Music, visuals, characters and more praised.
Week several major releases out of the way, all eyes are now on Atlus’s Persona 5, releasing in April for the West following a delays. Reviews from Japanese publications like Famitsu have been positive but how will Western reviewers respond?
As it turns out, UK magazine GamesMaster reviewed Persona 5 and gave it 95 percent which translates to 9.5 out of 10. A scan of the review was posted on Reddit and the main features praised included the characters, overall look, music and the mix of school life and battling. The only real negative stated was the beginning six hours which dragged as you learned the ropes
Still, GamesMaster claims the game is better than Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 15. Considering the amount of development time that went into Final Fantasy 15 and the critical reception for the final result, it’s not exactly impossible. Still, if you enjoyed that game, then it seems a given that Persona 5 will be right up your alley.
Persona 5 arrives for PS4 and PS3 on April 4th for North America and Europe.