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Never before seen game secrets revealed

These days, there are just two kinds of secrets in video games: the ones that you can uncover in a few minutes using Google, and the kind that remain totally anonymous. The internet has erased many of the world's mysteries, and the "unconf...

 
 
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Review: River City: Rival Showdown

River City Ransom is one of those recognizable names from the NES era that then stood out in the growing beat em’ up genre by using some nifty RPG elements, and is best known for the iconic “Barf” expression that enemies e...

 
 
 
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Stranger Things season one retold through pixel art

Stranger Things is one of those rare instances where the hype was fully justified. It successfully milked my ’80s nostalgia by invoking the spirit of films like The Goonies and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial without ever feeling downright...

 
 
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River City: Rival Showdown will be releasing on 3DS this fall

River City just won't die! The game that has had us barfing for the last two decades is getting another new installment this year, though this time it will be on the 3DS...it's also not Knights of Justice that I reported on in May. This new...

 
 
 
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Yet another River City game is coming to the 3DS

It is crazy, to me, how River City Ransom was an overlooked title its in day, but has now spawned this huge collection of sequels that keep releasing year after year. While I was initially delighted to see a sequel with Underground and even...

 
 
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Review: River City Ransom: Underground

It has been 28 years since the original River City Ransom released, and it finally has a proper sequel in Underground. I know, I know, some of you purists are saying, "But Jed, RCR had a ton of sequels and spinoff sports titles, t...

 
 
 
 
 
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River City Ransom: Underground is fierce upon wake up

Confused about which River City game is which? Here's a quick rundown. River City Ransom: Underground was kickstarted in 2013, and while the game is content complete, it has not yet been released. Meanwhile, River City:...

 
 
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Review: River City: Tokyo Rumble

River City Ransom was probably one of the best, most overlooked games on the NES, but remains a favorite for those who've played it since its release back in 1989. Combining a traditional beat-'em-up with the economy and stat growth of...

 
 
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Rule River City next month on the 3DS

It was just a few months ago Natsume confirmed it was bringing River City: Tokyo Rumble to the US and Europe, and now we know when we'll be able to get our hands on it. The publisher confirmed on Twitter the game will release in both t...

 
 
 
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River City: Tokyo Rumble is coming west

Natsume has announced plans to publish River City: Tokyo Rumble on western shores. Originally released for Nintendo 3DS as Nekketsu Kōha Kunio-Kun SP: Rantō Kyōsōkyoku in 2013, the beat-'em-up is one of the more rec...

 
 
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River City Ransom SP has been delayed

River City Ransom SP basically came out of nowhere for me, and was on track for an April release on 3DS. The operative word here is "was," because Arc System Works has delayed the game to June 2. No other reason was given besides "quality" ...

 
 
 
 
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Here, have two Kunio RPG screens

I know two screenshots aren't much to work with, but who knows if this Kunio RPG will ever be localized, so we'll take what we can get. Beatdowns in a Dragon Quest-style fantasy world is what we're working with in Hot-Blooded Magic Tal...

 
 
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New Kunio-Kun game has magic, headed to 3DS eShop

We're getting a new River City Ransom game soon enough, and that's darn exciting. What's less exciting is the fact that a bunch of new Kunio-Kun games have been announced for the 3DS over the past few years, but none of them have made it o...

 
 




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