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About Persona 5

RPG fans rejoice! Uncover the picaresque story of a young team of phantom thieves in this latest addition to the critically acclaimed Persona series. By day, enjoy your high school life in the big city, spending your time however you please. The bonds you form with the people you meet will grow into a great power to help you fulfil your destiny! After school, use your Metaverse Navigator smartphone app to infiltrate Palaces--surreal worlds created from the hearts of corrupt adults--and slip away to your double life as a phantom thief.


Persona 5
Persona 5

Matt’s spent a good 100 hours with Persona 5 to see how it stacks up to years of hype and franchise expectations.
Wednesday 3 May 2017 11:00am | PS4 | 17

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Persona 5 Gets New...
Persona 5 Gets New Trailer as Release Gets Closer

The JRPG from Atlus has received a new video, showcasing the Phantom Thieves taking down Shadows.
Tuesday 7 Mar 2017 8:51am | PS4 | PS3 | 6

Persona 5 Infiltration...
Persona 5 Infiltration and Combat Trailer

Take a look at one of the game’s dungeons, as well as the types of monsters you’ll face off against inside it.
Wednesday 18 Jan 2017 8:38am | PS4 | PS3 | 1

See Persona 5’s...
See Persona 5’s Hacker Character in Action

Futaba Sakura will act as the party’s eyes and ears while in dungeons, as well as offering buffs to turn the tide of battle.
Thursday 8 Dec 2016 9:32am | PS4 | PS3 | 3

Introducing Persona...
Introducing Persona 5's Protagonist

In the lead-up to it's launch, it's time for western audiences to begin getting familiar with the Persona 5 cast - first up is The Protagonist.
Thursday 20 Oct 2016 8:00am | PS4 | PS3 | 1

See Some Persona 5...
See Some Persona 5 Summons, Fishing Minigame in Action

Atlus have released some new gameplay videos for their upcoming RPG, showing multiple characters in action.
Monday 1 Aug 2016 8:35am | PS4 | PS3 | 4

Persona 5 Gets New...
Persona 5 Gets New Trailer, Japanese Launch Date

The popular JRPG has gotten an Eastern release date of September 15, alongside a new trailer showcasing some gameplay.
Friday 6 May 2016 8:18am | PS4 | PS3 | 5

Persona 5 Delayed...
Persona 5 Delayed Until 2016, New Trailer Released

Persona 5 has been delayed "to make sure the next iteration of the Persona series lives up to the expectations of fans."
Friday 18 Sep 2015 9:53am | PS4 | PS3 | 1

Persona 5 Gameplay...
Persona 5 Gameplay Trailer Released

The new trailer introduces characters and themes central to Persona 5, as well as showing off different aspects of gameplay.
Friday 6 Feb 2015 11:54am | PS4 | PS3 | 6

Persona 5 Confirmed...
Persona 5 Confirmed for PlayStation 4

The previously PS3-exclusive Persona 5 will be coming to PS4 as well, as confirmed by a new trailer.
Tuesday 2 Sep 2014 9:43am | PS4 | 6

Four New Persona Games...
Four New Persona Games Confirmed for English Release

Persona 5, Persona 4: Dancing All Night, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax are all confirmed to a US release.
Wednesday 26 Feb 2014 8:32am | PS3 | 360 | Vita | 3DS | 8

Persona 5 Announced
Persona 5 Announced

You are a slave. Want emancipation? A brand new entry in the popular Japanese RPG series is coming to PS3 next year.
Monday 25 Nov 2013 12:05pm | PS3 | 9


April 2017 Game...
April 2017 Game Release Schedule

A new month, a new batch of games. What have you got to spend your cash on in April? Find out inside.
Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | Switch | PC | 3DS | 23

JRPGs Need Not Come...
JRPGs Need Not Come from Japan

Japanese-style RPGs are a global business, and we go hands-on with three great upcoming games from developers in France and Cameroon.
Monday 9 Nov 2015 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3

Videogame Crossovers...
Videogame Crossovers That Need To Happen - Part Two

Following Morgan’s list of dream crossover games, Matt brings his wishlist to the table. What would you like to see?
Friday 27 Dec 2013 3:01pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Vita | 3DS | 19


The Game Awards 2017:...
The Game Awards 2017: Winners List

If you missed the livestream on Friday afternoon, don’t worry! Here are all the winners from this year’s show.
Monday 11 Dec 2017 8:38am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Switch | PC | 3DS | 22

Here Are All the...
Here Are All the Nominees for The Game Awards 2017

It’s been a big year for games. Heavy hitters at this year’s show include Zelda, Mario, PUBG, and more.
Wednesday 15 Nov 2017 8:16am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 18

Multiple New Persona...
Multiple New Persona Games Announced

Persona Q2, Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night, and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night have all been revealed.
Thursday 3 Aug 2017 8:21am | PS4 | Vita | 3DS | 2

Persona 5 Anime in the...
Persona 5 Anime in the Works

Much like previous entries in the RPG series, Atlus’ latest game will also receive the animated treatment.
Monday 31 Jul 2017 8:59am | PS4 | 6

Sega Wants to Revive...
Sega Wants to Revive ‘Major IPs’

The Japanese company revealed in a business presentation that they plan to utilise their catalogue of franchises.
Tuesday 16 May 2017 8:24am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 3DS | 15

