Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart

Rating Summary

Based on 22 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

68

Top Critic Average

27%

Critics Recommend

Based on 22 critic reviews
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4.5 / 10.0
Apr 28, 2015

Sorry Noire, but it's time we go our separate ways.

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75 / 100
Mar 1, 2015

Hyperdevotion Noire gets a lot of things right, but falters when it crosses the line from comedic hijinks into creepy territory. Regardless, it’s a solid SRPG, and sure to provide Neptunia fans with many hours of content and entertainment.

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6 / 10
Feb 20, 2015

As the series' first shot at an SRPG, Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart is a solid attempt. With many of its characters well formed, unique combat mechanics, and terrain features to spice up the action, it's a shame that it lets itself down with heavy repetition. Fans of the franchise will love the change of pace, as well as getting up close and personal with Noire and the other generals. Everyone else, however, may not be wooed quite so easily.

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ZTGD

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Mar 4, 2015

At the end of the day, I can say with confidence that Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart is easily the best game in the series, and certainly worth the time of any JRPG fan.

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7.5 / 10.0
Mar 3, 2015

A decent first step into the TRPG pond. While it lacks the serious tone and depth required for a diehard RPG lover, fans of the series and those looking for a laid-back comedy story will have lots of fun.

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Feb 26, 2015

Even though much of Hyperdevotion Noire is indeed unoriginal, with its countless caricatures of trendy gaming icons, there's enough novelty and variety in its strategic battles to keep players, especially fans of the mainline series, interested for quite a while.

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Apr 25, 2016

What Hyperdevotion Noire lacks in inherent innovation, it makes up for in character (and tsundere).

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8 / 10
Apr 26, 2016

While this strategy RPG does nothing innovative, its the characters and the story that makes it all worth it.

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7 / 10.0
Jun 23, 2016

Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Blackheart is a rather challenging game. The story is run of the mill, but the game has fun little moments that make it truly feel like a return to the Neptunia universe and it translates the RPG genre to turn-based tactics well. If you like TBT’s and love the Neptunia franchise then this is a must play game.

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7 / 10.0
Mar 2, 2015

If you’ve got a Vita and you’re jonesing for a Final Fantasy Tactics clone that is not too deep, and incredibly silly, this is the game for you.

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