Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

One thing which I’ve maintained throughout this lovely little sojourn through the Ace Attorney games has been that the series has never needed to indulge in any huge amount of innovation. Indeed, the franchise really hasn’t been that interested in it either, with each game retaining the same excellent core gameplay loop with, at best, … Continue reading Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations

If the second Ace Attorney taught me anything, it was as a stark reminder of the perils of over-excitement. It was certainly a good reminder that visual novels live or die on their writing, and Justice for All definitely floundered. Still, there was of course a lingering hope that, on going into this third entry … Continue reading Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations

Professor Layton and the Lost Future

It’s probably a rule of mystery and fantasy writing codified somewhere that at some point you are honour-bound to try and involve time travel in your plot. Then again, when your protagonist is a well-spoken and seemingly infinitely educated British gentleman, perhaps you simply have to throw in some time shenanigans because, well, the comparisons … Continue reading Professor Layton and the Lost Future