Fantasy Life

Fantasy Life

2014

System
3DS
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Level-5

8.4

Game Rating

User Ratings: 109

Our Review: 8/10

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November2014

  • Feature Working 9 to 5 in a Fantasy Life - Week Twelve: Cook

    Bread to rights

    In the final part of a regular series, Karen takes on Fantasy Life in a variety of 'lives' and documents her adventures. Today is the day I complete my Life journey in Reveria. All of the Lives I have spent time as, all of the monster parts and mushrooms I have gathered, my fears of a secret organisation creating a new world order...

  • Feature Working 9 to 5 in a Fantasy Life - Week Eleven: Angler

    The never-ending quest for fewer fish in the sea

    In the eleventh part of a regular series, Karen takes on Fantasy Life in a variety of 'lives' and documents her adventures. After last week’s work as a mercenary defending Castele and other associated kingdoms from the scourge of overgrown lizards and smaller nuisances, I wanted a change of pace...

  • Feature Working 9 to 5 in a Fantasy Life - Week Ten: Mercenary

    Paladins go to the palace balls, mercenaries go everywhere else

    In the tenth part of a regular series, Karen takes on Fantasy Life in a variety of 'lives' and documents her adventures. Last week’s adventure in couch-building and furniture storage left me living large in my well-appointed new digs, the manor house in Castele’s market district. I...

  • Feature Working 9 to 5 in a Fantasy Life - Week Nine: Carpenter

    We do it awl

    In the ninth part of a regular series, Karen takes on Fantasy Life in a variety of 'lives' and documents her adventures. Last week’s outdoors adventure in nature walks and axe-handling left me with a dilapidated house full of logs, broken furniture, and a missing cat. Rather than move into the inn permanently and replace said cat I...

  • Feature Working 9 to 5 in a Fantasy Life - Week Eight: Woodcutter

    If a tree falls in the forest, that was probably me

    In the eighth part of a regular series, Karen takes on Fantasy Life in a variety of 'lives' and documents her adventures. At the behest of one of the forest spirits I got to know while summoning blasts of elemental energy and healing the scrapes I got from wearing flimsy but fashionable cloth...

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  • Video Debut Fantasy Life Link Trailer Arrives in Japan

    How's that localisation going, Level-5?

    Fantasy Life, if you don't already know, is a 3DS title that came from a collaboration between Level-5 and Nintendo subsidiary Brownie Brown, which is now known as 1-UP Studios. It's a title where you can choose a a profession and interact with the large game world, and when you feel like it you can embark on...

May2013

  • News Level-5 Has No Plans To Bring Any Titles To New Systems Just Yet

    Currently observing "how technology advances"

    Level-5, the Japanese developer behind titles such as Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask, Inazuma Eleven, the Guild01 and 02 collections and a whole heap more, is celebrating its 15th anniversary later this year. The time has certainly flown by and in an interview with Famitsu - helpfully translated...

  • News Fantasy Life Expansion Heading to 3DS in Japan

    We're still hoping for localisation

    Level-5's Fantasy Life, which was developed along with Nintendo subsidiary 1-Up Studios — formerly Brownie Brown — has performed well in Japan, so much so that the publisher has announced a new upgraded version of the title, called Fantasy Life Link!. As an RPG that allows you to choose a career, set off on a...

April2013

  • News Level 5's Fantasy Life Ships 300,000 Copies In Japan

    Another 3DS smash-hit is on the cards

    Level 5 CEO Akihiro Hino has revealed that total shipments to date of 3DS title Fantasy Life have reached the 300,000 mark in Japan. Back in January, we reported that the game — which is a collaboration between the Professor Layton studio and Brownie Brown — had sold out upon release, an event which no...

  • News Fantasy Life Trademark Appears in the U.S.

    Can you hear the people sing?

    Level-5 may be concluding business with its most famous character, Professor Layton, but it's a studio that does more than whimsical puzzle titles. Another release that's achieved sales success in Japan is Fantasy Life, an adventure RPG collaboration with Brownie Brown (the Nintendo subsidiary now known as 1-UP Studio)...

    • 3DS

March2013

  • News Square Enix Trademarks Fantasy Village in Japan

    Are we looking at another life-sim?

    It's fair to say that life simulation games are fairly popular in Japan. The 3DS currently has two big hitters tearing up the sales charts with Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Fantasy Life - both of which sold out at a staggering rate. This success has no doubt piqued the interest of several publishers and...

  • News Fantasy Life Trademark Emerges in Europe

    Now the trademark officer will fight some monsters

    Fantasy Life, the adventure RPG collaboration between Level-5 and Brownie Brown (the Nintendo subsidiary now known as 1-UP Studio), has enjoyed a successful launch in Japan. It was practically a sellout in its first week at the end of 2012, and has gone on to accumulate nearly a quarter of a million...

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January2013

  • News Level 5: Fantasy Life Will Become A Series

    Not just a fantasy

    Cutesy 3DS title Fantasy Life has been selling like hot cakes over in Japan with so many copies sold in its first week that the game has reportedly sold out. It's unsurprising then to learn that, during a recent interview with Famitsu, Level 5 has earmarked Fantasy Life as a new franchise for the studio saying it will be made...

  • News 3DS RPG Fantasy Life Already Sold Out In Japan

    Hopes of a Western release boosted

    Level 5 has a few 3DS games out in Japan that are yet to be confirmed for Western release. Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney has been out since the end of November and just before the New Year the ultra-cute Fantasy Life was made available in both physical and digital form. Fantasy Life is actually developed by...

September2012

  • News Take a Look at Level-5's Fantasy Life TGS Trailer

    It's all kinds of cute

    Level-5 is keeping itself very busy at the moment, with the development of the upcoming Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, as well as possibly the cutest RPG you will ever come across, Fantasy Life. The new trailer from Tokyo Game Show shows off the customisation features, some of the 20 playable jobs (such as a fisherman,...

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