The lights are on
For the first time ever in North America, Shin Megami Tensei is available, in English, for iOS devices.
Atlus is selling the game for $7.99, but starting now until April 1, the game is available at the reduced price of $5.99. To grab the game, head here.
For more on the game, including a trailer, head here. If you're unfamiliar with the the original Shin Megami Tensei, here's the plot rundown from Atlus:
Step away from clear notions of good and evil, right and wrong. There are demons in the world, but whether they are ally or enemy depends on player actions. In Tokyo 199X, a mysterious murder leads to the emergence of demons and an escalating global conflict thanks to the rise of a charismatic rebel leader in possession of a demon army, and external forces that wish to crush such threats with extreme measures. As the protagonist, players have an unusual ability (via computer program) to communicate with and recruit demons to fight for them. As they collect demons, the program will allow you to store, summon, and fuse them to create the right team to negotiate the ever-changing balance of powers, and fight for the kind of world you ultimately wish to live in.
Our TakeI'm surprised it has taken this long to bring the original Shin Megami Tensei to North America. I wish it were available on something with buttons like 3DS or Vita, but this cool, too.
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