There’s a live 20th anniversary Ace Attorney concert streaming in May

Capcom’s Ace Attorney series has some very good music (especially the one that goes dur-doo-dur-doo-dur-doo-dur-doo-dur-durr from the first Phoenix Wright game) and the publisher is celebrating that fact once again this year with a new live orchestral concert, being streamed across the internet in May.

Following on from last year’s similarly styled event, Capcom is poised to hold another Ace Attorney orchestra concert on 7th May at the Bunkamura Orchard Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo, this time in honour of the series’ 20th anniversary.

If your interest is piqued, the official website has now revealed the full, series-spanning set list for the 20th anniversary concert (which you’ll find below) and you can get a solid idea of what’s in store by watching this 7-minute snippet from the 2021 show.

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Telltale’s The Walking Dead started life as a Left 4 Dead spin-off

This weekend marked the tenth anniversary of Telltale Games’ celebrated The Walking Dead series, and to mark the occasion, publisher Skybound Games has released a new mini-documentary bringing with it various behind-the-scenes treats, including early prototype footage, and even the revelation that Telltales’ genre-defining adventure was at one point planned to be a Left 4 Dead spin-off.

Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead first released on 24th April 2012, and, over the course of Season 1’s five critically acclaimed episodes, would establish not only the template for pretty much every one of the studio’s releases from that point onward – blending real-time events and persistent choices – but a host of other narrative-driven adventures too, most notably the work of Life is Strange developer Dontnod.

However, as revealed by The Walking Dead’s season design and direction lead Jake Rodkin in the newly released mini-documentary, Telltale could have ended up with a very different zombie experience if it’s original plans had come to pass, given the project started life as a pitch to do a narrative side-story within Valve’s Left 4 Dead universe.

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