Atlus News


Dragon's Crown cross-platform play now live

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 16, 2013 7:30am PDT

When Atlus said that Cross-Play was coming soon to VanillaWare's hack 'n' slash Dragon's Crown, it really meant it. Only six days after its announcement, the publisher yesterday rolled out a patch adding cross-platform multiplayer between the PS3 and Vita editions.


Dragon's Crown will support PS3-Vita cross-play

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 10, 2013 11:30am PDT

Dragon's Crown will receive a cross-play patch soon, so PS3 and Vita owners will soon be able to join up in the same session.


"I've been reading the news assuming it was cross-buy.. so after a month or so since launch ..."

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Sega purchases Atlus parent company Index for $141 million

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2013 8:30pm PDT

Sega has reportedly purchased Index Corporation, parent company of publisher Atlus, for 14 billion yen ($141 million).


"The new Rome game looks fucked up, but that may be all CA's fault."

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Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure gets lengthy cast trailer

By Steve Watts, Sep 10, 2013 11:15am PDT

The second trailer for Tex Murphy is a lengthy eight-minute affair that shows off much (if not all) of the cast list.


Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure coming in 2014

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2013 11:00am PDT

Atlus has announced that it will publish Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure, the revival that had a successful Kickstarter campaign last year. It's coming in 2014.


"I wasn't confident enough in it to back it, but if it comes out with good reviews, I'll ..."

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AquaPazza bringing visual novel fighting to PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 22, 2013 10:30am PDT

Continuing its fine tradition of ferreting out Japanese curios for North American releases, publisher Atlus has announced it's bringing Examu's 2D fighting game AquaPazza to PS3. It's a port of an arcade game based upon several visual novels by Aquaplus, which results in an ...


Persona 4 Arena follow-up adds two new characters

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 16, 2013 6:00am PDT

A follow-up to Persona 4 Arena has been announced. The sequel-of-sorts will add two additional fighters: Yukari and Junpei, both from Persona 3.


"I think Shadow Labrys also doesn't have access to Shadow Type, since she IS a Shadow. Between ..."

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King of Fighters 13 coming to PC

By Steve Watts, Aug 08, 2013 8:00am PDT

A trailer and logo have mentioned a "Steam Edition" of King of Fighters 13, making a PC port seem likely.


"Same here...PC is now my preferred way to play fighting games because its easy to use my arcade ..."

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Zeno Clash 2 update tests your PC hardware

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Zeno Clash 2 would like to put your fancy PC gaming rig to the test with a new update designed to last until your PC gives out.


"I get the feeling that Zeno clash 2 (and the original) didn't get the appreciation they ..."

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Etrian Odyssey Untold arrives October 1

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 16, 2013 6:45am PDT

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl, Atlus' jazzed-up Nintendo 3DS version of its DS RPG Etrian Odyssey, now has a price and a release date--two fairly important details for launching any video game. It'll hit store shelves and the eShop on October 1 at $39.99.


"I've heard that its the same basic formula, there is just more of those classic anime cutscenes ..."

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Persona 5 domain registered

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 08, 2013 11:30am PDT

We inch ever closer to the announcement of the inevitable Persona 5.


"I hope this has Labrys; she's an awesome character. Hopefully the theory of continuation from ..."

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Atlus parent company files for 'rehabilitation'

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2013 10:30am PDT

Atlus parent company Index Corporation has filed for "Civil Rehabilitation," the Japanese equivalent of bankruptcy.


"I don't think it was due to this; Atlus has been taking a while to release an internally ..."

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Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl coming to 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Developer and publisher Atlus is bringing another of its RPGs over from Japan for your niche playing pleasure--another remake of another of its RPGs, in fact. Jazzing up the original Etrian Odyssey for Nintendo 3DS, Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is due this fall...


"Do you ever need to use a secondary group of characters? I played for a while but got bored ..."

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Daylight exclusive to PC and PS4, coming in early 2014

By Steve Watts, Jun 07, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Daylight will be coming to the PlayStation 4 alongside the PC version in early 2014, Atlus announced today. It will support RealD 3D and the PlayStation Eye will snap photos of you during scary moments.


"Who's Jessica Chobot and why should we care that she's writing this? Gotta love it when writers ..."

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Dragon's Crown narrator DLC free for first month

By Alice O'Connor, May 31, 2013 9:15am PDT

Pre-order bonuses may be tantalising, but I'd hesitate to recommend laying down money for any game when we don't quite know whether it's actually any good. While Atlus is tempting Dragon's Crown pre-orders with an art book, it's also announced a bonus for people keen to play...