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  • Summary: In this hack 'n' slash adventure co-developed with Tamsoft and Compile Heart, everyone's favorite four Goddesses enter an online fantasy game world inspired by...themselves! Joined by the CPU Candidates, you'll fight in 4-person real-time brawls, unleash devastating Awakening Skills,In this hack 'n' slash adventure co-developed with Tamsoft and Compile Heart, everyone's favorite four Goddesses enter an online fantasy game world inspired by...themselves! Joined by the CPU Candidates, you'll fight in 4-person real-time brawls, unleash devastating Awakening Skills, customize with tons of cosmetic accessories, and even play online with others! Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. 90
    So it’s deliberately bad, then. And as a bit of irony, it’s so utterly delightful for that. I’d never recommend that someone looking for a genuine MMO or MMO-like experience actually play this - you’ve got Final Fantasy XIV for that - but for silly, ridiculous, self-deprecating humour, backed by gorgeous character and environment art, and a fast, fluid, and genuinely entertaining combat system, I’ve had such a good time with Cyberdimension Neptunia that I can’t help but love it.
  2. Oct 6, 2017
    80
    Speaking personally, Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online was a tonic I needed that arrived at just the right time. It’s pure, cheerful escapism that only wants to be fun for the player. Some might say that it tries too hard and this outing won’t change any minds. Fans will tell you that the damnable earnestness of it all lifts it up. This is also the first time that the series has managed to feel great in a true action form. Perfectly hitting every note that makes this series so popular, fans of Neptunia will have plenty to do with 4 Goddesses Online and those curious about the series should start here.
  3. Oct 9, 2017
    80
    A slice of life approach to storytelling with a cast of characters that I’ve had the honor to see evolve over the past seven years. Aside from taking on missions and wrecking thousands of enemies, the story and characters drive this game forward which is important because there is a lot of story here.
  4. Oct 6, 2017
    70
    If you’re willing to put up with the rather uninspiring combat and a few frustrating design decisions, Cyberdimension Neptunia is an achievement for the franchise. Thanks to its fast-paced combat and eye-pleasing splendor, this is one niche JRPG fans will love. For the rest, it may take more convincing from the developers.
  5. 70
    Though Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online stands as the strongest spin-off in the series, its shallow combat and uninspired boss fights will likely prevent it from appealing to all but the most hardcore of Neptunia and action RPG enthusiasts.
  6. Oct 12, 2017
    70
    Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online is the MMO experience you’ve been dreaming of for Neptune and her friends, though it does come with a lot of shortcomings. The game does a novel job of producing a quick paced action JRPG that looks and feels incredibly like an MMORPG in almost every way, down to a text chat box. There are some issues with combat and that drags the experience down. Despite that, the game provides a fun and basic online mission mode, and provides a lot of fun and fast paced action in a pretty package.
  7. Nov 20, 2017
    50
    The battles here are repetitive and uninspired. Again, depending on your feelings towards the series’ other games, you may think that’s nothing new, but here it just feels much more noticeably bland. It never connects. MMOs and faux-MMOs are ripe for parody, which you’d think would make them ideal targets for Hyperdimension Neptunia’s brand of game-centric humour, but as Cyberdimension Neptunia shows, it’s apparently harder than it looks.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 12
  2. Negative: 4 out of 12
  1. Oct 10, 2017
    10
    One of the best neptunia game, I Love It! Nice graphics, good story, CG ilustrations amazing, i hope IF keep make Neptunia Series Games, NepOne of the best neptunia game, I Love It! Nice graphics, good story, CG ilustrations amazing, i hope IF keep make Neptunia Series Games, Nep Nep for all Expand
  2. Oct 13, 2017
    10
    First of all if you are a Neptune fan this title is a must buy and you will not be disappointed, and if you do not follow it or want to startFirst of all if you are a Neptune fan this title is a must buy and you will not be disappointed, and if you do not follow it or want to start it, it is a highly recommended game to enter the series (although I recommend playing the main line first) in this game they make an introduction of the characters and is not so difficult to pick up the pace, is one of the best spin off of the series if not the best, has an accessible and fun gameplay with a level of complexity that increases depending on how deep you want to reach. It has a story that as is customary in the series fulfills its task of entertaining and pulling one smile in your face, is not an epic and legendary story, but of course this is very good. In technical matters this game makes good use of the UE4 showing a great evolution compared to other games of the saga. So far in places with large number of enemies I have not seen at any time in which affect the fps. It has a very fun multiplayer where you can perform quests with up to 3 people. The best sections of this game are the artistic and the sonorous 10/10 a demonstration that these people know what it does, a design of scenarios and characters well above many other games today. The only issue that i encounter is the delay in launching between the different regions, but this does not demerit a great game.
    In summary a great game 100% recommended
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  3. Oct 11, 2017
    10
    So far one of the best Neptunia games. I still wouldn't recommend this over VII, unless you don't like turn-based games. However, this gameSo far one of the best Neptunia games. I still wouldn't recommend this over VII, unless you don't like turn-based games. However, this game clearly shows the improvement the series had so far. The game now runs on UR4 with a pretty constant framerate, though it has some memory leaks that will cause the frame rate to drop and eventually the whole game to crash. But besides that, I have no complains.

    Soundtrack is amazing as always, graphics look really good for an anime game. The gameplay feels good, even though it gets a bit repetitive by the middle of the game, but it soon gets better again when you begin unlocking a **** ton of skills. The new character art is amazing, story isn't deep but it's pretty funny, and of course, the best of all. The characters.

