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When Professor Layton Solves A Riddle He Eats His Own Chocolate

By Spencer . January 7, 2013 . 11:27pm

Pocky maker Glico is selling Professor Layton’s Puzzle Solution Break Chocolate. There are two flavors chocolate gateau and oolong tea chiffon cake.

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Professor Layton Royale, A “Reasoning RPG,” Is Headed To Mobile Phones

By Ishaan . June 21, 2011 . 4:55am

Professor Layton Royale will be a crossover between the Layton franchise and Mobage operator DeNA’s own Kaito Royale series.

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Level-5′s North American Office Working On Games For The West

By Spencer . March 18, 2011 . 11:43am

Remember when we mentioned Level-5, creators of Studio Ghibli project Ni no Kuni, was opening an office in Santa Monica? It’s open and currently has five employees working on games for the North American market.

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The Conceptualization Of The Professor Layton Series

By Ishaan . February 10, 2011 . 8:17am

A fascinating account of how the Professor Layton series was conceived by Level 5 president, Akihiro Hino.

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Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle Has Two Timelines

By Ishaan . October 19, 2010 . 4:24am

Level-5 talk about the latest Professor Layton title at their Vision 2010 event.

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Square Enix And Level 5 CEOs Sit Down For Dinner

By Spencer . August 1, 2010 . 6:28am

News about a dinner meeting with Yoichi Wada, CEO of Square Enix, and Akihiro Hino, CEO of Level 5, chirped on Twitter.

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Professor Layton And The Unwound Future Sleuthed

By Spencer . May 21, 2010 . 1:20am

Every puzzle has an answer and Professor Layton and the Unwound Future isn’t much of a riddle.

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Report: Level 5 Opening Office In North America

By Spencer . February 9, 2010 . 2:48pm

Level 5 is going a leap beyond licensing Professor Layton. Akihiro Hino, President, plans on bringing Level 5 (the company) to North America.

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Satoru Iwata On The Importance Of Creating Social Phenomena

By Ishaan . February 7, 2010 . 10:58am

Nintendo’s president highlights the importance of games with a high “visibility in society,” citing sales performances of Style Savvy and Professor Layton as two examples of failed attempts with future potential.

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Level 5 Opens Tokyo Office For “Overseas Business”

By Spencer . January 14, 2010 . 3:00am

Level 5 is expanding beyond their headquarters in Fukuoka. The Professor Layton and Inazuma Eleven developer opened a new office in Tokyo.

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Next Professor Layton Game Revealed

By Spencer . November 25, 2009 . 8:56am

Can Layton solve the mystery behind a miracle giving mask? Of course! After all, Professor Layton and the Curious Village exists.

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Thoughts On Vision 2009

By Ishaan . August 30, 2009 . 1:15pm

Level-5′s other two “secret” games, which may or may not have been Ushiro for PSP and Inazuma Eleven Break, weren’t in a state to be revealed unfortunately.

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Europe Loves Professor Layton

By Spencer . August 3, 2009 . 2:38pm

Professor Layton and the Curious Village sales were decent in North America, great in Japan, and phenomenal in Europe.

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Level 5 Linking Layton And Key Franchises To ROID

By Ishaan . August 3, 2009 . 11:14am

Level-5 teases Inazuma Eleven Future and both Professor Layton and Ni no Kuni projects for ROID.

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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.