Reviews and Problems with Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory
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Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory
2 September 2013
Summary: A double-edged sword Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory is nothing if not high-concept. A thinly veiled allegory for the console wars, this is the third entry in a series of JRPGs which casts anthropomorphic caricatures of Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, and Sega as goddesses vying with one another for...
Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory (Sony PlayStation 3)
31 May 2013
Summary: The best way to describe Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory is by using the very metaphor that the game itself hinges its entire plot on. Imagine the game itself is a girl. Her humorous storyline and fun combat system draw you in at the beginning, and your relationship builds up pretty fast.
Excerpt: Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory is not a game for everyone, nor is it a game for RPG fans in general. Instead of catering to a large audience, Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory offers a very niche experience for fans of the series, or other offbeat JRPGs.
Conclusion: "...a game can't operate on premise alone, and that's Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory's greatest downfall." "At least the enemies themselves are interesting--players will be delighted to see parodies of real-world video games...
Pros: Plenty of quests to do, Cheery visuals and anime aesthetic, Some intriguing combat animations
Cons: Bland combat and errands to run, Extraneous, bloated dialogue in areas, Plodding narrative
Excerpt: Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory is the third PlayStation 3 installment in a series of RPGs that are jointly developed by Idea Factory and Compile Heart. Those particular two companies don't produce a lot of games that appeal to North American audiences in the traditional way that a Squaresoft or an...
Excerpt: Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory is the third game in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series from Compile Heart. Like its predecessors, the new installment takes place in the world of Gamindustri. As the name suggests, Gamindustri parodies the real gaming industry that we know and love.
Summary: Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory is a soon to be released (at least outside of Japan) Japanese RPG developed by Compile Heart and Idea Factory. Yes, one of those rare JRPG’s that actually make it across the ocean to us (hopefully) lucky non-Japanese speakers in a translated format.