The preview began with a beautiful anime-style cutscene, featuring both a car and a chase! It played out wonderfully, with full voice acting. During gameplay, the characters are all rendered in stunning 3D, while still retaining the charming anime look. As for what gameplay entails, unsurprisingly, it is simply a mix of Phoenix Wright’s courtroom drama, and Professor Layton’s plethora of puzzles that make you question your intelligence. And, of course, lots of reading.
The game is still story-driven, just like earlier Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright games. If either one of the series doesn’t appeal to you, this game won’t either. On the other hand, if you’re a fan of either Phoenix Wright or Professor Layton, I think this is going to be right up your alley.