The story depicts the remnants of Tokyo, ravaged by a catastrophe. Demons and humans co-exist, but in this state, the remnants of humankind are just a prize being fought over by the higher deities. One lone Hunter, the game's protagonist, meets an early demise and through a pact with a lesser god, is brought back to life in exchange for his pledge of servitude. From there, the protagonist allies with other Hunters in the ruins of post-apocalyptic Tokyo beginning a plot that crosses over with the events of Shin Megami Tensei IV.
An epic storyline that allows you to decide the fate of mankind, the Shin Megami Tensei is known for exploring the tenuous symbiosis between man and deity, reaches deeper than ever in Shim Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, as the band of main characters must decide which side of peace or anarchy they are on.
Demons aplenty! Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse has nearly 450 demons to fight, fuse, or recruit to player parties, with demons from a wide selection of cultures and religions.
Fuse for affinities. Demon fusion, combining two or more demons to form a more powerful one, is one of the cornerstones of Shin Megami Tensei games. Now, demons will have affinities for certain skills, giving players more decisions to make about which skills fused demons will inherit.