Nintendo of America has just announced the release date, and details, of two upcoming portable titles.  Professor Layton and the Last Specter will arrive on October 17th, 2011 for the Nintendo DS. Nintendo of America also stated the following regarding Professor Layton and the Last Specter:

As a North American exclusive to the overall Professor Layton and the Last Specter package, a bonus role-playing game called Professor Layton’s London Life™ containing more than 100 hours of additional content will be available to players from the start of the game.

I’m pretty sure that the London Life RPG was unlockable in the Japanese version upon completion of the main game.  So I’m not sure if this statement means that London Life will be only in the North American version of the game, or if this means that it will only be unlocked from the start in the North American version.  I’m hoping for the later since Europeans and Australians likely want to play this bonus game.

Nintendo also revealed that Tetris Axis will be coming to the 3DS on October 2nd, 2011.

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