Summary: Persona 4 has spurned all manner of spin-offs since its first PS2 release in 2008, including the dungeon-crawling Persona Q on 3DS, the upcoming rhythm title Persona 4: Dancing All Night on PS Vita, and a fighting game in Persona 4 Arena on PS3 and Xbox 360.
Summary: With a whole lot of content and a wonderful presentation, 'Persona 4 Arena Ultimax' is looking to be one of the best fighting games to release this year. While the idea may have sprung from an RPG series, there is plenty for fighting game fans to enjoy here, from the easy to learn but tough to...
Excerpt: Persona 4 Arena developer Arc System Works has a habit of pouring new content into their fighting games and rereleasing them as sequels. This can be a questionable way of doing things sometimes, but it has worked out well here in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax , the update/sequel to 2012's Persona 4 Arena...
Summary: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax doesn’t drastically alter the formula laid out by its predecessor, but it does everything a good sequel should by adding several improvements to the engine, an addictive new mode, and two extensive storylines.
Excerpt: Any other developer would call it a sequel. As with the latest edition of BlazBlue, subtitled Chrono Phantasma, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is an iteration that does far more than one would expect an iter
Review: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (Sony Playstation 3)
1 October 2014
Excerpt: Arc System Works, as a fighting game developer, has been doing some of their best work with the Persona 4 Arena series at this point. The original was structured in a way that made it significantly more accessible than many of the other games, taking the lessons learned from Battle Fantasia and...
Excerpt: Persona 4 Arena was unexpected, to say the least. Translating a turn-based JRPG with heavy dating-sim elements into a competitively viable and mechanically complex fighting game sounds like an almost insurmountable task.
Excerpt: On the surface, not too much changed in Ultimax , but internally the game feels a lot more balanced. With the addition of the offense-oriented Shadow version, as well as new characters to play and upcoming DLC to add even more, the game definitely retains more replay value than the first.