LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--“The truth is stranger than fiction!” Global entertainment company LEVEL-5 abby Inc. today released LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy to the App Store for iPhone and iPad and Google Play for Android devices for $15.99.
The first installment in the popular LAYTON SERIES in five years, LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY is a challenging puzzle adventure game providing a robust and full featured console experience on mobile devices. In celebration of the LAYTON SERIES’s 10th Anniversary LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy can be downloaded now for $15.99 on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices.
Mystery lovers, brace yourselves! A rich and robust console game at its beginnings, the new LAYTON SERIES title is now pocket-sized. Forget classic mobile gaming experiences or time-killer mini-games with no depth, and step into a fantastic, mystery adventure unseen on a smartphone. For the first time, your favorite console game is now available on your mobile device, with the greatest number of puzzles to solve of any game of the LAYTON SERIES. All console fans, do not worry, your favorite puzzle game will be on the way for the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems too, as soon as October!
“Today is the beginning of a brand-new journey for millions of mobile gamers around the world as we debut the first new game in the LAYTON SERIES in five years on mobile devices first,” said Yukari Hayakawa, Chief Operation Officer at LEVEL-5 abby Inc. “Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy will provide longtime fans and those new to the series a delightful story, filled with charming characters and hundreds of challenging puzzles that they can play anywhere, anytime. We are proud to be a part of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems with the release of this game!”
Players will join Katrielle Layton on a mysterious adventure through the heart of London as she becomes embroiled in a casual, comical, and quizzical quest. You’ll be whisked around London’s famous landmarks, solving case after unlikely case, discovering clues and unraveling mysteries. The extraordinary puzzle solving adventure features the largest collection of puzzles in the franchise to date. Mini-games and customization options for the Layton Detective Agency and Katrielle’s outfit can be unlocked as players advance in the story. With twelve intriguing cases, seven multi-millionaires, and one whopper of a conspiracy, the latest Layton installment will prove beyond a shadow of doubt that the truth IS stranger than fiction!
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About LEVEL-5 abby Inc.
Multimedia entertainment company LEVEL-5 abby Inc. produces and distributes engaging content for game and anime fans worldwide – enjoyed by children and adults alike. The company's mission is to bring its cross-media content from Japan to fans globally, across all platforms and devices. LEVEL-5 abby is committed to maintaining its position at the forefront of where new technologies and great storytelling intersect. The company's initial franchise, YO-KAI WATCH™, has appeared on television, games, toys, comics, music, and live entertainment. LEVEL-5 abby Inc.’s headquarters is in Santa Monica, California. To learn more, visit the company’s website at http://www.level5.co.jp/abby.
About LEVEL-5 Inc.
LEVEL-5 Inc. plans, creates, and markets video game software and produces mega-hit IPs targeting kids around the world. The company specializes in cross-media strategies and oversees corresponding counterparts (anime, toys, manga, etc.) for its titles.
The company's flagship PROFESSOR LAYTON™ series has shipped over 15.5 million units worldwide, The Ni no Kuni™ series, featuring animations created the Academy Award-winning Studio Ghibli, has sold over 1.5 million units worldwide and received numerous prominent game awards.
LEVEL-5's cross-media titles include INAZUMA ELEVEN™, Little Battlers eXperience, and most recently YO-KAI WATCH™, which has sold over 13 million copies of its games worldwide.
While maintaining its foundation as a game company, LEVEL-5 Inc. continues to actively explore collaborations with other media as it strives to flourish as a world-class entertainment brand. To learn more, please visit http://www.level5.co.jp/abby.
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