Famitsu previews (March 7th): The Alliance Alive / Professor Layton + Lady Layton

This week, a few games on Nintendo platforms will be showcased in Famitsu magazine:

  • The Alliance Alive (FuRyu, Nintendo 3DS – Releasing on June 22nd in Japan): the magazine will have details about two new worlds (the Snow World, and the Crystal World), along with characters that can be found in those two worlds;
  • Professor Layton and Lady Layton (Level-5, Nintendo 3DS – Releasing this Spring in Japan and later this year in Europe and North America): the magazine will have a retrospective of the Layton series as a whole, a report on the 10th Anniversary even that was held a few weeks ago in Japan, but also an interview of Akihiro Hino, and some screenshots for the upcoming Lady Layton game;
  • Nintendo Switch (available worldwide), with a feature looking back at all the previous Nintendo consoles (including handhelds), but also an interview with Shinya Takahashi and Yoshiaki Koizumi. This is the last part of the multi-week feature about the Nintendo Switch;
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U, Nintendo Switch), with 14 pages detailing ways to get rupees, the location of the Great Fairies, recommended dishes, the right places to get strong weapons, and more.

Here’s the preview pages for all those articles:

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine will be released on Thursday in Japan (Wednesday in Europe and North America).



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