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duckroll
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(07-22-2009, 05:23 AM)
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Title: Shin Megami Tensei Strange Journey
Platform: Nintendo DS
Release Date: Oct 8 2009 (Japan)
Price: 6279yen
Official Site: http://megamisj.atlusnet.jp

Staff:
Producer/Original Concept/Character and Devil Design: KANEKO THE DEVIL PAINTER
Director: Eiji Ishida (Chief Designer for SMT3/Raidou/Raidou2)
Scenario: Shogo Isogai (SMT2/SMTif/DevilSummoner/SoulHackers/SMT3/Raidou/Trauma series)
Composer: MEGURO THE COMPOSER OF GOODNESS

Info:
- Some other dimension has opened up in the South Pole
- The dimensional space is called "Schwarz Birth" or something
- The characters wear some scifi suit called Demonica Suits, and get upgraded applications along the way
- Top screen = first person orgasm of the SMT goodness
- Botton screen = map + support info

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG

- 300+ demons
- Negotiation systems, fusion, etc, are all in the game

OMGGGGGGGG


RULE #1: IF ANYONE MENTIONS PS3/360 CRAP IN THIS THREAD, 3 MONTH BAN!

RULE #2: IF ANYONE WANTS TO SHIT UP THE THREAD AGAIN WITH "IS THIS SMT4 OR NOT?!" CRAP, 1 MONTH BAN!
Last edited by duckroll; 09-14-2009 at 09:16 PM.
LiquidMetal14
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(07-22-2009, 05:24 AM)
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Excited are you? Looks interesting.
duckroll
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(07-22-2009, 05:25 AM)
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For more info:

Originally Posted by Yaweee

The map grid looks much more zoomed out than EO, so its either a different view, or not made for you to draw on. It's still on the bottom screen, though.

Four member parties

Pictures show one human with three demons.

Moon Phases.

The humans' suits look kind of futuristic, and the team has some sort of transport vehicle (looks kind of like the one from Advance Wars).

On the map, it has four options.

X: Mission Log
Y: Demon (a few letters at the end I can't make out)
Analyze
Icon Help

That there's no button assigned to the last two might indicate touch screen...

Looks like it takes place on both the snowy surface and in ice caves.

In battle, X: Auto, Y: Condition, and there are little icons next to your party portraits that show what attack they're presumably going to do.

Some demons are definitely taken straight from Devil Survivor (Wendigo). Some new demons I don't recognize, and some from other SMT games that weren't in DS.

CO-OP attacks using several party members (niiiiiiiiiiiiice)

Nothing in the screens looks like it has press-turn, but there is an icon that says WEAK over one attack.

Demon fusion (12 demon roster, from the looks of it). Demon shows "Neutral-Chaos", so it looks like it uses the 3x3 allignment system in some form.

Physical, Gun, Fire, Ice, Elec, Wind, Light, and Dark elements.

300 Demons? Holy fuck, that's about as many that appeared across all the PS2 games. Let's hope the game is hard enough to require a lot of fusing.

Error
Jealous of the Glory that is Johnny Depp
(07-22-2009, 05:25 AM)
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HEE-HO!
Archie
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(07-22-2009, 05:25 AM)
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So it's like the old school SMT games then? Cool. Can't wait to play it sometime next year. :P
Pureauthor
(07-22-2009, 05:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

IF ANYONE MENTIONS PS3/360 CRAP IN THIS THREAD, 3 MONTH BAN!

Harsh, duck. Harsh.

Anyway, I'm excited. Who's excited? Are you excited?
lordfroakie
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(07-22-2009, 05:25 AM)
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yay, First person :)
Volcynika
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(07-22-2009, 05:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Error

HEE-HO!

Chairhome
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(07-22-2009, 05:25 AM)
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Cool, so is this a dungeon crawler?
AzureNightmare
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(07-22-2009, 05:26 AM)
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:o NA date? PLZ?
Volcynika
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(07-22-2009, 05:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by AzureNightmareXE

:o NA date? PLZ?

