Persona 5 main staff revealed(guess what)

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#1 Posted by mutha3 (5043 posts) -

Man, today is Persona day in Famitsu. 
 
Well, it was incredibly obvious, but Famitsu revealed who the main staff behind Persona 5 will be. Hashino as the director, Meguro for sound and Soejima for art direction.
 
I guess its nice to get a reminder that P5 is a thing that actually exist. Expect more news at TGS.

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#2 Posted by RE_Player1 (8002 posts) -

THIS IS GETTING BETTER AND BETTER. All this Persona 4 news, one of my favourite games of all time, and now Persona 5 news.

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#3 Posted by kingzetta (4497 posts) -

See you at Spaceworld

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#4 Posted by Skullo (689 posts) -

It s great.

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#5 Posted by eroticfishcake (7857 posts) -

Even though they just announced that it feels good to know that it's in familiar hands. No surprise really given the great amount of attention the series has received over the past three years. 

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#6 Posted by SlightConfuse (3996 posts) -

Glad they got the band back together but can we get some info on the game

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#7 Posted by neoepoch (1317 posts) -

I'm not sure if they'll say anything at TGS. Does Atlus really show anything there? From what I remember they seem to just have major announcements through magazines.

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#8 Posted by Aus_azn (2272 posts) -

SWEET.

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#9 Posted by AuthenticM (4284 posts) -

Man I hope the game has graphics similar to Catherine. I also hope the game feels "open world-y" in its design. Imagine getting out of your room, walking in the house, then exiting the house and riding your bicycle all the way to school, then go up the stairs to your classroom, all of this without a single loading screen. Yeah, that would be pretty cool.

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#10 Posted by mutha3 (5043 posts) -
@neoepoch: Its even more uncharacteristic of them to drop a name, and then stay radio silent. This the first they've directly come out and acknowledged P5 in something like Famitsu.  They DO usually show something there, btw, just not much in the way of announcements
 
Anway, Persona is definitely big enough of a name these days to appear in TGS. Actually, a P5 would probably be one of the bigger titles.
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#11 Posted by Aegon (7142 posts) -

The final piece is having Yuri Lowenthal, Troy Baker and Johnny Bosch on the VA team. 

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#12 Posted by Soren (304 posts) -

When you said "main cast" I half expected concept art of the main characters. 
 
But this is cool too.

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#13 Posted by neoepoch (1317 posts) -

@mutha3 said:

@neoepoch: Its even more uncharacteristic of them to drop a name, and then stay radio silent. This the first they've directly come out and acknowledged P5 in something like Famitsu. They DO usually show something there, btw, just not much in the way of announcements Anway, Persona is definitely big enough of a name these days to appear in TGS. Actually, a P5 would probably be one of the bigger titles.

Ah ok then. That makes sense. Much obliged.

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#14 Posted by Maajin (1164 posts) -

It is coming out tomorrow, right?

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#15 Posted by ajamafalous (13082 posts) -

@theplatypus said:

It is coming out tomorrow, right?

Yep.

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#16 Posted by BoG (5388 posts) -

Man, I want Persona 5 already. I can't wait for more info!
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#17 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19834 posts) -

Wow, and I totally thought Persona 5 was going to be absent, yet again, at TGS this year before today. Maybe that's won't be the case...

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#18 Posted by Sooty (8194 posts) -

As somebody that has never been into JRPGs until Persona 4 I cannot freaking wait. Atlus are just like no other.

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#19 Posted by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

Shocker!

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#20 Posted by Marokai (3550 posts) -

I'm just happy to hear anything about Persona 5. It makes the other news about Persona related jazz today much more enjoyable to think about, IMO, knowing that P5 is moving along.

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#21 Posted by DonutFever (4000 posts) -
@mutha3 said:
"Expect more news at TGS."
Maybe on the P4 stuff, but P5? I don't think we'll hear about it until next year.
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#22 Posted by Video_Game_King (36565 posts) -

So do we know what systems will get it?

