Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona

Persona 4: Dancing All Night coming this fall, limited editions revealed

Persona 4 Dancing All Night (PS4) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced that the story-based rhythm spin-off Persona 4: Dancing All Night will hit stores and PSN this fall. As with their other titles, early adopters will get some extras for their pre-order purchase with a Launch Edition, while collectors can grab the Disco Fever Edition. The Launch Edition will run $49.99 and come with an exclusive system skin, designed to fit the latest model, and 10 wallpapers. The Disco Fever Edition will cost $79.99 and include the system skin as well as a two-disc soundtrack, a themed system pouch, two sets of for-pay costume DLC, a golden Teddie keychain, and a collectible box to hold everything. A new trailer and screens are available below.

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PlayStation Vita News

PlayStation Experience 2014 Highlights – Suikoden II, Street Fighter V

Some big news came out today from Sony’s PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas. The biggest of which is arguably the reveal and announcement of console exclusivity of Street Fighter V. Sony and Capcom have partnered up to release it for PS4, and to make it cross-platform compatible with PC. To keep gamers occupied until then, Capcom is also releasing Ultra Street Fighter IV for PS4. Another surprise came out of Konami, who announced that the highly acclaimed Suikoden I and II will be available on PSN for PS3 and PS Vita next week, on December 9. Sega wasn’t to be outdone, however, with the reveal that Yakuza 5 will be a downloadable release for PS3 in 2015, nor Atlus, who gave Persona fans more to look forward to in 2015 the news that Persona 5 will be available for PS3 and PS4.

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Articles, Convention, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth out for 3DS, new videos released

Persona Q Shadow of the Labyrinth (3DS) Nov Trailers and Screens Announcement - Screenshot 8

The Persona 3 and Persona 4 crews have reunited once more before the end of the year, but instead of fighting one another, they’re teaming up for a new adventure in Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. To celebrate, Atlus has released four new videos, below, which joins a host of other previously released videos. Persona Q marks the line’s debut on a Nintendo system, and it’s also the first time that the series has entered into the Etrian Odyssey-style world of dungeon crawling. And there will be a lot of crawling around dungeons, as it’s estimated to last over 80 hours, with each team getting their own storyline filled with dialogue choices and plot reveals. The DLC schedule was announced as well and can also available below.

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3DS, DLC

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth launch trailer out, livestream set

Atlus has revealed the launch trailer for Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. They’ve recently released several themed trailers, and those who might’ve missed them can check them out here: characters, mechanics and FAQ. The studio will also be livestreaming the first dungeon on their official Twitch channel and answering questions today at 8 p.m. (CST).

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3DS

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth mechanic, FAQ videos released

Atlus has released a new set of videos detailing the gameplay mechanics from Persona Q. Since the game is something of an Etrian Odyssey and Persona hybrid, one video details the map-making process, another how to deal with the powerful FOEs that patrol the dungeons, and the final tutorial video covers the random-encounter meter. The mechanic-centered videos are posted below, but the above features PR manager John Hardin covering several frequently asked questions.

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Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth party, character trailers released

Atlus has released a handful of new trailers for Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. First up is a new tutorial video that shows potential party combinations and the teamwork mechanics in action. In addition, a series of character-specific videos also went live, with Fuuka, Kanji, Koromaru, and Rise each getting their time in the spotlight. And to cap it off, some new screenshots were also sent along.

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3DS

Persona Q finalized box art, new character videos released

Persona Q Shadow of the Labyrinth (3DS) Final Box Shot Announcement - Art 2

The final covers have been released for the Premium Edition and Limited Standard Edition of Persona Q. New videos for Persona 3’s Ken Amada and Persona 4’a Naoto were also released and are viewable below. The Persona and Etrian Odyssey hybrid will come as a first-run Limited Standard Edition bundled inside a cardboard box with a pack of tarot cards, the second set of a deck that matches a set released with Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, and as a Premium Edition, which costs more but also comes with a music CD, 38-page art book, and 3DS XL case.

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(PlayStation 3 Review) Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

(PlayStation 3 Review) Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

” … doesn’t drastically alter the formula laid out by its predecessor, but it does everything a good sequel should …”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax now in stores, online for 360 and PS3

The Persona 3 and 4 crews are once again coming to blows with their evil doppelgangers today with the release of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The Arc System Works co-developed fighter takes place shortly after the events in Persona 4 Arena, but now even more characters are getting involved. For those who have the original, Atlus notes that all DLC purchased for Area should transfer over to Ultimax. It was also noted that, while the game does support region-free netplay, it does not support cross-platform play. Downloadable characters Adachu and Marie are also available today, and as a launch bonus, they are free to download for the next week.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax DLC pricing detailed, unboxing video up

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (360, PS3) Margaret and DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has revealed the pricing for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax’s upcoming downloadable content packs as well as released a new unboxing video. A new addition is the Velvet Room’s ever-fashionable Margaret, who will be released on October 7 for $4.99. That also happens to be the day when Adachi and Marie will transition from free to for-pay DLC, each also for $4.99. Other packs include the complete Persona 4 Arena Story for $9.99, Glasses Packs and Additional Color Packs for $1.99 each or as a $5.99 sets, and Navigator Voices at $2.99 apiece. At launch, Adachi, Aigis, Mitsuru, Nanako, Teddie, and Yosuke will all have voice packs available; all other voice packs will launch on October 7.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News