Reviews and Problems with Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor
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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2
2 September 2013
Summary: Atlus gave DS owners a strategy game treat when they mixed the demon collecting, fusing, and turn-based battles of the Shin Megami Tensei series with a classic tactical RPG formula in 2009's Devil Survivor , bringing fans out of the dungeons and onto a tactical grid . The game followed teens striving to save Tokyo from certain doom by summoning demons using a mysterious pocketable device that resembled a Nintendo DS.
Excerpt: The meaty bits of battle were so succulent that they were worth waiting through even the most asinine dialogue. When a game's perks are so great that you can ignore such flaws, you know you have a great title on your hands.
Excerpt: Once upon a time, the Shin Megami Tensei series took us on a journey to a Japan locked in a crisis destined to end the world within a week. The lives of many characters were covered as the world progressively melted down into a state of chaos, with the final ending changing based on the actions of the player. This game, Devil Survivor , was so good that Atlus decided to do it all over again with Devil Survivor 2 .
Excerpt: Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 has an all new plot and characters, which lets players dive right in even if they haven’t played Devil Survivor . But those who have won’t find much original in Devil Survivor 2. Your protagonist and two of his high-school classmates have gotten into a creepy new fad, signing up for a website that sends subscribers video clips of people they know dying.
Summary: What would people do if they could see others' deaths before they come to pass? As devastation and ruin begin to spread, the player will have to use a mysterious website with the power to predict casualties in order to save lives, save themselves, and ultimately, save the city.
Summary: Enthralling combat and a potent story make Devil Survivor 2 a great strategy role-playing game.
Pros: Masterful combat system with lots of depth., Great story with multiple endings, Demon fusion system is improved over the original, Ever-changing variety of combat objectives keeps you on your toes
Cons: It's still too easy to make major, game-altering mistakes, Difficulty spikes considerably in certain fights, Lack of stylus support in combat is irritating