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A New Mystery is Afoot

Puzzle master Professor Layton and his apprentice, Luke, have stumbled upon another mystery. It’s up to them to navigate their way through numerous puzzles to determine who – or what – caused the death of Professor Layton’s mentor, Dr. Schrader. Was it the mysterious Elysian Box, rumored to kill all who open it? Professor Layton and Luke find a clue that begins their adventure: a train ticket for the Molentary Express.

  • Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box features a riveting new mystery and more than 150 new brain teasers, riddles and logic puzzles to challenge and delight players.
  • Beyond the puzzles found in the game, players with a broadband Internet connection who connect their Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi systems to Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection will get access to downloadable bonus puzzles. A new puzzle will be available each week for 33 weeks after the game launches.
  • The new game includes a significantly greater amount of voice work and animated movie scenes compared to the original.

Game Review

Review

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Posted by Corbie Dillard

Is Professor Layton's second adventure the worthy sequel fans are hoping for?

After the success of the first Professor Layton release on the DS, it should come as no surprise that we'd get a sequel. The game's unique blend of mystery storytelling and brain-teasing puzzles somehow forms one of the most unique and engrossing gaming...

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User Comments (10)

James

#1

James said:

I've managed to get some exclusive dialogue extracts!

I say Luke, this bookcase reminds me of a rather devilish puzzle I once heard!

I say Luke, this carrot reminds me of a rather devilish puzzle I once heard!

I say Luke, this pebble reminds me of a rather devilish puzzle I once heard!

Can't wait.

invmat

#5

invmat said:

Japan gets almost the 4th game, and we finally the 2nd. Wow, we have to be confident.

Darknyht

#7

Darknyht said:

Just finished the first one. I am looking forward to the next and hope that the other two are released locally.

Klapaucius

#8

Klapaucius said:

Loved the first game. I'll wait until the price on this goes down before I get it, though. I blew through Curious Village way too quickly to fully justify £30, no matter how awesome it all is.
Will the reviewer be sharing the code that comes with this game, to give us extra puzzles in Curious Village? ;) ^^

MindFever

#10

MindFever said:

the ending: Professor Layton dies of ulcera ... oh sorry, that was another Professor i knew ... ha ha ? not funny i guess

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