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The Elder Scrolls Online & Electronic Child Molesters!

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, Reside...

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

[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 much a part of t...

 
Ni no Kuni DS, please!
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

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New releases: Ni no Kuni arrives at last

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 sumptuous RPG. ...

 
Ni no Kuni reviewed!
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

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

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 PlayStation Blogcast ...

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

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 game's soundtra...

 
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Ni no Kuni hit with week-long delay in Europe

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 RPG will now lau...

 
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Check out several sites and companies' Christmas cards

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 and beyond, wit...

 
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Ni no Kuni dev endeavors for games to transcend film

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 the project. W...

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

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 marked as the f...

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

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.  In order...

 
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Ni no Kuni gets a demo on December 4

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 different leve...

 
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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

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It's been a long, hard wait for Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, hasn't it? I first saw and played the game at Tokyo Game Show 2011, where I promptly fell in love it it. We were a bit iffy on whether it would be localize...   read

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Ni no Kuni 'Ninostarter' adds extras to Wizard's Edition

Taking a page from the success of crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, Namco Bandai is going to expand the scope of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - Wizard's Edition for the United States based on the number of pre-orders obtained...

 
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The DTOID Show: Assassin's Creed, Gaikai, Ni No Kuni

Hey guys! Tara and I are back from the scorched wasteland of Southern California, where we were for VidCon. I'd like to thank you guys for putting up for Friday's canned rehash episode. I promise we don't do any more of those for a while. ...

 
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Namco Bandai announces Ni no Kuni special edition

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - Wizard's Edition includes a 300+ page book, a plush doll, and two exclusive DLC characters that will fight beside you in the game. Well, I'm sold! It's available in Africa, Europe, New Zealand, Austral...

 
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Ni no Kuni now set for January 22 in the US

According to the latest trailer, the PS3 version of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will hit Western shores on January 22, 2013 in the US, and January 25 in Europe. In case you're wondering what the big deal is, the game is a collabora...

 
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The DTOID Show: Halo 4 Vs Conan, Dishonored, & Ni No Kuni

Surprise, everybody! Here's another episode of the sensual guitar-shredding tri-weekly wonder that is The Destructoid Show.  Last episode got a bajillion views because we put "Skyrim DLC?" in the title, and since writing "Skyrim" anyt...

 
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All our Namco Bandai Gamers Day news in one spot

Namco Bandai's new annual Global Gamers Day event brings together press from all around the world to play them videogames. Destructoid was in attendance where got to check out some of Namco's upcoming lineup and talk to the people behind th...

 
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This Ni no Kuni trailer eases the pain of a long wait

It was disappointing to hear that Level-5's Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch won't be launching this year in North America and Europe, instead opting for a first-quarter 2013 release. We recently got another opportunity to see the stun...

 
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The DTOID Show: Capcom, Namco Bandai, and FEZ!

It's been a while since we had a show as jam-packed as today's, so go ahead and break out that poncho, because it's about to rain hyperlinks in here! On the first half of the show, we cover all the news to come out of Capcom's Captivate ev...

 
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Ni no Kuni set for winter 2012 in North America

Namco Bandai has given us a more specific time frame for the North American release of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. The PlayStation 3-exclusive RPG has gone from "this year" to "winter 2012." At least they were kind enough to indic...

 
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Das Racist? Call of Duty outsells Ni No Kuni in Japan

Once again, Japan has proven that that it is racist against Japanese games, animation, people, and everything. Ni No Kuni, the collaboration between premiere animated filmmakers Studio Ghibli and Professor Layton developers Level-5, has fai...

 
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Ni no Kuni PS3 is coming to the West

So, that there Ni no Kuni... looks pretty good, right guys? I bet you'd love to play it in English, huh? How badly do you want it? Do you want it? Yes, you do! Oooooh, yes, you do! Good boy! Now, fetch the ball! Go get it! The collaboration...

 
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Biggest DS cart yet: 4Gb, for Ghibli/Level 5 RPG

[Update: GigaBITS, not GigaBYTES. Sorry about the confusion!] Level 5's upcoming collaboration with Studio Ghibli is called Ninokuni (Another World), and when it hits the Nintendo DS, it will be hitting in the biggest way. The Ninokuni DS c...

 

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