RPGFan


Liz Maas
Yet More Shin Megami Tensei IV Videos
Covering a nice variety of topics. Almost all of them demons.
05.04.13 - 12:44 AM

While Atlus USA just today opened Shin Megami Tensei IV's official English website, the Japanese site has been open for a while, and has had all kinds of short clips on various features from the game. The most recent center around the Digital Devil Service Cards, which are traded between players by way of StreetPass. These will show your protagonist's stats, a demon of your choosing, and a generic note. You can possibly do special fusions once you've received other's DDS cards.

Like Nocturne before it, the protagonist can use the spells that demons do. Only he doesn't ingest Magatama to do it - he learns them through the whisper system. The demons, of course, do the whispering and then you choose what skill of theirs you want.

Next, you've probably figured out that the main character uses a device not unlike the COMP in Soul Hackers. Residing in the 'Gauntlet' is an AI named Burroughs, who will warn you of enemies approaching and keep track of your quests, their detail and their rewards. Aside from main missions, there are apparently 100 challenge quests, which tie into sidestories.

Finally, these are from last week, but Atlus is trying to make demon fusion easier in SMTIV. The demon compendium will have more info, allowing you to search up demons by the skills you want and the game will show you which fusions will create them. You can even choose what skills you want to carry over from the monsters being fused. If you're less picky, you can always go by the game's own fusion recommendations.

Shin Megami Tensei IV for Nintendo 3DS releases in Japan this month and July 16th in North America.


Back





Coming Up on Twitch

Echoes of Aetheria
Sunday, June 25 • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Vandal Hearts
Tuesdays • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT

Tales of Symphonia
Wednesdays • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood
Every Thursday • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Featured Content
RPG Maker Fes Review
RPG Maker Fes
Review
ELEX
ELEX
E3 2017 Preview
CD Theater Torneko's Great Adventure: Mystery Dungeon Review
CD Theater Torneko's Great Adventure: Mystery Dungeon
Review
Spellforce III Preview
Spellforce III
E3 2017 Preview
Yakuza Kiwami Preview
Yakuza Kiwami
E3 2017 Preview
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Preview
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life
E3 2017 Preview
Kingdom Come: Deliverance Preview
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
E3 2017 Preview