Today is August 26th, and this is the day the next Professor Layton game is announced. Sort of.
And Now for Something Completely Different
Take a look at the screenshots and video below. It doesn’t much resemble the Layton you’re familiar with, does it? Instead of the puzzle-solving, story driven adventure we’re used to, Layton 7 will give us some sort of full 3D, RPG/puzzle hybrid. From the video we can see that the player will control multiple characters and just kind of walk around a city doing nothing in particular. It all looks very weird, very different, and very much like a tech demo. We’re told that Layton 7 will be making an appearance on 3DS, iOs, and Android.
Here’s the video: