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So, just what is left for the Nintendo 3DS?

On February 26, the Nintendo 3DS will celebrate its seventh year on the market. In that time, it has sold more than 70 million units worldwide and more than 340 million games. It’s been home to the great franchises we grew up with lik...


Level-5 is turning 20 soon, and they're going to celebrate

Level-5, the company known for hits like Professor Layton and Yo-Kai Watch, is turning 20 next year. In October of 2018 to be exact, and its CEO, Akihiro Hino has something planned to celebrate. While we're not exactly sure what that is, he...


Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom further delayed until Spring

Bandai Namco have recently announced that RPG sequel Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom will miss its intended January launch date. This is the second delay to hit the Level-5 anime adventure.Ni no Kuni II was initially expected to launch in N...

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A new Professor Layton show is in the works

The Professor Layton series is pretty god damned awesome and has always contained an anime style for it's animation. It was one of the first DS games to have full motion video that didn't look like absolute garbage and even resembled Studio...


Inafune's struggling studio Comcept acquired by Level-5

Inafune just got a life preserve. It's no secret that the once on-top Mega Man producer (and father of the character, not creator) has been struggling with the studio he founded in 2010, Comcept. Mighty No. 9 failed to meet basically anyone...


Ni No Kuni 2 release date is finally here

Lots of information has trickled out slowly over the last couple of years since Ni No Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom was announced, but the last piece of the puzzle was an exact release date. Now we know that it will be out in time for ...


Level 5 is developing for Nintendo Switch

Level 5 CEO Akihiro Hino stated "although I can't reveal the content, we're making game(s) for [the Nintendo Switch]" in a Nikkei Trendy Interview. Japanese language does not differentiate nouns by plurality or singularity, so it's not clea...


(Update) Fret not, Layton is gone, but Lady Layton lives on

[Update: It's set for a worldwide release on July 20 as "Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaire’s Conspiracy."] Level-5 hung up Layton's hat for a bit, but for a series that sold nearly 16 million copies over it...


Snack World begins its quest for domination in April

Level 5 is riding high with Yo-Kai Watch, at least in Japan, where it made a killing for them in the gaming, anime, and toy industry. They're hoping to repeat that success with Snack World, a TV show based on a game that hasn't come out yet...


Yo-Kai Watch 2 won't make it to Europe until April 7

Nintendo has left European Yo-Kai watch fans hanging with a late-as-heck release of Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls, and that wait will have to last a while longer yet. Both versions of the creature-collecting ...


Ni No Kuni II is coming to PC this year

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is still slated for a PS4 release sometime this year, but Bandai Namco has just announced that PC owners will be able to get in on the action as well. It wasn't stated that they would be guaranteed to arrive ...


Level-5 is holding a big sale on the 3DS eShop

Hey, remember the two "Guild" compilations that were released on the 3DS several years back? I do! I even have my own special folder for them. They were a great set of seven games that were originally released in Japan as two bundles, ...


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