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Dragon Quest Switch Ports of I, II, and III Coming West

Dragon Quest Switch Ports of I, II, and III Coming West

on September 17th, 2019 | No Comments

Square Enix has announced the Dragon Quest Switch ports of the first three games in the series that were previously announced for Japan will…

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TGS 2019 New Guilty Gear Trailer Confirms May

TGS 2019 New Guilty Gear Trailer Confirms May

on September 13th, 2019 | No Comments

In the flood of news coming from Tokyo Game Show 2019, Arc System Works has released a New Guilty Gear trailer, which shows off…

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TGS 2019 Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Released

TGS 2019 Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Released

on September 11th, 2019 | No Comments

We’ve been able to build up a nice picture of the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake recently with Square Enix showing a spectacular redo…

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We’re Hiring – Site Editor And Community Manager

We’re Hiring – Site Editor And Community Manager

on September 10th, 2019 | No Comments

Job Description – Site Editor and Community Manager   We are looking for a confident writer and community manager to manage our Rice Digital…

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Catherine: Full Body Review (PS4) – A New Trip Around the Old Block Puzzle

Catherine: Full Body Review (PS4) – A New Trip Around the Old Block Puzzle

on September 9th, 2019 | No Comments

I’d been meaning to play the original Catherine for a long while, and what better time to finally see what it’s all about than…

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Gun Gun Pixies Out Now in Europe on Nintendo Switch

Gun Gun Pixies Out Now in Europe on Nintendo Switch

on September 6th, 2019 | No Comments

Compile Heart’s third-person shooter and platformer cross, Gun Gun Pixies, is out now on Nintendo Switch in Europe! The North American release will follow…

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September 4th Nintendo Direct Highlights

September 4th Nintendo Direct Highlights

on September 5th, 2019 | No Comments

There’s plenty of great games lined up for the Switch both in the tailend of this year and in the next, but Nintendo went…

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Catherine: Full Body is Available Now on PS4

Catherine: Full Body is Available Now on PS4

on September 3rd, 2019 | No Comments

Today’s the day the nightmare begins (again) with the release of Catherine: Full Body on PS4 in the west! As such, Atlus has a…

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon New Battle System Detailed

Yakuza: Like a Dragon New Battle System Detailed

on September 2nd, 2019 | No Comments

Yakuza 7, coming to the west as Yakuza: Like a Dragon, is really changing things up with a “Live Command RPG Battle” system! The…

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Type-Moon Studio BB Game Studio Established

Type-Moon Studio BB Game Studio Established

on August 30th, 2019 | No Comments

Type-Moon has announced the establishment of Type-Moon Studio BB, a new game development studio with Kazuya Niinou at the head. Niinou recently announced his…

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Dragon Quest Switch Ports of I, II, and III Coming West

Dragon Quest Switch Ports of I, II, and III Coming West

on September 17th, 2019 | No Comments

Square Enix has announced the Dragon Quest Switch ports of the first three games in the series that were previously announced for Japan will…

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TGS 2019 New Guilty Gear Trailer Confirms May

TGS 2019 New Guilty Gear Trailer Confirms May

on September 13th, 2019 | No Comments

In the flood of news coming from Tokyo Game Show 2019, Arc System Works has released a New Guilty Gear trailer, which shows off…

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TGS 2019 Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Released

TGS 2019 Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Released

on September 11th, 2019 | No Comments

We’ve been able to build up a nice picture of the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake recently with Square Enix showing a spectacular redo…

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Gun Gun Pixies Out Now in Europe on Nintendo Switch

Gun Gun Pixies Out Now in Europe on Nintendo Switch

on September 6th, 2019 | No Comments

Compile Heart’s third-person shooter and platformer cross, Gun Gun Pixies, is out now on Nintendo Switch in Europe! The North American release will follow…

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September 4th Nintendo Direct Highlights

September 4th Nintendo Direct Highlights

on September 5th, 2019 | No Comments

There’s plenty of great games lined up for the Switch both in the tailend of this year and in the next, but Nintendo went…

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Catherine: Full Body is Available Now on PS4

Catherine: Full Body is Available Now on PS4

on September 3rd, 2019 | No Comments

Today’s the day the nightmare begins (again) with the release of Catherine: Full Body on PS4 in the west! As such, Atlus has a…

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon New Battle System Detailed

Yakuza: Like a Dragon New Battle System Detailed

on September 2nd, 2019 | No Comments

Yakuza 7, coming to the west as Yakuza: Like a Dragon, is really changing things up with a “Live Command RPG Battle” system! The…

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Type-Moon Studio BB Game Studio Established

