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Rock Howard Joins King of Fighters XIV

Rock Howard Joins King of Fighters XIV

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

Rock Howard is the latest DLC fighter to join the growing ranks of King of Fighters XIV, which has one of the largest rosters…

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Romance Of The Three Kingdoms XIII Getting Fame and Strategy Expansion Pack

Romance Of The Three Kingdoms XIII Getting Fame and Strategy Expansion Pack

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

Released last year for Windows and PlayStation 4, Koei Tecmo’s Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII is now getting an expansion pack, titled Fame and Strategy…

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Disgaea 5 Complete Opening Movie and Screenshots

Disgaea 5 Complete Opening Movie and Screenshots

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

With the release of Disgaea 5 Complete for Nintendo Switch just mere months away, NIS America has decided to shower us with a bunch of new screenshots as well…

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Persona 5 Review – JRPGs Will Never Be The Same Again (PS4)

Persona 5 Review – JRPGs Will Never Be The Same Again (PS4)

on March 29th, 2017 | 13 Comments

“Don’t look at me like that,” Persona 5‘s hyper-stylish pause menu tells me, the protagonist’s hand having slapped the screen and the options menu…

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Akiba’s Beat European Release Date and Trailer Revealed

Akiba’s Beat European Release Date and Trailer Revealed

on March 29th, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Akiba’s Beat European release date has been revealed, and there’s a shiny new trailer to go with it! Akiba’s Beat will be releasing in…

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Third Set of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds Screenshots Revealed

Third Set of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds Screenshots Revealed

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

The third set of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds screenshots is here, showing off some lovely CGs for three new romance options! These three characters were…

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The Alliance Alive, FuRyu’s new classic JRPG for 3DS

The Alliance Alive, FuRyu’s new classic JRPG for 3DS

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

FuRyu’s upcoming RPG for 3DS is to be released in less than 3 months in Japan and shows itself a bit more through a…

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Genkai Tokki Castle Panzers is Boobs vs Butt

Genkai Tokki Castle Panzers is Boobs vs Butt

on March 29th, 2017 | 1 Comment

We covered a Compile Heart game where you had to vote for boobs or butts on their official website to reveal Genkai Tokki Castle Panzers….

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Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival Paralogue and Characters Announced

Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival Paralogue and Characters Announced

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

The Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival event starts on 30th March, running until 14th April, and bringing with a new paralogue and some special…

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Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV Costume Collaboration Announced

Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV Costume Collaboration Announced

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

A Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV costume collaboration was announced as part of Gust’s pre-launch presentation for the game! The collaboration will include an…

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Rock Howard Joins King of Fighters XIV

Rock Howard Joins King of Fighters XIV

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

Rock Howard is the latest DLC fighter to join the growing ranks of King of Fighters XIV, which has one of the largest rosters…

Read more >>

Romance Of The Three Kingdoms XIII Getting Fame and Strategy Expansion Pack

Romance Of The Three Kingdoms XIII Getting Fame and Strategy Expansion Pack

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

Released last year for Windows and PlayStation 4, Koei Tecmo’s Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII is now getting an expansion pack, titled Fame and Strategy…

Read more >>

Disgaea 5 Complete Opening Movie and Screenshots

Disgaea 5 Complete Opening Movie and Screenshots

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

With the release of Disgaea 5 Complete for Nintendo Switch just mere months away, NIS America has decided to shower us with a bunch of new screenshots as well…

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Akiba’s Beat European Release Date and Trailer Revealed

Akiba’s Beat European Release Date and Trailer Revealed

on March 29th, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Akiba’s Beat European release date has been revealed, and there’s a shiny new trailer to go with it! Akiba’s Beat will be releasing in…

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Third Set of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds Screenshots Revealed

Third Set of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds Screenshots Revealed

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

The third set of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds screenshots is here, showing off some lovely CGs for three new romance options! These three characters were…

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The Alliance Alive, FuRyu’s new classic JRPG for 3DS

The Alliance Alive, FuRyu’s new classic JRPG for 3DS

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

FuRyu’s upcoming RPG for 3DS is to be released in less than 3 months in Japan and shows itself a bit more through a…

Read more >>

Genkai Tokki Castle Panzers is Boobs vs Butt

Genkai Tokki Castle Panzers is Boobs vs Butt

on March 29th, 2017 | 1 Comment

We covered a Compile Heart game where you had to vote for boobs or butts on their official website to reveal Genkai Tokki Castle Panzers….

