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Any Live-Action Persona Adaptation Should Be a New Story

After the runaway success of the Sonic the Hedgehog live-action movies, it only makes sense that Sega would be looking to spread the adaptation love to other franchises in its catalog. This includes Persona, the JRPG series of games that last dozens to hundreds of hours in length depending on the player’s fortitude.…

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Any Live-Action Persona Adaptation Should Be a New Story

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Persona 3, Persona 4, and Persona 5 are Coming to Switch, Too

For the first time on Nintendo consoles, the last three Persona titles are on the way. While the games had recently been announced for Xbox, PC, and PlayStation, Nintendo fans were worried they were going to be left out in the cold. As we found out from today’s Nintendo Direct,…

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Persona Composer Shoji Meguro is Leaving Atlus, But it’s Not All Bad

Shoji Meguro, who is best known for his work writing the music for the Persona franchise, has announced he’s leaving Atlus to become an indie dev. However, that doesn’t mean he won’t be involved with the series or any other Atlus projects in the future. In his announcement posted to his social…

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There's a Distinct Lack of Ryuji in Alchemy Stars' Persona 5 Royal Collaboration

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Persona 25th Anniversary Site Teases Seven Reveals, Let’s Speculate

2021 is bringing a lot of exciting video game birthday celebrations, because not only is it Pokemon’s  25th anniversary and Sonic the Hedgehog’s 30th anniversary, it’s also Persona’s 25th anniversary. And from the sound of it, Atlus has a whole lot in store for the RPG series hitting a quarter of a century. The…

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The 5 Best Games Like Persona, to Scratch Your Social JPRG Itch

It’s tricky to pick only a few of the best games like Persona. Different people come to the JRPG franchise for different things! Sometimes it’s the dating sim aspect; sometimes it’s the deep dungeon diving and turn-based combat. Or maybe you just like having an adventure set in the modern…

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Persona 5 could say a lot more if it didn’t constantly objectify Ann

For a game about freeing yourself from society's chains, Persona 5 sure seems mired in regressive sex politics.

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Persona 5 review

Time is a cruel thief.

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Why Persona 5’s silent protagonist works

It's a tired old device of Japanese role-playing games, but sometimes a silent main character is exactly what's called for.

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Dating sims are normal now

Romance games used to be considered the province of lonely women and creeps. But these days, everyone's playing dating sims -- even if they don't realize it.

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Persona 5 is Japan’s best-selling Persona game to date

You could even say they're... making out like bandits?

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Watch: The first 18 minutes of Persona 5

Cuties, police brutality, and haunted mobile apps, oh my!

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Atlus strikes publishing deal with Deep Silver to release Persona 5 in Europe

The JRPG's fate was uncertain after Atlus dissolved its partnership with NIS America.

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Latest Persona 5 trailer shows off some brand new cuties

Support units, literal cat burglars and pop songs, oh my!

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So, a bit more about that Fire Emblem-Shin Megami Tensei crossover…

The SMT x FE role-playing game that's been bandied about for a while has a name and a US release date, but what is it, exactly?

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Sparse Landscapes: why are JRPGs so empty?

Is it just a cliche of the genre, or is there something more going on?

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