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Irvine , CA (September 10, 2004) - Atlus U.S.A. , Inc., a leading publisher of console role playing games, announced today that the official Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne website has gone live at The site features exclusive screenshots and movies as well as character bios, game information and downloadable goodies such as wallpaper and music from the game.


Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is actually the third game in the series which first appeared on the Super Famicom and were most recently remade on the PlayStation and Game Boy Advance. While Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne continues with its modern day apocalyptic setting, demonic overtones and mature themes, the PlayStation 2 version brings it into the next-generation of gaming with mind-blowing graphics and refinement of the game play system.

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne , is based on the special edition "director's cut" version of the game that was released in Japan earlier this year, which features an appearance from one of videogaming's most popular characters, Dante, from Capcom's, Devil May Cry series.

Set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo , Japan where nearly the entire population of the world is annihilated by a worldwide catastrophe called the Conception. Now the fate of the entire world now lies on the shoulders of one boy, who must battle his way through opposing demonic forces and shape the world to come... or destroy it.

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne Key Features:

  • Yesterday's foe is today's ally! Persuade over 100 different demons to join your party. Some demons may evolve into new forms on their own or fuse them to form even more powerful demons.
  • YCustomize your character with Magatama, living parasites that grant the host demonic powers!
  • YDepending on the choices you make you'll follow one of several ideologies which will ultimately determine the fate of the entire world!
  • YSpecial guest appearance by Dante, from Capcom's Devil May Cry series. Will he become your most feared enemy or your greatest ally?
  • YOver 50 Hours of gameplay!

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne? has a suggested retail price of US $49.99 and has not yet been rated by the ESRB. More information on Atlus U.S.A. , Inc. can be found on the internet at or

® 2004 Atlus SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI and SMT are trademarks of Atlus USA . NOCTURNE® is a trademark of Terminal Reality, Inc. and is used with permission; all rights reserved. DANTE from Devil May Cry 2 : ® CAPCOM CO., LTD. 2003 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Gail Salamanca


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