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Atlus pushed back the European release of Shin Megami Tensei 4 to October, fueling the idea that when game and continent finally meet, it'll be a universe-imploding, hell-frozen-over act of irrevocable consequence. The 2013 3DS JRPG was due to launch this month in Europe after a year of silence abo...

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Shin Megami Tensei 4 is priced just £18 or 20 euros in Europe, around half the region's typical asking price for 3DS games. The Atlus RPG cost $50 when it launched stateside last year, so it seems the lower price is a proverbial olive branch to fans frustrated by the wait. Atlus also revea...

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After being lost and presumed KIA, Shin Megami Tensei 4 finally has a targeted European window of Q3 2014. In 2013 Atlus confirmed a European arrival for the 3DS JRPG, but the game only hit Japan and North America last year. This week, Atlus said it's self-publishing Shin Megami Tensei 4 as an eSho...

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Purchase Shin Megami Tensei IV by October 14, and the game will set you back $40 - a $10 discount over its standard $50 price point. As publisher Atlus points out, this is the first official discount the 3DS roleplaying game has gotten since its debut on July 16. This price cut applies to both d...

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Shin Megami Tensei 4 lands on 3DS today via retail and the Nintendo eShop. In case you missed our review last week, we praised the game for its attention-demanding demon fusion system, which allows players to recruit and combine demons to fight alongside their band of samurai. Shin Megami Tensei 4...

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The Shin Megami Tensei series of Japanese role-playing games has typically featured deep, thought provoking storylines and richly dense game mechanics that provide immensely satisfying experiences while also scaring off a lot of would-be players. The games are so cram-packed with lore and quirky ga...

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As part of a newly launched promotional offer, Club Nintendo members are eligible to receive $30 in eShop credit for buying and registering both Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Awakening and Atlus' upcoming Shin Megami Tensei 4 for the Nintendo 3DS. Club Nintendo members have the option of buying both g...

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Index Corporation, parent company of Shin Megami Tensei and Persona publisher Atlus, is petitioning for "civil rehabilitation proceedings," a form of bankruptcy protection under Japanese law. As part of its petition, as of May, the company has ¥24.5 billion ($249 million) in total liabilitie...

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Atlus is preparing a volley of free downloadable incentives for early adopters of upcoming 3DS exclusive Shin Megami Tensei 4. The Platinum Surcoat will not only bestow a sense of elegance and self-esteem on your samurai, but early-game stats bonuses designed to aid players who are new to the se...

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We've seen plenty of Shin Megami Tensei 4 in Japanese, so here's a better, albeit brief look at how the upcoming 3DS RPG looks and sounds in English. North America passed the rite to receive the Atlus game on July 16, while Europe is still waiting in the wings with a summer release window....

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Atlus' Megami Tensei meta-series (or MegaTen) will receive its first core entry in almost ten years with Shin Megami Tensei 4, an upcoming 3DS RPG slated to launch in the summer. Shin Megami Tensei 4 is "the first true successor to 2004's Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne," and promises game-changing de...

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For those with the gift of the Japanese language, you go right ahead and translate what's going on in this Shin Megami Tensei 4 trailer in the comments. For those who can only process the pretty pictures, here's what the 3DS game's combat will look like. Still waiting on that international launch...

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Atlus' Shin Megami Tensei 4 is scheduled to launch in Japan this May. Ruliweb (via Siliconera) grabbed the release date of May 23 out of this week's Famitsu magazine in Japan. There is also a special SMT4-themed Nintendo 3DS XL scheduled for release on launch day with the game pre-installed. There...

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This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. Like many people, my introduction to J...

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Atlus has now released a Shin Megami Tensei 4 trailer in a more convenient format than "video included with another 3DS game," and you can watch it in crisp, clear direct feed. The new game combines third-person dungeon exploration with classic SMT first-person 2D battles ... and mysterious voxeli...

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