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Lost Dimension Coming to PS3, PS Vita This Summer

John Hardin's Avatar + Posted by John Hardin on Mar 11, 2015

Hey everyone, John from ATLUS here. You know how in some RPGs, you spend all this time and experience perfecting your combat strategies, honing the best possible team imaginable to face off with the big bad boss at The End?

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Citizens of Earth: Retro-Inspired RPG Out Today on PS4, Vita

John Hardin's Avatar + Posted by John Hardin on Jan 20, 2015

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Greetings, citizens of Earth — I’m here to talk about, uh… Citizens of Earth. Errr, right! Today, ATLUS and indie developer Eden Industries will put you in the role of the second-highest bureaucrat on the planet, the Vice President of Earth. But don’t let the politics fool you, because there aren’t any in the game. It’s a retro-inspired RPG through and through, where as the VP you have to go around and figure out why the world has gone mad.

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Season’s Greetings from the ATLUS Crew

John Hardin's Avatar + Posted by John Hardin on Dec 24, 2014

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As 2015 (with massive emphasis on the “5” in 2015) approaches, we wanted to sit back, kick up a nice glass of nog, and reflect on the PlayStation-tastic year we had this year.

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Pinball Meets RPG in Rollers of the Realm

John Hardin's Avatar + Posted by John Hardin on Oct 02, 2014

Okay, so maybe you’ve heard of Rollers of the Realm, the Pinball RPG from ATLUS and Phantom Compass; and maybe you even know that it’s going to be cross buy for PS4 and PS Vita for just $9.99.

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Out Today on PS3

John Hardin's Avatar + Posted by John Hardin on Sep 30, 2014

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is the sequel to the fighting game spin-off of the Persona franchise, Persona 4 Arena, but it’s so, so much more than just an update. Characters from both Persona 3 and Persona 4 are thrust into a fighting tournament, which continues the story after the conclusion of the RPG Persona 4. This story is canon for the Persona franchise, and takes place almost immediately after the conclusion of P4A, which itself is just a few weeks after the end of Persona 4.

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Abyss Odyssey Out Today on PS3

John Hardin's Avatar + Posted by John Hardin on Jul 15, 2014

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ACE Team and ATLUS are back again with the procedurally generated adventure game with fighting game elements (EVO shoutout!), available today on PlayStation Store. The look of the game all draws from an incredible combination of Art Nouveau and Chilean folklore, which is where many of the awesome enemies come from.

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Daylight Out Today on PS4

John Hardin's Avatar + Posted by John Hardin on Apr 29, 2014

Dark corridors? Check. Creepy sounds of death and terror? Check. Ominous quote with heavy implication that you’re probably somewhere you shouldn’t be? Double check! Daylight, the new horror game from Zombie Studios (Blacklight Retribution) and ATLUS, launches today for PS4!

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Conception II Out Today on PS Vita

John Hardin's Avatar + Posted by John Hardin on Apr 15, 2014

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Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars is out today for PS Vita, and you know what that means? It’s time to start classmating! Conception II is a dungeon crawler/social-sim hybrid where you’re put into the role of “God’s Gift” — a teenager bestowed with unprecedented amounts of power from the Star God. As a disciple, you’re tasked with saving the world of Aterra by pairing up with one of the game’s seven heroines and clearing out infestations of monsters.

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