Developer Compile Heart revealed two new games in the Hyperdimension Neptunia U series last month. Recently, more information has surfaced about the two new titles: Hyperdimension Action Neptunia U and Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II. The games were revealed at the Game no Dengeki Kanshasai 2014 event, and the recent issue of Dengeki PlayStation has revealed that the spin-off Hyperdimension Action Neptunia U will be coming to the PlayStation Vita.
The game will be a spin-off game in the series, and will be a more action orientated game than other entries in the series. The game will be developed by Compile Heart and Tamsoft, the developer of Senran Kagura. The game will feature the main characters from previous games as playable characters: Neptune, Noire, Blanc, and Vert. The characters will also have customisation, as shown in the magazine scans below:
Additionally, the game’s release date has been revealed; it will be coming out in Japan on August 28. The game’s official website has also gone live.
Some screenshots of the game have also surfaced:
The next revealed game is Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II, the next instalment in the main series. A direct sequel to Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory for the PlayStation 3, the game will be the biggest game in the series. There has been lots of teases for the game in the latest Dengeki PlayStation, including this teaser video.
The game will feature an adult Neptune from a different dimension who cannot transform into a goddess. The game itself will be set across three different dimensions: Zero Dimension Netpunia Z: Ragnarok’s Goddess at the Edge of the Cliff, Hyperdimension Neptunia G: Gold Bellwether – Gamindustri’s Existence Transformation, and Heart Dimension Neptunia H: Trilogy Final and Thus into the Legend. Two new character will make its debut in the game, Uranus Uzume and an unnamed girl with blonde pigtails. Uranus has red pigtails hair and a orange and black megaphone. Some character designs of the new character and the adult Neptuna were in the magazine.
Hyperdimension Neptunia is a video game series developed by Compile Heart and Idea Factory. The games are JRPGs based around console wars, and their companies – Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft. The first game in the series released on the PlayStation 3 in 2010. The games have had many sequels and spin-offs since the first game, and even a manga and anime adaptation. Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation was produced by David Production and aired in July 2013. The latest game in the series was Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation, a remake of the second game in the series. It released on March 20th in Japan. There are two upcoming games for the Vita: a tactical RPG titled Hyper Goddess Faith Noir: Extreme God Black Heart, and the English release of the idol management game titled Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP. The games will release on May 29th, and in 2014 respectively.
Ultra Dimension Action Neptunia U will be coming out on PlayStation Vita on August 28. Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II has no set platform, but a confirmed window for 2014. More information about the games will be revealed in the upcoming weeks.
You can check out more information on the Vita spin-off on its official website: http://www.compileheart.com/neptune/u/
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