Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Shin Megami Tensei

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

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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3DS

(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

Persona 4 Arena (360, PS3) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

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

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (3DS) Box Set Announcement - Screenshot 1

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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3DS

Atlus and Nintendo team up for Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem

In one of the more surprising crossovers to come down the pike, Nintendo and Atlus have announced a new role-playing game for the Wii U based around the Shin Megami Tensei series and Fire Emblem series. Not much is known about the project, dubbed Shin-Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, except for what was shown in the brief trailer above, which Nintendo recently debuted during Wii U Direct.

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Wii U

(PlayStation Vita) Persona 4 Golden

(PlayStation Vita) Persona 4 Golden

“… a fantastic role-playing game and a beacon of hope in the PS Vita’s otherwise wanting library.”

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PS Vita Reviews

Persona 4 Arena now on Games on Demand, tourney announced

Persona 4 Arena (360, PS3) Final Boxart Announcement - Screenshot 1

Persona 4 Arena, the Atlus and Arc System Works co-developed fighter based on the Shin Megami Tense series, has launched on Live Games on Demand. Released back in August for 360 and PS3, Arena features characters from role-playing titles Persona 3 and 4, several console-only modes, including a Story mode estimated to last over 30 hours, and ailments (for that role-playing touch).

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Personal 4 Golden dated for November, screenshots released

Persona 4 Golden (PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced that the enhanced PS Vita version of Persona 4, Personal 4 Golden, will be launching on November 20. But in true Atlus fashion, some extras were sent along, including a new batch of screenshots showing off the combat system.

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PlayStation Vita News