Would be ok if...

#1 Edited by pyrodactyl (2364 posts) -

...I watched the story mode on Youtube and mailed Atlus USA a 20$ bill along with a friendly note?

I have zero interest in fighting games but I hear the story is great so I would give them my money while urging them to make a game in a genre I actually want to play (Persona 5 for exemple)

#2 Posted by Landon (4164 posts) -

wut

#3 Posted by Vashyron (225 posts) -

Okay? No idea.

Funny as hell? Definitely.

#4 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4702 posts) -

If you want to support future persona titles, buy the game and just watch the story.

#5 Posted by Codeacious (960 posts) -

As far as fighting games go, the AI is remarkably easy to beat, even on normal (at least in my experience). You could consider renting it if you're really unsure if you'd want to buy it for more than just the story.

#6 Posted by Strife777 (1614 posts) -

Wait for the price to drop or rent it. The fights in story mode are really easy, and that's coming from a guy who sucks at fighting games.

#7 Posted by laserbolts (5370 posts) -

You could YouTube the story and save your 20 bucks for groceries or something.

#8 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2699 posts) -

If $60 is a lot for you, wait a few months for it to drop in price. It's a very fun game, even if you're not big on fighting games.

#9 Posted by GunslingerPanda (4859 posts) -

Good luck finding the story on YouTube, I've had no luck so far.

#10 Edited by Xymox (2116 posts) -

I just searched and there's about 4 different let's plays of it from what I can see, Because youtube.

where you at? Fancy some P4A 'durance runnin'?

#11 Posted by dungbootle (2428 posts) -

That's kinda nice but also mean?

#12 Posted by newt (92 posts) -

you can literally just mash A and get through story mode. It is not difficult.

#13 Edited by pyrodactyl (2364 posts) -

The people saying it's not difficulte got it all wrong.

I don't care about the difficulty, fighting games are just boring as hell (not including SSB, those are awesome).And maybe it's just me but a mostly text based adventure, even if 40 hours long, isn't worth 60$.

#14 Posted by mutha3 (4986 posts) -
OP, there is a ton of story content in P4A. Whether its worth 60 bucks is up to you. But I'd say 20 dollars is a good price, so just wait until it drops.
 
Don't send 'em 20 dollars in a note. That's stupid.
 
@GunslingerPanda said:

Good luck finding the story on YouTube, I've had no luck so far.

I've watched the entire story mode online, but it isn't up on youtube so far, yeah.
#15 Posted by pyrodactyl (2364 posts) -

@mutha3: not as stupid as you would think. From a 20$ game, after the game store cut, the microsoft cut, the distribution costs, atlus wouldn't get more than 5-7$. 0$ if I rent it or buy it used.

Also, a drop to 20$ on new games would take 12 to 18 months.

#16 Edited by ThePhantomnaut (6201 posts) -

How is fighting games boring yet you say Smash isnt?

Persona 4 Arena is a fighting game with a visual novel on the side.

#17 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (5407 posts) -

@newt said:

you can literally just mash A and get through story mode. It is not difficult.

In story mode there is only one round so as soon as the battle starts all someone has to do is burst (which gives you 100 meter if you do it right out the gate) and then use your instant kill. The AI in story is so stupid they will run into it. Elizabeth might be the only one that can't do it reliably because her instant kill requires someone to hit her three times in quick succession.

#18 Posted by LordAndrew (14430 posts) -

Seems easier to buy it and then just throw the game into a ditch if you're not interested. Everybody wins, including the ditch.

#19 Edited by ThePhantomnaut (6201 posts) -

@LordAndrew said:

Seems easier to buy it and then just throw the game into a ditch if you're not interested. Everybody wins, including the ditch.

The ditch can actually learn how to play the game and probably do good against folks.

#20 Posted by Joeyoe31 (820 posts) -

I play fighting games...for the story!!!

On a serious note, P4A rekindled my love of fighting games so I say it's worth 60 bucks, but if you're just gonna play it for story than you might as well wait for a price drop...I guess...maybe...

#21 Posted by Phatmac (5730 posts) -

I'm horrible at fighting games yet I LOVE playing this game! Take it from me and try something new and you may be surprised! If not, then I'm sure you can find what you need, you jerk. :/

#22 Posted by Peanut (955 posts) -

If you give a shit about Persona 4 and spending $60 won't destroy your life, I say buy the damn game, even if you don't like fighting games (which I don't). The only way Atlus gets to keep making the stuff we love is if we buy it. Maybe the (seemingly uber) popularity of the series in Japan will guard against the possibility of them never making new Persona stuff, but I still like to support my favourite games. 

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