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Celebrating the Rise of Level-5

By Ishaan . August 2, 2009 . 3:20pm

Astounding then, that an up and coming publisher like Level-5 — far from the 320-pound* gorillas like Square Enix and Capcom — could not only introduce two new IPs in Japan in these past three years, but also successfully spin them off into other forms of media.

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Level-5 Teases Three Unannounced Projects For Vision 2009

By Ishaan . July 16, 2009 . 8:52pm

Level-5 have updated their website confirming that they will be revealing three unannounced projects at their Vision event later this year.

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Level 5 Passes Two Versions Of Inazuma Eleven 2 To Retailers

By Spencer . July 15, 2009 . 12:34pm

Inazuma Eleven 2: The Threat of the Invaders is scheduled for release on October 1. Like fellow CoroCoro Comic series Mega Man Star Force, it’s being split into two games.

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Level 5 Looking To Score With Inazuma Eleven 2 And New Casual Game Series

By Spencer . April 15, 2009 . 9:51am

In addition to Dragon Quest IX and the English version of White Knight Chronicles, Level 5 self publishes games. Soccer RPG series Inazuma Eleven is a hot property with a game, manga, and anime series airing in Japan. Inazuma Eleven 2: The Threat of the Invaders, the sequel scheduled for release on October 1, features […]

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Hands On Inazuma Eleven’s Random Soccer Battles

By Spencer . September 23, 2008 . 9:52pm

In Level 5’s soccer RPG soccer matches can occur anywhere. Kids from other sport clubs challenge Mamoru Endou’s,team to bite sized battles while you’re peacefully walking on the map. There are two kinds of random encounters in Inazuma Eleven. Each one has a different path to victory. If you start with the ball you need […]

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Inazuma Eleven snags a second title

By Spencer . September 3, 2008 . 10:06am

The soccer RPG, Inazuma Eleven, hasn’t even been out for a month and Level 5 is already moving on the next game in the series. According to the Tokyo Game Show 2008 game list, a new Inazuma Eleven game is currently in development. While Inazuma Eleven is a Nintendo DS game it isn’t clear if […]

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Inazuma Eleven looks sharp in motion

By Spencer . May 14, 2008 . 1:33pm

Inazuma Eleven looks pretty awesome in this four minute montage of anime clips and supernatural soccer shots. One second you’re tapping on a teammate to pass the ball. The next three opponents connect dark purple energy to form a triangle and the death zone attack. Inazuma Eleven is certainly different and for me that’s a […]

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Inazuma Eleven kicks off in August

By Spencer . April 9, 2008 . 4:34am

We haven’t heard much about Level 5’s soccer RPG, but that should change since Inazuma Eleven is scheduled to come out on August 22 in Japan. Like Professor Layton the Nintendo DS game will include anime sequences produced by Oriental Light and Magic. The studio must be taking some time away from Pokemon to sketch […]

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Layton’s lost London adventure available for rent at Tsutaya

By Spencer . February 19, 2008 . 8:59am

You might remember the Level 5 booth at Tokyo Game Show had a humongous line and many of the patient patrons left without a coveted Level 5 Premium Silver DS cartridge. The rare gift had a demo of Inazuma Eleven, a soccer RPG, and a side story with Professor Layton vacationing in London. Fortunately, Layton’s […]