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If you live across the pond and have heavily considered bringing a 3DS XL into your life, you might want to do so within the next 10 days. New 3DS XL units registered with the Nintendo Network between now and Tuesday, January 15 can download any one of the following five eShop titles for free: S...

January 5th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Professor Layton has become one of my favorite series over the course of five games, but I never think of it as such until another one drops in my lap. The same low-key quality that makes each game such a relaxing, rejuvenating bit of comfort food also makes it easy to forget when one isn't in my D...

October 29th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Along with a sudden influx of 3DS release dates, Nintendo quietly sneaked out new trailers for some of the newly dated – and newly announced – games. Above, experience the intrigue and drama of Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask.After the break, feel the appropriate emotions as you w...

August 13th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The next chapter in super sleuth Professor Layton's life debuts on the 3DS later this year. Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask will launch on the 3DS in November. And to support the game following launch, Nintendo will release one downloadable puzzle every day, for a full year. These puzzles wil...

June 22nd 2012 at 12:15am 0 Comments
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The Professor Layton titles traditionally take their sweet time heading across the continent from Japan to the EU, and the series' first 3DS entry, called Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle in Japan, is no exception. It arrived in the land of the Rising Sun last February, and hasn't been rele...

November 17th 2011 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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Why does Level-5 continue making Professor Layton games? It's a mystery unworthy of even the apprentice puzzle-detective Luke Triton: they sell in large quantities. Giving an indication of how healthy those sales are, Level-5 announced that it has shipped 11.47 million copies worldwide of the four D...

February 18th 2011 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Level-5 plans to reveal four unannounced games at its annual "Vision" event on October 19. The Japanese publisher teased as much on its official Vision 2010 website (pictured), which features four question-marked spots. Could one (or more) of these mystery projects be related to the "truly interest...

October 5th 2010 at 6:13pm 0 Comments