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The Rice Awards – Best Games 2014

The Rice Awards – Best Games 2014

on December 22nd, 2014 | No Comments

And so we come to the end of 2014 and face the torrent of ‘Awards’ posts – all of them universally miserable as they compete to describe …

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Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Winners!

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Winners!

on December 22nd, 2014 | 1 Comment

It was a long and difficult road to decide the winners of our Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition, and thankfully we didn’t have to walk it alone….

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New Final Fantasy XV Trailer

New Final Fantasy XV Trailer

on December 22nd, 2014 | No Comments

At Jump Festa Square Enix revealed new Final Fantasy XV trailer which showcases more of everything: cutscenes, combat, driving, monsters and finally a town. Of course,…

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Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Voting Begins!

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Voting Begins!

on December 19th, 2014 | No Comments

We’ve teamed up with Marvelous Games to bring you another awesome food-related gaming competition! We’ve had some really great entries in our Rune Factory 4 Monster…

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The Horror Hype Train Terminates – The Evil Within Vs Alien Isolation – The Final Face-Off

The Horror Hype Train Terminates – The Evil Within Vs Alien Isolation – The Final Face-Off

on December 19th, 2014 | 2 Comments

As we approach the end of what has been a great year for survival horror we take one final look at Alien Isolation and The Evil…

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Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! Review

Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! Review

on December 17th, 2014 | 2 Comments

It’s certainly not uncommon for titles of fighting games to throw on a lot of extras (generally, positive adjectives). This is even frequently mocked in fighting…

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Girl makes Pokemon paper spirals and they look really great

Girl makes Pokemon paper spirals and they look really great

on December 17th, 2014 | No Comments

I found a thing on Tumblr where this girl called Amie Holdorf made a whole bunch of Pokemon paper spirals. That is to say – Pokemon,…

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Bandai Namco Changing its Name Again

Bandai Namco Changing its Name Again

on December 17th, 2014 | 6 Comments

It has been less than a year since Namco Bandai Games changed its name to Bandai Namco Games. Today the company has decided to change its…

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NIS America Announcements, and Our Notifications

NIS America Announcements, and Our Notifications

on December 17th, 2014 | No Comments

I’m not often a fan of big news post summary pieces, but there’s been quite an eruption of things this month. Not only do I want…

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BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend PS4 and Xbox ONE is coming.

BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend PS4 and Xbox ONE is coming.

on December 16th, 2014 | 6 Comments

It’s all about the niche Japanese games this week. First PQube and Steins;Gate, now Arc System Works have announced that BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend PS4 and Xbox ONE is…

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The Rice Awards – Best Games 2014

The Rice Awards – Best Games 2014

on December 22nd, 2014 | No Comments

And so we come to the end of 2014 and face the torrent of ‘Awards’ posts – all of them universally miserable as they compete to describe …

Read more >>

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Winners!

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Winners!

on December 22nd, 2014 | 1 Comment

It was a long and difficult road to decide the winners of our Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition, and thankfully we didn’t have to walk it alone….

Read more >>

New Final Fantasy XV Trailer

New Final Fantasy XV Trailer

on December 22nd, 2014 | No Comments

At Jump Festa Square Enix revealed new Final Fantasy XV trailer which showcases more of everything: cutscenes, combat, driving, monsters and finally a town. Of course,…

Read more >>

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Voting Begins!

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Voting Begins!

on December 19th, 2014 | No Comments

We’ve teamed up with Marvelous Games to bring you another awesome food-related gaming competition! We’ve had some really great entries in our Rune Factory 4 Monster…

Read more >>

Bandai Namco Changing its Name Again

Bandai Namco Changing its Name Again

on December 17th, 2014 | 6 Comments

It has been less than a year since Namco Bandai Games changed its name to Bandai Namco Games. Today the company has decided to change its…

Read more >>

NIS America Announcements, and Our Notifications

NIS America Announcements, and Our Notifications

on December 17th, 2014 | No Comments

I’m not often a fan of big news post summary pieces, but there’s been quite an eruption of things this month. Not only do I want…

Read more >>

BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend PS4 and Xbox ONE is coming.

BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend PS4 and Xbox ONE is coming.

on December 16th, 2014 | 6 Comments

It’s all about the niche Japanese games this week. First PQube and Steins;Gate, now Arc System Works have announced that BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend PS4 and Xbox ONE is…

Read more >>

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition

on December 16th, 2014 | 5 Comments

Since October it’s been difficult to have a conversation about Japanese games on the 3DS — or even 3DS games in general — without running into…

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Steins Gate PS Vita and PS3 coming 2015

Steins Gate PS Vita and PS3 coming 2015

on December 15th, 2014 | 54 Comments

So turns out I was right. I’m not even going to feign surprise now – Steins Gate PS Vita and PS3 are coming 2015. A couple of weeks…

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English Voices Grace the Latest Final Fantasy XV Trailer

English Voices Grace the Latest Final Fantasy XV Trailer

on December 15th, 2014 | No Comments

This is a trailer many of us have already seen, but now there’s an English voice-over to admire if you’re preferable to that.   Square Enix…

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Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Winners!

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Winners!

on December 22nd, 2014 | 1 Comment

It was a long and difficult road to decide the winners of our Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition, and thankfully we didn’t have to walk it alone….

Read more >>

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Voting Begins!

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition – Voting Begins!

on December 19th, 2014 | No Comments

We’ve teamed up with Marvelous Games to bring you another awesome food-related gaming competition! We’ve had some really great entries in our Rune Factory 4 Monster…

Read more >>

The Horror Hype Train Terminates – The Evil Within Vs Alien Isolation – The Final Face-Off

The Horror Hype Train Terminates – The Evil Within Vs Alien Isolation – The Final Face-Off

on December 19th, 2014 | 2 Comments

As we approach the end of what has been a great year for survival horror we take one final look at Alien Isolation and The Evil…

Read more >>

Girl makes Pokemon paper spirals and they look really great

Girl makes Pokemon paper spirals and they look really great

on December 17th, 2014 | No Comments

I found a thing on Tumblr where this girl called Amie Holdorf made a whole bunch of Pokemon paper spirals. That is to say – Pokemon,…

Read more >>

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition

Rune Factory 4 Monster Veg Competition

on December 16th, 2014 | 5 Comments

Since October it’s been difficult to have a conversation about Japanese games on the 3DS — or even 3DS games in general — without running into…

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Eleven Interesting Donkey Kong Cameos and Crossovers

Eleven Interesting Donkey Kong Cameos and Crossovers

on December 15th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Donkey Kong was a big game. In fact, it’d not be an exaggeration at all to say that without it, Nintendo would not be where they…

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Tale of ALLTYNEX now on Steam

Tale of ALLTYNEX now on Steam

on December 12th, 2014 | No Comments

Following on from the release of RefleX in March, Nyu Media yesterday announced that KAMUI and ALLTYNEX Second, the respective first and last installments in the…

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Tukiko and the Three T-Shirt Shops!

Tukiko and the Three T-Shirt Shops!

on December 4th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Once upon a time, there was a little tanuki called Tukiko. She was a geek and loved all things nerdy.            …

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Six of the Best Christmas Things in Non-Christmas Games

Six of the Best Christmas Things in Non-Christmas Games

on December 3rd, 2014 | 2 Comments

It’s the first week of December and I’m sure more and more of you are starting to get excited about Christmas. There’s only a few weeks…

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Waifu Wars: The Legend of Best Girl – WINNER

Waifu Wars: The Legend of Best Girl – WINNER

on December 1st, 2014 | 40 Comments

Waifu Wars: The Legend of Best Girl took its toll on us all. Loyalties were tested, emotions laid bare, and more than one person left an…

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Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! Review

Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! Review

on December 17th, 2014 | 2 Comments

It’s certainly not uncommon for titles of fighting games to throw on a lot of extras (generally, positive adjectives). This is even frequently mocked in fighting…

