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So much swag in the Gyakuten Saiban (Phoenix Wright 4) limited box set

By Spencer . January 19, 2007 . 6:15am

  The limited edition box set costs 9,240 yen ($76), nearly twice the price of the game alone which only costs 5,040 yen ($41). If you’re a fan though, the difference is probably worth it. Inside the box set is a copy of Gyakuten Saiban 4, a DS cartridge with an encyclopedia that chronicles the […]

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On Lawyers and Localization, Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Justice for All interview

By Spencer . January 18, 2007 . 1:50pm

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney quickly found a fanbase with its clever writing and unique courtroom setting. This week Capcom is released the next installment of the Phoenix Wright series entitled, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Justice for All with a slightly more mature lawyer. Minae Matsukawa the producer of Justice for All and Janet Hsu explain […]

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Limited edition version of Gyakuten Saiban 4 coming out

By Spencer . January 11, 2007 . 8:17am

Tucked away in Capcom’s Japanese release schedule is a link that says they are releasing two versions of Gyakuten Saiban 4, the game only and a limited edition package. It is unknown what is in the limited edition release or how many copies Capcom is planning to distribute. Keep in mind that the limited edition […]

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Meet the prosecutor in Gyakuten Saiban 4

By Spencer . January 9, 2007 . 9:43am

Gyakuten Saiban 4 (Phoenix Wright series) has a new rookie lawyer, Odoriki who can spot a person’s nervous movements. Fighting against him in the court room is Garyuu Kyouya who is the prosecutor in Gyakuten Saiban 4. By day he works in the legal system, but at night he is the singer in Garyuu Wave, […]

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Gyakuten Saiban 4’s new investigation system

By Spencer . December 19, 2006 . 9:26am

The Gyakuten Saiban series has brought in some creative techniques that Pheonix used towards getting to the truth. In Gyakuten Saiban 2 (Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Justice For All) Phoenix could use “psyche locks” to investigate deep in a person’s mind if he had the proper clues. Gyakuten Saiban 4’s new protagonist Hosuke Odoroki doesn’t […]

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Gyakuten Saiban 4 comes with bonus encyclopedia

By Spencer . November 15, 2006 . 6:09am

As most of you know Gyakuten Saiban 4 is the name of the Phoenix Wright series in Japan. The forth game is designed specifically for the DS and surprise it doesn’t have Phoenix as a main character. If you want to relive Phoenix’s cases you can read through all of them in the separate encyclopedia. […]

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Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Justice for All

By Spencer . October 30, 2006 . 10:06pm

Even though the games were originally released for the Game Boy Advance, Capcom’s Phoenix Wright series found a home on the DS. The clever case twists and funny dialogue made it an instant cult hit. In North America the courtroom drama game flew off store shelves and until it was reprint Phoenix Wright was considered […]

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Japanese version of Phoenix Wright 2 definitely in English

By Spencer . October 26, 2006 . 7:13am

If there was any doubt that Gyakuten Saiban 2’s (Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Justice For All) Japanese release wasn’t in English look below at the back cover. Features include new psyche lock system and English language option. Don’t you wish more games came with this option? I’ve been playing a little bit of it and […]

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Make your own Phoenix Wright DS Lite

By Spencer . September 27, 2006 . 9:06am

The sequel to Phoenix Wright is coming out in 2007 in North America, but it debuts in Japan on October 26. The Japanese Phoenix Wright games have always been extremely import friendly and Gyakuten Saiban 2 is no exception. Built into the game is an English language option and it’s sold at a budget price, […]

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Capcom classics move to cell phones

By Spencer . September 11, 2006 . 11:39am

More Capcom ports are heading to cell phones in Japan. They just announced that another installment of Gyakuten Saiban (Phoenix Wright) is coming out. This episode is the final story in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney with the young scientist. Interestingly, Capcom is releasing the cell phone version with an English language option.   Capcom has […]

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Rumor: Japanese Phoenix Wright 2 to have an English language option

By Spencer . August 30, 2006 . 8:32am

We have a tip that that Gyakuten Saiban 2 (Phoenix Wright: Justice for All) will come with a built in English language option. This isn’t too surprising since Gyakuten Saiban: Mask Vision Murder Case (the Japanese version of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney) did have an English option. To make the rumor seem a little more […]

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More Phoenix Wright Justice for All screens

By Spencer . August 3, 2006 . 10:15am

Capcom released a few more screenshots of Phoenix Wright: Justice for All, which is a DS version of the Game Boy Advance game Gyakuten Saiban 2. If you’re wondering why a clown is on the witness stand, it is because one of the court cases is about the murder of a ringmaster. Phoenix has to […]

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Investigative report on Touch Detective for the DS

By Spencer . May 26, 2006 . 9:51am

Atlus quickly snapped up Osawari Tanetei Ozawa Rina, better known as Touch Detective for a North American release. The game stars Rina, a young detective who’s from a family famous from their sleuth work. In the game players will help Rina solve cases by using the touch screen to examine rooms and talk to people. […]

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More Phoenix Wright coming to the DS 2007

By Spencer . May 25, 2006 . 9:48am

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is a cult hit in North America. The success of the first game prompted Capcom USA to bring over the sequel. The second game entitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Justice for All is a remake of the Game Boy Advance game. Justice for All has the same formula as the first […]

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Phoenix Wright drops its consultation fee

By Spencer . April 11, 2006 . 1:27pm

Before you get your hopes up this is only for the Japanese release of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (aka Gyakuten Saiban: Yomigaeru Gyakuten). Capcom is re-releasing the game on 06.15.06 for 3,129 円 ($26) discounted from the original price of 5,040 円 ($42). If you’ve been searching for a copy of the game consider picking […]

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Detective work for the DS

By Spencer . March 21, 2006 . 9:44am

If you liked Phoenix Wright then you might want to check out the eighth edition of the Simple DS series. Imagine all of the detective work in Phoenix Wright without the court sessions and you’ll have an idea of what the gameplay is like. Players will piece together shredded evidence and identify fingerprints using the […]

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