Get Your Goddess On | Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory Review
19 July 2013
Conclusion: All in all, Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory seems to bring the franchise one step forward, while taking a step back. It teases the fans of the series with a decent story and an excellent combat system. It also manages to frustrate the players when the game shows all the shortcuts the developers took. These lazy decisions hurt the value of the game overall.
Hyperdimension Neptunia V Review - poking fun at the console wars with an RPG twist
2 May 2013
Summary: An hilarious RPG that tries to be light-hearted, yet deep at the same time. Those who love Compile Heart style RPGs will fall in love with this sequel, but detractors will turn their nose up at it. Great for the fans but not a gateway game to bring non-fans into the fold.
Pros: Anime presentation, Deep, layered storytelling, The ample fan service
Excerpt: Hyperdimension Neptunia was a game with an interesting plot that was comical and entertaining with its alluded parodies to the gaming industry. The quirky dialogue, mischievous cast and repetitive dungeons were met with mixed reviews and fairly low review scores. NIS America has now brought the awaited sequel with Neptunia mk2 as an improvement of the original and to continue the latest JRPG project by Idea Factory and Compile Heart.
Excerpt: Hyperdimension Neptunia is undeniably a fun-sounding concept. In an RPG world based on the actual game industry, consoles and game developers personified as cute anime girls save the realm from rampant piracy, making joking references all the while. But as the original game showed, not even a cute concept can completely save an RPG from repetitive dungeons and poor combat design.
Pros: Catching obscure references, Much improved combat and exploration, The occasional clever joke
Cons: Choppy framerates and animation, Repetitive quests and story presentation, Feeling the need to shower after each session
Conclusion: Just like the two titles before, Hyperdimension Neptunia V is a lengthy experience. Depending on how you approach the game, you can since 3-40 hours into the experience. I’m currently clocked in at 55 hours. In terms of overall satisfaction, Victory comes up a bit short when compared to mk2, but that won’t stop you from enjoying the epic adventure.
Summary: Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 is a sequel to the RPG Hyperdimension Neptunia, which allows you to take control of a humanoid version of fantasy game consoles. For NeptuniaMk2 you will once again become a console goddess to protect the land of Gamindustri.
Excerpt: Have you ever secretly wondered what your favorite game console would look if it was a cute Anime girl? Wonder no more thanks to the Hyperdimension Neptunia series! The Neptunia series was developed by Idea Factory and its subsidiary Compile Heart. It was published in America by NIS. The companies have met before, in games such as Trinity Universe and Cross Edge (both for the PlayStation 3).