Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Released Today in North America

Aug 27th 2014
HYPERDIMENSION NEPTUNIA RE;BIRTH1 RELEASED TODAY IN NORTH AMERICA, AND WILL BE DIGITALLY RELEASED ON AUGUST 27 IN EUROPE!

LOS ANGELES, CA., August 26, 2014 – Idea Factory International is excited to announce today that Hyperdimension NeptuniaTM Re;Birth1, a new installment in the long-loved fan-favorite RPG series Hyperdimension Neptunia, has been released on the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system in physical and digital forms in the North American market today, August 26, 2014. It will also be available in digital form in the European market tomorrow, August 27, 2014. Idea Factory International is also excited to reveal to fans in Australia that the game will be digitally released on the Australian PlayStation®Store! Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 is a remake of Hyperdimension Neptunia, which was previously released for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system in 2011. Updated event conversations, graphics, and newly added game mechanics will entertain fans who have already played the PlayStation 3 version of Hyperdimension Neptunia as well as newcomers to the series.

The official website for Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 now features a new gameplay trailers! Visit ideafintl.com/rebirth1 to find the trailers and more information about the game!

Story
Gamindustri: One of many parallel universes protected by four goddesses known as CPUs. Long ago, these four CPUs engaged in a war for supremacy known as the War of the Guardians. However, this war weakened their protective hold on the world inhabited by their people, and in turn it was flooded by monsters under the influence of an individual known as Arfoire.
During the War of the Guardians, one of the CPUs—Neptune—was defeated by the others and hurled down to the world's surface from the heavens. The fall caused Neptune to lose her memories, as learned by Compa and IF, who happen upon the fallen girl. A mysterious book containing knowledge of all Gamindustri's history suddenly speaks out to Neptune, Compa, and IF. With the assistance of this sentient book, the trio embark on an extraordinary journey across four different nations on a quest to save the entire world!

Key Features and Differences from the PlayStation®3 version
An overhauled battle system!
Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 takes the original game and equips it with the battle system of Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory! This gives the player a more in-depth gaming experience!
New scenario, new ending! The main story and event scenes are renewed from the PlayStation3 version. The core storyline will remain mostly the same, but the conversations between characters are all new! A new ending has been added as well! This will allow players returning from the PlayStation3 version to enjoy the game anew!
New “Remake System”! A new system has been added to Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1: the “Remake System”! It lets players customize and make changes to the game itself by obtaining “Plans”!
Receive Blank Discs to craft your own Game Discs! You can create unique equippable items by burning Idea Chips (abilities) onto Blank Discs! Depending on the Idea Chips used, a Godly Game may result, which will grant you an additional ability!
DLC brings more playable characters and more! Additional characters will be playable through DLC; players can increase the level cap to 999; and additional monsters, quests, and dungeons will be available!

Visit IdeaFIntl.com/Rebirth1 for more game information!

About Idea Factory International, Inc.
Idea Factory Co., Ltd. has been releasing its video game titles, such as the Hyperdimension NeptuniaTM, Record of Agarest War, and Hakuoki series, in North America and Europe through third-party publishers. Following its establishment in September 2014, Idea Factory International served as an information hub for Idea Factory games, and has since published the Idea Factory titles, Monster Monpiece and Hyperdimension NeptuniaTM Re;Birth1 for the Playstation®Vita handheld entertainment system in 2014. Idea Factory International, Inc. intends to continue providing localized media to fans worldwide in conjunction with Idea Factory Co., Ltd., with a focus on strengthening the Idea Factory brand around the globe.

Product Information

Title Hyperdimension NeptuniaTM Re;Birth1
Console PlayStation®Vita
Release date 8/26/2014 (US), 8/27/2014 (EU)
Release format Physical &PSN (NA)/PSN (EU)
Publisher Idea Factory International
Genre RPG
Player(s) 1
Voiceover options Original Japanese/English voiceover
Language format English subtitles
ESRB/PEGI/USK/AGCB Teen/12/ 12/ M

Copyright: ©2014 IDEA FACTORY / COMPILE HEART / FELISTELLA All rights reserved. Hyperdimension NeptuniaTM is a trademark of Idea Factory. Licensed to and published by Idea Factory International, Inc.

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