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The Rice Digital Weekly Digest
The Rice Digital Weekly Digest
Hello everyone! Your COVID-stricken editor here, taking a moment out from attempting to sleep and moaning like a zombie to bring you the Rice Digital Weekly Digest as usual. Now there’s commitment for you.
This week saw the exciting announcement of Super Bullet Break from PQube, and having played an early version of this game… well, more accurately, becoming quite, quite addicted to an early version of this game… I can safely say that I am super-hyped for this one later this year.
There’s no official release date yet, but if you like the sound of it, be sure to add it to your wishlist on Steam. Wishlists are a really helpful and important metric for developers and publishers prior to a game’s release, so even if you’re planning on picking the game up on PS4 or Switch, take a moment to hit that Wishlist button and show your excitement.
Anyway. Fuelled by Flamin’ Hot Doritos (surprisingly spicy), Pacific Punch Monster and my sniffy cup full of Olbas Oil and boiling water, let’s review this week’s happenings! And do me a favour and cross your fingers I shake this stupid disease off quickly!
Pete Davison, Editor

This week on Rice Digital
10 of the best deckbuilding games - Rice Digital
Otome fanservice in Otome Mania!! volume 1 - Rice Digital
Blissful Death: getting a chub on for Fingun - Rice Digital
A closer look at Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin's combat mechanics - Rice Digital
3 of the best surprises from One Piece - Rice Digital
Why Gal*Gun Double Peace will always be an all-time favourite - Rice Digital
Action and adventure in Arcus Odyssey - Rice Digital
The Teens' Love subgenre adds much-needed erotic spice to romances for women - Rice Digital
Blissful Death: Stop worrying and love your bombs in Z-Warp - Rice Digital
J-dramas and otome games have more in common than you might think - Rice Digital
Last chance for a NAP in Final Zone - Rice Digital
Preparing our bodies for Diabolik Lovers - Rice Digital
The Closing Shift walkthrough and guide - Rice Digital
The weekly waifu (and husbando)
Waifu Wednesday: Raphtalia (The Rising of the Shield Hero) - Rice Digital
Hump Day Husbandos: Ivan Karelin (TIGER & BUNNY) - Rice Digital
The Rice Digital Friday Letters Page
The Rice Digital Friday Letters Page, April 8, 2022 - From the Editor's Deathbed - Rice Digital
In the News
Anime deckbuilding roguelite Super Bullet Break coming later this year - Rice Digital
Seven Pirates H launching in May - Rice Digital
Ys VIII heads to PS5 Autumn 2022 - Rice Digital
AI: The Somnium Files — Nirvana Initiative details new gameplay features - Rice Digital
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Burst Forth!! Choro-gon Breath western release announced - Rice Digital
Tales of Arise x Atelier Sophie 2 collab DLC out now - Rice Digital
Demon Gaze Extra coming to PC in April - Rice Digital
Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town heads to PS4 summer 2022 - Rice Digital
And that’s that. Not a bad week considering my gradual decline into snot-encrusted, perpetually aching zombie old man. Don’t get COVID, kids, it fuckin’ sucks.
Anyway, see you next week… hopefully!
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