Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced today that Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies will be released in North America in 2014.
Azran Legacies is the sixth installment of the Professor Layton series and the final entry in the prequel trilogy that started with 2011’s Professor Layton and the Last Specter. Azran Legacies is also reported to be the last of the series in which Layton is the main protagonist.
Gameplay is described as being similar to The Miracle Mask, with the 3DS touchscreen used to solve puzzles displayed on the upper screen.
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies will launch on 3DS sometime in 2014.