Two of the NDS’ top selling franchises decide to get into bed together. I suppose this makes one compelling reason to get an overpriced Nintendo 3DS.

It’s a strange crossover, but not the strangest. Certainly makes more sense than Kingdom Hearts. Also, is it just me or is this the first time Ryuuichi/Phoenix and his Not Love Interest appear fully voiced and animated? I’ve played all the games including Gyakuten Kenji, but maybe I’m missing some spin-offs.

The general idea is intriguing enough, but I worry the more serious-looking storytelling and art directions may undermine Gyakuten‘s good old 16-bit charm and quirky humour. I just hope it doesn’t get raped the way Front Mission did. Get off my lawn and all.

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