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Super Smash Bros Ultimate Joker Tips - Mementos Stage, Arsene, Moveset, Ultimate, amiibo

The first DLC character for Super Smash Bros Ultimate has been revealed. Here's our complete guide to playing as Joker, detailing the Persona 5 Spirits, and more.

Persona 5 Answers - Test Answers, Exam Answers, Class Questions, Midterms, Finals - Cheat Sheet

If you need help passing every class question with the correct Persona 5 answers, as well as midterm and final exams, then look no further than this handy guide compiling the test answers to every test in Persona 5.

Persona 5 - How to Beat the Museum Palace Dungeon, Defeat Boss

The Dungeons in Persona 5 present a significant challenge to the Phantom Thieves, combing elements of stealth and exploration with brutal combat.

Who's Your Favorite Video Game Cat?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Morgana? Cait Sith? Tell us who your favorite video game feline is.

How Does Fire Emblem: Three Houses Stack Up Against Persona, Bully, and Other Games With School Settings?

We don't need no education, but video game characters are another story.

Persona 5 Royal on Switch Still Isn't Happening, Atlus Reiterates

Now we know that life won't change.

The 25 Best PS4 Games: Now Updated for 2019

Our rotating list of the best PS4 games, now updated again for May 2019!

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Announced for PS4 and Switch and It's Not What We Expected

This isn't the first Persona 5 spin-off, but it is the first Persona game on the Switch.

Persona 5: The Royal Japanese Release Date Revealed, Features New Characters and Areas

Poniko (Kazumi Yoshizawa) is revealed as a new character, and there are new Confidant Social Links.

We Will Learn Much More About Persona 5 S and Persona 5: The Royal This Week

Two Persona 5 announcements will be livestreamed later this week.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Joker Tips - Mementos Stage, Arsene, Moveset, Ultimate, amiibo

The first DLC character for Super Smash Bros Ultimate has been revealed. Here's our complete guide to playing as Joker, detailing the Persona 5 Spirits, and more.

Final Fantasy 7 On the Switch is the Best of Times and the Worst of Times

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | With Kat temporarily out of the picture, Anthony John Agnello and John Learned gab about A Link to the Past, Persona 5, Final Fantasy 7, and the joy (and agony) of reviewing RPGs.

Persona 5 'P5S' Announcement Teased for April 25

This could be something separate from Persona 5: The Royal.

Persona 5: The Royal is Coming to PlayStation 4, but Not the Switch (Yet).

There's a new girl here who's eager to tell you why she thinks the Phantom Thieves suck.

Atlus Survey Asks Fans If They Want Persona 6 On Switch, or Even Persona Online

What do you want from Atlus in the future?

Persona Q2 Announced for the West

The dungeon-crawler finally comes west.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next DLC Character Could be From Yet Another Classic RPG

Will Dragon Quest be the latest series confirmed for Smash?

Mysterious Persona 5 R Title Revealed Along With Promise of "New Projects," More Details in Spring

Persona 5 R is "R"eal. Is it a Switch port, fighting game, or something else entirely?

Gifts for Gamers - The USG Holiday 2018 Gift Guide

Don't know what games to get your nerdy niece? What "grown-up" toys to get your significant other? We have the perfect holiday gift guide for you.

Joker is the Craziest Super Smash Bros. Character Reveal Since Cloud

But Cloud is still the craziest reveal.

Persona 5 Confirmed for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC

Joker will be one of five characters in Fighters Pass.

Persona 4 vs Persona 5: Which One Should be on our Top 25 RPG List? We Want Your Thoughts!

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Nadia and I discuss which Persona game deserves to be in the #9 slot in the Top 25 RPG list, and we want your thoughts, too!

Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Review

Wake up, get up, get out on the dancefloor.

Persona 5's Morgana Wants You to Go the F*ck to Sleep

No water. No bedtime story. No more stalling.

Axe of the Blood God Returns to Persona 5 and Celebrates Knights of the Old Republic

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat and Nadia dig into their backlog, remember Mother 3's excellent fansub, and add another game to the Top 25 RPG list.

Persona Artist Hadn't Really Explored "Erotic" Art Before Working on Catherine

A new video profile from Archipel shines a light on the Atlus art director.

Insert Coin's New Persona 5 Clothing Range is Here

And they ship to the US!

Insert Coin Teasing New Persona 5 Clothing Range

We never saw this coming.

Persona 5 Futaba Nendoroid Releasing December 2018

She's the best girl, sorry not sorry.

Persona 5 Answers - Test Answers, Exam Answers, Class Questions, Midterms, Finals - Cheat Sheet

If you need help passing every class question with the correct Persona 5 answers, as well as midterm and final exams, then look no further than this handy guide compiling the test answers to every test in Persona 5.

