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Persona 5 Royal Coming March 31, 2020

by Peter Paltridgeon December 3, 2019
It’s been out in Japan since October….when is the US getting Persona 5 Royal? Turns out, very soon (relatively speaking). Atlus revealed the date today in a new trailer: March 31, 2020. You don’t have to be rooooooooooyal, but it helps. This edition of the game is mostly the same as what came out on […]
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Atlus Eases Its Streaming Restrictions On Persona 5

by Peter Paltridgeon April 27, 2017
It’s one of the most popular games so far this year, and you can’t stream it. Or at least, you can’t stream it past a certain point. Video game companies have greeted the rise of livestreaming and Let’s Plays with varying degrees of wariness….American and European companies have mostly said “Go ahead; it creates free […]

New Persona 5 Domain Names Hint At Possible Spinoffs

by Peter Paltridgeon April 21, 2017
Atlus created a couple of spinoffs from Persona 4 back when it was the hip young Persona on the block. There was a fighting game using the characters (Persona 4 Arena) and a dancing rhythm game (Persona 4: Dancing All Night). Are they considering the same spinoffs for Persona 5? Some new domain names registered […]
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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 […]

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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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 […]
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Atlus Hosts Live Playthrough Of Persona 5

by Peter Paltridgeon July 18, 2016
Starved for new information on Persona 5? Atlus held a 17-and-a-half minute livestream this morning where they played through a portion of the game. It’s perhaps the largest and most revealing look at the game yet, with entire days’ worth of activities on display. Among them: using the crafting system, solving crossword puzzles to boost […]