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Review: Dark Rose Valkyrie

The idea of having people from different game companies work on a project together is something that always piques my curiosity. These moments can result in wonderful creations that might've never happened if the teams didn't join forces, s...

 
 
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Nep nep nep nep nep nep nep this winter

It has been several months since the last game in the Neptunia franchise hit western shores and something about that is just wrong. Usually, we’re drowning in releases, but it’s been barren since October’s crossover with t...

 
 
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New Compile Heart games coming west in 2017

With last month's release of Super Dimension Neptune vs Sega Hard Girls, the calendar of upcoming titles from developer Compile Heart was looking a bit barren. In fact, nothing had been announced for western shores past that game. Well, las...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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, ...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Otome game Norn9 coming to Vita this autumn

Once upon a time, an employee at a well known localization house told me there wasn't a market for otome games in the west. The men in charge just didn't believe folks in North America or Europe would buy romantic visual novels that were cr...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Romance Frankenstein, Van Helsing in this Vita game

Your skin is poisonous. It rots and/or melts anything you touch. You haven't seen your pops in two years and live alone in a derelict mansion near London. Then, one day, Royal Guards try to capture you for some reason, and master thief ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Hyperdimension Neptunia SRPG hits Vita next month

Gamindustri's goddesses go to war next month in Hyperdevotion Noire­: Goddess Black Heart. In this strategy role-playing game, a first for Idea Factory's cult Hyperdimension Neptunia series, the ladies must, once again, put as...

 
 




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