New Professor Layton game is announced for 3DS

At the Nintendo Direct conference, Level-5 chief executive officer Akihiro Hino announced a new Professor Layton game, coming for the 3DS.

The game is called "Professor Layton Choubunmei to A no Isan," and it's expected to release next year.

To clarify, the upcoming game is Hershel Layton's final adventure — not necessarily the last Layton game.

So what will come next?

We're still waiting for the launch of Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, which designer Shu Takumi said was almost complete. And Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask is due out in November.

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