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It’s A Good Day For Persona Art Lovers

The work of Shigenori Soejima, the Japanese video game artist responsible for most of the characters in the Persona series, makes me happy. His characters are so bursting with personality and life I can’t help wanting to get to know them. Every page of Udon Publishing’s newly released English version of Shigenori…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions For Switch Is The Western Version With Its Family-Friendly Changes

Nintendo and Atlus’ excellent Fire Emblem/Shin Megami Tensei crossover for the Wii U underwent some significant changes in its journey from Japan to the West. Character ages were increased. Skimpy outfits were censored. Now the Japanese get to experience that censorship firsthand, as the global Switch version of Tokyo…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions For Switch Is The Western Version With Its Family-Friendly Changes

Nintendo and Atlus’ excellent Fire Emblem/Shin Megami Tensei crossover for the Wii U underwent some significant changes in its journey from Japan to the West. Character ages were increased. Skimpy outfits were censored. Now the Japanese get to experience that censorship firsthand, as the global Switch version of Tokyo…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Catherine: Full Body’s Successes Make Its Reductive Gender Tropes Sting So Much More

“It’s aged nicely, with a sensual flavor, not unlike a fine wine,” purrs Trisha in Atlus’ Catherine: Full Body while sipping a glass of red, describing the “program” on the analogue TV on the bar next to her. A gentle haze of golden sparkles twinkle around the gigantic red afro puffs bouncing on either side […]

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Catherine: Full Body Adds New Puzzles And Characters But Retains Old Flaws

Catherine: Full Body is a remix of sorts of Catherine, a 2011 puzzle game by Atlus that had strong visual novel elements. Full Body makes some additions to the original’s narrative and gameplay. We’ll discuss the narrative changes more in-depth next week. For now, Full Body’s addition of a new character and some…Read more… Continue […]

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Catherine: Full Body Adds New Puzzles And Characters But Retains Old Flaws

Catherine: Full Body is a remix of sorts of Catherine, a 2011 puzzle game by Atlus that had strong visual novel elements. Full Body makes some additions to the original’s narrative and gameplay. We’ll discuss the narrative changes more in-depth next week. For now, Full Body’s addition of a new character and some…Read more… Continue […]

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A Gorgeous Gallery of Persona and Catherine Art Has Come to Take Your Heart

Since 2006, Shigenori Soejima has helped shape the aesthetic of the beloved cult JRPG series Persona, giving gamers some of the most stylish and bold worlds of urban fantasy, slick teens, and demon summoning the genre has to offer. In celebration of his work, Gallery Nucleus is running an exhibition this weekend…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Gorgeous Gallery of Persona and Catherine Art Has Come to Take Your Heart

Since 2006, Shigenori Soejima has helped shape the aesthetic of the beloved cult JRPG series Persona, giving gamers some of the most stylish and bold worlds of urban fantasy, slick teens, and demon summoning the genre has to offer. In celebration of his work, Gallery Nucleus is running an exhibition this weekend…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Morgana Won’t Be Such A Bedtime Dictator In Persona 5 Royal

During a recent Q&A session on Twitter, a Japanese fan had the sense to ask Atlus about one of the most pressing concerns surrounding the upcoming Persona 5 Royal: will Morgana continue to force you, a nearly grown-ass man, to go to bed against your wishes? Thankfully, the answer is “not as often”.Read more… Continue […]

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Persona Q2 Has Me In An Extremely Fun Feedback Loop

Persona Q, a 2014 turn-based role-playing game for the 3DS, put Persona 3 and 4 characters into an extended “what-if” scenario where they had to band together and navigate gigantic labyrinths to escape an abandoned high school. It’s easily one of my favorite 3DS games, so you can imagine I was pretty hype for Persona…Read […]

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Etrian Odyssey Nexus Is Busting My Balls And It’s Totally My Fault

I consider myself a veteran Etrian Odyssey player. I’ve hand-drawn dozens of maps across the role-playing game series, meticulously crawled floors for every treasure chest and scripted event, and gotten hundreds of monsters in my codex—conditional drops and all. So I came to the latest title in the series, Etrian…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Romantic thriller and psychological horror puzzle game Catherine is now available on PC for $20.

Romantic thriller and psychological horror puzzle game Catherine is now available on PC for $20. This version of the game has options for higher resolution, customizable controls and an unlocked frame rate. Unfortunately though here’s still no online multiplayer. Meanwhile, Catherine: Full Body, the remake, comes to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The good news: “Persona 5 R” is a real thing, presumably an enhanced version of the popular PS4 game

The good news: “Persona 5 R” is a real thing, presumably an enhanced version of the popular PS4 game (like Persona 4 Golden). The bad news: There’s no indication here that it’s coming to Switch. Yet. Developer Atlus says more news is coming in March.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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There is a new Japanese trailer for Catherine: Full Body, the remake of 2011's Catherine.

There is a new Japanese trailer for Catherine: Full Body, the remake of 2011's Catherine. We’ve previously reported on the game’s pre-release controversy. The game has a February 14, 2019 release date in Japan for PS4 and Vita, but does not yet have a release date or platform announcement for the Americas or Europe. Read […]

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The Shin Megami Tensei Mobile Game Embraces The Hell World Of Social Media

“This is the world of the downloaders,” says one of the characters early on in Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx2, Sega’s mobile adaptation of the Atlas JRPG series. That was the moment I started to like this game, despite the fact that it’s free-to-play, chuck full of microtransactions, and limited to Android and…Read more… Continue […]

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