VGBlogger writes: "Practically a genre unto itself, the Professor Layton games have carved out their own little place in the handheld gaming landscape. The love children of Myst and a book of MENSA brain conundrums, these titles have done well for Level-5 with their unique brand of puzzle-centric adventures. The Last Specter does not reinvent the wheel by any means; it is another Layton game. If you’re already a fan, then know that there are more puzzles and more extra game modes than ever before. If you don’t know what all the Layton is about, read on."