Excerpt: A gaping dimensional rift has appeared over Antarctica, and the governments of the world are understandably cautious. They have sent you, the silent protagonist, to investigate, along with a crack team assembled from the creme de la creme of the world.
M-rated DS game that's definitely not for kids - sci-fi RPG.
Common Sense Media
17 June 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey is one of the rare Mature-rated games for the Nintendo DS. This is a dark role-playing game filled with gloom and depression that pervades the Earth, and it's hard not to be affected by that.
Summary: One of Atlus’s most enduring series is the Persona/Shin Megami Tensei family of RPGs. Collectively abbreviated as MegaTen, they share core gameplay mechanics such as traditional turn-based combat and a popular demon collecting and training system.
Excerpt: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey , the most recent addition to the rather scant roll of the series’ mainline continuity, is a game with significance for the series as a whole. As the central pillar of the Shin Megami Tensei series, the mainline entries have always been fairly old school dungeon...
Excerpt: Along with Sakura Taisen , the Megaten series has been my favourite franchise in gaming. Persona 2: Eternal Punishment is my second favourite RPG of all time (after Valkyrie Profile ) and there are very few Megaten related games that I don’t like.
Summary: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey, a first-person science fiction RPG for NDS, is a startlingly original entry in the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei universe, Strange Journey takes the heralded RPG franchise to exciting new frontiers.