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The Future is Bright, the Future is New 3DS?

The Future is Bright, the Future is New 3DS?

on January 30th, 2015 | No Comments

For years I held the SNES in such high regard. It was the best Nintendo console, and the fact that it was wrapped in nostalgia as…

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Want to know what Sega employees REALLY think of Sega?

Want to know what Sega employees REALLY think of Sega?

on January 30th, 2015 | 4 Comments

So news out today that Sega are looking to ditch 300 of their staff though voluntary redundancy in the US. This is never a nice thing…

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SHIRI: The Robot Bum that Expresses Emotion

SHIRI: The Robot Bum that Expresses Emotion

on January 29th, 2015 | 2 Comments

We all know we express a lot of emotion from our bums, right? Fear… anxiety… happiness… fear. Joy? And, of course, fear. Many people have also…

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Doujin Classics: Ougon Musou Kyoku

Doujin Classics: Ougon Musou Kyoku

on January 29th, 2015 | No Comments

It seems that every great doujin visual novel has its own fighting game spin-off. Ougon Musou Kyoku is such a game, based on the popular Umineko…

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Magical Beat is Out Now – Will Include BlazBlue & Guilty Gear Cameos

Magical Beat is Out Now – Will Include BlazBlue & Guilty Gear Cameos

on January 29th, 2015 | No Comments

We love Arc System Works’ fighting games so much that even when they do something outside of their master genre we’re intrigued. That’s why Magical Beat,…

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Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is Coming West; Awesome Name Unchanged

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is Coming West; Awesome Name Unchanged

on January 29th, 2015 | 8 Comments

It wasn’t long ago that fans were surprised to see a localisation announcement for J-Stars Victory+, but now 2D cross-over fighter Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is…

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Sexy Link Cosplay – I REALLY like it when girls dress up as Link!

Sexy Link Cosplay – I REALLY like it when girls dress up as Link!

on January 29th, 2015 | 7 Comments

I mean, I really, really like it when girls dress up as Link. Sexy Link Cosplay is definitely a ‘thing’ for me. They’re something I find intensely arousing…

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5 Reasons She Left You

5 Reasons She Left You

on January 28th, 2015 | 3 Comments

Chin up buddy it’s a new year. Sometimes life throws a curveball and that’s okay. Take everything in stride, all those moments, good and bad, define…

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First Operation Abyss Screenshots Unveiled!

First Operation Abyss Screenshots Unveiled!

on January 27th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy comes out April 17th in the EU, a little after the NA release (as per usual!). It looks set to be…

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The Best Japan-Only Super Famicom Games

The Best Japan-Only Super Famicom Games

on January 27th, 2015 | 6 Comments

If you wanted to play the latest Nintendo games in the early 1990s, you had to shell out extra for the privilege – and even then,…

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Magical Beat is Out Now – Will Include BlazBlue & Guilty Gear Cameos

Magical Beat is Out Now – Will Include BlazBlue & Guilty Gear Cameos

on January 29th, 2015 | No Comments

We love Arc System Works’ fighting games so much that even when they do something outside of their master genre we’re intrigued. That’s why Magical Beat,…

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Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is Coming West; Awesome Name Unchanged

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is Coming West; Awesome Name Unchanged

on January 29th, 2015 | 8 Comments

It wasn’t long ago that fans were surprised to see a localisation announcement for J-Stars Victory+, but now 2D cross-over fighter Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is…

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First Operation Abyss Screenshots Unveiled!

First Operation Abyss Screenshots Unveiled!

on January 27th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy comes out April 17th in the EU, a little after the NA release (as per usual!). It looks set to be…

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February Moe Day: New Pre-Orders Open

February Moe Day: New Pre-Orders Open

on January 26th, 2015 | 3 Comments

There’s a lot of great games coming out soon, but one day in particular on the calendar has been marked with multiple loops of the ol’ red…

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New Dragon Ball Xenoverse Characters & Season Pass

New Dragon Ball Xenoverse Characters & Season Pass

on January 23rd, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’re looking forward to Dragon Ball Xenoverse — because what kind of Dragon Ball fans wouldn’t be? The gameplay looks tight and just… really good. I’ve…

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Naruto Shippuden Steam Deals – FunStock / Rice Coupon

Naruto Shippuden Steam Deals – FunStock / Rice Coupon

on January 23rd, 2015 | 3 Comments

The manga finished at just the end of last year, and some wounds take some time to heal. Luckily the Naruto anime is still running, and…

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Remix Heart Screenshots from BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend

Remix Heart Screenshots from BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend

on January 22nd, 2015 | 4 Comments

Something happened yesterday — news that Chronophantasma Extend will include Remix Heart characters. But now there are actual Remix Heart screenshots, showing the Remix Heart Tour…

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Senran Kagura: Estival Versus Limited Edition Figures & Bundle Revealed

Senran Kagura: Estival Versus Limited Edition Figures & Bundle Revealed

on January 21st, 2015 | 1 Comment

If there’s one thing we love at Rice Digital it’s Senran Kagura, so naturally any news on an Estival Versus Limited Edition is enough to get…

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BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend to Feature Remix Heart Characters

BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend to Feature Remix Heart Characters

on January 21st, 2015 | 10 Comments

Hold up, I’ll give you a second to scoop your surprised fanboy/girl eyes off the floor and place them back into your skull. BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend…

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Operation Abyss Trailer & Release Date

Operation Abyss Trailer & Release Date

on January 21st, 2015 | 1 Comment

We’re more than pleased to report there’s a new Operation Abyss trailer and a physical and digital release date for both the EU and NA. Operation…

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The Future is Bright, the Future is New 3DS?

