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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 gameplay that they've proven more than a little overwhelming for...

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Shin Megami Tensei 4 finally journeys to Europe in Q3 2014

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...

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Shin Megami Tensei IV summons $10 discount

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...

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PSA: Shin Megami Tensei 4 demonizes 3DS today

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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New Nintendo eShop releases: Metroid, Donkey Kong, Mario 2, Star Wars Pinball, SMT4

Virtual Console is doing much of the heavy lifting on the Nintendo eShop this week, with three classics making their way to the service. The 3DS snags Super Mario Bros. 2, while the Wii U picks up Metroid and Donkey Kong. Beyond these, the only new release dropping today is Star Wars Pinball on Wii...

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Shin Megami Tensei 4 Review: Devils in the details

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...

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Nintendo offers $30 in eShop credit for Fire Emblem, SMT4 purchase

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...

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Atlus' parent company Index files for 'civil rehabilitation'

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...

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Shin Megami Tensei 4 helps series newcomers with free DLC

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...

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Shin Megami Tensei 4 trailer is definitely going to be a samurai

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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Shin Megami Tensei 4 trailer runs toward the light

In Shin Megami Tensei 4, the choices you make not only affect you, but those around you. Also, the protagonist is apparently really into cardio....

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