Persona 5 Streaming...
Persona 5 Streaming Restrictions Eased Up

Publisher Atlus has loosened their particularly stringent streaming and video content guidelines for their JRPG.
Friday 28 Apr 2017 8:23am | PS4 | PS3 | 3

Persona 5 Ships 1.5M...
Persona 5 Ships 1.5M Copies Worldwide

The latest entry in Atlus’ stylish JRPG series hit the milestone following its western release last week.
Monday 10 Apr 2017 1:14pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 11

Persona 5 Releases,...
Persona 5 Releases, Gets Heavy Streaming Restrictions

It appears that Atlus Japan’s aggressive stance has carried over globally, with some heavy restrictions on recordings.
Wednesday 5 Apr 2017 8:28am | PS4 | 11

New Games Releasing...
New Games Releasing This Week: April 3 - 9

Just what’s on the gaming agenda this week? We’ve arranged some of the biggest upcoming releases into one handy article!
Monday 3 Apr 2017 8:07am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 9

Atlus Is Working on a...
Atlus Is Working on a Brand-New RPG

The first piece of artwork has been revealed for the game, which won’t have ties to Persona or Shin Megami Tensei.
Wednesday 21 Dec 2016 8:59am | PS4 | PS3 | 3DS | 6

See Some of the Allies...
See Some of the Allies You’ll Make in Persona 5

See three new characters you’ll build relationships with, including a skilled Shogi player, a humble teacher, and a politician.
Tuesday 20 Dec 2016 1:58pm | PS4 | PS3 | 5

Persona 5 Delayed
Persona 5 Delayed

The game will miss its Valentine’s Day date, breaking the hearts of JRPG fans in the west.
Thursday 17 Nov 2016 9:20am | PS4 | 4

Persona 5 English Cast...
Persona 5 English Cast Announced

Atlus and Deep Silver have today announced the English voice cast line-up for the western release of their upcoming title: Persona 5.
Thursday 20 Oct 2016 8:00am | PS4 | PS3 | 3

Persona 5 Gets Online...
Persona 5 Gets Online Features

Called the Phantom Thieves Alliance, this optional component won’t affect the story, and can assist players in a number of ways.
Wednesday 31 Aug 2016 8:42am | PS4 | PS3 | 2

Persona 5 Coming to...
Persona 5 Coming to New Zealand This Valentine’s Day

Publisher Deep Silver confirmed today that the highly anticipated JRPG will be sharing its US release date in PAL and Europe.
Wednesday 10 Aug 2016 8:54am | PS4 | PS3 | 8

Watch 18 Minutes of...
Watch 18 Minutes of Persona 5 Gameplay

Atlus showcased some new gameplay footage for their upcoming roleplaying game in a promotional livestream.
Tuesday 19 Jul 2016 9:24am | PS4 | PS3 | 1

Deep Silver To Publish...
Deep Silver To Publish Atlus and Sega Games In Europe

The German publisher will take over where NIS America left off, bringing games like Persona 5 to our shores.
Friday 8 Jul 2016 12:00pm | PS4 | 4

Persona 5 E3 Plans...
Persona 5 E3 Plans Revealed

Developer Atlus has detailed its presence at the show this year, including Q&As, signings, and more guests and events.
Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 8:43am | PS4 | PS3 | 3

NIS Will No Longer...
NIS Will No Longer Publish Atlus Games in Oceania or Europe

The developer behind the Persona and Shin Megami Tensei games has cut ties with its publisher NIS America.
Tuesday 26 Apr 2016 2:00pm | PS4 | PS3 | 7

Persona 5 Release...
Persona 5 Release Schedule Confirmed

Atlus confirms Persona 5’s release schedule, and CEO Naoto Hiraoka also hints that the company is working on several unannounced titles.
Wednesday 13 Jan 2016 2:00pm | PS4 | PS3 | 1

Final Fantasy XV or...
Final Fantasy XV or Persona 5? Square Enix Wants to Know

Square Enix Japan have asked what game fans would buy first if they came out at the same time, hinting at at a winter 2016 release for FFXV.
Friday 18 Dec 2015 8:46am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | Vita | 3DS | 6

New Persona 5 Details...
New Persona 5 Details Emerge

From the story structure, themes, and character’s associated personas – the latest issue of Famitsu has a lot of content to tide fans over.
Thursday 24 Sep 2015 2:30pm | PS4 | PS3

Persona 5 Gets a...
Persona 5 Gets a 'Coming Soon' Teaser Site

Atlus have published a new teaser site for Persona 5, suggesting that more information, and possibly the game itself, is coming soon.
Wednesday 16 Sep 2015 8:31am | PS4 | PS3 | 2

Atlus Making...
Atlus Making Persona-related Announcement on May 3rd

Atlus will make a "super important" announcement related to the Persona franchise on the morning of Saturday, May 3rd.
Monday 28 Apr 2014 5:51pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | Vita | 3DS | 6

Persona 4: Golden...
Persona 4: Golden Ships 700,000 Units Worldwide

Atlus have announced that worldwide shipments for Persona 4: Golden have reached 700,000 since the game released in June last year.
Wednesday 4 Dec 2013 12:35pm | Vita | 6