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Mugen Souls (圧倒的遊戯 ムゲンソウルズ, Attōteki Yūgi Mugen Souruzu) is an RPG developed by Compile Heart with collaboration from GCREST and published in North America and the PAL regions by NIS America. Certain aspects of the western release have been edited and some mini-games have been disabled.[4] A sequel titled Mugen Souls Z was released on April 25, 2013.[5]

Mugen Souls
Mugen Souls Boxart.jpg
European game cover
Developer(s)Compile Heart
Publisher(s)
Director(s)Kenta Sugano
Producer(s)Keiji Inafune
Norihisa Kochiwa
Artist(s)Kei Nanameda
Writer(s)Atsushi Ishizuka
Hikaru Sakai
Momoko Terajima
Composer(s)Tenpei Sato
Platform(s)PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows[1]
ReleasePlayStation 3
  • JP: March 22, 2012
  • EU: September 28, 2012
  • NA: October 16, 2012[2][3]
Microsoft Windows
  • WW: October 22, 2015
Genre(s)RPG
Mode(s)Single-player

Contents

PlotEdit

The main protagonist of Mugen Souls, Chou-Chou, plans to conquer the universe by subjugating the seven worlds it comprises, as she thinks the planets look pretty. Traveling from world to world with her trusty companion Altis, and loyal peon Ryuto, Chou-Chou aims to turn the heroes and demon lords of each world into her 'peons' (servants), saving the world from conflict in the process.

GameplayEdit

Gameplay revolves around exploration and turn-based, open-field combat (same as Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 gameplay), and the game also includes mini games and customization.

ReceptionEdit

Reception
Aggregate scores
AggregatorScore
GameRankings56.14%[7]
Metacritic58/100[6]
Review scores
PublicationScore
Famitsu31/40[8]
Game Informer5.0/10[10]
IGN3.9/10[9]

The game was met with mixed reviews. It holds a score of 58/100 on Metacritic and 56.14% on GameRankings.

SequelEdit

Mugen Souls Z is the sequel to Mugen Souls, released in Japan on 25 April 2013, North America on 20 May 2014 and Europe on 23 May 2014 for the PlayStation 3. The protagonist is Syrma, a goddess aiming to stop an awkward ancient threat. Gameplay aspects include level caps of 9,999, large mecha, and billion-point damage.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://gematsu.com/2015/09/mugen-souls-coming-pc-steam
  2. ^ "Mugen Souls Official Website". Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  3. ^ "Mugen Souls for PlayStation 3". EBGames. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  4. ^ Ishaan (March 29, 2012). "Use "Moe Attacks" To Enslave Enemies In Mugen Souls This Fall". Siliconera. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  5. ^ 2013-01-29, Mugen Souls Z Coming In April… With Massaging Mini-Game, Siliconera
  6. ^ "Mugen Souls". Metacritic. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  7. ^ "Mugen Souls for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  8. ^ Daly, Robert (March 14, 2012). "Famitsu Review Scores (3/13/12)". TheGamersHub. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  9. ^ Ingenito, Vince (October 12, 2012). "Mugen Souls Review". IGN. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  10. ^ Wallace, Kimberley (October 18, 2012). "Mugen Souls Review: Too Many Elements To Polish". Game Informer. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  11. ^ 2014-04-01, Mugen Souls Z screenshots, Gematsu

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