Professor Layton (レイトン教授, Reiton-kyōju?) is a puzzle adventure game series for the Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS developed by Level-5. The series consists of six games plus one film, And another movie is being planned. A crossover game titled Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney has also been released for the Nintendo 3DS.
The first three games follow Professor Hershel Layton and Luke Triton's adventures together. The subsequent three games and the two films are prequels, and focus on how Luke and Layton met, and their "original" adventures.
Each title is based in a series of puzzles and mysteries given by the citizens of towns that the main characters visit. It is not necessary to solve all the puzzles to progress, but some are mandatory, and at certain points in the game a minimum number of puzzles must be solved before the story can continue.
The series has gone on to be one of the most successful Nintendo DS exclusive series, with the lifetime cumulative sales of Professor Layton games standing at 10 million units sold as of October 2010. As of March 2012, the series has sold over 13 million copies.
... Game Metacritic GameRankings Professor Layton and the Curious Village 85% 86% Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box 84% 85% Professor Layton and the Unwound Future 86% 87 ... Professor Layton and the Curious Village sold over 700,000 units in Japan in 2007 ... After it was restocked in the UK, sales of Professor Layton increased 54%, moving it from 10th place to fourth place ...
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... within the game was released as a soundtrack the Layton-kyōju to Majin no Fue Original Soundtrack ... its ancestors", and praised the quality of the orchestral renditions, calling them "superior to Professor Layton and the, which already had fantastic arrangements." RPGfan likewise praised the orchestral songs ...
... Professor Layton and the Last Specter has received generally positive reviews ... painterly art style, are simply gorgeous." Professor Layton's London Life was also viewed as a worthwhile extension to the game, with 1UP.com stating that the main game was "almost a side diversion ... to remove the game from European versions of Professor Layton and the Last Specter ...
... Professor Layton and the Unwound Future, known in Europe as Professor Layton and the Lost Future and in Japan as Reiton-kyōju to Saigo no Jikan Ryok ... Professor Layton and the Final Time Travel), is the third game and final game in the first trilogy of the Professor Layton puzzle game series by Level-5 ...
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