Proving once again that life is miserable and full of pain, the folks at publisher Level-5 announced this morning that the upcoming Fantasy Life 2 and Professor Layton 7 will both be for smartphones.
This April, Level-5 will holding its own expo in Japan and will announce a handful of new titles.
If Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright were a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, it'd be one of those sandwiches where the peanut butter is all shoved to one side and the jelly congeals on the other, so when you take a bite you can taste either peanut butter or jelly.
According to video games, the only thing I'm interested in—when I'm not being lazy—is sunshine, fun and carefree living. In the world of video games, this is the stereotypical Caribbean person.
One. Five. Two. Four. Six. That is not a string of numbers that need to be deciphered in a puzzle in a Professor Layton game. It is the order in which I've played the games in the Layton series that has concluded—for now—with the newest and possible best of the bunch.
The next Layton game, *deep breath* Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy: Emmy's Story, has a new trailer. Enjoy.
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.
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy launches Feb. 28 for Nintendo 3DS and will be in stores and on the Nintendo eShop. The game will feature a storyline uniting the two Layton trilogies.
Japanese players have had the latest Professor Layton game for more than half a year now. Folks in Europe are getting it next month, specifically on November 8. But the poor SOBs in North America need to hold on for Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy until some unannounced date next year. Someone needs to answer…
Tonight in Japan, Level-5 just revealed the latest entry in its Layton puzzle series. It's titled Layton 7. It looks, well, different.
The biggest mystery of Level-5's Layton Brothers: Mystery Room is who exactly is Alfendi Layton's biological father, because it sure as hell isn't the good Professor.
Level-5 announced that the iOS iteration of the popular Professor Layton series of puzzle games, Layton Brothers Mystery Room, is now available in the US and Europe following last year's Japanese release.
Remember how 4chan voted Kim Jung-un as Time's Person of the Year? Well, something kind of like that might have happened in Japan—but minus Time and the communist dictator.
Now that we've had a weekend to recoup from the bright lights and pulsing music of the world's most elaborate video game marketing circus, it's time to take a quiet moment to reflect on the games we didn't get to play at E3 2013. Jade, Samus, Drake — where were you guys?
When you get puzzles right in Level-5’s brain teaser series, you get a short animation of Professor Layton thinking as a little reward. But, if the game really wanted make you feel victorious, it’d give you these flashes of the Prof’s beefcake alter ego. You all remember him from this year’s PAX East, right?
Japanese toy line Tomy Tec is releasing a series of train station benches. Boring, you say! Well, just look at all the possible figure hilarity these plastic seats make possible.
While it has been in print for just over five years, it was only recently that I learned of the existence of the Japan-only Professor Layton manga, Professor Layton and the Cheerful Mystery. At first I was excited to get it and dive into another original puzzle-filled Layton adventure. Then my anticipation plummeted…