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Ni No Kuni

Ni No Kuni

Practically steal Ni No Kuni for $5 in Sony Flash Sale


Maybe you should feel bad paying that little
Jun 03
Here's a deal that's almost impossible to pass up for any fans of role-playing games. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is only $5 right now during a Sony Flash Sale. That's so stupidly cheap! There are a few other decent ... read
Ni no Kuni sales

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has sold over 1.1M


Now for Ni no Kuni II: Wrath of Kahn
Mar 10
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has passed 1.1M worldwide sales since its January 2013 release. Which maybe doesn't seem like that much with Tomb Raider needing five times that for profitability and unfinished games like... read
Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Deal: Ni No Kuni for $9.99


Slew of deals over at the Namco Bandai Shop
Dec 01
If you haven't had your fill of Black Friday deals, then Namco Bandai might just have a few more to keep you busy over the long winter drought. Over at their CLUB NAMCO store, a few deals are currently running and are good th... read
Level-5 game sales

Layton series has sold over 15 million units


Level-5 also reveals sales of Ni no Kuni, Inazuma Eleven, and the Guild games
Aug 28
Level-5 has kicked the fans in the collective nuts with the complete tonal shift that is Layton 7. That must mean the games are on their last legs and can no longer make bank on Nintendo handhelds alone, right? Not likely if ... read
Deals

Amazon discounts Ni no Kuni, Uncharted PS3 bundle


Check back for deals throughout the day
Jun 25
In today's game-centric Gold Box event on Amazon, latecomers can nab the 250GB PlayStation 3 with Uncharted 3 bundle for $250 ($49.99 off) as well as deals throughout the day including everyone's favorite JRPG Ni no... read
Ni No Kuni DS

There may be hope yet for a Ni No Kuni DS localization


A Namco Bandai executive reportedly isn't opposed to the idea on 3DS
Apr 11
For months now, fans, or prospective fans who don't own a PS3, have been clamoring for a localization of the DS version of Ni No Kuni, which Namco Bandai shut down to due "translation issues and costs regarding the Wizard's C... read
Ni no Kuni

Amazon and Target have Ni no Kuni for $40


Do it for Mr. Drippy
Apr 08
This is the day I've been waiting for. Level 5's Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch started the year off right all the way back in January and some of us who missed out on the well-received role-playing game have been ... read

Jimquisition: Innovation - Gaming's Snake Oil


Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Mar 18
There's nothing wrong with a game that innovates. There's everything wrong with a game that goes out of its way to innovate without reason. Like any tool, innovation is neither good nor bad, and it has its specific uses. How... read
WTF sentiments all around
Have you ever heard the saying, we're all a little bit crazy? I don't know about you, but "a little bit" might be an understatement, especially within the world of videogames. While virtual protagonists often reflect the abso... read feature

Ni No Kuni free DLC

Ni No Kuni is offering a free Draggle familiar DLC today


Free party member
Feb 12
It's a free DLC-fest for the PlayStation Network today, as Draggle, the adorable guy pictured above, is dropping for free on the PSN. If you aren't familiar with how Ni No Kuni works, it's basically like Pokémon. Aroun... read
Ni no Kuni

Ni no Kuni is #1 in the UK, sold out in many shops


Three cheers for color and whimsy!
Feb 04
I guess a lot of grown-up "mature" gamers, who complained that Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was too "kiddy," were blowing smoke out their asses and bought the Level-5 RPG anyway. According to GfK Chart-Track's UK Top ... read

Dear Ni no Kuni fans, your help is urgently required!


Can you HELP us!?
Jan 30
Seriously guys ... do you know where we can find something brown and sticky? Brown and sticky? read

Boob Wars: Colonial Marines, HD Wind Waker & RIP THQ


The Destructoid Show gets weird on Fridays
Jan 25
Hey gang, here's the recording of today's live Destructoid Show! Nintendo Direct happened, so we talked about all of that, and SimCity has new curved roads in it, I hope you're ready for that. That new Aliens: Colonial ... read

Namco Bandai responds to Ni no Kuni LE order issues


Affected fans to get 400-page guide book
Jan 25
Namco Bandai handed Destructoid an official statement on the Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Wizard's Edition order issue we've been following these past few days. It is as follows: Namco Bandai Games America ... read

Ni no Kuni Wizard's Edition orders issues abound [update]


Sound off if you've had issues with your order
Jan 25
[Update: As you can see from our comments section below, this has been a messy issue. It got nasty when word got out that one buyer got over 200 copies and is now selling them on eBay. Disgusting. Thanks to our readers for in... read
Ni no Kuni pee-pee

I helped a girl take a piss in Ni No Kuni


Sympathy for the NPC
Jan 23
It wouldn't be fair to say that Ni No Kuni has a specific urination quest. It's more of a side story or side effect of a larger task, if you will.  Nevertheless, when I came upon this girl who needed to whiz, I immediate... read

The Elder Scrolls Online & Electronic Child Molesters!


