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Order in the court! Phoenix Wright, Ace Attorney is back for more defense attorney action! Taking place a year after the events of the previous game, Phoenix encounters many faces from the previous game... some friends... some foes. Using your keen deduction skill, and armed with the evidence, you'll be able to guide Phoenix through four new cases as you pick apart witnesses' inconsistencies and lies.

Justice For All is an enhanced remake of Gyakuten Saiban 2, a courtroom simulation and adventure game. Players gather evidence and interrogate witnesses as they try to help Phoenix Wright prove his client's innocence. New to the sequel is the addition of "Psyche Locks", which cover a person when they are hiding a particularly dark secret. You'll need to break open these locks by presenting enough evidence to convince the person to tell the truth. In addition, Phoenix's courtroom blunders are now represented by a «soul energy» meter instead of set hit points. This means that some mistakes can cost you a lot more than others!

Like the previous DS version of the game, players can navigate through menus and items by using the stylus, as well as manage their inventory. Also available is the optional method of evidence presentation: you can actually shout out "HOLD IT!", "OBJECTION!" and "TAKE THAT!" into the microphone when you're ready to destroy the opposition's argument!


Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice for All Nintendo DS Checking evidence
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice for All Nintendo DS Episode selection. This looks less goofy when displayed on a real Nintendo DS with its screens apart.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice for All Nintendo DS Talking to Maya in her home village.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice for All Nintendo DS Hold it!

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Alternate Titles

  • "逆転裁判 II" -- Alternate Japanese spelling
  • "逆転裁判2" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Gyakuten Saiban II" -- Alternate Japanese title
  • "Gyakuten Saiban 2" -- Japanese title

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More of the same, for better or worse Nintendo DS Joshua J. Slone (4675)
Another Mediocre Adventure Game Nintendo DS ZenicReverie (1974)

Critic Reviews

FOK!games Nintendo DS Nov 11, 2006 87 out of 100 87
N-Zone Nintendo DS Apr 15, 2007 84 out of 100 84 Nintendo DS Aug, 2008 8.3 out of 10 83 Nintendo DS Apr 27, 2007 82.5 out of 100 82
Bordersdown Nintendo DS Dec, 2006 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Nintendo DS Nov 08, 2006 8 out of 10 80 Nintendo DS Apr 04, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Nintendojo Nintendo DS 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
Yahoo! Games Nintendo DS Jan 16, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
1UP Nintendo DS Jan 18, 2007 6 out of 10 60


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At one point in the game, Phoenix exclaims "Welllll, excuuuuse me, princess!" This was a catch phrase used by Link in the cartoon based on the NES game The Legend of Zelda.

Related Web Sites

  • Court Records (A large Ace Attorney / Gyakuten Saiban fansite containing news, multimedia, interviews, and fan creations.)
  • Hints for Justice For All (Question and answer hints provide the solutions, but with nudges first to give you a chance to solve the game's problems yourself.)
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