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Shin Megami Tensei is a remake of an earlier game with the same name. The changes mostly involve the visual aspect. The graphics have been updated to match the 2D standard of 32-bit consoles. Interior locations are much more detailed, with visible furniture and other items in rooms that were empty in the original version.

The most notable change are the 3D dungeons, which can now be navigated with smooth scrolling, unlike the "jumping" navigation of the earlier versions. The remake also has an additional difficulty level, dubbed "normal"; the original difficulty level is called "hard". The easier difficulty level also reduces the amount of random battles. Story, dialogues, layout of locations, and general gameplay remain unchanged in this version.


Shin Megami Tensei PlayStation This time, you dream in blue...
Shin Megami Tensei PlayStation If you die, you are shown this beautiful FMV. At least some consolation!
Shin Megami Tensei PlayStation The Heroine in her room
Shin Megami Tensei PlayStation A typical Shin Megami Tensei dungeon. They look now much better than they did on SNES

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Alternate Titles

  • "真・女神転生" -- Japanese spelling

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Unicorn Lynx (181705) added Shin Megami Tensei (PlayStation) on Jan 11, 2011
Other platforms contributed by Fred VT (25966), GTramp (61648) and Unicorn Lynx (181705)