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Persona 4 Golden coming to the PS Vita this Fall


With the Persona 4 Arena fighting game spin-off scheduled for this Summer for the PS3 and Xbox 360, Atlus is making sure that the PS Vita is getting a bit of the Persona love as well this year.

This morning,  the company announced Persona 4 Golden, an enhanced, portable, PS Vita version of one of Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4, one of the best RPG releases of the generation. With a whole lot of new content, including new voice work, remastered visuals, and an online dungeon rescue feature, this version of the game does sound totally like the gold standard.

Check out the first Japanese screens and read on for more info.

Persona 4 Golden is scheduled for a Fall release.

ATLUS, a brand of Index Digital Media, Inc., today revealed plans to publish Persona 4 Golden, a remastered version of the award-winning RPG Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4, in North America this fall exclusively for PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) handheld entertainment system.

With an overall Metacritic score of 90 and a multitude of "Editor's Choice" and "Best Of" awards, Persona 4 stands as one of the finest games ever made, delivering many dozens of hours of enthralling storytelling, immensely satisfying combat, intricate party management, and addicting demon collection and customization. Its brilliantly realized story–which features a memorable cast of personalities with whom the player can forge and strengthen pivotal bonds called "social links"–combined with the game's breathtaking visual and aural design, are part of an overall package that is on almost every genre fan's list of all-time favorites.

Now, following in the footsteps of Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable , the second highest rated PSP system game of all time (gamerankings.com), Persona 4 Golden for PlayStation Vita offers an enhanced and expanded portable version of the highly acclaimed original. Visuals have been beautifully remastered to take advantage of the PS Vita's crisp, vibrant 5" OLED display. The game's aural presentation is better than ever, with 1.5 times the voiced dialogue of the original release. A new online dungeon rescue feature allows users to call on other players for assistance when they are about to die in the TV world. Persona 4 Golden is also overflowing with new content: new Personas to collect; new story events along with an all-new character; stunning new anime cutscenes, which include a new opening animation with a new song from master composer Shoji Meguro; a host of fan suggested tweaks and changes, and much more! Persona 4 Golden is far more than just a handheld version of an all-time classic: it's the best way to experience it yet!

Persona 4 Golden is scheduled to release for PlayStation Vita this fall. For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com/p4g.