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Professor Layton and the Last Specter
9.8 out of 10

Professor Layton and the Last Specter

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Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Destructoid
2 September 2013
  • Summary: "Tap away and let us be bound by our love of puzzles," a man tells you during your adventures through Misthallery -- the latest haunted, puzzle-infested English town that investigator Layton and his pint-size sidekick Luke must plod through.
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Gameplay 1
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Graphics 8
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Sound 1
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Replay value 1
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Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: The latest Professor Layton game goes back to the beginning. See how it all started. Professor Layton and the Last Specter is part mystery, and part Brain Age. It is astounding how well Nintendo wove those two together.
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Overall 8
8.0

Professor Layton and the Last Specter review

GamesRadar
30 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Despite the finality implied by its title, Professor Layton and the Last Specter is actually a prequel that tells the story of how Layton and his sidekick Luke first met. It follows the exact same formula of the last three Layton games, where a variety of brain teasers and puzzles are scattered...
  • Pros: Same variety of well-crafted puzzles, More dynamic animations, Great story
  • Cons: Some slightly spotty voice acting, Puppet minigame is for five-year olds, Not getting London Life if you're in Europe
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Overall 9
8.5

Professor Layton and the Last Specter Review

ztgd.com
7 November 2011
  • Excerpt: As a puzzle nerd, I was really excited for the release of Professor Layton and the Last Specter, the fourth game in Nintendo's series about a puzzle-solving English gentleman to arrive in the US.
  • Pros: + More interactive story, + More from the best puzzle series around
  • Cons: Mini games are basically rehashed, Overall difficulty is lower than previous games
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8.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 7
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Sound 8
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Professor Layton and the Last Specter Review (DS)

Gamers Daily News
4 November 2011
  • Summary: A puzzle game that encourages and rewards deep thinking, Last Specter should entertain players of most ages. While very young children probably won’t get much out of it, nearly anyone else interested in a strong mind-oriented game should get this.
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Overall 9
8.5

Professor Layton And The Last Specter Review: Another Quality Adventure With An RPG Apprentice

Game Informer
18 October 2011
  • Conclusion: Concept: Start a prequel Layton trilogy accessible to anyone Graphics: The trademark hand-drawn look returns alongside the new pixelated design of London Life Sound: The accordion and quality voice acting return Playability: ashing the screen in search of hint coins works the same as always...
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Overall 8
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Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Gamereactor
21 November 2011
  • Conclusion: Det är svårt att ha något nytt att säga om det senaste spelet i en spelserie som vägrar förnya sig. Det fjärde DS-spelet med Professor Layton är precis lika bra som sina tre föregångare. Det är bekvämt, klurigt och utan överraskningar.
  • Pros: Trevliga gåtor, mycket innehåll, läcker design, atmosfäriskt, härliga karaktärer
  • Cons: Lite suddig grafik i vissa gåtor
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Overall 9
8.5

Professor Layton and the Last Specter

InsideGamer
10 November 2011
  • Conclusion: Een [oplossing van puzzel 000] avontuur is precies wat we willen en is precies wat we krijgen. Professor Layton and the Last Specter doet niets nieuws, maar is dankzij het goed gevarieerde puzzelaanbod en het frisse verhaal ouderwets ontspannend puzzelvoer en een geslaagde start van een nieuwe...
  • Pros: Gevarieerd puzzelaanbod, Frisse start van nieuwe trilogie, oplossing van puzzel 000], USA: London Life als bonus
  • Cons: Geen vernieuwing, USA: Engelstalige puzzeluitleg soms lastig
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