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REVIEW: Revelations: Persona

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I didn’t actually want to cover this game here since I’ve already talked extensively about Shin Megami Tensei already, but most of the other games I’ve been playing lately are either totally unbeatable (Rei Cho Aniki), too popular to mention here (Dragon Quest V, Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2), or… SMT (SMT3: Nocturne).

I just got my Atlus Faithful e-mail that was talking about the spoils for the PSP remake of this game, and… well, it hit a sore spot.  Me and this game… I liked P3: FES so much that I decided I’d go back to the first installment of the series and start there, see how the series evolved into the awesome  P3 experience.  I paid $7o for a disk-only copy and was damn lucky to get it, since most other copies of the game were going for over $120.

Then I played it.  Never one to waste that much money, I also finished it.  Now, this game gets a bad rap for its localization.  Yes, the entire Snow Queen half of the game was taken out.  Yes, the sprites were changed.  But you know what?  If the Snow Queen half was there, you wouldn’t play it.  The sprite changes are cosmetic.  And the translation isn’t that bad.  None of those things would have helped at all, because this game is simply fucking awful.

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