    So if you are a Nep fan, I definetly recommend looking into this one. If not, I still recommend looking into it, as long as you are into anime games. Probably one of the best anime games this year, and for me easily the best so far. The final veredict is something around 9.5/10 if you like Nep, 9/10 if you like anime, and 8/10 as a game.
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  4. Mar 1, 2019
    6
    打击感糟糕,剧情稀薄,但人设,插画,动作等方面无可挑剔,标准的萌豚游戏,游戏体验很大程度上取决于玩家对ACG的喜好程度。打击感糟糕,剧情稀薄,但人设,插画,动作等方面无可挑剔,标准的萌豚游戏,游戏体验很大程度上取决于玩家对ACG的喜好程度。
  5. Nov 7, 2017
    6
    I like neptunia...I'm not a fan but I do like their games: they're funny and keep me entertained for as much as I need (usually 30 hours orI like neptunia...I'm not a fan but I do like their games: they're funny and keep me entertained for as much as I need (usually 30 hours or so) and this game is no difference from the rest.

    However, there are a lot of things that don't click with me and it's all because of its "pseudo-mmorpg" feeling that it wants to give to the player.

    Ok so let's start with the basics: the main cast is now playing an mmorpg, called 4 goddesses online - hence the name of the game - and they are essentially beta testers and eventually you meet cheaters and crackers and....can we just get on the point?

    First of all, the game starts out slowly...and by slowly I mean with at least 60 seconds of logos and a fake loading screen that takes about 1 minute to finish. I initially thought it was a one time thing and I thought it was clever but nope, you gotta sit through both everytime you boot it up and it either makes you wanna play as much as you can in one sitting, or just not bother at all.

    Second thing: there's just one slot for saving. Again I get it, it's to simulate the mmorpg feel but even current mmorpgs allows you to create multiple characters (oops?) and while not a big issue it can cause a lot of nuisances in case some others wants to play the game ON YOUR console. So make sure nobody plays the game on your console or you can say bye bye to your files!

    Third: game is once again a hub-based world with areas to explore and while I wasn't expecting open world areas like in a real mmorpg, at least allow us to run around the hub city? The areas are okay but very fewer than before and they become easily forgettable after a while.

    The combat is good...if it wasn't for the bad AI that controls your characters AND the boss fixating over your character. I tried every tactic but the only one that seemed to work was defense: everything else would make my healer not heal. Also, enemies will constantly - CONSTANTLY - aim your character no matter what and as a result you're forced to kite enemies all the time

    Can someone tell me why nearly no action rpg is able to make a bloody aggro list or something on their games?! The only one who made it work was Xenoblade chronicles and that game is old! This is a serious issue as it makes your character essentially a kitter and you either play the tank or just run all the time, since you'll die if you stop and attack

    With that out, let me explain the combat itself: you just have one attack button and you'll spam it everytime and if you're not spamming your attack you're spamming your special attacks until your SP is gone. There is no tactics in this game: you use attacks to drain the break bar and then spam your best attacks, including your special attack - which requires 4 bars. I noticed that the best characters to drain the bar are nepgear and uni and they're so broken, they can kill most bosses with ease: I just kept Uni since she's more agile and she can charge up her EX incredibly fast and her elemental shot was doing over 20k per shot

    That's it, and you can't even level up characters in the rear: just like old school rpgs you're forced to have them up front and let them fight, or else they won't level up, but considering only few are very good you'll most likely stick with a single group.

    I will say this though: the game is promising enough and if they are going to improve it over time, I think we might get a neptunia with better combat and maybe more variation: I still think they should've taken inspiration from neptunia U instead and have a system like that because not all mmorpgs have fun combat and really if I had to take a comparison with a real mmorpg, 4 Goddesses online would be a crappier version of PSO. With pretty much no depth

    Overall, it's an alright game and despite having a crash or two, I can recommend it fairly enough, however I recommend it on discount since it's incredibly short (I could plat it in less than 25 hours and I'm a slug of a player) and I'm not sure the online is worth it
    Let's hope for a better sequel!
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  6. Apr 18, 2018
    4
    Welp, time to but Mymoo on blast - He meant create an account for here.

    Anyways, turn on the game, get hit with 1 minute of unskippable
    Welp, time to but Mymoo on blast - He meant create an account for here.

    Anyways, turn on the game, get hit with 1 minute of unskippable into crap, then a 2 minute load time, then another long load time. I would give it a pass if there were zero load times in the game at all, but I didn't get far enough to find out (more on that in a second).

    Finally get into the game, and I am met with what feels like a 13 year old fanfiction of SAO. The story is a mess from the get go, and has just some of the highest levels of cringe I've seen in a game. I gave it a chance and actually tried to read what was being said, but I just couldnt after a certain point. Get to the opening cutscene (which is unskippable like everything else) and just watch it through. Whatever, standard anime stuff. I end up skipping all the next text to see if the gameplay is actually good. First thing is I move forward and all control is taken away at the site of the first mob then more cringe dialogue. Combat just seems bog standard ARPG stuff. End up just saying screw it and deleting the game off my HDD. I paid $15, so my bar was set extremely low for this game. I cannot imagine how someone not a diehard fan of this series would feel paying $50 for this.

    I like my anime and my ARPG/JRPGs to death, but there was only so much I could attempt to stomach before just giving up.

    4 points given because the art style was well done for what they were going for and the voice acting for English was good. Taking 6 off because whomever gave the greenlight for this game needs to be taken out back behind the barn and shot.

    Back to more mindless grinding on PSO2.
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  7. Oct 11, 2017
    2
    Ok, I have created an account just to say: WHAAAT??? Seriously? This game is one of the biggest pieces of crap that I have played in my wholeOk, I have created an account just to say: WHAAAT??? Seriously? This game is one of the biggest pieces of crap that I have played in my whole life. Repetitive, boring, absurd, with PS2 graphics and terrible gameplay. Stay away! Expand

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