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Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor



Atlus Co.



Release Dates

06/23/09 Atlus
01/15/09 Atlus
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Community Stats

Owners: 88
Favorite: 6
Tracked: 3
Wishlist: 13
Now Playing: 4

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor - Summary

Tokyo is in full lockdown, the government’s swift, coldblooded response to a surprise demon invasion. Trapped within the sprawling metropolis is the city’s helpless populace, forced to turn on each other in order to survive. A mysterious piece of technology, the COMP, falls into the hands of you and your peers. This device allows you to form contracts, forcing demons to serve you in battle against the otherworldly creatures. There are others with COMPs, so-called demon tamers, who seek to use the demons to satisfy their own whims—be they for justice, peace, or power—in the chaos that was once downtown Tokyo.

Where did the demons come from? Why did they appear? Who created the COMPs, and what is their purpose? These questions must soon be answered, for if you fail to solve the mystery, much more is at stake than your own lives.


  • Shin Megami Tensei goes portable
    The absorbing story, addictive demon-fusing, and hardcore RPG battle that define the Shin Megami Tensei experience finally arrive on Nintendo’s popular dual screen handheld. Expressly designed for Nintendo DS, SMT makes a seamless transition with trademark gameplay features built into an intuitive presentation you can take anywhere!
  • Collect and fuse demons like never before
    Demon collection is updated for a new generation: competitive bidding determines the outcome! Place your winning bid through the easy-to-use menu interface to add new demons to your roster. Then, fuse them together to create new, more powerful creatures to aid you in battle.
  • Hybrid SRPG/RPG combat system
    A perfect synthesis of strategy and traditional RPG combat, you’ll need more than the usual battle strategy to come out on top. Deployed in teams of 2-3, you must choose the right combination of human and demons for each unit placed on the grid, then prepare to launch into first person turn-based battle in the tradition of the classic RPGs!
  • Many possible conclusions
    An epic story of mythological proportions lets you decide whether your loyalties lie with the angels, demons, or only yourself. Decisions made throughout the game will affect the course of the story, ultimately ending in a showdown where your choice of alliance will determine the survival of thousands.

Shipping Total

150,000 Units
As of: July 31st, 2009

Opinion (23)

Machina posted 07/12/2020, 02:03
Figure is for US & Japan.
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MrT-Tar posted 13/07/2011, 11:35
If the 3DS remake also isn't launched here in Europe, I'll import this no matter how expensive it is
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Jumpin posted 09/01/2010, 11:14
I got this one for Christmas; this is a fairly awesome Neo-JRPG, but the best Neo-JRPG is probably still The World Ends With You.
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IxisNaugus posted 05/11/2009, 10:20
PAL release date please
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whacker41 posted 19/09/2009, 02:52
I've got a hunch that says those US sales are overtracked.
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Tayne posted 10/08/2009, 05:08
Holding strong in the DS-only chart. I'll pick it up after I beat a few other DS games first or it gets a price drop.
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