Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers
15 years late is better than never.
Wow, this game came out in 1997 in Japan, on the Saturn, and was later enhanced on Sony's system, but neither version made it to North America. Finally, 15 years later, thanks to Nintendo and Atlus, Soul Hackers is coming here, 3DS style, even more enhanced! Now I'm an even prouder 3DS XL owner!
Well it's about time...
While I'm still waiting for an official release of Shin Megami Tensei and its sequel in America, it's still good to see the spin-offs getting some love, and the Devil Summoner series at that. We got the PS2 Devil Summoner Raidou series some years ago, which was nice, but I think the recent Persona buzz has brought toooons of attention to Shin Megami Tensei in general. This gives me hope yet to see the first two in the SMT series see the light of America; heck, maybe even the original Megami Tenseis will somehow see a release here.
I can't wait for Soul Hackers, and I look forward to maybe seeing a SMT IV American-release (which makes me curious to how we'd go about naming it, since Nocturne wasn't called SMT III in America).
Nonetheless, great to see so much love for SMT nowadays.
If you're looking for some meat, this is it.
I never played the original Devil Summoner, but I have played other SMT games in the series Like Devil Survivor Overclocked and Persona 3 FES., and I'll just say the replay value is usually pretty insane on these games. Plus any game from Atlus is one you want to snatch up quick, because they tend to become hard to find later on. I'd highly recommend this one.
Very Fun JRPG enjoyable by old and new RPG Fans
SMT: Devil Summoner, Soul Hackers, that's a mouthful of a title isn't it? Well for someone like me this sort of game is a blast from the past, I miss the feel of old 90s jrpgs, and I am so happy to see soul hackers being released to the west. The game is great for old and new smt and rpg fans, It's easy to change the difficulty at any time you can make it easier or harder whenever you want, and you can also turn the voices off. The music is top notch and the visuals are really beautiful especially the sprites. This is not a Persona game, Don't expect S-Links or anything, this game is closer to SMT IV, and Strange Journey. I Really love this game
SMT, best JRPG series ever
After 15 years of waiting we finally get Soul Hackers, and on 3DS! Here I thought the 3DS didn't have many good games, but with this and Pokemon X/Y coming out this year, I really am glad I got a 3DS. I really recommend this game, and any other SMT games.
Love SMT games, can't wait for this one. I think this ones gonna be a lot like strange journey if that means anything to anyone.
Kind of Boring
I know its an older game, but there more interesting ones. It's pretty much, crawl through dungeon and then boring cut scene before doing that all over again. It was fun enough to play while I was in between games, but definitely not something I would pick up and play again. I haven't played any of the other games in the series; though, I do plan on it. I hope they have more lasting appeal then this one.
A good dungeon crawler, but not for me.
I am a big fan of the Persona and Devil Survivor series of games. This game, however, did not have a good first impression both story wise or graphic wise (well it is a 15 year-old game). The "Jack Frost" NPCs are also extremely annoying. Although I prefer to see my character, the first-person viewpoint is not much of a big deal.
I'm really excited for this game. The gameplay looks good and fun. The first person view is still a bit wierd but, it's not too bad.