Summary: Great game! For those moving backwards from 3 or 4: It doesn't have the whole day by day high school simulator, you obtain persona's differently. You interact with the monsters in the fashion of the other SMT series entries. I feel like it aged rather well if your a fan of turn based gameplay. I love the option of switching the soundtrack between the classic and the more modern rendition. The only thing that bothered me about the game is it seemed ridiculously easy.
Summary: The Persona series has some of the best games ever made. Persona 3 and 4 manage to recreate the life of a Japanese high school student over the course of a year while also keeping the player entertained with monsters and summons. The level of immersion is quite impressive and social gaming gives you the impression that you are actually in charge of his life. Unfortunately, this social gaming is exactly what's lacking here as it was first incorporated in Persona 3.