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Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth (Nintendo DS)

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Description

After returning from a business trip overseas, prosecutor Miles Edgeworth enters his office to discover that something has been stolen...as well as a corpse! With his faithful (but slightly dimwitted) detective partner, Dick Gumshoe, as well as his own sharp mind, this is one criminal that will regret being so brash as to cross Prosecutor Edgeworth!

In Ace Attorney Investigations, you become Phoenix Wright's prosecuting rival, Miles Edgeworth. Unlike previous Ace Attorney games, you do not take part in courtroom battles. Instead, you examine crime scenes, collect evidence and counter-argue inconsistent theories as to how the crime took place. Exploring specific locations in crime scenes will make Edgeworth store an idea in his memory, under a "Logic" section. When enough ideas are formed, the player can link up related ideas up to prove that new evidence is relevant or to form a counterargument.

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Alternate Titles

  • "逆転検事" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Gyakuten Kenji" -- Japanese title
  • "AAI: ME" -- Common abbreviated title

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The Press Says

Atomic Gamer Mar 04, 2010 95 out of 100 95
Gamernode Feb 23, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
NintendoWorldReport Feb 16, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
1UP Feb 18, 2010 B+ 83
Cheat Code Central 2010 4.1 out of 5 82
GameSpy Feb 17, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
videogamer.com Mar 03, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Vandal Online Feb 22, 2010 7.8 out of 10 78
Gamestyle Mar 02, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Gamer Limit Mar 03, 2010 6.5 out of 10 65

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Trivia

References: Predecessors

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth features many references to the previous games in the series.

There are a couple of cameos as well. Winston Payne, the persecutor from the first cases of all the other games; Sal Manella, the creator of the Steel Samurai; and Lotta Hart, the wannabe photo-journalist, make guest appearances. Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey and Pearl Fey also make a quick cameo.
Ben K (22952) added Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth (Nintendo DS) on Feb 19, 2010