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Atelier Meets Super Mario 64 in First Atelier Lydie & Suelle Trailer & Gameplay Video

Atelier Meets Super Mario 64 in First Atelier Lydie & Suelle Trailer & Gameplay Video

on September 22nd, 2017 | No Comments

Okay, so basically I just mean you go inside of paintings. That’s a gameplay concept popularised by Super Mario 64 in 1996, and me…

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The 25th Ward: The Silver Case is Heading West

The 25th Ward: The Silver Case is Heading West

on September 22nd, 2017 | No Comments

NIS America has announced that they will be bringing Suda 51’s The 25th Ward, the sequel to The Silver Case which released on PS4

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Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite Monster Hunter DLC Launches This Year

Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite Monster Hunter DLC Launches This Year

on September 22nd, 2017 | 1 Comment

Capcom revealed all six of the DLC characters coming to Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite in its first season pass, and they’ve now announced that…

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A First Look at Rabanastre in Final Fantasy XIV 4.1, Plus a New Dungeon & More Patch Info

A First Look at Rabanastre in Final Fantasy XIV 4.1, Plus a New Dungeon & More Patch Info

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

Thanks to the steady hands of the very talented development team behind Final Fantasy XIV, we already had a pretty good idea of what the…

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Check Out Some TGS .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gameplay Footage

Check Out Some TGS .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gameplay Footage

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

The upcoming remaster is available to play at Tokyo Game Show, and IGN has uploaded an 11-minute video of some early .hack//G.U. Last Recode…

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Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Custom Characters Confirmed

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Custom Characters Confirmed

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

Bandai Namco is busy showing off several games at this year’s TGS, and one of them is Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet. The series…

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Bullet Girls Phantasia English Trailer Teases West Release

Bullet Girls Phantasia English Trailer Teases West Release

on September 21st, 2017 | 2 Comments

Who expected a Bullet Girls Phantasia English trailer? I certainly didn’t, but D3 Publisher have surprised us all with a fully English subtitled trailer…

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Gal Metal Trailer and More Info from Tokyo Game Show

Gal Metal Trailer and More Info from Tokyo Game Show

on September 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

Following on from a live-action teaser previously, the first proper Gal Metal trailer was released as part of a stage event at Tokyo Game Show!…

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Happy Manager Opening Movie Released at TGS

Happy Manager Opening Movie Released at TGS

on September 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

The manager in Happy Manager may be happy, but PSVR fans might not be. This PS4 title was originally announced to have PSVR support,…

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Steins;Gate Elite Gameplay Trailer Revealed at Tokyo Game Show

Steins;Gate Elite Gameplay Trailer Revealed at Tokyo Game Show

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

We recently learned it will be coming to Switch as well as PS4 and Vita, and now a Steins;Gate Elite gameplay trailer has been revealed at…

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Atelier Meets Super Mario 64 in First Atelier Lydie & Suelle Trailer & Gameplay Video

Atelier Meets Super Mario 64 in First Atelier Lydie & Suelle Trailer & Gameplay Video

on September 22nd, 2017 | No Comments

Okay, so basically I just mean you go inside of paintings. That’s a gameplay concept popularised by Super Mario 64 in 1996, and me…

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The 25th Ward: The Silver Case is Heading West

The 25th Ward: The Silver Case is Heading West

on September 22nd, 2017 | No Comments

NIS America has announced that they will be bringing Suda 51’s The 25th Ward, the sequel to The Silver Case which released on PS4

Read more >>

Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite Monster Hunter DLC Launches This Year

Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite Monster Hunter DLC Launches This Year

on September 22nd, 2017 | 1 Comment

Capcom revealed all six of the DLC characters coming to Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite in its first season pass, and they’ve now announced that…

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A First Look at Rabanastre in Final Fantasy XIV 4.1, Plus a New Dungeon & More Patch Info

A First Look at Rabanastre in Final Fantasy XIV 4.1, Plus a New Dungeon & More Patch Info

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

Thanks to the steady hands of the very talented development team behind Final Fantasy XIV, we already had a pretty good idea of what the…

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Check Out Some TGS .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gameplay Footage

Check Out Some TGS .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gameplay Footage

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

The upcoming remaster is available to play at Tokyo Game Show, and IGN has uploaded an 11-minute video of some early .hack//G.U. Last Recode…

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Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Custom Characters Confirmed

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Custom Characters Confirmed

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

Bandai Namco is busy showing off several games at this year’s TGS, and one of them is Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet. The series…

