Level-5 has responded to Sega's recently filed patent infringement lawsuit, claiming the Professor Layton publisher stole its touchscreen mechanics for its football series Inazuma Eleven. Sega is currently seeking ¥900 million (£6.8 million) in damages as well as the removal of all eight Inazuma Eleven games from the market.
Sega is suing Professor Layton publisher Level-5 for its use of a mechanic where players control characters via "a finger or pen" in its anime-inspired footy series Inazuma Eleven.
The existence of Inazuma Eleven 3: The Ogre has been confirmed by Level-5 at a press conference in Japan today.
Level-5, the studio behind the Professor Layton series, has confirmed that some of its other titles will soon be heading West.