Professor Layton and the Last Specter

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In a prequel to the previous games, distinguished scholar Hershel Layton has yet to become a world-famous master sleuth. Upon receiving a mysterious letter from an old friend, he travels to a rural town that's said to be haunted by a nocturnal phantom. There he will solve a wide variety puzzles, encounter his brainy assistant, Emmy Altava, and witness his first meeting with would-be apprentice Luke Triton.


Professor Layton and the Last Specter review

This enjoyable darker prequel steps back before the previous games, though its winning gameplay formula will feel very familiar.


17 Oct
Professor Layton and the Last Specter now haunting stores
Puzzling prequel includes bonus role-playing game with additional storyline
8 Jun
E3 trailers roll on Professor Layton prequel and Doctor Lautrec
The Last Specter slated for Autumn release on DS; Forgotten Knights hits 3DS in September


Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Oct 17, 2011

Game Information
Platform DS
Perspective First-Person
Control Touch
Gameplay Puzzle
Genre Mystery
Theme -
Graphic Style Stylized art
Presentation Slideshow
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media Proprietary format

Worldwide October 17 2011 Nintendo

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