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Mystic Messenger: Introducing Jaehee Kang & Yoosung Kim

Mystic Messenger: Introducing Jaehee Kang & Yoosung Kim

on July 28th, 2015 | No Comments

Cheritz has released two new characters for their upcoming otome game, Mystic Messenger. The two characters couldn’t be any more different, both in terms of personality…

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Visual Novel Spotlight: Sakura Fantasy Chapter 1

Visual Novel Spotlight: Sakura Fantasy Chapter 1

on July 28th, 2015 | No Comments

Winged Cloud’s latest addition to the Sakura series takes a slightly different turn in Sakura Fantasy Chapter 1. This time, in addition to being a series…

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Alice Nine Releases New EP: Ginga no Oto

Alice Nine Releases New EP: Ginga no Oto

on July 28th, 2015 | 1 Comment

If you’re into the J-Rock scene, the chances are you’ve heard of Alice Nine somewhere along the way. Love them or loathe them, they’ve been running the frontline of Visual Kei…

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Free Major Splatoon Update Available from August 5th

Free Major Splatoon Update Available from August 5th

on July 28th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Splatoon is set to receive a major update on August 5th, according to a statement from Nintendo of America. The free software update will incorporate plenty of…

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One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 Steam Key Only £24.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon Code

One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 Steam Key Only £24.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon Code

on July 27th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’ve gone on record as saying that One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 might be the best Warriors game to date. At any rate it’s probably the…

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Popular Primate Inspires Gorilla Dating Game “Gorilla Boyfriend”

Popular Primate Inspires Gorilla Dating Game “Gorilla Boyfriend”

on July 27th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Inside Games are set to release a new dating game, Gorilla Boyfriend, apparently in response to the explosion in popularity of Shabani, a handsome gorilla housed…

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Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment Release Date Announced

Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment Release Date Announced

on July 27th, 2015 | 3 Comments

Bandai Namco have announced Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment to be released on August 4th in Europe, exclusively on the Playstation Network. Fans have anticipated the…

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Otakon 2015 Visual Novel Localisation Announcements?!

Otakon 2015 Visual Novel Localisation Announcements?!

on July 25th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Apparently after AX 2015, we haven’t had enough. There’s just too many good things to keep from bringing over to the English-reading world, and we have…

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Ranpo Kitan: Game of Crystal Maze

Ranpo Kitan: Game of Crystal Maze

on July 24th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Akechi and Kobayashi must investigate their most insidious case yet. A man going by the name “Richard O’Brien” has been capturing victims and forcing them to…

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Steam Key £14.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Steam Key £14.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon

on July 24th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’re pretty big fans of Idea Factory. Their Hyperdimension series is pretty much on the same wavelength as Rice Digital. So, we couldn’t be happier when…

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Mystic Messenger: Introducing Jaehee Kang & Yoosung Kim

Mystic Messenger: Introducing Jaehee Kang & Yoosung Kim

on July 28th, 2015 | No Comments

Cheritz has released two new characters for their upcoming otome game, Mystic Messenger. The two characters couldn’t be any more different, both in terms of personality…

Read more >>

Free Major Splatoon Update Available from August 5th

Free Major Splatoon Update Available from August 5th

on July 28th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Splatoon is set to receive a major update on August 5th, according to a statement from Nintendo of America. The free software update will incorporate plenty of…

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One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 Steam Key Only £24.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon Code

One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 Steam Key Only £24.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon Code

on July 27th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’ve gone on record as saying that One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 might be the best Warriors game to date. At any rate it’s probably the…

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Popular Primate Inspires Gorilla Dating Game “Gorilla Boyfriend”

Popular Primate Inspires Gorilla Dating Game “Gorilla Boyfriend”

on July 27th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Inside Games are set to release a new dating game, Gorilla Boyfriend, apparently in response to the explosion in popularity of Shabani, a handsome gorilla housed…

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Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment Release Date Announced

Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment Release Date Announced

on July 27th, 2015 | 3 Comments

Bandai Namco have announced Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment to be released on August 4th in Europe, exclusively on the Playstation Network. Fans have anticipated the…

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Otakon 2015 Visual Novel Localisation Announcements?!

