For ages now, Persona 4 fans have eagerly awaited word of an enhanced port, similar to Persona 3 Portable. And after much teasing, from mostly Atlus themselves, it's official: Persona 4 Golden is coming to the PlayStation Vita.

For starters, the remake will feature a new character named Mary. It's currently unknown if she's a female version of the protagonist (who goes by either Sōji or Yū in the official manga and anime, respectively). The package also includes 1.5 times the amount of voice acting of the original, wireless support if you find yourself needing help in a dungeon, new animated segments plus a new opening movie, and a new song from Shouji Meguro.

On top of all that will be "other elements that fans of the original have heavily requested" according to Andriasang. It's due Spring 2012. But that's not all! You also have Persona 4 The Ultimate In Mayonaka Arena, a fighting game being developed by Arc System Works.

Reports are somewhat conflicting; Andriasang claims this new game takes place two years after the events of P4, but Siliconera states it's only two months after. But both state that characters from Persona 3 will also make an appearance.

Furthermore, Persona 5 is finally underway, with all the usual suspects resuming their roles; Katsura Hashino is directing, Shigenori Soejima is handling character designs, and Shouji Meguro is composing the music once again.