Shin Megami Tensei IV: The Kotaku Review

My favorite character in Shin Megami Tensei IV didn’t make the front cover of the North American release. She’s not one of the samurai warriors tasked with keeping the world’s demons in check. She’s not technically even a real person, much less a she. Her name is Burroughs, and she’s the keeper of the menus. » 7/15/13 4:00pm 7/15/13 4:00pm

Shin Megami Tensei IV had its English demo on display at last week's E3, and, as this screenshot proves, it has some funny moments. This tends to happen in some localized games. UPDATE: We're told this is actually intentionally broken animal-speak. Amusing, nonetheless! » 6/18/13 8:30am 6/18/13 8:30am

Shin Megami Tensei IV Is as Deep and Interesting as It Is Hard

In recent years, the Shin Megami Tensei series has found new life in the West thanks to the popularity of spinoff titles Persona 3 and Persona 4. But now, after a decade since the release of the third game in the core series, comes Shin Megami Tensei IV. » 6/11/13 8:00am 6/11/13 8:00am

This Game's DLC Lets You Hit Level 99 In An Hour

I've already talked a bit about how hard Shin Megami Tensei IV was on the default difficulty—and how the game makes you humiliate yourself in order to switch to easy mode. But if even easy mode is still too much for you, you can always download the first DLC dungeon. It completely breaks the game. » 6/11/13 4:00am 6/11/13 4:00am

Stephen Hawking: Devil Summoner

For decades, Stephen Hawking has been one of the world’s most famous scientists. But despite that, I wasn’t expecting him to make an appearance in a game about capturing devils. » 6/07/13 4:30am 6/07/13 4:30am

Oh Hey, It's A New Teaser Trailer For Shin Megami Tensei IV

This dramatic new teaser for Shin Megami Tensei IV has finally gotten me to shake off the remnants of my JRPG overload-ennui and realize, "Hey, cool, a new JRPG is coming, and I want to play it." Atlus recently announced that the game is coming to America; it'll arrive on July 16. For a more involved Japanese… » 4/25/13 5:00pm 4/25/13 5:00pm

Look At How Cool You Get To Dress In The Next Shin Megami Tensei

Demons, mature themes, samurai—blah, blah, blah. That stuff is important, but guys, look. Look at the things you get to wear in Shin Megami Tensei IV. » 3/01/13 5:30pm 3/01/13 5:30pm

First Look at the Limited Edition Shin Megami Tensei IV 3DS XL

Excited about Shin Megami Tensei IV? Leaked scans from this week's Famitsu reveal that the role-playing game will be out in Japan on May 23. And Shin Megami Tensei IV will bring a companion in case it gets lonely. Hey, video games have feelings, too! » 2/20/13 5:30am 2/20/13 5:30am

Here's Some Shin Megami Tensei IV News To Whet Your Appetite While We…

Shin Megami Tensei IV » 11/15/12 6:00am 11/15/12 6:00am, the latest new game in the series is headed for the 3DS next year, and developer Atlus has released some new information on the game.

The Complete Shin Megami Tensei IV Trailer Is Almost Five Minutes Long

3DS-bound Shin Megami Tensei IV » 10/05/12 7:40am 10/05/12 7:40am got a last month. Here's the full, uncut trailer, and it's nearly five minutes long. That's pretty long!

Take a Look at Shin Megami Tensei IV's Trailer Again for the First Time

A month back, the trailer leaked for the next, 3DS-bound installment of Atlus' beloved RPG series. Then it went away. But it's back now, shinier and more full of the sweeping mythological feel that the SMT series—which spawned the wildly popular Persona offshoot—is known for. Expect to hear more about Shin Megami… » 9/17/12 5:15pm 9/17/12 5:15pm

Watch the Leaked Shin Megami Tensei IV Trailer

Here you go, the trailer for the upcoming Shin Megami Tensei IV » 8/28/12 4:00am 8/28/12 4:00am. The trailer is short on specifics, but does reveal that the 3DS game will be out next year. For those keeping track, that's 2013!

New Shin Megami Tensei Is Coming

The latest issue of Japanese game magazine Famitsu apparently has a two-page advert that teases Shin Megami Tensei IV. It's apparently headed for the PS Vita 3DS. » 5/30/12 12:25am 5/30/12 12:25am