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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...   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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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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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 ...   read

 
 
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Hyperdevotion Review

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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Hyperdevotion Noire

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...   read

 
 
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Idea Factory Steam

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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Monster Monpiece

Monster Monpiece rubbing Vita owners the right way on May 27

It's finally here! Monster Monpiece, that deliciously risqué card battler brought to us by Idea Factory, is hitting North America on May 27 and Europe on May 28. For $29.99, you too can collect all the Monster Girls and level them up...   read

 
 
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Compile Heart still teasing PS4 RPG Omega Quintet

Oh good, another teaser for Omega Quintet, the next entry in Compile Heart's Galapagos RPG brand. Because we haven't had quite enough of those. Nope. Nope. Nope. We need more! The latest morsel of footage showcases the role-playing game's ...   read

 
 
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Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 comes to Vita in both physical and digital forms

Rejoice! New RPG Vita games keep coming. The newest is Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 (no typos there -- that's really what they're going with) which Idea Factory says is coming in both physical and digital forms to North America la...   read

 
 
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Hyperdimension Neptunia

Hyperdimension Neptunia PP dances west this June

Hypderdimension Neptunia: Producing Perfection is shimmying over to North America on June 3 and then Europe just three days later, NIS America has announced. The PlayStation Vita idol game stars the heroines of Compile Heart's RPG seri...   read

 
 
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Hyperdimension Vita

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re:Birth 1 coming to the US

Idea Factory has just confirmed the western localization of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re:Birth 1. It's a Vita remake of 2011's Hyperdimension Neptunia, and is set to launch in the summer of this year. This version will sport a ...   read

 
 
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Fairy Fencer F takes a stab at PS3 later this year

It's happening! Fairy Fencer F is headed to North American and European shores this fall, courtesy of the localization-smiths at NIS America. The turn-based role-player comes by way of Compile Heart, the studio behind the Hyperdimensio...   read

 
 
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Vita card game Monster Monpiece comes to NA, EU

Idea Factory International's first Vita game, Monster Monpiece, has been confirmed for North America and Europe today. This tactical card battle with RPG elements comes to PSN this spring.  If the name sounds familiar, it's probably b...   read

 
 
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So this is a 'rubbing, pinching, panty-wearing RPG'

Compile Heart has created a treasure trove of strange and unsavory things in its time, but this just make take the cake. Wait. Actually, no. Never mind. It's definitely up there though. The purveyors of games such as Hyperdimension Neptunia...   read

 
 
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Hyperdimension Neptunia

Hyperdimension Neptunia spin-off for Vita is super chibi

Hyperdimension Neptunia spin-off Hyper Goddess Faith Noire: Extreme God Black Heart is slated to bring another dose of Compile Heart's inexplicably popular franchise to PlayStation Vita on May 29 in Japan, Dengeki reports. The simulati...   read

 
 
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Idea Factory

Idea Factory International website officially launched

Fans of Idea Factory games rejoice, the official international website for all things Idea Factory is finally open for public consumption. As reported by our sister site Japanator, the focus of the site is to provide news and updates for up...   read

 
 
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Aksys looks to curry favor with new Sorcery Saga trailer

Aksys Games' upcoming roguelike dungeon crawler certainly seems good-humored. In Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God, an adventurous young chef sets out on a quest to save a local restaurant by whipping up the greatest cur...   read

 
 
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Fairy Fencer F strikes PlayStation 3 in Japan this week

Fairy Fencer F is cleaving its way onto PlayStation 3 in Japan this week. The fantasy role-playing game was developed in conjunction with Final Fantasy concept artist Yoshitaka Amano and composer Nobuo Uematsu, and sports an enhanced ...   read

 
 
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Idea Factory charters Western satellite studio

Idea Factory is establishing an outpost in California. The Tokyo-based publisher announced the creation of Idea Factory International today, which expressly aims to strengthen the company's brands around the globe. Former NIS America p...   read

 
 
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New Vita RPG

Disgaea 4 director working on new Vita RPG

You want more RPGs on your Vita? Your wish is granted! In addition to Phantasy Star Nova, Natural Doctrine, and a number of other games, Idea Factory is teaming up with the director of Disgaea 4 (Masahiro Yamamoto) for a brand new Vita RPG....   read

 
 
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Compile Heart has a Vita announcement coming Monday

All we can do is wonder until Monday (Japan Time) about Compile Heart's brief message on their homepage about a new Vita announcement. So see you back here on September 30. I hope it's something about Galapagos. They've thrown teases out a ...   read

 
 
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Feast your eyes on Fairy Fencer F opening film

Compile Heart has unveiled the opening film for its PlayStation 3 exclusive role-playing game, Fairy Fencer F. It looks, well, familiar. Despite boasting contributions from Final Fantasy illustrator Yoshitaka Amano and legendary composer N...   read

 
 
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Otome Games

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side hits PSP in August

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side will arrive on August 27, Aksys Games has announced. In addition to being among the last games join the PlayStation Portable's library, the title's release marks something of a rarity, as otome visual novels scarcel...   read

 
 
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