• We could be dead by the time Persona 5 gets here
02.26.14

We could be dead by the time Persona 5 gets here

Time to start eating right. Seriously. After Atlus announced yesterday that Persona 5 was coming to North America for PS3, yes PS3, in 2015, I just hope I’m still alive and kicking when it gets here. I could suffer a drawn-out terminal illness and be long gone by the time it appears. Or more likely my PS3 could die.

Atlus seems sympathetic to the lag, thankfully, and are bringing out a whole slew of Persona titles for North America while we emaciate, uh, I mean wait. These include Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth (a Persona-fied Etrian Odyssey) and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (the Persona-fied fighting game) in fall, and Persona 4: Dancing All Night (the Persona-fied beat-matching game) in 2015, presumably before the big one hits.

Now I understand why the teaser imagery is of a ball and chain. It’s like a prison sentence waiting for this thing to drop. And you know what happens in prison. No, not that. The other thing. You die.