Tag Archives: level-5
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 | 16:19 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch succeeds in championing a genre all too often derided. John Robertson remembers why JRPGs are the once and future king of single-player gaming.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 18:05 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch reviews have landed on the Internet, and the general consensus is that the game is a good one. Hit up the break for the scores.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 04:58 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is just a few days away, so now is the time to upgrade your pre-order to the snazzy Wizard’s Edition if you’re going to do it. To help you make up your mind either way, here’s a Namco Bandai video unboxing the contents – gorgeous packaging, plushie, art book and more.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 14:26 GMT
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies, known in Japan as Professor Layton and the Legacy of the Super Civilization A, has a new video available courtesy of AGB. The title will be the last in the prequel trilogy for the series, and, sadly, the last featuring Herschel Layton. It’s due in Japan on February 28, and will likely head west sometime in the fall if history is anything to go by.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 22:42 GMT
Fantasy Life, Level-5′s latest 3DS RPG, is set to become a series following retail success in Japan.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 23:21 GMT
Level-5 has shared two interesting bits of Professor Layton news today – a release date for its latest game, and a special re-issue of most recent effort Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 20:08 GMT
Ni No Kuni has been delayed by a week, meaning it will now release on February 1 in Europe instead of January 25. Namco Bandai said the delay was due to a logistical issue and as a way of apology, is offering a downloadable Draggle familiar for the trouble. It will be available at launch. The game is still slated for January 22 on PS3 in North America. Watch a new behind-the-scenes video below, which will either tide you over or make you want it more. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 05:03 GMT
Level-5′s latest game, Fantasy Life, launched on December 27, and is going down particularly well with Japanese audiences.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 22:19 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is just over one month away; this second developer diary shows off the RPG’s gorgeous visual stylings, and explains how Level-5 and Studio Ghibli collaborated to produce the latter’s distinctive look.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 17:39 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has gone gold for PS3, and to celebrate, Level-5 and Namco have released a ton of gorgeous screenshots. The game will be available for purchase through PSN as well as at retail in North America, Europe and Australia on January 22 and January 25, respectively, in standard both and the nifty Wizard’s Edition. This has been on our radar for ages, and we’re super excited that it’s no longer so far off. Enjoy the shots below.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 14:34 GMT
Tue, Dec 11, 2012 | 08:49 GMT
Sega is suing Professor Layton developer Level-5 over touch screen controls in the DS version of Inazuma Eleven, its popular football RPG series. Sega is calling for the halting of all sales of the game in Japan. Get the details below.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 14:47 GMT
Level-5 has created some of the most successful Japanese exports of the generation, yet its inner workings remain a mystery. Dave Cook speaks with the CEO Akihiro Hino to gain some insight.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 01:18 GMT
A behind the scenes video for Level-5 and Studio Ghibli’s Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch discusses how the developer attained such an authentic graphical style.
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 | 22:21 GMT
No No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch arrives in demo form this week, the highlight of a pretty packed US PlayStation Store update. Destructoid reports the demo also arrives on the European PlayStation Network this week, on Wednesday December 5. The taster feature two environments and allows you to tackle two bosses, the Guardian of the Woods and Moltaan. Ni No Kuni, a collaboration between Level-5 and the animation masters at Studio Ghibli, is a PlayStation 3 exclusive due in January 2013.
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 | 05:08 GMT
Aero Porter is Yoot Saito’s contribution to Level-5′s Guild01 compilation, and is now available via the 3DS eShop. The creator of the Dreamcast’s legendary Seaman life sim put together an airport management game, and in this launch trailer, admits that he hopes you won’t have to “put a lot of thought into” it as you “become addicted organically” to its increasingly franctic gameplay. Also, you can make the planes pink if you want. Check it out through the break.
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 21:24 GMT
Crimson Shroud from Yasumi Matsuno and Level-5 has been given a release date in the both Europe and North America.
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 05:05 GMT
Professor Layton vs Ace Attorney ticks so many of my boxes I’ve had to print out a whole new extra form for it to keep filling. The Level-5 and Capcom crossover hits 3DS in Japan tomorrow but has not been confirmed for western release, to my unceasing distress. Watch the launch trailer through the break and see if you aren’t inspired to finally pack up your things, vow to learn kanji, and move to the homeland of such delights.
Fri, Nov 23, 2012 | 02:30 GMT
Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney may be a slash fic fan’s dream come true, but it’s also an actual thing you may one day be able to play and presumably would like to know something about, unless you have no taste. This amazing hybrid has two sides to gameplay; through the break you can see the Layton-inspired side in action.
Mon, Jul 08, 2013 | 02:28 BST
Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney has received a new trailer from Level-5 and Capcom. The 3DS crossover is out in Japan on November 29th and sees both Layton and Phoenix Wright cast back in time to the era of witch hunts. The new clip features puzzles, court room battles and more. Check it out below.