Layton 7 announced for 3DS, smartphones

A role-playing puzzle game where you compete for points.

August 26, 2013 / 07:42 AM EDT / (@salromano)

The next entry in the Professor Layton series is Layton 7 for 3DS, iOS, and Android, Level-5 announced during its Level-5 Vision press conference in Shinagawa.

The sequel is a role-playing puzzle game where you play the role of a character and compete for points.

Release date, distribution method, and price were not announced.

Here is Level-5 International America’s official description of the game.

Layton 7 is a puzzle game for the new generation that follows in the footsteps of the Professor Layton series, which has now shipped over 15 million units worldwide.

Players take on various character roles; you may be a taxi driver, a young boy, a dog, a fine lady, a philanthropist, an elderly man, or even a zombie. The player will earn points as they fulfill a given role. But, what is the role of these characters? And what is the greater meaning of these roles to begin with?

The latest title in the Layton series is shrouded in mystery and is about to begin! The game is being developed for Nintendo 3DS and iOS / Android devices as part of our Uniplay line-up. Release date has yet to be determined.

View the first set of screenshots at the gallery.

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