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The Japanese mobile game market is booming and studios are climbing aboard the money train. Take Level-5, for example. The next installments in the Professor Layton and Fantasy Life series are abandoning their homes on Ninte...

Back in 2013, Layton 7, the newest game in the series at the time, was announced for iOS, Android, and 3DS. Now it seems like the latter platform has been cut out entirely, as developer Level-5 unveiled its work so far on the...


Thank you, based Level-5! After announcing Fantasy Life, Nintendo revealed that we've also got this gem of a game to look forward to from the Yokai Watch developer (and Capcom too, of course.) We've been clamoring for it for...




Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is already available everywhere except North America, where it doesn't release until February next year. So, the only thing I can do until it releases here is watch video of it. Like, sa...

Level-5 has kicked the fans in the collective nuts with the complete tonal shift that is Layton 7. That must mean the games are on their last legs and can no longer make bank on Nintendo handhelds alone, right? Not likely if ...

I... I brought this upon myself. I said that Layton Brothers: Mystery Room was a great game. I said it was an excellent iOS companion to the traditional Layton series. I never should have had faith that a major gaming compan...



At some point Professor Layton had a child. We don't know how it was conceived, or whether or not it was through natural or unnatural means, but lo and behold, Alfendi Layton is a real thing, and he's starring in his own iOS ...

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is set to arrive on North American shores in 2014. After arriving in Japan back in late February, the sixth entry in Level-5's series of puzzlers is slated to arrive in Europe someti...

There isn't much to say about this that isn't better expressed through song, but there is one interesting piece of trivia to share. Sexy Luke is played by Capcom Fan Art legend and former Boondocks artist [name withheld per request]. That's pretty awesome. Other than that, I don't have much to say. Just watch the video.

The newest full trailer for Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies, the last game to star Professor Layton has dropped, and it's definitely worth watching -- whether you're fan or not. I have to admit, I got a little nostal...

We haven't been doing a good job of keeping you cool cats abreast of the final chapter in the Layton series, Professor Layton and the Azran Legeacies. That is a shame, considering the 3DS puzzle-venture is set ready to take ...


Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask will be my very first Professor Layton. This game, which I've learned is the fifth in the series, has just launched for the 3DS. With the huge following this franchise has gathered, ...

If celebrity endorsements are your thing, then there's a fresh new video for you to check out starring the Cruz sisters, Mónica and Penélope (sans the Mario outfit from the last ad).The gist is Penelope is shoot...





Direct from TGS 2012 comes this new trailer for upcoming 3DS game Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney! And it has actual gameplay! When I first heard Capcom and Level 5 were teaming up to make this game, I thought I was dreami...


Update: Professor Layton VS Ace Attorney has been added to the line-up and there are now three mystery games (one falling under the "family" category). After a weak showing last year, next month Level-5 will bring the goods t...

This morning's Nintendo Direct presentation brought about an announcement for a new 3DS Professor Layton title, which Siliconera has translated as Professor Layton and the Legacy of the Super Civilization A. Level-5's Akihiro...


Back in July, Viz Media promised to localize Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva for American shores. Well by golly, it kept its word! The company just sent out a press release to announce that the Layton movie will arrive ...


You can never have enough Layton in your life! That's the rule. With that thought, Level-5 has announced Layton Brothers: Mystery Room for iOS devices. Instead of assuming the role of the ol' professor, you'll take command o...


Remember that Professor Layton, Ace Attorney crossover news that happened a while ago? Well not only do we have screenshots for it, there is even a video! Sadly all the text is in Japanese, but Bolt2nd, the person who upload...

[Update: According to GamesRadar, an English release might be possible. Hmmmmm...] Guess what game wasn't playable at the Tokyo Game Show this year. Good guess if you said, "Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney"! Now, when will ...

New details have emerged regarding the release of Professor Layton and the Last Specter on Nintendo DS. The fourth installment in the puzzle-solving mystery series begins a new trilogy which acts as a prequel to the dete...

You cheeky Brits have been enjoying Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva for almost a year now. Now it's time for the filthy Yanks to get our cryptic on! At the Anime Expo in Los Angeles yesterday, anime distributor Viz Medi...

Okay, this is confusing. Just today, Nintendo announced a brand new game in the extraordinary Professor Layton series, Professor Layton and the Last Specter. But it is not for the 3DS. It's for the regular DS. And it's been ...

We know the Layton series is a moneymaker -- the first four DS games have shipped over 11 million units globally. Nonetheless, every time one of the games hits a milestone, I feel like throwing a party. Just this morning, Lev...

I haven't picked up 3DS game Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask yet, but some of my friends have and they're all loving it. I was wondering if it would be the top-selling title, and now Famitsu has confirmed that...

Have you seen seen Layton's hair in his debut 3DS title, Professor Layton and the Mask of the Miracle? He's totally got an afro now, and I think it's awesome. Reportedly, part of the game takes place in the present day, and ...

A batch of new screenshots for Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle have arrived and they look like screenshots for a Professor Layton game. More than half of these could have been taken directly out of the trai...

And the 3DS game announcements just keep on coming! Level-5 has released this trailer for Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle and it looks delightful. But I wouldn't expect anything else from the puzzle-loving gent...


Nintendo has a Professor Layton themed event planned for September 7th in San Francisco, giving fans a taste of the latest release in the franchise. Taking place at Union Square, Nintendo will have red British phone booths on...


Puzzle fans rejoice! The next installment in the Professor Layton series, Professor Layton and the Unwound Future, will be coming out for the DS on September 20th of this year. (There's also a separate Layton game, ...

There's a Professor Layton animated movie called Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva that was released in Japan awhile back. It was written by Level-5's Akihiro Hino, the designer of all three Layton games, for theatrical r...

This ought to brighten your day a bit. It's Professor Layton, master mystery mister, cavorting arou nd on an ice rink. Marvel as he twirls, spins and looks alternately quizzical and smug. I swear, is there nothing that man in the stovepipe can't do? Next, we're going to see him pulling 720° spins on a halfpipe somewhere. Or wrestling bears. Professor Layton - ON ICE! [AllAbouttheGames]

Ok, let's be perfectly honest here: this Professor Layton Revoltech figure is on-fire hot. If I had a saltier lexicon, one surely unbefitting of a gentleman like Professor Layton, I'd say it was sh*thot. At the very least, I ...

Sometimes a picture says a 1,000 words. This is one of those cases. Look above. You want it. I don't even need to write anymore, do I? Professor Layton toys would be the bomb and now they exist or will at some point and you w...

As you can see from the photo above, one of the sights of the TGS merch room this year would be a sure thrill to fans of the Professor Layton game series. These unfortunately weren't for sale just yet, displayed with a sign t...






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