Level-5’s mmorpg White Knight Chronicles: Awakening of Light and Darkness was released on Thursday in Japan and the game already has taken the top spot. Early reports are indicating that first day sales of WKC 2 sit at 107k units sold.
Woot. Great news. @below It's on the article.
how many did the first one sell on day one?
So it did worse, hmmmm. Well i didn't enjoy the first one (didnt even play that much) so im not looking forward to this one.
Can't believe IGN gave the first game a 5.1 and constantly call it "terrible" on their podcasts.
Excellent sales for a Spring game. It will probably do over 200K for the week. And IGN's review was a complete waste of time, seeing as they never played the online component. Anyone who has actually plumbed the game will tell you that the offline takes maybe 30 hours whereas the online can go for hundreds (570ish for me). You can't review an MMO on the day the servers launch. The game is at least a 6-7, much higher if you're in it for the multi-player or enjoy JRPGs. Labwarrior must be asleep under his bridge still, he hasn't found this thread yet. Knightdarkbox is here though. Wouldn't be a WKC 1/2 thread without them!
WKC2 is Better than The First One, I don't Give a Damn what anyone can say about the Game, I want it NOW!!!
Its sad to see that this RPG did not achieve the high expectations. The fake video of 2006 was very promising...( the 1 game) I hope Level 5 sees this and gets their act together. I guess I'm just going to skip this game. Too many reviews are saying its very bland.
That fake video was amazing... i wish it looked like that. Sadly i cant find it on youtube anymore by itself. It always has some crappy background music taking up all the sound.
Yeah? I could say the same on most RPGs released on 360. "Too many reviews are saying its very bland" Right, keep trolling, there's reason why you only got one bubble.
The gameplay from the video was scrapped... I guess because it wouldn't work as well with bigger and massive enemies. Maybe they will make another one with that gameplay if this one does well and people ask for it.
Edit: double post, weird.
time based rpg get boring DEMONS SOULS didn't have that
actually it did but it was called the stamina stat.
thought this would sell better than the first one considering it has the first game on disc too doesn't it ? Wouldn't 2 games in 1 attract newcomers to the series?
Great news indeed, now just need it to release over here and we'll be sorted
I agree with you. I, myself has about 400+hours in it and I'm only at GR12. To reach GR15 will probably takes me forever or even after the WKC2 released :(
Let's hope it gets shipped out to other countries soon! Good to see it did well.
Yeah, i don't want to have to wait 2 years for this to hit American shores. I loved the first one.
That's great although i'm STILL disappointed they didn't manage to match the gameplay of the game to the first trailer they showed a few years ago and the sequel doesn't seem to match it either. I think that sort of gameplay is possible if they put the effort needed. I hope Level-5 steps up their game and outdo themselves in the future. I'm still buying the game to support JRPG devs.
well... the gameplay in that trailer seems to me too western... but rather innovative. I think they had to change it because they found it rather boring or something. It reminds me of the last remnant with more prompts and actions to do. I didnt buy the first but I am sure I will buy WKC 2... The trailer seems to have really awesome HDR lighting and other stuff... I said that is possible in ps3, even GOW3 looks better... oh well... maybe the enxt big game its goign to be like that... Ps3 still young...
Didn't know this was out. Reviews look decent so i may get the second one.
Hopefully it does not take more than a year to ship in the west this time. I really liked the first one, and the online mode is great, no matter what the trolls claim.
first WKC sold better on day one than WKC 2 because it was released at christmas
Yea,and the same IGN gave Nier a 7.....* notices red dot and hides*... OT- Can't wait :)
I hope they add in the ability to make your own incorruptus. That'd probably make the game have a part in the create, play, and share.
Fully customizable; they announced this ages ago.
Never mind then, so WKC2 is part of the Create, Play, and Share. Probably not the share...data wise.
Yes. This is going to be awesome
I've never really played White Knight Chronicles but the story's always intrigued me. Can anyone tell me how it plays?
Story: It's based on the story of the incorruptus and an ancient war between rival factions. One rival faction used the Knights (incorruptus) to be able to win the war. However, the queen used her magic to seal them up from dominating. The story is centered around Cisna (who is the reincarnation of the queen of Athwani people) and how Grazel who leads a rival nation plans to revive the ancient war of the Yshrenian people by bringing together the ancient incorruptus. Leonard, Kara, Caesar, and Grazel are the main knights. There in one last knight who isn't known yet (probably is that orphen knight guy). Game Play: It's basically like Dark Cloud, but there's an action meter. You can make you own custom combos based on Action Chips (AC). There are moves that require action chips and those that don't. Usually the weaker moves do not require action chips considerings those weaker moves are needed to build up AC. The custom combos can range from swords, 2 handed swords, spears, staffs, bows, and elementals. In the story mode, if you have enough action chips you can summon the white knight who had stronger abilities.
aww come on WKC2 is better than the first one it deserves twice the sales, hopefully word of mouth will go around and people will say how much better it is, then it will sell better
looking forward to the sequel. i'm hoping localization won't take too long this time. WKC was an interesting title, because it was simultaneously derivative and unique. it was a cookie-cutter Japanese RPG in terms of characters and story, but i thought the game play; the battle system, the online, skill/combo system was pretty fresh and addictive. what the game really needed was more variety in it's missions. just some extra or random things/objectives to make each playthrough a bit different, especially since you replay the same missions so much. talking about it makes me want to fire it up now, actually. the sequel is looking solid, and i'm interested to see if my avatar will actually get a knight of their own.
another sony is god news n4g is famous for.
hooray......... another troll..
your tag name is colonel-killzone....who is gonna take you seriously ? fanbooooooi.......! hahaha
there are immature fools though....plenty *clicks ignore*
you just prove my point !
why ? isn't is a good news ? ps3 fanboys....
The reason I liked the first one that it was an open world game. unlike ff13. so I will buy wkc2 100%.
reviewers dont usually appreciate rpgs the first was good but got bad reviews and lost odessey deserved 9 to 9.5 but japan still loves rpgs so theres still hope (the last story trailer is AMAZING watch it if you haven't)
I just want the lvl 5 + studio ghibli RPG.
than it is here. we will never appreciate it here. its like the opposite with the 360. here people think its great, there...they don't even know what it is =/ different culture, different tastes. lets hope this one is appreciated more than the first was
ok Level 5 and sony plaease bring WKC 2 to the states ASAP and dont forget to bring WKC psp to the states also , im getting both versions
Neat. Maybe I'll get the second if they don't take a year and a half to release it in North America.
I didn't really like the first one. Seriously, somethings wrong when the game thinks it would be fun to have you make your own battle menus. However, I think with a bit of work, it could be really cool. I'll keep an eye on the sequel.
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