Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Atlus

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 And to see the game in action, a previous gameplay stream has been archived for viewing, while another is set to take place next Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. (CST) on Atlus’ Twitch channel.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 Russian magnate Antonov steps up as the final opponent, but he’s quickly superseded by the powerful, fiery demon known as Verse.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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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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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 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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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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Strategies highlighted in Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse trailer

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Atlus has released a new strategy trailer for Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. The video showcases several tactics that players will utilize while in combat. Some of the elements highlighted in the video will be familiar to series veterans. As with its predecessor, Apocalypse will allow players to take the first turn during combat if they land an attack on enemies while exploring on the map. A further advantage can be attained by choosing the right attack type as enemies remain weak to one of the eight classes (elemental, melee, and gunfire). Check below to catch the rest of the overview.

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The King of Fighters XIV ‘Burn to Fight’ Edition gets unboxed

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Fighting fans looking forward to The King of Fighters XIV are getting a close-up look at the premium ‘Burn to Fight’ edition in a new unboxing video. The standard version’s first-run steelbook release is displayed, but the meat of the video is a better look at the extras that come in the big-box bundle: a 144-page, series-spanning art book, a three-disc soundtrack set that includes 60-plus songs, and an oversized themed box.

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The King of Fighters XIV Dream Match exhibition, new team detailed

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Atlus has announced an exhibition for The King of Fighters XIV. The upcoming Dream Match will feature Justin Wong, OGAWA, GO1, and sako, and is set to take place on August 19, beginning at 5:00 a.m. (CST), on the official SNK Twitch channel. A trailer for it has been released, as well as this week’s team reveal: Team Another World. The new squad includes Samurai Shodown’s Nakoruru, Kung Fu expert Mui Mui, and Love Heart, who is on a mission of vengeance against the Skull Pirates.

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