Phoenix Wright summoned to WiiWare Jan. 11

Capcom's dynamic defender will begin opening arguments on Nintendo's online game service next Monday; Miles Edgeworth demo due "in a few weeks."

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Capcom issued an official summons for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney to appear on WiiWare back in November. Today, the publisher announced just when its charismatic legal eagle will appear on Nintendo's docket, saying that Phoenix Wright will make his first appearance on the online platform next Monday, January 11.

As previously announced, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney will be the first in a trio of Capcom's courtroom dramas to appear on Nintendo's online platform for the Wii. The game will include the first four cases found in the original Game Boy Advance installment for 1,000 Wii points ($10), with the fifth case found in 2005's acclaimed DS edition available in May for an additional 100 Wii points ($1).

It takes more than great hair to be an Ace Attorney.
It takes more than great hair to be an Ace Attorney.

Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Justice for All will follow in March, with Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations arriving on WiiWare in May.

Capcom also announced today that the all-new Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth for the DS will receive a demo. According to the publisher, the free sampler will be available through the Nintendo Channel "in a few weeks." The full edition of Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth will be available for the DS on February 16.

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