Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (Nintendo DS)

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It's seven years after the events seen in Trials and Tribulations, and Phoenix Wright has shouted his last "Objection!". Taking his place in the court is a new Ace Attorney, the young rookie, Apollo Justice. Does he have what it takes to clear his clients of their guilt?

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney is the fourth game in the Ace Attorney series, and the first to be designed from the ground up for the Nintendo DS. In addition to the now-familiar courtroom action and investigation, Apollo also gets to take part in forensic investigation, such as taking plaster casts and dusting for prints. Players can also examine their inventory in three dimensions, as clues can sometimes be hidden out of normal sight.

Apollo also has a special talent - the ability to perceive people's nervous habits. If a witness' testimony appears to be rock solid, Apollo can still crack it by taking note of their nervous habit that they perform whenever they're lying, and catch them in the act by shouting out "GOTCHA!".

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

Alternate Titles

  • "Gyakuten Saiban 4" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

1UP Feb 19, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
GamesCollection Dec 28, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Australia May 21, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
NGamer Apr 12, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Fragland.net Jul 04, 2008 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxvideo.com May 09, 2008 16 out of 20 80
UOL Jogos Jun 03, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Adventure Island Jun 15, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Retroage Dec 31, 2014 6.7 out of 10 67

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Trivia

Borginia

The fictional country of Borginia mentioned in this game and Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth was also featured in Dino Crisis. It was called the Borginian Republic, and the game's setting was Ibis Island which was referred to as being part of the Republic. It was also presented as an antagonistic power.

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Ben K (23095) added Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (Nintendo DS) on Feb 21, 2008