Top 20 Atlus USA Games



Persona 4 Golden (known as Persona 4 The Golden in Japan), is an enhanced port of the PlayStation 2's Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 for the PlayStation Vita. It was released in 2012 in Japan and North America and in 2013 in Europe. It is the 5th chronological instalment in the Persona series and the 10th game released overall.

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Persona 5 is a role-playing game developed by Atlus. It is chronologically the sixth installment in the Persona series, which is part of the larger Megami Tensei franchise. Persona 5 is a role-playing game in which players live out a year in the life of a high school boy who gains the ability to summon facets of his psyche, known as Personas. Dungeon exploration features additional elements from previous iterations, such as jumping across gaps or dashing between cover. Dungeons feature a mixture of fixed environments tied into the plot and theme, and randomly generated environments. Battles are based on a turn-based attack system, with the characters wielding both their Personas and two weapon types: a gun and a melee weapon. The Social Link element from Persona 3 and 4 also returns in an altered form.

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The embodiment of adventure and discovery in the purest sense, Etrian Odyssey III transports gamers to a sparkling oceanic paradise filled with atmospheric dungeons to chart and survey, vast watery expanses to sail across, and rumors of a sunken city to investigate. Aspiring explorers are responsible for charting their travels utilizing the intuitive touchscreen map editor, meaning that careless cartography could easily spell doom for a fatigued party trying to escape danger. Powerful challenges demand cunning and strategy: players will assemble and fully customize their party of adventurers from a variety of highly specialized classes and sub-classes. For the patient and prepared, fame and fortune await.

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"Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth – The fifth main installment of the long-running Etrian Odyssey series is finally arriving!

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth chronicles the quest of a new adventurer (hey, that’s you!) as he or she attempts to reach the top of the towering Yggdrasil Tree. For it is said that whoever braves the dangers of the dreaded Yggdrasil Labyrinth and reaches the summit will have their greatest wish fulfilled…"

"With four unique races, 10 distinct classes, more customization options than any previous game in the franchise, and a streamlined skill tree/class advancement, you can shape a party to whatever your heart desires."

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Persona 3 Portable is an enhanced remake of Persona 3 for the PlayStation Portable. The game features an option to play as a female character, which alters some aspects of the story. In addition to the new playable character, there are two new difficulty levels to select from alongside the original game's three. The game also features some other story related changes regardless of the player character gender. The battle system is also updated to be closer that of Persona 4.

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From the Wikipedia:
"Radiant Historia (ラジアントヒストリア) is a role-playing video game developed and published by Atlus for the Nintendo DS. The game's development team mostly consists of Atlus staff who previously worked on Megami Tensei games like Nocturne, Persona 3 and Strange Journey as well as the Etrian Odyssey series. The development team also includes other members who had previously worked on Radiata Stories. The game was released on November 3, 2010 in Japan, and in North America on February 22, 2011."

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is a role-playing video game developed by Atlus. In the game, the player takes the role of a male high-school student who joins the Specialized Extracurricular Execution Squad (SEES), a group of students investigating the Dark Hour, a time period between one day and the next that few people are aware of. During the Dark Hour, the player enters Tartarus, a large tower containing Shadows, creatures that feed on the minds of humans. To fight the Shadows, each member of SEES is able to summon a Persona, a manifestation of a person's inner self. In addition to the standard elements of role-playing games, Persona 3 includes elements of simulation games, as the game's protagonist progresses day by day through a school year, making friends and forming relationships that improve the strength of his Personas in battle.

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For centuries, the tree Yggdrasil has been a constant presence in the lives of the people of Tharsis. It looms on the horizon, visible from everywhere in the city. But its roots are in a far-off land where no one has ventured until the Outland Count of Tharsis sponsors an Explorers Guild to reach Yggdrasil and discover its secrets. You are the latest explorer arriving in Tharsis to seek your fame and fortune. Board your skyship and set out into the clouds in search of treasure, glory, and the answer to Tharsis' oldest mystery.

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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse is a post-apocalyptic role-playing video game developed and published by Atlus for the Nintendo 3DS. It is set in the same universe as Shin Megami Tensei IV and forms part of the Shin Megami Tensei series, the central series of the Megami Tensei franchise.

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Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is the first in the Untold series which are to be remakes of the original Etrian Odyssey games. The games are first person RPG dungeon crawlers where you create a map of the labyrinth as you explore and complete quests.

The game features two game modes. The new story mode, has a pre-made party with a more in-depth story that has voice acting and animated cutscenes, and an enhanced classic mode, customize a party of 5 from 9 classes to explore the Yggdrasil labyrinth.

The game allows for the save data from story mode to be carried over to the classic mode once completed.

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The Fafnir Knight is the second game in the Untold series which are to be remakes of the original Etrian Odyssey games. The games are first person RPG dungeon crawlers where you create a map of the labyrinth as you explore and complete quests.

The game features two game modes. The story mode, has a pre-made party with a more in-depth story that has voice acting and animated cutscenes, and a classic mode, customize a party of 5 to explore the Yggdrasil labyrinth.

