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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

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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.


Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney iPhone Main Menu
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney iPhone Title screen
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Episode 1
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Nintendo DS Cross-examination

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 ! Nintendo DS Pirou Julien (2308)
Objection! Nintendo DS NeoJ (428)
Interactive comic with a lot of heart and laughs Nintendo DS Joshua J. Slone (4618)

The Press Says (GAF) Nintendo DS Mar 25, 2007 9 out of 10 90
GamesCollection Nintendo DS Dec 30, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85 Nintendo DS Nov 04, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Nintendojo Nintendo DS 2005 8.3 out of 10 83 Nintendo DS Dec 08, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
App Spy iPhone May 24, 2010 4 out of 5 80
GameSpy Nintendo DS Oct 12, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Nintendo DS Jun 16, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamePro (US) Nintendo DS Oct 19, 2005 4 out of 5 80 Wii Jan 19, 2010 7 out of 10 70


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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.


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.

Information also contributed by Keeper Garrett and VVP

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