Persona 5

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Persona series is a part of Japanese franchise Megami Tensei and is famous for its anime-like visual style. Persona 5 follows the unnamed main character, a high school student who was falsely accused of assault. He joins the Shujin Academy where he becomes the leading member of Phantom Thieves of Hearts. They are a gang of vigilantes who can to control their Personas and use them in a fight. The Personas are manifestations of people’s personalities that look like fictional characters. The Phantom Thieves accompany the main character in his battles as a party.
The world of Persona consists of two parts. One is the modern Tokyo, in which the main characters live their daily teenagers’ lives. This is the place for most character interactions, including romancing. The other part is Metaverse, a parallel supernatural world that contains Palaces, which are manifestations of people’s malicious thoughts and desires. By day, the main character and his friends attend school and meet friends, and by night, they fight villains in the Metaverse to steal treasures from their Palaces.


Battles are turn-based, and characters use a variety of weapons as well as their Personas that provide them with battle magic.

Release Date

Sep 15, 2016

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Play Time

97.5 hours

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Mature 17+: Blood, Drug Reference, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Violence

System Requirements

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2300 or AMD FX-6350
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870
  • HDD: 25 GB

Interesting Facts

  • Persona 5 is set in modern-day Tokyo with navigable real-world locations within the city.
  • The player character is a silent protagonist, a commonplace feature in the Persona series, codenamed Joker.
  • The game incorporates role-playing and dungeon crawling elements alongside social simulation scenarios.
  • Persona 5 won several awards and has been cited as one of the greatest role-playing video games of all time.
  • Persona 5 has a number of bad endings which may occur.
  • The main theme of Persona 5 is freedom, anger and breaking free from oppression, to corrupted adults from the school, prestige class, gang, corporation, government and politics.
  • Persona 5 contains some Judeo-Christian symbolism.
  • The difficulty can be selected from “Safety,” “Easy,” “Normal” and “Hard.”
  • The party engages in strategic turn-based combat with Shadows and bosses using both melee and ranged weapons, instead of only one type of weapon.

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Third/First Person

Third person



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