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Persona (PlayStation)

Persona Screenshots

PlayStation version

Persona PlayStation Title screen

Title screen

Persona PlayStation Intro

Intro

Persona PlayStation Zhuang Zi, anyone?

Zhuang Zi, anyone?

Persona PlayStation The butterfly is cruising over the city...

The butterfly is cruising over the city...

Persona PlayStation Mark was white in the Japanese version - the Americans made him black...

Mark was white in the Japanese version - the Americans made him black...

Persona PlayStation Philemon, one of the game's mysterious behind-the-curtain characters

Philemon, one of the game's mysterious behind-the-curtain characters

Persona PlayStation Choosing a name for the hero

Choosing a name for the hero

Persona PlayStation Menu

Menu

Persona PlayStation A typical 3D dungeon, viewed from first person perspective

A typical 3D dungeon, viewed from first person perspective

Persona PlayStation City map - top-down perspective

City map - top-down perspective

Persona PlayStation This tree is just a saving point

This tree is just a saving point

Persona PlayStation Sun Mall - a place for shopping and other, more... demonic business

Sun Mall - a place for shopping and other, more... demonic business

Persona PlayStation Drugstore. Get your drugs here!.. ... What?.. What did I say?..

Drugstore. Get your drugs here!.. ... What?.. What did I say?..

Persona PlayStation This guy is Igor, an omnipresent <moby gamegroup="persona">Persona</moby> character in the omnipresent Persona fusion room

This guy is Igor, an omnipresent Persona character in the omnipresent Persona fusion room

Persona PlayStation Viewing Persona cards

Viewing Persona cards

Persona PlayStation You'll see this (admittedly fairly nice) screen way more than you'd like to

You'll see this (admittedly fairly nice) screen way more than you'd like to

Persona PlayStation Every self-respecting RPG must have a place to make a quick buck!

Every self-respecting RPG must have a place to make a quick buck!

Persona PlayStation Persona equipment options

Persona equipment options

Persona PlayStation Regular battle on the world map against diverse demons. Battle menu is displayed

Regular battle on the world map against diverse demons. Battle menu is displayed

Persona PlayStation This hospital room looks a bit... disturbing, don't you think?..

This hospital room looks a bit... disturbing, don't you think?..

Persona PlayStation Subway dungeon. Details such as those posters aren't very common

Subway dungeon. Details such as those posters aren't very common

Persona PlayStation The automap is very helpful, indeed

The automap is very helpful, indeed

Persona PlayStation Nate is casting Nuke - a spell that was vastly overpowered in the US version

Nate is casting Nuke - a spell that was vastly overpowered in the US version

Persona PlayStation The hero is choosing abilities of his physical-oriented Persona. The purple dragon and his friends seem unimpressed

The hero is choosing abilities of his physical-oriented Persona. The purple dragon and his friends seem unimpressed

Persona PlayStation Mysterious ruins dungeon

Mysterious ruins dungeon

Persona PlayStation Lost Forest dungeon

Lost Forest dungeon

Persona PlayStation You guys, you just need to... chill a bit! Get it?..

You guys, you just need to... chill a bit! Get it?..

Persona PlayStation Each character has four unique actions available for demon communication

Each character has four unique actions available for demon communication

Persona PlayStation Entrance to a mysterious shrine

Entrance to a mysterious shrine

Persona PlayStation High-level dungeon with intricate art

High-level dungeon with intricate art

Persona PlayStation Casting a powerful wind spell on the enemy party

Casting a powerful wind spell on the enemy party

Persona PlayStation Every Japanese RPG must ponder these questions - and answer them pretty much the same way

Every Japanese RPG must ponder these questions - and answer them pretty much the same way

Persona PlayStation Fighting some impressive high-level guys. Checking out the description of their characters

Fighting some impressive high-level guys. Checking out the description of their characters

Persona PlayStation This place is... totally weird, and decidedly my favorite in the game. I want to go there and maybe organize a jam session or something

This place is... totally weird, and decidedly my favorite in the game. I want to go there and maybe organize a jam session or something

Persona PlayStation Brad isn't very bright, and his babbling just irritates this demon more!

Brad isn't very bright, and his babbling just irritates this demon more!

Persona PlayStation This cute dog-like demon is "stupid" - with his merciless sarcasm Nate has made a new naive friend!

This cute dog-like demon is "stupid" - with his merciless sarcasm Nate has made a new naive friend!

Persona PlayStation Where are the punks? The gangsters? Nobody?..

Where are the punks? The gangsters? Nobody?..

Persona PlayStation Factory dungeon

Factory dungeon

Persona PlayStation Sometimes, using plain old guns is the best course of action. Especially if you are overpowered like this!

Sometimes, using plain old guns is the best course of action. Especially if you are overpowered like this!