Conclusion: The Short Version: May's Mysteries: The Secret Of Dragonville punches well above its weight; offering a premium puzzler with some serious clout and impressive value for its budget price tag. A few annoyances aside, this could well be the perfect antidote to countless tedious commutes.
Pros: Huge selection of puzzles, Some real brainteasers, Attractive presentation and intriguing storyline
Cons: Huge selection of puzzles, Some real brainteasers, Attractive presentation and intriguing storyline, Autosave woes, Odd difficulty curve, Pointless rhythm challenges
Summary: If you're looking for something to tide you over until the next Layton, then you could do much worse than this game. However, May's Mysteries is a good game in its own right and should sit beside Layton as one of the best puzzle games on the DS. Packed with puzzles, you'll definitely get your money's worth.