DISCLAIMER: there will be endgame spoilers for Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse and Persona 4 Golden (it makes sense in context) from the middle of the “the cast” section to the end of the “the endings” section.
I’ve been playing Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse for the past few months pretty much daily, and last week I finally finished the game, clocking in at about 50 hours of playtime. I came into Apocalypse shortly after getting addicted to Shin Megami Tensei IV (one of those lucky situations where you finish the first installment and discover that the sequel is almost out) and it both met and exceeded my expectations. Before either, the only SMT games I’d played were Personas 3 and 4, but I’m so glad that I finally branched out.
Since you can find a decent, objective review of Apocalypse written by seasoned professionals just about anywhere, I’m going to be providing you with my skewed, subjective review of the game that focuses more on my personal impressions – the main difference being that I discuss the attractiveness of the male cast more so than the average reviewer. Here we go!