For A Cartoon Lady, Catherine Is Pretty Hot

Posted by Jeff (3577 posts) -
Famitsu has revealed the next game from Atlus--specifically the team responsible for the Persona games, which immediately makes it more interesting around these parts. It's Catherine, and it's some sort of action-adventure thing involving freaky, tie-wearing animals and a "mysterious woman" named... Catherine. It looks kind of hot, here's the first trailer:
  
 
If you're not into the whole "hey, this is in Japanese" thing, andriasang.com has dissected a bit of it, along with some of the other info to come out of Famitsu's coverage. The game's official site will launch next week, and the game is destined for release on PlayStation 3 and 360 this Winter... in Japan, anyway.    
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#1 Posted by Jeff (3577 posts) -
Famitsu has revealed the next game from Atlus--specifically the team responsible for the Persona games, which immediately makes it more interesting around these parts. It's Catherine, and it's some sort of action-adventure thing involving freaky, tie-wearing animals and a "mysterious woman" named... Catherine. It looks kind of hot, here's the first trailer:
  
 
If you're not into the whole "hey, this is in Japanese" thing, andriasang.com has dissected a bit of it, along with some of the other info to come out of Famitsu's coverage. The game's official site will launch next week, and the game is destined for release on PlayStation 3 and 360 this Winter... in Japan, anyway.    
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#2 Posted by alexfase (50 posts) -

ya!

#3 Edited by leebmx (2244 posts) -

wow  
 
So so close!

#4 Posted by dvdhaus (356 posts) -

This looks like it'll be awesome

#5 Posted by Cerogravian (344 posts) -

This has my interest. Greatly.

Real good to see that they're aiming for both ps3 and the 360 as well!

#6 Posted by ricetopher (1046 posts) -

WHAT THE HELL DID I JUST WATCH?!?

#7 Posted by Waffles13 (610 posts) -

I don't know what to say.
 
Also, this is not Persona 5.

#8 Posted by Venatio (4491 posts) -

Don't really know how to respond to this game, glad to see that Atlus is finally making HD games but I really want Persona 5 to come out on PS3 as soon as possible

The look of this game is pretty amazing and it looks really weird, I hope they release it in other territories soon after Japan gets it

#9 Posted by Hef (1115 posts) -

"It's Catherine, and it's some sort of action-adventure thing involving freaky, tie-wearing animals and a "mysterious woman" named... Catherine. It looks kind of hot, here's the first trailer:" 
 
...No, don't tell me the furries got to Jeff too
 
NOOOOOOO

#10 Posted by Mysterysheep (358 posts) -

 Apparently, the main character made a cameo in P3P. Looks strange and interesting. 

#11 Posted by JesperC (8 posts) -

This just looks.... Wierd

#12 Posted by Kowalczyk (139 posts) -

Crazy dream animals wearing ties... I'm in!

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#13 Posted by Daveyo520 (6756 posts) -

I like how the graphics are 3d versions of the animation.

#14 Posted by Nick (667 posts) -

Woah looks cool.
#15 Posted by MasturbatingBear (1781 posts) -

1,2,3. jesus christ.

#16 Posted by DukeTogo (1504 posts) -

Let's see how committed Atlus is to bring this to the West.  I'm guessing no.

#17 Posted by Deusoma (3006 posts) -

Well, it's certainly fucked enough to be an Atlus game.

#18 Posted by danpat177 (142 posts) -

NAKED LADYS 
CREEPY ANIMALS 
SEX 
yep thats Japan 

#19 Posted by ZagZagovich (763 posts) -

Studio 4C does the animation so I'll have to get this.

#20 Posted by Pkshields (810 posts) -

Sure Atlus, I don't know where your going but I'll come along.

#21 Edited by ateatree (91 posts) -

Am I wrong in taking a hint from the "Nocturne" that pops up early in the video? I expect it's related to the SMT of the same title. Let's hope getting it across the seas goes well.

#22 Posted by Mister_Snig (592 posts) -

No fucking clue what's going on here. None. But I want it.

#23 Posted by fugie7 (1109 posts) -

i burst into laughter when that guy started to turn into a sheep. but anyways the game looks interesting, i hope it comes here in the U.S.