Type-Moon Studio BB Game Studio Established

on August 30th, 2019 | No Comments

Type-Moon has announced the establishment of Type-Moon Studio BB, a new game development studio with Kazuya Niinou at the head. Niinou recently announced his…

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Dusk Diver Release Date and New Trailer Revealed

Dusk Diver Release Date and New Trailer Revealed

on August 29th, 2019 | No Comments

PQube has announced the release date for anime action-RPG Dusk Diver, which is coming to PS4, Switch, and Steam later this year! A new…

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Gun Gun Pixies Gameplay Trailer Released

Gun Gun Pixies Gameplay Trailer Released

on August 28th, 2019 | No Comments

Publisher PQube and developer Compile Heart have shared a new Gun Gun Pixies gameplay trailer, giving us a good look at the zany third-person-shooter…

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The Best Japanese Games of the Steam Sale 2019

The Best Japanese Games of the Steam Sale 2019

on June 28th, 2019 | No Comments

It’s like they planned it. Two days before pay day and BAM! the Summer Steam Sale hits, primed and ready to make July a…

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7 Unexpectedly Ecchi Anime Series That Caught Us Off-Guard

7 Unexpectedly Ecchi Anime Series That Caught Us Off-Guard

on May 30th, 2019 | No Comments

Oftentimes, you can look at a picture of an anime and know it’s going to be ecchi. But sometimes you seek out a new…

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10 Cutest Pokémon in Detective Pikachu

10 Cutest Pokémon in Detective Pikachu

on May 14th, 2019 | No Comments

We couldn’t help asking ourselves after watching the fantastic Detective Pikachu which Pokémon really is the cutest? Of course, we all know they’re all cute…

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Persona 5 S Stands for One of These? Maybe? Probably Not

Persona 5 S Stands for One of These? Maybe? Probably Not

on April 24th, 2019 | No Comments

So, Persona 5 The Royal is well and truly out in the open now. But what about the elusive Persona 5 S? We could…

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Best Switch JRPGs – Rice Recommends

Best Switch JRPGs – Rice Recommends

on April 24th, 2019 | No Comments

Despite only being out a short while, the Nintendo Switch has one of the best game libraries across all the formats. With JRPGs being…

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Best PS4 Visual Novels – Rice Recommends

Best PS4 Visual Novels – Rice Recommends

on April 16th, 2019 | No Comments

The PS4‘s seen a steady increase in visual novels recently, and is becoming a good system for editions collecting together multiple entries in a…

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Top 10 Ace Attorney Cases

Top 10 Ace Attorney Cases

on April 9th, 2019 | No Comments

With the Ace Attorney Trilogy now making the first 3 games more accessible than ever, I figured it was time to go back over the…

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Six Best Ace Attorney Witnesses (From The Ace Attorney Trilogy)

Six Best Ace Attorney Witnesses (From The Ace Attorney Trilogy)

on April 9th, 2019 | No Comments

One of the things that makes Ace Attorney appeal to us the most is the various quirky witnesses that you have to cross examine…

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April Fools Day 2019 – Our Favourite Fake Reveals Of The Day

April Fools Day 2019 – Our Favourite Fake Reveals Of The Day

on April 1st, 2019 | No Comments

April Fools Day 2019 is now over, but this day is always tremendously difficult when it comes to reporting on games news, especially with…

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Rice Recommends – Best Modern JRPGs

Rice Recommends – Best Modern JRPGs

on March 28th, 2019 | No Comments

Welcome back to another Rice Recommends, this time taking a look at the best modern JRPGs. With it being one of our favourite genres,…

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Catherine: Full Body Review (PS4) – A New Trip Around the Old Block Puzzle

Catherine: Full Body Review (PS4) – A New Trip Around the Old Block Puzzle

on September 9th, 2019 | No Comments

I’d been meaning to play the original Catherine for a long while, and what better time to finally see what it’s all about than…

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Sword Art Online Fatal Bullet Switch Review

Sword Art Online Fatal Bullet Switch Review

on August 23rd, 2019 | No Comments

I’ve been enjoying Bandai Namco’s recent Switch ports a great deal. From SAO Hollow Realisation to God Eater 3 – these are games that,…

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CYTUS Alpha Review (Switch) – Androids Dream of Electronica

CYTUS Alpha Review (Switch) – Androids Dream of Electronica

on August 20th, 2019 | No Comments

The latest in a string of mobile rhythm games from Rayark brought to Switch is the enhanced port CYTUS Alpha, a sleek mix of…

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Netflix Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac Review – Saint Seiya Speedrun

Netflix Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac Review – Saint Seiya Speedrun

on August 8th, 2019 | No Comments

The more I heard about the Netflix Saint Seiya series, Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac, leading up to its release, the more I…

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A.O.T. 2: Final Battle Review (PS4) – Tense & Terrific

