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Final Fantasy IV gently mocked by Ace Attorney



The Ace Attorney games have always sported first-class localized dialogue, managing to be witty and original in whatever language they choose. What's more, some of the references are delightful -- check out this oh-so-subtle nod* to Final Fantasy IV's dodgy Engrish translation, as it appears in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Trials and Tribulations. Blink and you'd miss it.

If you're currently staring at your screen, slack-jawed and with a look of utter befuddlement, then head here for an explanation, so that you can feel as geeky superior as we do for getting it.

* Our apologies for the rather blurry pic, but it gets the point across.

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phanboy_iv1

11-08-2007 @ 11:29AM

phanboy_iv said...

That's just awesome. I simply cannot wait to play TAT!

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Fullmetal Salchemist2

11-08-2007 @ 1:03PM

Fullmetal Salchemist said...

"This is madness!"
"No, this is SPARDA."

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Fullmetal Salchemist3

11-08-2007 @ 1:56PM

Fullmetal Salchemist said...

My favorite exchange in the entire game:


"Are..."
"You..."
"High! She's flying so high!"

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Jak Logan4

11-08-2007 @ 5:03PM

Jak Logan said...

"A cornered Fox is more dangerous than a Jackal!"

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impact245

11-08-2007 @ 7:43PM

impact24 said...

I admit, this was the most memorable quote for me in the whole game. It's quite amusing when one company references another in a light-hearted way.

I also like the quotes regarding "Blue Screens Inc".

"Wow....that sounds like a such a stable company!" - Maya

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klintor6

11-08-2007 @ 9:53PM

klintor said...

I remember seeing (and subsequently sending in a tip) about how Mia Fey says things akin to "we all know who's milkshake brings all the boys to the yard."

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Blast Processing Megadrive7

11-08-2007 @ 9:56PM

Blast Processing Megadrive said...

There was also a reference to Symphony of the Night's "What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets!" somewhere in T&T... But I don't remember where. I think it had something to do with Jean Armstrong, though...

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klintor8

11-08-2007 @ 10:51PM

klintor said...

Ah, finally found the picture in my emails:
http://i11.tinypic.com/5xiejok.jpg

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