Pocket Gamer
Game review
Persona 4 Golden
An absolute golden nugget
by Vaughn Highfield 1/2/2013
Product: Persona 4 Golden
Publisher: Atlus
Format: PS Vita
Genre: RPG
Players: 1
Version: US
[enlarge screenshot]
19 more pictures >
Being a high school student can be tough. Not only do you have to balance a healthy social life with extracurricular activities, school studies, and a part-time job, but you've also got to solve a mysterious murder case that's plaguing your hometown.

Okay, so it's possible that the last part doesn't apply to you, but that's exactly how the teenage protagonists of Atlus's Persona 4 Golden spent a year of their high school lives.

A foggy outlook

Persona 4 Golden puts you in the shoes of the perfect J-RPG stereotype: a young, mostly silent, and rather blank protagonist. And an unnamed one at that - though I've given him the unofficial name of Hugo Estiban. ...
Read more >

A lack of real Vita innovation lets it down somewhat, but that aside this is a perfect pocket-sized JRPG that'll keep you gripped to the screen until your eyes turn square. A must-have for any Persona fan
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 9
Value: 9
Innovation: 7
Overall: 9
More reviews >
Pocket Gamer homepage >
©2014 Steel Media Limited

Get even more pocket gaming goodness online at www.pocketgamer.co.uk