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On the eve of Persona 5, are you a Shin Megami Tensei or Persona person?

Ah, the age old question -- Shin Megami Tensei or Persona. Well maybe not "age old," as the original Persona was introduced in 1996, four years after SMT -- it's barely two decades old. But right around Persona 3 is where I starte...   read

 
 
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It is about time we got a Castlevania compilation

Last month, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night celebrated its 20th anniversary. 20 years ago, a game regularly seen on Best Of lists, showed the world that there was still demand for rich, intense 2D action in an era where everything was ju...   read

 
 

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Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey is jumping to the 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS has seen its fair share of remakes over from Atlus. It's released updated versions of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner, Devil Survivor, Devil Survivor 2, and the first two Etrian Odyssey games. Soon, Shin M...   read

 
 
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The next Shin Megami Tensei will be on Nintendo Switch

As the 25th anniversary for Shin Megami Tensei looms, Atlus teased a new entry at the Nintendo Switch event. Little was shown, because "development has only just begun," but there you go. The company has also opened a teaser site though, a...   read

 
 
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Atlus just opened up the 25th anniversary Shin Megami Tensei site

My first ever experience with the SMT series was with its spinoff, Persona, back in 1996. My older cousin randomly picked it up because of the demonic imagery, and we spent hours huddled around a crappy TV playing it, switching off at key p...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Wii U Game of 2016 goes to...

It was a regrettably light year for Wii U releases, but that's not to say it was uneventful. This was the year that gave us an Atlus-developed, idol-centric JRPG that not only brought the storied Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem franchise...   read

 
 
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Twenty minutes of Persona 5 was enough to convince me I need the hell out of it

I love me some Persona. As such, I've been on a sort of media blackout, only seeing images of dope anime folk in masks on Twitter out of the corner of my eye. But when I saw that it was playable at PSX, I begged Atlus to let me skip the lin...   read

 
 
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Occamsdex: Shin Megami Tensei compendium edition

Ever since we came up with the idea for Occamsdex, I have been looking for the excuse to do a Shin Megami Tensei entry, as it is my favorite RPG series. Besides, what would you expect from someone that named themselves after Pixie the ...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse's localization slip-up makes for a good story

Tales from localization are some of the most entertaining around in this industry. Today's comes from Atlus in light of the recently-released Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, and I like it for two reasons. One, it involves a slip-up. It's...   read

 
 
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Review: Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

You could say I like Shin Megami Tensei. I mean, the original name (Megami Tensei), essentially translates to "Rebirth of the Goddess," so you know there's going to be religious undertones afoot. A story framed around the battle o...   read

 
 


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Missed September's Nintendo Direct? Catch up here

No, there were no surprise NX details. But there was a lot of good stuff announced! A couple of Wii U to 3DS ports, some new (and surprising) games like Pikmin, and of course goofy skits in between! Here's the Direct, alongside a list of ev...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse delayed in Europe and Australia, coming in winter

With the recent news that Persona 5 would be debut on the same day in both Europe and the U.S, I was hoping that the days of having delays for Atlus’ games imposed on European and Australian fans would be over. Sadly, this does not se...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse releases Sept. 20

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse will launch in the Americas on September 20, Atlus has announced. The company isn't yet ready to divulge when the Nintendo 3DS role-playing game might arrive in Europe and Oceania, but confirmed it will be ...   read

 
 
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Tokyo Mirage Sessions director says the altered western outfits are 'quite cute'

[Update: Hirata also tweeted about how he was initially "disappointed" with the changes, but was glad to see the "passionate support" of fans.] Wii U-exclusive Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is legally the last game for the system until Legend o...   read

 
 
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Review: Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE

For a while there, it was easy to forget that Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem existed. Announced with great fanfare in 2013, we heard very little about the project for two years, until a trailer came along almost to proclaim "Yes, we ...   read

 
 
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Are you picking up Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse?

At first it was hard to make sense out of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (known in Japan as "Final"). Initially I thought it was just an expansion of sorts for IV, but as it turns out, it's a brand new game. Now you'll be playing as more...   read

 
 
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Persona 5 won't have dual audio in the west, just English

Now that Persona 5 is front and center at E3 and not behind closed doors in Japan, we're starting to get more information on the localization. Some of you may want to sit down first. Ready? Persona 5 won't have dual audio! Just En...   read

 
 
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Persona 5 gets a North American release date

Those of you who refused to let yourselves get hyped up for Persona 5, waiting on the announcement of an English-language release date, are now at liberty to GET HYPE: Atlus USA has confirmed an official release date for the North American ...   read

 
 
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Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE, explained

If it feels like forever since we've heard anything substantial about Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, it's because the game was released in December in Japan. Hardcore importers have already gotten their hands on it, and the wait for a loca...   read

 
 
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Fire boobs > normal boobs
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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is the next game to have localization changes

It is a day that ends in 'y' which means another Japanese game is getting localized, and people on the internet are calling it censorship. This time, the game is the Wii U exclusive Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE -- which is only a slightl...   read

 
 
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Atlus' Performa
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Atlus brings the Performa in latest Tokyo Mirage Sessions trailer

I got something special for gullible idiots like you! A trailer for Atlus' latest. And peep the creep (afore-quoted) trying to mess with our pop idol heroes. What a jerk! The RPG formerly known as Genei Ibun Roku #FE (because it was, forme...   read

 
 
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Nintendo isn't doing the translation for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE in-house

A billion years ago, SMT x Fire Emblem was teased for the Wii U and then went radio silent for quite a while. Last month, Nintendo announced the game's new name, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, and that it would be coming West&nbs...   read

 
 
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Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE will be playable for the first time in the US at PAX East

Nintendo is going to make a decent splash at PAX East with a handful of games that are made available to the public for the first time. The headliner is probably Tokyo Mirage Sesssions #FE (also known as SMTxFire Emblem), which will be avai...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final is coming west

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (formerly Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final) is a comin'. Atlus just revealed plans to bring the role-playing game across the Americas this summer. The Nintendo 3DS exclusive follows the exploits of a young...   read

 
 
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SMT x Fire Emblem is called Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, coming to Wii U in the West this June

Genei Ibun Roku #FE, the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem crossover project, will launch in North America and Europe on June 24 as Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE. The good news was announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentatio...   read

 
 


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