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[edit] Background

Professor Layton and the Curious village is a puzzle-adventure game that takes complete control of the DS's two screens and stylus. It mixes the format of traditional narrative games with Brain Training-esque puzzles.

[edit] Gameplay

Puzzles are solved by using stylus to control the bottom screen while the top screen contains text instructing on the problem. Stuck? If you obtain enough hint points, you can get the help you need.

[edit] Features

-Deep and intriguing storyline
-Unique art-style
-120 puzzles within the main game
-New puzzle available each week for download from a base of over 2,000 puzzles
-Puzzles inspired and designed by Akira Tago, creator of the puzzle-book Head Gymnastics

This game is also known as Layton Kyouju to Fushigi na Machi in Japan.

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Forum Posts


Lifetime unit sales for Professor Layton games hit 12M worldwide

Critical thinking was the key to success alright

Oct 17, 2011, by Leo Chan | 1 comment

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Feb 29, 12 2:23pm
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Dec 29, 10 3:08am
Wonderful, plot comes together perfectly and the puzzles really get the brain working! ProfessorLaytonandTheCuriousVillage
Oct 26, 10 5:01am
Puzzles galore. A superb game! ProfessorLaytonandTheCuriousVillage
May 9, 10 11:35am
What a twist at the end! SSSHHH! No secrets being told here! You figure this one out by yourself! ProfessorLaytonandTheCuriousVillage
Mar 16, 10 11:56am

Professor Layton and the Curious Village is a game that a variety of age ranges...

Feb 20, 10 7:22am
Best graphics I've ever seen! I love Layton! ProfessorLaytonandTheCuriousVillage
Sep 19, 09 6:45pm
pretty difficult! I high recommend it! ProfessorLaytonandTheCuriousVillage
Awesome Ash
Sep 13, 09 8:04am
Love this game its the best (along with a few other games) ProfessorLaytonandTheCuriousVillage
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Release Dates
  • North America: Feb 10, 2008
  • Japan: Feb 15, 2007
  • Europe: Nov 7, 2008
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