Jiro Ishii Says No to Ace Attorney Repots
428 scenario writer only working on Time Travelers.
The answer to today's earlier headline "Is Level-5 Making a New Ace Attorney" is apparently no.
A few hours after posting a mysterious Tweet that some (including sweet innocent me!) took to mean he might be working with Capcom's Shu Takumi on a new Ace Attorney game, Level-5's Jiro Ishii cleared things up with another Tweet: "A misunderstanding seems to be spreading, so let me say that I'm currently working only on Time Travelers."
(Time Travelers, incidentally, is the reason Ishii moved from Chunsoft to Level-5. Read about it here.)
The whole "Gyakuten XX" thing ("Gyakuten" being the first part of the Japanese name for Ace Attorney) in Ishii's original Tweet appears to have just been some sort of little gag with Square Enix's Jin Fujisawa. The two had had dinner the night before, and the Tweet was part of some "thank you" formalities.
Perhaps Ishii and Fujisawa had entertained themselves during dinner with a round of "Gyakuten XX" (admittedly a fun game) and had chosen to continue the game on to Twitter. Little did they know that just a few days prior Capcom's Keiji Inafune had made some comments about working with Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino on a project of some form.