Waiting for the Next Profesor Layton Gets Harder Thanks to New Trailer

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… » 10/30/13 12:30pm 10/30/13 12:30pm

Sexy Professor Layton Is Always Right, Never Wrong

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? » 5/09/13 12:30pm 5/09/13 12:30pm

...And Then There Was That One Time When Luke Peeped on Layton in the…

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… » 3/05/13 7:40am 3/05/13 7:40am

If it Weren't for This Book, Professor Layton Wouldn't Exist

The Professor Layton series is one of the staples of the Nintendo DS and its successor, the 3DS. The series has sold over 13 million copies across the world and has spawned spinoff games, novels, a manga, and a feature film. And what is the inspiration for all this? A book series that series creator Akihiro Hino read… » 3/05/13 5:00am 3/05/13 5:00am