The latest trailer for Atlus’ upcoming fourth entry in the titular Shin Megami Tensei series is upon us. In this brief minute-long snippet we get a glimpse at the fundamentals of being a spirit fusing samurai on the mean streets of Mikado.
The game play features the usual SMT fare fans have grown to love. Demon fusing, negotiation, and tactical turn-based RPG combat are all hallmarks of the series, and they are back in full force in SMTIV. One thing that does stand out, however, are the lush and detailed visuals of the new game which seem to put the 3DS’ hardware to good use.
Atlus has come out swinging on Nintendo’s handheld the past few months, releasing the excellent Etrian Odyssey IV in March, and last month’s impressive port of 1997’s Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers. With the latest entry in Atlus’ venerable Shin Megami Tensei series being released in North America on July 16th, Atlus seems to have found a loving home on Nintendo’s 3D-enabled portable.