Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaires' Conspiracy for 3DS launches this fall in the west - Gematsu
Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaires’ Conspiracy for 3DS launches this fall in the west
posted on 04.18.17 at 12:38 PM EST by (@salromano)
Official English website and social channels opened.

Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaires' Conspiracy

Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaires’ Conspiracy will launch for 3DS in North America and Europe this fall, Level-5 announced.

The Layton series followup was previously dated as launching July 20 for iOS and Android worldwide, and for 3DS in Japan. It will support eight languages: Japanese, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, and Korean.

Here’s an overview of the game, via Level-5:

Press Release Overview

  • Title: Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaires’ Conspiracy
  • Genre: Mystery /Adventure/ Puzzle
  • Staff:
    • Puzzle Development: Iwanami Kuniaki
    • Producer: Akihiro Hino
    • Character Design: Nagano Takuzo
    • Music: Nishiura Tomohito
  • Animation: A-1 Pictures Inc.

Formerly titled Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadne’s Conspiracy, this new installment of the Professor Layton series is a strategic mystery puzzle solving game that follows Katrielle Layton, who searches for her missing father Professor Hershel Layton.

Published globally by Level-5 abby, Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaires’ Conspiracy will launch simultaneously on iOS and Android platforms on July 20, 2017, with a Nintendo 3DS game to follow in autumn 2017 and will be available in eight languages at launch. Over the past ten years, the Professor Layton series has had huge global success selling over 16.0 million units worldwide.

The new title is an exciting departure from previous games in the Professor Layton series as it is made up of a combination of smaller conundrums and puzzles that need to be solved in order to complete the overall mystery. This new format is going to appeal to existing Layton fans as well as attract a brand new audience.

Official Website Overview

In the ten years since the release of Professor Layton and the Curious Village, the Layton series has attracted puzzle game fans from all over the world.

The Layton series continues with a brand new mysterious adventure.

A casual, comical, quizzical quest.

The Layton series games are comical, puzzle-laden adventure stories. Previous titles have focused on solving one large puzzle. In this new title, however, the aim is to solve many smaller mysteries woven into an intriguing overall plot. Gameplay focuses on interactions with a cast of witty characters, all taking part in a story full of dramatic developments and amusing incidents.

Characters include:

  • Katrielle Layton
  • Sherl the dog
  • Emiliana Perfettti
  • Ernest Greeves

If you missed it yesterday, catch the latest trailer here.

View a new set of images at the gallery. Visit the newly launched official English website here, Facebook page here, Twitter account here, and Instagram here.

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