Atlus to Announce What "Everyone's Been Waiting For"

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#1 Posted by Cincaid (2956 posts) -

Did a search, didn't find anything. Original story.

So apparently Atlus, in their New Year's card, wrote that this year they'll announce the game "everyone's been waiting for". Call me crazy, but this doesn't sound like yet another portable Persona remake, but more like finally some more news on Persona 5. It's been more or less common knowledge that Persona 5 has been in the makings for quite some time now, but Atlus haven't really been offering much news or information regarding it. There were even interviews with the developers of Catherine, saying that game was mostly trying out the engine for their upcoming games for PS3 and Xbox360. Or they're just trolling their Persona fans hard with this small story.

Either way, I'm personally eager to (hopefully) hear more about Persona 5 for current gen consoles. Or have my heart broken to hear it being a Vita / 3DS exclusive. What say you?

#2 Posted by Brodehouse (9871 posts) -

Hammerin' Hero 2!

#3 Posted by Vyse (74 posts) -

I really hope its Persona 2: Eternal Punishment for the PSP. I see no reason why they would not release the direct sequel to Innocent Sin now that it's on PSP.

Of course it's probably Persona 5, which I am totally okay with too.

#4 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5816 posts) -

Oh shit.
 
I am excited.

#5 Posted by AndrewB (7587 posts) -

I can't believe Atlus is publishing Half-Life 3. That came out of left field.

#6 Posted by endaround (2142 posts) -

Atlus is doing the full HD remake of Final Fantasy VII

#7 Posted by Jack268 (3387 posts) -

PERSONA 3 VITA

#8 Posted by stinky (1544 posts) -

whoa, when did Atlus start to handle PR for bioware's mass effect series?

#9 Posted by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

Wow, I honestly had no idea that there were Atlus fans who loved SMT but hates Persona.

#10 Posted by Omega (831 posts) -
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#11 Posted by htr10 (332 posts) -

Phew, finally found 2012's official sarcastic guess thread. Was getting worried there for a minute that there wouldn't be one.

#12 Posted by biospank (657 posts) -

This could also be persona4 gold coming this year to the na market? 
Or they are givin us a persona5 (I hope) or a better yet a catherine2.

#13 Posted by ajamafalous (11959 posts) -

I'll be sorely disappointed if it's not P5.

#14 Posted by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

Half life 3?
starcraft: ghost

#15 Posted by Landon (4138 posts) -

@AndrewB said:

I can't believe Atlus is publishing Half-Life 3. That came out of left field.

Also, Half-Life 3 is now a dating sim. GENIUS!

#16 Posted by biospank (657 posts) -
@Cloudenvy: yes these are the hipster atlus fans.
#17 Posted by Animasta (14673 posts) -

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne 2, with the Hito Shura leading the armies of hell to take the fight to YHVH, and fucking shit up

pleeeeeeeeeease

#18 Posted by Superkenon (1418 posts) -

Finally! They're publishing My World, My Way 2!

#19 Posted by IAmNotBatman (630 posts) -

Droplitz 2!!??

#20 Posted by Wraith1 (561 posts) -

I'm calling it, Atlus is announcing a new Killer Instinct game

#21 Posted by AlexW00d (6236 posts) -

I can assure you all, it's not gonna be the game I am waiting for.

#22 Posted by Gabriel (4061 posts) -

Unless it's Persona 4-2, then Atlus is lying.

#23 Posted by Ramone (2961 posts) -

Metal Gear 5

#24 Posted by InsidiousTuna (381 posts) -

@biospank: Both P4 and Catherine came out in the US about 6 months after the Japanese versions were released, and they were pretty cagey about Catherine before announcing it. I'm not too worried about P4G coming out here, and would not be surprised if it was a holiday release.

#25 Posted by kingzetta (4307 posts) -

trauma team 2!!

#26 Posted by thehexeditor (1404 posts) -

**ペルソナ5**

#27 Posted by dagas (2813 posts) -

Shenmue 3!

