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There’s a new Professor Layton in development, reports Famitsu. The game, which is apparently part of the mainline series, doesn’t seem as though it will star Layton as its protagonist. Details are scant and more will be revealed next month at the Level-5 Vision event in Japan.

“Basically, from here on out, we want to make our games totally compatible with smart phones,” Level-5 founder Akihiro Hino recently told Nikkei Trendy. Hino also said it was necessary to bring console versions over, adding that recently children have been playing games on the smartphone.

Yoshi's New Island surfaces on the 3DS on March 14. The sequel to Super Nintendo classic Yoshi's Island has a lovely Friday release date now. Yoshi and Baby Mario are playing middle men to February 28's Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy and the newly-announced Disney Magical World, releasing on 3DS April 11.

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