The Neptunia SRPG’s Special Attacks Love Playing with Gaming Nostalgia

The newest game in the Neptunia series stars some of the most well-known game franchises reimagined as anime girls. But the character designs are far from the only shout-out to these series. You should see some of the special attacks.

When I think of the Yakuza series, the first thing that comes to mind is beating someone with a bicycle.

How many times in Final Fantasy have I seen a character summon Bahamut in almost this exact same way.

What says Metal Gear more than creeping around in a cardboard box, I ask you?

Can I just say that I probably would have enjoyed cooking more in Monster Hunter if I could then beat said monsters with a cooked fish?

It's not quite the lightning kick I was hoping for but it's nice to see the combo finish off with a good old Shoryuken.

Okay, it's not yellow, but it's definitely Pac-Man and those ghosts are flat-out screwed.

Time to channel a little Gundam G Generation with a knock-off Gundam that comes complete with funnels.

Oh yeah. The part of this that shows a first-person, turn-based attack just screams Dragon Quest.

Rocket launcher? Check. Tofu? Check. This is definitely a Resident Evil attack.

Okay, I couldn't resist. Here's a second Resident Evil attack, complete with the ridiculous bullet effects from the movies.

Hyper Goddess Faith Noire: Ultra Goddess Black Heart was released for the PlayStation Vita on May 29, 2014 in Japan. There is currently no word on an international release.

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