Atlus has released the full version of the official website for Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey. The website contains details on the game’s story, cast, systems, and password feature, as well as a mission briefing to set the stage. There is also a special “What is SMT?” section lets newcomers learn about the history of the critically acclaimed series, while the downloads section gives them something to take away once they join the existing legion of fans (which they will, once they get familiar with Shin Megami Tensei.)
Aram Jabbari, the “Joint Project’s ad hoc minister of information” stated
“The official website for Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey is the only source of information anyone needs to consult for breaking news on the situation in the Schwarzwelt. Please remain calm and bookmark the website for regular updates from trusted experts on the subject.”
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Joruney will be released on March 23, 2010 and every copy of the game will include a soundtrack CD for the game.
When the black spot appeared in the Antarctic, mankind became nervous; when it began to spread, that anxiety turned to panic. The Joint Project, convened to discuss how to deal with the expanding anomaly, decided to send in four ships carrying humanity’s finest soldiers and most cutting-edge technology. The mission: to investigate what lay on the other side of what had been dubbed the Schwarzwelt and find out if there was a way to stop it from eventually covering the Earth.
You are an elite soldier hand-picked for the Strike Team, outfitted with a Demonica environment suit and posted to the Red Sprite under Commander Gore. Upon entering the Schwarzwelt, the crew finds itself forced to deal with harsh conditions, supernatural interference, and throngs of demons populating the bewildering world. What exactly is the Schwarzwelt? What awaits at the end of this strange journey? It is entirely in your hands to find out…
- Shin Megami Tensei goes beyond – Strange Journey’s game mechanics represent a return to the proud tradition of the all-time dungeon-crawling classic SMT: Nocturne, while its story takes players into the near future on a mission to save Earth and to understand humanity’s position within the larger universe.
- A dark turn into science fiction – Who or what is causing the black hole that is engulfing the Earth? A mission to investigate the cause uncovers a whole world of demons that humans knew nothing about. Do they seek your destruction or will you seek theirs? Will you decide to save Earth or choose another path for humanity?
- Team up with demons – Demons may be friends or foes depending on your ability to negotiate, bribe, and coerce them to join your party. With more than 300 types of demons, you’ll have a huge variety of battlefield encounters and an equally large base of options on which to build your party strategy.
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