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Review: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy

By Sean Booker

It’s with a great sadness that I can say Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy ended up being my least favorite game in the series. This finale to the trilogy does do a good job of tying the last few games together but overall it ends up being far less interesting. There’s no central mystery to sink your teeth into as the game favors a more travelling adventure vibe. It’s sad to see the number of repeated puzzles throughout the game as well. The story and presentation overall just wasn’t up to the usual great standards. Professor Layton has always been about two aspects: a great and engaging mystery which is moved through by solving various, fun puzzles. The Azran Legacy changes the story structure quite a bit by removing the major mystery. Instead you’re presented fetch quest-like worldwide tour. It is more of an adventure in search of specific...  

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