During their December 3rd press event, Idea Factory of Neptunia series fame announced five upcoming releases for the Spring 2016 season. The upcoming titles will make their way to PS®Vita, PlayStation®4, and Steam early next year! Get ready as this list is quite big and many of us here at Marooners’ Rock are excited to play some of these games on PC and console.
MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies (PS Vita, PS TV) – Spring 2016
Fight off zombie hordes with friends in the first multiplayer game in the Neptunia series, MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies for the PlayStation®Vita system and PlayStation®TV! Set in Gamicademi, Gamindustri’s academy for CPUs and CPU candidates, Blanc and friends must film a movie to save their school, fend off zombies, and look cute at the same time! Play with up to 4 friends or tag team with up to 4 characters, including new characters, Tamsoft and Uzume Tennouboshi, and familiar faces, Plutia, Peashy, Dengekiko, and Famitsu to Nep up some zombies! Additionally, you can stylize characters with accessories like glasses, eye patches, and masks to make sure you look extra cute while slaying!
Fairy Fencer F: Dark Advent Force (PS4) – Spring 2016
Fairy Fencer F is reborn as Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force for the PlayStation®4 system! Continue your adventure through three new story paths: The Goddess story, the Vile God story, and the Evil God story. Play as Fang and his gang as you face off against a new, evil organization, meet new fairies and fencers, and collect the furies scattered across the world. Each path leads to a different outcome, so choose wisely. Alongside new content, you can now have up to 6 characters on the battlefield at a time! That’s double the fairies and the fencing! With so many characters, players will be allowed to balance gameplay with three new difficulty settings: Easy, Normal, and Hard.
Monster Monpiece (Steam) – Spring 2016
These cards have heart! In the world of Yafaniel, humans and “monster girls” live an uneasy coexistence. You’ll train as May Esperio to become a master of these monster girls in strategic, card-based battle that features light RPG elements. Throw down with the enemy using your cards’ Skills and Potentials, and give their stats an extra boost with special bonuses. If you play your cards right you’ll collect over 100 monster girls to fight for you! You’ll get to level those ladies up with the First Crush Rub mode, which gives you a hands-on role in warming them up for battle!
Additionally, the updated PC port of Monster Monpiece will not have multiplayer support, however it will include all the original artwork featured in the Japanese release of the game.
Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed (Steam) – Spring 2016
Not only is Neptune traveling across dimensions – now she’s traveling across platforms! After its PlayStation®Vita/PlayStation®TV system release in Summer, Hyperdimension Neptunia™ Re;Birth3: V Generation will get a Fall 2015 release! Luxuriate in all the fourth-wall-breaking comedy you’ve come to expect, with a fine polish of 1080p graphics!
Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart (Steam) – Spring 2016
A spinoff of the Hyperdimension Neptunia series that takes place in an alternate world known as “Gamarket,” featuring Noire as the main protagonist. This is the first strategy RPG in the series and boasts a bundle of new playable characters for your moe army, item customization, the relationship-boosted Lily System, and even a chance to see Gamarket’s hardest-working CPU relax a bit with the “Sim Noire” mode!