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When most people think of the most anticipated games of 2010, they tend to think of huge console titles like Metroid Other M, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Epic Mickey, Fallout New Vegas, Fable 3 and Dead Rising 2. Don't get me wrong, I think think there is a lot of potential for some of these titles to be instant classics. However, because I like deviating from the norm (every now and again), my most anticipated game for 2010 would have to be a little DS title, which was over shadowed by the huge Marvel Vs Capcom 3 announcement at Captivate last week.
From the mind of the creator of Phoenix Wright, comes Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective. Not much is known about the game except for the fact that you will be playing as Sissel. A murder victim who must discover the truth about his murder before his soul passes on. As you attempt to solve this mystery, Sissel will have the ability to posses and manipulate objects. This sounds like an incredibly intriguing game mechanic.
But I have to say it was the trailer that got me pumped for this release. The blend of anime art and cell shaded graphics simply looks amazing, the music sounds incredibly stellar, the characters look awesomely outlandish and I have no doubt that the humorous Ace Attorney writing style will perfectly fit this unique premise to a tee.
I may have recently purchased an Xbox 360 but with titles like this one, I won't be throwing in the towel when it comes to my DS anytime soon.