Persona 4 Hits Europe This Spring

Atlus' latest foray into the land of ultra-freaky Japanese Rps is on its way across the sea, as Square Enix announces a Spring 2009 release for Persona 4 in Europe and PAL territories.

Released on July 10th in Japan and yesterday in North America, the PlayStation 2 RPG has been given a release window of spring 2009, as localization teams scurry to make the game playable for the folks that can't understand anything I've written in this article.

John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. comments, "Persona 4 epitomises Square Enix's commitment to bringing the best gaming experiences to the European market. This new installment in the highly anticipated Persona series is the perfect example of an exciting new experience and how the PlayStation 2 still has a lot to offer."

Check out our review for more on how much the PlayStation 2 has left to offer.

SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES PERSONA 4 FOR EUROPE AND PAL TERRITORIES

London (10th December 2008) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that Atlus's Persona™ 4 will be released across PAL territories in Spring 2009, exclusively on the Sony PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.

Persona 4 is a gripping new chapter in the ultra-cool Persona universe. Integrating dungeon crawler gameplay with an innovative social simulation element, Persona 4 delivers an all-new story set in the Japanese countryside. A sequence of mysterious deaths hits your town and only you and your team of gifted supernatural detectives can uncover the truth. Will you frustrate this hidden evil's plans before it is too late?

John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. comments, "Persona 4 epitomises Square Enix's commitment to bringing the best gaming experiences to the European market. This new instalment in the highly anticipated Persona series is the perfect example of an exciting new experience and how the PlayStation 2 still has a lot to offer."