March 28th, 2015

DGS on Capcom TV on April 1st

No joking here: Dai Gyakuten Saiban will be featured on Capcom's Capcom TV livestream on April 1st! Producer Shintaro Kojima will show gameplay of the game's first trial, and guests from SCRAP, the company running the Dai Gyakuten Saiban escape game, will share details on that as well.

The show starts at 20:00 JST (11:00 GMT, 07:00 EDT, 04:00 PDT), and can be watched on YouTube or NicoNico.

For reference, here's the full lineup of DGS info confirmed for the next month or so:

  • April 1st: Capcom TV livestream featuring DGS.
  • April 2nd: Famitsu article with new info on DGS. Note that Famitsu usually leaks out a day or two before the sale date, so we'll likely see this before the Capcom TV broadcast.
  • April 25th-26th: NicoNico Chou Kaigi event. DGS will be present via a demo (same as the ones from TGS/Jump Festa/Monster Hunter Festa) and a stage show, which will be livestreamed.

Looks like the leadup to the game's release is about to begin in earnest!

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March 23rd, 2015

DGS info in next week's Famitsu

While this week is all quiet on the magazine front, the latest issue of Famitsu confirms that next week's (the April 2nd issue) will contain new info on DGS as part of a special on upcoming Capcom games!

Expect info from that issue to leak out about a week from now.

(Via Hokanko)

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March 20th, 2015

DGS real-life escape game PV & details

The DGS real-life escape game is announced to start on June 26 and will tour the country across 32 cities (source). The story is about Ryuunosuke, who is suspected of a murder commited in the London Courtroom. All evidence point to him, so it's up to the participants and Holmes to find clues within the hour and get Ryuunosuke of the hook!

See also the promotion video. Also: the poster art is awesome! Like the art you'd expect from the era!

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March 19th, 2015

DGS at NicoNico Chou Kaigi 2015!

Capcom has announced that DGS will be present at the NicoNico Chou Kaigi event running from April 25th to April 26th! The site promises special stage shows, new information, and playable demos, though it's not clear how much of that will apply to DGS. Additional info about the booths will be announced on March 24th, and additional info about the stage shows on April 10th. At least some of the stage shows will be livestreamed.

For reference, last time an AA game was at Chou Kaigi, it was Dual Destinies, and it brought with it this trailer showing off the gameplay. It was also preceded by a glut of new info about the game (Apollo's return, release date, etc.), and it kicked off the marketing that led up to the game's release in July of 2013. Here's hoping for a similar situation with DGS!

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March 17th, 2015

Ace Attorney 3DS Themes Released in Japanese eShop

Got a Japanese 3DS, but think it could use just a little more Ace Attorney? You're in luck: Capcom and Nintendo have just released four new AA-inspired themes for the 3DS menu, available for 200 yen each!

The themes can be seen in the following videos:
Phoenix Wright Trilogy - Main Characters
Phoenix Wright Trilogy - Pixel Art Version
Dual Destinies - Mood Matrix
Dual Destinies - Court Record

On an unrelated note, today sees the release of the Orchestra and Jazz compilation album - you can pick it up at and other sites.

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March 13th, 2015

Dual Destinies and AA Trilogy on sale in the Nintendo eShop

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March 9th, 2015

Capcom Japan is looking for DGS playtesters/feedback!

This is something you don't see every day - Capcom is hiring for special, one-day playtest and feedback positions on Dai Gyakuten Saiban!

The position involves playing a portion of DGS, giving feedback, and taking part in discussions with Shu Takumi and Shintaro Kojima. Pay is 30,000 yen for one day's work; no familiarity with the series is required. However, disseminating anything seen on the job is strictly prohibited, as you might expect.

If you live in Japan and you're looking for a very Ace Attorney way to make a bit of money, check it out!

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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:
Host page:

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:

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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