Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4
I haved played many RPG game but this one is one of the best I have played. If you have a PS3 I suggest you to get the download verson
Another Persona with a new twist!
For all of you RPG fans out there and those that are new to this game, I recommend that you buy this game. This game rocks and everything about it just made me want to play it over and over again. If you ever played Persona 3 (P3) or Persona 3 FES then you will love this game even more. This game brings an exciting storyline about murder and mystery. Not only the storyline is exciting but the gameplay is even better. You will live as a "Persona user" fighting monsters know as shadows in one world called the Midnight channel and you will go to school in the real world meeting and making new friends unlocking new social links. Challenge in this game isn't too difficult if you have played P3 or P3 FES. If you haven't played one of these games then just read a guide or something and you won't have much trouble. The graphics are not bad. All of the graphics in this game are animes. I have nothing else to say except: this is the best game on ps2 that came out recently. Buy it and you'll love it.
"Persona 3" was great. "Persona 3: FES" was even better. Even the earlier PS2 SMT installments "Nocturne" and the 2 "Digital Devil Saga" games were absolutely great. There's no doubt in my mind that "Persona 4" will please fans just as much as the rest of the SMT series has continued to do so, for so many years. Furthermore, I highly suggest picking this up ASAP! As most of the SMT games end up OUT OF PRINT (no longer available) fairly quickly. Also, 1st prints (if a 2nd print is ever made) usually come with extras and are packaged as "Deluxe" or "Special" editions. Such extras are an OST (Original Soundtrack) and or an Art Booklet of the game's artwork (obviously). All of which is extremely limited and will be worth alot once they're fully out of print. And if P4 is anything like P3, it's going to have a GREAT (epic) soundtrack. In the end...get this! Don't miss out on the rare stuff by getting it used. Get it brand new, and don't deprive yourself of not only a great game, but some sweet extras as well.
PS2 Still has some life
If you've played Persona 3. Your going to L-O-V-E Persona 4. It takes everything good about P3 and adds on to it, takes all the flaws in P3 and makes it better. With all new Persona, Items, Weapons, and Storyline, P4 could be the best game on the Ps2 this year, and many years after. I've played the imported JP Ver. of P4 and I must say I cannot wait untill P4 is out in ENG. I was blown away with the New Battles and the new Summons. ( No more Envokers! ) You use Tarot cards to summon Persona, which at first I didn't like.. but it grew on me. This time around the S.Links are much better. You can CHOSE to DATE a Girl or just be FRIENDS, and still get the S.Link to Level 10!! Tons of Replay vaule. This game will keep you going for many months. To rate the JP Ver. of this game I'd give it: graphics 9/10 , sound10/10 , storyline10/10, playability10/10, interface8/10, controls9/10, difficulty10/10, play time 10/10Pre-Order and get the AWESOME Art-book to! Trust me, if you get this you will not be disappointed at all.
best RPG game for the ps2 ever
ok first off i dont care who you are you will defianetly love this game. this is literaly the best RPG game i have ever played. first off the sound. at first it can seem a little wierd but it actually goes great with the game and it has many different songs to it. the storyline is extreme, it is very complex but great there will defiantly be alot of twists and turns and will make you laugh your but off at times, make you frustrated and can make you cry if you. and a little warning there is more than one ending to this game and to get the true ending you have to anser questions wisely and dont let your emotions get to you. the graphics are defianty top notch and on par with final fantisy 12, and the god of war games and there are many characters as well. the game play is realy fun and dont expect to beat this game in one sit or you will probably end up killing your self from lack of sleep. its an 90 hour game plus with all of the social links and dongen crawling there is. it is quite a challange to beat dont expect to go through this game easily even on beginer it is a tough game. over all i would defianatly recemend this game to anyone.
I love this game to death! It has everything you would really want for in a game fighting, mystery, comedy, and a little romance. This game always leaves you guessing every time you play it. I'm so addicted to it that its all I think about when I'm working or just out doing something else and most games doesn't do that to me. My ps2 broke and I was going to wait to get a new version of the ps3 but for this game i'm buying another ps2 first.
A game worth pre-ordering!
With the success of Persona 3 (FES), there was no doubt in my mind that this game would be hitting NA shores. But so soon!? Definitely not a bad thing! New things to expect: New enemy icons, multiple endings, party members can be fully controlled or put on AI, instead of the command "wait" you have "guard", 3 difficulty choices at the beginning of the game, more than 180 Persona; some old but improved looking...and much more that probably everyone knows. SMT games, well the ones I've played don't let down on story and if your looking for a good story to embrace yourself in then Pre-order this pronto! With P3 I remember calling every game store and them saying that they have run out or what not. The only problem I have with it is that the physical damage is all the same. No more Pierce, etc. I thought it made the game harder which I liked. Also the character who is on the sideline is useless during fights. Useless as in you can't use them in battle. Besides these little problems...It's pretty much the only game I'm looking forward to...besides the PS3 FF.
One of my favorite games of all time!
I love everything about this game. The storyline is amazing; it offers a lot of depth. The murder mystery theme is carried out very well and there are a lot of great plot twists. Sometimes the story is very dark and other times it's lighthearted and funny. Battles are fun and strategic. Social links are a great way to get to know your party members (and a few others) and watch their progression. I got attached to all the characters, and I enjoyed the life sim aspect of the game as much as the dungeon crawling. The difficulty was challenging at times, sometimes I fought bosses several times before I was able to win, but it just makes winning that much more satisfying. I enjoyed collecting and crafting personas, too. This game has a lot to offer. If I had to talk about some cons, I would say that the battle system can get a bit repetitive at times. Other than that, it's a great game! Graphics are not bad considering it's on the PS2 and anime cutscenes are very stylish. Music is catchy. What's not to love? Buy this game if you are an RPG fan, you'll be doing yourself a huge favor! This game is not to be missed.
Greatest game of all time.
Persona 4 is the most excellent game I've played in a long while.
The game includes features like;
- Creating Personae with parenting abilities. (eg, Matador (with Mudo) + Gdon (with Auto-Sukukaja) = x Persona (with Mudo and Sukukaja)) Though it'd take a few rolls to get that perfect set.
- Dungeon Grinding. It's easy to grind the dungeons in this game, only because your SP isn't fully required for healing your characters. You can get certain Arcana Choice chances to heal yourself.
- Arcana Choice. All the Arcana cards are available after battle sometimes and when you can, see if it's upright or downright effect.
(eg, Moon Upright Effect Is EXP Boost.)
- Day/Afternoon/Evening System. Although it doesn't go on gameplay timing, it is a major factor in this game.
And much much more!
Don't disappoint us Atlus
As someone who's actually played more than only Persona 3 or FES in the now SMT line of Atlus games, I'd just like to say that I hope they do the right thing with this new release. By that I mean sticking with and elaborating upon the formula they presented in P3, as most of their other games in said series including Persona predecessors like Eternal Punishment equate to little more than a mindless grind fest. One with an interesting and compelling story but a grind sandwich nonetheless. I think the biggest thing killing RPGs these days is just that. It's all you do anymore, and it's nice to see a company who thinks that maybe, just maybe your success should depend on more than just how many of the same enemy you kill and how often. Despite the fact that they took a pretty big leap backward in The Answer portion of FES by re-implementing that very mentality. Hopefully this will be worth the pre-order, but I say that knowing that if I wait I'll be looking at a ***** to ***** dollar used price tag (assuming I can even find it) since every Atlus game is essentially a limited release.