Persona 5R and Persona 5S Finally Revealed by Atlus

After months of waiting and teasers that tease more teasers, Atlus finally revealed what exactly Persona 5R and Persona 5S will be. On April 24, Atlus released a Japanese trailer showing Persona 5 Royal, an updated deluxe version of the original hit JRPG. The very next day, they revealed that Persona 5S is in factContinue reading “Persona 5R and Persona 5S Finally Revealed by Atlus”

The Gamer Professionals Show Episode 9 is Now Live

Episode 9 of The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! We talk about the notable games that were released this week and give our thoughts on Call of Duty: WWII since the trailer debuted. We also discuss Atlus becoming a bit more lenient regarding their streaming policies for Persona 5, which is a great move inContinue reading “The Gamer Professionals Show Episode 9 is Now Live”

Persona 5 Delayed Once Again

Persona 5, the upcoming entry in Atlus’ Shin Megami Tensei spinoff series, has once again been hit by a delay. The highly anticipated fifth installment in the hit franchise was slated for a February 14th, 2017 release. However, Atlus announced today during a livestream that the title had to be pushed back until April. Despite this disappointingContinue reading “Persona 5 Delayed Once Again”

SEGA Europe to Deny Atlus Localization Support

Atlus has had a bit of a patchy history with the European market, with frequent release delays and suboptimal service. With their acquisition by SEGA Sammy Holdings, there seemed to be small glimmer of hope for Europe. The potential for SEGA’s European branch to take over localization would allow for a more streamlined localization process,Continue reading “SEGA Europe to Deny Atlus Localization Support”

Persona 5 Release Date Announced

Early this morning, Japanese developer Atlus released a new trailer for the long-awaited Persona 5. The trailer provided a near-five minute rush of new information, including new characters and locations, and confirmed a release date of September 15, 2016. As of now, this is only the release date for the Japanese version. A Western release dateContinue reading “Persona 5 Release Date Announced”

Persona 5 Live Stream Set for May 5

It seems we’re on the cusp of some major Persona 5 news, with Atlus announcing a live stream for May 5. The live stream will coincide with the conclusion of the countdown that is currently taking place on the official website. No specific information has revealed as to the contents of the broadcast, but aContinue reading “Persona 5 Live Stream Set for May 5”

NIS America to Cease Partnership with Atlus

NIS America, the company responsible for publishing a wide range of Atlus games in Europe, has formally cut ties with Atlus. Due to a strained partnership following Atlus’ takeover by Sega Sammy Holdings, NIS America will no longer publish Atlus titles in Europe, nor will Atlus aid in American distrubtion of NIS titles. “Atlus becameContinue reading “NIS America to Cease Partnership with Atlus”

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Drops its First Beats

A new trailer for the uniquely-named Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE has surfaced (it’s SMT backwards!), courtesy of Nintendo’s YouTube channel. The brief video covers the established story beats and setting, before diving into the battle system. The distinct, if contrived anime style, plot and characters take the forefront, but if the Shin Megami Tensei rootsContinue reading “Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Drops its First Beats”

Etrian Odyssey V Information (Finally) Unveiled

The latest issue of Famitsu, the weekly Japanese gaming magazine has hit shelves, unleashing details of the upcoming Etrian Odyssey V upon the world. Bearing the subtitle ‘The End of the Long Myth,’ the latest entry in the long-running RPG-franchise is set to hit the 3DS on August 4. This time around, the odyssey willContinue reading “Etrian Odyssey V Information (Finally) Unveiled”

Persona 5 Character and Background Details Unveiled

We’re slowly but surely seeing more light shed on the rather mysterious, yet highly anticipated Persona 5. In an interview for the March issue of Persona Magazine, Chief Director Katsura Hashino revealed some character and setting details, though in true Persona fashion, most of the details remain shrouded in mystery. There seems to be majorContinue reading “Persona 5 Character and Background Details Unveiled”

Atlus Unveils New Shin Megami Tensei IV Title

In a reveal from Dengeki Nintendo, a Japanese gaming magazine, Atlus has confirmed a follow-up title to the 3DS RPG Shin Megami Tensei IV. The magazine’s Twitter account directed to a teaser image, counting down until ‘the start of a disaster.’ Once the countdown hit 15,000, the website opened, unveiling Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final.Continue reading “Atlus Unveils New Shin Megami Tensei IV Title”

Atlus Insists That You Dance All Night

In preparation for its September 29 release, Persona 4: Dancing All Night has received two short track previews, courtesy of publisher Atlus USA. The first video contains an exclusive remix by Shinichi Osawa of the original Persona 4 opening theme, “Pursuing My True Self.” The song is accompanied by a visually stunning video utilizing heavilyContinue reading “Atlus Insists That You Dance All Night”