Ace Attorney Investigations 2 not being localized =(

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#1 Posted by Mcfart (2010 posts) -

To those that played the Ace Attorney series though the last 5 iterations that were localized, I'm sad to announce that AAI2 will not be localized . I know that most probably don't know about these great games, but for what little it's worth, here's a online petition to advocate AAI 2's localization. Please sign if you are interested, even though it will likely do little. They released the last 5 games in NA/Europe, so I'm heartbroken that they're stopping now...Ace Attorney and Professor Layton are my favorite DS games....Here's the Quick Look for the first AAI for those who don't know:

I'm so sad

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#2 Posted by Chaser324 (8044 posts) -

Yeah, I wish it was getting localized, but I can understand that it's probably a pretty costly title to localize due to all the text and the fact that it's a pretty niche title.

However, regardless of how badly I want to play more Ace Attorney, I refuse to sign your online petition...because online petitions don't matter.

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#3 Posted by Meowayne (6168 posts) -

What a damn shame that would be, AAI was easily the best game in the series and I was looking forward to the sequel. Why is this, anyway? Phoenix Wright isn't THAT much of a niche title. Did Miles Edgeworth bomb in NA?

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#4 Posted by rmanthorp (4518 posts) -


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#5 Posted by flaminghobo (4779 posts) -

That's a damn shame. 
Also... how did you get those emoticons?

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#6 Posted by Olqavtoras (271 posts) -

And I thought this would be a good day, and now this. Damn...

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#7 Posted by rmanthorp (4518 posts) -


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#8 Posted by buft (3410 posts) -

that sucks im new to the series because i didnt have a DS when it came out, woth the release of the 3DS i have bought the first game and loving what i have seen of it.

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#9 Posted by Legend (2717 posts) -

Oh no, you didn't just use emoticons on Giant Bomb..

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#10 Posted by Kjellm87 (1735 posts) -
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#11 Posted by dungbootle (2502 posts) -

That's bizarre. Isn't AA pretty popular in the West?

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#12 Posted by craigbo180 (1763 posts) -
@dungbootle said:
That's bizarre. Isn't AA pretty popular in the West?
I think the first and possibly second game did well but they have slowly declined in popularity.
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#13 Posted by evilmax17 (68 posts) -

I dunno, it feels like they've said that about every game in the series. Then miraculously, they end up localizing it.

The Ace Attorney series just has really low self-esteem for some reason.

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#14 Posted by homewrecker (205 posts) -

I laugh at your internet petitions

but yeah, it is a shame.

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#15 Posted by onarum (2969 posts) -

Damn...  Ace Attorney Investigations wasn't as good (at least story wise) as the proper phoenix wright games but it was still very much enjoyable, it's a real shame.

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#16 Posted by RoyCampbell (1092 posts) -

This game is on my mind nearly every damn day. It's nuts. The Ace Attorney series is one of the few I can always thoroughly enjoy.
Here's the go-to thread on Capcom's website for AAI2. An employee at Capcom replies in the topic himself multiple times. It's been a little while since he has done so, but I think the last time he did say anything, he said he'd review the options with fellow staff or at least see what can be done. It has just over 100 pages now!

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