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Submitted by Pozzle 638d ago | opinion piece

Top 5 Callbacks in SMT: Strange Journey

BT writes: This week brings us the release of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers on the 3DS, the re-release of one of the only two games from the prolific franchise to grace the Sega Saturn. The game is notable not only for coming out on the Saturn, but for its role in the franchise. You see, the game was initially released on the Saturn on the tenth anniversary of the entire Megami Tensei franchise (1997) and the game took full advantage of this, putting in plenty of old monsters from past games including everyone’s favorite female chariot-riding phallic symbol, Mara. The game also was easier than other titles, allowing new players to have some breathing room before the game crushed their souls. This re-release came out in Japan on the 25th anniversary of the franchise and not only contains voice acting and a remastered opening but also 30 new demons, some of whom have never appeared in any MegaTen game, and even an appearance by Raido Kuzonoha XIV. Will this re-relea... (Nintendo DS, Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey)

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