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Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey Coming To 3DS

by Peter Paltridgeon March 27, 2017
Radiant Historia won’t be the only JRPG to get a facelift this year. Atlus revealed this weekend that they are working on a 3DS remake of Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey for the Nintendo 3DS. For longtime SMT fans the journey is indeed strange. You play as members of a United Nations task force […]
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Radiant Historia Getting A 3DS Remake

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2017
Did you miss Radiant Historia on the DS? If you did, don’t blame yourself…the title had a short print run and remains an underappreciated classic. You had about two months to buy it before your only option was eBay. But it may be more appreciated soon. In this week’s Famitsu magazine, Atlus unveiled a deluxe […]

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Watch This Crazy New Persona 5 Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon March 7, 2017
The fifth game in the Persona series, loooong in development (Persona 4 came out for PS2), will finally be hitting American stores within one month. This may be the final trailer Atlus releases for the game before launch. As in previous titles from the series, Persona 5 is part school sim, part socialization sim, and […]
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Atlus Bringing Utawarerumono Games To The West

by Peter Paltridgeon January 19, 2017
It’s quite a mouthful: “Utawarerumono.” It’s pronounced the way it’s spelled, but it’s better to read with the syllables separated: Uta-wa-re-ru-mono. Atlus is currently translating two PS4 games under that name to bring them to America later this year. Utawarerumono is a franchise spanning games, manga and anime, but it started as a game: a […]

Just To Remove All Doubt, Persona 5 is NOT Coming To Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon January 3, 2017
In case you forgot, Atlus merged with Sega a few months ago. The PR manager representing both companies, John Hardin, spoke about future release plans on his Twitter account today. You know by now that Persona 5 should be due out sometime in 2017 for the Playstation 4. but what about other machines? Could we […]
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Atlus Launches Studio Zero; Brand New RPG In Development

by Peter Paltridgeon December 23, 2016
Here’s a Christmas surprise — Atlus has launched an internal studio named Studio Zero to develop new projects within the company. The first of these, tentatively titled “Project Re Fantasy,” is described as a throwback to the Japanese RPGs of yore, much like Square’s I Am Setsuna was (released earlier this year). The game is […]

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Persona 5 Delayed Yet Again

by Peter Paltridgeon November 16, 2016
Remember the planned Valentine’s Day 2017 release for Atlus’s Persona 5? I hope you weren’t planning on presenting it to your sweetheart, because it’s no longer scheduled for that month. The English version has been kicked down to April 4. This game was originally planned for a Japanese release in 2014. It was then delayed […]
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Persona 5’s Version of Online Co-Op

by Peter Paltridgeon August 31, 2016
This week’s issue of Famitsu revealed that Persona 5 will sport some online co-op capabilities. How does such a thing fit into a single-player JRPG? Like this…. You can’t battle other players or tackle a dungeon in a strictly multiplayer mode. Persona 5 uses online cooperation a little differently. Let’s say you’re battling a big […]

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Another Persona 5 Gameplay Video

by Peter Paltridgeon August 1, 2016
We’ve seen the main title, we’ve seen the first 18 minutes (which were mostly cutscenes)…now, finally, here is what Persona 5 looks like when you actually play it. This is about a minute’s worth of gameplay footage from a typical, ultra-stylish Persona 5 fight. This isn’t completely what Persona 5 will be like once Westerners […]

Presenting The First 18 Minutes Of Persona 5

by Peter Paltridgeon July 19, 2016
Atlus’s grand reveal of Persona 5 continues with the contents of today’s livestream: the opening cinematic plus the first eighteen minutes of the game. As it was yesterday, all the clips are in Japanese because the English translation won’t be completed for some time (the game isn’t even out in Japan yet). Here’s what you’ll […]