The lights are on
Japanese publisher/developer Level-5 pulled back the curtain a little at its Vision press conference, announcing sales for the Professor Layton series and RPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch.
Not surprisingly, the Layton series has sold very well through its multiple trilogies – to the tune of 15 million worldwide. Ni No Kuni (above), meanwhile, sold 1.4 million units across the globe; including the Japan-only DS version. Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy and Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney are already out in Japan and are slated for North American releases in 2014.
Recently, Level-5 announced it is working on an iOS, Android, and 3DS puzzle/PRG offshoot called Layton 7.
Our TakePrivately held and independent publisher/developers like Level-5 are rare these days, and it's nice to see it has the luxury of directly speaking to its audience and prospective partners via events like this. The resultant info is nice as well. More importantly, these sales numbers show that the company is healthy; ensuring more games in the future.
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I own Ni No Kuni but haven't really put much time or effort into it yet. I really need to ease my way back into it sometime soon. I have really enjoyed it so far
I hope Ni No Kuni sells a lot more. That game was fantastic. I also love the Layton series. More games please.
More people should play Ni No Kuni.
Never been into the Layton games, but I still want to get to Ni No Kuni one day. Glad to see it had some good sales.
some people needs to try ni no kuni. really.
A sell AFTER I've already bought the stupid game. Always my luck.....oh well
ni no kuni was good , ai was broken but you could work around it , i haven't beaten it cause of it tho :/ ... still its nice to see it sold well , course its not comparable to layton's numbers but thats an established name of sorts in comparasin ... either way gotta love lvl 5 ... now if only we got more dark cloud
Ni No Kuni was a great game but what I'd really like to see from them is a new Rogue Galaxy.