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Bullet Girls Phantasia English Trailer Teases West Release

Bullet Girls Phantasia English Trailer Teases West Release

on September 21st, 2017 | 2 Comments

Who expected a Bullet Girls Phantasia English trailer? I certainly didn’t, but D3 Publisher have surprised us all with a fully English subtitled trailer…

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Gal Metal Trailer and More Info from Tokyo Game Show

Gal Metal Trailer and More Info from Tokyo Game Show

on September 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

Following on from a live-action teaser previously, the first proper Gal Metal trailer was released as part of a stage event at Tokyo Game Show!…

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Steins;Gate Elite Gameplay Trailer Revealed at Tokyo Game Show

Steins;Gate Elite Gameplay Trailer Revealed at Tokyo Game Show

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

We recently learned it will be coming to Switch as well as PS4 and Vita, and now a Steins;Gate Elite gameplay trailer has been revealed at…

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She Likes Tea & Old Gramaphones: Chisato Shinjo Might be the Toughest Tutoring Challenge Yet

She Likes Tea & Old Gramaphones: Chisato Shinjo Might be the Toughest Tutoring Challenge Yet

on September 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

We’ve already been teased with bits and pieces of Chisato Shinjo. As in, in a PR sort of way, not a horrific hostage/kidnap situation….

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The best dakimakura let you spread your waifu’s legs

The best dakimakura let you spread your waifu’s legs

on September 13th, 2017 | 1 Comment

The best dakimakura are here. Finally, my friends, a new day in waifu tech is dawning. As the End Times draw near, we will…

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6 Pokémon I Wanna Mess Up: Why Are These Bad Boys Not in Pokkén DX?

6 Pokémon I Wanna Mess Up: Why Are These Bad Boys Not in Pokkén DX?

on September 13th, 2017 | No Comments

Pokkén Tournament DX is bringing the previously Wii U console exclusive game to Nintendo Switch, adding in some extra characters. With 21 characters it’s a…

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One Piece Unlimited World Red DX, Danganronpa 2, Fire Emblem Heroes – Just Played

One Piece Unlimited World Red DX, Danganronpa 2, Fire Emblem Heroes – Just Played

on September 11th, 2017 | 1 Comment

This week we’ve been hopping back to the past to enjoy some not-quite-new-games! The headliner? The One Piece Unlimited World Red remaster that’s arrived…

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Top 9 Outfits Which Can Barely be Described as Outfits

Top 9 Outfits Which Can Barely be Described as Outfits

on September 6th, 2017 | 3 Comments

Level with me, readers. We’ve played games. We’ve played a lot of games. If you’re visiting Rice Digital, chances are you play a lot…

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These Game of Thrones Anime-Inspired Japanese Book Covers Are Amazing

These Game of Thrones Anime-Inspired Japanese Book Covers Are Amazing

on September 4th, 2017 | 1 Comment

Often these days when western works make their way to Japan they’re mostly just the same. Not so for these Game of Thrones anime-inspired…

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Hatsune Miku’s 10th Birthday! 10 Great 2007 Miku Songs

Hatsune Miku’s 10th Birthday! 10 Great 2007 Miku Songs

on August 31st, 2017 | No Comments

It’s time for a nostalgia trip! August 31st 2007 was the release of virtual popstar and all-around internet sensation Hatsune Miku. So why not celebrate…

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The Sound of Your Heart Review (Live Action)

The Sound of Your Heart Review (Live Action)

on August 4th, 2017 | No Comments

The Sound of Your Heart is yet another great show Netflix have helped bring to western audiences. The Sound of Your Heart is based…

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Nurse Love Addiction, Collar x Malice, Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age – Just Played

Nurse Love Addiction, Collar x Malice, Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age – Just Played

on July 31st, 2017 | 2 Comments

We’ve been all about story in Castle Rice this week. Some of us have been hard at work devouring Visual Novels, a couple of…

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Top 6 JRPGs That Don’t Have Fishing

Top 6 JRPGs That Don’t Have Fishing

on June 28th, 2017 | 1 Comment

For Yoko Taro “JRPG Needs Fishing”. But some people just don’t like fishing. So much so, that they don’t even want to be near…

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David Lynch Almost Teamed Up With Bandai to Make an Adventure Game in the 90s

David Lynch Almost Teamed Up With Bandai to Make an Adventure Game in the 90s

on June 28th, 2017 | No Comments

It’s no secret that David Lynch (the celebrated writer/director/creator behind Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive, and others) has inspired a lot of games….

