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 Nintendo platforms to go full-on mobile. Naturally, fans are upset.
Meanwhile, Level-5 is laughing all the way to the bank. Somewhere company president Akihiro Hino is doing backstroke in an Olympic-size swimming pool filled with all that Yo-Kai Watch money envisioning his next cash cow. Also, a fancy new hot tub filled to the brim with Spanish doubloons.
Anyway, the change doesn't seem to bother Sexy Layton too much. Can't fight the mobile train.... read more