Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers

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Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers
Publisher: Atlus
System(s): Sega Saturn, Nintendo 3DS
Sound driver:
Sega Saturn
SCSP (1/1Track)
Genre: RPG

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
¥6,800 T-14420G

Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo 3DS

Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (デビルサマナー ソウルハッカーズ) is a 1997 RPG for the Sega Saturn by Atlus released exclusively in Japan. It is part of their Megami Tensei video game series. It was followed by Devil Summoner Soul Hackers: Akuma Zensho Dai Ni Shuu, which was released a month later also on the Saturn.

In 2013, the game was re-released on the Nintendo 3DS under the name Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers making its debut in other markets outside of Japan.

Magazine articles

Main article: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

DSSH Saturn JP Flyer.pdf


SSM JP 19971031 1997-37.pdf

Print advert in

Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #73: "1997-37 (1997-10-31)" (1997-10-17)

SSM JP 19971205 1997-42.pdf

Print advert in

Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #78: "1997-42 (1997-12-05)" (1997-11-21)

Physical scans

Saturn version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
85 №466, p32
80 №1997-40, p189[1]
95 №, p8Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[2]
Sega Saturn
Based on
3 reviews

Saturn, JP
DSSH Saturn JP Box Back.jpgDevilSummonerSH Saturn JP Box Spine.jpgDSSH Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
DSSH Saturn JP Disc1.jpg
Disc 1
DSSH Saturn JP Disc2.jpg
Disc 2
DevilSummonerSH SS jp manual.pdf
DSSH Saturn JP Box Back JewelCase.jpgDSSH Saturn JP Box Front JewelCase.jpg
Jewel Case

3DS version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
85 2013-04-18
80 Famitsu
70 №141, p111
88 2013-04-16
85 October 2013
Nintendo 3DS
Based on
5 reviews

External links


  1. File:SSM_JP_19971121_1997-40.pdf, page 191
  2. File:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf, page 10

Megami Tensei games on Sega systems / published by Sega
Sega Mega-CD
Shin Megami Tensei (1994)
Sega Game Gear
Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible (1994) | Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible Special (1995)
Sega Saturn
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner (1995) | Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner: Akuma Zensho (1996) | Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner Special Box (1996) | Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (1997) | Devil Summoner Soul Hackers: Akuma Zensho Dainishuu (1997)
Xbox 360
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (2013)
Sony PlayStation 3
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (2014) | Persona 5 (2016)
Nintendo 3DS
Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (2013) | Shin Megami Tensei IV (2014) | Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth (2014) | Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (2015) | Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (2016)
Sony PlayStation Vita
Persona 4: Dancing All Night (2015)
Nintendo Wii U
Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE (2015)
Sony PlayStation 4
Persona 5 (2016)
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