While Persona 5 has seen massive critical praise, the game did upset fans with certain scenes presenting homophobic behavior. Now, with Persona 5 Royal, Atlus has confirmed that these scenes will be edited for the western version. Speaking with IGN, Atlus Communications Manager Ari Advincula stated some scenes – mostly ones involving Ryuji and […]

Preface I want to start this off by saying there is a difference between localization and censorship. Localization is the translation of a game from it’s original language to the local language, along with tweaking some hard to understand cultural differences. One example that immediately comes to me personally is […]

The Persona series is a long standing JRPG series that’s part of Atlus‘s greater Shin Megami Tensei video game universe. However, Persona has long since surpassed SMT in popularity, especially here in the west. Historically, the series is a turn-based dungeon crawler. However, this spin-off series has since received many of its own spin-offs. From dancing […]

Is it weird to consider how 2019 could be the year of Persona 5? Between Joker being in Smash Ultimate, the announcement of a Dynasty Warriors-style spin-off, and Persona 5 Royal releasing in Japan later this year, one could say the Phantom Thieves have stolen our hearts all over again. […]

Atlus’s critically acclaimed 2017 JRPG Persona 5 only continues to get more attention, even years after the initial release. A month ago, a version called Persona 5 R was teased, which was revealed to be Persona 5: The Royal in a teaser trailer released soon after. But now, there seems […]