Otakon 2015 Visual Novel Localisation Announcements?!

on July 25th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Apparently after AX 2015, we haven’t had enough. There’s just too many good things to keep from bringing over to the English-reading world, and we have…

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Steam Key £14.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Steam Key £14.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon

on July 24th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’re pretty big fans of Idea Factory. Their Hyperdimension series is pretty much on the same wavelength as Rice Digital. So, we couldn’t be happier when…

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Persona 4: Dancing All Night Release Date Announced – Sept 29 in US

Persona 4: Dancing All Night Release Date Announced – Sept 29 in US

on July 24th, 2015 | No Comments

ATLUS have finally announced the Persona 4: Dancing All Night release date! The game will be dropping September 29th in the US. There’s still no release…

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Odin Sphere HD Announced for 2016 – Odin Sphere:  Leifdrasir

Odin Sphere HD Announced for 2016 – Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir

on July 20th, 2015 | 4 Comments

Odin Sphere came out in 2007. Published by Square Enix in Europe and Atlus everywhere else it was one of the best JRPGs on PlayStation 2….

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New NIS Survival Horror Yomawari

New NIS Survival Horror Yomawari

on July 20th, 2015 | 3 Comments

I was very excited for htoL#NiQ: Firefly’s Diary, which aside from a few small shortcomings is one of the most unique and atmospheric games I have…

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One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 Steam Key Only £24.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon Code

One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 Steam Key Only £24.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon Code

on July 27th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’ve gone on record as saying that One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 might be the best Warriors game to date. At any rate it’s probably the…

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Ranpo Kitan: Game of Crystal Maze

Ranpo Kitan: Game of Crystal Maze

on July 24th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Akechi and Kobayashi must investigate their most insidious case yet. A man going by the name “Richard O’Brien” has been capturing victims and forcing them to…

Read more >>

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Steam Key £14.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Steam Key £14.99 with Rice Digital FunStock Coupon

on July 24th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’re pretty big fans of Idea Factory. Their Hyperdimension series is pretty much on the same wavelength as Rice Digital. So, we couldn’t be happier when…

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4 JRPGs Based on Sitcoms You Didn’t Know About

4 JRPGs Based on Sitcoms You Didn’t Know About

on July 17th, 2015 | 6 Comments

Quite a few video games only come out in Japan. Sure, we can emulate and import all we want, but some of the more text-heavy ones…

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Four Mario Kart Clone Characters I’d Like To See

Four Mario Kart Clone Characters I’d Like To See

on July 15th, 2015 | 3 Comments

While I don’t doubt that they have their fans, the likes of Baby Rosalina, Metal Mario, Tanooki Mario and Pink Gold Peach are generally pretty unpopular…

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JoJo’s Impossible Mission – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure x Mission Impossible (1988)

JoJo’s Impossible Mission – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure x Mission Impossible (1988)

on July 14th, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Pillar Men have returned, and this time Joseph Joestar isn’t around to stop them. The task instead falls to a team of stylish yet menacing…

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Satoru Iwata Passes Away at Age 55, but He’ll Always Be Remembered

Satoru Iwata Passes Away at Age 55, but He’ll Always Be Remembered

on July 13th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Today we say goodbye to one of gaming’s greatest. Satoru Iwata passed away 11th July 2015 due to cancer complications. His illness was a problem from…

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15 Everyday Life Problem Godzilla Reaction GIFs

15 Everyday Life Problem Godzilla Reaction GIFs

on July 10th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bandai Namco’s Godzilla game comes out on the 17th July. I don’t need much excuse to get hyped for something about the King of Monsters. As…

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6 Kaiju Work Experience Boy Could Maybe Beat up If He Was Gigantic, and How

6 Kaiju Work Experience Boy Could Maybe Beat up If He Was Gigantic, and How

on July 7th, 2015 | 4 Comments

A note from Oscar: Bandai Namco’s Godzilla game comes out really soon, and it looks like it will be a whole heap of fun! Despite him…

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Steins;Gate US Release Date, Anime Expo Booth – NA El Psy Kongroo Edition Exclusive to Rice Digital

