Mystery Atlus title is Devil Summoner 2


Retail and other game-related listings such as the GameFly rental service can be rather devilish in regards to unveiling upcoming titles. At times, they'll accidentally let word of a new game slip out without ever knowing they've done so. We have something called "unwitting database maintenance" to thank for that.

In this case of secrecy screw-ups, GameFly divulges that Atlus plans to release a localized Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha versus King Abaddon for PS2 sometime in mid-May. Atlus recently teased a new Shin Megami Tensei title, one that seems likely to be the same as the GF listing. If these suspicions hold true, expect a return to devil summoning real soon.

Update: Minutes after this post went live, Atlus confirmed Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon, stating, "The longer the title, the better the game." Every first-press copy will include a free Raiho plushie, but the general release will be "extremely limited in quantity." The game is expected to ship May 12, 2009 with an MSRP of $39.99.
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