Persona 5 has joined its predecessors in getting an enhanced release, albeit in a shorter time-frame. As very much the definitive edition of the game, Persona 5 Royal’s new content adds a good amount of freshness, while tweaks elsewhere ensure it keeps even more in step with players.
Persona 5 Royal
An enhanced version of Persona 5 with new content, characters, etc.
JRPG Study Time is a series where we explore the vast world of JRPGs and how they have evolved. This time, we take a look at one of the genre’s most accomplished modern titles, Persona 5 Royal.
We’re back with a juicy show to kick off May. Alex, Chris, Josh, and Kelley join host Anna Marie for a catch-up segment of what we’ve all been playing for the last two weeks. News of the last two weeks gets a little weird as games are being delayed left and right, yet Indivisible somehow gets released early? What a weird world we live in.
Alex, Josh, Kelley, and Peter join hosts Chris and Anna Marie for a lively show, but be warned: CONTAINS PERSONA 5 ROYAL AND FINAL FANTASY 7 REMAKE SPOILERS in the Now Playing section. Beyond that, the panel discusses news of the day, including the bizarre Cooking Mama drama. Hey, that rhymes!
Alex, Kelley, Nathan, and Peter have all descended into the slums of Midgar, so the Final Fantasy VII Remake dominates our Now Playing, but Anna Marie still manages to answer a question left over from last week about Persona 5 Royal. Our listeners recount their memories of the original FF7 and we even manage to squeak in some news of the week too.
This week in Q&A Quest, we discuss Persona 5 Royal. We also compare and contrast the N64 and Sega Saturn.
We’ve let the boys sleep in this week! Alice, Anna Marie and Kelley rock the LadyCast this week, discussing their creepy Animal Crossing denizens, April Fool’s, which industry CEO is a giant jerk, and the big release of the month.
The Phantom Thieves have made their triumphant return and are looking to steal more hearts in North America and Europe. Persona 5 Royal is now available in both regions.
Peter, Kelley, Chris, and Anna Marie are joined by Alice this week; while she didn’t deliver any missiles, large robots may be a part of the podcast in unexpected ways! We discuss cheating on the stalk market, the news of the week, and your feedback. Now to wait for our copies of Persona 5 Royal to arrive…hurry up already!
Guest star Sam Watcher joins us, and that means this week’s podcast is officially explicit! Between the occasion cuss bomb, we discuss Animal Crossing and Chris’ poor decision making, Alex’s dive into Persona 5 Royal, and exactly why Kelley needs to finish FF7: Crisis Core in the near future. Anna Marie and Peter round out the ‘cast crew this week as we dive into the weekly headlines along with your feedback.
The Phantom Thieves are back for more in Persona 5 Royal at the end of the month. Though a review wasn’t able to be completed in time, we have plenty of thoughts from the first half of the game.
Atlus released a new brief, story-focused trailer for Persona 5 Royal. The Phantom Thieves will be looking to steal hearts at the end of the month.
In the latest Persona 5 Royal trailer, Morgana gives newcomer Kasumi a crash course on the game and its new additions. RPGamers have a little over a month before they join back up with the Phantom Thieves.
Persona 5 Royal’s western release is now just a couple of months away. Atlus released a new English trailer introducing the members of the Phantom Thieves.
As a prelude to our annual awards, which as usual should hit at the end of January, the RPGamer staff picked out many of the upcoming titles that they are most looking forward to. We hope you enjoy reading about our most anticipated games, and please let us know which ones you are most excited for.
The Phantom Thieves have revealed when they plan to strike again in North America and Europe. Persona 5 Royal will be coming west in March.
Morgana’s Final report on Persona 5 Royal introduces the new My Palace feature. There is also news on some DLC, including challenge battles against the previous two protagonists in the series.
Atlus has unveiled the opening movie for Persona 5 Royal. The Phantom Thieves smash some buildings before their newest member dances in the rain.
Atlus has released Morgana’s fifth report for Persona 5 Royal. The new video shows new additions to Persona 5’s daily life and Velvet Room areas, as well as the first look at the game’s title screen.
With Persona 5 Royal a couple of months from release in Japan, Atlus provided another official trailer and a character trailer for Joker. There is also a teaser that information about Persona 5 Scramble will be coming in October.
Takuto Maruki will join the cast of Persona 5 Royal as a student advisor. In addition to his role as a counselor at Shujin Academy, he also acts as a Confidant under the Consultant Arcana.