Steins;Gate US Release Date, Anime Expo Booth – NA El Psy Kongroo Edition Exclusive to Rice Digital

on June 29th, 2015 | 4 Comments

You all probably know Steins;Gate is out now in the EU on consoles, and that it’s just as fantastic as we promised. But now we can…

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Visual Novel Spotlight: Sakura Fantasy Chapter 1

Visual Novel Spotlight: Sakura Fantasy Chapter 1

on July 28th, 2015 | No Comments

Winged Cloud’s latest addition to the Sakura series takes a slightly different turn in Sakura Fantasy Chapter 1. This time, in addition to being a series…

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Nadia: The Secret of the Blue Water Review

Nadia: The Secret of the Blue Water Review

on July 18th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water is a tricky one to review and I couldn’t help but have relatively high expectations when going into it, considering…

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Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm Review

Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm Review

on July 16th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Yatagarasu is a series we are quite fond of. Two years ago the team behind Yatagarasu launched an Indiegogo campaign for Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm, a new and…

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Assassination Classroom Finale Review – Episodes 17-22

Assassination Classroom Finale Review – Episodes 17-22

on July 14th, 2015 | 1 Comment

As readers may or may not know, when reviewing TV shows it’s my preference to, when reviewing individual episodes, to review them in blocks of “story”….

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Visual Novel Spotlight: Ame no Marginal

Visual Novel Spotlight: Ame no Marginal

on July 14th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’ve been given enough time to dry our tears after the Steam release of Stage-Nana’s Narcissu series. Now that things have settled, we have yet another Stage-Nana title to…

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Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster Review

Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster Review

on July 10th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster was recently ported to PlayStation 3 and Vita. Now a year later we have a PlayStation 4 version. How…

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Okusama Ga Seito Kaichou Episode 1 Review: The Student Council President Marries into a Family

Okusama Ga Seito Kaichou Episode 1 Review: The Student Council President Marries into a Family

on July 8th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Well, well, well, what can I say about the first episode of Okusama Ga Seito Kaichou? Okusama Ga Seito Kaichou is a short anime series based on…

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Work Experience Boy’s Gangsta Episode 1 Review: Naughty Boys

Work Experience Boy’s Gangsta Episode 1 Review: Naughty Boys

on July 3rd, 2015 | 2 Comments

I would like it known before you read this – i am not an avid watcher of anime, and would not normally be watching shows like…

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Visual Novel Spotlight: Sunrider Academy

Visual Novel Spotlight: Sunrider Academy

on June 30th, 2015 | 2 Comments

With a larger variety of games arriving on Steam, the good old time management sim is making a comeback, this time in the form of Sunrider Academy….

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Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy Review

Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy Review

on June 22nd, 2015 | 2 Comments

Operation Abyss is a successor to last year’s exceptional Vita dungeon crawler, Demon Gaze. This game is actually a remake of the first two games of…

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Free Major Splatoon Update Available from August 5th

Free Major Splatoon Update Available from August 5th

on July 28th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Splatoon is set to receive a major update on August 5th, according to a statement from Nintendo of America. The free software update will incorporate plenty of…

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Natsuiro High School Let’s Play Part 1 – Dawn of the First Day

Natsuiro High School Let’s Play Part 1 – Dawn of the First Day

on June 18th, 2015 | 4 Comments

We take a look at Natsuiro High School. Join us on our first day of school, as we find our way around a camera! Journalism club…

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E3 2015: Sony Press Conference

E3 2015: Sony Press Conference

on June 16th, 2015 | No Comments

There were some absurd expectations from Sony this year, with rumors about the big trinity of games making it to their system: Shenmue 3, Final Fantasy VII Remake and…

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E3 2015: Microsoft Press Conference

E3 2015: Microsoft Press Conference

on June 15th, 2015 | 1 Comment

As always Microsoft is the first console developer to kick off its E3 press conference. This time they opened with a boom and brought us more exciting games than ever. Of…

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J-Stars Victory VS+ Preview – Video

J-Stars Victory VS+ Preview – Video

on June 15th, 2015 | No Comments

Can the first Shonen Jump crossover game to come to the west impress?   Read the Preview here: http://www.ricedigital.co.uk/j-stars-victory-vs-preview/     —     You can…