A.O.T. 2: Final Battle Review (PS4) – Tense & Terrific

on July 23rd, 2019 | No Comments

Honestly, an Omega Force take on Attack on Titan was not something I was expecting back when Wings of Freedom came out. Yet here we…

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Sword Art Online Hollow Realization Switch Review

Sword Art Online Hollow Realization Switch Review

on June 10th, 2019 | No Comments

You’ll be hard pushed to find a Sword Art Online Hollow Realization Switch Review. I guess having already been out on PS4 for some time,…

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GIGA WRECKER ALT. Review (Switch)

GIGA WRECKER ALT. Review (Switch)

on May 3rd, 2019 | No Comments

We love a good left field game, and you couldn’t get more of a blindside than this. You know GAME FREAK, those people partly…

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Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Review (Switch)

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Review (Switch)

on May 1st, 2019 | No Comments

Being quite the fans of the fantasy genre, it’s with excitement that we approached this Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen review. A Switch port of…

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Nurse Love Syndrome Review (PS Vita) – Not Bitten by the Nurse Love Bug

Nurse Love Syndrome Review (PS Vita) – Not Bitten by the Nurse Love Bug

on May 1st, 2019 | No Comments

Being somewhat familiar with Nurse Love Addiction from the same series, I knew better than to take Nurse Love Syndrome at its fairly plain,…

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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Review (PS4)

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Review (PS4)

on April 3rd, 2019 | No Comments

From Software have a pedigree and reputation at this point, releasing sequential commercial and critical hits and, despite the various vocal discussions surrounding the…

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Top 10 Sexy Games For Perverts

Top 10 Sexy Games For Perverts

on February 8th, 2019 | 53 Comments

I am a massive pervert. I don’t mean in a grooming-children-while-playing-Call of Duty kind of way. More in the way that I have a…

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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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TGS 2019 New Guilty Gear Trailer Confirms May

TGS 2019 New Guilty Gear Trailer Confirms May

on September 13th, 2019 | No Comments

In the flood of news coming from Tokyo Game Show 2019, Arc System Works has released a New Guilty Gear trailer, which shows off…

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TGS 2019 Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Released

TGS 2019 Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Released

on September 11th, 2019 | No Comments

We’ve been able to build up a nice picture of the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake recently with Square Enix showing a spectacular redo…

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Gun Gun Pixies Out Now in Europe on Nintendo Switch

Gun Gun Pixies Out Now in Europe on Nintendo Switch

on September 6th, 2019 | No Comments

Compile Heart’s third-person shooter and platformer cross, Gun Gun Pixies, is out now on Nintendo Switch in Europe! The North American release will follow…

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September 4th Nintendo Direct Highlights

September 4th Nintendo Direct Highlights

on September 5th, 2019 | No Comments

There’s plenty of great games lined up for the Switch both in the tailend of this year and in the next, but Nintendo went…

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Catherine: Full Body is Available Now on PS4

Catherine: Full Body is Available Now on PS4

on September 3rd, 2019 | No Comments

Today’s the day the nightmare begins (again) with the release of Catherine: Full Body on PS4 in the west! As such, Atlus has a…

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Dusk Diver Release Date and New Trailer Revealed

Dusk Diver Release Date and New Trailer Revealed

on August 29th, 2019 | No Comments

PQube has announced the release date for anime action-RPG Dusk Diver, which is coming to PS4, Switch, and Steam later this year! A new…

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Gun Gun Pixies Gameplay Trailer Released

Gun Gun Pixies Gameplay Trailer Released

on August 28th, 2019 | No Comments

Publisher PQube and developer Compile Heart have shared a new Gun Gun Pixies gameplay trailer, giving us a good look at the zany third-person-shooter…

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Deemo Reborn Releases Worldwide on PS4 This November

Deemo Reborn Releases Worldwide on PS4 This November

on August 22nd, 2019 | No Comments

Publisher Unties has announced that Deemo Reborn, the PS4 remake of Rayark’s rhythm game Deemo, is releasing in the west on November 21st, the…

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The Yakuza Remastered Collection Coming West, Yakuza 3 Remaster Available Now

The Yakuza Remastered Collection Coming West, Yakuza 3 Remaster Available Now

on August 21st, 2019 | No Comments

Sega has announced The Yakuza Remastered Collection, which will bring remastered versions of Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4, and Yakuza 5 to the Americas and…

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Cat Quest II Releases This Autumn, New Trailer Revealed

Cat Quest II Releases This Autumn, New Trailer Revealed

on August 19th, 2019 | No Comments

PQube and The Gentlebros have announced that Cat Quest II is coming out this autumn! As well as appearing in the Nintendo Indie World…

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