Reviews and Problems with Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle
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Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
2 September 2013
Summary: When Disney started re-releasing all their classic animated films in 3D because they like money and their classic films are really worth watching again in the theater, I wrote this review of the 3D release of Beauty and the Beast for Flixist. I bring this up for two reasons.
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask review (3DS)
1 February 2013
Excerpt: Throughout most of my childhood, I attended a one-room elementary school in rural Oregon. When I was in the third grade, my classmates and I were taught by a man who enjoyed word games, tests of logic, math problems, thinking outside the box, “Encyclopedia Brown” books and the Commodore 64, among...
Excerpt: Better late than never is a great way to describe Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask , the newest puzzle-solving adventure from developer Level-5 and Nintendo. This charming 3DS game was actually a launch title in Japan, when the system debuted in February 2011.
Excerpt: Welcome back to archaeologist and puzzle-solver Professor Layton who is back again to challenge gamers as they help our intrepid professor solve another dastardly case. The game itself continues from the previous game, Professor Layton and the Last Specter that sees Layton joined again by friends...
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (3DS) - Review
29 October 2012
Excerpt: A true gentleman never turns down a good puzzle game Step on up! Come and see the man of amazing mental fortitude use his twin blades of logic and manners to uncover the latest mystery! He’s been called the Prince of Puzzles, the Stovetop Hatted Sherlock, and the Polite Professor.
Excerpt: On the DS, Professor Layton admirably created brain-bending puzzles and whimsical adventures that combined European artistic aesthetics with anime style. While the previous entries were celebrated, the series was in danger of becoming repetitive and--dare we say it?--old hat.
Pros: Clever, challenging puzzles, A beautiful world rendered in 3D, Intriguing minigames
Cons: Core gameplay virtually unchanged, Too whimsical for some, Overly quaint British accents