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    Wednesday January 18, 2017
  • "Persona 5" Trailer Enters Metaverse to Explore the Palace Mechanic

    Western release is slated for April 4 on PlayStation 3 and 4

    In Persona 5, the Phantom Thieves can enter the Metaverse through their smartphones to explore what Atlus calls "the 'collective unconscious' of all mankind." The Palaces within are a manifestation of peoples' most distorted desires, and they're the subject of the latest English game mechanics trailer after the jump.

  • Tuesday January 17, 2017
  • Sample the Huge "Persona 5" Original Soundtrack Before You Play

    RPG makes its way to PS3 and PS4 in the west on April 4

    Players in Japan have been enjoying the smooth grooves of Shoji Meguro's Persona 5 music since the RPG launched there in September, but we still have some waiting to do in the west. If you feel like sampling some of the songs, the 110-track, 3-disc original soundtrack is now out in Japan, and you can check out a 10-minute preview after the jump.

  • Wednesday January 4, 2017
  • Hoping for "Persona 5" on Switch or PC? Not Gonna Happen, Says Atlus

    The same goes for "Yakuza 0," which is only coming to PS4

    Persona 5 is on the way to PlayStation 3 and 4, but some folks may be holding out hope for additional platforms. Atlus and Sega of America PR manager John Hardin has certainly heard his fair share of requests, so he hopped on Twitter to put the kibosh on any speculation. Read on for more.

  • Monday December 19, 2016
  • "Persona 5" Trailers Introduce Three More Confidants

    RPG hits PS3 and PS4 in the west on April 4, 2017

    Earlier this month Atlus USA shared a trio of trailers introducing some of the business associates, AKA Confidants, that you can build relationships with in Persona 5. Now we have a spotlight on three more advantageous alliances, including Hifumi Togo, Sadayako Kawakami, and Toranosuke Yoshida. Check out their trailers along with their official descriptions after the jump. 

  • Friday December 16, 2016
  • "Persona 5" Costumes Get in the Christmas Spirit Next Week

    Japan gets a new costume set on December 21

    While we continue the long wait for Persona 5's April release in the west, players in Japan are about to get a Christmas treat. Starting on December 21, a new Christmas Costume Set will be available to download for free as part of a five-day DLC campaign. Read on for more.

  • Tuesday December 13, 2016
  • "Persona 5" Introduces Haru Okumura and Her Voice Actress

    RPG hits PlayStation 3 and 4 in the west on April 4, 2017

    Atlus USA's latest English Persona 5 character trailer is here with a look at Haru Okumura, who finally gets a chance to break free of her controlling past once she joins up with the rest of the Phantom Thieves. Meet Haru, codenamed Noir, in the video after the jump, followed by a chat with her voice actress, Xanthe Huynh. 

  • Wednesday December 7, 2016
  • "Persona 5" Rolls Out an English Intro for Futaba Sakura

    Futaba voice Erica Lindbeck talks about the role

    After taking a break with some Confidant previews, Atlus is back to the character introductions for Persona 5. The latest focuses on hacking whiz-kid Futaba Sakura, so check that out along with an interview with her VA Erica Lindbeck after the jump.

  • Monday December 5, 2016
  • "Persona 5" Introduces a Trio of Helpful Confidant Characters

    PS3/PS4 RPG launches in the west on April 4, 2017

    In the world of Persona 5, it's important to build relationships with "business associates" known as Confidants, which include party members and others around Tokyo. Developing bonds with them will unlock special skill bonuses, useful services, and more that will boost the Phantom Thieves, and Atlus is here to kick off the introductions. Meet the first three after the jump. 

  • Sunday December 4, 2016
  • "Persona 5" Makes the Wait Tougher with New English Story Trailer

    Recently-delayed RPG launches in North America and Europe on April 4, 2017

    With the wait having been extended for Persona 5 as of last month, the new story trailer from Atlus USA is both a blessing and a curse. Digital pre-orders are now live on PSN, and those who throw down early will get the "Protagonist Special Theme & Avatar Set" and the in-game "Izanagi & Izanagi Picaro Set" Persona DLC. Read on for more.

  • Thursday November 17, 2016
  • "Persona 5" Pushed Back to April 4 in the West, Dual Audio Confirmed

    Atlus doubles its localization efforts for the big one

    Atlus followed up its livestream of Persona 5 today with some updates on the western release plans. First, the good news: Persona 5 will feature both Japanese and English voiceover options. As a result of dual audio, however, Atlus had to scrap the previously-planned Valentine's Day release. Read on for more, including three new videos.

  • Wednesday November 16, 2016
  • "Persona 5" Trailer Explores the Daily Lives of Phantom Thieves

    Atlus plans to livestream the game today at 12:00pm Pacific Time

    The Atlus USA livestream of Persona 5 kicks off at 12:00pm Pacific Time, and Atlus paired the event with a new English trailer. This one shows the flip-side of the Phantom Thieves, including some of the game mechanics involved in their daily activities. 

  • Saturday November 12, 2016
  • See The First English "Persona 5" Livestream Next Week

    Finally, some "Persona 5" coverage we can understand!

    Persona 5's official English release comes on February 14, 2017, which marks the first time English-speaking fans have had a chance to check out the game in a manner in which they can understand. Hit the jump for more!

  • Wednesday November 9, 2016
  • Dubbed "Persona 5" Trailer Introduces Phantom Thieves' Feline Mascot

    RPG launches in the west on February 14, 2017

    Following up on Ann Takamaki and Ryuji Sakamoto, Atlus is here with a Persona 5 English dub introduction trailer for Morgana, the cat mascot of the Phantom Thieves. Check it out after the jump, followed by a quick chat with Morgana's voice actress Cassandra Morris.