Shin Megami Tensei V

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Shin Megami Tensei V
Shin Megami Tensei V English logo.png
Developer(s)Atlus
Publisher(s)Atlus
Producer(s)Kazuyuki Yamai
SeriesMegami Tensei
IngineUnreal Engine 4
Platform(s)Nintendo Switch
Release2021
Genre(s)RPG
Mode(s)Single-player

Shin Megami Tensei V[a] is an RPG bein developed bi Atlus. It is the tent gemme in the Shin Megami Tensei series, itsel a pairt o the Megami Tensei franchise. It is due tae be furthset on the Nintendo Switch in airly 2021. It is bein produced bi Kazuyuiki Yamai, director o Shin Megami Tensei IV, an will be a hybrid atween Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne an Shin Megami Tensei IV.

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Shin Megami Tensei V' is an RPG set in modren day Tokyo.[1] It will hae auld elements lik the ability tae mell deilies, alangside new mechanics.[2]

Development[eedit | eedit soorce]

Shin Megami Tensei V is bein makit bi Atlus an is produced bi Kazuyuki Yami,[3] wha directit Shin Megami Tensei IV.[4] Ane o the development team's aims wi the gemme wis tae shaw an sympathise wi the "chairacteristics o the times", sic as lack o thrift, unease at retirement, terrorism an nuclear wappenry, an issues at hame. The game is developed as a hybrid atween the "profound charm" o Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne and the deilil-rearin gemmeplay in Shin Megami Tensei IV.[2]

A photie o a Nintendo Switch console in haundheld mode, wi a blue and a reid controller attached on aither side.
The Nintendo Switch system wis waled fur its portability and its capability fur heich definition graphics.

Development is duin uisin the gemme ingine Unreal Engine 4,[5] summat that Atlus hae nae duin afore. Accordin tae Yami, muivin tae Unreal Engine 4 alloued thaim tae change hou thay makit gemmes, as bein able tae create an see it instant athin the gemme gied thaim mair time fur trial an error an fur comin up wi ideas.[2] Thay waled tae mak the gemme fur the Nintendo Switch acause Yami liked its portability an its ability fur heich-definition graphics,[3] awtho there wis challenges as Atlus haednae makit onyhing fur the platform afore.[6] The better haurdware specifics o the Switch means the deilils in the gemme ur developed tae match an take aboot three times as lang tae mak forbye wi deilils in aulder Shin Megami Tensei gemmes.[7]

The gemme wis kythed in Januar 2017 as pairt o Nintendo shawin aff the Nintendo Switch console, in the form o a trailer shawin a ruint biggin an a nummer o deilils.[5][8] At that pynt, development o the gemme haed juist stairtit, an the gemme wis cried [8][9] the Shin Megami Tensei V title wis annoonced in October the same year, tae fit in wi the 25t anniversar o the oreeginal Shin Megami Tensei,[2] alang wi a new trailer shawin a modren-day Tokyo train station an a post-apocalyptic city scene.[8] At this pynt, Yami descrieved development as nae e'en faur enouch fur Atlus tae say "coming soon".[2] In Februar 2020, he descrieved the project as bein in "fu-scale development", wi mair an mair Atlus staff jynin the team.[7] Awtho Atlus USA didnae ken gin thay wud get tae localise the gemme fur the Wastren mercats, thay still sent oot a press release anent the gemme's annooncement in Januar 2017.[10] An international release wis annoonced in November 2017.[11] Addressin fears anent the gemme's development follaein a lack o status updates, Atlus said in 2019 that the gemme wis still in active development.[12][13] In Julie 2020, a trailer wis shawn durin a Nintendo Direct presentation, annooncin a simultaneous warldwide release date fur 2021.[14][15]

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  1. Japanese: 真・女神転生V Hepburn: Shin Megami Tensei Faibu?

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Nintendo Switch用RPG『真・女神転生V』発表。本作のティザートレーラーが公開". Dengeki Online (in Japanese). Kadokawa Corporation. 23 October 2017. Archived frae the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  2. a b c d e Sato (24 October 2017). "Shin Megami Tensei V Is Being Made To Sympathize With The World's Current Troubles". Siliconera. Curse, Inc. Archived frae the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  3. a b Ashcraft, Brian (26 October 2017). "Atlus On Why Shin Megami Tensei V Is A Nintendo Switch Game". Kotaku. Gizmodo Media Group. Archived frae the original on 26 October 2017. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  4. Sato (24 October 2017). "Why Shin Megami Tensei V Is Being Made For Nintendo Switch". Siliconera. Curse, Inc. Archived frae the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  5. a b Frank, Allegra (12 Januar 2017). "Shin Megami Tensei is headed to Nintendo Switch". Polygon. Vox Media. Archived frae the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  6. Romano, Sal (4 Apryle 2019). "Atlus brand manager discusses Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, potential of Persona 3 and 4 remasters, more". Gematsu. Archived frae the original on 5 Apryle 2019. Retrieved 5 Apryle 2019.
  7. a b Junpoco (19 Februar 2018). "「真・女神転生V」の成功祈願に参列。プロデューサーの山井一千氏に,通称"お払い"で知られる恒例行事とナンバリング最新作について聞いた". 4Gamer.net (in Japanese). Aetas, Inc. Archived frae the original on 19 Februar 2018. Retrieved 19 Februar 2018.
  8. a b c Pereira, Chris (23 October 2017). "Nintendo Switch's Shin Megami Tensei Revealed As SMT 5 In New Trailer". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Archived frae the original on 2 Januar 2018. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  9. Osborn, Alex (23 October 2017). "Shin Megami Tensei V Announced for Nintendo Switch". IGN. Ziff Davis. Archived frae the original on 27 Januar 2018. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  10. Yin-Poole, Wesley (13 Januar 2017). "Atlus doesn't know whether the new Shin Megami Tensei for Nintendo Switch will head west". Eurogamer. Gamer Network. Archived frae the original on 23 October 2017. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  11. Frank, Allegra (23 October 2017). "Shin Megami Tensei 5 is heading to Nintendo Switch (update)". Polygon. Vox Media. Archived frae the original on 23 Januar 2018. Retrieved 27 Januar 2018.
  12. Wong, Alistair (25 December 2019). "Shin Megami Tensei V And Project Re Fantasy Are Still In Active Development, Assures Atlus". Siliconera. Curse, Inc. Archived frae the original on 7 Juin 2020. Retrieved 28 Juin 2020.
  13. Wong, Alistair (28 December 2019). "Atlus' Shinjiro Takada And Katsura Hashino On SMT V And Project Re Fantasy Hopes & Aspirations For 2020". Siliconera. Curse, Inc. Archived frae the original on 6 Juin 2020. Retrieved 28 Juin 2020.
  14. Watts, Steve (20 Julie 2020). "Shin Megami Tensei V Coming To Nintendo Switch In 2021". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Archived frae the original on 21 Julie 2020. Retrieved 20 Julie 2020.
  15. Cryer, Hirun (5 August 2020). "Shin Megami Tensei 5 Might Launch By End of March 2021, According to Sega". USgamer. Gamer Network. Archived frae the original on 5 August 2020. Retrieved 5 August 2020.

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