Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy
Ten years after Professor Layton first appeared on the scene, it’s time for his daughter Katrielle to take up the family business of solving mysteries, as LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy.
The brain-teasing puzzles, intuitive Touch Screen gameplay and charmingly whimsical atmosphere that fans of the series know and love all return in this new game, but get ready to meet a brand new cast of characters and embark upon a fresh and exciting new adventure. With the famous Professor’s whereabouts unknown, his daughter Katrielle steps into the limelight, establishing her own detective agency and setting out to make a name for herself amidst the hustle and bustle of a Victorian-esque London. Joining Katrielle’s new crew are Ernest Greeves, a young Gressenheller University student who works as her assistant, and her first client Sherl, a talking dog with a sarcastic demeanor but a loyal heart.
Investigation, observation and lateral thinking are key skills that players will need in order to guide Katrielle and her companions through the many puzzles and challenges that await. Gameplay revolves around exploring London, chatting with the colorful local residents and business people you encounter, investigating areas of interest to find clues, hint coins and other items, and of course tackling the numerous puzzles that will pop up along the way. The game features twelve different cases, which tie together into an overarching story featuring the seven Dragons – the “millionaires” of the game’s title – who are enigmatic and influential figures in the city of London. What conspiracy could they be hiding? It’s up to Katrielle to find out!
With a brand new heroine, a mysterious new story and a huge number of puzzles, LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy offers plenty to surprise, delight and occasionally flummox both longtime fans of the PROFESSOR LAYTON series and curious newcomers alike.