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Professor Layton and The Spectre's Call
9.5 out of 10

Professor Layton and The Spectre's Call

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Overall 7
7.0

Professor Layton and the Spectre’s Call

D+PAD
1 September 2012
  • Conclusion: The time will come when the Layton formula wears out. As of now it is getting a bit thin in places but holds up overall remarkably well, with a quality and variety in the puzzles that suggests a fair amount of life remains in the franchise.
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Overall 7
6.8
Gameplay 6
6.2
Graphics 7
7.2
Sound 8
8.3
Longevity 6
5.8

Professor Layton And The Spectre’s Call Review

NowGamer
25 November 2011
  • Summary: Nintendo's DS gets yet another Professor Layton puzzle adventure game.
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Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call (Nintendo DS) Review

Cubed³
4 November 2011

Professor Layton and The Spectre's Call - Review

GAME Group plc
18 November 2012
  • Excerpt: The Professor Layton series isn exactly full of surprises at this point. The developers work with a familiar set of pieces and make them come to life beautifully. Youe got your titular professor, his young assistant Luke, and a bunch of zany supporting characters.
  • Pros: Scores of new puzzles, Variety of cool mini-games, Engrossing story
  • Cons: Much the same as previous games, Dialogue scenes can run a bit long, Interface is clunky in parts
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Overall 7
7.0

Professor Layton and the Spectre’s Call Review (DS)

Yet Another Review Site
14 January 2012
  • Excerpt: After visiting the future, Layton takes a trip to the past Taking a hint from the Star Wars films, Professor Layton has to ask himself a very difficult question. Where do you go when you’ve become so emotionally invested in some of the most loveable characters ever created that you’ve shelled out...
  • Pros: Same old charms as ever, Loads of puzzles to solve, Great array of new characters
  • Cons: Some r
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Take a luke

Pocket Gamer
5 December 2011
  • Conclusion: Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call is more of the same great puzzling gameplay, but it's definitely starting to lose its appeal
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Overall 6
6.0

Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call Review (DS)

TheSixthAxis
5 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Layton’s latest adventure finally makes it to Europe with a slight title alteration and some content missing.
  • Pros: Charming art style., Fantastic logic puzzles., Plenty of brain teasers and mini games which are entertaining enough.
  • Cons: Borrows a lot from previous games in the series., Text dialogue is very cheesy and repetitive., Hardware limitations starting to cause difficulties., Over reliance on trickery to confound., Missing a huge amount of content.
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Overall 8
8.0

Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call

Gamereactor
25 November 2011
  • Conclusion: The newest Professor Layton game is just as good as the three predecessors. It is engaging, mischievous...and lacking in surprises. It may sound like a criticism, but this lack of development actually is not a major problem. The professor was shaped fine in the first game.
  • Pros: Good puzzles, plenty of content, great design, atmospheric, wonderful characters.
  • Cons: Graphics blurry on some puzzles, lack of London Life stings.
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Overall 6
6.0

Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call

skillpoint.se
30 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Den kända pussellösande arkeologen är tillbaka! Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call tar dig bokstavligen till historiens början. Den här gången får vi veta hur Professor Layton träffade sin trogne assistent Luke Triton och hur deras första mysterie tog sin början.
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Overall 7
6.7

En romjulskrim

spill.no
30 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Stua så plettfri ut. Entreen likeså. Jon Cato sjekket at den nystrøkne skjorta var dyttet stramt ned i buksa, og kastet et blikk gjennom døråpningen til kjøkkenet på klokka. Fem over to. Meget mystisk, det var svært ulikt den gode professoren å være sent ute.
  • Pros: Spennende historie, artige karakterer, en del gode gåter
  • Cons: For mange svake gåter, standardformelen begynner å bli sliten og oppbrukt
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