Usually when a main character moves away from a series they have long been the face of there’s a risk fans won’t warm to the replacement.
But that’s not a concern with Katrielle – as soon as she is introduced with a lovely little animated vignette she’s an instantly charming lead.
From her insatiable appetite to her imaginative and inventive solutions to cases, Katrielle is a character players can instantly warm to.
While her supporting cast, such as the lovestruck Ernest Greeves and the talking pooch Sherl, are all charming additions.
As can be expected of a Layton game, there are plenty of ingenious puzzles that will test players’ grey matter.
In fact, the Switch debut features the largest puzzle collection of any game in the Layton series.