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Ni No Kuni II makes an appearance and looks awesome

Fans of the Studio Ghibli-produced RPG have a lot to be happy about. Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom made an appearance at the PlayStation Experience and was given a nice trailer. None of that industry fluff nonsense, just a lot of gameplay...   read

 
 
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Level-5 will support Nintendo Switch, but won't have anything at launch

We saw Level-5 pop up on that "supported developer" list when the Nintendo Switch was announced, but what level of support will we see? Come to find out, nothing at launch. Speaking to Vandal.net, Level-5's CEO Akihiro Hino noted, "We ...   read

 
 
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Ni no Kuni II is going to be yuuuuuuge

It's been a long time since we last heard anything about Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. Previously we found out beloved animation house Studio Ghibli will not be participating in this entry, however, a few Ghibli regulars are on board for...   read

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

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 deals that are ...   read

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

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 Day Z and Rust...   read

 
 
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Cyber Monday Deal: Ni No Kuni for $9.99

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 through Cyber Mon...   read

 
 
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Layton series has sold over 15 million units

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 these facts and...   read

 
 
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Amazon discounts Ni no Kuni, Uncharted PS3 bundle

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 Kuni: Wrath of...   read

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

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 Companion." A bo...   read

 
 
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Amazon and Target have Ni no Kuni for $40

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 hoping for some...   read

 
 


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Jimquisition: Innovation - Gaming's Snake Oil

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. However, some deve...   read

 
 
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Ten psychedelic freakouts and hallucinations in games

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 absolute best that ...   read

 
 
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Ni No Kuni is offering a free Draggle familiar DLC today

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. Around eight hours i...   read

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

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 40, Ni no Kuni ...   read

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

Seriously guys ... do you know where we can find something brown and sticky? Brown and sticky?   read

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

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 Marines trailer...   read

 
 
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Namco Bandai responds to Ni no Kuni LE order issues

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 would like to o...   read

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

[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 informing us of t...   read

 
 
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I helped a girl take a piss in Ni No Kuni

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 immediately wrote it off...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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C'mon, Level-5! Localize Ni no Kuni DS already!

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 that are among 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. ...   read

 
 
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Review: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

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.  It has leveling....   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 ...   read

 
 


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