Game Groups > Ace Attorney / Gyakuten Saiban series
Gyakuten Saiban or Ace Attorney as it is known in the west, is a series of adventure games that take place in the courtroom. Players assume the role of a defense lawyer (Phoenix Wright in the first games, later Apollo Justice), as he examines witnesses' testimony and picks apart their lies and inconsistencies. Part of the games also take place on the field, and Phoenix/Apollo will get a chance to explore places like the crime scene, in an attempt to gather up more evidence to arm himself with.
According to publisher Capcom, the Ace Attorney franchise, numbering 20 titles across several mediums, including films, has sold around 5.3 million units worldwide (as of June 31, 2015).
- Console Generation Exclusives: PlayStation 2
- Fictional character: Sherlock Holmes
- Gameplay feature: Multiple endings
- Games with original fan translations into English
- Physical Bonus Content: Soundtrack
- Setting: Belle Époque
- Setting: City - London
- Setting: Ship / Boat
- Theme: Amnesia
- Theme: Law practice