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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 | No 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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Dragon Quest VIII 3DS Releases August in Japan – First Print Copies Come with Sword from First Game

Dragon Quest VIII 3DS Releases August in Japan – First Print Copies Come with Sword from First Game

on July 6th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is a favourite for many, so news that Dragon Quest VIII 3DS is an actual thing has caused…

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Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth English Version Announced, New Screenshots

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth English Version Announced, New Screenshots

on July 6th, 2015 | 2 Comments

It’s finally happening. After years of begging, and being given only the pretty poor Digimon All Star Rumble, there’s finally going to be a Digimon Story Cyber…

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Zero Escape 3 Announced, Virtue’s Last Reward Sequel

Zero Escape 3 Announced, Virtue’s Last Reward Sequel

on July 6th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We mentioned Zero Escape 3 in our Anime Expo 2015 Visual Novel round-up, but it’s such a big deal to us we want to let you…

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Visual Novel Localisation News from AX 2015

Visual Novel Localisation News from AX 2015

on July 5th, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again when the visual novel localisers we know and love roll up their sleeves and show us the aces they’ve been keeping there…

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Ar nosurge Plus Launches on Vita, Free DLC for First Four Weeks

Ar nosurge Plus Launches on Vita, Free DLC for First Four Weeks

on July 3rd, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star finally released on PlayStation Vita today. It’s great to see an updated “Plus” version of Ar nosurge releasing…

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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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SEGA Talk Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Customization, Theatre Mode, New Screenshots

SEGA Talk Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Customization, Theatre Mode, New Screenshots

on July 3rd, 2015 | 2 Comments

We’re really looking forward to Ms. Miku’s 3DS debut in the west, after thoroughly enjoying her PlayStation Vita outings. But it’s more than just a list…

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Marvelous Share Senran Kagura 2 Limited Edition Details

Marvelous Share Senran Kagura 2 Limited Edition Details

on July 3rd, 2015 | 2 Comments

There hasn’t been an awful lot of news from Marvelous about Senran Kagura 2 Deep Crimson lately, so we’re pretty pleased to hear from them now,…

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Funstock Announce Blaze Tab – a Retro Gaming Android Tablet Under £100

Funstock Announce Blaze Tab – a Retro Gaming Android Tablet Under £100

on July 3rd, 2015 | 3 Comments

If you know one thing about our retro-focused partners and friends over at Funstock.com — it’s that not only are they fans of retro gaming, but…

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Dragon Quest VIII 3DS Releases August in Japan – First Print Copies Come with Sword from First Game

Dragon Quest VIII 3DS Releases August in Japan – First Print Copies Come with Sword from First Game

on July 6th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is a favourite for many, so news that Dragon Quest VIII 3DS is an actual thing has caused…

Read more >>

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth English Version Announced, New Screenshots

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth English Version Announced, New Screenshots

on July 6th, 2015 | 2 Comments

It’s finally happening. After years of begging, and being given only the pretty poor Digimon All Star Rumble, there’s finally going to be a Digimon Story Cyber…

Read more >>

Zero Escape 3 Announced, Virtue’s Last Reward Sequel

Zero Escape 3 Announced, Virtue’s Last Reward Sequel

on July 6th, 2015 | 1 Comment

We mentioned Zero Escape 3 in our Anime Expo 2015 Visual Novel round-up, but it’s such a big deal to us we want to let you…

Read more >>

Visual Novel Localisation News from AX 2015

Visual Novel Localisation News from AX 2015

on July 5th, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again when the visual novel localisers we know and love roll up their sleeves and show us the aces they’ve been keeping there…

Read more >>

Ar nosurge Plus Launches on Vita, Free DLC for First Four Weeks

Ar nosurge Plus Launches on Vita, Free DLC for First Four Weeks

on July 3rd, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star finally released on PlayStation Vita today. It’s great to see an updated “Plus” version of Ar nosurge releasing…

Read more >>

SEGA Talk Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Customization, Theatre Mode, New Screenshots

SEGA Talk Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Customization, Theatre Mode, New Screenshots

on July 3rd, 2015 | 2 Comments

We’re really looking forward to Ms. Miku’s 3DS debut in the west, after thoroughly enjoying her PlayStation Vita outings. But it’s more than just a list…

Read more >>

Marvelous Share Senran Kagura 2 Limited Edition Details

Marvelous Share Senran Kagura 2 Limited Edition Details

on July 3rd, 2015 | 2 Comments

There hasn’t been an awful lot of news from Marvelous about Senran Kagura 2 Deep Crimson lately, so we’re pretty pleased to hear from them now,…

