Atlus to self-publish games in Europe

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    Atlus games have always faced a slight delay, in terms of making their way to Europe territories, with numerous titles facing large delay gaps between them and North America. To alleviae this, Atlus and SEGA had partnered up with NIS America and Deep Silver in order to speed up European releases, or at least give them a chance to be published. However, as of today, Atlus has announced that they will now be self publishing all future titles, and will be hiring three individuals to work at SEGA Europe offices to handle publishing efforts. The company states that this will allow for all markets to get video game localizations at the same time, as well as giving Europe a chance to purchase special editions of their titles, which usually are impossible to get ahold of there. This puts Atlus' and Deep Silver's publishing contract to an end, just barely a year after they'd been partnered.

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    i never heard about atlus. What games are they making?
     
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    Gotta give some love for Trauma Center games on DS and Wii. I really hope they would make remakes for 3DS and/or Switch.
     
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    Nice, they have fallen down a bit in my esteem in recent years, or at least others have risen to usurp the place they once held, but more games, more better.
     
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    Finally! I hope there's no more idiotic stuff like the SMTIV European delay.
     
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    Pretty much all good RPG on 3DS.
     
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    Good shit. Fuck Deep Silver. Hopefully my region finally gets some copies of their games for once
     
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    I'll believe it when I see it. It's Europe so Atlus will fuck this up somehow.
     
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    There is also a thing called videogames out there. Have you heard about those?
     
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    don't forget trauma center series. Since the engines are there, why can't they just release new trauma center games. Oh well
     
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    i know what videogames are, i just never heared about Atlus, so i went to games which includes every games.
     
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    Here's a list of some of the games they either developed or published. A lot of nice ones in there!
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Atlus_games
     
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    from the names i think i know 2 but the rest i never played/heared of
     
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    really? :huh:
     
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    What? Deep Silver did a good job at releasing games in the European continent and they even bothered to make reprints. Don't be so harsh on them.

    Also, Deep Silver are the ones who'll publish Shenmue 3 so love 'em or hate 'em they're always around.
     
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    Dont now, how i should feel about this since i usually buy ALL my Atlus physical games via Amazon USA since all Atlus games are usually around £10 cheaper over in US.Well in comparison to the UK prices i mean:P

    Regardless, i dont now what was wrong with Deep Silver since P5 is still on my bucket list. But it must have been bad for them to actually hire new staff in order to publish their games over in Europe. Europe seems to always have the most ridiculous release dates at least when it comes to Atlus. (Gosh that SMT Final took ages!!)

    But the fact that they dumped Deep Silver makes me nervous since well D.S just struck a deal with YS.net to publish Shenmue III:unsure:(i love both atlus games and Shenmue so i dont want either to have problems at launch.)
     
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    Nothing was wrong with Deep Silver. The problem is and always has been Atlus. Atlus have been through multiple publisher for EU and with the exception of NISA who somehow worked minor miracles with some releases, the releases have always been a trainwreck with the common factor being Atlus.
     
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    I don't get it, doesn't sega own atlus, so wouldn't they be publishing games under sega brand? I don't understand game industry standards. :unsure: