In Shin Megami Tensei IV, being a samurai of the Eastern Kingdom of Mikado requires intense training and meticulous focus during combat. Fortunately for the samurai-in-training, pre-orders and a limited run of first prints of the game will include a strategy guide to help endure the trials of combat. The 176-page soft-cover guide was developed specially for SMTIV by Prima Games, one of the leading guide-makers for video games.
In addition to walkthroughs, charts, maps, combat tips and fusion tables, the lengthy guide also contains select pre-production artwork of the game’s characters, designed by Masayuki Doi.
To reiterate – all pre-orders, regardless of retailer, will include the strategy guide, a component of the Limited Edition Box Set. Availability for non-pre-orders is not guaranteed.
Shin Megami Tensei IV will be exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS system and sold as a premium title beginning this summer. The game is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. More details will be revealed in the future, with updates on the official SMTIV website.
Pre-orders will guarantee the collectible box set, which includes a 176-page starter strategy guide and art book, soundtrack CD, and collectible slipcase.
Official Website: http://www.atlus.com/smt4
Strategy Guide – First Look: http://issuu.com/atlususa/docs/smtiv_strategy_designbook_sample