Excerpt: In Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy, Layton receives word from his colleague Professor Sycamore that he's discovered an ancient mummy frozen in ice. What's more, the mummy isn't a dead body wrapped in bandages, but rather a young girl ... and she appears to be alive. But someone else is after the girl, and it's up to Professor Layton, along with long-time sidekicks Luke and Emmy, to discover what's so special about the girl, who else is after her, and what they want...
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Review: A fitting farewell
24 March 2014
Excerpt: It certainly is a tough pill to swallow, knowing that Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is quite possibly the last time we’ll experience an adventure with the top-hatted scholar. Nevertheless, Level 5 sends him off on a worthy adventure, fitting for his farewell. Although it’s technically the third game in the six-part series, Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is the final conclusion in the prequel story arc (think of the series releasing like Star Wars -- the...
Summary: With five previous games and one movie under his belt, Professor Layton's reputation precedes him. Since 2007's Professor Layton and the Curious Village , Level-5 has been giving players control of the eminent gentleman Layton and his spry apprentice Luke on an almost yearly basis, with 2012's Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask making the jump from the DS to the 3DS.
Conclusion: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy succeeds as a wonderful finale to the Layton series and the strongest title in the prequel trilogy. If you've enjoyed any of the previous games, this will certainly satisfy your puzzle solving needs. Though it's not necessary to play the previous titles in the trilogy, it's recommended as this game pulls together events from the previous two titles.
Conclusion: Anyone who's a fan of Layton will find another great adventure. If you haven't had a chance to travel with the great Professor, this can be a great jumping off point to really get a good idea of what this series is all about.
Excerpt: You need a certain mind set to play through a Professor Layton video game. Expect Level-5 to do something to try and trick you. Ask yourself what are they up to with this puzzle. Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy will make you think outside the box.