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'''Megami Tensei''' (デジタル・デビル物語 女神転生, Dejitaru Debiru Monogatari: Megami Tensei) is the first game in the Megami Tensei series. It was developed by "Wolf Team" (the subsidiary of Nihon Telenet which is now "Namco Tales Studio"), and was released for the Famicom by Namcot in 1987 (there was also a prior version released for the MSX.
 
'''Megami Tensei''' (デジタル・デビル物語 女神転生, Dejitaru Debiru Monogatari: Megami Tensei) is the first game in the Megami Tensei series. It was developed by "Wolf Team" (the subsidiary of Nihon Telenet which is now "Namco Tales Studio"), and was released for the Famicom by Namcot in 1987 (there was also a prior version released for the MSX.
   
It was later enhanced-remade along with [[Megami Tensei II]] in a Super Famicom games known as ''Kyuuyaku Megami Tensei'' (Megami Tensei Old Testament).
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It was later enhanced-remade along with [[Megami Tensei II]] in a Super Famicom games known as ''[[Kyuuyaku Megami Tensei]]''.
== Characters ==
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* Akemi Nakajima
 
* Yumiko Shirsagi
 
* Loki
 
* Cerberus
 
 
== Gameplay ==
 
== Gameplay ==
''Megami Tensei'' is based upon the Japanese horror novel ''Dejitaru Debiru Monogatari'', and dedicates a large part of the game to dungeon crawling. The game also focuses very heavily on demons, which have gone on to become a trademark of the series. It was later followed by a sequel, and then by the follow-up [[Shin Megami Tensei]], (a name that would be used by most future games in the franchise). There have also been spin-offs, including the [[Last Bible (Series)|Last Bible trilogy]], [[Majin Tensei (Series)|Majin Tensei series]], ''[[Persona (Series)|Persona]]'' games, and [[Digital Devil Saga]].
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A large part of the game is devoted to scrolling, three-dimensional dungeon, something which was quite revolutionary for it's time. The game pioneered many of the features which are now trademarks of the [[Megami Tensei (Franchise)|Megami Tensei franchise]]. It, along with Square's ''Final Fantasy'' and Enix's ''Dragon Warrior'', set the standard for console RPGs, and each game managed to spawn a series which would take these different formulas to new heights.
   
The original ''Megami Tensei'' is a 3-D scrolling RPG that has some of the typical Mega-Ten gameplay systems such as the "Auto command" and the use of a computer to store demons.
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The game also focuses very heavily on demons, which have gone on to become a trademark of the series. It was later followed by a sequel, and then by the follow-up [[Shin Megami Tensei]], (a name that would be used by most future games in the franchise). There have also been many spin-off series, including the [[Last Bible (Series)|''Last Bible'' trilogy]], [[Majin Tensei (Series)|''Majin Tensei'' series]], the ''[[Persona (Series)|Persona]]'' games, and the ''[[Avatar Tuner]]'' dualogy.
== Notes ==
 
''Megami Tensei'' translates loosely to "Reincarnation of the Goddess".
 
   
The game was based after the novel ''[[Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei]]'' written by [[Aya Nishitani]].
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==Plot==
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''Megami Tensei'' is based on the ''Digital Devil Monogatari'' trilogy of books written by Aya Nishitani, but is not a direct adaption. It actually takes place after both [[Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei]] and [[Digital Devil Story: Warrior of the Demon City]], involving a scenario in which Loki and [[Set]] are resurrected by [[Lucifer]].
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== Characters ==
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* [[Akemi Nakajima]]
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* [[Yumiko Shirisagi]]
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* [[Loki]]
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* [[Cerberus]]
   
This game has never been officially released outside Japan in any form. A remake for the mobile phone is currently in development under the title ''[[Digital Devil Saga: Megami Tensei]]''.
 
   
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
[[Megami Tensei Spells]]
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*[[Megami Tensei Spells]]
 
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Megami Tensei (デジタル・デビル物語 女神転生, Dejitaru Debiru Monogatari: Megami Tensei) is the first game in the Megami Tensei series. It was developed by "Wolf Team" (the subsidiary of Nihon Telenet which is now "Namco Tales Studio"), and was released for the Famicom by Namcot in 1987 (there was also a prior version released for the MSX.

It was later enhanced-remade along with Megami Tensei II in a Super Famicom games known as Kyuuyaku Megami Tensei.

Gameplay

A large part of the game is devoted to scrolling, three-dimensional dungeon, something which was quite revolutionary for it's time. The game pioneered many of the features which are now trademarks of the Megami Tensei franchise. It, along with Square's Final Fantasy and Enix's Dragon Warrior, set the standard for console RPGs, and each game managed to spawn a series which would take these different formulas to new heights.

The game also focuses very heavily on demons, which have gone on to become a trademark of the series. It was later followed by a sequel, and then by the follow-up Shin Megami Tensei, (a name that would be used by most future games in the franchise). There have also been many spin-off series, including the Last Bible trilogy, Majin Tensei series, the Persona games, and the Avatar Tuner dualogy. 

Plot

Megami Tensei is based on the Digital Devil Monogatari trilogy of books written by Aya Nishitani, but is not a direct adaption. It actually takes place after both Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei and Digital Devil Story: Warrior of the Demon City, involving a scenario in which Loki and Set are resurrected by Lucifer.

Characters


See Also


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