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Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth announced for 3DS in Japan

Nintendo's first Persona game? A-maze-ing (oh god sorry)

Given the Megami Tensei series' rich history with Nintendo, you might have assumed a Persona game had to have come out on one of our consoles at some point. Well go back to school (it's a series about schoolchildren), and face your demons (the schoolchildren summon demons), because Atlus have always stuck to their guns (in Persona 3, the schoolchildren shot themselves in the head with guns to summon the demons) - until now.

As part of a wider presentation that saw Persona 5 and, why not, a rhythm-action spin-off announced, Atlus also saw fit to share the love with us by announcing Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. A Persona 3-Persona 4 crossover rendered in chibi style, it seems to focus more on the dungeon-crawling side of the games (albeit with fully-animated fight sequences, as opposed to SMT's usual static style) - we're yet to see any of the school-set life sim material Persona's famous for.

The game's been slated for release on 5 June in Japan, and there's no guarantee it will reach Europe - but given Persona's by far the most popular SMT line in the West, we've got a glimmer of hope.


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  1. goldenmushroom Sunday 24th Nov 2013 at 14:17

    It will be interesting to see how Minato/Makoto returned same for Shinjiro

  2. lewis1703 Sunday 24th Nov 2013 at 14:59

    fingers crossed for england :D

  3. fisher2007 Sunday 24th Nov 2013 at 23:50

    Hope it come's to Europe.

  4. laughingjumpman Monday 25th Nov 2013 at 12:13

    What happened to SMT IV? It came out in the US ages ago if I recall, but haven't heard owt about it in ages.

  5. TheVelvetRoom Monday 25th Nov 2013 at 16:17

    What happened to SMT IV? It came out in the US ages ago if I recall, but haven't heard owt about it in ages.

    Nintendo are publishing it here, and they're doing a poor job of it considering we don't even have a release date for the thing.

  6. theguygamer Tuesday 26th Nov 2013 at 09:37


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