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Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne
7.8 out of 10

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

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Overall 9
9.1

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

Into Liquid Sky
1 November 2005
  • Excerpt: The world comes to an end and you have no clichéd way to stop it. Even though you may come to terms with that concept, the story behind Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne will continue to twist and turn before your eyes.
  • Pros: Wonderful artistic style and ambiance, Soundtrack is great, In-battle negotiations provides a nice addition, Tons of customization
  • Cons: Brutal challenge will turn off most, Minimalist story and combat options
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Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne – Review

GameCritics.com
22 September 2005
  • Excerpt: Highly regarded in Japan, the Megami Tensei series (sometimes referred to as MegaTen ) is one of that country's most popular and long-running role-playing game (RPG) franchises.
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Overall 5
5.0
Gameplay 6
5.6
Graphics 4
4.4
Sound 3
3.3
Storyline 3
3.3
Replay value 1
1.1

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

RPG LAND
30 June 2005
  • Excerpt: Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is a game that can be as difficult to understand as it is to say three times fast. Upon jumping into this game, even as a seasoned RPG player, one will likely be confused for the first 30-60 minutes of play.
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Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

Just RPG
10 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne takes place in present day Tokyo, as you take on the role of a Japanese student. Along with two friends, Chiaki and Isamu, you are heading to the Medical Center to visit a sick teacher.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 7
7.0
Replay value 7
7.0

Expert Review

Video Game talk
7 April 2005
  • Excerpt: A long standing role playing series in Japan, MegaTen has finally seen some light here in the States. Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is the first release this side of the seas of the occult demonism RPG.
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Overall 9
9.2
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 10
9.5
Storyline 9
9.0
Control 9
9.0

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RPGFan
7 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Imagine, if you will, a typical life in the thriving Tokyo metropolis. Accompanied by several of his friends, an average high school student decides to visit a teacher in the hospital. Along the way, he encounters a reporter who presents him with a mysterious magazine on the occult.
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Overall 9
9.1
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
9.2
Sound 9
9.2
Storyline 9
9.0

Expert Review

RPGFan
1 April 2005
  • Excerpt: I think it's safe to say that among the population of gamers, RPG fans are likely the pickiest of the bunch. Ever since RPGs rose above their humble beginnings of character-building stat-fests and bare-bones plotlines into more cinematic experiences with deep, complex storytelling and heightened...
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Overall 9
8.8

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

Playstation Illustrated
24 March 2005
  • Excerpt: With RPGs slowly making the jump to more action-oriented combat systems, fans of turn-based combat are finding fewer titles to get their fix from. Enter Shin Megami Tensai: Nocturne , delivering an old-school, turn-based combat system along with a few new surprises.
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lasplash.com
22 March 2005
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
8.5

Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne

GamersHell.com
11 December 2004
  • Excerpt: If you?re looking for a good RPG with some innovative elements and mature game-play, then look no further than Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne. Nocturne will deliver an excellent experience that stays true to the classic Japanese console RPGs that many of us grew up on.
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