SNES Shin Megami Tensei urges you to kill
What happens when one of today's gaming discs get damaged or dirty? Well...most of the time not much. The game might not start up at all, a cutscene might skip or you'll just get thrown back to your consoles main menu. In that regard, the old cartridge-based games had a little more to offer. Assuming the game didn't crash outright, you'd often witness strange graphical glitches, hear weird Hypnotoad-like sounds and sometimes even experience some game-altering bug, like being able to walk through walls. Well...either that, or the game channels the forces of Satan and urges you to kill.
Such seems to be the case with the original Shin Megami Tensei for the Super Nintendo. A Japanese user has uploaded a video showing a rather strange occurrence: Instead of playing the intro after the Atlus logo disappears, the game displays a weird screen with red text, accompanied by a horrible sound that's kind of reminiscent of a church organ. See for yourself (the screen appears at around the 2min mark):
So, what does the message say? Simply put, it means "Eradicate immediately!" While the game could be simply telling you to delete your save file or something (albeit in a really creepy way) the verb kesu used here could also mean 'to kill'. I'll let you draw your own conclusions.
Keep in mind that this could very well be fake, but if it's not...God help us. Jack Thompson may have been right all along.
@ThePrinnyReviewer I would use the term "Organ Music" Verrrrrry loosely there.. Just looks like an error glitch to me. Still odd though
I would be very startled if that ever happened to me. .....Why do I have such a strange urge?
Proof that Shin Megami Tensei is Pokemon if all those accusations by religious nutcases about Pokemon being Satanic were true. Now if you'll excuse me, I must kill the pope..........The game told me to.
Must kill Lincoln
lol, honestly I was waiting for your opinion on this since you know Japanese culture.
すぐにけせ or breaking down to separate individual words すぐ に けせ. すぐ: meaning quickly. に which is a particle for either going or doing. けせ or 消せ which is the command form of 消す which means to put out or erase. Probably more of a corrupt data message.
.... >.> <.< >.>
...Sorry. I'll go home now.
i never played any of these games i wonder if they are worth trying out now
I own a copy of this game, heh maybe I should test it out too...
Normally I'd be sceptical, but since its Shin Megami Tensei I'm kinda not surprised, dood... My brain has already come to the conclusion that the line proberbly appears somewhere in game and its being flashed up here... The organ music seems like the sorta thing that would be in there somewhere too... Sounds like the games just enjoying its own glitchy goodness and trying to scare the shit outta someone... Or its a hack... In which case: SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY! (Or Old Nick may just be bored and having some fun... You can never tell with this sort of thing, dood...)
go to creepypasta and look up the BEN DROWNED story. in a nutshell it's a haunted LoZ:MM cartridge that haunts the player, and makes him go insane, it's extremely popular, almost as popular as slenderman.
what a load of bull, I don't feel any different after watching that, although I already did have the constant urge to kill but that's no cause for alarm.... the voices in my head told me so.
The game can see your soul! It knows what you are capable of!
Craig should test it out on his Super Famicom.
Sorry that line has been disconnected since 1992
Somebody, call Ghostbusters!
Watching this just after watching the BEN videos, I must conclude that the cartridge is haunted. This video did change my eyesight to have a red tint, but I don't feel an urge to kill.
This is kinda old news....
Always loved the Shin Megami Tensei series, so it wouldn't surprise me if they did this intentionally as their way of saying to delete the data. On the other hand, it could also be certain text in the game that already existed, But hey, who cares. Though, since it is a game built around devils and angels, it could very well have demonic ties...
Didn't Eternal Darkness for the Gamecube do the same thing?