Persona 5 Features
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.
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.
But Cloud is still the craziest reveal.
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!
Our rotating list of the best of the best for Sony's current-gen PS4 console, now bigger than before!
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.
My first foray into the Shin Megami Tensei series doubles as hellish field trip.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | A spoiler-filled discussion of NNK2's story, Monster Hunter World's new event, and more.
Persona 5 blends its music, visuals, and story so well, I wonder how it can be topped.
STARTING SCREEN | The Persona series is one that's built on deep character development, which is not a short-term anime series' strong suit.
With Mass Effect, Persona 5, and Doki Doki Literature Club, games teach us troubling things about love.
With the upcoming releases of two rhythm games and an anime, it's a good year for Persona fans.
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.
PODCAST | Persona 5! Divinity: Original Sin 2! And so much more!
Japan owns a huge chunk of Kat's favorite games of 2017.
A good year for humanist games.
It's been a year to remember for single player and Japanese games.
PODCAST | Kat is joined by a guest to dissect the history and design of RPG battle systems. Plus: NieR Automata and Persona 5!
PODCAST | Plus thoughts on the Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Beta!
The Persona community talks Persona Dancing games.
I just want to hug all the cats and play all the games.
Behind every Palace of Persona 5, there’s a real-world scandal.
And I no longer dread them.
Persona 5 has too many characters. So we ranked the most essential.
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.
ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.
PODCAST: Kat and Nadia examine some of the drama around Persona 5, the possibility of Seiken Densetsu 3 in English, and more.
Sometimes navigating menus is tedious. In Persona 5, it's anything but.
"So many people are getting carried away with their anxiety that they’re losing touch with what’s really going on."
Policing the spirit of rebellion.
Who knew getting lost in the subway could be so absorbing.
Still clueless on the ins and outs of the Persona series? We have a primer to get you up to speed.
You may be shocked to find out that reviewers enjoy Persona 5.
Persona 3's purposeful Tartarus found itself entrenched in deep Greek mythology.
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 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.
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.
Strategies for keeping your sanity amid the rush of Zelda and Mass Effect. Plus: Metascores, obscure RPGs, game music, and more!
PREVIEW: Persona 5 is out in a month, and we have our impressions of the game up to its first two Palaces.
What game gets first dibs at your wallet this year?
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Kat and Nadia dig into Persona 5, Mass Effect Andromeda, and more.
2017 IN PREVIEW: A new wave of Japanese console games is taking over 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.
Observations on Last of Us Part 2, Persona 5's English localization, and everything else we saw at Sony's December showcase.
Kat and Mike stream a couple games that aren't yet out in the US. Join them!
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!
That's what happens when you make people wait eight years for a sequel.
You've seen our nominees and voted for your own. Which games stood out above the rest in a crowded show floor last week?
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.
Who can wait a month? Check out our roundup of the biggest games announced before June's big event.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: From Torment: Tides of Numenera to Persona 5, we examine the most intriguing RPGs of the new year.
2016 IN PREVIEW: From Fire Emblem Fates to Uncharted 4, these are the games we're excited to play this year.
Could video games become to this generation what embittered rock music was to our parents and grandparents? Anything's possible...
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.
One of Atlus' biggest and most anticipated releases won't be seeing the light of day anytime this year.
Special guest Steve Tramer returns to discuss Final Fantasy V, his misgivings about Vagrant Story, and more.
With Persona 5, Bloodborne, and more on the horizon, 2015 could be an even better year for RPGs than 2014.
Sony outlines its Japanese priorities for 2014 and 2015, with the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita sharing the spotlight.
Cass and Pete get together to discuss what they'd really, really like Persona 5 to be like.