Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Atlus

Three day-one DLC packs announced for Shin Megami Tensei IV

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Atlus has announced a handful of day-one DLC drops for Shin Megami Tensei IV. The packs, detailed below, include new armor, new maps, and the ability to change hairstyles. The set is a mixture of free, free during the launch window, and for-pay downloads. Atlus noted that more DLC is in the cards, and that additional information will be revealed closer to launch.

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3DS, DLC

Atlus to bring new horror title Daylight to PC, PS4 in 2014

Atlus has announced their first PS4 title, Daylight. The Unreal Engine 4-powered psychological thriller, currently in development at Zombie Studios, is slated to come out early next year as a download-only release for PC and PS4. The game will feature an amnesiatic protagonist who awakens to find themselves in a haunted asylum, with no weapons and only their cell phone to light their way. Procedurally generated levels will switch up each playthrough so that level layout as well as item and enemy placement are different each time.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Dragon’s Crown gets new launch promo, free Voice Pack DLC

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Atlus has announced that Vanillaware’s upcoming beat ‘em up Dragon’s Crown will come with free launch DLC. The pack will replace the original narrator with one of the six characters—Amazon, Dwarf, Elf, Fighter, Sorceress, or Wizard—depending on the player’s preference. The pack is free only for the first month, after which it will cost $1.99 to download.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Dragon’s Crown final box, art book covers revealed

Dragons Crown (PS3, PSVita) Box Art Announcement - Header

Atlus has revealed the official box art for Vanillaware’s upcoming four-player hack-and-slash brawler, Dragon’s Crown. To sweeten the pot, Atlus also released the cover to the pre-order 64-page art book. Despite the PS3 and PS Vita versions sharing the same cover, it was noted that the game will not support cross-buy.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

(PC Review) Zeno Clash II

(PC Review) Zeno Clash II

“… a diamond in the rough …”

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PC Reviews

Atlus breaks out the strange fisticuffs with Zeno Clash II for PC

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Ace Team’s first-person action title Zeno Clash II is now available on Steam for PC. The sequel to the 2010 360 and PC original follows brawler Ghat on his return home to confront former friends and team up with old foes. Described best by publisher Atlus as stonepunk, the surreal action title features melee combat, upgradable stats, and weird, weird characters.

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PC News

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers

“… remains an enjoyable and charming adventure …”

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3DS Reviews

Shin Megami Tensei IV Special Edition box set announced, detailed

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Atlus has revealed a limited edition box set for Shin Megami Tensei IV. The pack, detailed below, will include a strategy and design book from Prima Games, a Music Collection CD, and a slipcase. The premium pack is the same price as the standard edition but will be limited to the first print run.

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3DS

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers in stores, online

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner Soul Hackers (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Beware, there be demons about! Atlus has launched Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers in stores and on the eShop for 3DS. Originally an import-only release for the Sega Saturn, this lost entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series has been brought back from 1997 so that players can travel to the near-future and experience the virtual world of Paradigm X and demon-infested city of Amami. The 3DS version retains the original’s graphics but has a revamped touch interface that allows for easy access to new hacks.

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3DS

Dragon’s Crown to launch this summer for PS3, PS Vita

Dragons Crown (PS3, PSVita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced that Vanillaware’s upcoming hack-and-slash title Dragon’s Crown will be hitting store shelves for the PS3 and PS Vita this summer. The one- to four-player brawler has players choose one of six heroes from different classes to take into the dungeons of Hydeland in order to destroy monsters and loot as much booty as they can carry. Multiplayer will be supported via drop-in play on PS3 and adhoc on PS Vita, but unfortunately, cross-platform play is not in the cards.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News