Tagged: Kunio

River City: Knights of Justice Review (Nintendo 3DS)

River City: Knights of Justice is a small digital title from the River City / Kunio series of games have been coming out as of late. It’s a straight-forward dive into the side scrolling brawler script that the series is known for. It’s chock full of the familiar pudgy character sprites that you’ve see in other River City / Kunio games. Except here, all of the familiar characters have medieval personas to match with the...

E3 2017: New River City Ransom aka Kunio Games Showcased

Boy am I glad that we’re not done covering Kunio-Kun / River City Ransom games!  Natsume Inc. had much success from their last River City Ransom game, River City: Tokyo Rumble. River City: Tokyo Rumble was showcased at E3 2016 and we loved what we saw when we reviewed it here. Endeavoring to continue the 30 year anniversary celebration of Kunio-based games, Natsume Inc. showcased two new Kunio / River City titles at E3 2017, with...

River City: Tokyo Rumble (Nintendo 3DS) Game Review

Were you ever fortunate enough to play River City Ransom in the 80’s or 90’s? In case you haven’t, River City Ransom was one of the very first action RPG brawlers released for the NES in 1989. Before that time, its developer and publisher, Technos Japan, was busy making a splash with the infamous arcade brawler Double Dragon. Now, more than 20 years later, the famed series has been revived worldwide by developer and publisher...

E3 2016: River City Tokyo Rumble – New US Kunio-kun Game

If you grew up playing the original River City Ransom on the NES as much as I have, you just may be in for a treat. After many long years since its updated release of River City Ransom EX on the Game Boy Advance, a new River City Ransom US release is coming to the Nintendo 3DS in Summer 2016. River City Tokyo Rumble takes the American-port-named Alex and Ryan characters back to their original...