Atlus Announces 4 Persona Titles

By Mike Sousa on November 25, 2013, 7:29PM EST
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Atlus had promised a major announcement regarding the Persona series for Sunday, and that promise has been fulfilled. The producer has announced four new titles in the series, but at the moment, Atlus has yet to confirm if any of these games will be released in the west.

Atlus started the announcement by revealing Q Persona: Shadow of the Labyrinth, which will be released for 3DS on the 5th of June, 2014, in Japan. The game will take place in Yasogami High School culture festival, when a mysterious clock tower appears and an echo of a ringing bell is heard, the heroes from persona 3 are transported to the Yasogami High School. Our heroes must now find a way to get back to their original world. This spin-off will include chibi versions of several characters from Persona 3 and Persona 4, featuring a battle system similar to Etrian Odyssey saga, and dungeon exploration.

Now for the PS Vita, Atlus announced Persona 4: Dancing All Night, a "sound action" title. The title will take place half a year after the events of Persona 4, featuring several characters from from the game. Due to a mysterious video on a website, several viewers are being transported a parallel universe. Players will have to "Battle Dance" against shadows in this parallel universe known as the "Mayonaka Stage." The title is scheduled to release in Fall 2014 in the Japanese market.

For the PS3, Atlus announced 2 titles. The first was Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold, which will be released next summer in Japan. The trailer also reveals that the arcade version will be available on the 28th of November.

The last game to be announced was the long awaited Persona 5, and althought details are scarce, it was revealed that the game will be released in Japan in Winter 2014. The trailer doesn't reveal much either, except for the brief message "You are a slave. Want emancepation?"

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