Persona 5 Strikers News
News Persona 5's Huge Success Is Down to Western Sales, SEGA Report Reiterates
How the tables turn
SEGA recently disclosed its latest sales data, and the report makes for a fairly interesting read — especially when it comes to Persona. The property now sits at 15.5 million units sold worldwide, which means that it's moved around 500,000 additional units since this time last year. The headline here, though, is that Persona 5...
News The Stunning Persona 5 Royal and Persona 5 Strikers Soundtracks are Now on Spotify
Atlus has released the full Persona 5 Royal and Persona 5 Strikers soundtracks on Spotify, much to the joy of game music fans everywhere. Both are lengthy albums — well over an hour each — and they sport some of the absolute best boss battle themes in modern gaming. Absolute must-listens. These soundtracks follow in the...
News PS Plus Games for January 2022 Are Available to Download Now
PS Plus games ready to roll on PS5 and PS4
New year, new PlayStation Plus games. Sony is kicking off 2022 with a pretty stellar selection of software across PS5 and PS4, and the trio of titles are rolling out right now. The new PS Plus lineup is live now in Europe, and will be arriving in other major regions very shortly. As a reminder, this month...
Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Games for January 2022?
Plus or minus?
We're of the mind that 2022 is off to a good start — at least in terms of PlayStation Plus games. But as always, we want to know what you lot think. Just to recap, subscribers get new space-faring, bug-splatting release Deep Rock Galactic alongside stylishly rough racer DiRT 5 on both PS5 and PS4. Persona 5 Strikers is the icing on...
Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 RPG of 2021
2021 was yet another good year for role-playing games on PlayStation. Granted, a lot of them were actually PS5 re-releases, but there were still plenty of top quality titles to go around. As decided by the Push Square editorial team, these are the best RPGs of 2021. Bronze Trophy: Persona 5 Strikers: Persona 5 Strikers is often...
News PS Plus' PS5, PS4 Games for January 2022 Announced
A strong start
January 2022's PS Plus games have been officially revealed, and it's safe to say that Sony is starting the year off with a bang. As is becoming the natural order of things, this is the same lineup that was leaked one week ago. Here's what we've got: DIRT 5 (PS5, PS4) Deep Rock Galactic (PS5, PS4) Persona 5 Strikers (PS4) Ag
Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 Art Direction of 2021
Fit for a gallery
Gee whiz, 2021 brought us some visually stunning video games. As such, we wanted to highlight the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 titles that truly widened our eyes over the last 12 months. Selected by the Push Square editorial team, these are our picks for the best overall art direction of 2021 — taking art style, animation,...
Game of the Year Top 10 PS5, PS4 Soundtracks of 2021
Play it again, Sam
If there’s one thing to always look forward to at the end of the year, it’s lists. As sure a thing as death and taxes, countdown lists may just be one of the most fun inevitabilities out there. The one offer this time is a glimpse at some of the best PlayStation music we heard in 2021. While it’s impossible to touch upon...
Game of the Year Brett's Top 5 PS5, PS4 Games of 2021
Our individual Game of the Year articles allow our lovely team of writers to share their own personal PS5 and PS4 picks for 2021. Today, it's the turn of reviewer Brett Posner-Ferdman. 5. Persona 5 Strikers: The Phantom Thieves of Hearts are back, and better than ever! Going into 2021, Persona 5 Strikers was easily one of my most...
Game of the Year Liam's Top 5 PS5, PS4 Games of 2021
The good lady Dimitrescu
Our individual Game of the Year articles allow our lovely team of writers to share their own personal PS5 and PS4 picks for 2021. Today, it's the turn of assistant editor Liam Croft. 5. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: It may only be fifth on my personal list, but Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy was probably the...
News Persona 5 Strikers Smashes Through 1.3 Million Sales
Persona 5 Strikers has done pretty well for itself. The action RPG, which launched back in February here in the West, has surpassed 1.3 million copies sold. Atlus had previously reported that Strikers hit 500,000 copies sold in Asia by the end of last year, so its Western release probably accounts for the majority of sales. It helps, of...
News The Phantom Thieves Go All-Out in Persona 5 Strikers Launch Trailer
See it coming
Persona 5 Strikers kicks into full gear when it launches on PS4 next week, and the game's launch trailer is here for one last burst of hype before release. The footage isn't really anything new, but the backing music? Utterly fantastic. Worth watching for that rocking guitar alone! In case you missed it, we gave the game a 'great'...
News Persona 5 Strikers Is Here to Steal Your Heart with a New Story Trailer
We're the Phantom Thieves
Persona 5 Strikers is just a week and a bit away from release, which means that it's time for another short but sweet story trailer. This one gives us a little more insight into the weird events that take place over the course of the game. In case you haven't already seen it, we published our Persona 5 Strikers PS4 review...
