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New Gundam Breaker Announced for PS4, Teaser Trailer Released

New Gundam Breaker Announced for PS4, Teaser Trailer Released

on January 16th, 2018 | No Comments

Bandai Namco has announced the latest entry in the Gundam Breaker series, New Gundam Breaker! It’s coming to the Americas and Europe as well as Japan…

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New Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal Trailer Highlights Main Characters

New Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal Trailer Highlights Main Characters

on January 16th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Following on from its opening movie, a new Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal trailer is here! This time we get an introduction to the game’s main…

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Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Has Dope New Box Art, All DLC, & Exclusive New Updates

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Has Dope New Box Art, All DLC, & Exclusive New Updates

on January 16th, 2018 | 4 Comments

Square Enix have announced the Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition for 6th March 2018 for its current formats, which is the date it’s coming…

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House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Rises From the Dead

House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Rises From the Dead

on January 15th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Like my pun, readers? Thought of it myself. I prefer Sega’s idea to bring House of the Dead back from the dead (I’m on…

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Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 4 Review (Anime)

Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 4 Review (Anime)

on January 15th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Manga UK has been releasing the older Dragon Ball Z movies out at lightning speed, and next up is collection four consisting of Super…

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Final Fantasy XV Episode Ignis Review (PS4)

Final Fantasy XV Episode Ignis Review (PS4)

on January 15th, 2018 | No Comments

Last but certainly not least, Ignis is here with his very own piece of story DLC to wrap up the Final Fantasy XV Season…

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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Yakuza 0, Hatsune Miku Project DIVA Future Tone – Postcard Play

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Yakuza 0, Hatsune Miku Project DIVA Future Tone – Postcard Play

on January 15th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Even though there’s a lot of great stuff coming up, this week’s Postcard Play feels like a week for old favourites, so we’re sending…

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle DLC and Release Date Announced

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle DLC and Release Date Announced

on January 15th, 2018 | 3 Comments

Arc System Works has announced that BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will be coming to Japan on May 31st and North America on June 5th!…

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Detective Pikachu Will Head West This Year

Detective Pikachu Will Head West This Year

on January 12th, 2018 | No Comments

It’s been a long time coming, but Detective Pikachu is finally making its way West and the little detective sounds as gruff as we…

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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Collector’s Edition Revealed

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Collector’s Edition Revealed

on January 12th, 2018 | 1 Comment

NIS America has announced the SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy collector’s edition, known as the Diamond Dream Edition, following the game’s reveal yesterday. Available…

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New Gundam Breaker Announced for PS4, Teaser Trailer Released

New Gundam Breaker Announced for PS4, Teaser Trailer Released

on January 16th, 2018 | No Comments

Bandai Namco has announced the latest entry in the Gundam Breaker series, New Gundam Breaker! It’s coming to the Americas and Europe as well as Japan…

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New Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal Trailer Highlights Main Characters

New Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal Trailer Highlights Main Characters

on January 16th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Following on from its opening movie, a new Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal trailer is here! This time we get an introduction to the game’s main…

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Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Has Dope New Box Art, All DLC, & Exclusive New Updates

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Has Dope New Box Art, All DLC, & Exclusive New Updates

on January 16th, 2018 | 4 Comments

Square Enix have announced the Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition for 6th March 2018 for its current formats, which is the date it’s coming…

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House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Rises From the Dead

House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Rises From the Dead

on January 15th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Like my pun, readers? Thought of it myself. I prefer Sega’s idea to bring House of the Dead back from the dead (I’m on…

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle DLC and Release Date Announced

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle DLC and Release Date Announced

on January 15th, 2018 | 3 Comments

Arc System Works has announced that BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will be coming to Japan on May 31st and North America on June 5th!…

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Detective Pikachu Will Head West This Year

Detective Pikachu Will Head West This Year

on January 12th, 2018 | No Comments

It’s been a long time coming, but Detective Pikachu is finally making its way West and the little detective sounds as gruff as we…

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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Collector’s Edition Revealed

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Collector’s Edition Revealed

on January 12th, 2018 | 1 Comment

NIS America has announced the SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy collector’s edition, known as the Diamond Dream Edition, following the game’s reveal yesterday. Available…

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Golden Wind Anime Confirmed via Trademark?

