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Look! Fresh news and screens for Layton vs. Ace Attorney


Sep 18
[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 ... read

Layton and the Last Specter hits US October 17


Aug 29
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... read

Professor Layton movie is bound for North America


Jul 02
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... read

E3: Professor Layton and the Last Specter announced!


Jun 07
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 ... read

Layton's first game goes platinum in Japan


Apr 05
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... read

3DS top game: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask


Mar 01
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... read

Professor Layton and the Mask of the Miracle Afro


Jan 08
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 ... read

Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle screenshots


Jan 05
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... read

Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle announced


Sep 29
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... read

Professor Layton and his apprentice Luke have returned for their third DS game, and as those who have played the previous games probably expected, it's really good. Professor Layton and the Unwound Future takes the formula th... read feature

Professor Layton's men vs women San Francisco challenge


Aug 31
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... read

You love him, I love him -- the good Professor Layton will be making his return to Nintendo's handheld on September 12 with Professor Layton and the Unwound Future. Puzzled as to why this is news, considering a release date f... read feature

E3 10: New Prof. Layton game dated for September 20th


Jun 15
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, ... read

Professor Layton anime to be released in English


Apr 07
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... read

Professor Layton takes to the ice


Jan 29
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] read

So baller: Professor Layton Revoltech coming in March


Jan 15
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 ... read

Professor Layton lands in action figure form


Nov 01
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... read

TGS 09: Professor Layton plushies are coming!


Sep 25
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... read

The Memory Card .68: Anton's love story


Sep 24
“The Memory Card” is a seasonal feature that dissects and honors some of the most artistic, innovative, and memorable videogame moments of all time.Love is portrayed in many different ways in videogames. In epic J... read

Professor Layton traveling America, giving free stuff


Sep 22
Nintendo is sending out a Professor Layton lookalike to four major cities across the United States. Why? To give people free stuff! Tomorrow, the Layton will be somewhere in Minneapolis from 11AM to 1PM. If you spot the Layto... read

Professor Layton and the Devil's Flute ... the RPG?


Aug 25
Well, it won't be it's own standalone RPG ... but the new Professor Layton game (the fourth in the series) will have some RPG elements in it. Joystiq reports that at last night's Level-5 Vision conference the company revealed... read

Want to know what's going to be at Tokyo Game Show?


Aug 21
What do Dale, Nick, Rey and myself get to check out when we head out next month to this year's Tokyo Game Show, you ask? Well, it seems like (via show organizer CESA) a few companies have released listings of what games will... read

Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box tea party!


Aug 21
The concept of "Ladies Who Lunch" somehow got a whole lot less boring last night at the The Carlyle hotel in New York as a tea party was held to celebrate the release of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box. Good... read

Professor Layton movie trailer hits Japan


Jul 18
Professor Layton is awesome. I don't think I've ever wanted to be told I was correct by anyone else more in my entire life. And when you were wrong... oh the shame. Why bring up what everyone already knows? Well, besides the ... read

Stop the presses: Professor Layton is on Twitter


Jun 30
Breaking news everybody! Professor Layton is on Twitter! The account was created to build up hype for Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box's upcoming release this August and the Professor has been giving out riddles since ... read






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