Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Atlus

Persona 5 to release with SteelBook Launch Edition

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Persona 5 is less than half a year away, and Atlus is already getting primed for its North American release. Today the studio revealed the SteelBook Launch Edition. The themed pack will feature a portrait of the cast on the outside, and a second design featuring the Phantom Thieves on the inside. Prepare your shelves accordingly.

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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse in stores, on eShop for 3DS

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Shin Megami returns today with a skewed take on the endgame of Shin Megami Tensei IV. Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse shifts things a bit, with the player going through the same world but as a new protagonist, Nanashi. The recently deceased, now-resurrected Hunter is the servant of the god Dagda, who plans to take advantage of the ongoing war between man, angel, and demon. Players must decide whether to do his bidding or cut their own path, choosing anarchy or peace, as they undertake quests, explore, and battle (as well as fuse) over 450 demon types.

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(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

” … delivers a strong twist on what began in Shin Megami Tensei IV.”

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3DS Reviews

A god beckons in Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse launch trailer

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Atlus has released the launch trailer for Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. The video introduces players to Nanashi, the new, recently resurrected protagonist. Now beholden to the god Dagda, the player must choose whether to do his bidding or attempt to make their own way. For those new to the series, experience with Shin Megami Tensei IV isn’t necessary; however, as the two games overlap, having gone through the original will definitely help to flesh out ongoing events.

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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse name mystery tackled, free theme

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Atlus has pulled the curtain back on one of gaming’s greatest mysteries: why they changed Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final’s name. The hard-hitting video goes behind the scenes to show the process of how and why the studio decided to call the new entry Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. Brace yourselves for some revelations. They didn’t stop there, though, as they also revealed that a new free 3DS theme will be released on September 15. And to see the game in action, a previous gameplay stream has been archived for viewing, while another is set to take place next Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. (CST) on Atlus’ Twitch channel.

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The King of Fighters XIV trailer spotlights the demonic boss Verse

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Players who haven’t gone through the story mode of The King of Fighters XIV might want to skip this post (er, and the headline image). And … here we go. Atlus has released a trailer for the game’s true boss, Verse. Russian magnate Antonov steps up as the final opponent, but he’s quickly superseded by the powerful, fiery demon known as Verse. Continue on to see the big jerk in action.

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PlayStation 4 News

The King of Fighters XIV World Championship info, launch trailer up

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Fresh off its release, Atlus has announced The King of Fighters XIV World Championship. The tournament is scheduled to run during January, and will feature the best players from around the world. Details should be along shortly. But they didn’t come empty-handed, as a launch trailer was released alongside the tourney info that offers a look at several of the 50 available characters. To find out our thoughts, head on over to our review.

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PlayStation 4 News

The King of Fighters XIV finishes its introductions, launches for PS4

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King of Fighters is officially back. After weeks of team reveals, Atlus has announced that The King of Fighters XIV has been released for PS4. The inaugural 3D entry features 50 characters, an updated combo system, story mode, and new multiplayer options. Producer Yasuyuki Oda summarized the history behind the game’s development in a letter, posted below. Our review also went up earlier today.

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PlayStation 4 News

(PlayStation 4 Review) The King of Fighters XIV

(PlayStation 4 Review) The King of Fighters XIV

“… a fast, fluid, and dynamic fighter that sits alongside some of the best in the series.”

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PlayStation 4 Reviews

Team K’ and Team Women Fighters join The King of Fighters XIV

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Atlus has revealed the final two teams for The King of Fighters XIV, Team K’ and Team Women Fighters. Team K’ consists of K’, a fighter infused with the fire-controlling DNA of Kyo, along with ice-wielder Kula Diamond and cyborg brawler Maxima. Team Women Fighters includes Fatal Fury ninja superstar and fan aficionado Mai Shiranui, Muay Thai bartender King, and Team Fatal Fury’s biggest fan, Alice.

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