Shin Megami Tensei IV (2013)

3.79 from 38 votes
The fourth numbered entry in Atlus's RPG series of occult-themed tales in a post-apocalyptic world.
First released
May 23, 2013
Aliases
Shin Megami Tensei 3DS, Shin Megami Tensei 4, SMTIV, SMT4
Franchises
Megami Tensei, Shin Megami Tensei
Developed by
Atlus Co., Ltd.
Published by
Atlus Co., Ltd., Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
Platforms
Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS eShop
Genres
Role-Playing
Themes
Sci-Fi, Anime, Post-Apocalyptic
Rating
CERO: C, ESRB: M
Releases
  • 3DS - Shin Megami Tensei IV Japan
  • 3DS - Shin Megami Tensei IV United States
  • 3DS - Shin Megami Tensei IV (ATLUS BEST Collection) Japan
  • 3DSE - Shin Megami Tensei IV Japan
  • 3DSE - Shin Megami Tensei IV United States
  • 3DSE - Shin Megami Tensei IV United Kingdom

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Shin Megami Tensei IV is one of the best RPGs on the 3DS
Game: Shin Megami Tensei IV
Genre: RPG
Developer: Atlus
Publisher: Atlus
System: Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Year of Release: 2013
Length of Playthrough: 63 Hours

Total Score: 95/100
Value Score: 9.5/10

• Story: 9/10
• Characters: 9/10
• GamePlay: 10/10
• Graphics: 8/10
• Sound: 10/10
• Music: 10/10
• Length: 10/10
• Replay Value: 10/10
• Player Value: 9/10

Pros
+High replay value such as New Game Plus and multiple Endings
+Great story, cast of characters and gameplay
+Great OST and voice acting
+Choice of multiple difficulty modes
+Great engaging and customizable gameplay

Cons
-Map areas can be confusing at times
-High difficulty even for normal battles
-Animated cutscenes are stills most of the time
-Visuals look outdated compared to other games from the same universe (due to the system it was released on)

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Series wise score comparison sake

Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS): 95
Shin Megami Tensei Persona 1 Portable (PSP): 88
Shin Megami Tensei Persona 2 Innocent Sin (PSP): 85
Shin Megami Tensei Persona 3 Portable (PSP): 95
Shin Megami Tensei Persona 4 (PS2): 97
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