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Professor Layton and the Curious Village
8.8 out of 10

Professor Layton and the Curious Village

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Overall 8
8.0

Professor Layton and the Curious Village

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Interacting with villagers, Earning money for solving puzzles, Beautiful animation
  • Cons: Getting trapped on a tough puzzle, Endless search for hint coins, Backtracking through town a lot
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Overall 8
8.0

Professor Layton and the Curious Village

ztgd.com
25 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Welcome to the curious village of St. Mystere, a perfect getaway for gamers hungering for […]
  • Pros: + Curiously puzzling!, + Well styled, + Great handheld experience
  • Cons: Cheaters prosper, Limited replay value
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Product review - Professor Layton and the Curious Village (for Nintendo DS)

Gadling
3 April 2009
  • Summary: Instead, the game is built around loads of puzzles and brain teasers. Some of them should be no problem for us travelers, as they involve following directions and reading maps.
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Edutaining Kids
18 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Professor Layton and the Curious Village is a wonderful family puzzle game for the Nintendo DS. Appealing to youngsters and adults alike, the game provides a gentle detective storyline as a backdrop to a series of 135 brainteaser puzzles which will keep children entertained for weeks.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
8.6
Graphics 9
8.6
Sound 9
8.5
Storyline 8
8.2
Control 8
8.0

Expert Review

RPGFan
15 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Level 5 is a video game developer that should be familiar to RPGFan readers. Level 5 is responsible for Playstation 2 RPG epics such as Dark Cloud 2, Rogue Galaxy, and the award-winning Dragon Quest VIII.
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Professor Layton and the Curious Village Review

VideoGamer.com
15 December 2008
  • Excerpt: "What's that game?" my better half asked, staring wide-eyed at the television. I turned, expecting to see Girls Aloud's Nadine and Kimberley seductively 'awwing' over Nintendogs, or Ronan Keating looking uncomfortable playing Brain Training, or the Redknapp family, complete with hilariously bemused...
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Overall 8
8.0

Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.

Common Sense Media
7 December 2008
  • Summary: Parents need to know that while there's a mysterious death during the game, it's not shown. This is a mystery game chock full of logic puzzles. The puzzles range in difficulty, but some require mathematical concepts usually introduced in about 7th grade, so we have set the age appropriateness at 12...
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Overall 9
8.9
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
8.8
Sound 9
9.0
Replay value 9
9.0

Professor Layton and the Curious Village

Family Friendly Gaming
19 November 2008
  • Excerpt: Once I stepped into St. Mystere with Professor Layton, I noticed something very irregular about the small, curious village. As I stepped in, the first thing I had to sign was...a puzzle? The inhabitants of St. Mystere sure are fond of puzzles. Oh, yes. I forgot to tell you why we are here.
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Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Nintendo DS) Review

Cubed³
8 November 2008
Overall 9
8.8
Graphics 9
9.4
Sound 7
7.4
Control 9
9.0
Addiction 8
7.8

Professor Layton and The Curious Village Review

Cheat Code Central
6 October 2008
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