Excerpt: Video game crossovers can be some of the most complex things to try and pull off. Why? Each franchise has its own look and feel. Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney works diligently to weave gamers through a story that uses both franchises. There are some things in this 3DS game that are expected and some that were very surprising.
Summary: You got chocolate in my peanut butter! You got peanut butter in my chocolate! Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are great. Personally, my favorite part is the edge, as long as you still get a little bit of peanut butter along with it. It is sort of annoying though when you peel off the wrapper and it takes a good chunk of chocolate with it, though. If you don't like peanut butter OR chocolate, I can't imagine that you'd want to indulge in a Reese's.
Conclusion: Concept: The kings of Nintendo portable adventure unite for an unlikely crossover
Graphics: Detailed 3D characters, imaginative environments, and impressive animated cutscenes provide a visual treat for fans
Sound: Classic theme songs blend with catchy new tracks and solid voice acting
Playability: Adventuring uses tried-and-true Layton mechanics while the court scenes naturally fall under the Ace Attorney system
Entertainment: It’s not the ultimate Layton or Phoenix...
Excerpt: Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is a wonderful collaboration between Level 5 and Capcom, combining the gameplay and characters from two highly successful series to create a game that should please fans of both, and perhaps introduce fans of one to the other.
Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Review
23 March 2014
Excerpt: Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is the dictionary definition of lovely. It’s the kind of game you settle down to play on a rainy night, whilst sinking into a big armchair with a big steaming mug of tea next to you. Besides, it’ll take you a few rainy nights to get through this; it is huge.
Professor Layton VS Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Review
20 August 2014
Summary: What initially may seem as a bizarre combination has actually turned out to be quite ingenious. Despite different approaches to everything from character designs to gameplay, the courtroom drama of Phoenix Wright and the puzzle solving antics of Layton have melded into something that not once felt out of place. It wasn’t long before we were sucked into the world and wanted to uncover every last mystery of Labyrinthia.