Playing Strange Journey Redux as a Persona Fan is So Weird Yet So Familiar

My first foray into the Shin Megami Tensei series doubles as hellish field trip.

Axe of the Blood God Figures Out Where Ni No Kuni 2's Story Went Wrong

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | A spoiler-filled discussion of NNK2's story, Monster Hunter World's new event, and more.

Reflections on Persona 5 With a Year of Hindsight

Persona 5 blends its music, visuals, and story so well, I wonder how it can be topped.

Starting Screen | Persona 5: The Animation Has a Chance to Right the Wrongs of its Predecessors

STARTING SCREEN | The Persona series is one that's built on deep character development, which is not a short-term anime series' strong suit.

New Trailer Drops for Persona 5 Anime

Who knows where the whims of fate may lead us?

How Games Mess up Romance

With Mass Effect, Persona 5, and Doki Doki Literature Club, games teach us troubling things about love.

2018 Will Be the Year of Dancing All Night to Persona

With the upcoming releases of two rhythm games and an anime, it's a good year for Persona fans.

USgamer's Top 20 Games of the Year 2017: #5-#2

You thought you were getting our Game of the Year today? Sorry to break the news: but Day Four only leads to our second top choice of GOTY.

Axe of the Blood God: The 2017 RPG Year in Review Spectacular

PODCAST | Persona 5! Divinity: Original Sin 2! And so much more!

Kat's 10 Favorite Games of 2017: Japan Reigns

Japan owns a huge chunk of Kat's favorite games of 2017.

Matt's 10 Favorite Games of 2017: I Just Really Like Sad Robots, Okay?

A good year for humanist games.

Hirun's 10 Favorite Games of 2017: The Digital Beast in the East

It's been a year to remember for single player and Japanese games.

Persona 5 - How to Beat the Museum Palace Dungeon, Defeat Boss

The Dungeons in Persona 5 present a significant challenge to the Phantom Thieves, combing elements of stealth and exploration with brutal combat.

Persona 5 Big Bang Burger Guide - How to Increase Guts

Persona 5 throws plenty of activities at the player in the opening hours, but the Big Bang Burger Challenge offers a whole host of potential stat boosts at very little cost.

Persona 5 Negotiation Guide - How to Negotiate With Demons

Here you can find out all about how to wrangle all demons in Persona 5 for the very best loot available, as well as how to create new Personas from them.

Persona 5 Guide - How to Get a Job and Earn Money

Gaining and keeping a steady amount of funds is critical to the success of the characters in Persona 5.

Persona 5 Mementos and Requests Guide

A handy guide on how to undertake Memento side quests and tips on how to complete them.

Persona 5 Fusion Beginner’s Guide - How to Make Powerful Personas

Everything you need to know to get to grips with Persona 5’s Fusion system.

Persona 5 Confidant Guide - How to Max Out Your Social Links

How to level up in the best way possible. Use this guide to learn the ins and outs of Confidants and Social Links.

Persona 5 Gym Guide - Using the Protein Lovers Gym, How to Gain SP and HP

Persona 5 offers a bevvy of side activities for the player to undertake, but working out at the Protein Lovers Gym can offer some particularly useful bonuses.

Persona 5 Flower Shop Guide - How to Gain Kindness and Yen

Early in on Persona 5, the player can undertake a fairly easy job at the Flower Shop in Shibuya, using the job to both earn Yen and gain some Kindness points fairly quickly.

Persona 5: Guide and Tips - Best Confidants, Social Stat Building

While not a rigid day by day walkthrough, we have a light guide and tips to help you get started and get the best out of Atlus' sprawling JRPG, Persona 5.

Persona 5 Romance Guide - How to Romance Characters Ann, Makoto, Futaba

There's romance in the air in Persona 5, as the player can entice a variety of different characters throughout the game.

Persona 5 - How to Beat the Palace Dungeon, King Kamoshida, Heavenly Punisher

Dungeons are a key part of Persona 5, challenging the player in both navigation and combat. Although they're the toughest areas of the game, they also feature the best treasure items to acquire.

GameStop Black Friday 2017 Deals - PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, 3DS - Cheap FIFA 18, Wolfenstein 2, Persona 5

All of GameStop's best Black Friday 2017 deals for PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and more.

Persona 5 $30 Black Friday Sale Deal

No need to resort to thievery with a price this fine. Pick up one of the best RPGs of 2017 for an incredible Black Friday price.

Atlus Releases New Persona 5 Ultimate Edition, but It's Pretty Expensive

A complete digital edition of the game will come with all the DLC.

[Update] Atlus Issued a DMCA Takedown on a PS3 Emulator Patreon Over Persona 5

Update: Patreon calls the issue "a gray area"

Axe of the Blood God: Diving Deep Into RPG Battle Systems

PODCAST | Kat is joined by a guest to dissect the history and design of RPG battle systems. Plus: NieR Automata and Persona 5!

