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Persona: How A Spin-Off Game Series Can Ruin The Original

"Newer Persona games dive into the simulation of a high school student at the cost of RPG mechanics compared to Shin Megami Tensei." - Najam from eXputer.

DrDoomer32d ago

Persona (particularly 3,4 and 5) is the best thing to come out of Atlus, by far. The only way other games get ruined is by paling in comparison.

gold_drake32d ago (Edited 32d ago )

thats a hot take if ive ever seen one.

atlus aint just persona.

they have plenty of games that are fantastic that are not persona.

maybe in sales sure but not in quality.

DrDoomer32d ago

Not saying those games are bad. I'm saying Persona is just that good.

Tapani22d ago

I enjoy the SMT core series much more vs the Persona series. I like how it is much darker and more hardcore as an RPG. I've played all of them through and they never disappoint.

Stopac32d ago

That's a bad take.

SMT had a niche following. So did persona. They redid persona starting with three to reach an wider audience. Nothing happened with the original SMT and have stayed the way they were. If they were to revamp that main series you could get what happened with soul hackers lol. You want that?

Barlos31d ago (Edited 31d ago )

A spin off is a spin off. Why would they ruin the original? If you like the original then that's great, you can carry on enjoying it. If the spin off is crap it has no impact on the original at all.

I love Persona 5 and P5R but I have zero interest in Strikers or Tactica but even if I played them and didn't like them they wouldn't ruin the original games for me.

Same goes for if you like the SMT games but don't like Persona, why would that suddenly make SMT bad?

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Persona 5 Royal Review - Gamerhub UK

Atlus wins over gamers yet again.

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Rutaprkl11d ago (Edited 11d ago )

Persona 5 Royal is my top 10 game of all time. A true masterpiece.

Barlos11d ago

Same here. Not only is it one of my favourite RPGs, it's also one of my favourite ever games. I keep coming back to it time and time again.

Chard10d ago

What’s so good about it?

DustMan10d ago

Why not read one of the reviews and find out?

CrimsonWing6911d ago

4.8? This game is literally one of the best modern JRPGs. I’d give it the perfect score.

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Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance Reveals New Demons; New Game Plus and "Godborn" Difficulty Detailed

Three new demons are coming to Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance, along with new extreme difficulty mode unlocked with New Game Plus.

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Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance - A New Story & 40 New Demons | CGM

Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance brings more of everything the base title brought, including new menus, a new battle system, and improvements that make it a worthy second look.

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