Whilst the arena waits for extra information of what Atlus has deliberate for Personality’s twenty fifth anniversary, the writer has as an alternative introduced Soul Hackers 2, a recreation this is now not Personality 6 however nonetheless beautiful rattling cool.
A welcome marvel in its personal proper, Soul Hackers 2 is a sequel to 1997’s Satan Summoner: Soul Hackers, some of the extra difficult to understand Shin Megami Tensei spinoffs. At the beginning launched for the Sega Saturn in Japan, the sport merged the demon recruiting of its mother or father sequence with a ‘90s cyberpunk tale about Paradigm X, a Matrix-like virtual international that used to be covertly used to scouse borrow the souls of customers.
The sequel doubles down at the tech-fueled occult-Matrix thought of the unique, with a group of Satan Summoners operating to avert an apocalypse that spans each the true and virtual worlds, the use of the ability of demons to lend a hand them. Like maximum Shin Megami Tensei spinoffs, this may increasingly most likely contain gathering plenty of demons in addition to dungeon crawling, and possibly greater than a bit of nostalgia for fanatics of unloved Sega Saturn JRPGs.
PSA for the ones eager about taking part in the primary recreation: The one English-language unlock of Satan Summoner: Soul Hackers got here by means of an enhanced 3DS port that you’ll be able to nonetheless acquire from the Nintendo eShop — however handiest prior to it closes subsequent 12 months.