News Persona 5 Strikers Trailer Shows Off the Power of Each Phantom Thief
Behind the mask
With the game just a few weeks away, Persona 5 Strikers has unleashed a new gameplay trailer showcasing the skills of each Phantom Thief. As we noted in our hands on Persona 5 Strikers preview, your party members have their own unique moves and abilities — and learning to make the most of them significantly increases your odds of...
Hands On Persona 5 Strikers Is a Streamlined Sequel That's Smashed Our Expectations
Never see it coming
We've said this before, but Persona 5 Strikers is not the game that a lot of people think it is. Yes, it's co-developed by Omega Force — the Koei Tecmo studio responsible for the Dynasty Warriors series and its many, many adaptations — but this isn't just some hack and slash spinoff. We've spent around ten hours playing...
News Persona 5 Strikers Hits Back with a Bombastic New Trailer
River in a dry land
With its February launch finally creeping closer, Persona 5 Strikers is back with a rather short but sweet gameplay trailer. The action RPG really flaunts its style in this latest look, and the whole thing's held together by the game's rendition of Rivers in the Desert — the big boss theme from Persona 5. If that's not enough...
Preview Persona 5 Strikers Is Much More than a Hack and Slash Spin-Off
Looking cool, Joker
Just like Persona 5, Persona 5 Strikers is a story-driven RPG. Despite what you may have heard, it is not a wall-to-wall action game similar to something like Dynasty Warriors. Just like Persona 5, it has exploration in both the real world and the realm of the mind. It has long stretches of dialogue, cutscenes, and character...
News Persona 5 Strikers Officially Announced for Western Release in February 2021
It's official: Persona 5 Strikers is finally coming West next year. The action RPG launched in Japan ages ago, but it'll arrive in both North America and Europe will full English voice overs and localisation. It hits PS4 on the 23rd February, 2021 (over a full year since its Japanese debut). Naturally, the game's got an especially stylish...
Rumour Persona 5 Scramble Is Getting an English Release in February 2021
Leaked by Asian retailers, supposedly
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers may finally be heading West in the not too distant future, if new retail listings are anything to go by. A number of Asian websites have published product pages for an English version of the game, complete with English voiceovers. It should be noted that this isn't the...
News Persona 5 Scramble Localisation in Doubt After Title Is Missing from Koei Tecmo Report
But we wouldn't worry
Persona fans have started feeling a little uneasy about the yet-to-be-confirmed localisation of Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The action title, which released in Japan near the beginning of this year, featured in a Koei Tecmo financial report back in July, essentially pointing to a Western release at some point in...
News Persona 5 Scramble Is Planned for a Western Release According to Koei Tecmo Report
Get up, get out there
According to publisher Koei Tecmo's latest financial report, Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers will be heading West at some point. The title is listed as one of the company's Western projects -- Koei Tecmo being the developer -- and while we were always expecting Scramble to launch in North America and Europe eventually,...
News Persona 5 Royal Sells More Than 1.4 Million Copies Worldwide
Scramble nears 500,000
The Persona franchise is doing better than ever at the moment, and that's largely thanks to the JRPG masterpiece that is Persona 5 Royal. It currently sits in second place in our Best PS4 RPGs list, losing out only to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and now Atlus has annou
News Persona 5 Royal Survey Asks If Players Want Persona 5 Scramble to Come West
Persona 5 Royal is out now on PlayStation 4 here in the West, and Atlus is already asking players if they want to see Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers localised. As pointed out by Persona Central on Twitter, a new survey presents the following question: "How interested would you be in purchasing Persona 5 Scramble if it were to be...
News Persona 5 Scramble Enjoys Good Start in Japan, PS4 Version Easily Outsells Switch
Japan is clearly up for yet more Persona 5, as action-based sequel Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers has topped the latest software charts. It's off to a pretty good start, moving 162,000 copies or so across both PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Perhaps unsurprisingly, though, it's the PS4 version that's proving to be much...
News First Persona 5 Scramble Japanese Review Is a Positive One
45 hours of content
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers is out in just over a week in Japan which means that reviews for the eastern release are about to make themselves known. The first rating comes from Famitsu, with the outlet giving it 36/40. That comprises of four 9/10 scores. It's a rating lower than what Famitsu awarded Persona 5 and...
News Persona 5 Scramble Demo Is Out Now on the Japanese PSN Store
Nearly an hour of action
If you're so interested in Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers that you'd like to sample what it has to offer prior to launch, now's your chance. The game's pre-release demo is live on the Japanese PSN Store, so if you've got an active account for the eastern territory, you can log in right now and have a taste of...
