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Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
No objections
by Steven Hamilton 27/3/2014
Product: Professor Layton vs Ace Attorney
Developer: Level-5
Format: 3DS
Genre: Adventure, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Japan
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There's nothing quite like that rush as you finally solve a problem or come up with a brilliant idea. The phenomenon even has its own word - eureka.

So whoever came up with the brilliant match-up of Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright must have been pretty pleased with himself.

At first it doesn't seem the most obvious of combinations: one is a professor with a love of puzzles, and the other is a criminal defence lawyer.

Take a closer look, though, and things begin to make more sense. Both rely on clever thinking and quick wits to save the day, and both lead characters are accompanied by plucky young sidekicks. ...
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With its winning mix of puzzles and courtroom craziness, it doesn't take a genius to see that picking this game up is a no-brainer
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 8
Value: 9
Innovation: 7
Overall: 8
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