Level-5

Level-5 Inc. (株式会社レベルファイブ, Kabushiki-gaisha Reberu Faibu) is an independent video game developer and publisher based in Fukuoka, Japan. The company, which employs about 280 individuals, was founded in October 1998 by Akihiro Hino after he departed from the now defunct Japanese developer Riverhillsoft. Hino designs, plans and produces all of Level-5’s games, and is President and CEO of the company.Since its inception, Level-5 has enjoyed a very close relationship with Sony Computer Entertainment, with many of its titles funded by and produced in conjunction with the publisher.
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    • Jump Festa 2015 booth lineup revealed

      Jump Festa 2015 booth lineup revealed Ace Attorney, Digimon, Dragon Ball, Tales, and more. The official Jump Festa 2015 website has gone up with its list of exhibitors, providing preliminary title lineups for publishers including Bandai Namco and Capcom. Additionally, the floor map is now available here. Get the full list of game content below.

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    • Media Create Sales: 11/10/14 – 11/16/14

      Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare debuts at top spot. The PlayStation 3 version of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the top seller in this week’s Japanese sales figures. Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales) [PS3] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Square Enix, 11/13/14) – 79,586 (New) [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (Konami, 11/13/14) – 71,303 (New) [PS4] Call of Duty: Ad ...

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  • Review: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    … of the famous Professor Layton and his “gentleman in training” Luke. After some brief puzzles and running around, the hatted pair encounter an ancient tome which causes them to disappear in a flash. Called away from Ameri-Japan (while Capcom is consistent with its localization of the Gyakuten Saiban games, for some reason they felt the need to put…

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  • Media Create Sales: 11/3/14 – 11/9/14

    …] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (Capcom, 10/11/14) – 57,645 (2,104,844) [3DS] Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke (Level-5, 07/10/14) – 27,182 (2,842,890) [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo, 09/13/14) – 24,509 (1,701,465) [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2014 (Konami, 10/23/14) – 9,070 (111,037) [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2014 (Konami…

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  • Lots of Youkai Watch 2 commercials

    【ニンテンドー3DS専用ソフト『妖怪ウォッチ2 元祖/本家』】 公式サイト:http://www.youkai-watch.jp/yw2/ ※本CMは公募によりお集まり頂いたボランティアエキストラ約1,000名様にご出演いただいたものです。本CMの撮影風景をまとめたメイキング映像は下記をご覧ください。 <【TVCMメイキング】TVCM「2でる」篇 メイキング フルVer.> http://youtu ...

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  • Youkai Watch 2 has shipped over 3 million units

    …Level-5 has confirmed today that Youkai Watch 2 shipments have surpassed three million. This goal was achieved in roughly four month and includes digital copies purchased on the Nintendo eShop. At retail alone, the game sold already 2.8 million copies, so it will have no problem reaching that goal all by its lonesome! Remember that a third version is still scheduled to come out and will do so on December 13. Full story Source: NeoGAF …

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  • Yokai Watch 2 shipments top three million

    … Level-5's 3DS sequel continues splendid performance. Total shipments for Yokai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke, including the sales performance of the downloadable version, have reached three million units, Level-5 announced. The game launched in Japan on July 10 and shipped two milion units in less than a month. Its three million milestone…

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  • Media Create Sales: 10/27/14 – 11/2/14

    … units. Get the full charts below. Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales) [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (Capcom, 10/11/14) – 101,349 (2,047,199) [3DS] Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke (Level-5, 07/10/14) – 29,524 (2,815,708) [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo, 09/13/14) – 29,428 (1,676,957) [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2014…

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  • Youkai Watch movie presold 721.422 tickets so far

    …Youkai Watch continues to be a huge hit for Level-5. With a third version of Youkai Watch 2 coming in December and a movie coming a week later, it is certainly becoming a huge media spectacle. Japanese film company Toho Co Limited agrees as they announced that 721.422 tickets have been presold so far! Full story here Source: Siliconera …

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  • Youkai Watch 2 patch out in December

    … A patch for Youkai Watch 2 will be out in Japan on December 13, Level-5 has announced. The update will be available for the game’s two versions, and offers the following: – S-rank version of Jibanyan and Koma-san – New boss for the Youkai Busters mod – “Honke” version nets you Super Saiyan Koma-san – “Ganso” version nets you…

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