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

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.

OK, 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.

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

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