By Spencer . September 3, 2010 . 1:52pm
In a rare occasion, Atlus USA’s President Shinichi Suzuki stepped up to the microphone to talk about the Atlus-Index merger.
Recent news out of Japan that Index Holdings, the parent company of Atlus Co., Ltd. (and its wholly-owned private subsidiary Atlus U.S.A, Inc.), would be merging the Atlus brand into itself has created uncertainty as to the future of Atlus and its games. We want to assure our fans and affiliates that Atlus remains in operation and will continue, as always, to support our beloved community with the finest quality game experiences possible.
The Atlus-Index merger allows us to achieve greater synergy among the Index group companies and further strengthens the foundation of Atlus, both in Japan and here in the United States.
President/CEO, Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
Atlus USA has Etrian Odyssey III and Knights in the Nightmare, two games published by Atlus Japan, scheduled to come out soon. Their studios in Japan are working on Radiant Historia for Nintendo DS and Catherine, a new title from the Persona team, for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.