Nintendo of Europe has announced it signed a distribution deal with Capcom to bring Ace Attorney creator’s Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective to Europe.
The deal signed makes Nintendo responsible for sales, marketing and distribution of Ghost Trick in European territories. Capcom will remain as the game’s primary publisher and will handle the distributor in Australia and the Middle East.
From the creator of the Ace Attorney series, Shu Takumi, Ghost Trick play a murdered victim who following his death is tasked with saving other possible victims by possessing items to protect the victim from their killer.
"We are very happy to be working with Capcom to bring this key game to the European market" remarked Laurent Fischer, Managing Director, Marketing & PR for Nintendo of Europe. "Ghost Trick Phantom Detective represents our continued focus on quality Nintendo DS games with fun, engaging and enjoyable gameplay experiences."
"We are really excited about partnering with Nintendo, who will distribute Ghost Trick Phantom Detective across Europe," commented Michael Pattison, Senior Vice President Marketing, Capcom, "Nintendo has recognised that this title is a key release in the Nintendo DS range of consoles line up for next year".
As part of this announcement, Nintendo has given a release date of 14th January 2011 for Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective.
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