The Caligula Effect launch trailer, game now out in the US

Americans can play another not-quite Persona game as Atlus' The Caligula Effect hits stores, with an EU release next week. Also set in a school, Caligula see the students of Kishimai High School discover their education is all a Matrix-style lie!

UPDATE: EU Release delayed, no hard date, done when its done, translation troubles?

That Persona heritage comes from story writer and Persona series veteran Tadashi Satomi, who looks to have crafted a fine and dark tale. Can the Vita live up to the promise though?

The game features a dark story written by Persona series veteran Tadashi Satomi (the writer of Persona, Persona 2: Innocent Sin, and Persona 2: Eternal Punishment), 500+ NPCs to build relationships with, an addicting strategic battle system called "Imaginary Chain," original songs by celebrated Japanese music producers, and more! If you've been looking for a full JRPG experience on the PS Vita, The Caligula Effect is your jam. Just check out the eerie launch trailer below!