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I... I brought this upon myself. I said that Layton Brothers: Mystery Room was a great game. I said it was an excellent iOS companion to the traditional Layton series. I never should have had faith that a major gaming company wouldn't try to spoil a good thing.
Level-5 has decided to pull a Breath of Fire 6 with the latest main entry in the Layton series. At the recent Level-5 Vision 2013 event in Japan, Layton 7 was revealed as a 3DS / iOS / Android puzzler in which you play as a dog or an old man or a f*ckin' zombie, and you earn points by doing... something.
Look at the footage above from Nintendo Everything. LOOK AT IT.