Rated 10 out of 10 by Blahtothe42 Finally? (Yes... Finally!!)
It's been some time since I played this back when I got it on my PS2, and now that it's been available for download, I can finally play it on my recent PS3. It's still a fun game to play and, for those of you who haven't played this unique JRPG, should really check it out since you're paying $10 on a 70+ hour long game with an added epilogue (that adds another 30 or so hours). The one thing I do miss while playing this again was the option to transfer my P3 save onto my new P3:F save, but it's not a big lose. (I think you could do that on a backwards compatible PS3, but I'm not sure on that.) Overall, if you played Persona 3 and/or FES on the PS2 and always wanted to play it again, then download this. If you're into JRPGs and don't mind a little uniqueness to the gameplay (since you roughly spend half and half between social/school life and RPG exploration/turn-based combat), then check this game out. Plus, with a price that's cheaper than getting either P3 or P3:F used (for those of you who still have a backwards compatible PS3), it's well worth it (minus the save transfer between P3 and P3:F, but I digress).
Rated 10 out of 10 by Zahl What Got Me Hooked
This is the first Persona game I've ever played, and a great reason to fall in love with Shin Megami Tensai games. I actually stumbled on this game at my friend's house, he had never played it. We gave it a shot and now it's my favorite series of games... From Persona 3 to Nocturne to Digital Devil, if you're an RPG fan this is where you need to be.
Rated 10 out of 10 by xboxgame Amazing game that is one of a kind
this game is amazing i picked downloaded it not knowing much about the series and i am having a blast playing it. you can read the other reviews who will probably go into a lot more detail then i will but this game is just amazing for anyone who wants an jrpg that will last tons of hours this is the game to get. it is as i said unlike any other game and an experience that is unmatched so if you want an amazing game that is worth every penny then pick this game up it is an amazing title for only $9.99 a steal for a game of such amazing quality.
Rated 10 out of 10 by Naime Best game I've ever played in my life.
The characters were extremely well developed, and the story line was OUTSTANDING. Combat was great, and very original. The music sounds bad at first, but thoughout the game it gets better and better until the point that Shoji Meguro is one of your favorite composers of all time. Persona 3 has that nostalgic feeling in video games that you can get from no other game out there. I give Persona 3 a solid Infinite/10 ~The story was very sad so expect crying your face off. YOU MUST BUY PERSONA 3 FES.
Rated 10 out of 10 by BHawksFan01 Simply a Masterpiece
With amazing turn-based RPG gameplay along with an effective soicial sim that seemingly intertwine perfectly, this game is in a league of its own when compared to most games made in the last decade. The engrossing story, deep characters, and A+ voice acting will have you paying close attention even through text. With 100+ hours of gameplay that never feels drawn out or padded, this is a must own for any RPG fan and I encourage those who aren't into RPGs to give it a shot as well.
Rated 10 out of 10 by Lunar A Must for RPG Fans
Persona 3 delivers an enthralling story in a darker tone that focuses on dungeon crawling as you and the friends you meet fight for your lives, and the lives of everyone else. The game packs an amazing music score that will have you buying the soundtracks to jam to in your car, as well as a turn-based battle style that really makes you think on how to approach a battle. Certainly a game you don't want to miss!
Rated 10 out of 10 by Edit The best PS2 game is now on the PS3.
Get this game, I have no complaints or regrets, it is perfect. The soundtrack is great, the battle system is fun and the story is one of the best I have seen.