The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles The PC, PS4 and Nintendo Switch versions will hit stores on July 27, but with a bizarre change: popular Sherlock Holmes will become Herlock Shoals In the western version.
In the press release Officer With the announcement of The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, we read that “players will unravel the mysteries behind the 10 gruesome cases, and with the bizarre performance of additional characters including local ace detective Herlock Scholes”.
Why Want to rename the Capcom character? This is an obviously relevant question Copyright At work Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Who created the character of Sherlock Holmes in 1887.
Although most of the stories played by the famous investigator are now in the public domain, its terms have expired Copyright, There are still ten stories subject to copyright in the United States.
Doyle’s heirs are still active in the matter and have recently been prosecuted Netflix For the movie Enola Holmes, The western situation of the character is briefly controversial.
However, Capcom’s move, which did not actually discover the nickname of Herlock Scholes, is surprising: that’s the name Maurice LeBlanc He used it in 1906 to appear as an investigator in a short story Arsenic Lupine Without imposing a fine.
In short, we face a real Easter egg.
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