Shin Megami Tensei IV ‘The Ritual’ English trailer
posted on 05.15.13 at 06:17 PM EDT by (@salromano)
Will the Gauntlet accept you to become a Samurai?

Atlus has released the first full-length English trailer for Shin Megami Tensei IV, showing the protagonist’s rite of passage in becoming a Samurai, field and battle gameplay, and of course, English voices.

Watch it below.

In related news, the game’s official Japanese site was updated today with special collaboration artworks from Tomomi Kobayashi, Hideo Minaba, Enami Katsumi, and Mitsumi Inomata. See those at the gallery.

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  • Zestevez

    Cringing at the terrible voice acting/

    • $18114340

      Not all of it is bad, but I *did* cringe every time I heard “SOMMERAI”.

      • Zestevez

        Oh man, the SOMMERAI was the only reason I cringed.

        • $18114340

          I think it’s not so much that the pronunciation was off, but that he said it so frequently.

          • Sevyne

            To be fair, he was actually saying it correctly. It’s just not how we’re used to hearing it and it was a bit forced. I still did cringe regardless though.

            • Budgiecat

              like “Kara-te” as apposed to “Kerotty”

  • Heavenly_King

    the game looks quite ugly.

    • Furious Francis

      What are you smoking? This game looks fantastic.

      • Heavenly_King

        when you are investigating the stage it looks cool, but when you fight it looks ugly as hell. Fighting in first person really?

        • Budgiecat

          Yeah shoulda been revamped for PS3/PS4 in third person with 3D enemies like in SMT III: Nocturne imo

  • Niyari

    sawmahrye. ooookay there buddy.

  • PrinceHeir

    i can’t wait for the premium edition :D

  • 罪罰

    Dat soundtrack.

  • OlimacFTW

    I barely can´t wait to enjoy ths wonderful game. Our friends in Japan will enjoy it next week.