News If You're Not Sure About Persona 5 Scramble, This Overview Trailer Is Worth a Watch
We've said it before and we'll say it again: there just doesn't seem to be much excitement surrounding Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The game's basically being billed as a sequel to Persona 5, but for whatever reason, there's a noticeable drop-off in terms of general interest. Perhaps we'll see more of a spike when Persona...
News Playable Persona 5 Scramble Demo Coming to PS4 in Japan
Get up, get out there
During the latest Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers livestream (which we've embedded above), Atlus revealed that the upcoming action RPG will be getting a playable demo in Japan. Due on the 6th February -- that's two weeks before the game launches in Japan -- the demo will give players a taste of what's to come. If you...
News Persona 5 Scramble's Opening Animation Is Unsurprisingly Slick and Super Stylish
Looking cool, Joker
It's not at all surprising to learn that Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers has a seriously cool opening movie. As with the Persona 5 intro, we're treated to sublime style, amazing colour combinations, and some extra smooth music. It's a joy to watch. If you're looking for more Persona 5 Scramble, it's worth mentioning...
News Persona 5 Scramble Looks More and More Like a Full Sequel in 2 Hours of PS4 Gameplay
The Phantom Thieves are back
There's a certain lack of hype surrounding Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. Despite being billed as what is essentially a sequel to the hugely successful Persona 5, it just doesn't seem to be attracting much attention. Perhaps that'll change once the West gets its hands on Persona 5 Royal in March, but in the...
News Latest Persona 5 Scramble Trailer Is Four Minutes of Anime Excellence
Take your heart
Phwoar, just look at this game. If there was any doubting that Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers was pretty much a full sequel to Persona 5, this latest trailer should put that claim to bed. From the dramatic story beats to the cheeky number two which transforms itself into the letter S once we reach the title card, this Dynas
News Persona 5 Scramble Proves It's More Than Just a Musou Game in New Morgana Trailer
In true Persona tradition, the newest Musou spin-off is back with another character-focused trailer for Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. Today's focuses on everyone's favourite cat -- Morgana. It's the usual spiel of hectic, seemingly enjoyable gameplay alongside clips and cutscenes that act as a direct sequel to Persona...
News Ryuji Still Loves Smacking Things in Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers
Good job, Skull
Atlus has dropped another Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers character trailer. This time, it's all about Ryuji and his favourite blunt instruments as he smacks and stomps his enemies. The brutish fighter plays pretty much exactly as you'd expect him to. The action role-playing game is due out in Japan on the 20th February,...
News Another Stylish Persona 5 Scramble Trailer Shines the Spotlight on Sophia
Call me through your cell phone
The marketing for Persona 5 Scramble appears to be seriously ramping up since the Japanese release of Persona 5 Royal is now out of the way. Following on from Tuesday's footage that placed the focus on Joker, Atlus is back with one more trailer which is all about Sophia. Check it out above. Clocking in at 1 minute 45...
News Persona 5 Scramble Looks Better Than Ever in New Joker Trailer
The Velvet Room is back
Yesterday, we learned that Persona 5 Scramble is far more than just a Dynasty Warriors rip-off. It's a fully-fledged sequel to the adventures of Joker and co, with a road trip across Japan taking centre stage. Today, howe
News Persona 5 Scramble Is a Direct Sequel to Persona 5, Development Is 90% Complete
The Phantom Thieves strike back
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers -- the upcoming action role-playing game from Koei Tecmo and Omega Force -- isn't just some Dynasty Warriors-style spin-off. As evidenced by the title's most recent livestream blowout, Scramble is actually an in-depth sequel to Persona 5. Be sure to catch the latest gameplay...
News Persona 5 Scramble Is Much More Than a Simple Action Game Spin-Off, It Seems
New trailer shows quite a bit
If you thought Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers was just going to be another Dynasty Warriors-style action game from developer Omega Force, then you may want to give the title's latest trailer a watch. It's pretty much our first proper look at the game in action, and from what we can tell, there's a lot more to...
News Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Returns With New Info Next Week
With Persona 5 Royal fast approaching its release date in Japan, we had almost forgotten about Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. Announced earlier in the year, Persona 5 Scramble is a full-on hack and slash action title featuring the cast of Persona 5. We've only seen a very small portion of gameplay so far, but that could all...
News We'll Hear More About Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers in October
Out of the shadows
With all the emphasis on Persona 5 Royal, it's been quite easy to forget all about Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The spin-off was announced back in April, and the bottom line is that it's an all-out action title (no doubt with some role-playing twists) in the same vein as
News The Mysterious Persona 5 S Is Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, and It's Coming to PS4
An action RPG
Well, we never saw this coming. Persona 5 S is actually a musou-style game. In other words, it's like Dynasty Warriors, and it's called Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. No release date or release window has been given. What do you make of this? Slice up some shadows in the comments section below.