The Destructoid Show would never touch you like that
Jan 22
Here's today's Destructoid Show! Lots of cool stuff today, and some stupid crappy stuff. Sounds like a regular ol' Tuesday, huh? The Elder Scrolls Online has started beta signups, Ralph Nader called video games a mean name, Resident Evil Revelations is coming to consoles and PC, and Ni No Kuni got reviewed! Also, Dead Space 3 has some smelly little microtransactions in it. read
Mash Tactics

Live show: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch


All it's hyped up to be?
Jan 22
[Mash Tactics airs Monday through Friday at 4p.m. Pacific on Dtoid.TV. Watch King Foom play a variety of games, each day with its own theme. With a heavy focus on community and viewer interaction, you can be as m... read
And here's how to do it
Tomorrow, January 22, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch finally arrives on US shelves. The PlayStation 3 role-playing game is a collaboration between developer Level-5, and animation house Studio Ghibli -- two companies th... read feature

Ni no Kuni

New releases: Ni no Kuni arrives at last


Plus The Cave, ShootMania Storm, and more
Jan 21
It's Monday, and that can only mean one thing: it's the beginning of another week of new releases! And what a great week it is, most notably containing the release of the long awaited Ni no Kuni, Level-5 and Studio Ghibli's ... read
Put your Ni Nos to the grindstone
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch could have easily been called Japanese Role-Playing Games: The Official Videogame, for it plays out like an overview of the entire genre as much as it does a game in its own right.  I... read feature

Ni no Kuni

Ni no Kuni arrives on PSN next week as a digital release


Level-5 on your hard drive
Jan 19
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is almost finally here. The long-awaited game may be arriving exclusively on PlayStation 3 next week, but that doesn't mean players won't have a choice of where to grab it. The PlaySt... read

Behind the music of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch


Composer Joe Hisaishi discusses his involvement with the project
Jan 09
Now that Ni no Kuni is just weeks away from release, Level-5 is back with the third in its series of behind-the-scenes developer diaries. This time around they've sat down with composer Joe Hisaishi to discuss the ... read

Ni no Kuni hit with week-long delay in Europe


You'll get a freebie for your trouble
Jan 08
One of the year's first big games, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, has been pushed back a week in Europe and Australasia due to logistical reasons. Originally scheduled to release on January 25, 2013, Level-5's lovely R... read
Xmas Cards

Check out several sites and companies' Christmas cards


From Ronimo, LEVEL-5, Shinesparkers, and Team Bobo
Dec 25
Every year, game companies and other game sites like to send out holiday cards to their various contacts -- not that out of the ordinary. Sometimes these cards are your basic season's greetings, but other times they go above ... read

Ni no Kuni dev endeavors for games to transcend film


A deeper look at Studio Ghibli's involvement with Ni No Kuni
Dec 19
It appears that Level-5 has some pretty lofty aspirations with Ni no Kuni. In this follow-up to the title's initial developer diary, Animation Director Yoshiuki Momose discusses the collaborative effort behind... read

Go behind the scenes of Ni no Kuni at Level-5's HQ


Can it be January 25 yet?
Dec 06
Level-5 and Namco Bandai have a new behind-the-scenes video covering development on Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, which shows off the former's lovely office. This doesn't get as in-depth as you might like, but it is ... read

The DTOID Show: Hitman, Tomb Raider & Writer Rumble!


Plus: I want to play Ni No Kuni let me play it now please
Dec 05
Okay, secret confession -- today's Destructoid Show was actually shot yesterday. Because today, we have to go on a field trip to preview a bunch of games. If the news seems a little less fresh than usual, that's probably why.... read
Demos

Ni no Kuni gets a demo on December 4


Europe follows Dec 5
Dec 03
Upcoming Namco Bandai and Level-5 game Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch gets a PlayStation Network demo this week, December 4. Europe follows with the same demo dropping on December 5.  The demo takes you through two... read

Despite being one of the biggest influences on Japanese game development, we are only now getting a videogame out of Studio Ghibli. I am grateful that Ghibli chose to partner with Level-5, but I am also curious as to why a... read feature







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