Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Puzzle

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies now on eShop

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Court is back in session! The intrepid digital attorney Phoenix Wright has returned to the side of lady justice in a new case to convict the culprit behind the destruction of the courthouse. The download-only release, available on eShop, picks up eight years after the previous Ace Attorney title, as Phoenix returns to form investigating crime scenes, examining evidence, cross examining witnesses, and now, with the help of newcomer Athena Cykes, psychoanalyzing witnesses.

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Creepy visual novel Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward now $29.99

Virtues Last Reward (3DS, PS Vita) Price Drop Announcement - Screenshot 1 (PSV)

Aksys Games has announced that they have lowered the price of Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward to $29.99. The puzzle-filled adventure-style visual novel is a follow-up to 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors for 3DS, and it is available for both 3DS and PS Vita. The price drop is in effect across both platforms.

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3DS, PlayStation Vita News

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies demo on eShop

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A new demo for Capcom’s Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies has been released on Nintendo’s eShop. Set to launch on October 24, Wright will return to court in a new case that sees an old rival resurface during a trial against the party behind the destruction of the old courthouse. It was also announced that gamers who purchase Dual Destinies from October 25 to November 7 will receive a free costume pack worth $0.99 that includes new outfits for Phoenix Wright, Apollo Justice, and Athena Cykes.

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies dated, new screens

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Capcom has confirmed that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies will be launching online for 3DS on October 24. The download-only entry will be available on eShop for $29.99 and continue the legal adventures of famed digital attorney Phoenix Wright. Wright will be joined by fellow attorney Apollo Justice and associate attorney Athena Cykes, whose presence introduces new psychoanalysis elements to witness investigations. Players will once again investigate crime scenes, challenge witnesses, and present evidence in trial of what they’ve uncovered.

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First screens released from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishments (360, PC, PS3) June Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

Focus Home has released the first batch of screenshots from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments. The follow-up to The Testament, currently in development at Frogwares, will feature eight cases, 14 gameplay mechanics, crime scene reconstructions, and moral choices. More details will be revealed during E3, but before then, get a glimpse at what’s in store for Holmes and Watson.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy HD launches for iOS

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The legalese is about to come fast and furious at iOS gamers now that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy HD collection has launched on the App Store for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The set includes the first three games in the series (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Justice for All, and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations) with upgraded visuals. As defense attorney Phoenix Wright, players will be able to cross-examine witnesses as well as gather and examine evidence.

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Apple Handheld

Night of the Rabbit pre-order bonus, community Q&A announced

Daedalic strolled past the art books and skipped right over soundtracks and headed straight for pre-order gold: a free game. The studio announced that everyone who pre-orders a copy of their upcoming adventure Night of the Rabbit from GOG.com, before May 29, will receive a free copy of their comedy adventure Deponia. To learn more about Night of the Rabbit, check out the overview video featuring the game’s lead designer, Matt Kempke, released today by GOG.

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PC News

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies launching this fall

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Capcom is set to hold court this fall with the digital release of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies for 3DS. Previously announced as Ace Attorney 5, Dual Destinies is set eight years after Ace has last stepped foot in court and shortly after the destruction of the court room itself. His latest opponent is Winston Payne’s son, Gaspen, in the case to discover who is behind the attack.

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3DS

Hitman: Sniper Challenge, Gyromancer now on CoreOnline

CoreOnline (PC) Hitman Sniper Challenge and Gyromancer Announcement - Screenshot 1

CoreOnline, Square Enix’s free-to-play online platform, has added Hitman: Sniper Challenge and Gyromancer. Sniper Challenge was initially a pre-order bonus for Hitman: Absolution, allowing players to practice their sniping skills against a series of targets in arcade-style missions. Scores can also be posted to Facebook for that extra bit of bragging. Gyromancer is a puzzle-RPG that has players take on the role of Rivel, a summoner of beasts, as he makes this way through Aldemona Wood.

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PC News

Daedalic reveals their next adventure outing, The Night of the Rabbit

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Daedalic Entertainment has announced The Night of the Rabbit, a new puzzle- and magic-rabbit-filled adventure title for Mac and PC. Already a year-plus in development, the Deponia developer has revealed that an international version, with support for seven languages including English, will be available on digital outlets later this year, on May 29.

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