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Professor Layton London Life gameplay video

See what the bonus RPG looks like

Would you have liked the opportunity to play London Life, the bonus RPG that comes with US copies of Professor Layton And The Last Specter? You can find out by watching this Professor Layton London Life gameplay video.

As you can see, it's nothing like a Professor Layton game. Indeed, you don't even play as Professor Layton. Instead, you create a character before setting out into Little London and running errands for residents.

By doing this you'll earn money which you can use to improve your home and buy new clothes.

As you can see, you'll meet various characters from past games in Little London. You can spot Sammy Thunder and Hank from Professor Layton And The Lost Future in the video.

Professor Layton And The Spectre's Call will be released for DS in the UK on 25 November.

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  1. Kenco1 Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 09:56

    It's still bizarre than we won't get this on the PAL versions, especially in the UK :?: Tend to be able to get the imports quite early on, so will get the US version.

  2. retrotoad Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 10:05

    Not bothered about this, it just looks like a simple Animal Crossing style affair. I mean, it would have been nice to get this but it's certainly no big deal. Looking forward to the 3DS Layton more, at this point in time.

  3. shadow663 Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 11:23

    Fact of the matter is we are still getting a great Layton game, with or without the extra

  4. imbusydoctorwho Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 12:22

    I would've been nice to had this in the UK version,I wish Nintendo could made this a free download in the future for the E-Shop and DSi Ware.

  5. jaco_p Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 12:43

    easy enough to import a US copy so this is what ill be doing. It is bizarre that in the UK we won't get this >:-/

  6. mikelink2518 Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 14:46

    I still don't get why we can't get it! it's already translated and everything!!!!!

  7. Dertdood Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 15:19

    The reason we can't get it is because of the EU

    If they want to release a game in the UK they have to also translate it into Spanish, French, German, Polish e.t.c.

  8. Da_Epic_Fail Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 16:35

    Looks like it plays somewhat similar to Animal Crossing, but it's still sad that Europe isn't getting this, granted it would really delay the release to translate it into different languages (stupid EU laws...). What kinda upsets me is that the graphics gave me a Mother 3 vibe.

  9. MartinIsAwesome Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 17:44

    Yeah, I too noticed the Animal Crossing similarities. Okay if you like that kind of thing, but I've tried twice to get into that game and lasted just a month and a half. I'll be more than happy with Spectre's Call on its own. Even if Nintendo did release London Life as DSiWare/eShop download I wouldn't bother. Even if it was free.

  10. wilrc6 Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 17:51

    Usually in Europe it has 'EUR' on DS games and 'USA' for american ones. But my copy of Okamiden has 'UKV' which i'm told is a UK only release version. If thats true, why can they not do this for Professor Layton?

  11. Pappi Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 20:36

    Jeez wave it in our faces why don't you? :|

  12. MartinIsAwesome Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 21:04

    Usually in Europe it has 'EUR' on DS games and 'USA' for american ones. But my copy of Okamiden has 'UKV' which i'm told is a UK only release version. If thats true, why can they not do this for Professor Layton?

    That's really interesting. After a quick check, I too have a copy of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials & Tribulations which has UKV on it and is only in English.
    However the game does have a seperate French translation. I can assume that in both cases that seperate UK and European editions were released at the same time. The law states that for a game to be released in Europe it has to be in multiple European languages - I guess they're not pickey about them having to be on the same cartridge.
    How that relates to London Life? We'd still have to wait for the multi-translation of it before release, even if the game released over here was just in English.

  13. pokemanD Tuesday 18th Oct 2011 at 21:16

    So you didn't make it up? :lol:

  14. Kirby8 Wednesday 19th Oct 2011 at 02:28

    Usually in Europe it has 'EUR' on DS games and 'USA' for american ones. But my copy of Okamiden has 'UKV' which i'm told is a UK only release version. If thats true, why can they not do this for Professor Layton?

    I noticed this some time ago on one of my games and on a few others since. As you can see on Wikipedia, while they may have a UK only version, the game is released to the whole of Europe on the same date. It's necessary that the game be translated to different european languages, but they don't necessarily need to be put on to the same cartridge. So, in regard to London Life, it will still need to be translated into the other european languages first, whether we get an English only version or not. Maybe we'll get it in the next game.

    And there are other things that are written instead of EUR sometimes. Rhythm Paradise has EUU and Scribblenauts has SCN. And there are quite a few other games with the UKV.

  15. Xord Wednesday 19th Oct 2011 at 07:33

    The EU should have never existed. Proof that they have stupid laws.

  16. Stachenscarfen Wednesday 2nd Nov 2011 at 13:27

    PROFESSOR LAYTON AND THE SPECTRE'S CALL WEBSITE IS UP AND RUNNING http://www.nintendo.co.uk/NOE/en_GB/gam ... 44286.html

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