Professor Layton Review
Posted: A year ago, last updated 7 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
The following adventures are available:
- Professor Layton and the Curious Village (2008) on Nintendo DS.
- Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box/Pandora's Box (2009) on Nintendo DS.
- Professor Layton and the Unwound Future/Lost Future (2010) on Nintendo DS.
- Professor Layton and the Last Specter/Spectre's Call (2011) on Nintendo DS. It includes an RPG called Professor Layton's London Life.
- Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (2012) on Nintendo 3DS. The game features daily puzzles
- Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy (2013) on Nintendo 3DS.
- Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy (2017)on Nintendo 3DS
- Layton Brothers: Mystery Room (2013) on iOS, Android.
- Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (2012) on Nintendo 3DS a crossover between the Professor Layton and Ace Attorney series.
Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+
Release Date: 07/11/2008
Platforms: Android, Nintendo 2DS|3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch and iOS
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+.
Layton's Mystery Journey received a PEGI 7 because it features contains violence against humans that is not shown but is implied. The game contains comprehensive anime cutscenes. Some feature scenes containing implied violence towards human-like characters.
Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this. Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games... read more about system accessibility settings.
The following games are like Professor Layton. They address a similar topic or offer a similar way to play. They are good options to play next and also good alternatives to Professor Layton for younger age ratings.
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