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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations
T&T cover art
Japanese title 逆転裁判 3 (Gyakuten Saiban 3)
Genre Visual novel
Developer Capcom
Release Game Boy Advance
  • January 23, 2004 (Japan)

Nintendo DS

Microsoft Windows



  • May 30, 2013


  • TBA
Number of players 1
Media 32 MB + 32KB EEPROM
Phoenix Wright Trials and Tribulations Logo

The game's English language logo.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations is the third game in the Ace Attorney series. In addition to featuring three episodes in which Phoenix Wright faces off against a mysterious new prosecutor named Godot, the game also features the first two cases of Mia Fey's law career.

As with the previous two games in the series, Trials and Tribulations was brought to the Nintendo Wii as a downloadable title via WiiWare. It was released in Japan on February 23, 2010, priced at 1200 Nintendo Points and in North America on May 10, 2010 for 1000 Nintendo Points and on May 21, 2010 for Europe at the same price. The game is also available on the Nintendo 3DS as part of the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy.


  1. Turnabout Memories: When a young college student named Phoenix Wright is accused of murdering fellow student Doug Swallow, rookie attorney Mia Fey takes on his defense in what will be only her second trial.
  2. The Stolen Turnabout: Wright defends Ron DeLite, who stands accused of being the infamous thief Mask☆DeMasque and stealing the legendary Sacred Urn of Maya Fey's hometown of Kurain Village. Facing him in court is a mysterious new prosecutor called Godot, who for some reason appears to have a grudge against Wright. However, Phoenix's defense backfires when an alibi established for DeLite gets him accused of a murder that happened at the same time, forcing Phoenix to prove his client's innocence once again.
  3. Recipe for Turnabout: Maggey Byrde is found guilty of murder due to Wright's shoddy defense work. However, the first Wright hears of this is when an angry Dick Gumshoe confronts him, and soon realizes that someone had impersonated him. Defending Byrde for a second time, Wright pursues the truth behind the incident to bring his impersonator to justice.
  4. Turnabout Beginnings (takes place before Turnabout Memories chronologically): In her first case, Mia Fey, along with Diego Armando, defends Terry Fawles, an escaped prison convict accused of murdering police detective Valerie Hawthorne, leading to her first encounter with Miles Edgeworth and Dahlia Hawthorne.
  5. Bridge to the Turnabout: Wright, Maya Fey, and Pearl Fey take a trip to Hazakura Temple, a location with strong ties to the Fey clan. However, events soon spiral out of control, with Maya going missing, Wright falling from a bridge into a raging river far below while trying to reach her, and the children's author Elise Deauxnim being found dead on the temple grounds. Garnering help from an unexpected ally, Wright now pursues the truth of the Fey clan.

Main charactersEdit


Clockwise from top: Godot, Miles Edgeworth, Dick Gumshoe, Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey, Pearl Fey, and Mia Fey.

  • Phoenix Wright is the protagonist in The Stolen Turnabout, Recipe for Turnabout and the latter half of Bridge to the Turnabout. He is also Mia Fey's client in Turnabout Memories.
  • Mia Fey is Wright's deceased mentor and the protagonist in Turnabout Memories and Turnabout Beginnings.
  • Maya Fey is Wright's defense aid and Mia Fey's younger sister. She goes missing in Bridge to the Turnabout.
  • Godot is a mysterious coffee-loving prosecutor who harbors a grudge towards Wright. He prosecutes in The Stolen Turnabout, Recipe for Turnabout and the latter half of Bridge to the Turnabout.
  • Dahlia Hawthorne is Wright's girlfriend in Turnabout Memories. She also appears in Turnabout Beginnings and Bridge to the Turnabout.
  • Pearl Fey is Mia and Maya's younger cousin and a channeling prodigy.
  • Dick Gumshoe is the bumbling detective in charge of the cases in the latter four episodes.
  • Miles Edgeworth is the prosecutor in Turnabout Beginnings. He substitutes for Wright in the first half of Bridge to the Turnabout after the latter is hospitalized.
  • Franziska von Karma returns as the prosecutor of the first half of Bridge to the Turnabout. She also helps Wright's investigation in the second half of said episode.
  • The nameless judge presides over most of the trials in the game.
  • The judge's brother presides over Turnabout Beginnings and the first half of Bridge to the Turnabout. He also makes a brief appearance in The Stolen Turnabout.
  • Winston Payne is the prosecutor in Turnabout Memories. He also briefly appears in The Stolen Turnabout and the prologue of Recipe for Turnabout.

Characters by episodeEdit

Turnabout MemoriesEdit

The Stolen TurnaboutEdit

Recipe for Turnabout Edit

Turnabout BeginningsEdit

Bridge to the TurnaboutEdit


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