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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable - Sony PSP

by Atlus


Order now to get it by: Tuesday December 20 - Thursday December 22

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Product ID: 177662

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Description

  • Improved playability: one button menu shortcuts, streamlined team equipment changes, incredibly short load times, and other tweaks and enhancements create an ideal pace for portable gaming
  • Classic, Persona RPG gameplay in which players construct wieldable physical manifestations of their thoughts through their social interactions, later taking these into team-based battles against Shadow enemies in Tartarus
  • Contains almost all the content from the original PS2 Persona 3 game, and elements from Persona 3: FES
  • Significant improvements over earlier games including Skill Cards, part-time jobs, and ability to directly control your teammates in battle
  • The important new ability to play as a female character, giving the player a whole new perspective on the events of the game and providing a dramatic impact on the game's intricate social dynamics
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable is a single player, AI team-based RPG that brings the thought-provokingly
    addictive fun that made Persona 3 a runaway hit on PlayStation 2 to PlayStation Portable (PSP). The game contains most
    of the content from the original Persona 3 as well as some elements of Persona 3: FES, and features the new and crucial
    abilities to play as a female character and to directly control your teammates in combat. Additional functionality
    includes Skill Cards, part-time jobs, one-button menu shortcuts, streamlined team equipment changes and shortened load
    screens optimized for PSP.

    Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable logo
    Story
    A teenager who was orphaned as a young child returns to the city of his/her childhood. Shortly after transferring to
    Gekkoukan High School, he/she is attacked is attacked by Shadows/creatures that feed on the minds of their victims. The
    assault awakens his/her Persona, Orpheus, his/her only chance at defeating these creatures of the night. He/she soon
    discovers that he/she shares this special ability with other students at his new school. From them he/she learns of the
    Dark Hour, a hidden time that exists between one day and the next, swarming with Shadows. He/she joins the Special
    Extracurricular Squad (SEES), and with his/her new friends, confronts this evil threat.

    Character options screen from Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable

    Classic Persona 3 RPG gameplay comes to PSP.
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    Gameplay
    Hailed by critics and fans for breathing new life into the RPG genre, Persona 3 Portable takes everything that made
    Persona 3 on PlayStation 2 such a tremendous, award-winning hit and translates it into the perfect handheld RPG
    experience. Built upon an enhanced version of the game, players will find significant improvements, including direct
    control of teammates in battle, five difficulty settings, incredibly short load times, and most importantly, the option
    of playing through the story from a new female perspective, gaining new social links, special events, and unique
    romantic opportunities.

    Key Game Features * Classic, thought-provoking Persona RPG gameplay in which players construct wieldable physical
    manifestations of their thoughts through their social interactions with characters in-game, later taking these into
    team-based battles against Shadow enemies in Tartarus.
    * Contains almost all the content from the original PS2 Persona 3 game, and elements from Persona 3: FES.
    * Significant improvements over earlier games including Skill Cards, part-time jobs, and ability to directly control
    your teammates in battle.
    * The important new ability to play as a female character, giving the player a whole new perspective on the events of
    the game and providing a dramatic impact on the game's intricate social dynamics.
    * Improved playability permeates every aspect of the gameplay experience. One button menu shortcuts, streamlined team
    equipment changes, incredibly short load times, and other tweaks and enhancements create an ideal pace for portable
    gaming.

    Additional Screenshots:

    Social Link dialog screen from Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable
    Social Link in-game dialog.
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    Manifestation of a character Persona prior to battle in Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable
    Strengthen Persona power.
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    Party combat screen from Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable
    Classic turn-based combat.
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    Assigning a new persona to a party member during combat in Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable
    Improved AI party controls.
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