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Catherine tops Japanese charts

After a period of intense interest amongst certain parts of the online games community, Atlus’ PS3 and Xbox 360 outingCatherine has debuted at the top of the Japanese software charts. The game is conspicuous by its blatant use of overtly sexual imagery – a surprising rarity in the still often …

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Atlus lives on

Japanese publisher Atlus has denied reports that it has been dissolved” by parent company Index Holdings. Speaking on the Atlus forums, site administrators claimed: Don’t worry, guys. This is just some corporate organizational maneuvering and won’t affect anything we do. Atlus is not becoming a mobile games company. The original …

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Publisher Atlus dissolved

Shin Megami Tensei publisher Atlus has been dissolved by its parent company Index Holdings. Gamasutra reports that the label may, however, live on in one form or another with Index pledging to to streamline its business focus to profitable core areas”. The company acquired Atlus in November 2006. Atlus is …

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Demons Souls triples expected sales

Japanese publisher Atlus has reported that its acclaimed Demon’s Souls sold three times more than it estimated in North America. The game, which wasn’t released in the UK, was expected to sell 75,000 copies. However Atlus ended up shifting 280,000 by the end of its second fiscal quarter in February …

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Sony admits Demons Souls mistake

A Sony representative has admitted to 1UP that SCEA’s decision not to publish From Software’s PS3 RPG Demon’s Souls in North America was a mistake”. The game, which was published by Sony in Japan, has become one of the surprise hits of recent months. Initially regarded as a niche project, …

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Fans choose badass moniker for Atlus fighter

It’s hard to say whether Atlus would have called its upcoming PSP fighting title Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble were it not for the naming competition thrown open to fans – though the answer is probably not.

 Nonetheless, the Atlus Faithful fan community has spoken and that’s exactly what the game …

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Trauma Center returning to DS

After a successful debut on DS and a remake/sequel on Wii, Atlus’ imaginative Trauma Centre franchise is heading back to Nintendo’s handheld, DSfanboy reports. The game, currently dubbed Under the Knife 2, will pick up where the first title left off, and will once again feature the likes of Dr. …

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