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Submitted by plainviewisfinished 1009d ago | opinion piece

Why Can’t My Friends Be As Cool As Those Characters In Persona 4?

"I very rarely feel connected to characters in video games, or if I am, generally it’s only at the surface level. I can count on my hand the number of times a game’s narrative has drawn me in – specifically to its characters – and made me experience genuine emotions for them. Persona 4 is probably the title to best describe a game like this. It pulls me into a world not so different from my own. It gives me characters I can relate to, laugh at, protect, and even love." (Persona 4, Persona 4 Golden, PS Vita, PS2)

Greyslash  +   1008d ago
I felt the same thing playing through the PS2 game. I can't wait to play through Golden when I get a Vita
CaptainSheep  +   1008d ago
I. KNOW. RIGHT?!?! When I compare my life to Yu's life, I actually get depressed sometimes. He has everything. Good friends, is extremely good at studies, can choose between YUKIKO, CHIE, NAOTO and RISE who all happen to be really pretty.
I totally agree with this, good read. Persona games have the most memorable casts ever.
andibandit  +   1008d ago
Go out and meet some people, study hard, work out at the gym, problem solved.
parkerpeters  +   1008d ago
But studying hard and working out aren't fun. Yu has fun slaying Jungian archetypes with hot school girls.
matrixman92  +   1008d ago
Chie and pretty in the same sentence? for me
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Ritsujun  +   1008d ago
They're fictional, that's why.
TheLastGuardian  +   1008d ago
I wish I could read the article, but I don't want to spoil anything. Regarding the title, I feel the same way about the characters in Persona 3. I wish they could be my friends irl. I felt so attached to those characters, I was so sad when the game ended.
Blank  +   1008d ago
I always thought myself about this as to why I cant be more like yu narukami and the conclusion I came to is that I shouldnt dismiss my own awesome friends the relation between my friends and his is that we r all close and we always go through problems and learn more abou ourselves and bonds where the relation ends is that we dont have a mystery, most graduated school or attend other colleges, and lastly we dont go inside tvs or a tartarus fighting shadows while screaming PERSONA!

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