Shin Megami Tensei IV

During yesterday's Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo revealed that Shin Megami Tensei IV will be released across North America on 16th July; all first print copies of the game will come packaged as a Limited Edition box set, including a Strategy and Design book, a Shin Megami Tensei Music Collection CD, and Collectable Slipcase packaging.

The Strategy and Design book, produced by Prima Games, longtime publishers of video game strategy content, will include walkthroughs, charts, maps and tips. Not only this, but it'll feature artwork and never-used designs from series character designer, Masayuki Doi.

The Music Collection CD boasts specially selected tracks from the Shin Megami Tensei series, as well as an exclusive recording.

The box itself will come packaged in a collectable slipcase, featuring colourful artwork designed by Masuayuki Doi, depicting certain aspects of the game concerning its characters.

Europe will also receive the game, although a solid release date hasn't been announced.

What are your thoughts on this Limited Edition box set? Are you impressed with it, and does it make you want to pick up the game even more when it's released? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.