Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
|Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney|
|System(s)||Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mobile, Wii, iPhone|
|Followed by||Justice For All|
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- This is the first game in the Ace Attorney series. For other games in the series see the Ace Attorney category.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (逆転裁判 蘇る逆転 Gyakuten Saiban: Yomigaeru Gyakuten?, lit. Turnabout Trial: Revived Turnabout) is an adventure game first released on the Game Boy Advance in Japan as 逆転裁判 (Gyakuten Saiban?, lit. Turnabout Trial). The game was later released worldwide on the Nintendo DS with additional touch and voice features, as well as a new fifth episode, "Rise from the Ashes". The fifth episode contains features exclusive for the DS, that went on to be used in subsequent games of the series. The Game Boy Advance version was ported to Windows on December 23, 2005 and to the Wii via the WiiWare service on December 15, 2009. Episode 5 was released separately through WiiWare on March 16, 2010. On December 21, 2009 the first two episodes were released on the iPhone in Japan. Future released dates, for both a North American release of the first two episodes and the release of Episodes 3–5 for all regions, have yet to be announced.
The player controls Phoenix Wright, a rookie attorney, who takes on a number of different cases in order to defend his clients and ultimately find them Not Guilty. In order to find clients Not Guilty, the player investigates crime scenes, speaks to people involved in the case, and cross-examines witnesses.