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New Persona Dancing trailers let Makoto and Aigis bust a move

It's time to step up 2 the streets, as Atlus have released new trailers for Persona rhythm-action title Dancing Star Night, featuring student President and all-round Best Girl Makoto Niijima, along with a new preview for Dancing Moon Night ...

 
 
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Let's check in with those two Persona dancing games

I vividly recall walking through Akihabara, Tokyo a few years back and just standing in the sidewalk to watch an advertisement for Persona 4: Dancing All Night. It was a surreal moment to see such a niche series from my childhood come so fa...

 
 
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I'd love a set of these cute Cocorot Persona 5 plushies

Video game merch company Algernon Product have released images of an upcoming set of soft toys, designed after the hipster heroes of Persona 5. The quirky spherical plushies are part of the "Cocorot" range.Measuring an adorable 70mm in heig...

 
 
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New Persona Dancing trailers showcase Ryuji and Yukari

Atlus are starting a series of character trailers to build hype for upcoming rhythm-action titles Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night, coming to the PS4 and PS Vita in Japan.The first two trailers in the series f...

 
 
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Show and tell: Subtlety and bluntness in storytelling

One of the most important rules in storytelling is to show, not tell. Actions speak louder than words because it’s more convincing to see somebody act out a storyline than to have them face the camera and recite every letter of their ...

 
 
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'Commu mode' revealed for Persona Dancing Night games

Atlus have revealed a new mode that will be coming to funk-em-up titles Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night. The "Commu" mode will allow players to interact with their favourite characters to complete "mini-event...

 
 
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The real-life places that games made me want to visit

TV programmes, films, books and games give us the opportunity to explore distant worlds without even having to leave the comfort of our own bedrooms; they also allow us to see representations of countries and towns that we wouldn't be able ...

 
 
 
 
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Christmas games that aren't Christmas games

Quite shamefully, I only saw Die Hard for the first time two years ago, in December and in a packed movie theatre. It was only then that I could fully appreciate the classic argument that rages about the film. No, not whether Hans Gruber is...

 
 
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Persona 4 Arena is now backward compatible on Xbox One

Fans of Arc System Works' Persona 4 Arena now have a reason to ditch their Xbox 360's. The game is finally backward compatible on the Xbox One, along with a bunch of random games that have nothing to do with fighting. For some odd reason, t...

 
 
 
 
 
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Persona 5 now has an 'Ultimate Edition' and it's $125

$125? Come again?! While it's true that Atlus is offering an Ultimate Edition of Persona 5 on PlayStation Network, it's essentially just a DLC bundling for the sake of convenience; this isn't equivalent to those "game of the year" editions ...

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei V announced for Nintendo Switch

Just this morning Shin Megami Tensei V has been officially announced, via a live stream broadcast on the official YouTube channel of series publishers, Atlus. Outside of some pretty dark themes, showcased in the teaser trailer, the only rea...

 
 
 
 
 
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Well, of course Persona 5 is getting an anime adaptation

In a turn of events that surprised nobody familiar with Persona, Atlus has announced an anime adaptation based on Persona 5 set for next year. As with previous adaptations of Persona 4  and Persona 4 Golden, A-1 Pictures will be h...

 
 
 
 
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Oh dang, Persona 5 is getting a vinyl set

The next vinyl from iam8bit is a big one: Persona 5! It's such a good candidate that I can see it pushing people into game vinyl ownership for the first time -- assuming they have the money. There will be two sets, both of which will ship i...

 
 
 
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PSA: Persona 5's free swimsuit DLC is out now

If you're knee deep in Persona 5 but feel like you haven't accomplished much yet, I feel you. It's a long ass video game, made even longer when you're compelled to re-run dungeons to level up and wander around Tokyo aimlessly trying to cour...

 
 




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