iTunes - Podcast RSS Feed - Podcast RSS Feed - News RPGFan YouTube Channel RPGFan on Facebook RPGFan on Twitter


RPGFan Social Links
Atlus To Release Digital Devil Saga in Japan this Summer
02.04.04 - 2:47 PM

Today Atlus lifted the curtain over its newest PlayStation 2 title, Digital Devil Saga: Avatel Tuner. Despite being the newest addition to the company's flagship series Shin Megami Tensei, it will break with series traditions such as negotiating and aliening oneself with demons. Instead players will be eating their enemies. Thereby the protagonists will wake Atoma, a power allowing them to transform into demons. When fighting demons, the characters can transform into demons themselves and by eating fallen enemies, acquire their energy and karma (experience points). After having amassed a certain amount of karma, the player's level will increase. By eating your foes you will also inherit their skills, and if certain conditions are meet, will be able to unleash a powerful combination attack. Furthermore, the new battle system will enable the player to dodge certain attribute-related attacks, by resorting to the break command. If done correctly, this system gives you the opportunity to counter attack. Last but not least, a character growth map called Mantra Flow was revealed.

Digital Devil Saga: Avatel Tuner will be available in Japan sometime in the summer.


Back
Chris Winkler





Featured Content
Rhythm Encounter Episode 18
Rhythm Encounter Episode 18
Music Podcast
Editorial: You Can't Please Everyone ...Can You?
You Can't Please Everyone ...Can You?
Editorial
Persona Q Review
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
Review
Starting a Rebellion: Travis Baldree and Erich Schaefer on Rebel Galaxy
Rebel Galaxy
Interview
Pokémon Omega Ruby & Sapphire
Pokémon Omega Ruby & Sapphire
Hands-On Preview
A Bird Story Review
A Bird Story
Review
Random Encounter Episode 87
Random Encounter Episode 87
Podcast