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Persona 4 Arena is a 2D anime-style fighting spin-off of our hit Persona RPG universe. Beloved  Persona 3 and 4 characters--Chie, Yosuke, Aigis, Teddie, and so on--will square off in the Midnight Arena as they try to figure out who pulled them into the TV world and why.  Developed in collaboration with Arc System Works, it is as well made and beautifully designed as fans of both developers' games would expect.  Players can expect a number of new modes and added content for the console release of the game.

IS YOUR HEART RATE ELEVATED AFTER READING THAT?  

If so, you should probably close your eyes and breathe deeply a few times.  Think about something calming, like puppies.  Or the ocean.  Or permanently losing your D3 character in Hardcore mode.

Also, check out this new batch of screens we're releasing focused on the game's core Arcade mode (i.e. what folks have been enjoying and raving about in Japanese arcades for months now).  We'll have a ton of additional assets in the coming weeks, many of which will dive further into the console exclusive content and other surprises, so... STAY TUNED.  Oh my gosh, the game is about a TV world and we just said "stay tuned."  You can't coach that.

Persona 4 Arena comes out on August 7th for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 systems.  There'll be a pre-order bonus "Arranged Soundtrack" CD at select retailers while supplies last, although there's a lot more info about that offer yet to come.  Visit the game's official, full, awesome website for more deets:   www.atlus.com/p4arena .  

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