Level-5 is more than capable of dumping out healthy portions of its secret sauce on top of its games, but the combat of Ni no Kuni II and its attempt to do so many different things can hold it back. GamingBolt - Shubhankar Parijat - 9 / 10.0. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered review A workaday RPG in an extraordinary world. This results in ‘gameplay’ of running from one place to another, back again and smashing X through repetitive dialogue. The first game was great aside from the combat, and the queers story flow/change for the white witch stuff. In Ni No Kuni, saving the world translates into mindless fetch quests. The familiar’s poor visual design couples needless differential complexity. One of the best JRPGs released in ages, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is as charming as it is intricate, full of expressive characters and addictive gameplay systems that mesh together in perfect harmony. It was a decent game, although way too easy and a bit too childish. Digitally Downloaded - Matt Sainsbury - 4.5 / 5 stars. Niche Gamer - Rory Hutchings - 9.5 / 10.0. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is simply one of the best JRPG of the last decade. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remaster Review. Time is thus never wasted on leveling one without competitive potential. With so much doom and gloom in the world, a world that is then reflected in the games we play, it’s so uplifting to see a game that resonates so much with the player because of the heart it has and the love that the developers had for their work. Share on Reddit; The sequel to 2013's cute and incredibly satisfying JRPG Ni no Kuni has finally released with much deserved fanfare. It's charming but never cloying, complementing its vibrant cel-shaded art and good-natured child star with plentiful doses of wit and joy. Ni No Kuni II (PS4) – Higgledies look weird but are very useful. Ni No Kuni evoked Studio Ghibli’s unmistakable charm through its incredible world design. It has aged really well and looks better than many games released today. will be removed. This acts as a second layer of rock, paper, and scissors. This leads me to return to the combat, and what better place to examine it than the final battle. A masterpiece that needs to be played by everyone, regardless if you like RPGs or not. PlayStation LifeStyle - Chandler Wood - 9.5 / 10.0. Just look at the Persona series. Both a visual and musical feast for all sort of players, Level-5’s sequel to the original JRPG mixes both a bold change of gameplay mechanics, additional depth, and a solid story without harming the legacy of the series. It does, however, built the foundations for its future, which, given Nin No Kuni's current quality, is likely to be extremely successful. At first glance, don't get fooled by the colorful childish shape of the game since it provides a unique gaming experience coming from two focal points, the game style and the presentation of the world in it, I can easily say this game fits all different ages and characters providing a "spotless" experience of gaming avoiding some points that might drive some gamers away, I would have loved to see a more mature and deep story telling like the first one that came earlier but this doesn't mean it's a shallow sequel, at all, it fits the game world presenting it in an amazing artistic view and let me add a cherry on the top of this cake saying that the gaming system suggests presenting micro-transactions in it and can be put in many different places and aspects in it fitting it all as a whole package and yet the company didn't choose to go after this fast cash-in-revenue style and didn't even come close to it, also grinding is not an option here in this open RPG except for a place or two and how clever you're can keep you away from following this method, the whole game is a unique package of a new presentation to an old school loyal to fans game that is worth both your time and money. Additionally, only one should metamorphose at a time to avoid creating a team unable to enter combat. This is the main reason why it received critical acclaim on release. TrustedReviews - Jordan King - 4.5 / 5 stars. Thanks to its heartwarming characters, whimsical soundtrack, and gorgeous visuals that are simply a treat to look at, there is much to appreciate in this sequel. Two things about “Ni no Kuni.” 1) It features a protagonist who uses a wheelchair, an admirable display of diversity and inclusion in a medium that rarely features characters with disabilities. Review for Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered on PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Will update less frequently now, 2- No, you don't need to play the first one before playing this one, 3- Yes, the Pokemon-esque gameplay from the first one is gone, thank god, 4- Length seems to be about 30 hours of main story and somewhere between 50-80 hrs of side-content, 5- Not enough reports on the PC port yet, but so far, impressions have been very positive. Despite this mundanity being a core aspect of Ni No Kuni’s gameplay, it’s not what the game is known for. Game Title: Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom, Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H88jyTONo7I, Read bottom of this post for some notes/questions you may have, Areajugones - Ismael Moreno - Spanish - 9 / 10.0. This acts as a second layer of rock, paper, and scissors. I was expecting it to be good, but it's nice to see it confirmed. This would have been sufficient, but they also have a celestial sign. Oliver undertakes this journey to save his mother from a tragic accident, however, it becomes much more than a personal vendetta. Ni no Kuni Review Wrap Up. It is as if Level-5 have put everything they have done in a cauldron and magically created this incredible RPG. The biggest problem I had with the original was that the writing felt like it was directed at 5 year olds, constantly repeating itself and never letting you actually figure out puzzles for yourself before telling you the answers. There are moments when Drippy’s quips provide a source of amusement, but they are few and far between in a game that can span over 50 hours! The creatures and…objects, don’t even look like they would inhabit the same universe. If you like this style of game you'll love it and if you're not usually into JRPGs it's a perfect gateway to the genre. Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to my review of a highly anticipated game: Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom! You save the world by locating someone with a broken heart, tracking down someone with heart to spare, then returning to the brokenhearted individual with the piece of heart. Press J to jump to the feed. Although the precedent set by the first game was remarkable, Ni no Kuni II manages to position itself as a worthy continuation of what is already one of the most interesting sagas of the current role playing scene. Geek Culture Podcast - Dean James - 9.5 / 10.0. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is an animated masterpiece that deserves to be played. The way that the beautiful visuals meld together with Joe Hisaishi's breathtaking score is nothing short of remarkable and it all combines together for something that feels genuinely earnest and charming. Ni no Kuni II is one of those games that delivers a positive vibe not just through gameplay, but deeper stories, solid characters, as well as outstanding visuals and soundtrack. When you encounter the game’s version of a Pokémon – a familiar – you must battle. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is an interesting prospect, but if we break down each section into a raw form then it’s comes across as quite a simple game at heart. In a game with visually appealing team options and satisfying combat, multiple layers are more than welcome, however, Ni No Kuni does not fall into this category. This is the tactics system, whereby you direct your party members to act defensively or ‘keep us healthy’, for example. Ni No Kuni 2 is a sweet-tempered and attractive RPG with a strong castle-building mechanic, but it's dragged down by a jarringly ugly overworld, mandatory fetch quests, and a lot of padding. Spaziogames - Mario Petillo - Italian - 8.5 / 10.0. I'll be waiting to hear how the story and writing play out. I did play Ni No Kuni 2 and finished it. Ni No Kuni 2's adorable exterior masks the impressive RPG within. But while combat provides a steady platform, its simplicity and ease prevent Ni No Kuni making the jump from good to great. RPG fans owe it to themselves to experience this gem. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch gets a port for the Switch and a Remaster for PC and PS4 and now is the perfect time to revisit the classic. I quickly fell in love with the characters and their story, as a young boy named Evan fought against all odds to bring peace to a dying world and establish himself as a new king. PSX Brasil - Júlio César Souza Pires - Portuguese - 97 / 100. I resorted to picking my team from a suggested list forum. The goal of /r/Games is to provide a place for informative and interesting gaming content and discussions. This sounds intuitive enough until you realise that instead of buttons being assigned to these actions, there are on-screen speech bubbles that you cycle through by tapping the triggers. LEVEL-5's classic tale returns better than ever. I loved every moment of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom and could easily recommend it as an entry point to the genre for newcomers as well as longtime fans of the genre. It's grand in its vision and, while simple in the execution, the execution it delivers is nearly flawless nonetheless. If you’re a JRPG fanatic, slightly enhanced visuals and performance may be enough for you. Hobby Consolas - David Martinez - Spanish - 94 / 100. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is an amazing game and one I truly adore. Once again, Level-5 has risen to the top of a previously floundering but increasingly revitalized genre. No thought required. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Ni No Kuni Wrath of the White Witch was the kind of game that from a single screenshot or trailer, immediately made you fall in love with the love. While far from perfect, Ni No Kuni II is an easy recommendation for fans of JRPGs both old and new. Everyeye.it - Giuseppe Arace - Italian - 8.3 / 10.0. This would have been sufficient, but they also have a celestial sign. Everything it does it does at the highest level. The White Witch looks spectacular and is (if the controls and mechanics were any good) pleasingly hard-hitting. GaminGuardian - Alberto Morales Palencia - Spanish - 8.9 / 10.0. Reviews are in, and the results are unanimous to say the least. But how could I forget the Ni No Kuni fan favourite: Drippy, High Lord of the Fairies? Overall, Ni No Kuni 2 accomplishes what it sets out to do: It's a fun but deep fantasy world with heroes who remind us there is good in the world and villains who remind us that sometimes the worst-seeming people are just… misguided. There aren't any Studio Ghibli cutscenes in this one right? It’s too easy to select a special move instead of defending in the heat of battle, which is especially problematic when fighting something that regularly deals crippling damage by one attack alone. Ni No Kuni 2 manages to showcase that even without Studio Ghibli, Level-5 can still create a truly wondrous and magical JRPG. Besides the novelties in the gameplay, it also enhances all the aspects of its predecessor, and can be considered one of the best PlayStation 4 games released so far. It's a shame it delivers so few truly memorable characters and restricts so much of its storytelling to text on screen, but by the end of Ni No Kuni 2 the broader themes certainly resonate and the 40+ hour journey has been well worth it. I can start by saying that it's unbeliavable that Ni No Kuni 1 is originally a PS3 game. This would result in even more grinding! None of the shortcomings, however, are enough to sour what is ultimately an astonishing experience. For me, this is nowhere near enough. Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is a sensational, well-crafted, and loveable game. Each familiar has an element, such as fire, which is strong/weak against the others. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is this perfect execution of an RPG that I haven't experienced in a long time. Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is a JRPG delight that embraces the best of classic design and combines it with some new and exciting ideas. On realising his abilities, Oliver strives to save both the ‘other world’ and his home town from the machinations of the Dark Djinn. look again at the first overworld and the the new one. Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is a wholesome, delightful adventure that any fan of traditional JRPGs would be wise to jump into. Journey back to the other world in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Submissions should be for the purpose of informing or initiating a discussion, not just with the goal of entertaining viewers. Battles involve scrabbling up to an enemy, successively hitting attack and occasionally throwing in a special move. Plenty of other reviews have said that even NPC characters are great, all down to opinion. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is an incredibly flawed game. However, I’m not so sure the Switch version is the best way to play it. A Tale Of Sadness & Charm Ni no Kuni is a collaboration between developer Level-5 and famed animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli, which means that … Not only is it an improvement over the predecessor, it stands out among other recent JRPGs. The new Kingdom Builder mechanic is extremely addicting and even though the combat has its flaws, the visuals and the beautiful soundtrack make it one of the most enticing RPG released by Level 5 so far. IGN Spain - Alexandra Paez - Spanish - 9.2 / 10.0. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is an incredible JRPG and it's now available for modern consoles in a new Remastered iteration. I highly recommend it (and recommend it to people often). They say that it's difficult to recapture the magic, but this is one more Level-5 game that has become essential. [Review in progress] 7 hours in and this game is addictive and rewarding in a way that suggests there will few other games this year that can compete. What? I missed this little cute fairy so much and I didn’t realize it until I encountered him again. There are moments where I wish the game paced itself better, toned down the threatening music, or attempted to tug at my heart a bit more, but the game was fun and charming and worthy of praise. I want this to be good, so I hope watching footage can convince me these aren't significant issues. It’s unwieldy, clumsy and diverts your attention away from what should be the primary focus: your character and the enemy. I guess it was wishful thinking to hope for likable or well-developed characters, considering the nature of the story. This is the tactics system, whereby you direct your party members to act defensively or ‘keep us healthy’, for example. The Gist: It all starts with the thrusting of a pole: An old man stands on a hospital roof, poking his cane into the air. A Japanese role-player that everyone can enjoy, and which mixes old school influences and some interesting innovations to charming effect. I'm sure at this point my expectations aren't realistic considering the genre of the game, but outside of certain cutscenes the animations look about as stiff as one would expect from a video game RPG. CGMagazine - Derek Heemsbergen - 9.5 / 10.0. Developed by Level-5, and published by Bandai Namco., It is my pleasure to write this review as I have been seriously looking forward to this release for a long time now, and let me tell you, I was not disappointed. The Games Machine - Fabio Di Felice - Italian - 8.5 / 10.0. Big fan of the first game and all of the changes for this one to the combat all look even better to me. 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Ni no Kuni feels like Level-5 took the main plot beats for a potential third game and applied a strange sort of hermeneutics to derive an internally consistent story without a lot of the world-building needed to support it. They can equip weapons and armour. Ni No Kuni II could have been genre-defining, but really, really good is just going to have to do instead. From the first hour I was mesmerized and captivated, willing to see its tale through until the end. Games where you actually almost need to play the earlier ones to understand or appreciate what is happening are exceptions to the rule. We love it´s colorful characters, moving storyline and varied game styles. