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"Yo-Kai Academy Y" Gets A New Screenshot Via Twitter

"Yo-Kai Academy Y" Gets A New Screenshot Via Twitter

A little bit of a surprise this week as the CEO of Level 5 gave us a new screenshot to show off their upcoming game Yo-Kai Academy Y Akihiro Hino, the CEO of Level-5, took to his Twitter account to post the image you see here with a brief message We have it translated (as[...]

Level-5 Announces "Yo-Kai Watch 4" Western Release Date

Level-5 Announces "Yo-Kai Watch 4" Western Release

Apparently, Level-5 decided to bring some news to Anime Expo 2019 themselves as we got confirmation about Yo-Kai Watch 4's western release. This game has been one of the most on-again-off-again titles that has yet to see the light of day beyond Japan. The last chapter of the series was released on the 3DS three […]

A Deluxe Edition Of "Layton's Mystery Journey" Is Coming in November

Nintendo announced that Level-5 will be releasing Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy – Deluxe Edition for the Switch. The super unnecessary extra-long title of a game will be headed to the console on November 8th, and will basically be everything from the game wrapped into one package. By the looks of the […]

Check Out The Opening Movie For Yo-Kai Watch 4

Check Out The Opening Movie For Yo-Kai Watch 4

Level-5 decided to show off part of Yo-Kai Watch 4 before the game is released in June by highlighting the opening movie. Unless you speak Japanese you probably won't know what the lyrics to the song is, and the opening doesn't really give any hints as to what the story is in the game or […]

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is Getting More DLC Next Week

Bandai Namco and Level-5 announced that there will be another DLC addition coming to Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom next week. On March 19th for $15 you can pick up "Tale of a Timeless Tome" for the game, or just download it if you still have the Season Pass, as you will go down what […]

Yo-Kai Watch 3 is Coming to North America Next Year

Today, Nintendo announced that North American audiences will finally be getting Yo-Kai Watch 3, and it will be coming a little sooner than some may expect. According to Nintendo, the game will be coming to the west on February 8th, 2019. Level-5, the developers and producers of the game, haven't really commented on the release. In […]

Yo-Kai Watch 4 is Coming to the Nintendo Switch

Following in line with the news we reported a few weeks ago about how Level-5 would now produce titles exclusively for the Nintendo Switch, it appears the console will be getting Yo-Kai Watch 4 when the company eventually releases it. According to Gematsu, the game is currently in development and will feature Touma Tsukinami, Natsume Amano, Keesuke […]

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Level-5's CEO Says All Major Titles Will Now Come Out on Nintendo Switch

An interesting choice has been vocalized by Akihiro Hino, the CEO of Level-5 this week, as he informally announced that the company will be focusing efforts to only release their top major titles exclusively on the Nintendo Switch. In an interview with Japanese pop-culture website Nikkei Trendy, Hino said "Basically, in the future our main titles will all […]

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Level-5 is Planning a Modern-Day RPG as Next Title

In an interview with 4Gamer, Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada and Level-5 president and CEO Akirhiro Hino got into a discussion about Level-5's next project, in which we got a pretty big reveal that their next game will be an RPG set in modern times. Below is a snippet from the interview that was later translated by […]

Layton Mystery Detective Agency Gets a Second Trailer with Mysteries

Yesterday, Level-5 released a brand new trailer for Layton Mystery Detective Agency, which contains a few mysteries that will need solving when the series is released in April. Based on the popular 3DS series featuring Professor Layton, the series will focus on Katrielle Layton and her dog Sherl, along with a group of fellow detectives who […]

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Go Behind the Scenes of Ni No Kuni II to Talk Graphics, Lighting, and Roland

Bandai Namco has been releasing a ton of trailers in the run up to the release of Level-5's JRPG Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. The first is a behind-the-scenes video released last night that goes into the visual development process for the game, with a focus on lighting, shadows, and Level-5's attempt to make the […]

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Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Shows Off 15 Minutes of Gameplay in New Trailer

Bandai Namco has released a brand-new trailer for their upcoming JRPG Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. Level-5's new game looks pretty fantastic in this new video, which showcases 15 minutes of gameplay, which shows us the very beginning of the game including Evan's first meeting with Roland and their escape from the palace of Din […]

Professor Layton's Daughter To Get An Anime In 2018

Let alone whether or not it will be seen in North America and Europe.[caption id="attachment_768238" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Level-5[/caption]The Anime News Network, however, found out that LIDEN FILMS would be directing the series, along with some of the casting choices. Kana Hanazawa (Infini-T Force's Belle Lynn, March comes in like a lion's Hinata Kawamoto) will play Katrielle. Level 5 CEO Akihiro Hino (creative producer[...]

Two New Videos For 'Ni No Kuni II' Shows More Gameplay & A Boss Battle

Level-5 have decided to show off some new footage from Ni no Kuni II this week as they slowly build up to the game's release on January 18th. Below are a pair of videos released earlier this week with one focused on several aspects of the gameplay, which includes running around town and training. While the […]

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters Is Launching This Fall In Europe

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters is claims to be the definitive version of Yo-Kai Watch 2. And it mostly lives up to that, from what we know. Level-5 has no set release date for Psychic Specters but the game is launching in the Fall later this year in Europe. Back in April, it was announced that the game would […]

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The JRPG-est of JRPGs: Hands On With Ni No Kuni II At E3

Level-5 and Bandai Namco's Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is quite possibly the most JRPG feeling JRPG that made it to E3. That Bandai were the ones to bring the most Japanese role playing game to the show is not much of a surprise. Ni No Kuni II is gorgeous with highly stylized art, a […]

'Lady Layton' Gets A New Name And A Worldwide Release Date

After originally being announced during the Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation, Level-5 decided to give full details on the game and expand on the release. The full title will now be Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone's Conspiracy, and will be released worldwide on smartphones (instead of just in Japan) on July 20. Today the company provided more […]

Ni No Kuni 2 Announced For the PlayStation 4

This is just a little clean up from PlayStation Experience yesterday. During the Keynote, it was announced that a sequel to the cult favourite, Ni No Kuni was coming from developer Level-5. The first game was made in conjunciton with Studio Ghibli and it looked the part through and through. Ni No Kuni 2: Revanant […]