The Ace Attorney series is about as zany as you can imagine. Part visual novel, part puzzle game that sees players gather evidence and present court cases to an equally wild cast of characters. Though the North American fanbase has seen its fair share of entries featuring Phoenix Wright and the rest of his lawyers at large, two games have always eluded them.
The Great Ace Attorney Adventures and The Great Ace Attorney 2: Resolve were released in 2013 and 2017, respectively, on Nintendo 3DS and mobile, but only for a Japanese audience. That all changes on July 27 as Phoenix Wright’s ancestor, Ryunosuke Naruhodo, and the bumbling legendary detective Herlock Sholmes make their way west as Capcom is releasing these two titles as The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles collection for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC! But what can North American fans expect from this new set of games?
The titles pick up a hundred years ago at the turn of the 20th century and have Naruhodo scouring both the British and Japanese countrysides to defend clients, uncover new pieces of evidence, and take down other nefarious attorneys. If you’re familiar with Phoenix Wright and the previous games in the series, you’ll be right at home here as many of the fan-favorite game mechanics also inhabit The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles.
Sound intriguing but want to know more? We have you covered as master sleuths Kim Wallace, Dan “Moriarty” Tack, and Alex Stadnik are here to discuss all this and more in this piping hot episode of New Gameplay Today.
For more on The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, be sure to check out detective Wallace’s roundup on the game from the original announcement earlier this year. If you’re a fan of new gameplay (and frankly, who isn’t?) we have you covered with new looks at exciting titles, including Pokémon Unite, Mario Golf: Super Rush, and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin!