Natsume Announces Two New River City Games for 3DS

River City: Knights of Justice and River City: Rival Showdown are their names, bolstering your library of 3DS titles is their game.

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Natsume announced that it will publish two new River City games for 3DS this summer and winter, respectively. River City: Knights of Justice and River City: Rival Showdown will be unveiled at E3 in South Hall at Booth #2047.

As you might discern from their titles, Knights of Justice and Rival Showdown follow different characters and themes. River City: Knights of Justice, set for a summer launch on the 3DS eShop, combines River City's trademark look aesthetics and combat with medieval weapons and magic. Rival Showdown is a more traditional River City tale: someone's girlfriend gets kidnapped, and you'll have to punch a lot of faces to rescue her.

"River City: Tokyo Rumble was a huge success, and these two follow-ups in the popular River City/Kunio-Kun franchise are the perfect continuation of the series," said Natsume President and CEO Hiro Maekawa in a press release. "We are looking forward to showing the games for the first time at E3 and garnering feedback from gamers and the media."

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