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Score Breakdown Based on 870 ratings
  1. 10 (229)
  2. 9 (483)
  3. 8 (121)
  4. 7 (21)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (3)

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  • User Rating 9

    It can be hard not to put this game down on its addicting puzzles and good story telling.

    Rated on February 25, 2012 by benleslie5

    After playing through The Curious Village a few years back, I was really hyped on getting the sequel for Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box (Pandora's Box-UK) but didn't had the time pick up duri...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    One of the best puzzle game for DS is back!!

    Rated on August 24, 2009 by dhio

    after a few hours playing, i'm ready to give my review. . the one that really attracted me when i played it for the first time is the increased of in game movies and dub. . pretty great i think, i...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    A Strikingly ... OK Game

    Rated on August 27, 2009 by CthulhuFhtagn0

    The first one was better. How? Simple. It made sense. In the sequel to the wildly popular "Professor Layton and the Curious Village" our two protagonists are asked a series of wholly random puzzle...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    The Diabolical Box weaves a new, original, though short adventure for Professor Layton and his apprentice Luke.

    Rated on August 30, 2009 by d_generation69

    If Curious Village was good enough, look no further in the Diabolical Box. Out in Japan for quite a while, we finally get an English version for the States, and the dub is very good, with a typical Br...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Anyone that enjoys brainteasers will love the game. The pleasant story and atmosphere just makes it that much better.

    Rated on August 29, 2009 by sandmanccl

    As a child, my mom used to buy all sorts of brainteasers books for me, and I chewed through them. Now I get to spend all day on my DS racking my brain in order to figure out the mystery of the latest...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The second installment in the Professor Layton series is more than a few puzzles from a newspaper...

    Rated on August 30, 2009 by GalenGamer

    The second installment in the Professor Layton series is more than a few puzzles from a newspaper, it's a masterpiece. To start things off, the game's cut-scenes are extraordinary. Just like the f...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Every bit as delightfully charming and challenging as the original

    Rated on September 03, 2009 by Pierst179

    The original Professor Layton game slowly, but surely gained a huge number of fans due to its old-school point-and-click gameplay, European artistic charm, deep storyline composed by a good number of ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    Overall, not as exciting as the first one, kind of dull, the plot sucks, has glitches and I'm disappointed with his game

    Rated on September 04, 2009 by aliyahg1979

    I am disappointed in this game. It has glitches in it! I would think that they would run the game completely numerous times, but they missed so many. For example, if you get an answer right, Professor...

    1 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    The Diabolical Box is a great game, but unfortunately is extremely similar to its predecessor.

    Rated on September 06, 2009 by jerseynut2004

    Being the second game in a trilogy, Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box has another twisting plot full of adventure and mystery. You progress through the game by speaking to other characters, sol...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    I really liked the first one. So this one should be good too.

    Rated on September 07, 2009 by szviktor10

    I really liked the first one. I couldn't wait till the second came out. But when I tried it out it was almost the same as the first one. The only differences I found are the mini games, story, and som...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.