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Snow White with the Red Hair Review (Anime)

Snow White with the Red Hair Review (Anime)

on September 19th, 2017 | No Comments

Yes, yes, I didn’t like Yona of the Dawn. I know. I’m not going to like Snow White with the Red Hair either, right?…

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White Day: A Labyrinth Named School Review (PS4)

White Day: A Labyrinth Named School Review (PS4)

on September 13th, 2017 | No Comments

Long before the likes of famous Amnesia series and the now overused first person walking simulator horrors of today, there was only a humble…

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One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition Review (PS4)

One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition Review (PS4)

on September 12th, 2017 | No Comments

One Piece: Unlimited World Red originally released back in 2014 in the West, and I reviewed it favourably back then too. As the story…

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Collar x Malice Review (PS Vita) – Love and Mystery Partnered Perfectly

Collar x Malice Review (PS Vita) – Love and Mystery Partnered Perfectly

on September 12th, 2017 | 1 Comment

Collar x Malice is an excellent game that plays with your feelings by having handsome, tortured men open up and call you ‘partner’ amidst…

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Review (PS4)

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Review (PS4)

on September 10th, 2017 | No Comments

After the absolutely mind-blowing Ys Memories of Celceta for the Vita, Nihon Falcom has out done itself once again with its newest installment to…

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Masamune-kun’s Revenge Review (Anime)

Masamune-kun’s Revenge Review (Anime)

on September 8th, 2017 | No Comments

Masamune-kun’s Revenge was one of the funniest anime to air during Winter 2017, and it’s one that I have my fingers crossed for in…

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Shin Godzilla Review (Movie)

Shin Godzilla Review (Movie)

on September 6th, 2017 | No Comments

Godzilla has been around for a long time. The first movie, Ishirō Honda’s Gojira, stomped onto screen in 1954. It was a harrowing and cautionary…

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Charlotte Part Two Review – A Fast Decline (Anime)

Charlotte Part Two Review – A Fast Decline (Anime)

on September 4th, 2017 | No Comments

I reviewed Charlotte Part One earlier this year and had some pretty favourable things to say about it, but all of that good-will is…

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School-Live! Review (Anime)

School-Live! Review (Anime)

on September 3rd, 2017 | No Comments

My heart wasn’t ready for this one, readers. I knew going in that the first episode was a red herring and that the girls…

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BlazBlue: Alter Memory Review (Anime)

BlazBlue: Alter Memory Review (Anime)

on September 2nd, 2017 | 1 Comment

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger first released in 2008 and featured a massive, sprawling story which happens to be one of the largest and most complex…

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Project Rap Rabbit – PaRappa The Rapper and Gitaroo Man creators to join forces?

Project Rap Rabbit – PaRappa The Rapper and Gitaroo Man creators to join forces?

on May 2nd, 2017 | 5 Comments

You might want to sit down for this one. Last week, a reliable source informed me of a new game he heard was in production – a collaboration…

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Which Arcade Posture Do You Have?

Which Arcade Posture Do You Have?

on February 13th, 2017 | 2 Comments

Anyone who plays games regularly can probably feel that “gaming weight” on them right now, pushing down at their back somewhere depending on the…

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Nintendo Switch UK Premiere: Hands-On Gameplay & Chat

Nintendo Switch UK Premiere: Hands-On Gameplay & Chat

on January 14th, 2017 | No Comments

Oscar, Peter, and Geraint hit up the Nintendo Switch UK Premiere Event. Here’s the low-down on the big hitters – including 1, 2, Switch,…

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NieR Retrospective – An Underappreciated Gem

NieR Retrospective – An Underappreciated Gem

on December 24th, 2016 | 5 Comments

NieR released back in 2010, developed by the now defunct Cavia and published by Square Enix, and now NieR: Automata is nearly upon us…

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Rice Gaming & Anime Awards 2016

Rice Gaming & Anime Awards 2016

on December 23rd, 2016 | 2 Comments

We’ve already done the Reader’s Choice Awards for this year, but the year isn’t over just yet! Oscar, Holly, and Peter shed some light on…

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Does “Game of the Year” Matter? – Dreamask Episode 1

Does “Game of the Year” Matter? – Dreamask Episode 1

on December 20th, 2016 | No Comments

Does GOTY matter? What console should you buy someone this Christmas? Veteran Video Games Analyst Dreamcast is here to answer your questions!  

