The iconic Professor Layton’s daughter, Katrielle, has set up a Detective Agency all of her own in a fictionalised version of London. With her assistant Ernest and a talking dog called Sherl, she pledges to help anyone who walks through their door with the mantra “Any Mystery Solved”. But Katrielle barely has time to recover from a dog talking to her before an Inspector from Scotland Yard arrives …
Review | Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ ConspiracyReviews
The review was originally posted on Nintendo Scene on 7th October 2017.
The Professor Layton games began in 2007, with the Curious Village on Nintendo DS. These games became an immediate success owing to their widespread appeal of being essentially puzzle games, however with the twist of having an over-arching narrative and a mystery to solve. Unlike their estranged cousins, the Ace Attorney games, the focus was more on bite-sized puzzles with more light-hearted scenarios, and the games were very popular. Fast-forward to now, and now we are up to the seventh main title, with a new protagonist and two “trilogies” of Layton behind us. But has Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy succeeded in continuing the legacy set by the previous games?