Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies headed to the West DIGITALLY Fall 2013

London, UK. — May 13, 2013 — 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 Autumn 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 in 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 the dynamic 3D visuals now making it possible to change views and zoom in on areas to uncover any hidden evidence or clues. In the court room the drama continues 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.

For the latest trailer, screenshots and artwork for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies visit the Capcom Europe Press Site www.capcomeuro-press.com


I am a bit saddened that the game will not be receiving a physical release, but the previous Ace Attorney game Ace Attorney Investigations sold so poorly, that Capcom did not bother releasing the sequel in North America. Capcom’s explanation for releasing the game on the Nintendo eShop only is because of lack of retailer interest.

I really wish Capcom would do a limited printing of the game via a Limited Edition box that includes the Phoenix Wright figure and a music CD, I would definitely pay up front for that like I did for the special edition of Ni No Kuni last June.

But thank you Capcom for giving Ace Attorney another chance in the west, I’ll be sure to spread the word because I absolutely love this series. Now can y’all bug Level 5 about the release of Professor Layton VS Ace Attorney, please? 🙂

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About MidnightScott
I am a huge Nintendo fan, but I also own a PS3. I love video games, anime, music, movies, and the internet! The 3DS is really awesome and I'm looking forward to playing more fun and unique games in the future.

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