Professor Layton and Pandora's Box is a Minigames game available on the DS.
Professor Layton and Pandora's Box is a Minigames game. Mini games come in a variety of shapes and sizes. What unites the genre is the speed with which players can pickup the games and the relativley short time requried to complete a level or two.
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Professor Layton and Pandora's Box taps right into my eclectic gaming nerve and doesn't let go until I'm satisfied. There's so much here to explore, absorb and finally solve.
As DS puzzle games go, Professor Leyton is hugely popular. This is the second in the series, and is an even better offering than the first. Improvements in all areas make this a great way to pass the time or satisfy your inner puzzle-monster. My inner puzzle-goddess - some would say monster - devoured the game like there was no tomorrow, and I would happily play through the whole thing again.
Professor Layton is back after his sell out first game on the Nintendo DS console, with his second adventure Professor Layton and Pandora's Box. Set on board the Molentary Express Professor Layton and his apprentice Luke are embroiled in a dangerous mystery concerning a fable deadly box. With over 150 new puzzles, a fully animated storyline and one new downloadable puzzle a week Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box offers almost endless amounts of head scratching entertainment for all.
Professor Layton is a series of Nintendo sponsored puzzle games for the Nintendo DS console. This long running series in Japan now sees the second instalment arrive on these shores. Each game tells its own stories and has its own puzzles. What they have in common are some ingenious puzzles, strong story and of course Professor Layton.
Professor Layton and Pandora's Box keeps the format the same and quality high. I enjoyed the feel and fun of the first game and was pleasantly surprised to find a more streamlined experience. A coffee a flapjack and the Professor make an excellent combination.
Having the new Professor Layton game to review feels like quite a coup as I'm aware that the last one was really popular and sold out. Being a bit behind the times I only discovered the previous game, Professor Leyton and the Curious Village, a few months ago, so with that fresh in my mind I was excited to see what the new game would be like. All in all it looks like they have improved the game by giving it a more integrated feel and building on what everyone enjoyed about it, the great animation and story line.
Continuing with the same formula as the last outing, Professor Layton and Pandora's Box is a delightful blend of puzzles set within an engaging graphic adventure. With such a variety of challenges on offer I found myself involving the family more and more until the DS became the centre for an unusual family gaming night.
The last Professor Layton game was a critical and commercial success that became a firm family favourite of mine when I introduced it to my other half last year. The mixture of fiendish puzzles set within an adventure was immediately compelling for all of us and this latest version, Professor Layton and Pandora's Box (Diabolical Box in North America), continues that same magical formula that intrigued us for countless nights.
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