New E3 2016 Ace Attorney demo, story and details


If you’re attending E3 2016, swing on by the Capcom booth (South Hall, #2023) to try the western debut demo for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice.

In the new demo we meet a bright-eyed monk-in-training and self-styled tour guide Ahlbi Ur’gaid who has been accused of stealing the Kingdom of Khura’in’s national treasure “The Founder’s Orb”. Worse still, on top of this heinous crime he has been accused of murdering its guard, Paht Rohl.
The kingdom’s legal system dictates that if the defendant is proven guilty, so too is his representing attorney.

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Naturally this bizarre rule has led to a distinct lack of lawyers for many years, but visiting attorney Phoenix Wright is brave enough to step in to defend Ahlbi against the returning and smugger-than-ever prosecutor Gaspen Payne.

The courtrooms in the land of Khura’in use séance trials to decide the fate of all defendants. The royal priestess Rayfa divines the final moments of a victim’s life in the courtroom’s Pool of Souls, which are not limited to sight alone. All of a victim’s final sensations are provided to the court for consideration before a verdict is delivered. Players will need to find inconsistencies between Rayfa’s interpretations of the vision and the memory itself to prove Ahlbi’s innocence.

Pool (of Souls) is closed.

Pool (of Souls) is closed.

Players in Pacific Time regions should tune into Capcom’s Twitch ( at 11am today (June 15th) to have a deeper look at the game with key members of the development team.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice arrives on the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems for $29.99 / £24.99 / €29.99.