Atlus Is Making A New RPG That's Not Persona or Shin Megami Tensei

[image: Famitsu]
[image: Famitsu]
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Famed JRPG maker Atlus is setting up a new development arm caled Studio Zero to work on a new project.

Details are currently scant with more to be revealed later this week, but according to Famitsu, the game is a “fantasy RPG.” Above is the game’s only concept image that has been released so far from Atlus artist Shigenori Soejima.

Persona 5 director Katsura Hashino is heading up the project.

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Atlus adds that this title title is not Persona, nor is it Shin Megami Tensei. Rather, it is a “new challenge.”

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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To be blunt: That concept art is really selling me. Non-sexualized female armor is my kind of jam and then it’s just a great design.

On top of that Atlus somehow became one of my top game makers without me even playing one of their games. So yeah, color me thoroughly intrigued.