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Report: Sega among companies vying for Atlus purchase

Sega is reportedly one of several groups bidding on Japanese developer and publisher Atlus Co. Polygon points to a Bloomberg Japan report claiming that Sega Sammy Holdings is one of approximately 20 organizations looking to buy Atlus from its parent company, Index Corporation. Bidding has reportedly ramped up to 20 …

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Atlus’ parent company Index files for bankruptcy

Catherine, Persona and Shin Megami Tensei publisher Atlus could be in trouble. Its parent company Index Holdings, which purchased Atlus in 2006, has filed for bankruptcy with the Tokyo District Court. Its debts are said to total 160m. It now seems likely that Atlus will be sold at part of …

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E3 2012: Persona 4 Arena NA release date announced

A release date for fighting title Persona 4 Arena was revealed by Atlus at E3 this morning, along with a decision that should please fans of the series. The game is to feature a dual language option, offering both an English-speaking dub and also the original Japanese recording. "Persona 4 …

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Persona 4 Golden coming to NA Vitas this fall

Atlus has revealed Persona 4 Golden will see release in North America. The updated Vita version of the PS2’s Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 arrives this fall. The enhanced port was announced for Japan back in August of last year. The game packs ‘remastered visuals’, 50 per cent additional voicework, …

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Catherine struts to the UK

Bizarre upcoming adventure Catherine will be released in the UK this year, courtesy of publisher Deep Silver. The adult-oriented game – which blends action adventure and puzzle gameplay with horror themes – has already generated plenty of coverage in the gaming press. It will arrive on multiple formats. Gamers control …

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Catherine cover toned down for US

Publisher Atlus has confirmed that it is to produce two versions of both the PS3 and Xbox 360 editions of obscure sexy puzzle title Catherine. Siliconera reports that one will carry the original Japanese cover art, complete with provocative undies (on PS3) and partially exposed rear (on Xbox 360). The …

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Could Catherine get a Western release?

There’s fresh hope that eye-catching console title Catherine could receive a release in the West. As spotted by BeefJack, a now removed listing for the game yesterday appeared on the website of games retailer GameStop. Until now publisher Atlus has doggedly insisted that the game would not be released in …

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