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 Episode selection
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Sometimes you need to point out a detail in a picture.
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS This case features a short cinematic, which turns out to contain important clues.
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.

Alternate Titles

  • "Gyakuten Saiban 4" -- Japanese title

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Vgames Mar 26, 2008 88 out of 100 88
Jeuxvideo.com May 09, 2008 16 out of 20 80
Video Game Talk Feb 20, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameswelt Jun 05, 2008 75 out of 100 75
Adventure Island Jun 15, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
TTGamer Jun 04, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Sliced Gaming (GameBiz) Jun 07, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Retroage Dec 31, 2014 6.7 out of 10 67
PlayDevil Aug 24, 2008 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Gaming since 198x Aug 11, 2008 2 out of 5 40

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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 (23096) added Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (Nintendo DS) on Feb 21, 2008