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Ace Attorney
The logo for Ace Attorney.
Publisher(s)Capcom, Nintendo, THQ
Year introduced2001
WebsiteOfficial site
Official Japanese site

Ace Attorney, known in Japan as Gyakuten Saiban (逆転裁判? lit. "Turnabout Trial"), is a series of adventure games in which players assume the role of a defense attorney in a fictional courtroom setting based on the Japanese legal system. Players try to prove their clients "Not Guilty" by using investigation, evidence, and cross-examination.

The first three games in the series, originally released between 2001 and 2004 for the Game Boy Advance in Japan only, were ported to the Nintendo DS for worldwide release between 2005 and 2007, and have since been ported to various other platforms. The fourth game is the first title developed specifically for the Nintendo DS.

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 third game ends, features Apollo Justice as a new protagonist, while Phoenix takes a support role. Both return as main protagonists in the fifth main game, alongside newcomer Athena Cykes. Miles Edgeworth, a key character from the first trilogy, is featured in two special games set between the third and fourth games. Phoenix Wright, accompanied by his assistant Maya Fey, also features in a special crossover title with the Professor Layton series, Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, released for the Nintendo 3DS in 2012.