Atlus News


Shin Megami Tensei 4 hits 3DS this summer

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 02, 2013 2:45pm PDT

While Atlus has released heaps of games with Shin Megami Tensei branding, from Persona to Devil Summoner, there are only four games in the core SMT series. The fourth, snappily titled Shin Megami Tensei IV, will arrive in North America on Nintendo 3DS this summer with a samu...


Demon's Souls headlines PlayStation Plus line-up for April

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Before Dark Souls became a massive success, From Software released Demon's Souls--its bone-crushingly difficult predecessor. PlayStation Plus members will be able to grab it later today as part of this month's update to the Instant Game Collection.


"d'oh, I should've known that. Sorry. Been a 360 user for years. Only picked up a PS3 last ..."

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Zeno Clash 2 punches in on April 30

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 02, 2013 6:00am PDT

Stay strong, friend, you only need to face another 28 days of shooting men in the face. Come April 30, you'll get kick, punch, chainwhip, and hammer crabs, elephants, animate statues, and all sorts of weird and wonderful enmies in the face. That is when first-person biffer Z...


Dragon's Crown cutting into PS3 and Vita this summer

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 11:00am PDT

Dragon's Crown was announced alongside the PlayStation Vita at E3 2011 but while Sony's handheld came out long ago, the hand-drawn beat 'em up from Odin Sphere dev Vanillaware has been notably absent. Not for much longer. It'll arrive on PlayStation 3 and Vita this summer, p...


"So is this game really just a multiplayer beat-em-up or is it actually an RPG like Odin Sphere? ..."

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Zeno Clash 2 gameplay trailer punches faces

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 06, 2013 2:45pm PST

The first gameplay trailer for ACE Team's first-person biffer Zeno Clash II has punched its way out, putting on an impressive display on new moves and combos, unusual weaponry and characters, and general violence. You'll also catch a few glimpses of co-op, and the new open w...


Zeno Clash 2 screenshots get tooled up

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 02, 2013 8:15am PST

ACE Team's Zeno Clash had two main strengths: a delightfully weird world and a giddying simulation of beating the merry heck out of man and beast alike with your meaty fists. The announcement of Zeno Clash II focused mostly on the former quality, but some new screenshots giv...


"Nice. Zeno Clash 1 was a great little game. I look forward to this."

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers debuting in NA on 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 19, 2012 6:45am PST

Over 15 years after its debut on Sega Saturn in Japan, Atlus's Shin Megami Tensei spin-off RPG Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers is due to finally arrive in North America in the form of a Nintendo 3DS revamp. Soul Hackers hit Saturn in 1997 then PSone in 1999 but never officially...



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Wii U eShop 'close to Steam,' Trine 2 dev claims

By Steve Watts, Nov 19, 2012 1:30pm PST

Trine 2 developer Frozenbyte has complimented Nintendo's new guidelines for developers, including the ability to set prices, no cost for basic updates or downloadable content, the ability to put games on sale.


"Making the Wii U the ultimate indie game console platform would be very cool. And give ..."

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Persona 4 Golden trailer shows off new features

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 10, 2012 9:00am PDT

Persona 4 Golden is no mere port of the fine PS2 RPG, no no no. The Vita edition comes bristling with all manner of shiny new additions and improvements. A new trailer shows off some of the extras, and has some delightfully cheery music to lift your spirits on a chilly autum...


"I think those are the only ones that have changed, judging by the Megami Tensei Wiki. I noticed ..."

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The King of Fighters 13 joins PlayStation Plus library

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 08, 2012 11:30am PDT

Tomorrow brings yet another refresh to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection. King of Fighters 13 will be free to download for PlayStation Plus subscribers.


Etrian Odyssey 4 confirmed for North America

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2012 9:30am PDT

After hitting Japan back in July, Etrian Odyssey IV is now winding up for a western release. Publisher Atlus today announced that it's localising the latest in the handheld RPG series for release on Nintendo 3DS in "early 2013."


"This is great news, now if only it was getting a european release as well... So stupid that the ..."

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Persona 4: Golden coming to Vita on November 20

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Persona 4 was beloved by fans and critics alike when it originally released on PS2 in 2008. The Vita is getting an enhanced port, which will be available on November 20th.


"If I could afford to drop the money for a Vita, this would be the game to convince me to do it."

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Trine 2 'Goblin Menace' expansion detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Frozenbyte has shown off its upcoming Trine 2 expansion, titled the Goblin Menace, with a new trailer and details.


"Great news! Trine in 3D Vision 2 is awesome and I'm looking forward to playing this in 3D as ..."

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Persona 4 Arena Xbox 360 lag patch incoming

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 08, 2012 6:45am PDT

Persona 4 Arena landed on North American store shelves yesterday but if you picked the fighting game up on Xbox 360 and found it a bit laggy, fear not; a patch is coming. Publisher Atlus has also issued reassurances about the huge amount of launch-day DLC for the curious spi...


"Most of the game VO's were pretty good and it wouldn't surprise me if they come back for the show."

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Persona 4 Arena is the first region-locked PS3 game

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 06, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Persona 4 Arena has the dubious honor of being the first region-locked game on PS3. Watch out, importers.


"I'm pretty sure this is to stop japanese players from purchasing the less-expensive ..."

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