Very sad news today from one of Japan’s most respected developers. Level 5 is shuttering operations in America and will henceforth no longer localize their games for markets outside of Japan.
Ni No Kuni
Every game Bandai Namco plans to show off on the E3 floor, and probably in a few press conferences, was revealed this afternoon via a huge leak. It sounds bad, but when you think about it, managing to hold off the ravenous press until ONE DAY before the festivities begin is quite impressive. What difference do a few hours make, anyway?
The original Ni No Kuni is one of the most beloved JRPGs of all time, and now, the game is getting a sequel with Ni No Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom. The game will expand upon what the original did, but make it fresh and new with a new story, new characters and new additions to the gameplay.
Ni No Kuni finally comes to US shores and it was worth every minute of waiting.(more…)
Here we have a new trailer for Level-5’s gorgeous looking Ni No Kuni. With Studio Ghibli behind the game’s artistic design and overall story, I’m expecting great things. Check the trailer out below.
Level-5 have released some brand new screenshots for the upcoming Playstation 3 title, Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch.
Well, this is rather upsetting news! Just days after a confirmation that No No Kuni will see a western release, albeit delayed, on the Playstation 3. Level-5 has shot down speculation that they may also be localising the DS instalment…
I’m still hoping that the original will see a western release, and here’s Level-5 pondering another installment…
Modern Warfare 3 and Ni No Kuni (PS3) launched this week in Japan, see how they fared…
Four new videos of Level-5 and Studio Ghibli’s beautiful PS3 RPG…
Traditional RPGs are becoming a rare and seemingly dying breed. Are we looking at the end of a roleplaying era and if so what does that mean for gamers? Are the triple AAA, high dollared budget roleplaying games a thing of the past?(more…)
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S today announced that the game-changing Japanese role-playing title Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch™ is bringing its potent blend of preeminent anime talent and role-playing video game expertise to Europe in 2012 exclusively for PlayStation®3. (more…)