Professor Layton and Pandora's Box News

November2019

  • Soapbox Professor Layton And The Psychology Of Puzzle Solving

    Warning: Spoilers contained within!

    Like many others, the Nintendo DS has a special place in my heart. Preoccupying me for hours over several years, that little plastic plaything accompanied me here, there and everywhere and with it, my strange assortment of games. As a kid, often what was advertised to me were games featuring brands like Pokémon...

  • Poll Vote For Your Favourite Professor Layton Game

    Professor Layton and the Public Vote

    With Level-5's celebrated Professor Layton puzzle series due to arrive on Switch imminently with Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy - Deluxe Edition, a port of the 2017 3DS original, what better time to look back at the Layton clan's back catalogue? With two trilogies of games...

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July2011

  • News Level-5 May Consider Wii U Professor Layton Ports

    Staff members talk Wii U

    This week's issue of Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu features a section where game developers and producers talk about Nintendo's next home console the Wii U, and among those that took part were Level-5 president and CEO Akihiro Hino and Jiro Ishii, who's working on the upcoming 3DS title Time Travelers. As reported by...

July2010

April2010

  • News Manga to Release Professor Layton Film in the UK

    Perhaps the Professor can crack the code for a good game movie

    The only thing worse than a video game based on a movie is a movie based on a video game, right? Sure, some are so bad they're good, but in our opinion, there really hasn't been a true high-quality game-to-film adaptation to date. Perhaps, though, just perhaps, someone may have solved...

September2009

  • Competition Meet the 'Real' Professor Layton

    Answer his riddles and you shall receive his gifts

    Ever wanted to meet a real-life Professor Layton and have a chat? Well, now you can — so long as you live in America that is. Nintendo are sending out the good old Professor (or at least someone dressed as him) to cities across the country and if you can discover where he is, you'll be asked to...

  • News Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box Launch Trailer

    Nintendo releases the official launch trailer for their brand new DS release.

    Well Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box has just recently hit store shelves in North America and to celebrate Nintendo has released a brand new Launch Trailer for you to check out. Puzzle master Professor Layton and his apprentice, Luke, have stumbled upon another mystery. It’s up to them to navigate their way..

August2009

  • News Professor Layton Unravels Another Mystery

    Professor Layton is back and this time with 150 new puzzles to solve.

    Nintendo's Professor Layton & the Diabolical Box hits North American store shelves today and promises to be everything the original release was and more. You'll even be able to unlock hidden content in the original release by using this sequel. You can check out the official Nintendo press release for the game below for a bit..

July2009

  • News Prepare to open Pandora's Box in September

    Professor Layton and Pandora's Box dated for Europe.

    We’ve just got word from Nintendo Europe that their DS puzzle fest Professor Layton and Pandora's Box will launch on 25th September in Europe. Predictably our friends in North America will get the game slightly earlier on the 24th August where it will be known as Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box instead just to confuse everybody! The..

  • News Professor Layton And The "Grand Smash Tournament"?

    Twitter shenanigans drop sequel hints and rumors

    Let's slap a big ol' "Rumor" disclaimer on this one before we go any further, shall we? Just like the rest of the world, Professor Layton has gone and gotten himself an official Twitter account, where probably some intern over at Nintendo posts riddles and other assorted intellectual...

June2009

  • News Upcoming DS Titles Get Dates

    Yes, even the ugly ones.

    Although the DS's showing at E3 was nowhere near as expansive as some of us would have liked, Nintendo still came out of it with a few nice treats lined up for us in the next twelve months. Well, today they got a little more specific with their timings, letting us know exactly when we can buy those mouthwatering new pocket titles - although sadly some dates are more exact..