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Lady Layton will get a Western release in 2017 on 3DS, iOS, and Android

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2016 6:21am PDT

Be sure to have your 3DS, iOS, or Android device fully charged because Lady Layton is coming to the West next year.


New Professor Layton game, Lady Layton, announced for 3DS, iOS, and Android

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2016 6:40am PDT

This time around, we'll be following the adventures of Professor Layton's daughter, Catriel.


"Ohhhh maybe I'll have to check that out. I tried Unwound Future semi-randomly a while back and ..."

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Level-5 confirms next Professor Layton game will star a new protagonist

By Daniel Perez, Jun 24, 2016 7:02am PDT

The next Professor Layton game won't have Layton himself, nor his son, in the starring role. Could this really be considered a Professor Layton game then?


Familiar Yo-kai Watch Characters Are Invading Final Fantasy XIV

By Brittany Vincent, May 25, 2016 12:25pm PDT

You got your Jibanyan in my moogle!


Yo-Kai Watch 2 releasing in the US this September

By Daniel Perez, May 16, 2016 7:10am PDT

We hope by now you're not afraid of these Yo-Kai.


Fantasy Life 2 is headed to iOS and Android instead of Nintendo 3DS

By Daniel Perez, Apr 07, 2015 9:00am PDT

The sequel to Level-5's Fantasy Life will be available on mobile devices in Japan this summer, and not on the Nintendo 3DS.


"Going to assume BD2 and FE = Bravely Default 2 and Fire Emblem, at which point I have to agree. ..."

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Nintendo will bring Pokemon-like RPG Yo-Kai Watch to US 3DS systems

By Daniel Perez, Apr 07, 2015 7:20am PDT

Pokemon fans should take note of Yo-Kai Watch considering just how similar an experience it looks to offer.


Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney review: the odd couple

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2014 11:00am PDT

Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney takes the best parts of both franchises, but brings their shared baggage along for the ride.


"I'm a little bummed Layton gets the center stage over Phoenix as I like the Ace Attorney more ..."

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Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy review: last piece of the puzzle

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 10:00am PST

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy closes the second trilogy, and might end up a swan song for the puzzle-loving English gentleman. Is the final conclusion a neat fit?


Weapon Shop de Omasse brings series to U.S. this month

By Robert Workman, Feb 13, 2014 2:55pm PST

As part of its Nintendo Direct announcements today, the company confirmed that it would be bringing the GUILD series to the U.S. for the first time...


"I'll be honest, being a blacksmith in an RPG is a pretty interesting idea. I might look into this."

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RPG-sports game Inazuma Eleven coming to North America

By Steve Watts, Jan 08, 2014 2:45pm PST

Level-5's RPG/sports hybrid Inazuma Eleven is coming to North America in the first quarter of this year, a Nintendo release calendar has revealed.


"Would love to have a 3DS package that had all the three Inazuma Eleven games on one cartridge. ..."

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Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy coming February 28

By Steve Watts, Nov 13, 2013 10:10am PST

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy will be available on February 28, Nintendo announced today.


Layton 7 coming to 3DS and mobile, conspicuously missing Layton

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT

Level-5 has announced Layton 7, a role-playing game that has you control various people in a small town. It's coming to 3DS, along with iOS and Android devices.


"DQ3 was very similar. And is my favorite if the series, so perhaps I weighted it a bit heavily."

- Conan see all 7 comments

Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright coming to 3DS in 2014

By Steve Watts, Aug 07, 2013 7:45am PDT

Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright has finally been confirmed for a western release, and is set to come out in 2014.


Layton Brothers: Mystery Room now free on App Store

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2013 2:30pm PDT

The Professor Layton spin-off Layton Brothers: Mystery Room is available now on iOS devices. The free download includes a prologue and two cases, with extra bundles of cases for sale.


"Its a game designed for cellphones so that sounds about right."

- DandySlayer see all 4 comments