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 book that they in fact localized for limited copies of the PS3 Wizard's Edition of the game.
But all hope may not be lost, as Pocket Gamer is reporting a rumor that an executive from Namco Bandai stated that he "wasn't opposed" to the idea of releasing the game overseas on the 3DS.
If you're not aware, Ni No Kuni has a DS version of the game that was released way back in 2010, that preceded the international PS3 edition of the game (released in 2013) by quite a bit. The DS version is essentially the same world and framework, but with a heap of differences: like different locations, dialog, events, some stylus support, and a completely reworked battle system that feels more like a traditional JRPG.... read more