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Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Adventure
Publisher: Capcom
Release Date: June 30, 2023

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'Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective' Shows Off Gameplay, Gets Playable Demo Across All Platforms - Trailer

by Rainier on June 12, 2023 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT

Ghost Trick blends fun logic puzzles with the world of the supernatural, making for an entirely new and unique experience in the handheld gaming space.

Chase clues and solve puzzles with Sissel, now presented in HD and on more platforms than ever before! Originally released on the Nintendo DS in 2010, Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is now being resurrected.

Uncover the mysteries of the spirit world as Sissel, a brave phantom who has unexpectedly been stranded in the afterlife and has lost his memory.

Throughout the game, players help Sissel solve the mystery behind his suspicious death by using his newfound supernatural abilities. Will players discover the truth before Sissel’s time runs out?

It’s been thirteen years since the original release of Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective and legendary producer Shu Takumi wants to prepare players for the rebirth of the spirited classic! Takumi invites detectives around the world to begin investigating the thrilling mystery of Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective with a demo now available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.

The Capcom Showcase provided a sneak peek into the spirit realm with a tutorial on how to use the powers of the dead. Possess and trick items to help Sissel - our hero and main character - change the fates of the living and get one step closer to solving the mystery of his own death.

Prepare to possess Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective by pre-ordering now to receive additional bonus content, including four side banner images and two background music tracks! Pre-orders are now available on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam. Bonus content will be available to PlayStation 4 users if purchased before July 31, 2023. 

The game comes jam-packed with new features including:

  • Availability on New Platforms: Players can experience Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective like never before on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam
  • Higher Quality Gameplay: Images and framerates are now adapted for 1080p/60fps visuals
  • Optimized UI Features: With new platforms comes compatibility for both controllers and touch screens (applicable only for platforms with built-in touch screen functionality)
  • Nine Languages (Three Brand New!): Now playable in nine languages, including English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean (new), Simplified Chinese (new), and Traditional Chinese (new)
  • New Challenges: Newly added Trophies can be obtained by completing different levels of the game alongside new-to-console Ghost Puzzles
  • Fresh Music and Illustrations: Available in the Extras menu, players can now access a collection of newly recorded and arranged music tracks alongside unique illustrations

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam) in June 30, 2023 for $29.99.

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