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom outclasses its predecessor in just about every way to earn its happily ever after. The switch from turn-based to real-time action is a smart move, keeping gameplay consistently fresh and exciting. GamesRadar+ - Rachel Weber - 4.5 / 5 stars. The art design and visuals are some of the best on the PS4 and the combat and exploration are both fun and engaging. Revenant Kingdom improves on every aspect of its fantastic predecessor while crafting a touching and memorable experience that will be considered a classic RPG in years to come. A great cast of characters and a wonderful story, it's tough not to fall in love with Ni No Kuni 2. Japanese powerhouse magazine Famitsu is giving the game an impressive 36/40, while Eurogamer explained their score of 90 by saying that “Ni no Kuni wears its Studio Ghibli inheritance as lightly as Oliver does his little red magician’s cloak, transporting us from one universe to another with the wave of a wand.” That version was a critical darling and is my favorite JRPG on the PS3. What a delight Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is! It's a shame it delivers so few truly memorable characters and restricts so much of its storytelling to text on screen. They can equip weapons and armour. More than 40 hours later, the edges were still unfolding, both in narrative revelations and expanding gameplay capabilities. The familiar’s poor visual design couples needless differential complexity. Comments; ... but then Ni No Kuni is an exception to most rules. Ni No Kuni II is full of some tremendously creative decisions that make this unlike many other Japanese RPGs, as well as a clear step above an already good game in the original Ni No Kuni. Moreover, it comes with fresh ideas that make it more engaging and fun, something that we rarely get these days from major franchises. The other JRPG I’ve been playing is Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, which Level-5 first put out on the PS3 in 2011 and was released for the Switch last week. Much like the first game, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is easily one of the best games out in 2018 and a strong contender for Game of the Year. Developer Level-5 has truly outdone themselves with this one and I would just like to say to them, thank you for the adventure. It's easy to get lost in every face of this perfectly-paced multifaceted gem. Game Volt - Ahmed Hassan - Arabic - 8 / 10.0. The latest Level-5 work is an extremely solid example of an action-rpg game, but ultimately fails to live up to the expectations set by its excellent first chapter. There’s no doubt that Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom has the heart and charm of a great RPG. PlayStation Universe - Garri Bagdasarov - 9.5 / 10.0. This feels like the beginning of a new major RPG franchise to compete with the other giants. ni no kuni: stream it or skip it? Review: While there's a lot of enjoy about Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, the themes of the game go in a very different direction than the first. When Ni no Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom launched in March 2018, I knew it was a game that I wouldn’t easily forget. By setting the bar higher with its meaningful side-quests and multiple systems executed perfectly, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is paving the way for future JRPG titles to build upon. Ni No Kuni was originally released for the Nintendo DS in 2011 in Japan and was ported to the PS3 in 2013. Though simplistic, I like the story, especially when viewing it allegorically as a child’s use of imaginative escapism to cope with loss. For the lovers of Studio Ghibli, here you will find a jewel to continue dreaming about. We're two (main) games in now, and on the strength and consistency of these two I think it's safe to say that Ni No Kuni has every chance to become a major JRPG franchise that will last into the very long term. The story is really well made as well (3 hours into the game currently). The White Witch isn’t mentioned until the game has reached its conclusion. Their favourite foods buff their stats. How could I indeed? He’s unique because he’s always joking and speaks in a thick Welsh accent. It was January of 2013 when Ni No Kuni hit American shores and six years later the game is back… and almost at full price (it’s $70 in Canada before tax). Thankfully, you don't have to be familiar with the original to enjoy Ni no Kuni II. Ni No Kuni delivers a rightfully challenging final boss with the White Witch. On top of this, Ni No Kuni has another layer of control unusable throughout and for the final battle. Ni no Kuni II is easily one of the best RPGs on the PS4 and PC. Against all odds, it manages to hit them all in a way that very few games in its genre can manage. Unlike Pokémon, where evolution is generally triggered by reaching a certain level which remains the same after transforming, familiars drop to level one after metamorphosis. Also, the lovely and colorful graphic style and the fantastic soundtrack, make of this experience a wonderful journey. But alas, as previously mentioned, the controls are unwieldy. As a person who's just peeping these games and a fan of Ghibli films, I'm a bit disappointed with the animation. So clear your calendar, because Level-5 is about fill it with monsters, magic, and city management. Ultimately, his entire presentation is a translucent attempt at making the character appear to have more charm and depth than the writing could hope to achieve. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is a masterpiece that JRPG fans will not want to miss. Ni no Kuni 2 improves over the predecessor in almost everything: it's more polished, the gameplay is more refined and has a good pace, and the story would look good in a Studio Ghibli production. The designs are bland, to say the least. Ni no Kuni II is a near-perfect RPG and deserves every bit of the attention that it demands. If you're a fan of the first title you won't be disappointed with Ni No Kuni 2. 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