Excerpt: Intro: I’m a big fan of the Megaten series. When opening my review copy of […]
Pros: -Fantastic characters and story, -Demon Fusion Frenzy, -Battle system makes random battles fun, not a chore, -Character dialogue is well done, at times hilarious, -Having demons assist with investigation/battles
Cons: Could use a few more save points in certain areas, WouldÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ve liked voice acting, WouldÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ve liked a weak gun with infinite bullets when Raidou runs out of element based bullets, No Freebies here!
Excerpt: It is the year 20 of the Taisho Era in Japan (equivalent to the Gregorian year 1931), and you pass a series of trials that earns you the title of Raidou Kuzunoha the 14th, making you part of a long line of Devil Summoners.
Excerpt: Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner marks a bit of a new direction for the series, using a far more lighthearted tone and lighter level of difficulty to move it ever-so-slightly closer to mainstream RPGs.
Conclusion: In the end, SMT: Devil Summoner is a solid title. Though I didn't enjoy it as much as last year's Digital Devil Saga, that still doesn't detract from how good a game this is. RPG of the year material? Mayhaps, but do yourself a favor and pick up this game regardless.
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner - Kuzunoha Raido vs the Soulless Army
7 February 2008
Excerpt: Set within a stunningly realized early 1900's Japan, Devil Summoner exudes class and style through incredible settings, remarkable characters and an overall atmosphere that will evoke a sense of early Victorian locales and Sherlock Holmes style detective work.
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner—Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army – Review
21 December 2007
Excerpt: The last few years have been very good ones for role-playing game (RPG) fans, and doubly so for those who can appreciate deviations from the standard "save the world" formula. Clearly falling into this category, the Shin Megami Tensei series of games has always showcased a decidedly non-Western view...
Excerpt: Ask anyone to name an RPG and the likely answer will likely contain the words “Final” and “Fantasy”. Ask a hardcore RPG fan the same question, and you might hear the words “Shin Megami Tensai”.
Excerpt: Author’s Note: Due to some unpleasant wildfires in Derek’s part of the world, we’ve had to postpone some of the reviews that were going up this week. In the meantime, we have some Halloween treats for our readers, so stay tuned!
Excerpt: Since Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne hit U.S. shores in 2004, the series has managed to pick up quite the following among American RPG gamers. The series has been praised by both critics and fans alike for its dark and twisted storylines, which easily help set it apart from other RPG series, such as...