For followers of Ace Lawyer, Persona, and Danganronpa – to start with, wow, you actually like fixing murders, huh? Secondly, Root Movie could also be simply what that you must scratch that murder-itch you’ve got been having these days. Like the remainder, it is a visible novel with an enormous dollop of spooky goings-on, as you play aspiring filmmaker, Rintaro Yagu, who retains getting emails saying issues like “you are in grave hazard!”
In a twist that can in all probability shock none of you, somebody will get brutally murdered, interrupting Rintaro’s first shot at being a director. He takes it upon himself to unravel the crime, gathering clues, interrogating folks, and confronting suspects.
Whenever you’re able to accuse somebody, you may enter the fighting-game-style Max Mode, the place a one-on-one showdown will reveal the reality. There’s even an Ace Lawyer-style energy referred to as “Synesthesia”, which may help you determine inconsistencies and leads, in addition to a mechanic referred to as “zapping” the place you possibly can expertise an occasion from totally different viewpoints, a bit like Miles Edgeworth does in Ace Lawyer: Investigations.
Root Movie shall be out on the Nintendo eShop on March 19th, 2021. There’s additionally a limited-edition bodily launch, which comes with a 100-page artbook, for the worth of £49.99.