#24 Posted by Hamz (6846 posts) -

Looks really interesting.
 
I can't wait to have to deal with the infinite amount of "Catherine for next Endurance Run!" topics now :(

#25 Posted by JA050N (134 posts) -
@ZagZagovich: yep, even if for some reason the game sucks, the art is going to look great
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#26 Posted by ZmillA (2271 posts) -

maybe want

#27 Posted by paulunga (2018 posts) -

Studio 4°C is working on this too? Holy shit, YES!!

#28 Posted by Chris2KLee (2336 posts) -

I guess as a reward for their work on Persona 4, they let the team do their full on crazy game. This looks like pure madness. I WANT IT.

#29 Posted by RE_Player1 (7560 posts) -

It's not Persona 5 so I couldn't care less. 

#30 Posted by fentonalpha (819 posts) -

Wow Jeff.... just wow.  Perhaps a cold shower is in order over at GB studios.

#31 Posted by phrosnite (3518 posts) -

"For a cartoon lady, Catherine is pretty hot." ?
Most cartoon/anime ladies are hot... or that's just me...

#32 Posted by Vorbis (2750 posts) -

I expect Jack Frost, a weird soundtrack and crazy sexual undertones.

#33 Posted by Asrahn (552 posts) -
@ricetopher said:
" WHAT THE HELL DID I JUST WATCH?!? "
#34 Posted by Landon (4143 posts) -

Don't know what's going on, but I want this.

#35 Posted by BulletStorm (487 posts) -

So wait - am I right in thinking that this is a Persona Spin-Off?

#36 Posted by Nytrik (153 posts) -
@ricetopher said:
" WHAT THE HELL DID I JUST WATCH?!? "
Exactly.

I think I'm interested? Or scared, not entirely sure. 
#37 Posted by DeadMonkeys (825 posts) -

YO YO YO YO YO YO YO YO YO YO YO

#38 Posted by ShadowKing7 (753 posts) -

I'm not sure what I just watched, but I am extremely interested in this.
#39 Posted by Brake (1099 posts) -

I have no idea what the hell is going on, but good on Atlus for using (what seem to be) 20 somethings instead of the usual teenage protagonists we seen in games like this.
 
And by games like this I mean WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON?

#40 Posted by IamNOTatalkingpony (264 posts) -

@Hamz:
I'm ashamed to say I took part in one of those threads, sorry man. 
  
Regarding the game, the people who are making it are awsome, it looks awsome, it sounds awsome, consider me hyped!

#41 Posted by InfiniteGeass (2054 posts) -

Yet again I have to say that I'm really interested in this and really hope it gets localized here someday. I'd really like to play it.

#42 Posted by triple07 (1196 posts) -

I really hope this game comes out here.

#43 Posted by Scrumdidlyumptious (1641 posts) -

Endurance Run

#44 Edited by Chibi_Kaji (170 posts) -
@DukeTogo said:

" Let's see how committed Atlus is to bring this to the West.  I'm guessing no. "

They'll bring it over. But sadly we'll probably have to wait a year or so for it . 
 
I'm with Jeff on this one.  Catherine is pretty hot... for a cartoon.
#45 Posted by Livebythesword (80 posts) -

SHEEEEEPPPPLLLLEEEEEEE....

#46 Posted by Althox (293 posts) -

Hmm, interesting. Might be something to buy later on.

#47 Posted by crusader8463 (14422 posts) -

This might be the first console game I buy in years.

#48 Posted by Meteora (5787 posts) -

What the fuck...? 
 
Strangely enough, this trailer makes me want the game.

#49 Posted by Flappy (2250 posts) -

Bring this over to the states and Atlus can have my money.

#50 Posted by RagingLion (1365 posts) -

I'm taking a wild guess that Atlus are experimenting making a full 3D game with this game and honing their skills so that they can make sure they do Persona 5 (which is their marque series) right.
 
Have to admit that trailer looks really really interesting.  It has style to spare.  I'd be intrigued to learn about the overall storyline and themes it explores even if I never play it.

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