Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Shin Megami Tensei

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

Atlus releases final Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker trailer, DLC

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) Final Trailer and DLC - Screenshot 1

Atlus has released the final trailer and begun to finish out the downloadable content for Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker. A free battle, the Addonetarium, offers players the chance to gain more add-ons to further augment their demons during fusion. And going live later this week, a batch of six new demons will be added via SpotPass: Beast Cabracan, Dragon Fafnir, Megami Black Maria, Touki Ongyo-ki, Tyrant Lucifuge, and Vile Seth.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker out for 3DS

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 7

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker has hit stores, eShop for 3DS. Record Breaker adds a lengthy epilogue, the Triangulum Arc, which features voiced dialog in English as well as a new character, skills, and demons. The original game is also included in the form of the Septentriones Arc. For those who haven’t pre-ordered, copies from the first print run include a special soundtrack arranged by composer Shoji Meguro, vinyl decals, and a slip cover. Two beginner battles are also available as free downloads, while four more are scheduled to go live, with one being added each week through May 19. Spotpass content will also be released soon, adding new demons and skills.

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(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

“… a great trip back to a world filled with addictive combat, an interesting story, and an amiable cast of characters.”

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3DS Reviews

New SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker trailer cracks some skulls

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker is set to launch next Tuesday, and Atlus has a new combat-centric video for all potential demon summoners. The re-release features two storylines, the original Septentriones arc and the new Triangulum arc, but one constant remains throughout both adventures: combat. The new trailer covers skill cracking (acquiring a new skill from an enemy), assigning skills, and mastering the elemental and Extra Turn systems for maximum damage.

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SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker 3DS theme now on eShop

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) Theme Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has released a new 3DS theme based on Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker. With the game’s launch closing in, the studio has dropped a $.99 theme on eShop that features portraits of the main characters, wallpaper, folder art, and a song composed by Shoji Meguro. A quick tour of the included material is available below.

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SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker free, for-pay DLC detailed

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) StreetPass, Spot Pass Details Announcement - Screenshot 5

A few free, as well as some for-pay, downloadable packs will be hitting Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker. All of the downloads are Free Battles, skirmishes that don’t affect the in-game clock that ticks down during story events and battles. The two freebies are Beginner’s Brawl and Lost Demon Rescue. The former will be up at launch and allow new players to level easily and bank some macca, as it won’t have scaling difficulty, while the latter will go live on May 12 and feature a recruitable demon that will join the party if it’s saved from two approaching enemy hordes. The for-pay battles run $0.99 each and switch things up by offering different scenarios, such as chasing down demons toting tons of macca. Full details for all are available below.

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SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker trailer details demon auctions

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker’s demon auctions are the topic in the latest trailer from Atlus. Players can utilize fusing for acquiring new demons, but their limited number of uses means that new demons will have to be acquired primarily from an eBay-type app on their character’s phone. Demons are rated for their power and skills, and others within the game world will check the same stats and get into bidding wars with the player for the best on offer. Give the trailer a look for a full rundown.

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SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker’s SpotPass, StreetPass detailed

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) StreetPass, Spot Pass Details Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has revealed details about SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker’s SpotPass and StreetPass functionality. The company plans on releasing SpotPass content in waves, with the first set to release after the game is available, consisting of new demons and skill add-ons. The feature will also allow players to get a magic skill, normal skill, and a recommended physical skill for their skill pool to assign to their characters. StreetPass will assign random stat and skill bonuses to the player’s demons. And to show a bit more of what’s in store, new screenshots have been released, and a new Twitch stream is planned to go live today at 4:30 p.m. (CST). Note that the stream will contain spoilers for those who haven’t played the original version.

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Atlus adds decals to SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker LE

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) Preorder and Launch Edition Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Art 1)

Not content with a soundtrack and slip cover, Atlus has decided that the launch edition of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker needed just one more extra to be complete: decals. Now, gamers who pre-order or pick up a launch copy will also receive sheets of decals featuring the main characters, including the protagonist, Daichi, Io, and others, plus a few logos of JP’s and Nicaea.

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