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News: Atlus CEO, Naoto Hiraoka, Promises a Year of Popular Franchises

Atlus CEO, Naoto Hiraoka, Promises a Year of Popular Franchises

We still await more details on Etrian Odyssey V

We think it's fair to say that SEGA's acquisition of Atlus hasn't had a negative impact on the developer / publisher's output. Predominantly with RPGs but with other genres accommodated too, Atlus has maintained a steady release pattern of titles across various platforms. The 3DS saw some excellent...

Review: Trauma Team (Wii U eShop / Wii)

Trauma Team (Wii U eShop / Wii)

Trauma Drama

Back in the early days of the Nintendo DS, Trauma Center: Under the Knife was a standout example of how the then-new touch screen controls could provide a fresh experience on the go. Atlus would then take its anime-pumped surgery games to the Wii, translating touch controls to motion controls, and found a winning combination there as...

Review: The Legend of Legacy (3DS)

The Legend of Legacy (3DS)

SaGa All-Stars

A pedigreed project if ever there was one, The Legend of Legacy could easily have been named for its own lineage — this Furyu-developed RPG counts among its creators some of the legendary minds behind Chrono Trigger, the SaGa series and Final Fantasy XIII. As the latest in a long line of Atlus adventures for the 3DS, it's also...

News: Mitsuru Hirata Expresses Interest in Pursuing a Radiant Historia Sequel

Mitsuru Hirata Expresses Interest in Pursuing a Radiant Historia Sequel

"Someday a new Radiant Historia!"

As some of you may remember, Atlus released a JRPG on the DS a few years back called Radiant Historia. The game took a page from the book of Chrono Trigger and was heavily centered around a time travel mechanic wherein the protagonist had to devise the best possible path to take in order to avoid the apocalypse...

News: Those Who Buy Stella Glow Digitally Will Receive an Exclusive 3DS Theme

Those Who Buy Stella Glow Digitally Will Receive an Exclusive 3DS Theme

Physical buyers will be glowing with envy

As some of you are likely aware, Stella Glow will be releasing in North America on 17th November. The latest RPG from Atlus will be taking a rather musical approach to things, starring a series of witches that all have musical powers of some sort. We certainly enjoyed it based on some limited hands on time...

News: Atlus Outlines Details of Stella Glow Demo and Gorgeous Launch Edition

Atlus Outlines Details of Stella Glow Demo and Gorgeous Launch Edition

Play the prologue for free

Stella Glow is coming to North America on 17th November (next year in Europe), with plenty surely looking forward to the Imageepoch SRPG. We were charmed and impressed by its musical approach in our first impressions earlier in the year. Atlus has now confirmed some details for the North American release, including a...

Video: Here's Some More Footage of The Legend of Legacy

Here's Some More Footage of The Legend of Legacy

Which, by the way, is out now in North America

As a few of you are probably aware, The Legend of Legacy released today in North America. Atlus' latest RPG certainly boasts a fascinating art style, though its battle and level up systems do seem to be a bit polarizing. Rest assured, we'll have a review out soon with our stance on the game. In the...

News: Here's Some of the Changes Atlus Made to the Western Version of The Legend of Legacy

Here's Some of the Changes Atlus Made to the Western Version of The Legend of Legacy

"Basically, the adjustments were to cut down on the amount of grinding"

Atlus continues to be the final word in localised releases of Japanese RPGs and we're absolutely loving it. The latest in Atlus' seemingly endless lineup is The Legend of Legacy, which is due out for a release very soon in North America. Naturally, the PR team is hard at work...

News: Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final is an All-New Entry in the Atlus Series

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final is an All-New Entry in the Atlus Series

Killing gods likely to be prominent

A little earlier today we shared a teaser from Atlus around a new announcement that would be shared if social media targets were hit. The fans responded with 15,000 tweets and Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final has been revealed. Like its predecessor this one is coming to 3DS, and is described by Famitsu as an entirely...

Video: Get Into The Rhythm With the Stella Glow Opening Movie

Get Into The Rhythm With the Stella Glow Opening Movie

Ahead of a Holiday release in North America

Stella Glow, the upcoming RPG for 3DS, is ultimately a swansong for Imageepoch. While that's a slightly sad circumstance, it's another title - being published by Atlus in North America - to look forward to; it's due in the region this Holiday season. Atlus has now posted the localised opening movie from...

First Impressions: Basking in the Glow of Atlus' Legendary Lineup

Basking in the Glow of Atlus' Legendary Lineup

We take a look at Stella Glow and Legend of Legacy

From a steady stream of Shin Megami Tensei titles to an ever-growing assortment of Etrian Odyssey outings, it's safe to say that Atlus has shown the 3DS a massive amount of JRPG love over the past few years. The company's lineup at E3 last month continued that happy trend, but what was especially...

News: The Legend of Legacy is Heading to 3DS in the Americas

The Legend of Legacy is Heading to 3DS in the Americas

Seven story perspectives to explore

Having inadvertently revealed the news in early May, Atlus has now officially confirmed that it's localising 3DS RPG The Legend of Legacy to the West. It's due in the Americas in the Holiday season and will cost $39.99 / CA$49.99. Development studio FuRyu has some hugely respected industry figures in its team,...

News: NIS America Confirms Euro Launch Dates For Etrian Mystery Dungeon And Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker

NIS America Confirms Euro Launch Dates For Etrian Mystery Dungeon And Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker

Not long now

NIS American has confirmed the European release dates for two of Altus' 3DS RPGs, Etrian Mystery Dungeon And Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker. Both games will be getting physical and digital releases in the region. Etrian Mystery Dungeon is a mash-up of the Etrian Odyssey and Mystery Dungeon series, and launched in...