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The W - Video Games - Professor Layton and the Curious Village
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Alex
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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.00
So far, the plot is a little thin in this game, it seems to consist of people impeding your progress to make you solve a puzzle, but the puzzles have all been really great so far.

For instance, so far into the game I've come across one of those "take animals across a river with a raft but you can't have more of one kind than another on a side" puzzle and the "find which weight is the lightest out of 8 using a scale only twice" puzzle.

So if you like logical and lateral thinking puzzles, and you also like beautiful Miyazaki-esque visuals, this will pretty much be game of the year for you, I'd say.
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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.26
Sounds kinda fun. Thanks for taking the time to put a review.
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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.12
Penny Arcade had an alternate take on it:
http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2008/02/13
Alex
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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.00
Hey, if you read the news post he actually likes the game.

Some of the later puzzles (especially the bonus puzzles) will make your brain hurt something fierce. Good lord.
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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.33

I only heard about this yesterday.

it does sound like the kind "off-beat, non-traditional" game I'd like to see succeed.



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