Allisa James from DualShockers gives you a beginners's guide to the JRPG Shin Megami Tensei IV, developed and published by Atlus.
I really gotta pick this game up...
Yeah this game is fabulous. It's refreshing playing a title that doesn't hold your hand in terms of difficulty and actually has a mature story.
Thinking of getting this but I haven't played any of the others, would I be lost or not understand the story at all?
Not at all. The only real connections between this game and the previous Shin Megami Tensei games are a few continuity nods here and there. The story itself is completely independent and easy to grasp.
Oh that's great! I was going to get the previous titles anyways but I'm glad I can go get this without being confused :)
Story is independent as far as I know.
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