Gather around folks, we’ve got a story to tell, capped off with an apology for the upcoming RPG, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. As a bunch of people pointed out, an image circulated this weekend of our English build having some unlocalized Japanese text still in it. I’m not gonna link it here because […]
What’s In a Name – SMTIV: Final and Localizing a Name
Our localizers and editors have plenty of work cut out for them. From the in-game text to VO scripts, they have a long and arduous wordsmithing journey for each new project. But there’s another wrinkle: sometimes marketing a game requires a title to be localized too, and that’s where we step in. I’d liken […]Apocalypse, Final, JRPG, Localization, Megaten, Shin Megami Tensei, SMTIV
Persona Q Unlocked Your Inner Etrian Odyssey Potential!
When Persona Q launched last year, a lot of ATLUS fans jumped right into it, never having played an Etrian Odyssey game before; the vast majority of which doing so for two reasons: Intense love for the casts of Persona 3 and Persona 4 Not even knowing what Etrian Odyssey is (other than a funny […]
A Chat w/ ATLUS Staff: What Was Your First ATLUS Game?
They say everyone remembers their first, so as your friendly Atlus U.S.A. staffers ping-pong between packing up and recovering from E3 and getting ready for Anime Expo, I made them write about their first ATLUS game experience. That said, I’ll start off with mine so you can see the depths of my first “I have […]
Get Your B-Movie On This Fall with ACE Team’s The Deadly Tower of Monsters
If you’ve ever watched any low-budget sci-fi movie from the 50s-70s (if all you can think of from this period is “Star Wars” and “2001: A Space Odyssey,” then let us cordially introduce you to Ed Wood’s “Plan 9 From Outer Space“) then you’ll be right at home in ACE Team’s The Deadly Tower of […]
ATLUS Makes it RAIN in Vegas for EVO 2015
ATLUS is going to make it rain in Vegas this year for the top Persona 4 Arena Ultimax competitors at EVO, because we’re chipping in $10,000 to the tournament’s prize pool! I’ll repeat that. TEN. THOUSAND. DOLLARS. Holy crap, that’s a lot! If you’re competing in the P4AU pools at EVO, may the odds be […]