Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Shin Megami Tensei

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

Atlus gets flashy with Persona 4 Golden: Solid Gold Premium Edition

Persona 4 Golden (PS Vita) Solid Gold Premium Edition Announcement - Header

Atlus is looking to celebrate the launch of the PS Vita version of Persona 4 in style with a limited release, Persona 4 Golden: Solid Gold Premium Edition. Limited to 10,000 units, the Solid Gold Premium Edition will retail for $69.99 and include the game, a Hori hard pouch (with flap for game storage), a Hori face cover, a themed protective skin (also offered as a pre-order bonus) along with eight matching character wallpapers, and stickers of the cast.

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PlayStation Vita News

Persona 4 Arena crushing skulls, breaking bones for 360, PS3

Persona 4 Arena (360, PS3) July Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 2

Persona 4 Arena, a 2D fighter set in the Shin Megami Tense universe, is now available for 360 and PS3. Co-developed by Atlus and genre veteran Arc System Works, the studio behind Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena is a hand-drawn fighter featuring the cast of Persona 3 and Persona 4. Arena hasn’t forgotten its role-playing roots, either, as fighters can become afflicted with such traits as poison and panic. The home version also includes a 30-plus-hour Story mode, as well as Challenge mode and Lesson mode.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Atlus releases new batch of Persona 4 Arena screenshots

Persona 4 Arena (360, PS3) July Screenshot Attack EX - Screenshot 1

With Persona 4 Arena’s August 7 release closing in, Atlus has unleashed a torrent of screens. The new shots from the upcoming fighter, co-developed with Guilty Gear developer Arc System Works, cover four of the game’s modes: Lesson, Network, Challenge, and Story.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Persona 4 Golden doing well in Japan, Atlus reveals final cover art

Persona 4 Golden (PS Vita) Stats and Box Art Announcement - Header

The sound you hear is Atlus tooting its own horn. It’s also the sound of Persona 4 Golden strutting its stuff on the PS Vita with over 100,000 copies in its first week of release in Japan, making it one of the biggest titles for the system this year. To make their bragging more palatable, Atlus also threw in the official North American box art for some eye candy.

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PlayStation Vita News

Persona 4 Arena unleashes the fury in new Full Trailer

Atlus has released the first “full” trailer for Persona 4 Arena, the upcoming 2D fighter based on the Shin Megami Tense series co-developed with BlazBlue developer Arc System Works. The 360, PS3 fighter, set to hit store shelves on August 7, will feature elements of the role-playing series, including characters, stages, and afflictions, such as life-draining poison and control-reversing panic.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News