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Best PS4 Visual Novels – Rice Recommends

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 series in particular. Here’s a look at 7 of the best PS4 visual novels available right now!     Steins;Gate Elite Steins;Gate Elite provides a fresh approach to the original Steins;Gate […]Read More

Switch Otome games library is about to get MUCH bigger

Seems like the Switch Otome games library is about to explode. This weeks issue of Famitsu has teased a number of future plans from Idea Factory. Given that this is the companies 25th Anniversary, Idea Factory president Yoshiteru Sato and Compile Heart President, Norihisa Kochiwa shared details of what may be in store for fans soon.   […]Read More

Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly Steam Listing Appears

The otome influence spreads, with a Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly Steam listing now up! While there’s no indication of a release date so far, it’s great to see another instance of otome games becoming more accessible! Check out a promotional video for Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly below:     Here’s an overview of […]Read More

Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk Review (PS Vita)

One of the games in Aksys’s delightful summer of otome, Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk is a visual novel with an engaging fantasy setting and plenty of intriguing mysteries to solve. Add in a small yet very likeable cast of pretty boys, and you’ve got a title that’s easy to get drawn in to.   […]Read More

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Steam Release Coming This Spring

Following on from the release date announcement for the PS Vita version, Idea Factory International has revealed that the Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Steam port will also be launching this spring! There’s no specific release date for the Steam version yet, but it’s good to know it shouldn’t be too much longer after the Vita one!   Here’s […]Read More

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Heads to North America and Europe in

Idea Factory has announced the Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms release dates for the west, and it will be coming to North America on March 13th and Europe on March 16th! Physical copies will feature a reversible cover sleeve with the original Japanese box art on the back too.   Here’s a look at both versions of […]Read More

Exciting 2018 English Otome Games to Keep an Eye on!

2017 was a great year for otome fans, but why should the fun stop there? The 2018 otome game schedule for the west is already looking very promising! There are plenty of new titles coming up for the Vita, and we’re starting to see otome come to PS4 too. Here’s the current list of 2018 […]Read More

Code: Realize PS4 and Fandisc Coming West This Spring

Release dates for the upcoming Code: Realize PS4 collection and the Vita release of the ~Future Blessings~ fandisc have been announced! Both games will be coming to North America and Europe this spring! They’ll release on March 30th in North America, but it’s just spring 2018 for Europe for now.   Code: Realize ~Future Blessings~ […]Read More

Rice Gaming & Anime Awards 2017

The Reader’s Choice Awards are over, but why stop there? There’s still lots more to talk about when it comes to the long list of amazing games and anime 2017 has given us! Oscar, Holly, and Mitch look at the good and the not-so-good of the year for the Rice Gaming & Anime Awards 2017! […]Read More