Digitally Downloaded writes: "There is something very Tim Burtonesque running behind Persona 4. On the one hand players experience the banality of life in a small Japanese village. Children watch TV. Incessant rain boxes people indoors. Families complain that a big shopping mall is driving the local businesses out of town.
And then there’s the other world, where nightmares are the name of the day and every creature and location is overridden for pure sinister intent by the next."