Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney comes to Europe in March

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Hot on the heels of last year’s Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies and Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy, those games’ protagonists are set to team up in Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney for Nintendo 3DS in just over a month. Continue reading

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The original Phoenix Wright trilogy is getting a 3DS re-release in Japan

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Not one to pass up an opportunity to port its games to new hardware, Capcom has announced that the original Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney trilogy is coming to Nintendo 3DS; having made its Game Boy Advance début in 2001, with countless ports of the three games already available on WiiWare, DS and mobile platforms. Continue reading

No physical copies of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies for the West

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies was released in Japan just over a month ago, with the Western release still set to land this fall. While the game was originally confirmed as a download-only title, we previously reported that Capcom was still open to the idea of a physical release. Christian Svensson, the Senior Vice President of Capcom USA during the time, reached out to fans, stating that if the demand was strong enough, there was still a chance that North America would receive boxed copies. Since then, he’s now left the company, ruling out any possibility of the game releasing outside of the eShop. Continue reading

Professor Layton Vs. Phoenix Wright coming to Europe

All the way back in 2010, at Level-5’s Vision conference, Professor Layton Vs. Phoenix Wright was announced for the 3DS in Japan. For years there was no word of localisation apart from a poll held by Capcom to see which Japan-only game fans would like to see. Layton Vs. Wright won with over 7000 votes but no confirmation came from Capcom or Nintendo. The game released in Japan on November 29, 2012 and thus many people assumed we would never see it in the West. Continue reading

File-sizes for upcoming 3DS games Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. and Project X Zone revealed

mario_&_luigi_dream_team_brosTwo big upcoming titles in the Nintendo 3DS’s ever-growing library of quality games are Nintendo’s Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. and the Namco Bandai, SEGA and Capcom crossover title – developed by Monolith Soft and Ganbarion – Project X Zone. Continue reading

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies physical release still possible

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Last month, we reported that the fifth game in the Ace Attorney series would be getting an overseas release. The downside of the news being that Capcom had only a digital release in mind, while Japanese buyers would be able to get their hands on boxed copies of the game. Though this was clearly good news for Western fans of the series, many were left disappointed over the fact that they wouldn’t be able to purchase a physical release of the game. Continue reading

Nintendo of Europe introduces its Monster Hunter: Gift and Hunt Together promotion

monster_hunter_3_ultimateIf you own and have registered a Nintendo 3DS copy of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Club Nintendo, your best friend will be pleased to hear that he or she is entitled to a free digital copy of the game – provided they register a Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL system between 3rd June and 31st July. Continue reading

Monster Hunter 4 release date and special 3DS bundles confirmed for Japan

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In the latest Japan-exclusive Nintendo Direct, new details emerged regarding Capcom titles Monster Hunter 4 and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. While initially set for a ‘Spring’ release, the latest game in the will be released September 14th for 5,990 yen (roughly £39). Oh, and that’s not all – we were shown a brand-new trailer along with two exclusive Monster Hunter-themed 3DS XL consoles, which will come bundled with a copy of the game.

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