Will it be like AAI2’s fan localization?
Not quite. We will change puns and jokes so that they make sense in English, and there are only a few ancestors of familiar characters which will not be changed for the sake of keeping the original story intact. Continuing the “Americanizing” that Capcom have done for the rest of the Ace Attorney games is fairly impossible for this game. Also: many names in this game are references, like characters in Sherlock Holmes novels, changing them would mean losing those.
To be clear: none of the main series characters you know and love appear in this game. None. The game wouldn’t be any different if it wouldn’t have been released under the Ace Attorney brand. It’s a spin-off.
Will there be an English dub? / Do you need voice actors?
Not right away. We are considering to make an optional (as in: you can chose if you want it or not) English dub, but at a later date. No need to ask if we need voice actors, though. Members have first dibs and if we need VAs from outside, we will announce it in advance.
Will the game work with an Emulator like Citra?
No. And we won’t support this use-case. Buy the original Game Card and use it on your real 3DS.
Can I help?
We’re not actively recruiting at this time. We probably will do that after our first release. If you do have previous experience working on a project like this or have a member vouching for you, we might still consider you – it doesn’t hurt to apply. You should be aware, however, that we will NOT take any testers. We’re also good on graphic editors.
You will need a Discord account and your abilities will be tested.
What is the progress so far?
DGS1 Episode 1-2 are released.
When will it be released?
Short answer: When it’s done. We do have work/school to attend as well as family and other obligations. This is a hobby. There is a lot to be done to deliver a presentable release, we’re working on it.
How will it be released?
We are expecting to have an episodic release pattern. The patch will require an original DGS Game Card and preferably CFW (we recommend Luma3DS via B9S). We will try to make it available for HANS, but this method does have downsides like missing eManual with translation notes, etc.
This is not the right place to ask how to install CFW. There’s plenty of help on GBAtemp but it mostly boils down to this: https://3ds.guide/
Read it thoroughly before you start and do not experiment if something doesn’t work as expected. Ask on GBAtemp or the Nintendo Homebrew Discord for help.
Where can I buy Dai Gyakuten Saiban?
Without giving a direct link, you can easily find sites like play-asia.com, ebay or probably amazon.co.jp and search for “dai gyakuten saiban” or “大逆転裁判”. DGS1 is currently going for ~$40 / ~€35 (+shipping).