NIS America announced tonight, that the third installment of the over-the-top and very Japanese comedy RPG series, Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory, will be released exclusively for the PS3 on March 12, 2013 for the North America and March 15, 2013 for the Europe. In addition to the game, the Neptunia iPhone app will also be available for fans worldwide. The app allows fans to take pictures with Neptune and Noire, wake up to their voices, and more! We have the first details, screens, and trailer from the game here for you to check out:
Several years after preventing Arfoire’s revival, Gamindustri has remained at peace. TheCPUs and their younger sisters have been enjoying their quiet lives for a while… Then oneday, the CPU of Planeptune—Neptune—is sent to another dimension. This newdimension feels very much like her own…except it has only progressed to theGamindustri of the 1980s. In this dimension, a group of villains calling themselves the“Seven Sages” are trying to create a world free from the rule of CPUs. With help from hernew friends, including that dimension’s CPU of Planeptune—Plutia—Neptune begins herquest to protect a totally different Gamindustri in her brand-new adventure!
You can check out the first screens and art from the international version of the game here:
- Dynamic Combat: Freely move units in battle to tackle foes! Set up your own combos, fill up the EXE Drive gauge, and then deal “massive damage” with your finishing attacks!
- Scout System: Send out Scouts to explore and gather information on dungeons! Level them up so they can find things you may have missed on your adventure!
- Flag System: Break or repair “flag” triggers in dungeons to activate different events when your Scouts return from exploring! This can change enemy spawns or reveal new items!
- Create Game Discs: Obtain blank discs and burn different types of data onto them to access new abilities! With the right combinations, you may even make a Godly Game! It’s your chance to craft your own AAA title for Neptune and her friends to equip!
We’ll be sure to bring you more info on Victory as it nears release.