The Future is Bright, the Future is New 3DS?

on January 30th, 2015 | No Comments

For years I held the SNES in such high regard. It was the best Nintendo console, and the fact that it was wrapped in nostalgia as…

Read more >>

Want to know what Sega employees REALLY think of Sega?

Want to know what Sega employees REALLY think of Sega?

on January 30th, 2015 | 4 Comments

So news out today that Sega are looking to ditch 300 of their staff though voluntary redundancy in the US. This is never a nice thing…

Read more >>

SHIRI: The Robot Bum that Expresses Emotion

SHIRI: The Robot Bum that Expresses Emotion

on January 29th, 2015 | 2 Comments

We all know we express a lot of emotion from our bums, right? Fear… anxiety… happiness… fear. Joy? And, of course, fear. Many people have also…

Read more >>

Sexy Link Cosplay – I REALLY like it when girls dress up as Link!

Sexy Link Cosplay – I REALLY like it when girls dress up as Link!

on January 29th, 2015 | 7 Comments

I mean, I really, really like it when girls dress up as Link. Sexy Link Cosplay is definitely a ‘thing’ for me. They’re something I find intensely arousing…

Read more >>

5 Reasons She Left You

5 Reasons She Left You

on January 28th, 2015 | 3 Comments

Chin up buddy it’s a new year. Sometimes life throws a curveball and that’s okay. Take everything in stride, all those moments, good and bad, define…

Read more >>

The Best Japan-Only Super Famicom Games

The Best Japan-Only Super Famicom Games

on January 27th, 2015 | 6 Comments

If you wanted to play the latest Nintendo games in the early 1990s, you had to shell out extra for the privilege – and even then,…

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The Wonderful References of Outbreak Company

The Wonderful References of Outbreak Company

on January 27th, 2015 | 4 Comments

At this point I’ve accepted the fact that I am never, ever going to be caught up on anime – I am to be an eternal…

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5 Wrongly Overlooked Donkey Kong Games

5 Wrongly Overlooked Donkey Kong Games

on January 23rd, 2015 | 5 Comments

The Donkey Kong series is one which I’ll always be hugely fond of. It’s full of tonnes of absolutely classic games, but for some reason, even…

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6 Tasty Japanese Games That’ll Set the Pace of 2015

6 Tasty Japanese Games That’ll Set the Pace of 2015

on January 22nd, 2015 | 6 Comments

It’s easy to tell that 2015 is in full swing; New Year Resolutions have been broken after a week of hard fought effort, being back to…

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Seven of the Most Challenging Osu! Beatmaps

Seven of the Most Challenging Osu! Beatmaps

on January 20th, 2015 | 3 Comments

The Osu! 2014 World Cup wrapped up in December after a climactic showdown between the stalwart, immovable forces of Japan, Germany and Poland, escalating into a…

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Doujin Classics: Ougon Musou Kyoku

Doujin Classics: Ougon Musou Kyoku

on January 29th, 2015 | No Comments

It seems that every great doujin visual novel has its own fighting game spin-off. Ougon Musou Kyoku is such a game, based on the popular Umineko…

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Bakemonogatari Review

Bakemonogatari Review

on January 27th, 2015 | 5 Comments

It’s been a long time coming but I finally watched Bakemonogatari and, well, read for yourselves. If you’re a huge lover of Monogatari, you may want…

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No, Thank You!!! (Demo) First Impressions

No, Thank You!!! (Demo) First Impressions

on January 26th, 2015 | 2 Comments

I’m super excited about No, Thank You!!! Boys’ Love fans hadn’t had an official English release of a BL visual novel since JAST USA’s Absolute Obedience…

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Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation

Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation

on January 26th, 2015 | 1 Comment

If the original Hyperdimension Neptunia on the PS3 left you disappointed, Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk 2 is a reboot which serves as a great way to get…

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Visual Novel Spotlight: Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls!

Visual Novel Spotlight: Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls!

on January 24th, 2015 | 1 Comment

The simple life sim that charmed its way into our game collections in 2012 has a sequel in the form of Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls!….

