Shin Megami Tensei IV for Nintendo 3DS

Shin Megami Tensei IV

Jul 16, 2013

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About this game

Developer: Atlus
Content Rating: Mature


Chosen by the Gauntlet, YOU are the Samurai who will explore paths of law & chaos, and decide the fate of the world. The Eastern Kingdom of Mikado is a city of the chosen, sitting on high and protected all around by towering walls. Yet its people are at risk from an ongoing demon threat that the player as a newly appointed Samurai is duty-bound to fight against. Throughout the player's journey, they must choose their own path. The choices will affect them, other NPCs, and the overall outcome of the story. Decisions the player makes throughout the course of the story will have lasting repercussions, as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

Critic Reviews

31 Reviews
Bradly HaleJul 10, 2013
Shin Megami Tensei IV manages to meet its hype in some respects and fall short of it in others. Its combat is stronger than ever, adding in components that are deep, unique and reward the strategically-inclined, while the character customization options will excite those who like to build their ideal fighter.
Dale NorthJul 10, 2013
Shin Megami Tensei IV may have been developed for two little screens, but it's a massive, uncompromising game that feels just as big as any console RPG release. It's as deep and gratifying as you'd expect from Atlus' original key franchise, and now it's fully portable (with a save anywhere function). In fact, the only real problem you're going to have with Shin Megami Tensei IV is keeping your 3DS battery charged up, because it's the best RPG for 3DS to date.
Jason JasickiJul 28, 2013
Shin Megami Tensei IV’s presentation is a mixed bag. ...Straightforward and addictive gameplay come together to make Shin Megami Tensei IV one of the 3DS’ best RPGs. The sheer amount of demons to unlock, multiple endings, and dozens of side quests means you’ll be playing this one for hours on end. The dark plot will appeal to gamers looking for a mature experience and the difficulty will please those looking for a challenge.

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