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Get Creative with Persona 2 Trailer Depicting RPG Editor

March 30, 2011 Written by Heath Hindman

Lots of RPG fans are eagerly awaiting an announcement from Atlus USA regarding the localization of Persona 2: Innocent Sin for PSP. That hasn’t happened yet, but in related news, there is a new Japanese trailer (below) and some news on a new addition to the modern remake. The game will feature a quest builder, with which players can craft their own scenarios from the ground up. Players can write the dialogue as well as choose the setting (from two possible high schools), dungeon, enemies, completion rewards, and which characters participate. There is a component for downloadable quests, and Famitsu readers will be able to get their own quest via the PSN Store upon the game’s release. What players might really dig would be the ability to share quests with other players online, but that has not been revealed at this time.

One of my own first thoughts upon reading this was “Heck yes, Wayne, I’m going to make easy quests with insane rewards.” So far, it seems like possible exploitation might be minimal, as the feature is not available right away, but must be unlocked. It doesn’t say exactly when or how it becomes available. Furthermore, one can only set rewards as something already found, not simply choosing from a list of everything in the game, requiring gamers to get that Holy Grail at least once before questing the bejeezus out of it, if that even ends up being possible.

In any case, here’s the latest Japanese trailer by Atlus you’ve been waiting for.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rLnf4kCiS4[/youtube]

Originally released for the PSOne, Innocent Sin is one half of the full Persona 2 saga. North America got the other half, Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, in late 2000. Stay tuned for further details.

[Source: Weekly Famitsu No. 1164]