Atlus Releases First Batch Of Persona 4 Video Webisodes

Oct 3rd 2008
They're like screenshots… only they move!

Atlus today released the first six Persona 4 webisodes, short video clips showing different aspects of gameplay and story. The webisodes, released first on the Persona 4 official website, offer fans the first few glimpses of the North American localization. As part of the special holiday "Atlus Spoils" program, Persona 4 is brimming with premium extras. Not only will each and every copy include a free soundtrack CD featuring music from the game, but fans who pre-order at select retailers will also receive "Persona 4 Visual Data," a 7"x10" full-color art book featuring designs from famed artist Shigenori Soejima (while supplies last).

For more information about "Atlus Spoils," visit the official site:
http://www.Atlus.com/deluxepackage.php

For more information about Persona 4, visit the official Persona 4 site:
http://www.Atlus.com/persona4

Persona 4 is scheduled for release on December 9 with an MSRP of $39.99.

The Awakening
The Protagonist is assaulted by eerie creatures while he and his friend are investigating the bizarre world inside the TV. His only defense is his strength of heart: Persona.
Download:http://www.Atlus.com/assets/Persona4-Awakening.zip
Embed:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVQRCYBg3SY

The Dojimas
The Protagonist will live with his relatives for a year. Ryotaro Dojima is usually away on police work. Leaving the Junes-fixated Nanako Dojima to look after the house.
Download:http://www.Atlus.com/assets/Persona4-TheDojimas.zip
Embed:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sa00xqhQgTQ

Persona Change
The Protagonist can change his Persona depending on the situation in battle. Choose an appropriate Persona and destroy the Shadows!
Download:http://www.Atlus.com/assets/Persona4-PersonaChange.zip
Embed:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFkxv9gGZss

Meeting
The Protagonist's first encounter with Yosuke. The first impression is a dubious one…
Download:http://www.Atlus.com/assets/Persona4-Meeting.zip
Embed:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arl9Ihj7TNA

Junes
Yosuke's father is the branch manager of Junes, the arrival of which has caused problems for local merchants.
Download:http://www.Atlus.com/assets/Persona4-Junes.zip
Embed:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbKW6HpabaI

Jiraiya
Yosuke summons his Persona, Jiraiya, to strike at the enemy's weakness.
Download:http://www.Atlus.com/assets/Persona4-Jiraiya.zip
Embed:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLP7bvBd09A

About Persona 4
In the small town of Inaba, nestled in the Japanese countryside, a young man settles in with his uncle and cousin. Sudden circumstances have forced the arrangement, but it is for the most part an agreeable place to live, if a little boring. Everything changes when a shocking and mysterious killing leaves a town aghast and searching for answers. As all signs point to involvement of a twisted serial murderer, a young hero and his friends will discover hidden powers and use them to save innocents from certain death. Together, they must find the trail of the unknown attacker… Before they strike again!

Key Features
• Balance your double life – Beyond intense battles, Persona fusion, and new weapon creation exists a normal high school life of friends, classes, and part-time jobs. The way you manage and integrate your activities within each day will determine how you progress through the game.
• Unprecedented team control – With a greater emphasis on developing bonds in the fight to solve the mysterious murders, strong friendships are key to your success. Directly control teammates in battle, earn greater party support for combat, and master individual Social Links to unlock your party's true potential.
• Find the true ending – 60+ hours of gameplay thrusts you into a deep mystery where midnight television leads to serial killings. You must investigate murders, rescue those who can be rescued, and unmask the culprit behind it all—or risk being forever shrouded in the fog of doubt.

About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is renowned for its proud tradition of publishing exceptional role-playing games with strong niche appeal. The Atlus library of critically acclaimed video games includes Odin Sphere, Trauma Center series, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit http://www.Atlus.com.

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