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Kojima & Blow Interviews + Pro Gamer & Rooster Teeth “Stop the Hate” Yogscast Campaign

Kojima & Blow Interviews + Pro Gamer & Rooster Teeth “Stop the Hate” Yogscast Campaign

on November 24th, 2016 | No Comments

Pro Gamer lands exclusive interviews with both Kojima and Jonathan Blow at his massive MCM stand in October! Also, he drops some love Yogscast’s…

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Japanese Company Puts Employee Trading Cards Inside Crisps

Japanese Company Puts Employee Trading Cards Inside Crisps

on October 24th, 2016 | 6 Comments

With their company growing to 110 employees the smartphone developer Ponos was facing a problem: lack of communication. As their team grew larger less…

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7 Nintendo NX Images Nintendo DON’T Want You To See

7 Nintendo NX Images Nintendo DON’T Want You To See

on October 20th, 2016 | 3 Comments

Nintendo have announced that at 3pm today they’ll be showing the first preview trailer for what is currently known as the Nintendo NX! Their…

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What is Otome? A Beginner’s Guide to the Otome Genre

What is Otome? A Beginner’s Guide to the Otome Genre

on October 6th, 2016 | 2 Comments

As the otome genre continues to flourish and become more accessible to a western audience, we thought it time for a quick crash course….

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Check Out Some TGS .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gameplay Footage

Check Out Some TGS .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gameplay Footage

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

The upcoming remaster is available to play at Tokyo Game Show, and IGN has uploaded an 11-minute video of some early .hack//G.U. Last Recode…

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Gal Metal Trailer and More Info from Tokyo Game Show

Gal Metal Trailer and More Info from Tokyo Game Show

on September 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

Following on from a live-action teaser previously, the first proper Gal Metal trailer was released as part of a stage event at Tokyo Game Show!…

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Happy Manager Opening Movie Released at TGS

Happy Manager Opening Movie Released at TGS

on September 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

The manager in Happy Manager may be happy, but PSVR fans might not be. This PS4 title was originally announced to have PSVR support,…

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Steins;Gate Elite Gameplay Trailer Revealed at Tokyo Game Show

Steins;Gate Elite Gameplay Trailer Revealed at Tokyo Game Show

on September 21st, 2017 | No Comments

We recently learned it will be coming to Switch as well as PS4 and Vita, and now a Steins;Gate Elite gameplay trailer has been revealed at…

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She Likes Tea & Old Gramaphones: Chisato Shinjo Might be the Toughest Tutoring Challenge Yet

She Likes Tea & Old Gramaphones: Chisato Shinjo Might be the Toughest Tutoring Challenge Yet

on September 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

We’ve already been teased with bits and pieces of Chisato Shinjo. As in, in a PR sort of way, not a horrific hostage/kidnap situation….

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Preview (Beta) – Just Played

Dragon Ball FighterZ Preview (Beta) – Just Played

on September 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

What have we been playing? The name of the game this week is pretty much just Dragon Ball FighterZ, even though it was only…

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The Idolmaster: Stella Stage Announced for PlayStation 4

The Idolmaster: Stella Stage Announced for PlayStation 4

on September 19th, 2017 | No Comments

Bandai Namco announced the next installment in The Idolmaster series – The Idolmaster: Stella Stage for PlayStation 4, along with its first trailer and screenshots….

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Sonic Forces – Episode Shadow Free DLC Announced

Sonic Forces – Episode Shadow Free DLC Announced

on September 19th, 2017 | 1 Comment

Sega brought out yet another surprise for Sonic fans. Sonic Forces will receive a day one DLC called Episode Shadow. It will be free for…

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Square Enix Releases Survival Action Shooter Left Alive Teaser Trailer

Square Enix Releases Survival Action Shooter Left Alive Teaser Trailer

on September 19th, 2017 | 1 Comment

After the game’s recent announcement, Square Enix has now released a Left Alive teaser trailer! Left Alive is a survival action shooter directed by…

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Danganronpa V3 Ultimate Roll-Call #4 Trailer Released

Danganronpa V3 Ultimate Roll-Call #4 Trailer Released

on September 19th, 2017 | 1 Comment

NIS America has released the Danganronpa V3 Ultimate Roll-Call #4 trailer, introducing the rest of the Ultimates and Monokubs! This time we get an…

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