Enjoy Courtroom Drama with Nina Aquila: Legal Eagle Season One

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When it comes to courtroom battles, most people are familiar with Phoenix Wright. The thing is, he’s not the only one with the skill. Prepare to enjoy a new kind of courtroom drama with none other than Nina Aquila: Legal Eagle Season One.

The game offers players the elements of a visual novel combined with indie graphic adventure. It’s set in a world where every kind of anime genre exists all at once.

The game boasts around 10 hours of content and stars the rookie defense attorney Nine Aquila as she represents clients who have been accused of capital crimes. There are three main steps when it comes to gameplay. The first is to Investigate crimes by looking at crime scenes and speaking to the different witnesses. The second is to Participate in the activities that are relevant to the current case like joining an illegal street racing competition. Finally, players go to court and Defend their clients.

So far the game has three chapters which are:

  • Chapter 1
    • Players defend a cosplayer accused of arson and this is due to her cosplaying as a fire mage.
  • Chapter 2
    • Players defend a client accused of murdering the world champion at Dragon Fantasy Arena on the eve of the national tournament.
    • Just in case you’re wondering, Dragon Fantasy Arena is similar to Yu-Gi-Oh.
  • Chapter 3
    • Players defend three street racers, accused of causing the death of a fourth.
    • This is an homage to the classic racing anime Initial D.

Other features of the game are:

  • The original three chapters presented as one package for the first time.
  • New illustrated character busts for Nina, Dylan, and Chad that bring greater emotional weight to scenes.
  • New Steam Achievements to uncover.
  • Unlockable special features, including an art gallery and music test.
  • An unlockable exploration mode, where players can tour the locations of Chapters 1 to 3.
  • Revised video sequences that take advantage of new art.
  • New audio elements including improved sound FX.
  • Countless small improvements.

Making the game even more exciting is voicing Nina Aquila is none other than Rachael Messer, the same voice actor who had roles in Azur Lane, Goblin Slayer, and Forgotten Anne.

The game is currently being offered at Steam with a 15% discount.

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