SMT: Strange Journey Redux Famitsu Preview, Famitsu Review Score: 33/40

This week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu #1507 will contain a 12-page launch feature on Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Reduxand it will also incorporate the 25th anniversary of the Shin Megami Tensei franchise.

A preview for this feature has been released:

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Famitsu Preview 1 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Famitsu Preview 2

8 pages of the feature will look back at the past 25 years of the Shin Megami Tensei franchise.

Review

Weekly Famitsu #1507 also features a review for SMT: Strange Journey Redux:

  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS) – 9/8/8/8 [33/40]

The game took around 80 hours to clear, including additional content.

Review comments included:

  • Overall there has been an improvement in quality.
  • Saves in dungeons and other features make it easy to play.
  • The game’s appearance hasn’t changed much.
  • It will feel fresh for first time players.
  • The base game has not changed much
  • There is a wide variety of content.

Shin Megami Tensei Famitsu Review Comparison

Here’s a comparison to the Famitsu review scores of recent Shin Megami Tensei games.

  • Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS) – 9/9/10/9 [37/40]
  • Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne (PS2) – 9/9/9/9 [36/40]
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey (NDS) – 9/9/9/9 [36/40]
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (3DS) – 9/9/8/9 [35/40]
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS) – 9/8/8/8 [33/40]

This Week’s Famitsu Review Scores

  • FIFA 18 (PS4/PS3/NSW/XBO) – 10/9/9/9 [37/40]
  • Cuphead (XBO) – 8/8/8/9 [33/40]
  • Forza Motorsport 7 (XBO) – 9/9/9/9 [36/40]
  • Nidhogg 2 (PS4) – 7/7/7/7 [28/40]
  • Bond of the Skies (3DS) – 8/7/7/6 [28/40]
  • Go! Go! Kokopolo 3D: Space Recipe for Disaster (3DS) – 8/8/7/6 [29/40]
  • The Evil Within 2 (PS4/XBO) – 9/9/8/9 [35/40]
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS) – 9/8/8/8 [33/40]
  • Idol Time PriPara: Yume All-Star Live! (3DS) – 8/8/8/7 [31/40]
  • Amaekata wa Kanojo Nari ni. (PS4/PSV) – 6/6/6/7 [25/40]
  • Steam Prison: Nanatsu no Bitoku (PSV) – 8/7/8/7 [30/40]
  • Super Mario Odyssey (NSW) – 10/10/9/10 [39/40]

The November 2, 2017 edition of Famitsu—or issue #1507—will be releasing in Japan on October 19, 2017.

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