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Layton's Mystery Journey review - A perplexing puzzler for Layton lovers?
Indeed it is
By Emily Sowden 21 July 2017
Game Name: Layton's Mystery Journey | Publisher: Level-5 | Format: Android, iPhone, iPad | Players: 1 | Version: Europe
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Layton's Mystery Journey is a full-blown DS game on mobile, there's no denying that. 

Given its rather steep price point for, however, is it really worth it for a puzzler?

Let's go on an adventure

Layton's Mystery Journey starts off with a series of cutscenes. There's a repeating nightmare Katrielle has regarding her missing father, and one showing her first day on the job. 

Anyone who's familiar with the series, or who watches their fair share of anime, will know that the animation is as high quality as the voice acting. 

The game then switches from these cutscenes to the more familiar DS-style layout. Here you interact with characters, move a magnifying glass around the screen, and see what clues, surprises, and hint coins are hidden about the place. 
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Summary
Layton's Mystery Journey may be a big investment, but if you're a fan of the games or love solving puzzles in general this'll be well worth the money
RATING
9/10
 
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