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Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne Atlus USA PS2 - $25 shipped


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#1 phogoodness

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 09:09 PM

Surprised to see that this still hasn't been posted here since it has been available at SD this morning, but SMT: Nocturne is selling for $25 at GQD. Credit to Libertarian at SD.

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#2 Mars10

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 09:21 PM

Snagged one! Thanks OP!

#3 djricekcn

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 09:22 PM

Is it even a deal? The price isnt really a deal, but the game is somewhat rare

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 09:30 PM

Is it even a deal? The price isnt really a deal, but the game is somewhat rare


Correction: "was" rare

Atlus has been reprinting these games in mass quantities. Nocturne is no longer "rare".

#5 mxpowar

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 09:40 PM

If only they would reprint the Persona PSone games again and not in limited fucking quantities...

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 12:22 AM

how does this game rate against P3 and P4? I've played P3 FES, enjoyed it, but stopped playing for a period and have not been able to get back into it.
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Posted 04 January 2009 - 12:25 AM

This was posted a while ago... not really a deal anymore.:-l

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#8 djricekcn

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 12:34 AM

Persona series and the authentic Shin Megaten series are way different, just sharing the same enemies and stuff. Shin Mega stories are usually alot darker than the Persona series (excluding P2). Authentically, Persona series isn't suppose to be recognized as the Shin Megaten series, but they probably did that over here in the Western market so it's easier to recognize for a minor series in the states.

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 04:56 AM

Thanks I missed out on this when it was cheap on Amazon, picked it up now.

For those who say it's not a deal where can I currently get it cheaper, nowhere I can find.

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 06:39 AM

nice, picked this one up too!

#11 Josef

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 06:47 AM

Surprised to see that this still hasn't been posted here since it has been available at SD this morning, but SMT: Nocturne is selling for $25 at GQD. Credit to Libertarian at SD.

http://www.gamequest...0865530069.html

Use code: cag1ship for free shipping.

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Actually, credit to Krymner at CAG who posted this back in November ;)

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#12 williamspam91

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 01:41 PM

awesome deal! thanks!

#13 dkn29

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 11:36 PM

how does this game rate against P3 and P4? I've played P3 FES, enjoyed it, but stopped playing for a period and have not been able to get back into it.


It's much better IMO, the game is pretty tough though. Although there is very little story, it gets the job done and held my attention much better than P3 or P4 did. Definitely worth the cost here.

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Posted 10 January 2009 - 03:42 PM

how does this game rate against P3 and P4? I've played P3 FES, enjoyed it, but stopped playing for a period and have not been able to get back into it.


Starting an entire team of the Pokemon-like creatures is a lot more fun than combat in P3 in my opinion, but at the same time the actual recruitment of said demons is total crap. If you're basing it off their personalities, good luck - there's no set structure to what demon types like/respond to...so it's just a guess. And bribery and other methods are equally shallow...a capture system like an actual Pokemon game would've been preferred IMO.

I like the P3 setting more, and it feels like the beginning of Nocturne had such a strong opening to the story...but ultimately lets down and you don't really get into it much more beyond the basic premise of the 'world reconstruction' bit.

Absolutely love the difficulty though, especially on Hard. Well, except for the Matador...that fight really shouldn't have been so overwhelming at the time it occurs...considering everything thereafter is a joke.

Hama skills are still annoying ^.^

#15 fakero

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Posted 10 January 2009 - 06:42 PM

Was thinking of getting a copy but it's out of stock now. :(

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Posted 10 January 2009 - 11:12 PM

Was thinking of getting a copy but it's out of stock now. :(


Don't worry, it probably the reprint edition. Also, the amazon usually has a deal with this game every once an while.

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Posted 10 January 2009 - 11:52 PM

OoS

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 12:00 AM

Starting an entire team of the Pokemon-like creatures is a lot more fun than combat in P3 in my opinion, but at the same time the actual recruitment of said demons is total crap. If you're basing it off their personalities, good luck - there's no set structure to what demon types like/respond to...so it's just a guess. And bribery and other methods are equally shallow...a capture system like an actual Pokemon game would've been preferred IMO.

I like the P3 setting more, and it feels like the beginning of Nocturne had such a strong opening to the story...but ultimately lets down and you don't really get into it much more beyond the basic premise of the 'world reconstruction' bit.

Absolutely love the difficulty though, especially on Hard. Well, except for the Matador...that fight really shouldn't have been so overwhelming at the time it occurs...considering everything thereafter is a joke.

Hama skills are still annoying ^.^



You forgot to mention that you fuse demons just link in Persona. Verbal recruitment is a guessing game sometimes. Even worse when they keep asking for stuff, then run away.

Nocturne is more of a straight up JRPG than Persona 3 and 4 Instead of cut scenes, the story really comes from NPC dialogue. The days aren't structured. Instead, you wander around post-apocalyptic Tokyo.

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 04:44 AM

Absolutely love the difficulty though, especially on Hard. Well, except for the Matador...that fight really shouldn't have been so overwhelming at the time it occurs...considering everything thereafter is a joke.

Hama skills are still annoying ^.^


Let's not forget the fight against Dante and Beelzebub's fly form. Oh gosh, they are hard too.