Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

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Professor Layton vs Ace Attorney

Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright were finally coming together after years of success on Nintendo portables. The two popular Japanese adventure game franchises were supposed to form the formidable duo to tackle a mystery that required both their skillsets. The Professor and his investigative skills would gather evidence while the Ace Attorney would utilize said evidence in courtroom. I was hoping for seamless collaboration but instead there was a clash of styles that hurt the overall experience.

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LTTP: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask

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LTTP or ‘late to the party’ pieces are opportunities for me to catch up and write about games I missed out on the first time around. They may contain spoilers.

I didn’t jot down my thoughts on Professor Layton and the Last Specter but then again, there wasn’t much to report. It was a was a new trilogy that introduced some new characters and side activities but it didn’t further the series in any meaningful way. I enjoyed the story but coming from the finale of the last trilogy, it was a bit of a step down.

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LTTP: Professor Layton & The Unwound Future

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LTTP or ‘late to the party’ pieces are opportunities for me to catch up and write about games I missed out on the first time around. They may contain spoilers.

The third installment of Level 5’s Professor Layton series may be the series’ peak.

I realize I haven’t played the fourth chapter or the recent Japanese Nintendo 3DS installment yet, but I have an inkling that The Unwound Future will be my favorite regardless. I could be completely wrong, however, the fact that I’m a sucker for time traveling mysteries gives this installment extra bonus points in my book.

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Professor Layton vs Ace Attorney Announced

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Update: Added the full trailer

If you were to ask me what my two favorite franchises were for the Nintendo DS, my answer would be: The Professor Layton and Ace Attorney series.

And if you were to tell me that Level 5 and Capcom were working together on a crossover game, I’d squeal like a little girl and seriously consider picking up a Nintendo 3DS for this game alone.

Well that all happened and it’s damn awesome news! AndriaSang has all preliminary details including the setting and plot outline.

I’m not going to rehash them here, so I’ll just leave these awesome pieces of art Level 5 provided today.

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