Compile Heart has announced the next Hyperdimension Neptunia game will be developed outside in Japan, in fact in Quebec, Canada. Canada studio Artisan Games is taking on the development of the game, titled Yuusha Neptune (Brave Neptunia).

So who is Artisan Studios?

With over 15 years of industry experience, our studio is made up of an international team that is passionate about making only the highest quality RPG titles. As avid players of all RPG games, our focus is on creating engaging stories, a beautiful world and meaningful characters. We want to convey the emotions that we all have felt when playing some of the best games in the genre.We have had the privilege to collaborate with some of the top RPG developers in the Japanese industry in order to create a unique blend of western and eastern RPG titles. We are continuing with these collaborations in order to design the highest quality games to appeal to both Eastern and Western gamers.

The art in all of our titles is preserved from the original conceptual pieces. Each of them is painstakingly hand drawn and animated utilizing the traditional techniques created by the Walt Disney Company in the 1950’s. At Artisan, preserving the original image each of our artists’ creations is paramount in the creative process to develop the most unique worlds and meaningful characters.

Our games are designed for gamers that want to re-experience the golden age of RPGs with the entry of titles like the Final Fantasy Series, the Secret of Mana, Xenogears and Chrono Trigger. Our titles are created by passionate fans of the genre utilizing the latest technology in order to deliver the AAA next generation experience that you would expect of a console and PC RPG. The entire focus on each of our titles is on the quality of the player experience and not to compromise in creating the best RPG titles for the fans.

From what we’ve seen in the development video and about Artisan Studios, this maybe quite different than the past Hyperdimension Neptunia games that has been made.

Rumor has it that official website once shown the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam logos, however those seemed to be missing. We know at the very least the game will come to the PlayStation 4 based on the fact last few Hyperdimension Neptunia games were released on the PlayStation and when more details revealed in the upcoming Dengeki PlayStation magazine on April 26th. For now, enjoy the clip Compile Heart has released.

「ゲームの電撃 感謝祭2018」 公開ムービー『勇者ネプテューヌ(仮)』

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When Seth is not designing or developing, he spends time with his family and his occasional dose of anime, sports and video games.

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