Kotaku UK Gets Called Out For Racism Against Asians Following Persona 5 DLC Hit-Piece

Persona 5 DLC

[Update: 4/19/2019] Kotaku UK editor Rich Stanton issued an update on April 19th, 2019 via an article titled “We Screwed Up With That Persona Lyric”. Stanton attempts to justify the original article, but notes that some backend issues prevented them from originally updating it correctly, and that Atlus confirmed that the vocalist does not say “retarded” in the song.

[Original article:] A bunch of Kotaku’s readers turned against them recently after a hit-piece was published on Kotaku UK, which centered around the lyrics in a song that appeared in the Persona 5 DLC for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. Continue reading “Kotaku UK Gets Called Out For Racism Against Asians Following Persona 5 DLC Hit-Piece”

Persona 5 R Not Coming To Nintendo Switch; Details Arrive March 2019

Persona 5 R

Atlus announced that Persona 5 R is coming to the PlayStation. Details on the project won’t be arriving until March, 2019. The other big revelation is that it appears this game is not coming to the Nintendo Switch, even though a lot of people were spilling milk and tripping over themselves in anticipation for Persona 5 being announced for the Switch. Continue reading “Persona 5 R Not Coming To Nintendo Switch; Details Arrive March 2019”

RPCS3 Devs’ Patreon DMCA’d By Atlus For Emulating Persona 5

Persona 5 RPCS3

Atlus made a statement recently admitting to having nuked the Patreon page for the developers of RPCS3 for having successfully emulated the PS3 version of Persona 5. Continue reading “RPCS3 Devs’ Patreon DMCA’d By Atlus For Emulating Persona 5”

Persona 5 Director Thanks Fans For Embracing Japanese Culture In Latest RPG

Persona 5

While certain Western gaming outlets have been denigrating the localization of Persona 5 in order to stir up controversy and hate-bait, the game’s director, Katsura Hashino, has taken time to actually thank fans for their dedication and love that they’ve shown to one of the best reviewed and best-selling games of 2017 in the West. Continue reading “Persona 5 Director Thanks Fans For Embracing Japanese Culture In Latest RPG”

Persona’s Honest Trailer Is Surprisingly Benevolent

Persona 5 Honest Trailer

The Honest Trailers have a tendency of going all in on games in a pretty harsh way. Most times they’re actually quite honest, and they simply don’t hold back like a lot of the shills in enthusiast media. Well, for the Persona games in the Shin Megami Tensei series, Smosh Games was surprisingly benevolent to the game in terms of doling out praise and avoiding any bitingly harsh criticisms. Continue reading “Persona’s Honest Trailer Is Surprisingly Benevolent”

Kotaku Gets Flak For Trying To Create Persona 5 Localization Drama

Persona 5 Localization

One of the few Japanese games localized for Western audiences that seems to have been localized correctly is Persona 5 from Atlus. The game has been receiving a lot of positive criticism from most real gamers and a lot of great feedback for bringing the experience to the West without perverting it with ideological nonsense or American localizers attempting to subvert the game with their own personal politics. Well, Kotaku wasn’t too happy about that, and they tried to stir up some hate-bait and controversy by creating needless drama over the game’s localization. Continue reading “Kotaku Gets Flak For Trying To Create Persona 5 Localization Drama”

Persona 5 Ships 1.5 Million Copies Worldwide For PS3, PS4

Persona 5 Sales

Persona 5 has been a big hit for Atlus. Despite the crazy restrictive streaming rules they have setup, the company has managed to hit it off big in terms of reaching a wide audience. The game managed to ship a total of 1.5 million copies to PlayStation gamers around the world. Continue reading “Persona 5 Ships 1.5 Million Copies Worldwide For PS3, PS4”

Persona 5 Gameplay Walkthrough

Persona 5 Walkthrough

Atlusd’ highly anticipated Persona 5 finally made its way to the West after releasing in September, 2016 in Japan. The game features a massive story that spans dozens of hours featuring a colorful cast of characters. The game is extremely lengthy, spanning up to 100 hours in playtime, but that hasn’t stopped some people from putting together some fairly detailed walkthroughs. Continue reading “Persona 5 Gameplay Walkthrough”

Persona 5 Now Available On PS4 In North America

Persona 5 PS4

If you didn’t already purchase the Japanese version of Atlus’ Persona 5 for the PlayStation 4, you can pick up the localized version of the game right now from participating retailers or from the PlayStation Store in North America. Continue reading “Persona 5 Now Available On PS4 In North America”

Persona 5 “Sizzle” Trailer Preps Fans For April 4th Release

Atlus is gearing up to release Persona 5 in the early part of April, the fourth to be exact, and ahead of the release comes a trailer entitled “Sizzle”. Following the lives of the Phantom Thieves, the trailer also teases in-game scenes, too. Continue reading “Persona 5 “Sizzle” Trailer Preps Fans For April 4th Release”

Atlus Survey Wants To Know What You Think About Persona Spin-offs And More

In an upcoming survey that wants to know what you think should come out next in the Persona series, asks questions like would you like to see Persona 5 Definitive Edition, or if you would like to see a 3DS, Switch, PS Vita, mobile, or VR spin-off title in the series doing something different. Atlus published this on p-ch.jp, which the survey will end on February 7th. Continue reading “Atlus Survey Wants To Know What You Think About Persona Spin-offs And More”

Persona 5 Gains Four New Trailers Entitled “Confidants”

Persona 5 has four new trailers covering characters such as Shinya Oda, Chihaya Mifune, Yuuki Mishima, and Ichiko Ohya. The new videos also come with brief bios detailing the characters, which is considered spoiler content if you’ve been holding out on P5 information. Atlus is set to release the game that’s already out in Japan in the West on April 4th for PS3 and PS4. Continue reading “Persona 5 Gains Four New Trailers Entitled “Confidants””

Persona 5 New Video Details Taking Down Shadows And Exploring Palaces

Atlus has published a new video showing how to deal with enemies and using other features throughout Persona 5. The video covers Shadows, receiving items from enemies, and dealing with Palaces throughout the game. Persona 5 is out now over in Japan for PS3 and PS4, while the West is set to get the game on April 4th. Continue reading “Persona 5 New Video Details Taking Down Shadows And Exploring Palaces”