Shin Megami Tensei is one of gaming’s longest-running RPG series, and its third entry, subtitled ominously as Nocturne, is undoubtedly a fan favourite. With an upcoming HD Remaster, Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne has a chance to revitalize interest and bring in new fans to the mainline series before the release of Shin Megami Tensei V.
Nocturne rightly takes its time to set the stage. For nearly an hour, you find no combat at all, instead taking on the role of a seemingly regular high school student going to visit his teacher at the hospital with his classmates. Soon, however, you learn something is off in Tokyo. On your way to the hospital, a train station attendant