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Genre: Adventure, Platform, Role-playing (RPG)

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4

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 ju... Read More


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DingleDongle
32 reviews

Good 90%

The game takes a welcome step away from Persona 4. whilst keeping the formula that grew to be the cult hit. It would not be wrong to say that this feels like the game is a step closer to the main SMT line and earlier persona games, with the re-introduction of persona enemies and negotiation, however, the answers for negotiation seems less random than in previous games. The game is beatuiful and only rarely did I become fed up with the long anima... Read More
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joost013
5 reviews

Great 100%

I'm not really into JRPG's I'm not really into anime I'm not really into dating sims I'm not really into turn based combat despite all that I'm 100% into Persona 5, and it's my favorite game I played last year. That should give you an image of it's qualities. That being said, it's a game you play in a weird way, it's nothing out of the ordinary to stop playing for a month before picking it up again (it's story is quite long). This goes per... Read More

Positive points
Those visuals... wow
That soundtrack... wow
The ultimate laidback game, very relaxing
Easy to stop playing and pick up again after a few weeks
Jrpg combat pretty streamlined
Negative points
Too much repeating dialogue
Some minor mechanics a bit convoluted
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hogato
3 reviews

Great 100%

Persona 5 was one of the most anticipated SMT games.
It was a game worth sinking 120+ hours of your life and feeling a sense of accomplishment.

Positive points
An amazing story.
Evolutionary combat.
great social simulator
Negative points
none :smile:
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Trtreiber
162 reviews

Good 90%

So this was EASILY the longest game I've played, I thought I would never put that much time into a game again… but it was pretty great. Overall I'd say the story was slightly weaker in the end than P4, but the presentation, the streamlining of annoying stuff from the last game, the sweet, SWEET visual style pretty much even everything out. It was just SOOOOOOOO long. I would've given it probably a 9.5 if it was about... 25 hours shorter- but i... Read More

Positive points
Outstanding visuals
one of the coolest looking menus/displays ever
Negative points
Can be slow paced at times
narrative feels a bit overlong in the end
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JPS
2 reviews

Alright 80%

Philosophical anime RPG adventure about learning to be more faithful to your true identity. Touches on some deeper/heavier psychological elements which may be triggers for some people. Unfortunately the pacing of the game could be better.

Positive points
Stylish, fast paced gameplay for a turn based, nice soundtrack
Negative points
A lot of "sims/Dating sim" type stuff to get to the actual gameplay

Storyline

The story focuses on the 16-year-old protagonist after he is transferred to Syujin High School in Tokyo, Japan. Staying with friends of his parents, he meets up with problem child Ryuji Sakamoto, the withdrawn Ann Takamaki, art student Yusuke Kitagawa, and a talking, shape-shifting cat-like creature known as Morgana.

During the protagonist's time there, feeling suppressed by their environment, the five form a group known as the "Phantom Thieves of Hearts", working together to explore the "Palace", a castle created by the hearts of people, and steal ill intent from others' hearts to help them: during this quest, they confront adult authority figures opposing them, along with a greater enemy revealed by their activities.