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Visual Novel Spotlight: Sunrider Academy

Visual Novel Spotlight: Sunrider Academy

on June 30th, 2015 | No 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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Rice Digital Podcast: All About That E3 2015

Rice Digital Podcast: All About That E3 2015

on June 30th, 2015 | No Comments

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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Amnesia: Memories Release Date Confirmed!

Amnesia: Memories Release Date Confirmed!

on June 30th, 2015 | No Comments

Both visual novel and otome fans were over the moon to hear about the Amnesia: Memories English announcement back in May. Since then fans have been…

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Persona 4 Dancing All Night Heads to Europe this Winter

Persona 4 Dancing All Night Heads to Europe this Winter

on June 29th, 2015 | 5 Comments

NIS America has announced that they’ll be bringing Persona 4 Dancing All Night to Europe this Winter, and that Europe will also have access to the…

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Mirai Nikki: Future Diary coming to UK on Blu-ray and DVD soon

Mirai Nikki: Future Diary coming to UK on Blu-ray and DVD soon

on June 29th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Manga Entertainment UK has announced that they’ll be bringing Mirai Nikki: Future Diary to the UK on Blu-ray and DVD soon.   Releasing in two parts…

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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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Mystic Messenger: Introducing Luciel Choi

Mystic Messenger: Introducing Luciel Choi

on June 26th, 2015 | No Comments

The third bachelor in Cheritz’s upcoming otome app game, Mystic Messenger, has been revealed! Allow me to introduce you to Luciel Choi, a hacker who goes…

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Funstock Digital Voucher – Save 25% on Japanese Summer Sale Titles

Funstock Digital Voucher – Save 25% on Japanese Summer Sale Titles

on June 26th, 2015 | No Comments

Our partners over at Funstock Digital are having a great Summer Sale, packed with some really top line Steam keys. We’re pleased to have worked out…

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Mystic Messenger: Introducing Ryu Hyun

Mystic Messenger: Introducing Ryu Hyun

on June 24th, 2015 | No Comments

Earlier this month, Cheritz introduced the first bachelor in their upcoming otome game, Mystic Messenger. The South Korean developer has now excited fans a second time…

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New Persona 5 Protagonist Screenshots

New Persona 5 Protagonist Screenshots

on June 23rd, 2015 | 2 Comments

There was a disappointing lack of solid Persona 5 information at E3 this year. That’s quite disappointing after the great Persona 5 trailer that was at…

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Amnesia: Memories Release Date Confirmed!

Amnesia: Memories Release Date Confirmed!

on June 30th, 2015 | No Comments

Both visual novel and otome fans were over the moon to hear about the Amnesia: Memories English announcement back in May. Since then fans have been…

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Persona 4 Dancing All Night Heads to Europe this Winter

Persona 4 Dancing All Night Heads to Europe this Winter

on June 29th, 2015 | 5 Comments

NIS America has announced that they’ll be bringing Persona 4 Dancing All Night to Europe this Winter, and that Europe will also have access to the…

Read more >>

Mirai Nikki: Future Diary coming to UK on Blu-ray and DVD soon

Mirai Nikki: Future Diary coming to UK on Blu-ray and DVD soon

on June 29th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Manga Entertainment UK has announced that they’ll be bringing Mirai Nikki: Future Diary to the UK on Blu-ray and DVD soon.   Releasing in two parts…

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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…

Read more >>

Mystic Messenger: Introducing Luciel Choi

Mystic Messenger: Introducing Luciel Choi

on June 26th, 2015 | No Comments

The third bachelor in Cheritz’s upcoming otome app game, Mystic Messenger, has been revealed! Allow me to introduce you to Luciel Choi, a hacker who goes…

Read more >>

Funstock Digital Voucher – Save 25% on Japanese Summer Sale Titles

Funstock Digital Voucher – Save 25% on Japanese Summer Sale Titles

on June 26th, 2015 | No Comments

Our partners over at Funstock Digital are having a great Summer Sale, packed with some really top line Steam keys. We’re pleased to have worked out…

Read more >>

Mystic Messenger: Introducing Ryu Hyun

Mystic Messenger: Introducing Ryu Hyun

on June 24th, 2015 | No Comments

Earlier this month, Cheritz introduced the first bachelor in their upcoming otome game, Mystic Messenger. The South Korean developer has now excited fans a second time…

Read more >>

New Persona 5 Protagonist Screenshots

New Persona 5 Protagonist Screenshots

on June 23rd, 2015 | 2 Comments

There was a disappointing lack of solid Persona 5 information at E3 this year. That’s quite disappointing after the great Persona 5 trailer that was at…

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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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Adachi and Marie join Persona 4 Dancing All Night as DLC

Adachi and Marie join Persona 4 Dancing All Night as DLC

on June 23rd, 2015 | No Comments

Atlus has announced that there will be future DLC in the form of Adachi and Marie, both of who are looking to shred up the dancefloor….

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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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A Dance With Dragon Ball Z – Game of Thrones x Dragon Ball Z

A Dance With Dragon Ball Z – Game of Thrones x Dragon Ball Z

on June 12th, 2015 | 1 Comment

Be careful you don’t wake the dragon. Unless you want some super cool wishes, that is.  

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Visual Novel Spotlight: Sunrider Academy

Visual Novel Spotlight: Sunrider Academy

on June 30th, 2015 | No 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….

Read more >>

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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Log Horizon Review

Log Horizon Review

on June 4th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Just when I thought that the game-genre was becoming stale, Log Horizon pulls me right back in with great animation, a decent plot and an attention…

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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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Rice Digital Podcast: All About That E3 2015

Rice Digital Podcast: All About That E3 2015

on June 30th, 2015 | No Comments

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…

Read more >>

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 >>

Eathbound Beginnings: Mother is Finally Getting a Western Release

Eathbound Beginnings: Mother is Finally Getting a Western Release

on June 15th, 2015 | 2 Comments

While they haven’t yet given their main presentation, Nintendo have still made some announcements for E3. One of the most exciting so far is that Mother…

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