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.
Summary: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey is a throwback to not only Megaten titles from several generations ago but to classic RPGs from the 80s in general. As fun as this retro feel is for older gamers like myself who grew up on Wizardry and The Bard’s Tale the lack of animated visuals for 95% of the...
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...
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.