Shin Megami Tensei IV Trailer Images Leak Out Onto The Net

By Ishaan . August 27, 2012 . 7:40am

People in Japan have managed to pick up early copies of Atlus’ Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers release for the 3DS, and taken camera photos of the Shin Megami Tensei IV trailer that comes with the game, Game Jouhou reports. Take a look at them below:


The trailer also reveals that Shin Megami Tensei IV will be released in 2013. Other reports indicate that the Japanese version will include Houchu Ohtsuka and Miyuki Sawashiro as part of the voice cast.

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  • SantiagodelosSantos

    Looking good so far. I hope we can see the full trailer soon
    edit: it looks like it won’t be grid based, that’s great. I hope the 2D animated scenes will be in 3D, those look really cool

    • Ferofax

      They are in 3D, or can you not see the ghosting in those animated parts?

  • Tales_of_Master

    OH MY GAAAAAAAWD. This looks so much like SMTII. Are the people in blue the Messians ? Is the status of the man with the sword someone form a previous SMT game, like SMT protagonist in SMTII ? Are we going to use COMPs again ? Who are these monstrous looking creatures ? The main villains maybe ? Or they might be the head of three factions that worship each of them ? I swear this trailer is gonna be the death of me xc I don’t think the trailer will satiate my SMT appetite :c

  • kuroneko0509

    next year…. hopefully the localization is quick :)

  • Xapth

    A-A-Ahhhh!!! My body’s not ready! I can’t withhold the hype!

  • seraphinw1

     At least Atlus hans’t been a disappointment this week.

    • RmanX1000


  • darkfox1

    Man so hyped for this can’t wait until someone posts the full trailer ahhhhh my hunger being a FATLUS is hard.

  • XypherCode

    Woah! xD
    Oh man too many games I am so looking forward to!

  • Ty Arnold

    Is this another Vortex World? Is that a COMP I see?


  • Guiltygate


  • hadjimurad

    i know there are other good games out there for 3DS, but this is the game that will sell the system for me.

  • Exkaiser

    Oh man I am so ready to finally summon those Nocturne demon models from a COMP you don’t even know.

    • Well, I’m sure a lot of people already have… “demons” they’d love to unleash right now… (If you know what I mean.) And this is just from a few screencaps.

      • So demons jump out of 3DS/DS nowadays?? ;P

        • I was referring to space that is a tad more… personal.

          Forget it… If I have to follow up with explanations, it means my initial punchline failed.

          • Ferofax

            I had to change pants because of the demon rush that came unexpectedly. I think my magnetite is depleted. So excited to see this.

          • Adam Primaeros

            Two words: Cursed Emission

          • I just get it…. Can I un-get it.??

          • Nope, it’s now engraved into your memory. Consider that a punishment for not getting it earlier.

  • Whatever it is, I’m sure it’ll be eerily interesting once we finally get to see the video. SMT does that. A lot.

    Also, I see Sawashiro Miyuki’s name.

    • Samurai_Heart

      Apparently also has Hiroshi Kamiya, Katsuyuki Konishi, Yuko Kaida and Houchu Ohtsuka.

      • Ararararagi, Kamina, Hevlaska and Deneb. Gotta say, quite a selection.

    • keithmaxx

      The moment I saw her name, I knew I’ll be in for an audio treat. :) It doesn’t help that there are a lot of other established seiyuu in there, too.

    • PoweredByHentai

      A.k.a. Puchiko.

      • Oh, believe you me: I know Sawashiro for a lot of roles.

        • PoweredByHentai


  • 128bitigor

    all cool but it doesn’t look like the artwork is done by Kaneko… they better keep Soejima away from the main series (even though I love the guy)

  • Ooh Bee

    I want this game right now.

  • Devsxc

    The statue looks like Gotou from the first SMT, and the person on the 5th picture our new mc

  • kylehyde

    This game is more than enough reason of why the world should not end on december 2012. The wait is going to be long, but is going to worth every second. now I’m almost 100% sure that they are goin to achieve their goal of developing the best game for the 3DS.

    • LightZero

      …The world is not ending. Feel free to google the new Mayan cave discovered this year. Plus the Mayans didn’t take account of leap years.  

      • kylehyde

        Come on, I was using common misunderstanding about the end of the mayan calendar for remarking my excitement about this game. Also, I have know for a long time that the only persons in the world that have to worry on december 2012 are the mayans for changing their calendars.

  • Kagatsuchi AGAIN!?

    Could this be Nocturne-2??

    Localise SH quick, ATLUS.

    • Are you sure? xD They could just be clouds, because the scans are too blurry to tell.

      But if it is… how interesting, it would be.

  • $30632660

    I want mooooooooooooore.Gimme dem sexxy leaks.

  • Ninten

    A mixture of SMT2 and 3, perhaps?

  • XYZ_JolteonZ980

    Hopefully tons of voice work in this game in a genre that the 3DS desperately needs.

  • gooney121

    I am so obscenely excited for this game it hurts. I’ve been waiting for a true return to classic SMT for a loooooong time. (Well, Strange Journey was sorta that, I guess)

  • klkAlexar

    Today is a good day. I got to see screen caps of SMT4 and finally allowed me to preorder the limited edition of P4:G.

