Atlus’ Project Re Fantasy Concept Video, Site Update, Staff Members

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Concept Video

During the first live stream for Atlus’ new fantasy role-playing game, Project Re Fantasy, they showed off the first concept video for the game.

It is a high-concept teaser which communicates the goal of this upcoming fantasy RPG.

Music

The first piece of music composed for the project by Shoji Meguro was also played during the stream.

Website Update

The official website for the game, rpg.jp, has been updated at the end of the live stream for Project Re Fantasy.

It includes messages from each creator at Atlus’ new internal studio, Studio Zero. Producer and director Katsura Hashino’s message can be seen in a previous post.

The list of staff members involved with the project is as follows:

Producer / Director

  • Katsura Hashino (Studio Zero) [Shin Megami Tensei: NocturnePersona 3Persona 4Persona 5, and more]

Character Designer

  • Shigenori Soejima (Atlus Artwork Team) [Persona 3, Persona 4, Persona 5, Catherine, and more]

Sound Composer

  • Shoji Meguro (Atlus Sound Team) [Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne, Persona 3, Persona 4, Persona 5, and more]

I am doing my best to start creating music that I have never made before, and I am excited to undertake this new adventure as I ponder the challenge of revising my work from the beginning.

Scenario & Planning

  • Yuichiro Tanaka (scenario planner) [Persona 3Persona 3 FESPersona 4Persona 5, and more]
  • Azusa Kido (scenario & system planner) [Shin Megami Tensei: NocturnePersona 3Persona 4Persona 5, and more]
  • Atsushi Watanabe (system planner) [Persona 3, Persona 4, Persona 5]
  • Kenichi Gotoh (system planner) [Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha series, Persona 4 GoldenPersona 5, and more]

Programmers

  • Yujiro Kosaka [Persona 2: Innocent SinPersona 2: Eternal PunishmentPersona 3Persona 4Persona 5, and more]
  • Toshiyuki Niida [Shin Megami Tensei: NocturnePersona 3Persona 4Persona 5, and more]
  • Hirotaka Mizuno [Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King AbaddonPersona Q: Shadow of the LabyrinthPersona 5]

Designers

  • Yaushiro Akimoto [CatherinePersona 5]
  • Hiroki Fujioka [Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the TitanPersona Q: Shadow of the LabyrinthPersona 5]

Project Manager

  • Akiyasu Yamamoto [Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha series, Shin Megami Tensei: Strange JourneyPersona 3 PortablePersona 4 Golden, and more]

About Studio Zero

Via Gematsu:

Different from the studio that continue to work on series such as Persona and Megaten, Studio Zero is where we reconfirm the meaning of our existence from the starting point and once again begin a new challenge. Returning to our creative roots, we decided to establish this new studio as a starting point to create for all platforms as the big counter the current era requires. The participating staff that gather at this studio have, over the course of Atlus RPGs so far, are volunteers that have worked hard together and produced gameplay of value. What kinds of things will happen in the future? Please look forward to it.

As stated previously, Atlus has begun their recruitment drive for the project:

We’re looking for people who are ready to go on the journey with us.

Art

High resolution concept artwork for Project Re Fantasy has been made available through the updated website.

The official website also includes wallpapers of the artwork Shigenori Soejima illustrated during the live stream, on the “newslog” page.

Project Re Fantasy: A Fool’s Journey Begins currently has no slated platform or release date. The name is the code name of the game, and is not final.

RPG.JP

  • Nekko Blue

    Katsura Hashino, Shigernori Soejima, AND Shoji Meguro are all in this team?! The dream team who made the Persona games so popular are working on something completely new?? I feel like I’m dreaming, this is too great. XD

  • Warden64

    Please bring this to Xbox One as well!!! Then I can enjoy it! :)

  • friendly neighborhood_dude

    So who’s left on thier main Atlus team? This looks really promising.

  • Jordan Erbaugh

    Nice hopefully it’s like a high fantasy Persona. Social links in medieval times would be really fun!

  • Nicko Valentino

    basically atlus all-star in term of RPG