Nintendo has produced some of the best video games throughout its history, and few series have proved to be as successful as the Ace Attorney franchise. The series, which began in 2001, follows the adventures of Phoenix Wright and his colleagues as they investigate crimes and search for justice. Over the course of the franchise’s long history, many games have been released that helped shape the future of Ace Attorney. In this article, we will be looking at some of the best Ace Attorney games ever released on Nintendo consoles.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
The first game in this iconic franchise was released for Gameboy Advance in 2001 and it was an instant hit with fans. The game sees Phoenix Wright take on cases from a variety of clients, trying to uncover the truth behind each case before it is too late. This game introduced a unique visual style and storytelling methods that would become a hallmark of future entries in the series. Players are presented with evidence which they must use to build arguments against opposing lawyers in court, adding an exciting twist to traditional adventure game mechanics.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is widely considered one of the most influential games in Nintendo’s history as it helped to create a new genre within their library—the court adventure game. It’s no surprise that this title still has a dedicated fan base today; those who played it often remember Phoenix Wright’s hilarious courtroom antics fondly.
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth
The second installment in the franchise was released for Nintendo DS in 2009 and quickly became one of the best-selling handheld titles at that time. Rather than defending innocent clients like he did in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Miles Edgeworth instead takes on roles as both a prosecutor and detective as he investigates various crimes looking for