43w ago - Atlus Project Lead Yu Namba has confirmed today that Back Into The TV: Persona 4 Arena hits PSN tomorrow.
Below are the details, to quote: Hello Persona fans and fighting game fans!
We're excited to announce that Persona 4 Arena, which earned the honor of "Best Fighting Game" at the Spike Video Game Awards, is going to be available for digital purchase and download on the PlayStation Network tomorrow.
Some of you may not be familiar with Persona 4 Arena, or the Persona series. You may, however, be aware that ATLUS launched Persona 4 Golden for PS Vita last November to critical acclaim, and this title helped generate a great deal of interest for the Persona series.
Yes, Persona 4 Arena is a fighting game - but who says fighting games can't have a story? Fans that got a taste of the series through Persona 4 Golden can enjoy a whole new story arc in Persona 4 Arena.
The game takes place two months after the protagonist of Persona 4 Golden - given the name Yu Narukami - leaves the rural town of Inaba. Rumor of a fighting tournament TV...
70w ago - Atlus Manager of Public Relations and Sales Aram Jabbari has announced alongside a video trailer that Persona 4 Arena is bursting onto PlayStation 3 today!
To quote: Persona 4 Arena, the freakishly gifted fighting progeny of ATLUS (makers of Persona and other fine JRPGs) and Arc System Works (makers of Guilty Gear and BlazBlue), is out now in North America for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.
What exactly do you get when you marry Persona and its rich I-want-to-go-to-there universe of characters and mythology and some masterful fighting game design?
Based on the fact that it's Japan's top arcade fighting game, Japan's bestselling conventional console fighting game of the past four years, and one of North America's most anticipated fighting games in recent memory, it would seem you get one heck of a mix of gaming DNA. It probably has a perfect SAT score and everything.
With a unique fighting engine that deftly incorporates the titular Personas and their breathtaking special powers; a roster of thirteen intricately balanced fighters, a majority of whom hail from the acclaimed Persona 4 (and a few from the equally beloved Persona 3); expertly rendered character sprites and backgrounds; a smorgasbord of features, modes, and content...
74w ago - This weekend Atlus has confirmed that Persona 4 Arena will indeed be the first PS3 region-locked video game for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
Up until now, all games (not Blu-ray movies) have been region-free on the PS3, however, the Atlus representative stated to EGM that "Persona 4 Arena will be region-locked in all territories on both PS3 and 360."
Sony developers have been able to region-lock PlayStation 3 games since PS3 Firmware update 3.30, although publishers didn't utilize the option until the PS3 3.50+ SDK.
From Atlus Staffer lol, forums via Forum to quote: "Sorry for the delayed confirmation, but yes, the PS3 version game will be region-locked. I certainly can't offer details as to why, but there might be an official response at some point.
To reiterate, our version of the game works for the North and South America regions. Also keep in mind that both the NA and JP versions have both English and Japanese text/voice options, making them nearly identical. I'm unsure of what the case will be for the EU version."
To quote from the official Press Release: Friends of...
83w ago - MonkeyPaw Games Marketing Manager Ray Almeda has announced today on Sony's blog that PSOne title Arc Arena: Monster Tournament will be hitting PSN tomorrow.
To quote: Arc the Lad has been flying off the virtual shelf for a few months now, followed by the penultimate Arc the Lad II. These first two games have reminded users just how good the series is and how deep and fulfilling Japanese RPGs can be.
There is something special about the genre that can't be replicated. And there aren't many titles that make it to Western markets. MonkeyPaw Games is dedicated to bringing you these lost legends.
This week's release is an add-on game to Arc the Lad II. Arc Arena: Monster Tournament allows gamers to use their save data from Arc The Lad II. Players can trade their items, weapons and monsters between other players and then battle each other in tournament matches.
Import monsters captured in the game, mix and match weapons and then battle your monsters in the Arena with friends. This is the classic RPG experience.
Since Arc The Lad II is the preeminent game in the series and Arc Arena: Monster Tournament is the customizable add-on, fans of the series will be wowed by the fun factor of battling your characters with friends...and enemies! Role playing games were...