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Submitted by Cursinguser 671d ago | news

Ni no Kuni special edition oversold, customer orders cancelled

"We apologize for the discrepancies you may have encountered with your order of Namco Bandai's Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - Wizard's Edition. As one of our valued customers, we want to assure you that a Digital River representative will be reaching out to you individually via email to address your specific issue. We sincerely appreciate your patience as we work through this situation," said Digital River in a statement on Namco Bandai's forum.
wizard (Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, PS3)

black911  +   671d ago
Is The Game Doing That Well?

"Welcome back JRPG"
VsAssassin  +   671d ago
I believe so, yeah! I hope this sends out a message to Square Enix that they don't need to hug the Western culture and showcase it in their FF games to gain sales. Western games should be what they are, and Asian JRPGs are what they should be. there are things that should not change drastically just for it to survive.
doogiebear  +   671d ago
Welcome back? Persona and SMT have been holding the fort for some time. However, it's good to see another JRPG do well in the West. We need more!
rezzah  +   671d ago
At least i got a email saying mine was shipped. Lucky me. Wished i could have played it this week though.
Perjoss  +   671d ago
It's cool that this is actually a real limited edition game, most 'limited' edition games are far from limited. It sucks I was not able to secure a limited copy of Ni no Kuni :(
Dark_Legend  +   671d ago
I ordered mine like a half year ago. I didnt know it will be that popular...
Seraphim  +   671d ago
well the regular edition is sold out at Amazon.com. Usually ships in 1-3 weeks. There's one seller who has it listed for $60.93 + $9.76 shipping atm... Hoping to crack my copy open Sat night after work or Sunday night after work which begins my weekend. Even the Strategy Guide was sold out Day 1.

Not even sure I was really in the mood the devote so much time to an RPG but it's been so long since we saw a great RPG, rather JRPG released. This either shows how poorly prepared Namco Bandai was or just how starved the RPG community has been and the faith they have that Ni No is an instant Classic. Makes me wish I could take a couple sick days this weekend and start playing.
DA_SHREDDER  +   671d ago
Starved is an understatement.
Ezz2013  +   671d ago
WOW the game is oversold ?!!
the demand on this game is just incredible

good job sony and level and thank you for bring back the JRPG to gaming
lovegames718  +   671d ago
Since I've put this game in myyyyy ps3 I have not been able to put it down and i'm 34. It has engulfed me to the point that last night it was 2 a.m. and myyyyy eyes were hurting and I just kept playing because I kept saying "I have to reach the next part"

Very well done game that deserves the praise. Loveable characters, great gameplay and beautiful graphics. Cut scene graphics are the same as gameplay and make transition flawless.

Just a really awesome game and well worth 60 or more.
Toon_Link  +   670d ago
its too bad for the people with the cancelled orders, but great job to Level 5 for making an exceptional JRPG with Ni No Kuni. i'm 15 hours in so far and having such a great time playing.

^@ lovegames lol i'm the same way atm, me and my wife have been staying up to 2-3am every night since we picked it up tuesday.
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