19 Apr

A lot more seems to be riding on the Western release on the Level-5/Studio Ghibli RPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch than previously anticipated. In a recent interview with Famitsu (translated by Andriasang), Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino stated that he would like to work on a sequel to the PS3-exclusive, but such […]

17 Sep

Both Level-5/Studio Ghibli’s Ni no Kuni and the 3DS crossover Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney have been confirmed – albeit in unequal terms – for an English release. Akihiro Hino, President of Level-5, has been reported to have confirmed that “an English version of [Ni no Kuni] is in production” as well as offer 2012 […]

01 Jul

Level-5, of Professor Layton franchise fame, has hired Yasumi Matsuno (Tactics Ogre, Vagrant Story) in an unknown role. Speaking with Famitsu (translated by Andriasang) Matsuno stated that he wished to work on more “compact games” with shorter development cycles, something geared more towards children. Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino told the magazine that he and the […]