220°
Submitted by MaideninBlack 476d ago | news

GameMasters UK Ni No Kuni Wrath of the White Witch Review Score

One of the most promising games of 2013 gets its first western review score. (Level-5, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, PS3, Studio Ghibli)

Cocozero  +   476d ago
You can always rely on Level 5
MaideninBlack  +   476d ago
I agree. I'm still sinking time in WKCII online. Looking forward to this one as well.
execution17  +   476d ago
^_^ I recently called it quits on WKC1/2, poured almost 6000 hours into the games since 2010
zugdar  +   476d ago
Because White Knight 1 was a big time winner. (Never played the second) Though, most of the time I'd agree with you.
#1.2 (Edited 476d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(9) | Report | Reply
Julie  +   476d ago
Anyone knows where can i find bigger scans? :)
#1.2.1 (Edited 476d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(2) | Report
raWfodog  +   476d ago
Thank the gods that the world didn't end before I had a chance to play this gem :)

Between this and Persona 4 Golden that I'm playing now, my JRPG fix will be taken care of for the immediate future.

Edit: corrected spelling
#1.3 (Edited 476d ago ) | Agree(8) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
NukaCola  +   476d ago
This does indeed look incredible. Brings back a lot of the charm and wonder from classic JRPGs but still innovates on many levels and pushed forward. I am a huge fan of Studio Ghibli films and this game will have a lot of family charm with a lot of heart and soul too. I can't wait to play this title. It seems to have been ages since we have gotten a good JRPG. This and Persona 4 Golden are filling that void many of us have had for a while now.
Squall5005  +   476d ago
I'm glad I pre-ordered the Wizard Edition. I can't wait to get my hands on this. It's looks beautiful.
Blastoise  +   476d ago
True! Level 5 are great developers. I'm playing Professor layton 3DS at the moment and it's probably the best one yet. Looking forward to this too.

Did anyone play Rogue Galaxy?
#1.6 (Edited 476d ago ) | Agree(7) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
Lucreto  +   476d ago
I did and I loved it.
RememberThe357  +   476d ago
Rogue Galaxy is a classic. One of the best game on PS2.
3-4-5  +   476d ago
All their games look good. As in, cool Art style. That is enough for me to at least want to wander around in their worlds they've created.
Cloudberry  +   476d ago
Good.
knifefight  +   476d ago
What does the review say? Like I mean, the words and stuff.

The article has some clips I guess:
-Epic, enthralling adventure that’s brimming with character
-Gorgeoulsy unique and magical title that conjuers the wonder and joy of a kid’s cartoon, while delivering the sort of hands-on depth to satify even the most seasoned of Final Fantasy fans
-Challenging battles early on, ”hard as nails” boss fights
-Unusual battle system fuses real-time and turn based components into speedy and fiercely tactical bouts of combat.

95/100
#3 (Edited 476d ago ) | Agree(5) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   476d ago
We won't have to wait much longer!
catch  +   476d ago
2013 is going to be off to a great start with this! I hope that, like other console cycles near the end, we get a lot more rpgs.
SuperSonic266  +   476d ago
Damn! gotta download the demo now, need time to fit this in

gotta finish final fantasy 9 first though.
Julie  +   476d ago
Ahem ... i will take some space in here to drain and to express myself so:

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee !

Way to go Ni No Kuni!

EDIT: Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee ee ee eee eee ee eee eeeeeeeeee!
catch  +   476d ago
Just like last time, I fully second these wheeee's. So excited.
kupomogli  +   475d ago
I like your avatar.
izumo_lee  +   476d ago
Only a few more weeks to go until the people will get their hands on this gem. This game has the making to be another classic in the JRPG library.

If this game is successful (which i hope it will be) i wish Level-5 & Studio Ghibli collaborate on another game.
VsAssassin  +   476d ago
Level-5 is expressing interest in basing their possible next game with Studio Ghibli on one of their previews titles. I'm hoping they lightly base it on Laputa: Castle in the Sky, or Spirited Away. I'm really excited at the thought of this!!!
Catoplepas  +   476d ago
Having been lucky enough to play it, deservingly so.

I strongly suspect certain Japanophobic sections of the Western media will gleefully nitpick it to death, but that's to be expected.
#9 (Edited 476d ago ) | Agree(11) | Disagree(2) | Report | Reply
DivineAssault  +   476d ago
I know this game will be fantastic.. I cant wait to play it & Tales of Xillia when they come out.. This gen has been deprived of jrpgs & ive been waiting a very long time for a good one
Godchild1020  +   476d ago
I know this game will be amazing and as a day one supporter, I hope this game does well enough to get the developer and publisher to localize more games. I would also love to see them do Dark Cloud 3 or at least an HD remake for the PS3 and/or Vita.

I also hope for a digital release for this game, I pre-ordered the retail version for the steal case, but I would like to know I can have it on my hard drive at all times. I doubt it, because I don't think Japan got a digital release, but they could, right?

NI NO KUNI
Treian  +   476d ago
I am getting the game because you switch between easy and normal on the fly. Level 5 is famous for making really hard games.
freezola75  +   476d ago
I am loving the demo.. beautifully made and charming game...

I love Studio Ghibili.. Princess Mononoke is one of my favorite anime movies of all time!
kupomogli  +   475d ago
Level 5 hasn't made any amazing games. Everything has been really average. I put 120 hours into White Knight Chronicles 2, and while it was one of the better RPGs for consoles this gen, that's because every other RPG sucked. Dragon Quest 8 was the best Level 5 game and it's not really a Level 5 game. It's more of a collaboration.

Rogue Galaxy is had beautiful landscapes although the draw distance is absolutely terrible. It's the combat and poor camera system that keep this game from realizing its potential. The combat feels as if it couldn't be a more generic hack and slash. It's like they took the Dark Cloud gameplay and made it worse, and that's how they came up with Rogue Galaxy.

Dark Cloud 1 and 2 are probably the best Level 5 games. They're good games, but I wouldn't say they're amazing.

Who knows though. There's the possibility that this could be an amazing game. Yasumi Matsuno only worked at Level 5 for a short while, but who knows. Maybe he could have gave Level 5 his input and they came out with an amazing game because of him?
#14 (Edited 475d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(4) | Report | Reply

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

Blackwell Epiphany Review | Hardcore Gamer

4m ago - Hardcore Gamer: Wadjet Eye Games’ Blackwell series has developed an amazing following over the ye... | PC
30°

Dark Souls 2 PC to unlock early, 24 April at 3pm Pacific

16m ago - Namco Bandai has bumped up the time Dark Souls 2 will unlock on Steam. Previously, the release an... | PC
10°

Steamfirst Review: Constant C

34m ago - SteamFirst: Constant C is a puzzle platformer available on Steam for $10. You make your way throu... | PC
20°

Scourge: Outbreak Review | NoobFeed

35m ago - From the review - The recipe for Scourge: Outbreak sounds promising, but at some point this recip... | PC
Ad

Enter to Win a PS4 and More!

Now - We are buying one lucky N4Ger a PS4 just for commenting on any N4G story! | Promoted post
40°

Skylanders Trap Team - first screenshots

53m ago - Activision released the first screenshots from Skylanders Trap Team. | Wii
Related content from friends