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Have a look at this highly NSFW Divine Prison Tower: Mary Skelter trailer

There are some things in life that can only be regarded as a tragedy. From one's apparent inability to use a Bowser amiibo in its intended manner, to Sony's constant disregard for the PlayStation Vita, save for its recent announcement of a ...   read

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Review: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death

When I'm reviewing a game, I keep a notebook for any information or anecdotes about it I want to remember when it actually sit down to type the review out. Scribbled on these pages will be names of places and characters so I don't forget, f...   read


Review in Progress: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death

If you would have told me at the beginning of this year that I’d be playing five games from Compile Heart, I’d had laughed. Before I actually sat down with one, I made a snap judgement about its games, thinking of them as childi...   read

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Get hard, Sega Hard, this October

Can you believe it's been 15 weeks since the last entry in the Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise was released? What's taking so long? If the past few months without your waifu have been excruciating, fret not. Idea Factory Interna...   read


Two more Vita games are jumping to Steam

Another day, another pair of once Vita exclusives making the jump to PC. Idea Factory International announced today Trillion: God of Destruction and MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies will appear on Steam this Fall. Both games, ...   read

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I'm ready to dump Hearthstone for a Compile Heart collectible card game

We still have another day or so in that Compile Heart teaser site countdown, but it looks like Dengeki PlayStation has already spilled the beans. According to Gematsu, the game set to be revealed this week is NepuNepu Connect: Chaos Champio...   read

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Fairy Fencer F
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Review: Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force

If there is one complaint of the current generation of gaming I wholeheartedly agree with, it’s the sheer number of “HD” remakes being shoved out because native backwards compatibility is absent on the PlayStation 4 and Xb...   read

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Is Compile Heart about to announce a crossover project?

For the past few days, a Compile Heart teaser site has been counting down to something. On the first day, there was just ominous artwork with the words "7 days to go" in English and the phrase "The gate to the world of chaos will ...   read

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Compile Heart's next game has a seal pirate

Compile Heart's newest RPG is Genkai Tokki: Seven Pirates for the PlayStation Vita. And thanks to a new trailer, we now have some idea of what it's all about -- world map and third-person exploration zones, with a cast of pirates and a...   read

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Review: MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies

I have a sneaky suspicion that Compile Heart will continue to make Hyperdimension Neptunia games until it's covered every single genre there is. So far we've had RPGs, a Musou-like, a tactical RPG, an idol-raising simulator, and now an...   read


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MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death

Dungeon crawler MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death headed West

Compile Heart's girls-'n'-mechs dungeon-crawler Death Under the Labyrinth is coming to PlayStation Vita (and PS TV) in the West as MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death, Idea Factory International has announced. The localized version will launch in Nort...   read

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Review: Trillion: God of Destruction

Coming away from Trillion: God of Destruction, it's hard not to get the unshakeable feeling that you just had an experience unlike anything you've had before. In an era of sequels, spin-offs, spiritual successors and games that are ins...   read

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Compile Heart's next venture is Genkai Tokki: Seven Pirates for the Vita

Compile Heart, developer of the Neptunia series (which just saw the release of Megadimension Neptunia VII overseas), has announced its latest game. It's called Genkai Tokki: Seven Pirates, and will feature a female cast of...well...pir...   read

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Megadimension Neptunia

Review: Megadimension Neptunia VII

Last summer, Destructoid promoted a blog by the magnificent OverlordZetta that asked what the deal was with Compile Heart. The question was a rhetorical one. OverlordZetta is a fan of the Japanese developer and used the premise to figure ou...   read

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Monster Monpiece gets Naked for cell phones

Compile Hearts is forgoing the PlayStation Vita for the next entry in the Monster Monpiece series. The company just announced Genkai Tokki: Monster Monpiece Naked for iOS and Android. Pre-registration is open up on the site, where you can ...   read

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Fairy Fencer F flits to PS4 with Advent Dark Force

Compile Heart's middling Fairy Fencer F is getting an enhanced version as part of a jump from PS3 to PS4 this November in Japan. It adds characters, story paths, and ups the party size to six, as you can see above in the wriggling nest of l...   read


Contest: Win a copy of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2!

Our friends at Idea Factory International have been kind enough to hook us up with 4 copies of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2! 2 for Steam and 2 for Vita! How awesome is that? What is Hyperdimension you ask? Well here is the official sy...   read

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What's the deal with Compile Heart?

[It's ok not to like things. I can't get into King of Fighters, for example. But Overlordzetta's interest in Compile Heart's games has led him to believe that a perfectly normal game development company seems to get an inordinate amount of ...   read

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PlayStation Vita strategy RPG Makai Shin Trillion out next month

Makai Shin Trillion is coming to Vita in Japan on July 23. We first saw it just over a year ago. The Vita strategy RPG comes from developer Compile Heart whose last four developed games (Fairy Fencer F, Hyperdimension Neptunia: Producing P...   read

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Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed

Over the years, I've developed a cautionary approach to Compile Heart projects. As a fan of Eastern games in general I'm always receptive to the idea of them, but as a development studio, they don't always follow through as well as they sho...   read

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Omega Quintet review
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Review: Omega Quintet

Omega Quintet is a game of firsts. Chronologically, it's the PlayStation 4's first exclusive Japanese RPG (Final Fantasy Type-0 originally being a PSP game). It's also developer Compile Heart's first PS4 game, and by certain logic...   read

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Review: Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart

Falling in love with potential can be dangerous. A mistake people make far too often when forging new relationships is placing undue expectations on others. People grow and change, but it's impossible to know how or when that will happen, l...   read

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Neptunia Re;Birth and Fairy Fencer coming to Steam

Idea Factory International has announced plans to bring a handful of its role-playing games to PC. Hyperdimension Neptunia, Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation, and Fairy Fencer F will all be headed to Stea...   read

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Omega Quintet

Idol RPG Omega Quintet hits PS4 in spring 2015

Omega Quintet is coming to North America and Europe next spring, publisher Idea Factory International announced today. The PlayStation 4 role-playing game stars a group of idols who must save the world from darkness with their sonic weapons...   read

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Fairy Fencer F review
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Review: Fairy Fencer F

If you want to think outside the box, the role-playing genre may not be the perfect playground for you -- at least, when it comes to traditional Japanese titles, which generally confine themselves to a set of tried-and-true mechanics. For s...   read

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