For a long time, video game adaptation has been safe at best, In the worst case, it can be daunting.. Sega is one of the most successful publishers to adapt its work, Sonic the hedgehog Was a movie Popular And respect the source material.The company has just revealed IGN We would like to continue this success and start adopting several titles developed by Atlus, one of the most acclaimed studios.
Toru Nakahara, Sega’s lead producer, said he believes Atlus games naturally fit into non-gaming media.
“The world of Atlas is filled with high drama, cutting-edge style, and fascinating characters,” he said. “A story like from” Persona The franchise has struck a chord with our fans and has the opportunity to expand folklore that no one has ever seen or played. Sega and Atlas are working together to bring these stories and the world to life through new media and for a new audience. “
Sega didn’t have the difficult facts to share about a particular adaptation or production company, but it seems that everything currently under the Atlus banner is being considered. Persona, CatherineWhen Shin Megami Tensei It’s one of three possible candidates from studio gamegraphy. All three are generally admired for their style and storytelling.
Persona When Shin Megami Tensei I also live in other media. for example, Persona: Trinity Soul It ’s a spin-off of the third game, Persona 4: Animation, Persona 4: Golden AnimationWhen Persona 5: Animation It was a loose rephrasing of those corresponding titles.These are just A small amount of sampling of other non-gaming media is connected with Shin Megami Tensei brand. However, almost all of these have been animated (except live-action) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil SummonerPerformed over two seasons spanning 1997 and 1998) And now, Sega is again looking for live-action adaptations.
Sega is certainly not the only company using game IP for use in more traditional media spaces.Sony Last us, Gran Tursimo, Twisted metal, horizonWhen God of War In the work. Microsoft Hello There was an unstable first season premiere on Paramount + Nintendo’s most famous plumber is doing another go-around with a silver screen in 2023..