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The brawling ladies get a current-gen upgrade on Sony's system.

River City Girls Arrives on PlayStation 5

The venerable River City Ransom/Kunio-kun series of beat ‘em ups continues to soldier on with new updates and spin-offs. One of those spin-offs is River City Girls, developed by the 2D wizards at WayForward and published by Arc System Works. While we’re still waiting on the previously announced River City Girls Zero and River City Girls 2, the original game has just received a PlayStation 5 upgrade. Who needs backward compatibility when you can get a shiny updated version with new features?

by Jason Love 0
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Curb stomping a friend\'s soul back into their body is a revive mechanic that should be in more games

River City Girls Interview

A new entry in the River City (aka Kunio-Kun) franchise arrived last week on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. River City Girls puts players into the shoes of Kyoko and Misako - the girlfriends of the usual series' protagonists, Kunio and Riki - as they attempt to track down whoever kidnapped their boyfr...

by Jason Love 0
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Two months until you can take to the streets of River City once more

River City Girls Arrives Soon For All Your Co-Op Brawling Needs

Perhaps one of the most well-known and classic entries in the "co-op beat 'em up" genre is River City Ransom, which was originally released over 30 years ago on the Famicon/NES. That game was actually the third in the (now) long-running "River City" (or, "Kunio-Kun") series and all these years later, it's getting what feels like a sequel in the form of River City Girls. The twist? Rather than playing as "Alex" (Kunio) and "Ryan" (Riki) who set out across the city to rescue their girlfriends, you play as Kyoko and Misako (the girlfriends) and set out to rescue your boyfriends.

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