Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney, known in Japan as Gyakuten Saiban (逆転裁判?, lit. "Turnabout Trial"), is a series of adventure video games, created by Shu Takumi and published by Capcom, in which players assume the role of a defense attorney in a fictional courtroom setting, which is based on the Japanese legal system, to strive to find their clients "not guilty" using investigation, evidence, and cross-examination to prove their case.

The first three games in the series, originally released only in Japan and in Japanese between 2001 and 2004 for the Game Boy Advance platform, have been ported to the Nintendo DS as well as localized into English and other languages. The series has been developed for the DS from the ground up starting with the fourth game. The DS remakes and games in the series take advantage of the DS features, including the microphone and touchscreen. The series was released on WiiWare in Japan from December 15, 2009 and in North America from January 11, 2010.

The first three games feature and are sometimes referred to by the eponymous main protagonist, Phoenix Wright. The fourth game, set seven years after the end of the third game, introduces a new protagonist, Apollo Justice, who takes over from Wright (although Wright makes a comeback as the main protagonist in Gyakuten Saiban 5), and Miles Edgeworth, a key character from the first trilogy, is featured in two special interquel titles set between the third and fourth games. The first game, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, has been adapted into a 2012 film adaptation, Ace Attorney, directed by Takashi Miike.

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... is the same character during the majority of the Ace Attorney games ... He claims he is called "The Great Poker-Head of Courtroom No.3" in Apollo Justice Ace Attorney, but Apollo reckons he means poker-face ... During the fourth case of Ace Attorney Investigations, the judge is questioned as a witness to corroborate Detective Gumshoe's claim that he was standing in the hallway when the incident takes place ...
Ace Attorney - Reception - Popularity
... In the United States, the first game became surprisingly successful, forcing Capcom to prepare at least three additional runs of the game to meet the demand ... Part of this was due to initially low expectations from retailers such as Wal-Mart and Toys "R" Us who passed on the game Capcom had produced nine to ten runs of three-to-four thousand units before Toys "R" Us requested 15,000 copies ...
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth - Plot
... Ace Attorney series chronology Phoenix Wright Justice for All Trials and Tribulations Investigations Miles Edgeworth Gyakuten Kenji 2 Apollo Justice Ace Attorney 5 See also List of Ace Attorney ... Calisto Yew, posing as Cece's sister and a defense attorney, accosted Faraday and Badd after the trial ...
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth - Development
... similar characters, the gameplay would be different from the other games in the Ace Attorney series, or that the game's title would include "Gyakuten", but "Kenji" instead of "Saiban" ... The gameplay differs greatly from the previous Ace Attorney games as the game involves investigations rather than courtroom battles ... Despite the title Ace Attorney, the game does not feature a defense attorney as the protagonist, but rather a recurring character of the series, Prosecutor Miles Edgeworth ...
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... Ace Attorney Investigations Miles Edgeworth, known in Japan as Gyakuten Kenji (Japanese 逆転検事?, lit ... It is the fifth game in the Ace Attorney series, and an interquel set between Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations and Apollo Justice Ace Attorney ...

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