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Lying atop a gurney, you are pushed down a hospital hallway as horrific scenes play out around you. Later you wake up in a hospital room alone. Walking down the bloodstained hallway, you find that zombies have taken over.

Dementium: The Ward is a horror-themed first person shooter for the DS. Following the survival horror mold, you collect guns and ammunition moving from floor to floor in a desperate attempt to escape.


Dementium: The Ward Nintendo DS Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Dementium: L'Asile" -- French title
  • "Dementium: Heisa Byōtō" -- Japanese title
  • "Dementium" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

Gamer 2.0 Nov 05, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN Oct 31, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Official Nintendo Magazine Apr 16, 2009 79 out of 100 79
GameSpot Nov 06, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75 Jul 03, 2009 14 out of 20 70
UOL Jogos Dec 28, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Couch Dec 13, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Thunderbolt Games Nov 10, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2007 5.75 out of 10 58
Diehard GameFan Nov 05, 2007 5 out of 10 50


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Version differences

The US release of Dementium: The Ward gained a lot of criticism for its save system. The game could only be saved at the start of each level, meaning if the player's character died, it could result in a loss of up to an hour's progress. This was addressed for the Japanese and UK releases, when save points were added to each level. Changes were also made so that enemies did not respawn whenever the player entered a previously visited room.


If you play backwards the eerie whisper heard at the beginning of the game, when the gurney is strolled through the asylum, you'll hear that the voice repeats "I am whispering now". Quite... appropriate.

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Terrence Bosky (5463) added Dementium: The Ward (Nintendo DS) on Mar 11, 2008