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Review: Professor Layton and the Unwound Future

professor_layton_and_the_unwound_future_ds_mainAs should be obvious by now, I’m a big fan of the Professor Layton series of games for the DS, particularly since even though I’ve only reviewed the previous game, Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, I tend to mention Layton in just about every video game review I do.  That said, there’s a reason I’m a big fan – the puzzles are great and the story is enjoyable.
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Game Review: Professor Layton & The Diabolical Box

Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box

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Perhaps my favorite thing about the DS is that in addition to some really great standard video game titles, there’re a lot of equally great casual and puzzle games as well. It seems that the touchscreen combined with Nintendo’s perceived sense of whimsy when it comes to games is a good combination. In fact, I’m very surprised there hasn’t been a port of Katamari Damacyalt for any Nintendo console yet — it seems like a perfect fit for the Nintendo world. While Katamari hasn’t made the jump yet, Professor Layton is a series that fits really well with the Nintendo feel — whimsical, yet high quality.

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