Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (Nintendo DS)

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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 Testimony
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Case 2: Talking with the defendant at the detention center.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS The court session begins.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Things aren't going Edgeworth's way.

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

FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Jun 28, 2006 89 out of 100 89
Gamer 2.0 Oct 17, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
GameZone Oct 25, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 31, 2006 17 out of 20 85
DreamStation.cc Nov 04, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Mygamer.com Dec 08, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
Factornews Nov 03, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Bordersdown Oct, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Snackbar-Games.com Feb 22, 2006 2 out of 3 67
Game Revolution Oct 15, 2005 C 50

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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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