Read more >>

Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival Paralogue and Characters Announced

Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival Paralogue and Characters Announced

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

The Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival event starts on 30th March, running until 14th April, and bringing with a new paralogue and some special…

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Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV Costume Collaboration Announced

Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV Costume Collaboration Announced

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

A Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV costume collaboration was announced as part of Gust’s pre-launch presentation for the game! The collaboration will include an…

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KonoSuba Game Sees Kazuma Stealing Underwear

KonoSuba Game Sees Kazuma Stealing Underwear

on March 28th, 2017 | 2 Comments

5pb. are working on KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!, a visual novel for PS4 and Vita, and who would’ve guessed that it would…

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What the Final Fantasy XV DLC Stories Will Probably Be About

What the Final Fantasy XV DLC Stories Will Probably Be About

on March 22nd, 2017 | 1 Comment

I consider myself a video game expert. A video game professional. A pro gamer. When looking at games people like me can read between…

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Lonely Noctis: Solo Road Trip in Final Fantasy XV??

Lonely Noctis: Solo Road Trip in Final Fantasy XV??

on March 22nd, 2017 | 1 Comment

Final Fantasy XV is a long road trip story featuring the young prince Noctis and his 3 best friends. For those of you who…

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Has A JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Vento Aureo Anime Been Confirmed? Not Yet, But This Blog Has the Answer

Has A JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Vento Aureo Anime Been Confirmed? Not Yet, But This Blog Has the Answer

on March 22nd, 2017 | No Comments

With 4 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure‘s parts under its belt as successful and popular anime, the question on everyone’s lips is “will David Production…

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A Closer Look at the Akiba’s Beat Pinkun Plushie

A Closer Look at the Akiba’s Beat Pinkun Plushie

on March 17th, 2017 | 2 Comments

The Pinkun plushie is a part of our Rice Exclusive Akiba’s Beat NEET Edition. We managed to get hands-on with some of the early…

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6 Switch Game Tastes We Need This Generation

6 Switch Game Tastes We Need This Generation

on March 15th, 2017 | 2 Comments

Nintendo have just revealed that the current Switch cartridges contain Denatonium Benzoate, the bitterest known chemical. This makes the cartridges taste unbearably bad, and…

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A Nier Sequel – Why Did Nier Automata Happen?

A Nier Sequel – Why Did Nier Automata Happen?

on March 10th, 2017 | 6 Comments

It’s widely thought to be a pretty good thing that Nier has received a sequel – and indeed, Rice’s very own Kitsumeda was rather…

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Super Bomberman R 8-Players… After a Bit of a Struggle!

Super Bomberman R 8-Players… After a Bit of a Struggle!

on March 8th, 2017 | No Comments

Super Bomberman R 8-Players is totally something you can do on the Nintendo Switch. By using each Joy-con “half” horizontally 8 people can play…

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Taste of the Wild – The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Reviewed By Its Taste

Taste of the Wild – The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Reviewed By Its Taste

on March 3rd, 2017 | No Comments

Nintendo have included Denatonium Benzoate in its Switch cartridges, which make them disgustingly bitter. This is to stop accidental consumption. But if anything this news has…

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Japanese Switch Launch Line-up Has Almost Twice as Many Games

Japanese Switch Launch Line-up Has Almost Twice as Many Games

on February 27th, 2017 | No Comments

The Switch day launch line-up has resulted in rather divisive opinions on whether the console should be a day one purchase. What’s more, the Japanese…

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7 Kingdom Hearts Worlds We Want to See

7 Kingdom Hearts Worlds We Want to See

on February 27th, 2017 | 1 Comment

We know the Kingdom of Corona from Tangled and San Fransokyo from Big Hero 6 will be appearing as playable worlds in Kingdom Hearts III,…

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Persona 5 Review – JRPGs Will Never Be The Same Again (PS4)

Persona 5 Review – JRPGs Will Never Be The Same Again (PS4)

on March 29th, 2017 | 13 Comments

“Don’t look at me like that,” Persona 5‘s hyper-stylish pause menu tells me, the protagonist’s hand having slapped the screen and the options menu…

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Himawari – The Sunflower Review (PC)

Himawari – The Sunflower Review (PC)

on March 27th, 2017 | No Comments

Originally released back in 2007 as an adult title, Himawari made a big enough impact for it to be ported to various systems and now…

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review (Switch)

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review (Switch)

on March 27th, 2017 | No Comments

Who would have thought that a Zelda game, of all things, would be a complete game changer when it comes to how open world…

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Touhou Genso Wanderer Review (PS4)

Touhou Genso Wanderer Review (PS4)

on March 26th, 2017 | 1 Comment

Touhou Genso Wanderer is another installment in the series of Touhou titles NIS America brought forth to the west on the PlayStation platform. It is an…

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My Hero Academia Review – Season 1 (Anime)

