Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice details Apollo vs. Phoenix

Apollo Justice and Phoenix Wright face off.

Capcom has released new Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice details and screenshots highlighting a case in the second half of the story where Apollo Justice and Phoenix Wright face against each other. Simon Blackquill also appears.

Get the information below.

■ Apollo Justice’s Opponent… is Phoenix Wright?!

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

The first protagonist showdown since the start of Ace Attorney. Apollo Justice and Phoenix Wright face off concerning a certain case. Apollo and Phoenix’s claims will clash regarding a “certain thing” that acts as important evidence to the case. How will Phoenix, who is both Apollo’s mentor and boss, face against him? And how will things go down at the office?

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

■ Prosecutor Blackquill Takes the Stand

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

Prosecutor Blackquill, who appeared in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, appears as a witness to the incident. As he happened to be present at the scene of the crime, he takes the witness stand. However, he doesn’t only take the witness stand—he also appears to be in the passenger seat of the defense! Why is he supporting the defense, but not the prosecution?

■ The Lawyer’s Assistant!?

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

Given that he once served as a prosecutor despite being imprisoned on murder charges, Simon Blackquill is known as the “Distortion of the Legal Profession.” In this game, Simon is an free man, without the handcuffs that confined him in the previous game, and for some reason decides to take the stand in the lawyer’s partner seat.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice is due out for 3DS at retail and digitally in Japan on June 9, and digitally in North America and Europe in September.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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