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Professor Layton And The Curious Village

First Layton title hits 1 million units sold in Japan

Level 5 boss Akihiro Hino has confirmed in a tweet that the first Professor Layton title, The Curious Village, has sold 1 million units in Japan since its launch in 2007 for DS. The series has now shipped 11 million units worldwide. Three more titles in the series launched on DS, with the fifth in […]

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Professor Layton And The Curious Village headlines

  • Wii Sports Resort, Layton top Nintendo games of 2009 in UK

    ELSPA’s announced that Wii Sports Resort and Professor Layton and the Curious Village were the top-selling Wii and DS games, respectively, last year in the UK.

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  • Professor Layton and his diabolical box move 67.5K units in US

    NPD has revealed that Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box sold 67,500 units in the US during its seven days of availability for the month of August. According to Gamasutra, the first Layton game, The Curious Village, was the top-selling DS game in the US during its first three weeks of availability. The September NPD […]

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  • GDC: Level 5 confirms Western Layton sequels on way

    According to MCV, Level 5′s confirmed that the sequel to much-loved DS puzzler Professor Layton and the Curious Village – Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box – will be heading west within the next six months. The third part of the series will reach us next year, apparently. Bit more through here.

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  • Watch bossy Lisa Kudrow in Professor Layton TV spot

    Lisa Kudrow has already been seen in DS TV spots for Cooking Mama, so the fact she’s now appearing in one for Professor Layton and the Curious Village is no real shock. She seems rather bossy in it. We feel a bit bad for her friend. Watch it after the break.

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  • Japan: Professor Layton and the Devil's Flute releasing alongside Layton film

    According to the latest issue of Famitsu, not only is the Professor Layton and the Eternal Songstress movie scheduled for a 2010 release in Japan, but Level-5 will be releasing a new Layton DS trilogy to go along with it. The first offering, Professor Layton and the Devil’s Flute, is set three years before the […]

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  • Professor Layton gets date for Europe

    According to 15,000 reports this morning, Professor Layton and Curious Village will release in Europe on November 7. The DS puzzle-thriller thing’s been out in the US and Japan for ages, but there we are.

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  • Far Cry 2 narrative "took a page from Professor Layton"

    Of course it did. Open world death game set in the African outback assumes narrative cues from odd DS puzzle thing. Stands to reason. “You see the blocks of text there,” Far Cry 2 narrative designer Patrick Redding said, pointing at the screen during a demo of the game at Games Convention last week. “We […]

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  • Professor Layton sequel confirmed for US

    A sequel to Professor Layton and the Curious Village has apparently been confirmed for US relief by the DS game’s manual, says this. The title released in America yesterday. As far as we know, this is down for a European launch, but no date’s been fixed as yet.

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