The game also has some DLC that was free the first week of it's release for those who had the game the first month. The DLC is available in individual parts for $1-$3 dollars. It costs a total of $23 US or $30 Canadian for all the DLC.

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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is a tactical role-playing video game and the first game in the Disgaea series. Battle gameplay takes place on a map divided into a square grid. The player controls a squad of humanoid units and monsters, which each occupy a single square of the grid and do combat with a group of enemies. Depending on the character and attack selected, the player will be able to deal damage to a specific enemy unit or a designated region of the map. Combat ends when all enemy units or all of the player's units are destroyed.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES is an add-on disc for Persona 3 containing updates to the original game (referred in the game as "The Jorney"), as well as a new epilogue story, The Answer, in which the player controls Aigis. The subtitle "Fes" is derived from the word "festival".

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Rule of Rose is a survival horror game in which the player, who controls Jennifer, explores the game environments and furthers the plot by accomplishing tasks and experiencing cut-scenes while sporadically encountering enemies and bosses.

Taking place in England in 1930, Rule of Rose centers on Jennifer, a young woman who is led to an abandoned orphanage by a small boy.

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Rollers of the Realm combines the frantic physics of classic arcade pinball with the character-driven adventure of fantasy role-playing games. Bounce, spin, and battle through scenes of an epic storyline with a band of medieval misfits tasked with reclaiming the world from dark and ancient magic. Winner of a "Best in Play" Award at GDC Play 2014, IndieCade finalist in 2013.

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The greatest “giant rocks rolling through historical/artistic ages” tower defense game is back with Rock of Ages II: Bigger and Boulder. Just like the title says, Bigger and Boulder cranks up the surrealism and gameplay with to be, well… BIGGER AND BOULDER. With an emphasis on the chaotic new 2-vs-2 multiplayer, new time periods, and improved graphics, physics, and destructibility powered by Unreal Engine 4, players will need to be ready for some intense rocking and rolling.

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"Far off in the mountains, the small village Aslarga becomes a hub for adventurers looking for fame and fortune from the Mystery Dungeons. But dire challenges await even the most stalwart adventurers in Etrian Mystery Dungeon, a turn-based action RPG roguelike developed by ATLUS and Spike Chunsoft.

The Nintendo 3DS exclusive mixes Etrian Odyssey’s vast RPG party and skill customization aspects, and Mystery Dungeon’s infinitely random dungeon adventures. The action/turn based combat means that battling monsters is not just about using the right skills, but becomes an elegant Pas de Quatre of strategic positioning. Players form their parties with familiar Etrian Odyssey classes, customize individuals using Etrian-style skill trees, and then take up to four members into the dungeons. Always randomized with various levels and paths, the dungeons require plenty of exploration, not to mention the incredible loot rewards -- just be wary of what waits among the deepest depths."

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Scarlet Nova - the space diva with a checkered past - and introducing...the robot! Amazing adventures! Strange drama and more await in the deadly tower of monsters. The action-filled adventure game for personal computers and the Playstation 4 entertainment system.

Marooned on the desolate planet Gravoria, the trio of adventurers find their only method of escape awaits at the top of a tower - a tower renowned for its deadliness and its propensity to be filled with monsters! Lizard-men! UFO’s! Nuclear ants! Dinosaurs! Robot monkeys! All of these horrors await our intrepid adventurers as they ascend the deadly tower. Will they avoid their own doom? Find out this fall, only in theaters on PC and PS4!

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With 7 different perspectives from which to experience the adventure, whose story will you unravel first?

A mysterious island emerges, prompting adventurers to head towards it in hopes of obtaining glory, treasure, and more. But what does it truly hold? Join the 7 characters in The Legend of Legacy and unravel the mystery of Avalon's past.

Explore Avalon and discover each character's motivation in traveling to the island. With 7 different perspectives from which to experience the adventure, whose story will you unravel first? Perhaps the Elementalist who uses spirits as his guide? Or will you sympathize with the frog prince, searching for more of his kind? Pick your characters wisely, as team formations and specific combat roles are crucial in battle!

The Legend of Legacy staff roster includes familiar names like character designer Tomomi Kobayashi, renowned composer Masashi Hamauzu, writer Masato Kato, game designer Kyoji Koizumi, and Masataka Matsuura. With such a legendary staff breathing life into the game, get ready to embark on the quest of a lifetime!

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In the near future, a mysterious, growing, black void appears at the Earth's southern pole. Unable to determine its cause and powerless to stop its deadly encroachment, humanity sends an elite team of explorers into the heart of the phenomenon, just as Strange Journey's look and feel represent a return to the heart of Shin Megami Tensei, bringing to mind the all-time classic Nocturne. With over 300 demons to bribe, coerce, and negotiate with to gain assistance in battle, Strange Journey is every bit the deep, rewarding RPG experience fans have come to expect from the SMT franchise, yet delivered with a fresh new sci-fi story that taps into mature themes of morality and introspection.

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