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E3 2015 Predictions – Pro Gamer Insights

E3 2015 Predictions – Pro Gamer Insights

on June 12th, 2015 | 1 Comment

What kind of a gamer doesn’t like E3? Not me, the Pro Gamer? I like E3 in a very Pro way. Unfortunately I can’t make it…

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Steins;Gate Review

Steins;Gate Review

on June 4th, 2015 | 6 Comments

Steins;Gate is a critically acclaimed visual novel made by 5pb and Nitro+, and thanks to PQube we can finally experience it in Europe. It’s time to dive into the…

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Tokyo Dark Interview with Jon Williams

Tokyo Dark Interview with Jon Williams

on June 2nd, 2015 | 2 Comments

With the Kickstarter for Tokyo Dark slowly nearing its deadline, we have got a hold of Jon Williams from Cherrymochi to talk more about this exciting new horror…

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Shingeki no Hollyoaks – Attack on Titan x Hollyoaks

Shingeki no Hollyoaks – Attack on Titan x Hollyoaks

on May 29th, 2015 | 2 Comments

What happens when you take Hollyoaks Later and play the first opening to Attack on Titan, “Guren no Yumiya”, over the top of it? Our undercover…

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4 Famous TV Cliffhangers JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Style

4 Famous TV Cliffhangers JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Style

on May 18th, 2015 | 1 Comment

The fantastic JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (2012) Season 1’s ending music is, bizarrely, the prog rock classic Roundabout by Yes. Most of the episodes use it as…

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Free Major Splatoon Update Available from August 5th

Free Major Splatoon Update Available from August 5th

on July 28th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Splatoon is set to receive a major update on August 5th, according to a statement from Nintendo of America. The free software update will incorporate plenty of…

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Ranpo Kitan: Game of Crystal Maze

Ranpo Kitan: Game of Crystal Maze

on July 24th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Akechi and Kobayashi must investigate their most insidious case yet. A man going by the name “Richard O’Brien” has been capturing victims and forcing them to…

Read more >>

JoJo’s Impossible Mission – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure x Mission Impossible (1988)

JoJo’s Impossible Mission – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure x Mission Impossible (1988)

on July 14th, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Pillar Men have returned, and this time Joseph Joestar isn’t around to stop them. The task instead falls to a team of stylish yet menacing…

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BlazBlue: Central Fiction Announced

BlazBlue: Central Fiction Announced

on July 12th, 2015 | 4 Comments

Arc System works has announced BlazBlue Central Fiction, the next installment in the BlazBlue franchise. It is planned to release in the arcades, but as of now…

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Godzilla Preview – Video

Godzilla Preview – Video

on July 10th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Godzilla is the King of Monsters. But is this the King of Games, or does that title still belong to Yami Yugi? We took a look…

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New Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul Trailers Show the Gold Saints in Action

New Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul Trailers Show the Gold Saints in Action

on July 1st, 2015 | No Comments

A new video has been posted regarding Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul showing new gold Saints pit against the Bronze Saints. This new announcement is surely making…

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Rice Digital Podcast: All About That E3 2015

Rice Digital Podcast: All About That E3 2015

on June 30th, 2015 | 2 Comments

E3 2015 happened. We know it did. We saw it with our own eyes. Now, we sit down to discuss the things that our eyes saw. PART…

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Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- New Character Details: Jack-O & Johnny

Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- New Character Details: Jack-O & Johnny

on June 23rd, 2015 | 5 Comments

Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- is the obligatory fighting game update to Arc System Works’ masterful Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-. One of the new features of this…

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Atelier Sophie Teaser Trailer, Coming to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita

Atelier Sophie Teaser Trailer, Coming to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita

on June 23rd, 2015 | No Comments

Famitsu recently confirmed that Atelier Sophie: Alchemist of the Mysterious Book is indeed the the title of the next Atelier game, which will kickstart off a…

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Persona 4 Dancing All Night Opening Video

Persona 4 Dancing All Night Opening Video

on June 23rd, 2015 | No Comments

Persona 4 Dancing All Night comes out June 25th in Japan. While we won’t be getting it until September-ish, it does mean that die-hard, importing fans…

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