Neptunia PP is an Amusing Parody of iDOLM@STER

It’s looking to be a big summer for game industry parody series Neptunia—despite the worrisome event from a few weeks back. Not only is it getting its own anime and a remake of the original game on the Vita, but it also recently got a new spin-off game: God Dimension Idol Neptunia PP. » 7/05/13 6:00am 7/05/13 6:00am

Rhythm Sensation Idolmaster Makes It Out of Japan... as Three $55 Apps

Since 2005, Namco Bandai's rhythm-tastic Idolmaster (Idolm@ster) series has been charming Japanese fans (and import gamers) at home and in arcades with its adorable anime style and J-pop music. Today, for the first time ever, there's Idolmaster available on the iPhone and iPad for the U.S., France, South Korea and Hong … » 4/22/13 5:15pm 4/22/13 5:15pm

Mastering the Art of Young Popstars in Skimpy Costumes

In Bandai-Namco's Idolm@ster » 5/11/12 6:00am 5/11/12 6:00am series, you take on the role of a music producer and create and manage a group of teenage popstars. By mixing Japan's idol and video game cultures, it is no surprise that this series has a fanatic following among Japanese otaku (geeks). But is this following deserved, or is nothing more…