In a recent development it has come to our attention that the game “Professor Layton and the Curious Village” is possibly in the process of being ported to iOS. Professor Layton and the Curious Village was originally a Nintendo DS game released back in 2007. The game was developed by Level 5 and published by Nintendo worldwide. This was the first title in what would come to be known as a two-part series, the second part being “Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box”. We believe that Professor Layton and the Curious Village iOS is currently being worked on for iOS because of a tweet that the App Store Twitter account posted recently.
Our attention to this news was brought to us by a recent tweet that was posted on App Store’s official Twitter handle. Following is the tweet with a brief playable video albeit with no sound.
Professor Layton and the Curious Village is coming to iOS ???? #Nintendo
The tweet does not say much besides, “Professor Layton and the Curious Village is coming to iOS #Nintendo Stay tuned for more info”. We assume that more info regarding this news will be announced in the following days.
As for the game itself, it is an adventure puzzle game which plays out in the village of St. Mystere. Our main character is Professor Layton (voiced by Christopher Miller) who along with his trustee assistant embark on the search for a “Golden Apple” in that village. Along the way, the duo partakes in many other side mysteries that arise during the search. The puzzles that are confronted by the player includes brain teasers, sliding puzzles, logic puzzles, and others.
According to reports, the game did very well in terms of sales and reviews. The game was mostly met with positive reviews upon launch and went on to sell over a million copies in Japan alone,in addition to 3.17 million copies sold overseas.
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