Axe of the Blood God: Atlus Dives Deeper Than Ever Into the Persona Well

PODCAST | Plus thoughts on the Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Beta!

Does the Persona Series Benefit From all the Spin-offs?

The Persona community talks Persona Dancing games.

Persona 5 Anime Announced for Japan

The Persona 5 train continues.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: It's a Bad Year to Be a Good Game (Plus: Meet Birdo!)

I just want to hug all the cats and play all the games.

USgamer's Favorite Games of 2017 (...So Far)

Holy cow, June's already over? This year is flying by.

Nintendo Dominated April Video Games Sales, Helped Grow Entire Industry

A rising Nintendo lifts all video games.

The Real-World Problems Behind Persona 5

Behind every Palace of Persona 5, there’s a real-world scandal.

Atlus Apologizes, Slightly Changes Persona 5 Streaming Restrictions

Still no Share button functionality though. Long live bad phone pics.

Some Interesting Domains for Persona 5 Spin-Offs Have Popped up on the Web

Hmmmmm, are our dreams of Persona kart racing becoming a reality?

Localization Editor Highlights Persona 5's Translation Problems Through a Funky-Fresh Website

What, specifically, is wrong with Persona 5's translation? One localization editor is ready to take you to school.

Persona 5's Immensely Jazzy Soundtrack Is Available Now on iTunes

Not on Apple Music or other streaming sites though.

The Definitive Persona 5 Power Rankings

Persona 5 has too many characters. So we ranked the most essential.

Starting Screen | Starting Screen: Owning a Console is More Complicated (And Expensive) Than Ever

The PS4 Pro and Scorpio are obscuring some of the traditional benefits of owning a console. Plus: Trails of Cold Steel, X-Men, and all your favorites from the crew of USgamer.

The Scorpio Reveal, Persona 5 Streaming Drama, and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.

Axe of the Blood God: The Persona 5 Streaming Drama

PODCAST: Kat and Nadia examine some of the drama around Persona 5, the possibility of Seiken Densetsu 3 in English, and more.

Don't Worry, The PS3 Version of Persona 5 Is Totally Fine

Worry not, players of last-gen consoles.

Persona 5 Has Ties to Literary History

Before Persona 5's Phantom Thieves, there was Arsène Lupin.

Puyo Puyo Tetris Is the Latest Sega Game to Be Hit With Post-Launch Streaming Guidelines

Move over Persona 5, there's another game with post-release streaming guidelines in town.

Persona 5 Ships 1.5 Million Copies Worldwide

The latest title in the Persona series is off to a great start.

Persona 5 Is Proof That Impeccably Stylish UI Design Matters

Sometimes navigating menus is tedious. In Persona 5, it's anything but.

Persona 5's Katsura Hashino on His Favorite Characters, Japanese vs. Western Storytelling, and Anxiety

"So many people are getting carried away with their anxiety that they’re losing touch with what’s really going on."

Persona 5's Opening Labyrinthine Trek Through Shibuya Station Invites You to Get Lost

Who knew getting lost in the subway could be so absorbing.

So, What Defines a Persona Game?

Still clueless on the ins and outs of the Persona series? We have a primer to get you up to speed.

Persona 5 Downloadable Content Dated, Cornucopia of Costumes Confirmed

If you're ready for Persona 5, you're probably ready for Persona 5 DLC.

Persona 5 Review

A stylish victory.

Persona 5 Review Round-Up: Phantom Thieves Are Stealing Hearts And Scores

You may be shocked to find out that reviewers enjoy Persona 5.

In Defense of Persona 3’s Bleak, Uncompromising Dungeon

Persona 3's purposeful Tartarus found itself entrenched in deep Greek mythology.

The Persona Spin-Offs That Should Totally Exist Someday

A few months ago Atlus released a survey asking fans what they want next from the Persona series, so we thought of our own ideas.

End Credits: A Look Back on This Week's Best Articles About Mass Effect, Nier, Zelda, and More

End Credits wraps up the week by pointing you to the coolest stuff we wrote across the past five days. This week: Disney Afternoon Collection is coming (but not to Switch), Zelda's oozing with cool stuff, and Mass Effect Andromeda looks ... ehh.

The Shin Megami Tensei Games You Should Play After Persona 5

With Persona 5 quickly approaching in just a few weeks, we conjured a gateway guide to the games in the grim, grim, grim universe of Shin Megami Tensei.

Starting Screen | Starting Screen: What Do You Do When Too Many Great Games are Coming Out at Once?

Strategies for keeping your sanity amid the rush of Zelda and Mass Effect. Plus: Metascores, obscure RPGs, game music, and more!

Persona 5 is Too Cool For School

PREVIEW: Persona 5 is out in a month, and we have our impressions of the game up to its first two Palaces.

