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Atlus announce Soul Hackers 2, coming to PC in August

Almost as if Atlus had heard we were celebrating Souls Week on RPS, the Persona peeps today announced Soul Hackers 2. May I briefly say: hack the planet. Anyway, so, demons are kicking around again, and it’ll be up to save the world from the apocalypse with the help of our own demons. Check out the RPG’s announcement trailer below. Read more

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Shin Megami Tensei 5 almost sells a million, Atlus reveals

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The long-running devil summoning series is more popular than ever. It’s time the devils had their due. Persona Central (thanks Destructoid) reported that, according to a statement released from Atlus via Japanese games mag Famitsu, Shin Megami Tensei 5 has sold over 800,000 copies since launch. That’s pretty good for a series that didn’t arrive outside of Japan until its third entry for the PS2 in 2003. For comparison, the last numbered entry in the series, Shin Megami Tensei 4…

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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim coming to Nintendo Switch next year

Save 35% on a VG247 yearly subscription this Black Friday! If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Vanillaware’s latest game continues to impress as Atlus announces a Nintendo Switch port to Nintendo Switch in 2022. The latest game from 2D animation specialist Vanillaware and publisher Atlus – 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim – is coming to Nintendo Switch on April 12, 2022. The game, a well-acclaimed release that’s part visual novel, part light puzzle, and part RTS, will be making its Nintendo Switch debut next year after a…

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Shin Megami Tensei 5 files suggest the game could arrive on PC and PS4

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. It looks like Atlus’ current Nintendo Switch exclusive Shin Megami Tensei 5 could arrive on PS4 and PC in the future. If you want to play Atlus’ latest mega-hard RPG, Shin Megami Tensei 5, but don’t own a Nintendo Switch, you may be in luck: dataminers have delved into the godless depths of the Nintendo Switch game’s files and uncovered a trove of details that refer to “target platforms” that are listed as Switch, PS4, and Windows PC. Via PCGamesN,…

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Top 7 games releasing in November – CoD, Battlefield 2042, Forza Horizon 5, Pokémon, and more

We highlight the biggest games coming to consoles and PC in November 2021. November 2021 is a big month for video games, with CoD Vanguard, Battlefield 2042, Forza Horizon 5, and Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Pokemon Shining Pearl all releasing. November is usually quite a busy month for games but this month isn’t nearly as packed as you’d expect due to delays into 2022. Still, there are a good handful of big AAA games arriving, some likely to be the best-selling of the year. Check out the video above to get a good look at our seven highlights for November, and also…

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Persona 25th anniversary livestream suggests more series updates coming later this year

Atlus has teased more updates to be revealed later this year in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Persona series. Atlus has announced that it will be sharing information on several projects that it currently has in the works later this year, in order to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Persona series. Earlier this year, Atlus has launched a website for the 25th anniversary of the Persona series that featured key art of the main characters across all the mainline games, and teased seven projects that are “Coming Soon”. The first image hinted that the first of these…

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Shin Megami Tensei 5 coming to Nintendo Switch in November – report

By Dom Peppiatt 6 June 2021 12:27 GMT Shin Megami Tensei 5 release date and gameplay details have leaked, with new information suggesting that the game will be landing on Nintendo Switch later this year.The Japanese website for the Nintendo Switch-exclusive RPG from Atlus apparently listed a November 11 release date for the fifth title in the highly-acclaimed cult franchise, before it was taken down (thanks, PersonaCentral).Shin Megami Tensei 5 was announced back in January 2017, and we’ve heard precious little about the RPG since then. At least we know we’re getting an English translation of the game, though.Watch on YouTubeIf…

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Shin Megami Tensei 3 Nocturne HD Remaster is a decent re-release of a stone-cold JRPG classic

While I’d argue it wasn’t quite as good as the PS1 or SNES, it’s fair to say that the PlayStation 2 was a killer console for Japanese RPGs. Watch on YouTubeThere’s endless classics – and undoubtedly many will first think of the console’s two single-player Final Fantasy games, a great Dragon Quest, a pair of killer Persona titles, Kingdom Hearts, and even Sony-published gems like Rogue Galaxy and Dark Cloud. One of the all time greats, however, is Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne.In the West, the Shin Megami Tensei series has always been something of a niche proposition. In the…

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Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster is out now

What better way to start your week than to become a high school student who experiences an apocalyptic event that turns Tokyo into a demon world? Today, Atlus released the Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster (which I will refer to as SMT3, because good lord that’s a long title), inviting PC players to try out the series that spawned Persona for the first time (alright fine, other Megami Tensei games have been on PC, but this is the first from the main series). Read more

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Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne HD Remaster coming to Switch, PS4, and Steam in May

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 20 March 2021 18:25 GMT This will be the game’s debut on PC.Atlus has announced a release date for Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne HD Remaster. It is coming to PS4, Switch, and Steam on May 25.It was released in Japan back in October for the aforementioned consoles.The infamously punishing RPG was originally released on PS2 back in 2003.Here’s the synopsis in case you are unfamiliar with the game:What begins as a normal day in Tokyo turns out to be everything but, when the Conception – an ethereal apocalypse – is invoked. The remains of the world…

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Take a look at the Persona 5 Strikers story trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 14 February 2021 11:49 GMT Persona 5 Strikers gets a new story trailer that shows off some of the characters you’ll be meeting in your new adventure.Released in Japan in February 2020 as Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, the upcoming game launches in the West this week.If you’re eager to get more of a feeling as to what the collaboration between P Studio and Omega Force is going to be like, then all you need to do is look at the new story trailer below.“Liberate hearts with the Phantom Thieves!” reads a blurb for the…

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Persona 5 Strikers reviews round-up, all the scores

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 9 February 2021 18:14 GMT Person 5 Strikers reviews have landed.We have rounded up plenty of Persona 5 Strikers reviews for you.Released in Japan in February 2020 as Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, it is a collaboration between P Studio and Omega Force.The hack and slash role-playing game is a crossover between Dynasty Warriors and the Persona franchises. It is set six months after the events of Persona 5 and follows Joker and the Phantom Thieves of Hearts investigating a series of mysterious events.In it, the Phantom Thieves on a road trip and taking action…

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Persona 5 Strikers trailer shows the Phantom Thieves striking back

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 27 January 2021 19:59 GMT Here’s a new Persona 5 Strikers trailer showing off combat abilities.Persona 5 Strikers sees the Phantom Thieves on a road trip taking action against the corruption overwhelming cities across Japan.During this time, a distorted reality emerges and you will need to help those imprisoned at the center of the crisis.Along with plenty of action, the game features a story campaign with six different cities across Japan. You will be able to cook as well as lend a helping hand to those in need. You will also be fighting the Shadows to…