Tecmo, initially a supplier of cleaning equipment and now best known for Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive, was founded on this day in 1967!

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (Nintendo DS)

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Screenshots

Nintendo DS version

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Title screen

Title screen

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Episode selection

Episode selection

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Each case begins with a cryptic intro.

Each case begins with a cryptic intro.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Kristoph Gavin, your helpful mentor.

Kristoph Gavin, your helpful mentor.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Your first case, so you are nervous.

Your first case, so you are nervous.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Prosecutor Payne is once again your opponent during the first case.

Prosecutor Payne is once again your opponent during the first case.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Examining evidence in 3D. You can turn the item around, and sometimes examine specific parts of it.

Examining evidence in 3D. You can turn the item around, and sometimes examine specific parts of it.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Make a choice. Though, like in the previous games, usually you're rail-roaded onto the one right path anyway.

Make a choice. Though, like in the previous games, usually you're rail-roaded onto the one right path anyway.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Cross-examination begins.

Cross-examination begins.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS A dramatic "Objection!"

A dramatic "Objection!"

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Arguing your case.

Arguing your case.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS A map helps you fully understand the circumstances of the case.

A map helps you fully understand the circumstances of the case.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS The first witness giving their testimony.

The first witness giving their testimony.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Sometimes you need to point out a detail in a picture.

Sometimes you need to point out a detail in a picture.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Dramatic closeup.

Dramatic closeup.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Case 2: Trucy, who is this game's Maya Fey equivalent -- the perky, silly, young female assistant.

Case 2: Trucy, who is this game's Maya Fey equivalent -- the perky, silly, young female assistant.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Moving between locations.

Moving between locations.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS There are a lot of colorful characters in the game, including this affable, but dangerous wife of a mafia boss.

There are a lot of colorful characters in the game, including this affable, but dangerous wife of a mafia boss.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Examining locations in search for evidence.

Examining locations in search for evidence.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Browsing through your inventory.

Browsing through your inventory.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS The game features a lot of forensic-themed minigames. Here, you need to tap the screen to sprinkle the powder, then blow into the microphone to leave behind the fingerprint shape.

The game features a lot of forensic-themed minigames. Here, you need to tap the screen to sprinkle the powder, then blow into the microphone to leave behind the fingerprint shape.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Trying to match the fingerprint to someone from your database.

Trying to match the fingerprint to someone from your database.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Ema Skye is back from the fifth case of <moby game="Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney">the first DS game,</moby> this time as an adult.

Ema Skye is back from the fifth case of the first DS game, this time as an adult.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Each Ace Attorney game features a quirky, memorable prosecutor. In this game, it's Klavier Gavin, a German rock star (and your mentor's brother).

Each Ace Attorney game features a quirky, memorable prosecutor. In this game, it's Klavier Gavin, a German rock star (and your mentor's brother).

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Cross-examining the witness.

Cross-examining the witness.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Full-screen pictures such as these underline dramatic moments.

Full-screen pictures such as these underline dramatic moments.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS The judge is expecting an answer, and your life bar is going to take a hit if you make the wrong choice.

The judge is expecting an answer, and your life bar is going to take a hit if you make the wrong choice.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS "Perceiving" the witness. You need to spot the nervous twitch they're making when saying a specific part of the sentence.

"Perceiving" the witness. You need to spot the nervous twitch they're making when saying a specific part of the sentence.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS An animated representation of the crime scene.

An animated representation of the crime scene.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS The Judge's patience has its limits.

The Judge's patience has its limits.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Another forensic minigame: fill in the shoe print with plaster...

Another forensic minigame: fill in the shoe print with plaster...

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS ...then, after drying it, use the roller to cover the plaster cast with paint.

...then, after drying it, use the roller to cover the plaster cast with paint.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Now just match the shoe print to a database entry.

Now just match the shoe print to a database entry.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Case 3: Trucy is excited to see Klavier Gavin's band.

Case 3: Trucy is excited to see Klavier Gavin's band.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS This case features a short cinematic, which turns out to contain important clues.

This case features a short cinematic, which turns out to contain important clues.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Taking a look at the evidence gathered at the crime scene.

Taking a look at the evidence gathered at the crime scene.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS This is, without a doubt, the most ridiculous hairdo in any Ace Attorney game. Ever.

This is, without a doubt, the most ridiculous hairdo in any Ace Attorney game. Ever.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS This mixing board proves to be very useful during the case.

This mixing board proves to be very useful during the case.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Not everyone in this game speaks English.

Not everyone in this game speaks English.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Another cross-examination. The bracelet icon lights up whenever Apollo has a chance to use his Perceive ability. (Also, Ema's pouting is so adorable.)

Another cross-examination. The bracelet icon lights up whenever Apollo has a chance to use his Perceive ability. (Also, Ema's pouting is so adorable.)

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS A long shot of the courtroom.

A long shot of the courtroom.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Unlike most other prosecutors in the series, Klavier Gavin isn't your sworn enemy and you end up cooperating with him often.

Unlike most other prosecutors in the series, Klavier Gavin isn't your sworn enemy and you end up cooperating with him often.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Case 4. Here we just found some evidence.

Case 4. Here we just found some evidence.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Yet another forensic minigame. Tap the screen to spray the reagent until you find the poison.

Yet another forensic minigame. Tap the screen to spray the reagent until you find the poison.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Dialogue with a character.

Dialogue with a character.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Forensic fun continues: here you use the X-Ray scanner to find what's drawn on this canvas below the layer of paint.

Forensic fun continues: here you use the X-Ray scanner to find what's drawn on this canvas below the layer of paint.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Once you "perceive" a witness's nervous habit, it's time to confront them about their lie.

Once you "perceive" a witness's nervous habit, it's time to confront them about their lie.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Vera Misham, the fourth case's defendant. A very shy and quiet girl that barely shows emotion.

Vera Misham, the fourth case's defendant. A very shy and quiet girl that barely shows emotion.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Taking a look through your collection of peoples' profiles.

Taking a look through your collection of peoples' profiles.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS You'll see Apollo shocked and surprised a lot of times throughout the game.

You'll see Apollo shocked and surprised a lot of times throughout the game.