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Persona 3 Portable Official Fanbook ::

- Update - Not really much to do with the fanbook but... Just in case anyone's been wondering why the Japanese gave the P3P Heroine the unofficial name "Hamuko", Kita-san kindly explained that it maybe because in Atlus' TGS2009 trailer, they named her as "主人 公子" instead of  "主人公" (which I think is most likely a typo). If you take 公子...


Atlus' New Year Lucky Bags ::

In Japan, department stores usually sell "Fukubukuros (Lucky Bags)" every New Year which as the name suggests, is either filled with junk or some excellent goodies but most of the time they'll total to more than what you pay for. It seems Atlus is offering the same at their online store - 5000 yen (US$53) and 10,000 yen (US$106) bags...


How Much Extra Script Did P3P Get?

Atlus added in enough script for the new Heroine in Persona 3 Portable to fill in four of these books apparently. But just how much of the original game is it equivalent to and how does it compare to other remakes? And will they be making P3P drama CDs? Might want to keep an eye on the voice actress, Manami Inoue's blog to find out. On another...


Persona 3 Portable Review

Atlus has released a second remake of their popular RPG Persona 3. Dubbed Persona 3 Portable, the game is based on the first remake Persona 3 FES - The Journey, and brings over all the improvements Persona 4 had to the game system  but the biggest change is - Catering for the female fans by bringing in a new Heroine that you can choose to...


Atlus Express Vol. 10 P3P Special

As expected, Atlus Express Vol. 10 talks about P3P due for release next week and answers some of the questions fans have sent in. Most of the article are points we already know but, in addition to the list Azusa Akido mentioned on the official blog, we have the following cleared up... New Game and Maniac Difficulty S. Links Data Install...


Soejima Blogs About The Velvet Room

It's Atlus character designer, Shigenori Soejima's turn to blog about P3P this time and he goes into the history of the Velvet Room. For those of you who don't know, the Velvet Room started appearing since the first Persona title and consisted of Igor, an anonymous pianoist and a singer (voiced by Tomoko Komiya). It's a room that only...


Hilarious P3P Trailer Commentary, Name Those Tracks

It's looking like I'm writing about nothing but P3P on this blog lately but never mind... The official site has been updated with videos showing off the class tests, the new part-time jobs and a two new music samples. Also, everything that was hidden away on the front page are now available in their appropriate sections namely the...


Azusa Akido Goes Over A List of P3P Changes

Azusa Kido who was responsible for the fusion system in P3/P4, joins the direction team in P3P and goes over a long list of the new and improved features in this port. Liking the changes so far but cloning skill cards... Wonder if that means people can spam moves. There will probably be a limit as to how many times you can visit the shrine to...


Shin Megami Tensei Strange Journey Review

The latest Shin Megami Tensei game, "Strange Journey" tells of how humans have reached the point where the population has exceeded the 70 billion mark but without resolving the many issues that damaged the natural habitat of Earth, an odd phenomena has occurred in the Antarctic. A giant magnetic hole has appeared and is slowly...


A Collection of P3P Wallpapers

The official site's been updated with a short clip of the new navigation system in P3P and a bunch of wallpapers for us Persona fans to gawk at - including the other hidden one during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Just over two weeks time until the Japanese release of the game! And if you answer the daytime quiz, you gain access to another...