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Phoenix Wright: Spirit of Justice gets release date and demo

Phoenix Wright returns to Nintendo 3DS on 8th September.

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

Phoenix Wright returns to Nintendo 3DS on 8th September.

Capcom has announced that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice will be released on 8th September, 2016.

The game will be avaialble on the Nintendo 3DS eShop priced at a handsome $29.99 in the US and £29.99 in the UK. A retail edition is not planned.

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If the price makes you wince you might want to check out the free demo that will hit the Nintendo eShop from 25th August. The demo features a section from the first courtroom scenario and puts the player Phoenix’s shoes to get a taste of the new Divination Séance gameplay feature.

Capcom has also released a new trailer which details many of the game’s characters and their respective features and special abilities. They include Ema Skye, who first appeared in the original Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Trucy Wright, Phoenix’s adopted daughter and new character, Bonny de Famme, a fledgling magician.

The game will also inclued new fingerprint dusting mechanics, the ability to examine video evidence from multiple angles and – for the first time – some objects can be viewed at a full 360 degrees.

It’s just like being there.


Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice will be released on September 8, 2016. If you want your day in court pick up a Nintendo 3DS from Amazon now.

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