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Professor Layton and the Beautiful Backgrounds

Game|Life posted some new screens of the English version of Professor Layton, which look great. We're, of course, happy to see legible, sensible English text in the game, since dialogue is quite important to setting the tone of an adventure game (and also making it possible to tell what you're supposed to do in the puzzles). We've added the screenshots to our gallery, so if you can solve the puzzle of how to open the gallery, they're all yours! (Hint: click on the link with your mouse.)

Another important component to Layton's overall feel is the gorgeous, hand-drawn art, in a very European style and color scheme. Game|Life's update includes drawings of some of the game's environments in a much-better-than-DS resolution. There's a reason that Professor Layton is a constant bestseller in Japan, and this art ... probably isn't it, but it doesn't hurt. It's really very nice to have something pretty to look at while you're dying of puzzle-solving failure.

See also: 2008's Biggest Blips: Professor Layton and the Curious Village

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2-06-2008 @ 2:31PM

Martin said...

You guys need to lay off the Kool Aid on this one, seriously.


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2-18-2008 @ 7:49PM

Peter77 said...

This has got to be the most relaxing game ever. You can play it with the lid closed! (in solving the blessed puzzles) The great graphic is an added bonus to an already excelent game. One of the best IMO.


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