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Golden Wind Anime Confirmed via Trademark?

on January 12th, 2018 | No Comments

At this point we’ll take any news about a JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Golden Wind anime, the fabled animated adaptation of the 5th part of the…

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Yume Nikki Dream Diary Announced With Bizarre & Unsettling Trailer

Yume Nikki Dream Diary Announced With Bizarre & Unsettling Trailer

on January 12th, 2018 | No Comments

Following on from the countdown announcement and the original Yume Nikki being released on Steam for free, Kadokawa have now announced the name of…

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New Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night Screenshots

New Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night Screenshots

on January 12th, 2018 | No Comments

Atlus has released a whole load of new Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night screenshots! It’s great to get…

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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Yakuza 0, Hatsune Miku Project DIVA Future Tone – Postcard Play

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Yakuza 0, Hatsune Miku Project DIVA Future Tone – Postcard Play

on January 15th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Even though there’s a lot of great stuff coming up, this week’s Postcard Play feels like a week for old favourites, so we’re sending…

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Throwback to January 1998 Being Awesome for Japanese Games

Throwback to January 1998 Being Awesome for Japanese Games

on January 11th, 2018 | 3 Comments

Join us as we take a look back at Japanese games… from the past! Believe it or not, 1998 is now officially 20 years…

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Exciting 2018 English Otome Games to Keep an Eye on!

Exciting 2018 English Otome Games to Keep an Eye on!

on January 10th, 2018 | 5 Comments

2017 was a great year for otome fans, but why should the fun stop there? The 2018 otome game schedule for the west is…

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The 2017 Christmas Just Played Blowout!

The 2017 Christmas Just Played Blowout!

on January 8th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Merry Christmas. Recently, some of the Rice writers were allowed to take a small sliver of break time to celebrate the “man who comes…

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Mitch Jay’s Top 15 Games of 2017

Mitch Jay’s Top 15 Games of 2017

on January 8th, 2018 | 2 Comments

15 games? 15?! Yes, that’s a whole 5 more than I’ve done for the past three years! 2017 has been an incredible year for…

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Rice Gaming & Anime Awards 2017

Rice Gaming & Anime Awards 2017

on December 22nd, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Reader’s Choice Awards are over, but why stop there? There’s still lots more to talk about when it comes to the long list…

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Rice Digital Reader’s Choice Awards 2017 Winners Announced

Rice Digital Reader’s Choice Awards 2017 Winners Announced

on December 13th, 2017 | 3 Comments

We asked our dear readers to vote for their favourite games of various categories — reader’s choice awards, if you will. Some great games…

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Rice Digital Reader’s Choice Awards 2017 – Voting (Closed)

Rice Digital Reader’s Choice Awards 2017 – Voting (Closed)

on December 5th, 2017 | 2 Comments

We’ll be having out own hand-picked end of year awards, but first we wanted to hear from you dear readers. We’ve picked out some…

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“10 Funny Light Novel Titles” Seemed Like Way Too Short a Title for Anything About Light Novel Titles

“10 Funny Light Novel Titles” Seemed Like Way Too Short a Title for Anything About Light Novel Titles

on November 14th, 2017 | 1 Comment

There sure are a lot of light novels out there! Some of them are funny, some of them are downright weird, and some are…

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4 Bad Live Action Netflix Anime Adaptations I Would Make if They Paid Me

4 Bad Live Action Netflix Anime Adaptations I Would Make if They Paid Me

on November 13th, 2017 | 2 Comments

After watching the live action Netflix Death Note movie, I realised something. Live action western remakes are great, and I should get more involved. Here…

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Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 4 Review (Anime)

Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 4 Review (Anime)

on January 15th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Manga UK has been releasing the older Dragon Ball Z movies out at lightning speed, and next up is collection four consisting of Super…

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Final Fantasy XV Episode Ignis Review (PS4)

Final Fantasy XV Episode Ignis Review (PS4)

on January 15th, 2018 | No Comments

Last but certainly not least, Ignis is here with his very own piece of story DLC to wrap up the Final Fantasy XV Season…

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Her Impact! Issue #0 Review (Manga)

Her Impact! Issue #0 Review (Manga)

on January 10th, 2018 | 1 Comment

The team behind Her Impact!, a small group of people working on their own manga, has been making waves recently with the debut of…

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Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive Review (Switch)

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive Review (Switch)

on January 5th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds is a game I’ve played on both Vita and PS4, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed its retro beat-em-up gameplay. Now it’s…

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review – We Need to Talk About Xenoblade

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review – We Need to Talk About Xenoblade

on December 31st, 2017 | No Comments

In some ways, this third entry in the Xenoblade series (though, the Wii U‘s X was more of a side thing) is the most…

