Persona 3: Dancing and Persona 5: Dancing Famitsu Review Score: 32/40

Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night will be releasing in Japan next week, and this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine #1537 includes reviews for the upcoming rhythm games.

Persona Dancing Game Review Scores

  • Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night (PS4, PSV) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
  • Persona 5: Dancing Star Night (PS4, PSV) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
  • Persona 4: Dancing All Night (PSV) – 8/8/8/9 [33/40]

Review Details

Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night

  • 10 hours to clear, though it can be played in perpetuity. (Number reported by Atlus)
  • It basically follows P4D’s foundation.
  • Charming characters dance with a distinctive choreography.
  • The dialogue is fun.
  • Accessories for the characters can be arranged alongside a variety of costumes.
  • It’s refreshing to see the 3D character models move vividly.
  • There aren’t any new systems or mechanics added [from P4D], but a setting to modify note timing is available.
  • Character voices during dances can be set on and off [like in P4D].
  • Commu” mode is fun to watch because the 3D models move expressively.
  • The PS4 version is the one to get if one wants to enjoy the game on a big screen, while the PS Vita version makes the “scratch” input feel smooth.
  • There are difficulty settings, and the game is somewhat difficult overall.
  • It has a high degree of completeness as a game for fans.
  • There is a wide range of songs.

Persona 5: Dancing Star Night

  • 10 hours to clear, though it can be played in perpetuity. (Number reported by Atlus)
  • Good sense/taste can be felt from the production side.
  • “Commu” mode is where players can partake in conversation events, motivating one to see more and keep playing.
  • It would have been better if the VR mode was more substantial.
  • Sometimes songs can feel a bit too long, but people who played P5 can enjoy a variety of remixes.
  • The PS4 version looks beautiful graphically, and so does the PS Vita version.
  • The PS Vita version is easier to play compared to using a controller [for the PS4 version].
  • This game is cool and stylish, creating a clear contrast with P3D’s pop aesthetic.
  • It’s basically the same as P3D, but the UI design is different, so the change in atmosphere is felt.

This Week’s Famitsu Review Scores

  • Ayakashi Koi Gikyoku (Switch) – 7/7/7/7 [28/40]
  • Bravo Team (PSVR) – 7/6/7/6 [26/40]
  • Buddy Collection if: Red String of Destiny (Switch) – 7/8/8/7 [30/40]
  • Frantics (PS4) – 7/6/7/7 [27/40]
  • Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night (PS4, PSV) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
  • Persona 5: Dancing Star Night (PS4, PSV) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
  • Urban Trial Playground (Switch) – 8/7/7/7 [29/40]

The upcoming issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine May 31, 2018 (releasing on May 17, 2018) will feature Goro Akechi, in addition to a collection of character costumes.

Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night will be released for the PS4 and PS Vita on May 24, 2018 in Japan.

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