name atlas Always very well known in the medium, especially when we talk about RPGs made in Japan. His work on the series comeHin Megami Tensei And all its spin-offs, highly outstanding and for years now, it has found a gold mine personality. The way these games blend the genre’s fairly hardcore ideas with the well-established concepts of life simulators, the results are products that have remained for posterity and are among the favorites of many of us. We’ll be back in this universe in a few more weeks, thanks Personality 5 TechniquesWhen early next year, Reload Persona 3 This leads us to revisit the game that we can say puts this sub-series in the place it currently enjoys. We’ve already had the chance to try both titles and in this special feature we’ll tell you about our first impressions.
the time Brazil Game Show 2023We gave ourselves space to meet our friends Mix the atlas The booth they were presenting at, was undoubtedly one of the most impressive spaces of the event not only for its size and great design, but also for the strong lineup of titles they were showcasing so anyone in attendance could try them out first. – hand Our priority was focus Reload Persona 3 y Personality 5 Techniques, both with different propositions, but equally exciting and it already stunned me to have the full games in my hands, because although the first encounter with these titles, both left me with a pleasant taste rather than a mouthful. Whenever a new one comes out personality or a new one Shin Megami TenseiIt’s time to celebrate.
Persona 3 to Persona 5
We can see that face today from the series personality It was not forged overnight. It took some time for Atlas to establish a clear distinction between spin-offs and spin-offs Shin Megami Tensei, it essentially spawned an entirely new franchise which, in turn, led to a series of parallel works that explored other genres. Undoubtedly, all this started the game Personality 3 On the PlayStation 2, a title that clearly wanted to move away from the parent IP to create something new that felt fresh and, above all, was much easier to communicate by touching on everyday issues that any young person could feel. Despite the above, the formula is not completely refined Personality 4 And of course, burst with great energy Personality 5.
Many fans know that perfectly well personality Rather than them being born until the fifth installment, Atlas decided to start over Personality 3 To give it a facelift whose main purpose is obviously to match the size of its two successors. As we have proven, it is being achieved. In its demo Reload Persona 3, we explore one of the first dungeons of the title, which maintains the already familiar form with closed corridors and the possibility of leaving them in certain parts to recover a bit. The combat system feels complete Personality 5 And of course, the aesthetics of its menus and other graphic elements also follow the already established lines.
Meet us though Reload Persona 3 It was short, we were able to appreciate a game that feels familiar and will surely be very easy for anyone willing to give it a chance, regardless of their experience with the series. It should be noted that this is clearly a product made for the latest fan personality, I am sure will leave you more than happy. However, while everything looks and sounds sensationally good, it’s clear that the original PS2 game has received significant changes in terms of aesthetics. Note that its launch on both previous and current generation consoles as well as PC has been agreed for February 2nd. No, nothing yet about a possible arrival on Nintendo Switch.
A strategy RPG
We can say without fear of being wrong Personality 5 It is one of the biggest successes in the entire history of Atlas. However, what has been achieved by Personality 3 y personality 4 Of note, the reality is that the series didn’t really explode until this fifth installment, at least in the West. Realizing this fully, its creators decided to expand their universe not only through classic revisions and improvements to the original game, but through a series of spin-offs that explored many different genres. The interesting thing here is that the above work has been done with excellent results and a possibility has been taken into consideration Personality 6 Still far away, the idea of returning to the world of Phantom Thieves excites us immensely.
As part of the whole boom in strategy RPGs, Atlus will try its luck by transferring its formula Personality 5 Go with style Personality 5 Techniques. with Reload Persona 3, our encounter with this new game was quite brief, but in the few levels we were able to try, it was clear to us that one of the main objectives was to make us feel like we were facing a familiar turn. -based RPG, but with strategy elements. For example, one mechanic that caught my attention was attacking all out. To achieve this, I had to position my three characters around the enemy to execute the next movement. Speaking of movement, I tell you that here you don’t walk on a predetermined grid, rather we have freedom. Mario + Rabbids, The Valkyrie Chronicles or recently Marvel’s Midnight Suns. Covering yourself and then attacking is key to being successful.
Apparently I was delighted with what was presented Personality 5 Techniques, especially what was done at the art direction level. On this occasion, Atlas took a bit of a detour from what it showed us Personality Q2: The New Movie Maze, where we see the Joker and company with this brutally charming “Chibi” style that fits perfectly with all the great styles of the series which of course complements in a great way with its iconic music. We’re facing one of those games that just won’t fail, so I’m already dying to get my hands on it when it finally launches this November 16 amid a tumultuous time on past and current generation consoles, as well as for Nintendo Switch and PC.
Atlus at its best
Thanks to its history, we know full well that if a game has the Atlas name on the cover, it has a huge potential to give us a special experience. Especially whenever we talk about RPGs, the Japanese developer has become one of the most respected brands. Of course this is not a function of chance but a function of special care in their products. Shin Megami Tensei And everything that comes from it, the above evidence and soon, its fans personality We will be satisfied with whatever happens Personality 5 Techniques And with later Reload Persona 3.
It’s important to mention again that this content only represents initial impressions after a brief encounter with these titles, so we’ll have to wait for the final products to give a more accurate opinion; However, anyone who has played a title in this series knows perfectly well the care that has been taken in each of its sections, so we would still venture to say that your priority should be yes or no. This pair delivers that will surely brighten up our lives as video gamers.