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Professor Layton And The Curious Village


0:0126/03/2008Posted by Emmet PurcellNo Comments

With his ubiquitous top hat and gentlemanly manner, Professor Layton is a video games character that fits the Sherlock Holmes archetype perfectly. Yet Layton is not only adept at solving crimes; for his first Western adventure it’s puzzles that instead need solving. Oh sure, there’s still a mysterious inheritance dispute to be solved, but the bulk of the gameplay consists of nearly every in-game villager handing our hero and his young sidekick Luke (the Slippy Toad of DS voice-acting) with a variety of random, taxing puzzles, from illusions to trick questions and ball-puzzle combinations. Indeed, this is a most curious village, and well worth a visit…

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