Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice coming west in September

Launching via the Nintendo eShop for $29.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 6 will launch for 3DS as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice as a digital download via the Nintendo eShop in North America and Europe in September, Capcom announced. It will cost $29.99 / £24.99 / €29.99.

The new game follows Phoenix Wright in a brand new location: a courtroom situation in the Kingdom of Khura’in, origin of the Kurain Channeling Technique, where mysterious seance trials decide the fate of all defendants. It offers a new “Divination Seance” gameplay mechanic that allows the player to revisit the last moments of a victims life. Players must fight to unravel the discrepancies and contradictions between the Royal Priestess’s Insight and what is shown in the seance. Meanwhile, defense attorney Apollo Justice faces his own challenges holding down the fort at the Wright Anything Agency, as he takes on an case with “explosive implications.”

Here’s the full fact sheet, via Capcom:

Gameplay Overview

The latest entry in the popular Ace Attorney series Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice comes to Nintendo 3DS this September. This narrative adventure stars beloved defense attorneys Phoenix Wright and Apollo Justice and sees the return of many familiar faces alongside some exciting new additions. Filled with puzzling cases to solve, the new game also brings popular investigative techniques from previous installments, along with brand new mechanics such as the Divination Séance.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice sees Phoenix in a brand new location: a courtroom situated in the Kingdom of Khura’in, origin of the Kurain Channeling Technique, where mysterious séance trials decide the fate of all defendants. Meanwhile, defense attorney Apollo Justice faces his own challenges holding down the fort at the Wright Anything Agency, as he takes on a case that will have explosive implications. Both our heroes are joined by a host of returning friends and adversaries in their fight to bring about justice.

Features

  • New and returning characters – Fan-favorite faces return to the series, along with brand new characters such as Rayfa, the Royal Priestess of the Kingdom of Khura’in.
  • New mysterious location – While Apollo still battles in court back home for the Wright Anything Agency, Phoenix explores a brand new lawyer-less court system in the Kingdom of Khura’in. Here Phoenix fights to bring about a legal revolution.
  • Twisting plots and puzzling cases – The unusual cases the Ace Attorney series is known for come to session alongside the witty, comical dialogue that’s become iconic in this courtroom drama.
  • Divination Séance gameplay – This new mechanic allows the player to revisit the last moments of a victim’s life. Players must fight to unravel the discrepancies and contradictions between the Royal Priestess’s insights and what is shown in the séance vision.
  • The return of popular gameplay features – Investigative techniques from previous installments return, utilizing the touch features of the Nintendo 3DS to explore crime scenes and assist in court proceedings.

Watch the announcement trailer below. View the first English screenshots at the gallery.

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