    • whoisfriend

      Thank you for that tidbit good sir.


  • Daru Titor

    I’m hoping they’ll continue releasing the series on Sony platforms.
    Making SMT IV for the 3DS only seems like a waste of a game to me.

    That might be due to me viewing Nintendo consoles as kid-only,
    since the newest one I have is a Game Boy Advance.

    • Ugh, where do you people come from? Please read our posting rules and guidelines. We don’t take kindly to complaining about consoles or begging for ports around here:

    •  Just….go away….ugh :l

    • SantiagodelosSantos

      “Making SMT IV for the 3DS only seems like a waste of a game to me.

      That might be due to me viewing Nintendo consoles as kid-only,since the newest one I have is a Game Boy Advance.”
      Well there is your problem. You could call them family friendly, but there is stuff for everyone. No need to hate :/

    • SolidusSnake

      Imposter! The real Daru Titor is an avid DS user.

    • RE:REV is on 3DS ya know. 

    • Just Tim

      You’re late to the party; if anything, 3DS is a fertile ground for many genres not called FPS or zombies.

      Besides, SCEA is the other half of the FPS crowd nowadays.

      In all honesty, would you like to see a niche series like SMT to get buried by Call of Duty in sales?  Whether you like it or not, camper boy, PS360 platforms are for camping.

      • Luna Kazemaru

         This comment….made my IQ drop.

      • M’iau M’iaut

        Please be cautious of the name calling and platform bashing in future posts. Thanks.

  • Ferofax

    I LOL’d. The hurt on this one is strong.

    I’m just happy we will now have a bunch of SMTs and one Devil Summoner title on Nintendo handhelds.
    *Strange Journey
    *Devil Survivor
    *Devil Survivor 2
    *Devil Summoner Soul Hackers

  • Muhammad Haris

    seems 2 from the last three pictures is an ingame image

  • TheCynicalReaper

    It will be voiced? Huh…
    But YES! I need this trailer like no other. Then a 3DS.
    Then the game. lol

  • Anime10121

    Looks AMAZING so far! Cant wait as this will be my first SMT in a while (the Persona games were ok, I just never REALLY got into them like others did)!

    • I can see that. Personally I find the Persona series (at least 3 and 4, I love 1 and 2) much weaker than the main SMT series, Devil Survivor series and what I have seen of Devil Summoner. They’re not bad games in the slightest, they’re just missing something that makes the others stand out.

  • Nicolas Vasquez

    if you didn’t tell me its a shin megami tensei game, for a lot of reasons i would had a ssumed this was a legend of korra one.

  • I wish I could see one of their faces. I need to know if they have… the eyes. Y’know, the ones with heavy eye liner a la Kazuma Kaneko.

  • konsama

    Nice it even have that kind of art like the older ones, this is gonna be awesome.

  • SirRichard

    Getting Nocturne vibes off those two shots that look like in-game ones, beginning to feel the hype! Can’t wait to play it in 2016, if we ever get it.

  • Get Hype

  • LightZero

    I’m looking forward to this game big time. It kind of remind me of SMT2.

  • imaguni

    Very nice, very exciting!

  • Game of the Year 2013 confirmed :D Are these two pics above the game logo gameplay pics? If so, would that confirm this game is playable from a third person standpoint?

    If so, huzzah! I’d be fine with whatever they’d throw at us, really. But I’m glad they’re going the Nocturne way here :D

  • SetzerGabbiani

    It looks DELICIOUS, and we haven’t even seen gameplay shots.

  • Göran Isacson

    Have to admit I’m intrigued now. The characters seem to come from some medieval fantasy-ish world, but are then transported to a modern, decayed city-scape… those screens almost remind me of the area from the ending of Digital Devil Saga. I do wonder how this will all play out…

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    my body is ready 

    • My wallet isn’t. But yeah, we all have plenty of time! :)

  • Visa Vang

    That device looks similar to Megaten’s MMO. Maybe they’re related in someway? 

    • Crok425

       Imagine is not canon to the series, Atlus said so.

  • personablaze

    Dear Atlus-I love you so much,DS Soul Hackers,P4A,P4G,P2EP,an now SMT lV,All I can say is..I Love Atlus…But my wallet doesn’t.

  • Solomon_Kano

    Hype. With everything I heard about Nocturne, I’m very excited to play this.

  • Crok425

    Ahem… arrrmm… AAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!
    Phew, sorry, that was my fangirl scream… even though I’m a guy.
    I can’t wait to see the game :D

    • I almost had a very similar reaction.

  • Alexander Aubert

    3DS here i come…

  • Very exciting images. I adore Nocturne and Strange Journey so the next main series game is very high up on my “Most Anticipated” list. Cannot wait to see this trailer in action and hopefully more of the game itself at TGS. 

  • keithmaxx

    So it looks like some medieval occult force on a post-apocalyptic Japanese city, I’m guessing? The scenes are promising, and so are the cast.

    I hope they do something special with 3D for this SMT.

  • Isaac Newton


    side notes: Oh Please don’t bring Dante in DmC(DMC 1 to 4 is okay) as Guess character please!!!

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