Shin Megami Tensei 1 Coming To North America For The First Time

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Shin Megami Tensei—the very first Shin Megami Tensei for the Super Famicom from 1992—is coming to North America for the first time ever, in English. Atlus USA will be releasing the game for iOS devices in March, which is actually a port of the Game Boy Advance version from 2003. This version has upgraded graphics like wall textures. You can watch a trailer for it below.

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SMT1 has a number of the features that fans of modern Shin Megami Tensei games are familiar with, including demon negotiation and the demon fusion system. You can visit the game’s official website here.


Shin Megami Tensei will cost $7.99 and will be available March 18th.

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