Professor Layton has quickly became a top-selling title
on the Nintendo DS, with a third title on the way and a fourth already
being worked on, it seems unsurprising that a film would be made out of it. But
will Professor Layton's puzzle-solving skills translate onto the big screen, or
is this a step too far for even a true gentleman?
When Professor Layton receives a letter along with opera-tickets
from a former student-turned-opera singer, the contents of the note prove to be
irresistibly intriguing. In it, she informs the Professor that a friend of hers
who died has reappeared as a seven-year-old girl who claims to be immortal.
immortality. With Luke's help, Professor Layton sets about
solving the series of puzzles, unaware of the mysteries and dangers that lurk
around every corner.
The story doesn't seem out of place for what fans of
the Professor Layton series are used to, with its obscure
puzzles, rather odd characters and random inclusion of the odd
high-tech device, though some of it will certainly confuse newcomers
to the series.
compared to other big-names
out there, its style certainly sets it apart.
Aside from a promo video for the up-coming Professor Layton game, 'The Lost Future', the standard edition unfortunately has no other extras, which is a little disappointing.
There will be a 'combi-pack' with both the Blu-Ray and DVD, along with a bonus-disc. which will include some behind the scenes and making of pieces.