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Ralizah

@Kimyonaakuma I ignored my 3DS pretty much all of last year, but Etrian Odyssey V brought me back to in 2018. And I'm glad I came back, because Etrian V has been a superb experience.

I'm happy this SMT mobile game is actually coming to Android. I'm still disappointed that the mobile localization of the original SMT is exclusive to Apple devices.

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Kimyonaakuma

@Ralizah I barely looked at my 3DS and I didn't even have a Switch until December. Fire Emblem Echoes was the only game that I enjoyed, Ultra Sun and Moon was a waste of time unfortunately

It's good to finally have an Atlus game on Android, but I find it strange that it looks better than the main games . At least it's a good sign for SMT V because I'm expecting the demons to look identical (but hopefully with better shadows because they're terrible on mobile). The story isn't as good as the main games from what I can tell but the battle system is still great!
I tried SMT1 on an old iPad years ago but the touchscreen controls weren't great. Maybe we'll see a remaster someday, but I feel like they might change it a lot if that happens. SMT games get remasters and extra content quite often so we'll see!

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Ralizah

@Kimyonaakuma I liked all of the improvements in Sun and Moon, but the constant cutscenes pretty much killed that gen for me. I want to explore. And, you know, interruptions for important story stuff is fine. It is an RPG, after all. Don't yank control away from me every five seconds to show another insipid dialogue that doesn't go anywhere. As a result, I ignored US/UM. Hopefully Pokemon Switch improves on this.

I expect the demon models in SMT V will look almost identical to the models in Persona 5.

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SMEXIZELDAMAN

Is Strange Journey Redux gonna be good? Better or worse than SMTIV? I never played the original.

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Kimyonaakuma

@Ralizah I thought it was okay but it felt like I was just being quickly pushed through a very linear experience, and there was very little to do after the story. It's definitely my least played Pokémon generation by far.
Ultra Sun and Moon are a lot better than the originals and they have really improved and streamlined the experience, but it was just too similar to the originals to be interesting

Atlus has always recycled sprites and models as much as they possibly can so I wouldn't be surprised if they appear in SMT V. All of the teaser trailers so far have used P5 models and I wouldn't expect Atlus to redo all of the textures and materials for every demon just for a mobile game. They should look really good on Switch though, they already look impressive on a mobile game. It's good to finally see some new SMT IV demons in 3D too!

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SilverEdge92

The wait for Strange Journey Redux has been painful, but at last it will be over soon.

Ralizah wrote:

Not sure why it doesn't have an English dub....

I'd wager it was either budget constraints, trying to cut down localization time as much as possible, or some combination of both.

@SMEXIZELDAMAN A lot of people like it better than the IV duology, and I think I've heard it said that SJ is considered the second best in the series after Nocturne.

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SilverEdge92 wrote:

The wait for Strange Journey Redux has been painful, but at last it will be over soon.

Ralizah wrote:

Not sure why it doesn't have an English dub....

I'd wager it was either budget constraints, trying to cut down localization time as much as possible, or some combination of both.

@SMEXIZELDAMAN A lot of people like it better than the IV duology, and I think I've heard it said that SJ is considered the second best in the series after Nocturne.

I'd certainly hold it at that place. It feels more like the original SMT in some regards, but much more streamlined. Mind you...now that I've actually played the original SMT in English with tons of improvements, I'm curious to see how my opinion of Strange Journey holds up. I do still remember loving the music and atmosphere, and the story was had all the right elements to get me hooked, mixing sci-fi with supernatural. Hopefully voice acting helps the characters and dialogue stand out a bit more. It's been a long time, so I can't really say if there were any real deficiencies there, or if I've just forgotten it all due to time, but I don't remember much about the characters or their personalities and motivations. It might not have been a big deal, though.

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@Ralizah I started with IV, and then Apocalypse, and went I, II and III after. My current favourite is Apocalypse.
I thought that Apocalypse's English CA's were pretty good.

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Ralizah

@xPH03N1Xx86 My first SMT was actually Devil Survivor Overclocked. Very different from core SMT, obviously, but the brutal difficulty and focus on constantly fusing demons with a variety of skills was good training for the rest of the series.

Apocalypse is also my current favorite. The voice acting wasn't terrible, but the name pronunciations were terrible. Especially poor Asahi, or, should I say, "Uh-saw-hee."

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Heads up: there's a free Strange Journey theme on the eshop.

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Spoony_Tech

Ralizah wrote:

Heads up: there's a free Strange Journey theme on the eshop.

I would pick this game up today if not for I'm still playing Alliance Alive. I really need to finish my games before buying another.

Early on I believed in supporting whatever Atlus brought to the system so we would get titles like these. Glad that seemed to work out well in the end. I own more Atlus games then Nintendo on my 3ds!

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Ralizah

@Spoony_Tech There are some free Alliance Alive themes, too. No idea how long those have been up.

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SMEXIZELDAMAN

Man I got too many themes to rotate now

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ReaderRagfish

I've been a fan of Atlus ever since the N64 days when my cousin introduced me to the amazing Snowboard Kids. This lead me to look out for anything they were involved with, some of my favorites being Ogre Battle 64, Etrian Odyssey, and Dokapon Kingdom.

I'm on the fence about getting strange journey. I want it, but I've been playing a lot of RPGs lately and worry that I'll get burned out. Maybe later. Assuming it doesn't instantly become impossible to find like Atlus games tend to do.

Still waiting for Atlus to make Snowboard Kids 3

SilverEdge92

Just finished SJ Redux and I gotta say there is no boss in this bloody series I hate more than Mem Aleph! Whenever I heard people talking about how hard she was in the past, I always thought they were exaggerating. I had to turn it down to Casual (from Standard) to get through her bull-crap.

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Askur

I finally finished Persona 5 today. Such a masterpiece. At first I didnt think it would surpass Persona 3 and 4 but it probably did. Thank God we have Atlus.

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Ralizah

@Askur It's definitely better on a pure gameplay level. Actual dungeons. Denser locations to explore. Demon negotiation. It's an improvement all-around.

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SilverEdge92

SMT IV is still king in my book, but SJR sits comfortably in 2nd place on my list of favorite MegaTen titles. Jimenez is hands-down the better Chaos hero, heck he makes Walter seem almost Neutral by comparison, though I do think Johnathan is the superior Law hero to Zelenin.
All-in-all, I hope the writing in SMT V has the same sense of scope as it does in SJ(R).

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Ralizah

SMT IV: Apocalypse is definitely my favorite game in the series so far. I love the dungeons, QOL improvements over IV, fun characters, gorgeous OST, balancing, etc.

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