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Level 5 trademarks 'Professor Layton and the Unwound Future'

According to Siliconera, Level 5 recently trademarked "Professor Layton and the Unwound Future," which seems to correspond with the Japanese name of the third puzzle-rich Professor Layton game, Professor Layton and the Final Time Travel. This is just ... this is so frustrating. We've told Layton...

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Level-5's Layton-esque 'Sloane and MacHale's Mysterious Story' launches this week in Japan

Last year, in the midst of a pile of news from Level-5, the company quietly announced three DS puzzle games called the Atamania series. The first game in that series comes out on May 21 in Japan, and it looks like something worth getting excited about! Sloane and MacHale's Mysterious Story is, like...

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GDC09: Professor Layton 2 planned for North America and Europe this year

Okay, let's take stock. We got a new Zelda, the Wii "Storage Solution" (which is actually better than Nintendo originally made it out to be), and arcade games and Final Fantasies on Virtual Console. How could this GDC get any better for Nintendo fans? How about Professor Layton 2? At Level-5's...

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Professor Layton and the Anime Trailers

In addition to those two Professor Layton DS games that Japan has that we don't, a Layton anime movie, with an original story by Level-5 president Akihiro Hino, is scheduled for release sometime this year. The two short teasers here advertise the movie in true Layton form: with puzzles! SPOILERS for...

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Layton leads Japanese software charts

No. 042 20 Picarats Coins: 10 "Luke, why don't you solve this one? Correctly order the following games in terms of their sales in Japan this week." "Okay professor. I think I've got it!" Professor Layton and The Final Time Journey (DS): 347K World Soccer...

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Gaming to Go: Professor Layton and the Curious Village

A game revolving solely around time-consuming, tear-inducing brain teasers likely isn't anyone's first guess for the kind of quick gaming the DS so clearly excels at. Layton might be an unusual choice for this week's edition of Gaming to Go, but it's most certainly not a bad one, as the unique...

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Another Week in Japan: Hardware and software numbers 5/19-5/25

After a somewhat stalwart week, DS software recovered nicely and once again dominated the charts. Even though the same amount of games appeared in the top thirty (fifteen in total), they ranked higher on average than they did in the previous week. Good software sales also gave DS hardware a little...

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Layton has a puzzle to solve on your mobile phone

We love Professor Layton. No, not the game, the man. Actually, we do love the game, too. We just love to love things! Looks like Japan loves the guy enough to warrant the series extending itself over to cell phones. The first game, Professor Layton and the Curious Village is already available and...

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Professor Layton and the Last Time Travel announced for Japan

Everyone who dug Professor Layton and the Curious Village (see: the entire DS Fanboy staff and its readers), then you'll be happy to know the series continues on unabated in Japan, as Professor Layton and the Last Time Travel has been announced for the region. Level 5 has confirmed that the title...

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Miyamoto, DS take home some Famitsu awards

Hey, who doesn't know how awesome Shigeru Miyamoto is? Your grandmother? Shove her to the ground. Seriously, the man is a legend and your grandmother's frail, aged bones need to recognize that. Speaking of recognition, Miyamoto and select titles on the DS recently got themselves some, as Famitsu...

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