Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney is coming to the 3DS eShop this November for $19.99. Originally released for the original DS in 2008, the 3DS game features updated 3D graphics, and includes both the Japanese and English versions, with odd regional variations intact. Neat!
Ace Attorney is a series that covers dozens of trials across more than a century in its eight games. But with flashbacks galore, it can be a bit hard to keep track of how everything fits together. So here’s a nice little timeline to make it all come together.
This week at the Cannes Film Festival, Japanese director Takashi Miike tipped off he was working on a Phoenix Wright adaptation for the big screen. Capcom has now confirmed it. A news release says the live-action Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney will open in Japan in early Spring 2012.
Phoenix Wright finally makes it to the big screen next week, when Capcom releases a port of the DS game that started it all on Nintendo's WiiWare.
Phoenix Wright is the most badass attorney next to Law & Order's Jack McCoy. He's so awesome that he even has his own musical, where he's portrayed by a woman in drag.
How big a following does the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney series have? Large enough to spawn a 240-page art book, due out in October from UDON Entertainment.
Takarazuka is no stranger to adaptations; their five troupes have each put on works based on Western literature and films, Japanese mythology and even popular manga throughout the group's 96 year history. The Cosmos Troupe — newest and most experimental of the Takarazuka gang — handled the Phoenix Wright adaptation,…