USgamer Community Question: What Game Are You Most Excited For in 2017?

What game gets first dibs at your wallet this year?

USgamer's RPG Podcast: Our Most Anticipated RPGs of 2017!

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Kat and Nadia dig into Persona 5, Mass Effect Andromeda, and more.

How Japan is Taking Back Console Gaming in 2017

2017 IN PREVIEW: A new wave of Japanese console games is taking over 2017.

Persona 5 and Yakuza 0 Aren't Coming to Switch or PC

People are driving Atlus mad with platform questions about upcoming titles.

Thirteen Intriguing Games for 2017

2017 IN PREVIEW: From Horizon Zero Dawn to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, we pick 13 games that intrigue us for the upcoming year.

Seven Thoughts From PSX 2016

Observations on Last of Us Part 2, Persona 5's English localization, and everything else we saw at Sony's December showcase.

Persona 5 Delayed Until April 4, But Japanese Audio Joins the Party

Bad news, there's a delay for Persona. Good news, Japanese voice overs will ship with the game.

Persona 5 English Voice Cast Detailed

You won't have Japanese voices in Persona 5, so you should get used to these voice actors.

This Week's Streaming Schedule: Persona 5 and Civilization VI

Kat and Mike stream a couple games that aren't yet out in the US. Join them!

Persona 5 Import Preview: Two Hours and I'm Already Hooked

Can it just be February already?

USgamer's RPG Podcast Dives Into an In-depth Preview of Persona 5

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Elliot Gay returns to share his thoughts on the first 40 hours of the import version of Persona 5. No spoilers! Promise!

Persona 5 Debuts at Number One in Japan

That's what happens when you make people wait eight years for a sequel.

Persona 5 and SMT IV: Apocalypse Coming to Europe Via Deep Silver

Persona 5 will come to Europe finally, but no release date has been given.

USgamer's Best of E3 2016 Award Winners and Community Picks

You've seen our nominees and voted for your own. Which games stood out above the rest in a crowded show floor last week?

It's No Wonder Persona 5 Took Six Years to Make

Persona 5's ambition has pushed Atlus to the limit.

Persona 5 Ruins Relationships, Launches on Valentine's Day, Feb 14, 2017

Atlus' phantom thieves want to steal your heart and time on Valentine's Day 2017.

USGamer's RPG Podcast Explores Persona, Valkyria Chronicles, and Lost RPG Series

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: In the wake of fresh news about Persona 5, Nadia and Kat chat about the Persona series, as well as Valkyria Chronicles and forgotten RPG series.

Pre-E3 Reveals, Week 1: The Good, the Expected, the Intolerable

Who can wait a month? Check out our roundup of the biggest games announced before June's big event.

Eight Years in the Making: Persona 5 Gets a September 15 Release Date in Japan

Will we see a North American release in 2016 as well?

USgamer's RPG Podcast Counts Down the Most Intriguing RPGs of 2016

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: From Torment: Tides of Numenera to Persona 5, we examine the most intriguing RPGs of the new year.

The 16 Games We're Looking Forward to Most in 2016

2016 IN PREVIEW: From Fire Emblem Fates to Uncharted 4, these are the games we're excited to play this year.

Persona 5 and Games as the Voice of Social Unrest

Could video games become to this generation what embittered rock music was to our parents and grandparents? Anything's possible...

Axe of the Blood God Episode 25: Lots and Lots of RPGs (And Metal Gear)

Steve Tramer returns to talk Shadowrun Hong Kong and the delay of Persona 5, with Kat musing on Xenoblade Chronicles X and ranting about Destiny: The Taken King.

Today in Inevitable News: Persona 5 Slips to 2016

One of Atlus' biggest and most anticipated releases won't be seeing the light of day anytime this year.

Axe of the Blood God Episode 17: An Ode to the Four Job Fiesta and a Look Ahead to Persona 5

Special guest Steve Tramer returns to discuss Final Fantasy V, his misgivings about Vagrant Story, and more.

Persona 5: The Picaresque Pretty-Boy Phantom

Everything you need to know about Persona 5 is right here.

2015 in Preview: Another Vintage Year for RPGs is on the Way

With Persona 5, Bloodborne, and more on the horizon, 2015 could be an even better year for RPGs than 2014.

Sony's Pre-TGS Recap: Japan Stands Behind the PS4 and Vita

Sony outlines its Japanese priorities for 2014 and 2015, with the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita sharing the spotlight.

2014 in Preview: Want Emancipation? No, We Want Persona 5.

Cass and Pete get together to discuss what they'd really, really like Persona 5 to be like.

Persona 5 is Just the Beginning: Atlus Goes Persona Crazy

Jeremy Parish and Pete Davison break down Atlus' avalanche of Persona-related announcements from this weekend's fan event.