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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  • Media Create Sales: 12/8/14 – 12/14/14

    …/14) – 29,418 (2,255,273) [Wii U] Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo, 05/29/14) – 24,938 (778,808) [PS3] Assassin’s Creed Rogue (Ubisoft, 12/11/14) – 17,656 (New) [3DS] Derby Stallion Gold (Kadokawa Games, 12/04/14) – 16,659 (90,275) [3DS] Aikatsu! 365-Hi no Idol Days (Bandai Namco, 12/04/14) – 16,023 (49,174) [Wii U] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo, 11…

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  • Youkai Watch 2 sales surpass five million copies in Japan

    … Youkai Watch 2 sales surpass five million copies in Japan Posted under 3DS, News December 16, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) Level-5 continues to announce positive sales news Youkai Watch 2. Between the first two versions that came out in July and the just-launched Shinuchi edition, sales have now surpassed five million units in Japan. Naturally…

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  • Yo-kai Watch 2 sales hit 5 million

    …It's no surprise, but Level-5 has announced that Yo-Kai Watch 2's various installments have sold 5 million units. Not only that, but Level-5 has also stated that there are various developments for the series in the works. We'll just have to hold out and see what's coming! Link …

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  • Yokai Watch 2 sales top five million

    … Level-5 preparing various developments for the series. Sales across all three versions of Yokai Watch 2—Ganso, Honke, and the newly launched Shinuchi—have topped five million, Level-5 announced. Yokai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke launched for 3DS in Japan on July 10. Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi launched for the platform on December 13 to 1.2 million sales in two days. In a press release, Level-5 said it is preparing various developments for the series, so to stay tuned for future updates. …

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  • Youkai Watch 2: Shinuchi sells over 1.2 million copies in Japan

    … Youkai Watch 2: Shinuchi sells over 1.2 million copies in Japan Posted under 3DS, News December 16, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) The newest Youkai Watch game is off to a fast start in Japan. Famitsu is reporting that debut sales for Youkai Watch 2: Shinuchi came in at 1,211,918 units. Those sales, which account for a two-day period, do…

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  • Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi sales top 1.2 million in two days

    … Sales for Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi, the third version of the July-launched ghost hunting sequel, reached 1,211,918 sales in Japan during its first two days on the market, according to Famitsu numbers. In comparison, Yokai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke combined reached 1,281,096 sales within its first week (four days) on the market. Read Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi sales top 1.2 million in two days in full on Gematsu. …

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  • Level-5 registers new Youkai Watch-related trademarks in the U.S.

    … Level-5 registers new Youkai Watch-related trademarks in the U.S. Posted under 3DS, News December 15, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) Level-5 has picked up two new Youkai Watch-related trademarks in the United States. “Jibanyan” and “Whisper” – important characters from Level-5’s series – had filings on December 9. Back in January, Level-5 trademarked “Yo-kai Watch” in the states. Source Around the Web…

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  • Japan gets new Youkai Watch 3DS themes

    … Japan gets new Youkai Watch 3DS themes Posted under 3DS, News December 14, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) A couple of new Youkai Watch 3DS themes are now available in Japan. The ones pictured above cost 200 yen each. Source, Via Around the Web…

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  • Japan lines up for Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi

    … Biccamera line photos from Famitsu's release day report. Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi, the third version of Yokai Watch 2 following July’s Yokai Watch 2: Ganso and Yokai Watch 2: Honke, launched in Japan today. Famitsu was on the scene outside Biccamera in Toshima, Tokyo’s Ikebukuro district. Shinuchi went on sale from 8:00 a.m. at most stores…

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  • Media Create Sales: 12/1/14 – 12/7/14

    … Super Smash Bros. for Wii U debuts on top. This week’s Japanese sales are in. Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales) [Wii U] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Nintendo, 12/06/14) – 227,527 (New) [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire (Pokemon, 11/21/14) – 171,813 (1,798,097) [3DS] Derby Stallion Gold (Kadokawa Games, 12/04/14) – 73,616…

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