SMT: Devil Survivor 2, Award-winning New RPG/SPRG Hybrid For Nintendo DS, In Stores Now Across North America

Feb 28th 2012
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- FEBRUARY 28, 2012 -- ATLUS today announced that Shin Megami Tensei®: Devil Survivor™2, a new RPG/SRPG hybrid for Nintendo DS™ and sequel to the award-winning Devil Survivor, is now available at retailers across North America.

Hailed as "a solid sequel" by Nintendo Power, SMT: Devil Survivor 2 continues a long tradition of excellence for the acclaimed Shin Megami Tensei universe of games, releasing amidst critical praise. Destructoid.com gives Devil Survivor 2 an 8.5 out of 10, citing "an even better story, better characters, more demons to collect and a bunch of gameplay improvements." ZT Game Domain hands out an 8.8 out of 10 score and their Editor's Choice Award, stating that "the story is very well told, and the situations and story driven set pieces are actually more enjoyable than the first game." RPGFan calls Devil Survivor 2 "a fantastic game worth every dollar" and gives it a final score of 89%.

With an all new story and cast, an expanded roster of demons to manage, vastly expanded party interaction, an all new soundtrack from composer Kenji Ito, plus a host of refinements and improvements over its predecessor, SMT: Devil Survivor 2 delivers everything fans loved about the first game: an intense narrative with multiple endings based on player actions, the beautiful visuals and sounds the SMT series is renowned for, the addicting challenge of collecting, customizing, auctioning, and fusing every last demon in the game, and much more.

SMT: Devil Survivor 2 for Nintendo DS is now available. For more information, visit the official website at www.atlus.com/devilsurvivor2.

About SMT: Devil Survivor 2
When a new website that shows the manner of people's deaths in advance makes the rounds amongst Japanese high schoolers, a trio of students is shocked to witness their own deaths in a terrible subway accident just minutes away. They narrowly escape the carnage, only to find themselves in a worse situation--facing otherworldly demons. Desperate to survive, they fend off the demons and flee, but the destruction at the station is only the beginning...

Key Features
What if You Could See People's Deaths Before They Happened? -- The spread of a mysterious website that offers a preview of people's deaths, and the great calamity that suddenly strikes Japan-mere coincidence, or part of something larger? A band of high school students must use the website to avert their own deaths, as well as others', amidst the unprecedented nationwide chaos.
Recruit Your Party, Build Bonds -- Adding tons of dimension to traditional party mechanics, players recruit new members to their team and then invest time into developing relationships with them. The closer the connection, the more effective they'll be in battle. Every party member is mortal and susceptible to death, however, making it essential that every decision be weighed carefully lest they be lost to the user forever.
Collect, Customize, Barter and Fuse Every Last Demon! -- Endlessly addicting, the task of discovering and enlisting new demons to aid you in battle is a staple of the Shin Megami Tensei universe. With nearly twice as many demons to find and unlock as in the original game, there's no shortage of work to be done in assembling and managing an army of demons for battle.

About ATLUS
Video game publisher ATLUS has established itself as one of its industry's most consistent, celebrated companies. With proven success across a variety of genres and platforms, including enthusiast-oriented games like the Shin Megami Tensei® franchise of award-winning, fan beloved roleplaying games (including the hit Persona® sub-series of games and the prestigious Nocturne), the groundbreaking, genre-defying Catherine™, Demon's Souls™, and the upcoming official video game adaptation of Game of Thrones (releasing May 15, 2012), ATLUS provides quality critically acclaimed interactive entertainment to a wide spectrum of customers.
ATLUS is a brand of Index Corporation and its privately held subsidiary Index Digital Media, Inc.

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