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Shin Megami Tensei IV official website will unveil something on its own timeline

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mclem

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With the emphasis on tweets, I can't help but think of #FE. The image doesn't fit the style of that game, though.

Lol @ people saying nx, I thought that was the console not the handheld (unless they are both launching at once).
Unless something's changed that I've missed, the point is rather that we don't know precisely which/what the NX is, although it seems highly likely it'll be some form of unified architecture.
 

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Just yesterday, I finally gave in and ordered a 3DS and a copy of SMT4, figuring it'd be worth it to bridge the gap until Persona 5 comes out. With my luck, the announcement is probably about a console HD remake of the game.
Doubt the announcement is something that good, and at the same time we know a "Final Mix" kind of deal wouldn't make sense right now... I wonder what this could be. An iOS/Android spin off/side story maybe?
 

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With the emphasis on tweets, I can't help but think of #FE. The image doesn't fit the style of that game, though.
The "#" in Genei Ibun Roku #FE is not "hashtag," it is the musical notation "sharp."

Plus, Atlus are no strangers to Twitter campaigns.
 

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I think the tweet thing isn't real and the whole thing is scripted to end in about 2.5-3 hours. This is basically the Portal 2 Potato shenanigans all over again.
 

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Lol @ people saying nx, I thought that was the console not the handheld (unless they are both launching at once).
NX could totally be the portable. We know almost for sure that both are under development, and in the launch scheme, it would make more sense to replace the 3DS being older. Btw, I'd say LOL at people saying NX for the simple reason that nobody is allowed to announce games for the device, being it still "to be officially presented" by Nintendo. Even S-E with DQXI (an announcement way more important than a SMT IV expension), had to back pedaled the "hint".
 

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NX could totally be the portable. We know almost for sure that both are under development, and in the launch scheme, it would make more sense to replace the 3DS being older. Btw, I'd say LOL at people saying NX for the simple reason that nobody is allowed to announce games for the device, being it still "to be officially presented" by Nintendo. Even S-E with DQXI (an announcement way more important than a SMT IV expension), had to back pedaled the "hint".
I don't think it's anything to do with NX but they could announce it without a platform(like EOV). It's not totally uncommon to get game announcements before the platform is unveiled, especially if the platform is releasing next year.
 

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I don't think it's anything to do with NX but they could announce it without a platform(like EOV). It's not totally uncommon to get game announcements before the platform is unveiled, especially if the platform is releasing next year.
but even in that case, the "coundup" wouldn't lead to a NX announcement ;)
 

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Man, the thirst for a non-3DS SMT is real. Like, I could see if it was an unlocalized XBO exclusive or something, but SMTIV is only one of like 20 good-great JRPGs that you can play right now on 3DS. If you like the genre, just go buy one. Today. Quit punishing yourself!
 

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The only thing I will accept that is less than SMTV is a remake of SMT If using the SMTIV engine
 

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When it hits 15k they'll be like "Sorry, we didn't expect it will be that fast! Unfortunetely you'll have to wait a couple more days".
 

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Are the Vita posts serious?

I don't think it's anything to do with NX but they could announce it without a platform(like EOV). It's not totally uncommon to get game announcements before the platform is unveiled, especially if the platform is releasing next year.
This too.
 

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When it hits 15k they'll be like "Sorry, we didn't expect it will that fast! Unfortunetely you'll have to wait a couple more days".
Reminds me of what they did with the latest Persona 5 stream, where they did a final countdown where we thought they'd be starting a few minutes early, and then just popped this standby screen at the end of it:
The thing I keep thinking is just how much whatever text is behind "concrete" would clash so hard with the SMT IV font, if it were to be combined with it.

It was more the fact that it was, well, modern and trendy, and the implied theme of tweets leading to apocalypse (which I don't think will be a plot of whatever this is, but the association is there)
Huh, never heard this theory regarding GIR #FE.

But yeah, Atlus has been doing a ton of Twitter campaigns for all sorts of events lately.
 

mclem

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The "#" in Genei Ibun Roku #FE is not "hashtag," it is the musical notation "sharp."
It was more the fact that it was, well, modern and trendy, and the implied theme of tweets leading to apocalypse (which I don't think will be a plot of whatever this is, but the association is there)
 

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OK I hope this is more SMTIV or SMTV or something..or maybe a portable remake of nocturne, anything actually related to Shin Megami Tensei

Atlus already trolled me with SMTxFE, please don't do it again.
 

FluxWaveZ

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Ha, I'm constantly refreshing this, so I saw the instant the page had 16k+ tweets made, as though this was over with the top displaying 0. The refresh immediately after it had the current 8,723 tweets. Really wonder if they're doing this manually...

Oh, and new pic accordingly.
Definitely looking like "Final" now.
 

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Ha, I'm constantly refreshing this, so I saw the instant the page had 16k+ tweets made, as though this was over with the top displaying 0. The refresh immediately after it had the current 8,723 tweets. Really wonder if they're doing this manually...

Oh, and new pic accordingly.

Definitely looking like "Final" now.
the pic is definitely manually uploaded, since the pic name is all concrete.jpg
 

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Looking forward to this. I'd buy an enchanced port if it came to consoles, but a new game would be awesome.

After SMTXFE ended up being a Jpop idol simulator I could definitely use an actual SMT
 

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so SMT4 Final something?

What could this be?
I would think SMT4 Final. Just leave it at that, judging by the URL.

Maybe a continuation (although I'm unsure where they would go) of the story from SMTIV?

Your guess is as good as mine.
 

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3rd person perspective battles option this time ?
They'd need to remake all demons in 3d (or make back sprites for them all). Either option seems really unlikely, unless it's a standalone game, rather than a SMTIV expansion.
 

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They'd need to remake all demons in 3d (or make back sprites for them all). Either option seems really unlikely, unless it's a standalone game, rather than a SMTIV expansion.
Technically they already did for most for Persona 5.

Also if it's still on handhelds, they can still use the PS2 models.
 

NeonZ

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Technically they already did for most for Persona 5.

Also if it's still on handhelds, they can still use the PS2 models.
That's what I meant though. There are many SMT4 demons that never appeared in games with 3d models. They can do it if it's a standalone release, like a SMT4 sequel, but for an "upgraded" SMT4 it'd be odd if many demons were cut due to lacking 3d models.
 
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