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Michiko and Hatchin Part 1 Review

Michiko and Hatchin Part 1 Review

on January 19th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Jazz, action and fugitives? No, it’s not Cowboy Bebop, it’s one of Shinichirō Watanabe’s other produced works Michiko and Hatchin.   The first episode packed a…

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Atelier Ayesha Plus: Alchemist of Dusk Review

Atelier Ayesha Plus: Alchemist of Dusk Review

on January 19th, 2015 | 7 Comments

I’m really excited to be able to review this because Atelier Ayesha: Alchemist of Dusk marks my first foray into the Atelier series, and so I…

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Doujin Classics: Higurashi Daybreak

Doujin Classics: Higurashi Daybreak

on January 14th, 2015 | 4 Comments

Despite its modest roots, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni made a big splash in Japan. Because of its popularity, it’s no wonder the game spawned a…

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Kamisama Dolls Review

Kamisama Dolls Review

on January 13th, 2015 | 10 Comments

So many anime struggle to give an interesting synopsis, and there’s several anime I’ve skipped solely because they sounded dull, but the small bit of information…

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Love Live! School Idol Project Review

Love Live! School Idol Project Review

on January 12th, 2015 | 10 Comments

Nico-Nico-Ni~! Love Live! may have only seen the light of day in the last couple of years, but since then it’s managed to blow up in…

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All of the Sega Bass Fishing voice acting taken out of context is hilarious.

All of the Sega Bass Fishing voice acting taken out of context is hilarious.

on January 22nd, 2015 | 2 Comments

I’d wager it’s the funniest thing I’ve heard all week. Why am I posting this? Because my Rice Digital overlords posted THIS to Vine and I…

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Videogame characters I would TOTALLY eat

Videogame characters I would TOTALLY eat

on January 16th, 2015 | 6 Comments

That’s right EAT. Videogame characters I would totally eat . Just like Chie, I live for MEAT. I don’t just ‘Fsteak’. I Fburger, Fsausage, Fchicken fillet and…

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Top Last Minute 2014 Deals

Top Last Minute 2014 Deals

on December 24th, 2014 | 8 Comments

The year is almost over but we’re not through providing some last minute 2014 deals yet, no sir! We’ve still got awesome games with awesome goodies…

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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 | 3 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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Hyper Japan COSParade Gallery

Hyper Japan COSParade Gallery

on November 18th, 2014 | 8 Comments

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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All of the Sega Bass Fishing voice acting taken out of context is hilarious.

All of the Sega Bass Fishing voice acting taken out of context is hilarious.

on January 22nd, 2015 | 2 Comments

I’d wager it’s the funniest thing I’ve heard all week. Why am I posting this? Because my Rice Digital overlords posted THIS to Vine and I…

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Etrian Mystery Dungeon Release Date & Landsknecht Annoucement

Etrian Mystery Dungeon Release Date & Landsknecht Annoucement

on January 15th, 2015 | 8 Comments

Etrian Mystery Dungeon was featured in yesterday’s Nintendo Direct. Besides a limited first-print the game will be a Nintendo 3DS download exclusive, and will boast near…

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Dead or Alive 5: Last Round New Character: Honoka

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round New Character: Honoka

on January 14th, 2015 | 4 Comments

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will be coming out February 20th. Bringing Dead or Alive 5 to next generation consoles looks like it’s set to…

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Touhou Super Smash Battles is going to be a thing

Touhou Super Smash Battles is going to be a thing

on January 14th, 2015 | 10 Comments

You like Touhou right? And you like definitely like Smash Bros because you voted it Game of the Year in our recent 2014 awards poll. So…

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New Under Night In Birth Trailer is all about the characters

New Under Night In Birth Trailer is all about the characters

on January 13th, 2015 | 6 Comments

I feel like I’ve been a little bit out of the loop on the games front this year – because I’ve been watching so much anime. In…

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Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition is a Thing

Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition is a Thing

on January 12th, 2015 | 3 Comments

Some people turn their nose up at Nintendo. “All they do is push out the same franchises again and again; Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong.” And they’re…

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Clock Tower Returns as NightCry

Clock Tower Returns as NightCry

on January 9th, 2015 | 11 Comments

Clock Tower, one of the grandfathers of the survival horror genre, is making a return after almost a decade of hiding from the scissor man. Originally known as…

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Comiket 87 Doujin Lineup

Comiket 87 Doujin Lineup

on January 6th, 2015 | 16 Comments

Its that time of year again, take a peak at the newest doujin titles from Japan, this time during the winter Comiket. The 87th Comiket was held from…

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Natsuiro High School Lewd Stealth Action

Natsuiro High School Lewd Stealth Action

on January 5th, 2015 | 11 Comments

After the sexy vampire undressing that is Akihbara’s Trip, D3 Publisher decided to make its own lewd title called Natsuiro High School or Summer Colors High…

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Demand for Moe High – Neptunia Heading to Steam

Demand for Moe High – Neptunia Heading to Steam

on December 22nd, 2014 | 10 Comments

As development manager at Idea Factory Damien Urvois said that “the overseas demand for moe is quite high”, expect to see Neptunia Series on Steam in…

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