Dropping the Shin Megami Tensei prefix as other games in the series do from time to time, Persona 5 is set to release in the west on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, 2017 April 4th, 2017. The common theme in Persona titles is that you play as a high school transfer student that unlocks his (or… Read more
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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 was initially released in 2008 for the PlayStation 2. Its remake, and what’s considered the “definitive edition” by fans, Persona 4 Golden, was released four years later in 2012. Taking a very similar approach to the Persona series akin to Persona 3, P4 improves upon mechanics from the previous game… Read more
Released in the west in 2007, Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is one of the more coveted games in the SMT series by fans and non-fans alike. Its initial launch was for the PlayStation 2, along with Persona 3 FES in 2008, and was then remade for the PSP in 2010. Persona 3 takes quite… Read more
Persona 2: Eternal Punishment was released in 2000 in North America and is a direct sequel to Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin, but was actually released before Innocent Sin. While it is a sequel, the previous game need not be played to understand the story of Eternal Punishment. Persona 2: Eternal Punishment is… Read more
Released for the PlayStation in 1999 in Japan, three years after Revelations, Persona 2: Innocent Sin didn’t see a western release until its 2011 re-release for the PlayStation Portable. While the 2011 release didn’t see as many positive reviews as the original due to its age, it has still been somewhat well-received in this west…. Read more
A spin-off of the Shin Megami Tensei series, Revelations: Persona was released in 1996 for the PlayStation. It was later re-released for the PSP in 2009 and renamed as Shin Megami Tensei: Persona. Like other games in the Persona series, P1 takes place in modern day Japan, with its playable characters being high school students…. Read more
Released in 2013 for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan and North America. Unfortunately, Shin Megami Tensei IV was not released in Europe until 2014, and only as a digital release. Shin Megami Tensei IV is similar to SMT: Nocturne, in that it has a similar third-person presentation and brings back the Press Turn Battle System… Read more
Originally released in 2009 for the Nintendo DS in Japan, Strange Journey was later released in the west in 2010. Europe did not receive a localized version, but do not fret just yet. The Nintendo DS is region lock free, so this means you can play North American DS games on a European DS. While… Read more