February 17th, 2015

AAI2 fan translation: final patch released


Though the beta patch for Ace Attorney Investigations 2 came out several months ago, the team has been at work behind the scenes polishing and fixing issues. Today, they released the final version of the patch!

Take a look at the thread above for details on using the patch. Congrats and thanks again to the team for their hard work!

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January 9th, 2015

The Great London Court Murder Case (DGS event)

Capcom fansite page: http://www.capcom.co.jp/game/content/?p=14099
Host page: http://realdgame.jp/event/reald_dai-gyakuten.html

Unfortunately, details are still pending on this (probably Japan-only) event, but the logo sure looks nice:

A "real escape game" is a type of live puzzle event, where participants work together to solve a mystery within a time limit, aided by clues left at the scene to be investigated. For more details, check this official site in English: http://realescapegame.com/whatisreg/

So... any chance this would actually hit San Fransisco some time?

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December 23rd, 2014

Compilation: Gyakuten Saiban MEETS AGAIN ~Orchestra & Jazz~

Via ???? (@hoso_boso):

A new music CD release is scheduled for March 18, 2015, titled Gyakuten Saiban MEETS AGAIN: Orchestra & Jazz. Contents still unknown. Price is 3,240 Y, 2 CDs.

Update: These are not new recordings, but instead a compilation of the existing Gyakuten Meets Orchestra and Gyakuten Meets Jazz albums with new package art.

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December 20th, 2014

DGS at Jump Festa

Jump Festa is currently running in Japan right now, and DGS is present both in playable demo and stage show format!

Most of the new info coming out of the show pertains to the game's first case. Let's start with some images, including our first look at the Japanese judge:

Spoiler: Case one characters
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The solider witness' full name is Taizou Uzukumaru, while the old man is Sanmon Sonohigurashi. During the trial, Ryuunosuke yelled "SIR!" in place of "HOLD IT!" when pressing the witnesses, and even after consulting Asougi he wasn't able to come up with much in the way of useful questioning.

The case's defendant was also revealed (as Japanese-speakers will see in the above screenshots):

Spoiler: Case one premise
Ryuunosuke himself is on trial! The two witnesses testify to seeing a student who looked just like Ryuunosuke at the cafe where the murder took place. Details of the victim remains under wraps for the moment.

The playable demo featured an updated version of the Joint Reasoning demo from TGS, but attendees have been asked not to spoil the "Russian man"'s identity, so don't expect any new news there.

Finally, while no release date was announced, Takumi and producer Kojima stated that development is making significant progress, and that they hope to steadily provide new info in the new year. Hopefully a release isn't that far off!

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December 17th, 2014

Dai Gyakuten Saiban: new Famitsu scans (new chararacters)

Here's the latest scans from Famitsu magazine.

Ash wrote:
- Asougi Kazuma - Student of Imperial Capital Yuumei University (Teito Yuumei Daigaku, probably the precessor of Ivy University in GS3) and also an attorney. Close friend of Ryuunosuke. He hopes to improve the position of the defense attorney in Japan and plans to study in England to do that. He helps Ryuunosuke out in the first trial. Apparently the first trial is deemed 'a top secret trial' by the government.

- it's possible to cross-examine two people at the same time now.

- Mustache man's man Uzukmar (Uzukumaru, but I guess it's a German-esque name like for example Weimar).

- Autopsy report mentions someone dying at 2 PM. Cause of death: blood loss due to one gunshot. Bullet did not leave the body.

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A bit too big, so I put the scans in spoiler quotes... but there's no spoilers, so nothing to worry: click away!

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December 14th, 2014

The Art of Dual Destinies: June 9th release, preorders open

Amazon has opened preorders for the English version of The Art of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, listing a $45 MSRP (currently marked down to $33) and a June 9th, 2015 release date.

Note that there is a possibility this is a preliminary price and date by Amazon, so we'll keep an eye out for more official PR from Udon!

Thanks to @hoso_boso for spotting this.

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December 14th, 2014

The Writer Behind Ace Attorney's English Debut - Alex Smith

An interesting Interview with Alex Smith, the localiser for the first Ace Attorney game.


Something to highlight is that Phoenix's Name was initially put forward as "Roger Wright" with 'Phoenix' being low on the list of potential first names, but was picked by Capcom over 'Roger' as they liked the heroism of it.

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December 9th, 2014

GS new merchandise

December 2014

http://www.capcom.co.jp/gyakutensaiban/ ... 09_01.html

Dai Gyakuten Saiban T-shirt

Dai Gyakuten Saiban buttons

February 2015

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Masking Tape - Word

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Masking Tape - Character

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Masking Tape - Dot Character

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Embroidery Bracelet - Word

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Embroidery Bracelet - Phoenix Wright & Miles Edgeworth

March 2015

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Acryl Key Chain - Phoenix Wright

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Acryl Key Chain - Miles Edgeworth

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Acryl Key Chain - Maya Fey

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Acryl Key Chain - Godot

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Acryl Key Chain - "Igi Ari!"

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Acryl Key Chain - Phoenix Wright (young)

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Acryl Key Chain - Miles Edgeworth (young)

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) Dot Character Rubber Mascot Collection Box

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December 9th, 2014

Ace Attorney Trilogy released worldwide!

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December 3rd, 2014

Second Ace Attorney stage adaptation announced


Following up on 2013's Ace Attorney: Turnabout Spotlight, Capcom has announced that a second Ace Attorney play, Ace Attorney 2: Farewell, My Turnabout, will be performed from April 29th, 2015 through May 10th, 2015!

Despite the title, no information about the plot has been released yet, so we don't know if it's an adaptation of JFA's fourth case or not. The cast and additional information will be announced on December 18th, shortly before Dai Gyakuten Saiban is set to appear at Jump Festa.

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