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Eureka Seven Review (Anime)

Eureka Seven Review (Anime)

on December 26th, 2017 | No Comments

Eureka Seven began airing in 2005 and ran for 50 episodes, which was quickly followed by a sequel movie, and recently a trilogy of…

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Star Ocean: The Last Hope Review (PS4)

Star Ocean: The Last Hope Review (PS4)

on December 20th, 2017 | No Comments

Have you ever seen Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal? Well, the characters in this almost look like a gaggle of uncomfortable puppets, and I’m…

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Dragon Ball Z Movies 3-6 Review (Anime)

Dragon Ball Z Movies 3-6 Review (Anime)

on December 12th, 2017 | 1 Comment

A review for a whole four Dragon Ball Z movies?! That’s almost as many times as Krillin has died! I was going to separate…

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Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Review (PS4)

Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Review (PS4)

on December 12th, 2017 | 6 Comments

There is just something about a contemporary JRPG that makes things feel exciting. Wearing an antibacterial mask and quaffing a potion, all while checking…

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Sonic Forces Review – Sonic Faeces (Xbox One)

Sonic Forces Review – Sonic Faeces (Xbox One)

on December 1st, 2017 | 1 Comment

Red flags were raised immediately upon the announcement of Sonic Forces. While the reveal of a spiritual sequel to the fan-loved Sonic Generations was…

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Interview with Naoki Yoshida – Final Fantasy XIV’s Yoshi-P!

Interview with Naoki Yoshida – Final Fantasy XIV’s Yoshi-P!

on November 10th, 2017 | No Comments

This past weekend I had the opportunity to sit down with Naoki Yoshida, the producer and director of Final Fantasy XIV, to talk about…

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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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New Gundam Breaker Announced for PS4, Teaser Trailer Released

New Gundam Breaker Announced for PS4, Teaser Trailer Released

on January 16th, 2018 | No Comments

Bandai Namco has announced the latest entry in the Gundam Breaker series, New Gundam Breaker! It’s coming to the Americas and Europe as well as Japan…

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New Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal Trailer Highlights Main Characters

New Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal Trailer Highlights Main Characters

on January 16th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Following on from its opening movie, a new Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal trailer is here! This time we get an introduction to the game’s main…

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Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Has Dope New Box Art, All DLC, & Exclusive New Updates

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Has Dope New Box Art, All DLC, & Exclusive New Updates

on January 16th, 2018 | 4 Comments

Square Enix have announced the Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition for 6th March 2018 for its current formats, which is the date it’s coming…

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle DLC and Release Date Announced

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle DLC and Release Date Announced

on January 15th, 2018 | 3 Comments

Arc System Works has announced that BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will be coming to Japan on May 31st and North America on June 5th!…

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Yume Nikki Dream Diary Announced With Bizarre & Unsettling Trailer

Yume Nikki Dream Diary Announced With Bizarre & Unsettling Trailer

on January 12th, 2018 | No Comments

Following on from the countdown announcement and the original Yume Nikki being released on Steam for free, Kadokawa have now announced the name of…

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Utano Princesama Shining Live Worldwide Release Coming Soon

Utano Princesama Shining Live Worldwide Release Coming Soon

on January 10th, 2018 | No Comments

KLab Games has announced an Utano Princesama Shining Live worldwide release will be coming soon! Utano Princesama Shining Live is a rhythm game for…

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The Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal Opening Movie is Here!

The Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal Opening Movie is Here!

on January 9th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Marvelous has released a new video showing the Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal opening movie! The animation is largely similar to the original Senran Kagura…

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Fate/EXTELLA Link Release Date Announced, Adds Drake, Astolfo, & Scathach

Fate/EXTELLA Link Release Date Announced, Adds Drake, Astolfo, & Scathach

on January 2nd, 2018 | 4 Comments

Not Nathan Drake, but Francis Drake. Marvelous has announced the release date for Fate/EXTELLA Link, the follow-up to Fate/EXTELLA. Also part of the announcement…

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Comiket 93 Doujin Lineup

Comiket 93 Doujin Lineup

on December 27th, 2017 | No Comments

Tokyo will see its 93rd Comiket from the 29th to 31st December at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center. As always, we got a…

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Catherine: Full Body Debut Trailer Released

Catherine: Full Body Debut Trailer Released

on December 22nd, 2017 | 1 Comment

Following on from the previous announcement, Atlus has released a Catherine: Full Body debut trailer! The game’s full website has also been launched. Check out…

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