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Ace Team and Atlus are doing Rock of Ages II

Ace Team is making a sequel to 2011's fantastic action/tower defense game Rock of Ages and I found the news so surprising and uplifting that I forgot I was sick for a few minutes there. I'm that into it. As a boulder, you weave around or j...   read

 
 
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Persona amiibo!

Persona 5 Famitsu DX Pack comes with protagonist and Morgana figures

Persona 5 will have a special 20th anniversary edition that includes a 5-disc soundtrack, art book, and a heck of a lot of DLC costumes when it launches in Japan on September 15. But if all of that ain't enough for you, Japanese retailer eb...   read

 
 
Persona 5
  Watch Video After days of hype and months of waiting in general, Atlus held a Persona 5 livestream this morning. It involved a lot of teasing -- like, hours of teasing to be exact, but we did end up getting a worthwhile new trailer ...   read
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Persona 5 stuff
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Persona 5: New character, multiple villains & in-game social media

Welp, we got the trailer and the into-2016-delay for Persona 5 out of Tokyo Game Show 2015. Not unexpected. There are some more details and a good look at new characters in the latest Famitsu. Most of the gallery below is stuff visible in ...   read

 
 



Persona 5? It's good photo
Persona 5? It's good

Persona 5 screenshots leak via Dancing All Night bonus disc

I wouldn't blame you for avoiding these if you want to wait to experience them in the majesty that is the second Persona 5 trailer, from where these screens were ripped. Folks in Japan got their hands on Persona 4: Dancing All Night early a...   read

 
 
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Atlus playing Mother
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Atlus didn't let failed crowd funding sink EarthBound-like Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth didn't meet its Kickstarter goals, but Persona developer Atlus swooped in and saved the day. Lead designer and Eden Industries co-founder Ryan Vandendyck, who you might have seen on Sup Holmes?, talked to Siliconera ...   read

 
 
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Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth

It's been said before that a "failed" Kickstarter isn't the end -- that every dollar matters even if the total amount raised ultimately falls short. That's true for Eden Industries' Citizens of Earth, a role-playing game which didn't meet ...   read

 
 
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Conception II

Spacemen, Zorros & foxes: Conception II shows off babies

Not to make a thing of it, but why are half the girl babies slightly less clothed than the boys? Maybe it's just the Rob Liefeld-lite uncomfortably arched back in the above photo that's bothering me. She looks like Christian Bale in The Mac...   read

 
 
Preview: Conception 2
  Watch Video Conception: Please Have My Baby was a PSP RPG we mostly posted about (kind of a lot) because of its title and baby-making conceit. It was a laugh that we nurtured. I think, anyway. We're at that point where a running joke bec...   read
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Daylight screens

Grimy Daylight screens make me wan' go home

Zombie Studio's upcoming, procedurally generated PC and PS4 horror game Daylight just got some new screenshots, as well as a bit of backstory. It seems the abandoned hospital bit I played during my preview gives way to the sewer system as y...   read

 
 
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Swappurtunity: Check out AquaPazza's alternative costumes

Someone's been drinking l'acqua pazza, if AquaPazza: Aquaplus Dream Match is any indication. The wacky 2D fighter, in which you can drop bookshelves on your opponents using a cast that consists of 13 different visual novel and JRPG charact...   read

 
 
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AquaPazza

Atlus fighter AquaPazza boasts ample support characters

In preparation for AquaPazza: Aquaplus Dream Match's November 19 release, Atlus has dropped another wave of info showcasing the game's eclectic cast of warriors. In their latest batch, the publisher is highlighting the first six partners in...   read

 
 
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Dragon Crown's Sorceress figure is what you'd expect

Following some really, REALLY, bad fan made figures is the official Dragon's Crown Sorceress figure. She originally went up for pre-order in July, but the figure was pulled so her face could be reworked. And now, the Sorceress is back. She'...   read

 
 
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Dragon's Crown

Atlus reveals more character options for Dragon's Crown

As we already knew, Dragon's Crown will feature different character palettes for each class, but Atlus has just revealed that names, outfits, and English/Japanese dual audio customization are confirmed for the US version of the game. Essent...   read

 
 
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Jason Voorhees

New Jason Voorhees figurine based on his NES sprite

The National Entertainment Collectibles Association, a.k.a. NECA, has just revealed a new San Diego Comic-Con-exclusive figurine of Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees. Now, why would I be talking about film merch on a videogame website? Becau...   read

 
 
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Dragon's Crown

The cover art for Dragon's Crown is decidedly safe

George Kamitani's female character designs for Dragon's Crown have received a rather surprising amount of attention -- that's ... that's still going on, isn't it? -- but at least for the game's box art, the presentation is fairly tame, to u...   read

 
 
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Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works

I bought a coffee table earlier this year. I big, shiny, attractive one. Never had one before, but I knew I needed one for all of these beautiful videogame art books I've been collecting. I've got lots of Japanese imports, a few rare finds ...   read

 
 
Shin Megami Tensei IV
This is NOT AN APRIL FOOL'S DAY JOKE. Repeat: This is not an April Fool's Day Joke. If it was, faces would be bloodied. Atlus has confirmed with us that the next game in the Shin Megami Tensei role-playing game series is fina...   read
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D-Arts Raidou Kuzunoha

Devil Summoner Raidou Kuzunoha is now an action figure

I'm not all too familiar with the Shin Megami Tensei series or its spinoffs. Bad me, right? What I do know is that Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army is the one of the longest, most obscene titles for ...   read

 
 
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God Mode

Purgatory is looking bright: God Mode cover art

There's still no exact release date for Atlus and Old School Games' wacky cooperative third-person shooter God Mode, though the publisher does have the final cover art, viewable below. A game's box art doesn't seem quite as significant when...   read

 
 
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Atlus bringing God Mode to PSN, XBLA and PC in early 2013

If you haven't heard of God Mode before, you'd probably surprised to hear that Atlus is publishing a Western third-person shooter. That's a far cry from the company's norm of working on obscure Japanese titles and creating delectable r...   read

 
 
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Check out these impressive Atlus-o-Weenie costume entries

Some of the early entries in Atlus' yearly Halloween costume contest, Atlus-o-Weenie, are pretty impressive. The top prize is technically a $300 Amazon gift card, but it's obvious that the real prize here is bragging rights. These cosplayer...   read

 
 
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Feast your eyes on this Port Royale 3 art, mateys

Despite the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise being run into the ground, 17th-century pirates are still really cool. Not those Somalian, modern-day pirates -- those guys suck. But if plundering the seas is the thing for you, then...   read

 
 


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Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan announced for 3DS

The Etrian Odyssey series makes its 3DS debut with Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan, which has been announced for North America by Atlus. The RPG series will bring with it a greatly improved graphics engine and, of course, 3D su...   read

 
 
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Persona 4 Golden is set for November in North America

Persona 4 Golden will be releasing in North America on November 20, 2012, Atlus announced today. That gives some of us a decent chunk of time to set aside money for a PlayStation Vita. This expanded take on the beloved PlayStation 2 title d...   read

 
 
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