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Dusk Maiden of Amnesia Review

Dusk Maiden of Amnesia Review

on December 13th, 2014 | No Comments

I’d never heard of Dusk Maiden of Amnesia until it was finally in my hands and so I held no expectations, but whatever I was holding…

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Rune Factory 4 Review

Rune Factory 4 Review

on December 11th, 2014 | 8 Comments

Rune Factory 4 has had a lot of attention surrounding it due to its sudden cancellation, and even more sudden revival, and so it has quite…

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Visual Novel Spotlight: Killer Queen

Visual Novel Spotlight: Killer Queen

on December 9th, 2014 | 6 Comments

FLAT’s 2006 doujin game Killer Queen sadly does not come with much gunpowder or gelatin but instead an interesting take on battle royale-type visual novels. Perhaps one of the…

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WataMote Review

WataMote Review

on December 5th, 2014 | 5 Comments

I’m not sure if WataMote is genius with its ability to capture being an awkward adolescent almost to a tee, or if it’s infuriating due to…

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Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Review

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Review

on December 5th, 2014 | No Comments

Persona is the gift that keeps on giving and now Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth joins its amazing older sibling, Ultimax, as they dominate the…

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Anime Review: Blast of Tempest (Collection Two)

Anime Review: Blast of Tempest (Collection Two)

on November 30th, 2014 | No Comments

So here it is, Collection Two of the brilliant Blast of Tempest and the series has taken a different tone for its second half, and I’m…

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Tears to Tiara II Review

Tears to Tiara II Review

on November 26th, 2014 | 6 Comments

If you’re wondering what happened to the first game in this series, it was never released outside of Japan. Starting as an adult-oriented game, it earned…

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Review

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Review

on November 24th, 2014 | 2 Comments

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is finally out in Europe. This is my life now. I’m dreaming about suplex holds in my sleep and since release I’ve…

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Digimon All-Star Rumble Review (PS3/360) – Party Game or Fighting Game?

Digimon All-Star Rumble Review (PS3/360) – Party Game or Fighting Game?

on November 24th, 2014 | 2 Comments

Whether a fighting game roster is considered a “spoiler” is often up for debate among online communities. Super Smash Bros. often finds itself at the centre of…

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Girl makes Pokemon paper spirals and they look really great

Girl makes Pokemon paper spirals and they look really great

on December 17th, 2014 | No Comments

I found a thing on Tumblr where this girl called Amie Holdorf made a whole bunch of Pokemon paper spirals. That is to say – Pokemon,…

Read more >>

Hyper Japan COSParade Gallery

Hyper Japan COSParade Gallery

on November 18th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Hyper Japan COSParade question: What’s better than spending the entire weekend at Hyper Japan Christmas Market? Showing people that didn’t get to go the photos of…

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Sexy Halloween Cosplays 2: The Rhymening

Sexy Halloween Cosplays 2: The Rhymening

on October 30th, 2014 | 10 Comments

If there’s one thing I can’t bloody stand it’s Halloween. Honestly, If I see one more pumpkin with it’s innards pouring out of it’s mouth by…

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Suplex Hold Fan Edition EXCLUSIVE to Rice Digital

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Suplex Hold Fan Edition EXCLUSIVE to Rice Digital

on September 26th, 2014 | 9 Comments

I’m super pleased to announce today that Rice Digital will be releasing the Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Suplex Hold Fan Edition exclusively through the Rice Digital store. We’ve…

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Explore girl’s bedroom, VR-style, in the totally not creepy Summer Lesson

Explore girl’s bedroom, VR-style, in the totally not creepy Summer Lesson

on September 3rd, 2014 | 9 Comments

Summer Lesson looks amazing. Not because I’m some kind of disgusting creep, but because it actually looks like an amazing little demo. So light! So sunny!…

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Gamescom 2014 Cosplay Photo Collection