Atlus USA doesn't work THAT fast!
Jonny The Pie King
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(07-22-2009, 05:26 AM)
Meguro eh? Hopefully the spoils includes the soundtrack :D

Game looks awesome, and has some of the top Atlus developers behind it (do we know what team is doing it? I mean, it has Kaneko and Meguro, so I'm hoping for the best). I've been digging Devil Survivor so far, loving Persona 4, loved Persona 3, but I had a bit of a hard time getting into DDS (Puzzles? I'm far too lazy for that in my RPGs :lol )

Anyway, Day one regardless. Assuming I have money whenever it hits the US.
Rpgmonkey
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(07-22-2009, 05:28 AM)
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Looks cool.

Do want. :D
stupei
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(07-22-2009, 05:28 AM)
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Why no banner?

But seriously, day -1 if Atlus Spoils. Otherwise just boring old day 1.
Tater Tot
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(07-22-2009, 05:29 AM)
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splosion
T1tan
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(07-22-2009, 05:29 AM)
I still haven't played Devil Survivor yet, but I will be there Day 1.
Forkball
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(07-22-2009, 05:30 AM)
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I can't wait to look at the same ice pattern a million times.
Kagari
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(07-22-2009, 05:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by T1tan

I still haven't played Devil Survivor yet, but I will be there Day 1.

Same here.
Jangaroo
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(07-22-2009, 05:30 AM)
It's good to see Kaneko doing character art again. Meguro in here as well? How can this go wrong?
Volcynika
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(07-22-2009, 05:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by stupei

Why no banner?

But seriously, day -1 if Atlus Spoils. Otherwise just boring old day 1.

Only sort of art related things are scans, which are a no-no. The teaser site hasn't even officially launched yet. Maybe we'll get some cool stuff when it does.
Femmeworth
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(07-22-2009, 05:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by T1tan

I still haven't played Devil Survivor yet, but I will be there Day 1.

:lol Same here.
Jigsaw
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(07-22-2009, 05:31 AM)
want my next gen smt on ps3

and first person?meh
Kevtones
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(07-22-2009, 05:31 AM)
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1st person? :/



PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE HAVE A COMPENDIUM FOR THE LOVE OF JEZEBEL
Rpgmonkey
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(07-22-2009, 05:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jigsaw

whining

hahahaha
ShinoguTakeruKoeru
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(07-22-2009, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jigsaw

want my next gen smt on haggleblah

and first person?meh

EDIT EDIT EDIT NOW
Pureauthor
(07-22-2009, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jigsaw

*etc*

Uh, edit that.

(And guys, if you're telling them to edit you might not want to quote the thing. Just a thought.)
stupei
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(07-22-2009, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by T1tan

I still haven't played Devil Survivor yet, but I will be there Day 1.

Originally Posted by Kagari

Same here.

We should do a GAF Players for a month old game in honor of this glorious announcement.
Kandrick
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(07-22-2009, 05:32 AM)
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Looks promising.
Kevtones
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(07-22-2009, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jigsaw

want my next gen smt on ps3

and first person?meh


Hmmmmm.
Volcynika
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(07-22-2009, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by ShinoguTakeruKoeru

EDIT EDIT EDIT NOW

But they must learn to read!
Error
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(07-22-2009, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jigsaw

want my next gen smt on ps3

and first person?meh

Originally Posted by duckroll

IF ANYONE MENTIONS PS3/360 CRAP IN THIS THREAD, 3 MONTH BAN!

Kandrick
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(07-22-2009, 05:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jigsaw

want my next gen smt on ps3

and first person?meh

Forkball
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(07-22-2009, 05:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jigsaw

want my next gen smt on ps3

and first person?meh



DAMMIT ERROR
Galactic Fork
A little fluff between the ears never did any harm...
(07-22-2009, 05:33 AM)
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This looks really good, but it looks like battles take place on the top screen (I hope I'm wrong and they switch during battles). That was my only gripe about EO, I much prefer touch menus on the DS. It doesn't look like there's map making, so there's no reason to not to have the battle on the bottom screen. Honestly, I never saw why they didn't disable map making in EO during battles and bring the battle to the bottom.

Oh and 300 demons? crap.
Jigsaw
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(07-22-2009, 05:33 AM)

Originally Posted by Volcynika

But they must learn to read!

i have,but i couldnt resist

im more of reader on gaf anyway,so ducky,finish it :D
Insaniac
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(07-22-2009, 05:33 AM)
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i'm interested, what type of gameplay/what genre does the SMT series have?
Kevtones
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(07-22-2009, 05:33 AM)
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Will Jigsaw get SMT'd?! Stay tuned!
duckroll
mashadar's Nekomimi slave
(07-22-2009, 05:34 AM)
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There's a compendium, definitely.