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#23 Posted by DonutFever (4000 posts) -
@Video_Game_King said:
So do we know what systems will get it?
Jaguar.
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#24 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19834 posts) -
@Video_Game_King said:

So do we know what systems will get it?

At this point, anything but the PS3 (and maybe 360) would be insane. 
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#25 Posted by Otogi (357 posts) -
@kingzetta said:
See you at Spaceworld
Persona in space, you say? Please, continue while I get out my check book.
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#26 Posted by kingzetta (4497 posts) -
@Otogi said:
@kingzetta said:
See you at Spaceworld
Persona in space, you say? Please, continue while I get out my check book.
Spaceworld is a long since dead nintendo only TGS
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#27 Posted by DonutFever (4000 posts) -
@Otogi said:
@kingzetta said:
See you at Spaceworld
Persona in space, you say? Please, continue while I get out my check book.
The Moon, specifically.
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#28 Posted by Otogi (357 posts) -
@kingzetta said: 
Spaceworld is a long since dead nintendo only TGS
Oh, sorry, forgive my ignorance. 
 
@DonutFever said: 
The Moon, specifically.
And do at any point fight a moon god or/and goddess?
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#29 Posted by DonutFever (4000 posts) -
@Otogi said: 
@DonutFever said: 
The Moon, specifically.
And do at any point fight a moon god or/and goddess?
I'm not saying that saying that you do. But I'm not gonna say you don't.
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#30 Posted by Otogi (357 posts) -
@DonutFever: Fantastic. So who's the Teddie?
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#31 Edited by DonutFever (4000 posts) -
@Otogi said:

@DonutFever: Fantastic. So who's the Teddie?

An alien. Who can turn into a normal person. Because.
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#32 Posted by Dany (8018 posts) -

Fuck yes!

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#33 Posted by Otogi (357 posts) -
@DonutFever said:
@Otogi said:

@DonutFever: Fantastic. So who's the Teddie?

An alien. Who can turn into a normal person. Because.
Alright, I'll send the check, give you and your team a year and than Endurance Run.
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#34 Posted by Cathryn (584 posts) -

Like everyone else, am super excited at the possibility of there being something, anything, about P5 at TGS. We shall see. It's good to see that it'll be in the same good hands as always.

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#35 Posted by DonutFever (4000 posts) -
@Otogi said:
@DonutFever said:
@Otogi said:

@DonutFever: Fantastic. So who's the Teddie?

An alien. Who can turn into a normal person. Because.
Alright, I'll send the check, give you and your team a year and than Endurance Run.
Hehe... Oh yeah sure Persona.
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#36 Posted by Pepsiman (2782 posts) -

@neoepoch said:

@mutha3 said:

@neoepoch: Its even more uncharacteristic of them to drop a name, and then stay radio silent. This the first they've directly come out and acknowledged P5 in something like Famitsu. They DO usually show something there, btw, just not much in the way of announcements Anway, Persona is definitely big enough of a name these days to appear in TGS. Actually, a P5 would probably be one of the bigger titles.

Ah ok then. That makes sense. Much obliged.

For the record, Atlus won't be having any official presence on the show floor itself, judging by the attendee listings on the official site. Of course, there's always room for them to make an announcement in conjunction with the show timing-wise, but probably not on the show floor proper. Naturally, since I'll be going, I'll be among the first to hear if that changes, but I'm personally not expecting anything Persona-related there aside from anything the figure makers might bring and maybe stuff from Arc Systems, who will be there.

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#37 Posted by mutha3 (5043 posts) -
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#38 Posted by Pepsiman (2782 posts) -

@mutha3: Yeah, I just caught wind of that, too. There will probably lines from hell to wade through, but I'll try to give the game a whirl while I'm there and write something up about it. Might as well, at least.

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#39 Posted by WatanabeKazuma (1006 posts) -
@Pepsiman: I would like, no need confirmation of whether or not the 'free pray' thing still exists in the TGS build.

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