‘Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies’ Hits 3DS This Fall

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destinies is coming to the 3DS eShop this fall.

Capcom’s most unusual hero is set to get a new game later this year, and no, it’s not the wolf with the magic powers. Phoenix Wright was an unusual concept for a video game character, no doubt. Who would expect a lawyer to also be a video game hero? Yet somehow, Capcom managed to make it happen, and it was a success.

The strangeness doesn’t stop there, either, as Phoenix Wright has also made the most unlikely of video game appearances. He was a playable character in Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3. He looked and felt out of place, but once again, Capcom made it work. It there anything Capcom can’t do in a video game?

Okay, Bionic Commando in 2009 was a total disaster. Once again, Capcom made it possible for a lawyer to be more fun than a commando with a bionic arm.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney was a virtual novel/adventure game where players take the role of a defense attorney in a fictional courtroom. The player sought to find their clients “not guilty” using investigation, evidence, and cross-examination to prove their case. After three games, the series kept the title, but introduced a new protagonist in Apollo Justice. Yes, four games based on the Japanese legal system, and one more on the way. Capcom, how do you pull these things off?

In Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destinies, the original courtroom has been destroyed, and it’s up to Phoenix Wright to take on the younger brother of Winston Payne from the previous titles, and discover who was behind the destruction.

Dual Destinies ramps up the 3D gameplay, with players needing to change views and zoom-in on areas to uncover any hidden evidence or clues. You will also be able to use a Matrix-style mood detection system to uncover possible perjury and such using his associate attorney Athena Cykes’ unique psychic prowess.

Are you excited about the announcement of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destinies for 3DS?