Shin Megami Tensei Archive

  • Review: Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth

    Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is all about the perspective. For starters, it’s about physical perspective: The run-the-hallways, dodge the shadows third-person view we knew and loved from the insta-classic Persona 4: Golden has been swapped for an Etrian Odyssey-style first-person exploration view. It’s […]

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  • Screenshot Saturday: Dancing All Night at the Persona Party

    Screenshot Saturday: Dancing All Night at the Persona Party

    You saw Atlus USA’s announcement of four new games in the Persona franchise earlier in the week, now it’s time to see what those games look like in screenshot form. Persona 5 remains an enigma, but for now we can at least see what Persona […]

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  • Pre-Review: Shin Megami Tensei IV 12-Hour Report

    Pre-Review: Shin Megami Tensei IV 12-Hour Report

    The day has finally come: Shin Megami Tensei IV is now available at retailers and on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. I was fortunate enough to receive an early review copy and get a bit of a head start, but seeing as the game is absolutely […]

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  • Shin Megami Tensei IV and Fire Emblem: Awakening Band Together for Club Nintendo Promo

    Shin Megami Tensei IV and Fire Emblem: Awakening Band Together for Club Nintendo Promo

    Registering games on Club Nintendo is a fun reward system for picking out some cool collectibles just by being a loyal Nintendo customer, but if you aren’t one for cluttering your home with a lot of fairly useless bobbles and trinkets there isn’t a whole […]

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  • Shin Megami Tensei IV Limited Edition Sneak Peek

    Shin Megami Tensei IV Limited Edition Sneak Peek

    Look at what showed up at VGB HQ this week: Yes, it’s an early copy of the samurai-tastic Shin Megami Tensei IV Limited Edition box set, available with all first-print copies of the game when it ships to retailers on July 16th. (Pre-order isn’t mandatory, […]

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  • Shin Megami Tensei IV Limited Edition Strategy Guide Sneak Peek

    Shin Megami Tensei IV Limited Edition Strategy Guide Sneak Peek

    Want an early look at the special strategy guide included with Shin Megami Tensei IV‘s first-print Limited Edition boxed set? Well, you’re in luck! Atlus has uploaded a digital version of the Prima Games-made ‘Strategy & Design Book’ which features 8 sample pages from the […]

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  • Atlus Prepares for a Hot Summer of Fantasy Brawling and Samurai Demon Slaying

    Atlus Prepares for a Hot Summer of Fantasy Brawling and Samurai Demon Slaying

    Two of the hottest, most anticipated handheld games of the summer are–surprise, surprise–both coming from Atlus. Still not excited? These new trailers from E3 will certainly do the trick. Exactly a month from today, Atlus will first release Shin Megami Tensei IV, the premium Nintendo […]

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  • Shin Megami Tensei IV Launch DLC to Include Maps, Armor and Hairdos

    Shin Megami Tensei IV Launch DLC to Include Maps, Armor and Hairdos

    Atlus is preparing a smorgasbord of downloadable content for the July 16 launch of Nintendo 3DS RPG Shin Megami Tensei IV. From a free set of custom samurai hairstyles, to a Platinum Surcoat armor set, to a map pack designed for level grinding, the SMTIV […]

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  • Inherit the Samurai Way in Shin Megami Tensei IV

    Inherit the Samurai Way in Shin Megami Tensei IV

    A new gameplay trailer for Shin Megami Tensei IV has been released, explaining what it means to follow the way of the samurai. One of five 18-year-olds to make the pilgrimage to Mikado Castle and successfully complete the Gauntlet Rite, players will join the elite […]

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  • Shin Megami Tensei IV Launches July 16, First Printing to Include Premium Collectibles

    Shin Megami Tensei IV Launches July 16, First Printing to Include Premium Collectibles

    Shin Megami Tensei IV, the first true successor to the main Shin Megami Tensei series which left off a decade ago in the brutally brilliant Nocturne, was announced earlier this month as a Nintendo 3DS exclusive. The epic RPG about samurai and demons promises to […]

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