Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Shin Megami Tensei

Atlus shows the goods with Shin Megami Tensei IV unboxing video

One brief bit of news today before we make with the fireworks and barbecue. Atlus has posted an unboxing video of their upcoming role-playing game, Shin Megami Tensei IV. The video, just over three minutes, features all the goodies that come with first-run launch copies: a strategy and design book, an eight-track best-of soundtrack with music from the entire series, and the special packaging.

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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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(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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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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Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers gameplay trailer, screens released

Atlus has released a new trailer for their upcoming 3DS cyberpunk- and gothic-horror-themed dungeon-crawler Soul Hackers. The gameplay footage provides a glimpse as to what gamers can expect wandering around Amami City, battling and negotiating with demons. Extra screenshots have also been posted, which show a few of the characters that players will meet during their journey.

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(PlayStation 3 Review) Persona 4 Arena

(PlayStation 3 Review) Persona 4 Arena

“Arc System Works has done the series justice with this exceptional fighter.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment on PSN, Sony looking into PSP, Vita fix

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PS3, PSP, PS Vita, PSX) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, the last remaining Persona to not be available online, has launched on PSN. Up until today, Persona, Persona 2: Innocent Sin, Persona 3 Portable, and Persona 4 Golden have all been available to download, and now fans of the series can complete the set for $9.99. Eternal Punishment is the companion follow-up to Innocent Sin, set after its predecessor in a parallel world featuring the same characters and events but otherwise unrelated.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

Persona 4 Arena now available on PSN

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Atlus’ role-playing-flavored brawler Persona 4 Arena is now available on PSN for $29.99. Co-developed with Guilty Gear and BlazBlue developer Arc System Works, Arena features characters from Persona 3 and 4 battling it out over several modes, including a Story mode estimated to last over 30 hours. Other elements from the series, from locations to ailments, are also featured.

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PlayStation 3 News

SMT: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers box set, cover revealed

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Atlus has revealed the cover and contents of the box set that comes with all pre-order and launch copies of their upcoming 3DS role-playing game Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers. In addition to the the game, the set includes a soundtrack CD with six fan-favorite selections and a slip cover to house the contents.

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