Going Retro: Persona

[![Persona 01](/contenPersona 01et/content/images/psogl2_001.jpg "Persona 01") If you saw my PS2 pile of shame list you saw that one of the top titles is Persona 3: FES. It made the list because I've heard from so many people that it's a great game. I have never played any of the Persona titles - actually, I've never played any of the Shin Megami Tensei titles. I'm not sure why, it's just that these games just never crossed my path when they came out but I'm going to do what I can to make up for this. As with all Atlus games the Persona titles are going require a small investment if your getting them from eBay. I got extremely lucky with my copies and managed to actually hunt down both Persona: Revelations and Persona 2: Eternal Punishment and stay under $20. As always the cheapest way to pickup older games is yard sales or thrift stores, although finding exactly what your looking for right when your looking for it is a [![Persona 02](/contenPersona 02et/content/images/psogl2_016.jpg "Persona 02") At this point I'm only around two hours into Persona: Revelations so I can't really say too much about it yet. I can however talk about why I decided not to play it on my PSOne. That's right I decided to begin playing using the ePSXe emulator. Why would I do this? Well, I've got some trips to NYC coming up in the near future so that means time on the Metro North Railroad. So, I'll be playing on my PSP as well since, the save games between the PC emulator and PopStation are compatible. [![Persona 03](/contenPersona 03et/content/images/psogl2_021.jpg "Persona 03") Also, it looks like I'm going to pick up a copy of Persona 2: Innocent Sin from eBay. Innocent Sin was never released here in the states but, a few days ago Siliconera posted a link to a blog about a fan translation project. Note The last screen shot is from the released version of Persona not from the fan traslation.