The Gamindustri Gauntlet (ギョウ界チ武道会, Gyōkaichi Budokai) is a tournament hosted by IF and Compa that is between all the playable characters to determine who is the strongest in Gamindustri. It is the second game mode in Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed.
For the Gamindustri Gauntlet, you can fill your character brackets in order to host your own tournament. If someone's opponent is a dogoo, the will always lose. You can receive one prize on each difficulty for clearing the gauntlet.
There are a total of three difficulties:
There are a total of two selection methods:
- Player Select: The player can choose who all participates in the tournament.
- Random: The tournament participants are randomly selected and the player can only choose the character they will be using.
- Purple Heart
- Black Heart
- White Heart
- Green Heart
- Purple Sister
- Black Sister
- White Sister (Rom)
- White Sister (Ram)
- Dogoo (not playable)
In Japanese, the name "Gyōkaichi Budokai" is a combination of Geimugyōkai and Tenkaichi Budokai. The Tenkaichi Budokai is a famous tournament within the Dragon Ball franchise. The design of the Gamindustri Gauntlet is also based off of the Tenkaichi Budokai.