We knew Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster was coming, and now we know exactly when we can explore the game that originally launched on PlayStation 2. That fateful day for the big remaster is May 25, 2021, and the game is coming to PlayStation 4, Switch and Steam. Yes, Shin Megami Tensei PC fans rejoice! With Shin Megami Tensei V set to launch this year as well, this is shaping up to be some good times for demon collectors.
That’s right, for the uninitiated, Shin Megami Tensei titles are all about expanding a roster of demons, merging them, and using them in battle. Shin Megami Tensei is, in fact, the parent franchise that spawned the Persona series, which ultimately eclipsed its ancestor in terms of mainstream popularity. While there are many similarities between the two PIs, including many of the same demonic faces and bizarre deities making appearances, the Shin Megami Tensei series is less about building stories and relationships and more about exploring dungeons. and operation of the system.
The Shin Megami Tensei games force the player to coerce the demons into the team via more elaborate and weird systems than just throwing a Pokeball, including conversations where the correct dialogue prompts must be entered, corruption and corruption. knowledge of the tastes and tastes of a particular demon. do not like. Court the good entourage, merge them into more dangerous entities and face dungeon after dungeon at particularly dangerous rates. Compared to many other JRPGs, Shin Megami Tensei titles are often set to be on the harder end, so be prepared to substantially crush or create happily shattered demons to fuel your endless attacks. In the Shin Megami Tensei (and Persona!) Games, it’s all about exploiting the weaknesses of the enemy in order to survive.
This time around, the Remaster includes a new difficulty level more suitable for those who don’t want to deal with the original setting, allowing players to select the experience that suits their level of engagement. Also included is sound, recording suspensions for convenient playback and, of course, remastered 3D models and backgrounds. If you’ve never played an SMT game and are a fan of Persona, this might be the perfect opportunity.