Read more >>

Funstock Announce Blaze Tab – a Retro Gaming Android Tablet Under £100

Funstock Announce Blaze Tab – a Retro Gaming Android Tablet Under £100

on July 3rd, 2015 | 3 Comments

If you know one thing about our retro-focused partners and friends over at Funstock.com — it’s that not only are they fans of retro gaming, but…

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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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Koei Tecmo Announce PSN Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess Demo

Koei Tecmo Announce PSN Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess Demo

on July 1st, 2015 | 1 Comment

A while back there was some heated debate as to whether or not game demos can actually hurt a game’s sales. This turned out to largely…

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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 | No 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…

Read more >>

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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The problem with Shenmue 3 – what can we truly expect from the most wanted sequel in gaming

The problem with Shenmue 3 – what can we truly expect from the most wanted sequel in gaming

on June 19th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Now that the dust has settled on the astonishing Sony press conference (where, somehow, the prayers of every Japanese Game fan were answered in spectacular fashion)…

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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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Shenmue III Kickstarter is Real

Shenmue III Kickstarter is Real

on June 16th, 2015 | 4 Comments

After the amazing announcements at Sony’s E3 press conference, it’s time to take a look at the real star of the show, Shenmue 3. Its been…

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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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Xblaze: Code Embryo Limited Edition is a Rice Digital Exclusive

Xblaze: Code Embryo Limited Edition is a Rice Digital Exclusive

on June 15th, 2015 | No Comments

 Xblaze: Code Embryo is the Visual Novel BlazBlue spin-off set way in the past of the BlazBlue universe. BlazBlue has always been one of our favourite…

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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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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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XIIZEAL Review

XIIZEAL Review

on June 22nd, 2015 | 2 Comments

XIIZEAL is an arcade shoot’em up that was originally released as XII Stag in arcades in the 2002. The game was later on ported to the…

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SoniAni: Super Sonico the Animation Review

SoniAni: Super Sonico the Animation Review

on June 21st, 2015 | 6 Comments

I’m actually a pretty big Super Sonico fan (got figures and stuff to prove it, you guys) and watched this as it aired but with it…

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Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven Review

Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven Review

on June 13th, 2015 | 2 Comments

If the name hadn’t sold me, then the seven cute girls did. If the cute girls didn’t sell me, then the gameplay did. If the gameplay…

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Tiger & Bunny: The Rising Review

Tiger & Bunny: The Rising Review

on June 12th, 2015 | No Comments

Tiger & Bunny: The Rising arrived a few hours ago at the time of writing this and, not being able to wait on watching a follow…

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The Evil Within: The Executioner Review

The Evil Within: The Executioner Review

on June 11th, 2015 | No Comments

The Evil Within: The Executioner is the third and final addition to the original title. You are placed in The Keeper’s shoes as you battle through…

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Visual Novel Spotlight: Sakura Spirit and Sakura Angels

Visual Novel Spotlight: Sakura Spirit and Sakura Angels

on June 9th, 2015 | 4 Comments

Sakura Spirit, the short adult-oriented visual novel from Winged Cloud, was the game to signal the coming of what some may call the Steam Pornocalypse. For this…

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Supercharged Robot VULKAISER Review

Supercharged Robot VULKAISER Review

on June 8th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Supercharged Robot VULKAISER is a new title by Astro Port, creators of shoot ’em ups such as Satazius, Gigantic Army and Armed Seven. This time you…

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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…

Read more >>

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…

Read more >>

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…

Read more >>

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…

Read more >>

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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McDonald’s McCafé Life Hack – Pro Gamer Life Hacks

McDonald’s McCafé Life Hack – Pro Gamer Life Hacks

on May 15th, 2015 | 3 Comments

My favourite things are gaming and winning. But what happens when you apply a pro gamer’s wiles and wits to life? Me, that’s who. And here…

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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 | 1 Comment

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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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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Summer Lesson Teaches You How To Interact With Girls

Summer Lesson Teaches You How To Interact With Girls

on June 18th, 2015 | 2 Comments

If you were wondering where was project Morpheus during this E3, look no further. Bandai Namco Entertainment is working hard to bring us Summer Lesson, an…

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E3 2015: Nintendo Press Conference

E3 2015: Nintendo Press Conference

on June 16th, 2015 | 1 Comment

There has been a lot of surprise showings at this year’s E3. After Sony’s and Microsoft’s conferences how does Nintendo fare? At E3 2015 Nintendo conference…

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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…

Read more >>

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…

Read more >>