Gamescom 2014 Cosplay Photo Collection

on September 3rd, 2014 | No Comments

We close the Gamescom 2014 coverage with cosplay we saw on the show floor. There were a huge number of cosplayers this year, many of which we didn’t even…

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NIS America bringing tons of games to the west

NIS America bringing tons of games to the west

on August 29th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Fans will be pleased to hear that NIS America is bringing an overwhelming amount of games this year and next. There is something here for everyone, be it RPGs, Visual Novels,…

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Wuppes’ 3D video game papercraft artworks are amazing

Wuppes’ 3D video game papercraft artworks are amazing

on August 27th, 2014 | No Comments

There’s this guy called ‘Wuppes3000′ that I found on Flickr. He makes some seriously nice 3D video game papercraft artworks. They’re so awesome, that I thought…

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Sexy Sword Art Online Cosplays

Sexy Sword Art Online Cosplays

on August 19th, 2014 | 5 Comments

Seeing as Hollow Fragment is out this week, and also given the fact I’ve not posted a cosplay compilation in a while, I thought this week…

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Future Waifus – Virtual Lap Pillow

Future Waifus – Virtual Lap Pillow

on August 5th, 2014 | 2 Comments

While some developers are completely wasting their time with Oculus Rift – making first person shooters and flight sims and all that kinda crap – Up…

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New Final Fantasy XV Trailer

New Final Fantasy XV Trailer

on December 22nd, 2014 | No Comments

At Jump Festa Square Enix revealed new Final Fantasy XV trailer which showcases more of everything: cutscenes, combat, driving, monsters and finally a town. Of course,…

Read more >>

Tale of ALLTYNEX now on Steam

Tale of ALLTYNEX now on Steam

on December 12th, 2014 | No Comments

Following on from the release of RefleX in March, Nyu Media yesterday announced that KAMUI and ALLTYNEX Second, the respective first and last installments in the…

Read more >>

New Zelda Wii U Gameplay

New Zelda Wii U Gameplay

on December 6th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Game Awards 2014 brings us another cool gameplay video. Nintendo didn’t disappoint, as they showed a new video of the Zelda game for the Wii U,…

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Ultimax Rice Digital Showdown: Winner Revealed

Ultimax Rice Digital Showdown: Winner Revealed

on November 25th, 2014 | 1 Comment

It was a difficult battle between two excellent fighters, but a winner had to be decided in the end. The battlefield was Persona 4 Arena Ultimax….

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Fan Edition Unboxing

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Fan Edition Unboxing

on November 20th, 2014 | 3 Comments

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is the game that we at Rice Digital have been waiting for for far too long and when it came through the…

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Link Racing: Mario Kart 8 and… Epona USA?

Link Racing: Mario Kart 8 and… Epona USA?

on October 16th, 2014 | 4 Comments

Am I fan of racing games? Well, thanks for asking. My immediate response would be “no”, but then the ground would shake and the clouds would…

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Sword Art Online Lost Song Trailer

Sword Art Online Lost Song Trailer

on October 6th, 2014 | 6 Comments

Another action JRPG set in the SAO universe has been confirmed by Bandai Namco. The new Sword Art Online Lost Song trailer contains a little gameplay…

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Natural Doctrine Friday Stream, On Demand

Natural Doctrine Friday Stream, On Demand

on October 6th, 2014 | 2 Comments

Natural Doctrine is the top strategy RPG that everyone is talking about, or at least should be talking about, and it’s out right now. It’s incredibly…

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Natural Doctrine gameplay – the first two hours

Natural Doctrine gameplay – the first two hours

on October 3rd, 2014 | No Comments

Yes, we’re back again with another live stream. This time we’re going to be streaming Natural Doctrine gameplay on PS4, about the first two hours to be…

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Ar noSurge streaming now – PLUS! How to get your copy for just £29.99

Ar noSurge streaming now – PLUS! How to get your copy for just £29.99

on October 1st, 2014 | No Comments

Hello everyone, we’re back again with a new stream, this time for Ar noSurge from Koei Tecmo which was out on Friday! So sit back and…

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