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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3
8.9 out of 10

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

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Overall 9
9.0

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Complex, rewarding Persona system, Intelligent companion AI, Incredible sense of style
  • Cons: Repetitive dungeon environments, Some of your clingy friends, Fuuka's inability to shut up
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Overall 9
9.0

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

Fragland
8 June 2012
  • Excerpt: If there is one developer besides Square-Enix who are well known for their Japanese RPGs, then it’s Atlus. With the Shin Megami Tensei series, they have produced some of the best RPGs for the Playstation and Playstation 2 and it look like this won’t change real quickly, since they just released Shin...
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Overall 10
9.5

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

ztgd.com
22 January 2011
  • Excerpt: No spikey haired hero? No androgynous main character? No crystals to retrieve? No mind numbing […]
  • Pros: + It’s Shin Megami Tensei, and doesn’t disappoint, + The Social Links System, + Original Story, + Original Presentation, and for an RPG that’s saying something, + Musical Score
  • Cons: Couldn’t find any here folks. I could say the Tartarus is a bit Blah, but that’s just being Nit Picky.
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Overall 9
9.0

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES Review

Console Obsession
30 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 was a brilliant and compulsive mixture of demon slaying, treasure seeking and light socializing elements. Persona 3: FES is a nicely refined version of that game, but there’s more here too.
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Overall 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 10
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Storyline 8
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Originality 10
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Knocking on Heaven's Door

RPGamer
15 April 2010
  • Excerpt: When Persona 3 was originally announced in Japan, the game was looking very interesting and seemed to have a terrific style to it. When the game was announced for North America, it was expected that Atlus would add the Shin Megami Tensei supertitle, though the sound of the game's difficulty left a...
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Overall 9
9.0
Graphics 8
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Sound 8
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Storyline 8
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Originality 10
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The Burden of Responsibility

RPGamer
15 April 2010
  • Excerpt: The Shin Megami Tensei games have always focused on the concept of choice, allowing the player to choose between several unique paths based on the philosophy the player wishes to follow.
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Overall 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 10
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Storyline 10
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Originality 10
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Persona 3 Adds Up

RPGamer
15 April 2010
  • Excerpt: One of the most unique and difficult to describe RPGs of the last few years is Atlus's Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 . The idea of a high school life simulation mixed with dungeon crawling combat may be more than some people can fathom, but the end result is an addictive, solid PlayStation 2 RPG.
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Overall 9
9.0
Graphics 6
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Sound 10
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Storyline 8
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Originality 10
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The Game of Life - Now With Demons!

RPGamer
15 April 2010
  • Excerpt: What was going through the minds of the designers as they imagined Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 can only be speculated upon, but the results cannot be argued with. The combination of a traditional dungeon-crawler RPG with a dating simulator is probably the most bizarre genre cross-over in...
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Overall 9
9.2

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

Game Over Online
14 July 2008
  • Excerpt: Persona 3 makes me think about cycles. Back when the console RPG was just starting out, with games like Dragon Warrior , Final Fantasy , and the NES port of Wizardry , the games were mostly grindfests.
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Overall 9
9.0

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES

Gaming Evolution
8 July 2008
  • Conclusion: Not all is perfect, however. Like in most RPGs with a silent protagonist, the player cha-racter is largely devoid of any personality. Interacting with friends never feels organic, and at times comes off more like you’re manipulating your friends than really having a relationship with them.
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