One of the bigger third-party games that has already been released on the Switch this year is Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The only issue is it's not available outside of Japan yet. In its latest online survey designed for fans who recently picked up Persona 5 Royal on the PlayStation 4, Atlus asked them if they'd like to...
Atlus has announced via today's Nintendo Direct Mini that self-described 'action adventure puzzler' Catherine: Full Body is headed to Switch on 7th July 2020. This cult classic originally released as plain old Catherine on PS3 and 360 before getting a Full Body re-release last year which featured extra conten
But you can still get the enhanced port on Switch
If for some reason you've always wanted the action RPG Code of Princess on the Nintendo 3DS but still haven't got around to purchasing it after all these years, now is the time to take action. Next week, on 31st March, Atlus will be removing the game from the eShop. Here's the official tweet...
No joking around
One of the best ways to promote a video game to the masses nowadays is via live streams and video recordings. Not every company is necessarily a fan of this, though. In the past, we've seen developers like Arc System Works enforce streaming guidelines, in an attempt to reduce the number of spoilers, and now Atlus has shared its own...
"let us know"
Last week, Atlus said its recent survey asking about the games it should port to the Nintendo Switch had exceeded expectations. This followed, with the discovery Catherine: Full Body had been rated for the hybrid platform in South Korea. Since then, there have been even more requests for Atlus to bring Persona 5 to the Swi
It looks like more third-party support is on the way
A number of third-party titles for Switch are often leaked via classification boards ahead of their official announcements, and now it looks like two more have been spotted. Following on from various listings such as Metro Redux and the Bioshock Collection, Catherine: Full Body and the XCOM 2...
Can we have Persona 5 now?
Last week, as you might have heard, Atlus – responsible for series like Persona and Etrian Odyssey – rolled out an online survey in Japan. One question that stood out for Nintendo fans was focused strongly on the Switch – asking users about the possibility of ports for the hybrid system. H
Atlus shrugged? Far from it!
Each year, Atlus runs an online survey in Japan, and 2020 is no exception. The key difference with this year's survey is that it has one question that is focused strongly on the Switch – more specifically, which Atlus titles fans would like to see come to Nintendo's hybrid console. The survey is obviously in Japanese,...
According to the game's producer
As grateful as we are that Atlus decided to release Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers on the Nintendo Switch, we can't help but wonder how new players will cope with the story in this upcoming action-RPG spin-off if they've never played the mainline entry before. Fortunately, it shouldn't be a problem...
Update: Nintendo makes it official
Update 2 - Wed 15th Jan, 2020 05:00 GMT: Nintendo's Japanese social media accounts and YouTube channel have now confirmed this as well. Above is a trailer showcasing the many costumes and features in the game. Here's the costume list, courtesy of Gematsu: New Costumes: “Rebellious Joker” (from Persona 5) for...
The Kingdom Hearts of Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei
What started out originally as a strategy RPG crossover of the Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei series ended up taking quite a dramatic twist early in development and ended up forging a more unique identity in the form of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, a Persona-style turn-based RPG that has it
The kids were all right
Welcome to a festive edition of Box Art Brawl, where regional box art variants battle each other for the honour of your vote. Christmas is over, New Year is approaching, so it's time to hit the slopes as the snow settles in the interim. Last week Star Wars Episode I: Racer raced itself to the podium and t'was decreed by you...
We've been really good, honest
Christmas might be just around the corner but we've been deemed good enough to open one of our presents early – and it's the swanky limited edition package for Cave's legendary shooter ESP Ra.De., which launched in Japan on Switch and PS4 on December 19th. A collaborative effort between emulation masters M2 and the...
Get ready to dance and defend
Nintendo UK yesterday rolled out an overview trailer for the upcoming Switch release Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE featuring English subtitles. If you missed the drama in October, it was discovered that the upcoming worldwide re-release of this game would be
Discounts for Switch and 3DS
Just like Devolver Digital, the Japanese publishers Sega and Atlus have their entire eShop collections discounted across the Switch and 3DS digital libraries for Black Friday 2019. If you're a fan of Sega's offerings, this is a great opportunity to pick up recent releases like Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games...
New screenshots also shared
After the troubled Wii U generation, Nintendo seemingly decided to port all of its major titles from this console across to the Switch. It started out with games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and followed on with titles such as Pokkén Tournament DX and eventually New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe. One of its next releases to...
New trailer also shared
A number of months ago, Atlus confirmed Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers was coming to the Nintendo Switch. Now, after a prolonged period of silence, it's announced the game will arrive in Japan on 20th February next year. Fans will be able to select from the standard edition or Treasure Box edition – containing a...
Who needs the Switch release?
Some Nintendo fans located in Japan are seemingly refusing to accept the censorship in Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore. This follows on from earlier this week – when it was discovered the upcoming worldwide re-release on Switch would be
Pre-orders now available
The 2016 Wii U release Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is getting an encore on Switch. In today's Direct presentation hosted by Nintendo's Shinya Takahashi, it was revealed the game would be released on the hybrid platform next year on 17th January. Pre-orders are available now on the Switch eShop and here are some additional...
The Persona series might not be as globally recognised as Mario or Pikachu just yet, but it's certainly grown in popularity over the past number of years. In fact, it recently reached a significant milestone in its history. According to Atlus, in a blog post over on the official Japanese Persona website, the entire series has now sold more...
Update: Pre-orders now live, December release expected
Update: Retailer Play-Asia has added pre-order pages for the standard and limited-edition versions of the game, with a release date of 19th December 2019. Original Story: Emulation expert M2 has revealed that it is bringing Cave's 1998 vertical shooter
The results are in
Japanese video game company Atlus – responsible for the recent 3DS title, Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth – has published its financial statement for the previous fiscal year, which began on 1st April 2018 and ended on 31st March 2019. According to a translation of the report over on Persona Central, the company experienced...
Available until the end of the month
Citizens of Earth will reportedly be removed from the Japanese 3DS eShop at the end of this month. At the time of writing, a reason for its removal has not been provided. The game was originally released in 2015 on both the 3DS and Wii U and draws inspiration from Nintendo's EarthBound / Mother series. Right now,...
Persona 5 R is now officially known as Persona 5: The Royal, after a short teaser commercial for the upcoming PlayStation 4 game aired during the latest episode of the animated series. While there was no mention of the new Atlus game being released on the Nintendo Switch, there is believed to be a link between this latest trailer and...
More than a joke?
Ever since Nintendo revealed Joker from Persona 5 would be added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a playable DLC fighter, there have been ongoing rumours about the Persona series coming to the Switch. Atlus fueled speculation when it registered multiple domains last December and then confirmed the existence of Persona 5 R