By Megan Farokhmanesh on Jun 10, 2014 06.10.14
A new trailer for Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, released today on Nintendo's YouTube, shows off crime solving and witchy trials. Players will explore, look for clues and solve puzzles as Professor Layton, while all courtroom drama is left to Phoenix Wright. Check out the trailer above for a look at the mash-up game. The Nintendo 3DS cross-over is the result of Level-5 Head Akihiro Hino's love for Ace Attorney. The game is expected to launch in the west this year.
By John Funk on Aug 07, 2013 08.07.13
A new trailer for Level 5's adventure game Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney shows the legendary puzzle-solver and renowned defense attorney teaming up. Both Layton and Wright are sucked into a mysterious magical tome alongside their respective sidekicks Luke and Maya Fey, where they meet a young woman accused of witchcraft. Phoenix Wright takes to court to defend her, while Layton tries to solve the mystery of Labyrinth City. The game features two modes of gameplay for its respective heroes: Professor Layton-style puzzle solving, and Ace Attorney-esque courtroom drama. Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney hits Nintendo 3DS sometime in 2014.
By Dave Tach on Nov 28, 2012 11.28.12
A trailer released today for Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, the upcoming franchise crossover from Layton developer Level-5, shows off characters, set pieces and plenty of Japanese dialogue. Check out the trailer above to see the dual stars and a supporting cast that includes a mysterious wizard-like old man and foreboding knights set against the backdrop of a sometimes-burning city. The game is headed to Japan tomorrow, Nov. 29, on Nintendo 3DS but hasn't been announced for other regions. For more on the mash-up, be sure to read our coverage of a recent interview with Level-5 CEO, Akihiro Hino, from the Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu.
By Emily Gera on Nov 23, 2012 11.23.12
A new Japanese-language video of the upcoming Nintendo 3DS title Professor Layton vs Ace Attorney shows off in-game footage of dialog and puzzles. The franchise mash-up from developer Level 5 is headed to Japan on Nov. 29. Check up Polygon's round-up of reviews from Japanese publication Famitsu Magazine here, along with an earlier trailer released during the Tokyo Game Show this year.
By Dave Tach on Nov 21, 2012 11.21.12
A trailer released today for Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, the upcoming franchise mashup from Layton developer Level 5, shows the game's dual protagonists solving mysteries with the legal system and with puzzles. Check out the trailer above to see the duo interacting in Japanese, both in and out of the courtroom. Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney is headed to 3DS consoles Nov. 29 in Japan. You can also check out another trailer, released at the Tokyo Game Show earlier this year, and read Polygon's roundup of reviews from Japanese publications here.