Have you solved the mystery of the golden apple? Find out where the intrepid Layton is going from here in this interview with Level 5's president Akihiro Hino.
GameSpot: What spawned the ideas that birthed Professor Layton's story, setting, and gameplay? What was your inspiration for the title?
Akihiro Hino: The whole Layton series was born from a plan we had to turn Professor Akira Tago's series of best-selling books, Head Gymnastics, into a game. The original books were collections of puzzles and brainteasers that were popular with a wide range of readers, from the very young to the very old.