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Lady Layton release date confirmed for autumn 2017

Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle will launch for Nintendo 3DS, iOS and Android later this year, Level 5 has confirmed.

Formerly known as Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone’s Conspiracy, the upcoming puzzler is set to launch in its homeland of Japan on July 20 for both mobile platforms and 3DS.

International players can download the iOS and Android versions on the same day, although they’ll have to wait for a port to Nintendo’s platform.

“Formerly titled Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadne’s Conspiracy, this new installment of the Professor Layton series is a strategic mystery puzzle solving game that follows Katrielle Layton, who searches for her missing father Professor Hershel Layton,” Level 5’s description reads.

“The new title is an exciting departure from previous games in the Professor Layton series as it is made up of a combination of smaller conundrums and puzzles that need to be solved in order to complete the overall mystery. This new format is going to appeal to existing Layton fans as well as attract a brand new audience.”

Since its debut in 2007 for the original DS the beloved puzzle series has sold over 16 million units worldwide with a multitude of great entries.

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