Touch Detective's sinister boxart

Alisha Karabinus
A. Karabinus|09.18.06

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Touch Detective's sinister boxart


Touch Detective
leaves us a little speechless around the DS Fanboy offices. The game looks great, but there's just something about the art style that seems ... well ... sinister. Creepy, even. Sure, the game will be a blast. It's the new Phoenix Wright -- offbeat and interesting story and touchscreen-centric gameplay. But just look at the characters! We can handle the robot butler, though with that beaky nose, he resembles some sort of evil muppet refugee from the '80s. But Mackenzie, the heroine, looks perpetually terrified and it makes us wonder if she's just traumatized by the death of her father or if maybe that little phallic mushroom guy is exploiting her offscreen.

Or maybe we just have too much time on our hands. Touch Detective will be available for a little hands-on next month.
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