Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory processes slight delay to March 21

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory hits North America slightly later than expected, shifting the numbers of its original March 12 release date into a new one of March 21. That means the screwball PS3 JRPG releases on a Thursday, which seems appropriately odd.

Europeans waiting for their dose of consoles embodied as voluptuous ladies can enjoy getting a game first for once, with the region's March 15 release date unaffected... unless they live in the UK, in which case they'll still get it last of all on March 22 - typical.
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HYPERDIMENSION NEPTUNIA VICTORY SHIPS TO RETAILERS NATIONWIDE ON MARCH 21.

Santa Ana, Calif. (February 28, 2013) – NIS America announced today that the third installment of the fan-favorite PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system exclusive comedy RPG series, Hyperdimension Neptunia™ Victory, has the new release date of March 21, 2013 for North America. The previously announced European release date of March 15 will remain the same, except for the United Kingdom, which will be March 22. Neptune reprises her role as the self-aware main character and meets friends new and old after getting transported back to the 1980s version of Gamindustri. Prepare for a refined and even faster-paced battle system, more dungeons, and more comedy than you can waggle a controller at! Fans of the Hyperdimension Neptunia series will be able to immerse themselves even deeper in the mythos of Gamindustri with Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory. In addition to the release of Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory, the Neptunia iPhone® app is also available now for fans worldwide. With this app, fans can take pictures with Neptune and Noire, wake up to their voices, and enjoy other exciting features! For more information, please visit NISAmerica.com/games/NeptuniaVictory.

About the game:
Several years after preventing Arfoire's revival, Gamindustri has remained at peace. The CPUs and their younger sisters have been enjoying their quiet lives for a while... Then one day, the CPU of Planeptune-Neptune-is sent to another dimension. This new dimension feels very much like her own...except it has only progressed to the Gamindustri of the 1980s. In this dimension, a group of villains calling themselves the "Seven Sages" are trying to create a world free from the rule of CPUs. With help from her new friends, including that dimension's CPU of Planeptune-Plutia-Neptune begins her quest to protect a totally different Gamindustri in her brand-new adventure!

Key features:
Dynamic Combat: Freely move units in battle to tackle foes! Set up your own combos, fill up the EXE Drive gauge, and then deal "massive damage" with your finishing attacks!
Scout System: Send out Scouts to explore and gather information on dungeons! Level them up so they can find things you may have missed on your adventure!
Flag System: Break or repair "flag" triggers in dungeons to activate different events when your Scouts return from exploring! This can change enemy spawns or reveal new items!
Create Game Discs: Obtain blank discs and burn different types of data onto them to access new abilities! With the right combinations, you may even make a Godly Game! It's your chance to craft your own AAA title for Neptune and her friends to equip!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.