My Hero Academia Review – Season 1 (Anime)

on March 24th, 2017 | No Comments

My Hero Academia is a fairly recent Shonen Jump manga that’s caused a bit of stir with its sudden popularity. It’s only natural that…

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NieR Automata Review (PS4)

NieR Automata Review (PS4)

on March 24th, 2017 | 1 Comment

My love for NieR is something that shouldn’t be underestimated for I could talk about it all day! Never in my wildest dreams did…

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Kiznaiver Review (Anime)

Kiznaiver Review (Anime)

on March 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

Kiznaiver comes from celebrated anime studio Trigger, perhaps best known for the very popular and stylish ultra-violent Kill La Kill. You’d be forgiven for expecting something…

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Super Pack 2 Review (PS4)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Super Pack 2 Review (PS4)

on March 21st, 2017 | 1 Comment

Super Pack 2 adds another two characters, new missions, a stage and more to the already expansive Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, and it does…

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Danganronpa 1.2 Reload Review (PS4)

Danganronpa 1.2 Reload Review (PS4)

on March 21st, 2017 | No Comments

The Danganronpa series is an influential classic in the ‘killing game’ genre, and up there with Ace Attorney and Zero Escape when it comes to visual novel-puzzle…

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Gantz: O Review – CGI at Its Best

Gantz: O Review – CGI at Its Best

on March 20th, 2017 | 1 Comment

Hearing the name of your favorite anime or manga followed by the ominous words live-action or CGI is rarely something to get excited about….

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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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What is Otome? A Beginner’s Guide to the Otome Genre

What is Otome? A Beginner’s Guide to the Otome Genre

on October 6th, 2016 | 2 Comments

As the otome genre continues to flourish and become more accessible to a western audience, we thought it time for a quick crash course….

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Rice Exclusive Root Letter Pen Pal Edition Announced

Rice Exclusive Root Letter Pen Pal Edition Announced

on September 23rd, 2016 | 3 Comments

Yeah, we’d dropped some hints for a while, but now we’re super excited to be able to come out with it and announce our…

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Disgaea 5 Complete Opening Movie and Screenshots

Disgaea 5 Complete Opening Movie and Screenshots

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

With the release of Disgaea 5 Complete for Nintendo Switch just mere months away, NIS America has decided to shower us with a bunch of new screenshots as well…

Read more >>

Persona 5 Review – JRPGs Will Never Be The Same Again (PS4)

Persona 5 Review – JRPGs Will Never Be The Same Again (PS4)

on March 29th, 2017 | 13 Comments

“Don’t look at me like that,” Persona 5‘s hyper-stylish pause menu tells me, the protagonist’s hand having slapped the screen and the options menu…

Read more >>

Akiba’s Beat European Release Date and Trailer Revealed

Akiba’s Beat European Release Date and Trailer Revealed

on March 29th, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Akiba’s Beat European release date has been revealed, and there’s a shiny new trailer to go with it! Akiba’s Beat will be releasing in…

Read more >>

Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival Paralogue and Characters Announced

Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival Paralogue and Characters Announced

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

The Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival event starts on 30th March, running until 14th April, and bringing with a new paralogue and some special…

Read more >>

Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV Costume Collaboration Announced

Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV Costume Collaboration Announced

on March 29th, 2017 | No Comments

A Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV costume collaboration was announced as part of Gust’s pre-launch presentation for the game! The collaboration will include an…

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Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 Opening Movie Released

Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 Opening Movie Released

on March 27th, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 opening movie has been released by Arc System Works in the run up to its Arcade release at…

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Final Fantasy XV March Update Trailer Showcases Chapter 13 Verse 2

Final Fantasy XV March Update Trailer Showcases Chapter 13 Verse 2

on March 27th, 2017 | No Comments

The first piece of story DLC for Final Fantasy XV, Episode Gladio, comes out tomorrow. But before that drops, there’s the March update, introducing…

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Thoughts & Impressions On Splatoon 2 Global Testfire (24/03 7pm GMT) – Gameplay Video

Thoughts & Impressions On Splatoon 2 Global Testfire (24/03 7pm GMT) – Gameplay Video

on March 24th, 2017 | No Comments

Here’s footage from the half hour I spent with Splatoon 2 during the evening testfire on 24th March. All matches were Turf Wars, with…

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Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Maribel & Ruff Trailer

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Maribel & Ruff Trailer

on March 23rd, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s taken some time, but Dragon Quest Heroes 2 is almost out in the west. It’ll be releasing on PlayStation 4 & PC over…

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix ‘Fight the Darkness’ Trailer Released

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix ‘Fight the Darkness’ Trailer Released

on March 23rd, 2017 | No Comments

A new Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix trailer, titled ‘Fight the Darkness’, has been released, running through some dramatic moments from the games included…

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