PRESS RELEASE- Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies Western Release This Fall

Monday, May 13th, 2013

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies

Hold onto your hats, Ace Attorney fans! Capcom has finally released details on the western release of Ace Attorney 5 with the English title, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. Information on Phoenix Wright’s new adventure, as well as his new assistant, Athena Cykes (formerly known as Kokone Kizuki), are detailed in the press release below:

SAN MATEO, Calif. — 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 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.

ABOUT CAPCOM
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil ™, Street Fighter ™, Mega Man ™ and Devil May Cry ™. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.

In addition to this new information, Capcom also released a collection of artwork and screenshots for the game:

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Finally, Capcom also released an official English trailer for the game:

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  • ghaerdon

    Wow. That trailer almost sold it to me.
    I may have to get this, the 3D effects look amazing.
    BUT FIRST, gotta check out the reviews that it gets. If the story is good, i’ll get it.

  • It’s about time!

  • bobobob123

    Digital-only=no buy
    Screw you Capcom.

    • All right! We have you to thank for no Investigations 2 or Professor Layton vs Ace Attorney! This was a digital or not at all situation, grow up and support the franchise before it dies completly do to people like you.

    • Capcom is within their right to act in their own financial interest, but so are the fans. You can’t guilt someone into putting a corporation’s interests above their own — that’s pretty perverse. I personally like to a) have a physical copy and b) have the right to resell it when I’m finished with it.

    • Also, Capcom seems perfectly capable of killing their own franchies (RIP Mega Man).