Seriously I hope it's Persona 5 and I hope it's as awesome as Persona 4 or better. I hope they expand on the Social Link system, because while the dungeon fighting is alright I really come to Persona for the great characters, much like Bioware games which have good gameplay but it's the characters that make them unique.

#28 Posted by Bocam (3718 posts) -

The Persona 4 cell phone social game

#29 Posted by MikeGosot (3227 posts) -

God Hand 2.

#30 Posted by ValiantGrizzly (498 posts) -

If this is not Persona 5 I will.. well..

I'd be kind of sad, really.

#31 Posted by EightBitShik (1334 posts) -

Did they say when they are going to make the announcement?

#32 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11625 posts) -

@Bocam said:

The Persona 4 cell phone social game

Wait, that doesn't already exist? Personally, I am hoping for a re-re-rerelease of Persona 3 for the 3DS.

#33 Posted by JackSukeru (5910 posts) -

If it's something Persona 5 related then I bet they could seed it at the end of the anime.

#34 Posted by Dalai (7017 posts) -

SimCity 5? Can Atlus make an urban planning sim?

#35 Posted by Enns (358 posts) -

@ajamafalous said:

I'll be sorely disappointed if it's not P5.

This for sure.

#36 Posted by CaptainTightPants (2834 posts) -

Persona 4 - The Nanako Chronicles

But you know if its Persona 5.... Im cool with that.

#37 Posted by Marokai (2899 posts) -

The picture for that headline reminds me of why I hate Kotaku.

#38 Posted by rjayb89 (7720 posts) -

Pornsona. Make it happen.

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#39 Posted by DoctorSage (157 posts) -

Persona 5, please.

#40 Posted by coakroach (2490 posts) -

An SMT game for the PS3.

Please.

Please for the love of god.

#41 Posted by Korwin (2846 posts) -

Persona 4: Two

#42 Posted by Cincaid (2956 posts) -

@Marokai said:

The picture for that headline reminds me of why I hate Kotaku.

Could not agree more.

#43 Posted by karlbright (2 posts) -

Persona 5: Giant Bomb Endurance Run Edition

#44 Posted by NathHaw (2760 posts) -

Please, be Persona 5 and not set in high school.

#45 Posted by Commisar123 (1791 posts) -

Man I hope

#46 Edited by mutha3 (4985 posts) -

@ArbitraryWater said:

@Bocam said:

The Persona 4 cell phone social game

Wait, that doesn't already exist? Personally, I am hoping for a re-re-rerelease of Persona 3 for the 3DS.

don't you even

@Marokai said:

The picture for that headline reminds me of why I hate Kotaku.

My sentiments exactly. Funny enough, that EXACT same picture was used way back in 2010 when P5 was first mentioned.

I have no idea why I remember this.

@nrh79 said:

Please, be Persona 5 and not set in high school.

I would be down with a highschool setting if the main character is something crazy. Like, a janitor or something.

Otherwise, I'm inclined to agree.

#47 Posted by Vexxan (4618 posts) -
@Korwin said:

Persona 4: Two

Sure, why not. 
  
But please let it be Persona 5.
#48 Edited by MiniPato (2732 posts) -

@Cincaid said:

@Marokai said:

The picture for that headline reminds me of why I hate Kotaku.

Could not agree more.

It's why I hate Brian Ashcraft specifically. The guy who posts about flashers in Akibahara and Japanese Idols and other crap that has no reason to be on Kotaku other than garnering more hits.

And I have a hard time believing that they actually are gonna announce a new major game or if they are just over hyping some portable/cellphone game.

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#49 Posted by Oscar__Explosion (2241 posts) -

If it's not Catherine 2 then FUCK YOU ATLUS. (Only half joking :P)

#50 Posted by PenguinDust (12493 posts) -

@nrh79 said:

Please, be Persona 5 and not set in high school.

Well, considering that Personas 1 to 4 were all set in high school and Atlus has other non-Persona Shin Megani Tensei titles that they can set outside a school setting, I'm going to bet Persona 5 will be in high school. Kids in high school fighting demons is kind of its distinction.

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