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Review: Omega Quintet (PlayStation 4)

Omega Quintet (PlayStation 4)

Poor first gig

It often feels like there are two contrasting ways to critique these anime-esque Japanese role-playing games. Do you rate it expecting readers to have intricate pre-existing knowledge of the tropes and experience that they're signing up for, considering that the vast majority with any potential interest will? Or do you discard this...

News: These Hyperdimension Neptunia VII PS4s Are an Otaku's Dream

These Hyperdimension Neptunia VII PS4s Are an Otaku's Dream

Noire way

There are no shortage of custom PlayStation 4 bundles in Japan, but that's not stopping Sony from preparing another trio of personalised platforms in order to tie in to the forthcoming Hyperdimension Neptunia VII. Due out on 23rd April in the Land of the Rising Sun, the Purple, Noire, and Goddess options will cost ¥41,980 ($352) apiece,...

News: Strategy RPG Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart Lands Next Month

Strategy RPG Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart Lands Next Month

Too many games, too little time

Everyone needs a change of pace sometimes, and the Goddesses of the Hyperdimention Neptunia universe are no different. Not only is the PlayStation CPU starring in her own game Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart, but it's also the first strategy role-playing game in the franchise – a perfect fit for its Vita...

News: PS4 Idol RPG Omega Quintet to Strut Its Stuff in Spring 2015

PS4 Idol RPG Omega Quintet to Strut Its Stuff in Spring 2015

Going international

Concerned about the lack of Japanese role-playing games on the PlayStation 4? You can always count on Compile Heart to plug the gap. Writing on Twitter earlier today, the prolific publisher confirmed that Omega Quintet will be waltzing into Europe and North America in Spring 2015. The title deployed in its native nation earlier...

News: PS4 Exclusive Omega Quintet Fuses Idol Simulation with Fighting

PS4 Exclusive Omega Quintet Fuses Idol Simulation with Fighting

Ain't no party like a Verse Maiden party

As far as this editor’s concerned, there simply aren’t enough games starring pop bands with superpowers, so Compile Heart’s impending PlayStation 4 exclusive Omega Quintet sounds like a real breath of fresh air. Combining both the idol simulation and Japanese role-playing game genres, you’ll play as...

News: PS4's First Japanese RPG Will See You Fight Evil by Dancing to Catchy Songs

PS4's First Japanese RPG Will See You Fight Evil by Dancing to Catchy Songs

Girl power

One of the bigger criticisms pointed at the PlayStation 4 right now is that its library largely consists of Western developed games. While there are some strong titles in its roster – including inFAMOUS: Second Son and Resogun – it’d be nice to see a few titles making the journey from overseas. Thankfully, Tokyo-based outfit...

News: Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP Brings the Console War to Vita

Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP Brings the Console War to Vita

Deploying this summer in Japan

The ongoing battle for Gamindustri and its inhabitants will make the transition to PlayStation Vita, an article in Dengeki PlayStation magazine has revealed. Siliconera reports that Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP will launch on 20th June in Japan, though additional details are scarce. Previous instalments in the...

News: Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 Makes The Console Wars Creepy Again In February

Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 Makes The Console Wars Creepy Again In February

If you're not familiar with the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, it's a JRPG take on the console wars

Get this, the game is set in the fictional world of Gaminudtri. Brilliant, huh? While the first game explored the rivalry between home consoles, it's sequel — due out in Europe on February 24th and North America on February 28th — looks at the portable market. Of course, you're not actually..