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Description

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is an enhanced port of Gyakuten Saiban. This version features all of the cases from the Game Boy Advance release, with the addition of a fifth case, which is as long as the four previous cases put together. The fifth case makes extensive use of the DS' special features, such as the microphone and the ability to examine inventory in 3D using the stylus.

Screenshots

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Cross-examination
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Episode selection menu.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Evidence - autopsy report
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Case 2: Talking with the defendant at the detention center.

Alternate Titles

  • "逆转裁判:新生的逆转" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "逆転裁判 蘇る逆転" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Gyakuten Saiban: Yomigaeru Gyakuten" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Hilarious, clever and really fun to play... Order in the court ! Pirou Julien (2878) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
Objection! NeoJ (428) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Interactive comic with a lot of heart and laughs Joshua J. Slone (4621) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

EL33TONLINE Sep 17, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GamesAreFun.com (GAF) Mar 25, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Adventure Island Jun 25, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
4Players.de Dec 15, 2006 85 out of 100 85
DreamStation.cc Nov 04, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
VicioJuegos.com Dec 30, 2006 79 out of 100 79
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 7.75 out of 10 78
Portable Review Jan 06, 2006 30 out of 40 75
Gamebrink 2005 75 out of 100 75
GamersMark Jan 11, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Distribution

Due to issues regarding distribution rights between Nintendo Australia and THQ, Australia didn't see the release of the game until well after the sequel was available overseas, and a year after the European release.

Japanese version

The Japanese version of the iPhone port requires a constant connection to the Internet, unlike its western counterpart.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2006 – #2 Best Adventure of the Year
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Ben K (23054) added Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (Nintendo DS) on Dec 27, 2005
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