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Level-5 Is Planning Something To Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary Next Year

Level-5 Is Planning Something To Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary Next Year

Level-5, the developers behind Professor Layton, Inazuma Eleven, Yokai Watch, etc. will be celebrating their 20th anniversary next year in 2018. Having being founded in 1998, the studio has went on to bring multiple titles across multiple Nintendo platforms.

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Level-5 CEO: Creation of Layton and Why it Remains Successful

Level-5 CEO: Creation of Layton and Why it Remains Successful

In an interview with Glixel, Level-5 CEO, Akihiro Hino spoke about how the idea of Professor Layton come about.  Speaking with them, Akihiro said that Level-5 was inspired by the popularity of brainteaser/brain-exercising games available back then, which included a “Brain Exercise” game on the DS. However, Akihiro did not just want to make another “Brain Exercise” game and decided to switch the formula up a bit.

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