Atlus - News

August2013

July2013

  • Rumour Nintendo Is Shaping Up To Acquire Troubled Atlus

    Could the esteemed Shin Megami Tensei developer become an in-house studio?

    Atlus may be riding high on the success of Shin Megami Tensei IV, but its parent company Index is in serious financial trouble and is likely to begin auctioning off its assets — Atlus included — as early as this week. Interestingly, there are rumours circulating that...

  • News Atlus Parent Company Reportedly Preparing To Sell Operations

    Process could begin next week

    As we reported recently, Atlus' parent company Index is in financial difficulty, having "civil rehabilitation proceedings" in Japan to resolve problems with substantial debts. To date the operations of Atlus have been unaffected by these issues, yet the process with Index is now reportedly moving onto significant next...

June2013

May2013

  • News Code Of Princess Reduced To $29.99 On North American 3DS eShop

    25 percent reduction for 2D fighter

    The 3DS eShop is seeing some impressive discounts of late, with Nintendo hacking down the cost of several of its own titles on the download store. Those titles have now been joined by Code of Princess, which is now being sold for $29.99. The original price was $39.99. "This is the rare kind of game that...

April2013

October2012

  • News Etrian Odyssey IV Coming To North America In Early 2013

    More JRPGs for the 3DS? Sounds good to us

    Atlus has announced plans to localize Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan, the latest entry in the long-running JRPG franchise. Legends of the Titan marks the series' arrival on the Nintendo 3DS, which utilizes an improved graphics engine to provide improved 3D visuals. Like previous titles, players...

August2012

June2012

  • News Atlus Will Bring Code of Princess to North America

    Guardian heroes

    Atlus has just announced it'll release Code of Princess on 3DS in North America this Fall. The new action RPG from the creators of SEGA Saturn classic Guardian Heroes, Code of Princess is a 3DS exclusive and comes with online cooperative and competitive play. Eager players can pre-order the game now and receive a free art book and...

May2012

  • News Shin Megami Tensei 4 is 3DS-Bound

    It never ends

    Good news for fans of demons: Atlus is bringing Shin Megami Tensei 4 to 3DS. Famitsu (via Andriasang) brings the good news that work is underway on the game, though there's no other details at the moment. But hey, SMT4 is coming to 3DS. We'll take that. Last year 3DS owners in North America got Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor...

February2012

  • News Atlus Reprints Radiant Historia, Due Next Month

    Historic

    Like most Atlus games, critically acclaimed DS RPG Radiant Historia only had a limited print run upon its release last year, leaving many interested customers unable to find the game at retail. Now, nearly a year after its first release, Atlus is readying another production run. The next round of games will drop in late March, with Atlus...

  • News Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Out 28th February

    New trailer inside

    Short and to the point (because typing out the title wears out our fingers) — Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 is due out in North America on 28th February, and we have a fresh trailer to share. There's also an official site to clap your eyes on and some screenshots below these very words. If you're yet to try the series,...

January2012

  • News Choose How to Die in Devil Survivor 2

    Take a look inside

    While you might have played Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked on 3DS, you'll need to adjust back to 2D to take on the next entry in the series, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2, due out this year on DS. Atlus put out a new trailer for the game with a rather morbid theme, but there's some jollity to it as it reveals a February release for the RPG. Check it out..

March2011

  • News Summon Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 this Summer

    Atlus' RPG sequel is almost complete

    In the latest issue of Famitsu, details have emerged on the upcoming sequel to the 2009 tactical role-playing game, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 is currently under development for the DS by Atlus and once again features a 7-day attack on Earth by an outside force; if the threat isn't neutralised within a week, the game..

November2010

  • News Radiant Historia is Waiting for You in February 2011

    A time travelling RPG that's not made by Square?!

    Atlus has been a staunch supporter of the DS for years, releasing some quality, quirky RPGs in that time, and the company has just announced another title bound for North America next year in the form of Radiant Historia. The press release hits all the key areas, promising to "channel the heart...

August2010

  • News Etrian Odyssey III Bonus Poster Revealed

    Nearly drowned out by sound of Atlus back-slapping

    You may have forgotten about Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City in the crowd of top-drawer RPGs on the way to DS this year, but publisher Atlus wants you to remember this press release about another upcoming bonus for purchasers. As well as the existing pre-order incentive of a 60-page artbook, gamers who pick up the title on launch day can also..

January2010

  • News Trauma Team Endoscopy Trailer

    We're going in!

    If you've ever been sitting around and thought, "I wonder what it would be like to travel through an anal cavity?" then Atlus has just the gameplay video for you. Featuring gameplay footage from their upcoming Wii release Trauma Team, you can now see what it's like to perform an actual Endoscopy procedure, all from the comfort (and safety) of your Wii console. When they..

May2009

  • News Atlus Expands The Trauma Center Series With Trauma Team

    Remember, there's no 'I' in team

    Atlus has announced the next entry in the massively popular medical gaming series Trauma Center. Entitled Trauma Team, the game will expand the remit of the franchise by enabling players to assume a whole range of medical roles, not just just performing high-risk operations. So if you've ever had a craving to be an orthopedic surgeon, here's your chance. More..