originally released in Japan under the name "Kyoukugen Dasshutsu 9 Jikan 9 n...

    9 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Tense, Immersive, Enthralling gaming, gorgeous animation, wild story, life-like characters, adult material

    Rated on December 07, 2010 by Colbster901

    (As of this writing, 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors is #6 on Metacritic.com's list of the greatest DS games of ALL TIME) 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors is one of the greatest games I've ever pl...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    999 features a sublime, yet emotional and terror-driven storyline that make it a terrific and compelling visual novel.

    Rated on December 07, 2010 by d_generation69

    This game, upon its US release, slipped a bit under the radar, but it was worthy of a playthrough nonetheless. Once I decided to tentatively try it out, I must say it not only surprised me positively,...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.