It was named Best Puzzle Game in Game Informer's Best of 2009 Awards.
It received three awards in 1UP's 2009 Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards:
- Best DS Game (Editors' Choice)
- Best Puzzle Game (Editors' Choice)
- Best Graphic Adventure (Readers' Choice)
It received two awards in IGN's Best of 2009 Game of the Year Editors' Awards:
- Overall Best Puzzle Game
- Best DS Puzzle Game
It was named best Puzzle/Brain Game in Cheat Code Central's 2009 Cody Awards.
It received the award for Best Puzzle/Parlor Game in GameTrailers' Game of the Year Awards.
It received the award for Best Puzzle Game of the Year in Yahoo's 2009 Game Awards.