Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth came out in Japan on November 29th, 2018, and on June 4th, 2019 for the rest of the world. It’s a sequel of sorts to Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, though the events of each game have no bearing on the other. Both take elements from the Etrian Odyssey series, namely dungeon crawling, and put elements from the Persona series alongside them.
Even though I didn’t love the first game, my excitement over Persona was enough to get me to pre-order Persona Q2. It made some nice improvements over the first game, but I’m beginning to think the dungeon crawling genre might not be my cup of tea. Read on to hear my full thoughts on the experience in this spoiler-free review!