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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Review

SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI: PERSONA 3 (2008) – ATLUS

And the prize for boxart that gives nothing away goes to…

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is oft considered as a modern classic; a game that came from virtually nowhere to give the JRPG genre a serious lesson in style in the midpart of the last decade. Mixing the simulation of a normal Japanese high school life with a dark story and a pulsating atmosphere, it won over critics and provided the base for the excellent sequel, Persona 4. This summer, I put aside some time to go through Persona 3 and see what makes it a fan favourite. Continue reading Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Review

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‘So Who Wants To Talk About Murders?’ – Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 Review

SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI: PERSONA 4 (2009) – ATLUS

A colourful box for a wonderful game

Do you ever get the feeling sometimes that something great has happened but you have been left out of the loop? For me, Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 represents that exact feeling. For years, I have read lists that have constantly cited this game as one of the great modern RPG’s, and yet wherever I looked I was unable to find it for sale. Then last November, the game was made into an anime, which I was encouraged to watch with a few close friends. Having the seen the first episode, I decided to bite the bullet and scour the interwebs for a copy. Happily, I found one for a cheap price and in mint condition – and I’m ecstatic that I did, because Persona 4 (hereafter called P4) is arguably the best game I have played in years. Continue reading ‘So Who Wants To Talk About Murders?’ – Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 Review