Also....

This is the director: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/s...operId,278853/

This is the scenario writer: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/s...operId,233227/

:D :D

OMG ITS A REAL FUCKING BRAND NEW GODDAMN SMT IN THE PALM OF MY HANDS>
Nirolak
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(07-22-2009, 05:34 AM)
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The character designs remind me of those old 1950's Italian Sci-Fi movies, which is pretty awesome.
DR2K
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(07-22-2009, 05:35 AM)
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Hopefully I finish Devil Survivor before this hits, lol. Is this in any way related to the Persona 5 leak? Seems way too close.
stupei
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(07-22-2009, 05:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Volcynika

Only sort of art related things are scans, which are a no-no. The teaser site hasn't even officially launched yet. Maybe we'll get some cool stuff when it does.

Sorry, yeah, I was only joking about the banner, but I do forget that juniors can't really pull it off effectively. :D
Kevtones
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(07-22-2009, 05:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

SEX SEX


YES! The only thing missing from Devil Survivor is a compendium.


And fuck those are nice credentials.
Pureauthor
(07-22-2009, 05:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by DR2K

Hopefully I finish Devil Survivor before this hits, lol. Is this in any way related to the Persona 5 leak? Seems way too close.

There was no Persona 5 leak.
Error
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(07-22-2009, 05:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

There's a compendium, definitely.

Also....

This is the director: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/s...operId,278853/

This is the scenario writer: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/s...operId,233227/

:D :D

OMG ITS A REAL FUCKING BRAND NEW GODDAMN SMT IN THE PALM OF MY HANDS>

BEST NEWS EVER
ethelred
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(07-22-2009, 05:36 AM)
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This is really exciting. It seems to have all the hallmarks one would expect of a new Shin Megami Tensei game -- fusion, demon negotiation, moon phases, alignment, elemental weaknesses (and hopefully some new modified type of Once More or something), Shoji Meguro composing (yay!), Kazuma Kaneko doing character designs (and they look great)... and all in first person, too. Man, so exciting.

300 demons is pretty incredible, since that's almost 120 more demons than Nocturne had. I can't wait to see what some of the new (and returning?) demons are and what the different abilities will be. Hopefully there are special classes of demons as well, like the fiends from Nocturne.

The setting seems really cool, too. I kind of feel like this is what would happen if classic Shin Megami Tensei and classic Phantasy Star fell in love and had sweet, sweet sex and then had a baby.

Originally Posted by duckroll

Director: Something Ishida

Is it Eiji? I see two possibilities scanning through credits. Eiji Ishida was the chief designer for Nocturne, Raidou 1 and Raidou 2. There's also a Yoshiko Ishida who was a designer on Etrian Odyssey.

Originally Posted by duckroll

This is the director: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/s...operId,278853/

Nevermind! I see you answered my question.

Originally Posted by duckroll

There's a compendium, definitely.
This is the scenario writer: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/s...operId,233227/

Very, very nice to both of those. Devil Survivor seriously needed a compendium, and Isogai's credit listing is fantastic.
origamipirate
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(07-22-2009, 05:37 AM)
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I cannot imagine being more excited over this, I hope Atlus USA gets it to us quickly.
stupei
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(07-22-2009, 05:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by ethelred

Is it Eiji? I see two possibilities scanning through credits. Eiji Ishida was the chief designer for Nocturne, Raidou 1 and Raidou 2. There's also a Yoshiko Ishida who was a designer on Etrian Odyssey.

Somebody find this out! Somebody must find this out!
Barakov
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(07-22-2009, 05:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jigsaw

want my next gen smt on ps3

and first person?meh

Dead man posting.

This looks cool as hell. I'll be there for this in October.
demosthenes
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(07-22-2009, 05:38 AM)
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I need to fix my damn DS....R button isn't working, have to put a crap load of pressure for a response.
RagolSlayer
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(07-22-2009, 05:38 AM)

Originally Posted by duckroll

There's a compendium, definitely.

Also....

This is the director: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/s...operId,278853/

This is the scenario writer: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/s...operId,233227/

:D :D

OMG ITS A REAL FUCKING BRAND NEW GODDAMN SMT IN THE PALM OF MY HANDS>

OMG. This just made my evening. :D

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