In the world of Shin Megami Tensei, there are creatures that go by different names, usually as demons or Personas. Today, I want to talk about the main reason people play these games. Let’s start with larger umbrella that is demons.
“Arcana is the means by which all is revealed” -Nyx Avatar
Be warned, this is a long one since it is one of my favorites of all time.
I have always been interested in the Persona series, and I didn’t even know about the SMT series. Unfortunate I did not have a PS2, just PSP. So when the announcement was made that Persona 3 was coming to PSP, I was delighted! I woke up early, like 3AM, to download it as soon as I could on my PSP , and boy, I am so happy I did that. Persona 3 Portable was the game that got me into this wonderful series of Shin Megami Tensei!
To celebrate Mother’s Day, here are some terrible moms in gaming. Not gonna, lie, this one was hard since most mothers in games are either dead, dying, or angelic. I took some liberties… I hope you are okay with that.
Because nature of this topic, there will be spoilers ahead.
I started my journey through the Shin Megami Series starting with Persona 3, and I loved every moment of it. So I decided to play Persona 1 to see how this all started. And I will let you know here, I was not a fan of it, and I did not finish it. I may return to it in the future, but this is me talking about the past.
In the world of Shin Megami Tensei, demons can be negotiated with. This mechanic is not present in all SMT games, the popular games without this mechanic being Persona 3 and Persona 4. Simply put, deal with the devil to get more power, or money, or be scammed.
Digital Devil Saga is a Playstation game that was released by Atlus following the success of Nocturne. It is not part of the main series, although it shares many similarities. The game was released 2004, and the designs were once again done by legendary Kazuma Kaneko.