Level-5 announced Yokai Watch World, a Google Map based AR game filled with Yokai Watch characters. That sounds familiar! The game is available for download today in Japan for iOS and Android.
As previously reported, Professor Layton and the Curious Village is coming to smartphones. Here is the debut trailer. The app will be released on iOS and Android next month in Japan. No word yet on an international release.
Fantasy Life Online, Level-5's RPG sim for mobile, was first announced back in 2015 and, by website Barukanlog’s count has been previously delayed four times, will be delayed again from its schedule spring to release in Japan to this summer.
In Ni no Kuni II there are well over 100 sidequests you can undertake. They’re mostly a collection of sugary mini-stories that helps bring you into its good-natured, colorful, storybook JRPG world. It took a special kind of bastard to undermine the game’s overwhelming positivity. I found him in Hydropolis.
The latest Japanese commercial for Ni no Kuni II appears to be backfiring on Twitter and, as of posting, has racked up 847 dislikes compared to 188 likes. What gives? Blame the music.
If you have spent the past decade wishing there was more Suikoden in your life, then oh boy do I have some news for you: Ni no Kuni II is as close as we’ve gotten since 2006, thanks to an elegant kingdom-building system that’s a lot of fun to use.
Level-5 announced it’s porting 3DS game The Snack World:TreJarers to the Nintendo Switch. The exact release date is still TBA, and no word yet if it will get an international release.
Here’s a puzzle: Why does a game that, DLC included, costs $39 on mobile in July cost $48 on 3DS in October?
Professor Layton is back! Well, it’s actually his daughter Katrielle this time around. But other than that, Layton’s Mystery Journey is the return of everybody’s favorite London-based puzzle adventure game series. Here are my first impressions, about 5 hours in.
Nintendo 3DS game The Snack World has been delayed. Originally scheduled for a July 13 release in Japan, it has been moved to August 10. The reason developer Level-5 gives is to “further improve quality” and to make playing enjoyable for all.
Keiji Inafune of Dead Rising fame and Akihiro Hino of Professor Layton fame have established a new company called Level-5 Comcept. This subsidiary is completely owned by Level-5.
Here’s the latest trailer for Layton Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy, which features loads of wonderful animation from A-1 Pictures. The iOS and Android versions will be released in the US on July 20.
Following yesterday evening’s news that the next game in the Professor Layton series will hit Japan on July 20, publisher Level-5 has now revealed that the new game starring the professor’s daughter will be available worldwide that very day—on iOS and Android, but not Nintendo 3DS.
Level-5's next big game The Snack World: Trejarers will be released in Japan on July 13. A new trailer gives a closer look at the 3DS title, which has an RPG setting, but with smartphones and modern convenience stores. Nintendo calls it a “hyper casual fantasy.” No word about an international release.
Here’s your first look at the new Inazuma Eleven anime. Titled Inazuma Eleven Ares no Tenpin, it’s the latest entry in Level-5's soccer series. The show will be broadcasting this October in Japan.
Here’s the latest trailer for Level-5's newest project The Snack World. It will get a TV anime series in Japan starting this spring, a 3DS game this summer, and an smartphone title this December. Might be worth keeping an eye out on this one.
Many people have pinged me asking what Hasbro is showing for Yo-Kai Watch at Toy Fair. We’ll have to wait until we’re closer to season three to see new toys, but they did have connectable Wibble Wobble figures, as mimicked here by the best demo guy ever, Eric. Eric Von Demoguy.
Level-5 recently showed off its upcoming Inazuma Eleven game. The hardware is still TBA, but as folks are pointing out in Japan, it sure doesn’t look like a Wii U title or a 3DS one, for that matter. Hrm...