The next entry in the Ace Attorney series hits North America this fall on 3DS! Check out the full press release and announcement trailer below:
"Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today confirmed that Phoenix Wright™: Ace Attorney™ – Dual Destinies will be available to purchase digitally on Nintendo 3DS™ across Europe and North America in Fall 2013.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, previously announced for the West as Ace Attorney™ 5, sees the return of courtroom hero Phoenix Wright. Set eight years since his last appearance in the courts, the first case in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies sees the action start in a destroyed court room. It’s down to Phoenix Wright and his team at the Wright Anything Agency to discover the cause of the destruction. Players will have to battle it out in court against Gaspen Payne, the younger brother of Winston Payne from previous Ace Attorney™ titles, as they defend the accused.
The much loved gameplay and features from previous titles in the Ace Attorney series return but for the first time with stunning 3D graphics, bringing the courtroom and characters to life and putting players directly in the heart of the action. Players will need to investigate each crime scene with dynamic 3D visuals, making it possible to change views and zoom-in on areas to uncover any hidden evidence or clues. The drama continues in the court room as players present their evidence, challenge witnesses and begin to unravel the truth behind each of the cases in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies.
Joining Phoenix is the young Attorney Apollo Justice and new Associate Attorney Athena Cykes. Athena’s unique ability to psychoanalyse witnesses introduces a brand new element to proceedings. Using Athena’s ‘Mood Matrix’ players can detect the emotional state of a witness and tell whether they’re surprised, angry, happy or sad. Players can compare these feelings with the statement given by the witness, point out any contradictions between the two and challenge the witness testimony."
What do you think about this digital-only fate? Will it hurt sales? Or is everything just peachy?
I'm just going to keep posting that until it comes out.
Also, let me say that I hope this game has the feature that the Ace Attorney Trilogy has on iOS - namely the ability to create your own little animated image and custom text. Amanda sent me a great one of a certain character telling me to stay awake and drink some coffee, haha.
A release date for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies has been announced! Any objections? The game is set to hit the 3DS Nintendo eShop on October 24th in North America and Europe and will be priced at $29.99.
Capcom reiterated that with the overseas release of the upcoming game the costume pack and additional episode that were available in Japan will also be available. Although Capcom has not commented on whether it will be included with the initial game purchase, or if it will have to be purchased separately. While the costumes and additional episode will be available one way or the other, North American and European fans will not be able to purchase the “deduction quiz” DLC.
I still wish we were getting a retail version, but $30 for a new Phoenix Wright game is not bad at all...
I suppose I should get a new SD card soon, my current one is already full, I've been managing the fridge a bit for new games but this game might be huge? Or maybe not.
I will say though, I wish this was heading to Wii U. It's way more fun for me to play the game with Amanda on the TV, where it's easier to read everything. It's been tough trying to play Apollo Justice on 3DS together and not feel like I'm going to fall asleep.