Review: Persona 4 Arena: Ultimax


In Fighting Shape.   Release Date: September 30, 2014 Genre: Fighter Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Developer: Arc System Works, Atlus Publisher: Atlus ESRB T for Teen MSRP: $59.99 Writer’s note: At the time of writing this review, Marie, Adachi and Margaret were not available to play as. No matter which media it occurs in, spin-offs […]

Review: Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millenium Girl


A Tale that Deserves to be Told Luigi’s got real competition for the “year of” title for 2013, and it comes from an unlikely source: the hardcore first-person dungeon crawler series known as Etrian Odyssey. Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millenium Girl may be a remake of the first game in the series, but the 3DS exclusive packs […]

Review: Dragon’s Crown

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All style, little substance On the surface, Dragon’s Crown appears to have all of the features of a great RPG brawler. Players will fast realize that after spending time with Vanillaware’s multiplayer beat ‘em up that, much like beauty, Dragon Crown’s features are skin deep. Utilizing an art design reminiscent of their past work, such […]

Nintendo continues line of crossovers with ‘Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem’


Nintendo used their Nintendo Direct conference today to give fans and skeptics a glimpse of the future for their two platforms, the 3DS and Wii U. Smash Bros., Mario Kart, and The Legend of Zelda were the dominant IPs announced for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U agenda, along with other features and updates. Another announcement shook things up slightly, which combines […]

‘Demon’s Souls’ returns on the PSN next week


A recent announcement for the upcoming Dark Souls II assured us that Atlus’ challenging RPG series still has plenty of steam, and left us dying to hack and slash our way through ravenous hordes all over again. Today, the Souls train shows no signs of stopping; Atlus announced today that the original masterpiece Demon’s Souls is making its […]

Persona 4 Golden (P4G) review


I am not now, nor have I ever been, a JRPG fan. It’s difficult for me to explain why I dislike the genre because the answer would be “almost everything about it.” It’s not a genre that appeals to me and the last JRPG I ever enjoyed was Legend of Dragoon which was released in 1999 […]

Atlus reveals first English ‘Etrian Odyssey IV’ gameplay trailer


Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan may not be coming out until February 26th in North America, but that doesn’t mean Atlus can’t start rolling out the trailers to get 3DS-owning RPG fans pining for the next big title. The first English trailer acts as a gameplay teaser, meaning there’s nothing in the way […]

Atlus announces first print bonuses for ‘Etrian Odyssey IV’


Atlus is gearing up for Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan‘s February 26th release, announcing today that anyone who preorders or picks the game up at launch will receive an art book and music CD that will be limited to first print copies of the game. The full-color book will contain game art, staff […]

New ‘Code of Princess’ trailer is full of gameplay and cutscenes


Atlus continues to roll out promotional media for Code of Princess, their upcoming Nintendo 3DS title, and we can’t say no to that! Their latest trailer, which is chock full of footage of the game’s animated cutscenes, English dialogue, and hectic beat-‘em-up gameplay, should be enough to hold fans over until the North American release less than […]

‘Persona 4 Golden’ premium edition is limited to 10,000 units


Atlus has announced the mother of all limited editions: a super rare “Solid Gold Premium Edition” for Persona 4 Golden, the upcoming PS Vita remake of the iconic PS2 RPG. Limited to just 10,000 units and sure to become a coveted collector’s item, the North American exclusive is packed full of treasures that will have fans […]

Pre-order ‘Persona 4 Golden’ to receive exclusive PS Vita skin


Atlus has revealed the pre-order bonus for fall’s Persona 4 Golden on PS Vita: a customized P4G protective skin, as well as 8 exclusive wallpapers. The skin has the distinctive houndstooth and bright yellow design the game is known for and we have to say it looks pretty slick. Atlus also confirmed that yes this is the […]

‘Code of Princess’ gets October release date, new character trailer


Atlus has been pretty silent about Code of Princess since they announced the release window of fall 2012, but now we finally have a firm release date of October 6th. The Nintendo 3DS brawler comes in the spirit of Sega Saturn’s Guardian Heroes and is equipped with over 50 playable characters and four player online multiplayer battles. […]

Full ‘Persona 4 Arena’ trailer shows off classy story cinematics


Atlus may be inundating fans with new Persona 4 Arena trailers, but this “full” trailer is without a doubt the best yet. One of Persona 4 Arena‘s major draws for fans of the series is the fact that it takes place two months after the events shown in Persona 4‘s true ending, and we finally get to catch a […]

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