Ni no Kuni

New Ni no Kuni launch trailer is incredibly charming… and surprisingly Welsh

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at 03:06pm January 23 2013

We never thought we could love a tiny Welsh monster sporting a Muppet nose. Oh how this new Ni no Kuni trailer proved us wrong…

8 ways to save JRPGS from dying – how the genre needs to change on PS3

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at 09:00am January 23 2013

Final Fantasy VII, Dragon Quest VIII – Japanese role players used to be a massive deal on PlayStation, but for the last few years they’ve been stuck in a rut. With Ni No Kuni and Tales of Xillia looking to shake up the genre once more, we’ve come up with our own 8 ways to save JRPGS from dying.

Ni no Kuni PS3 tips: how to win battles, evolve familiars and complete bounties

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at 10:41am January 22 2013
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7 vital tips to familiarise yourself – no pun intended – with Level5′s latest.

Ni no Kuni PS3 review – Out of the niche, into your PS3

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at 12:17pm January 18 2013
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I’m worried about Ni No Kuni – an RPG I fell for the instant I booted it up and selected ‘new game’ – because I don’t know who’s going to buy it. Okay, I know you’re going to buy it, squeeing into your hand-crocheted Porco Rosso snuggie as you check out the screenshots. It’s the guy behind you I’m anxious about. The one who’ll only stop playing Black Ops 2 when he snaps the discs in a fit of pique. (“Oh – shot through a wall. That’s fair.”) He’s going to see a cheery fight sequence against a swashbuckling cat named Purrloiner and cut this game out of his life forever. And that’s genuinely a bit depressing.

Ni No Kuni review gets 9/10 in Official PlayStation Magazine, “pure, sweet RPG nectar”

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at 02:49pm January 11 2013

The latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine goes on sale Friday 18 January. As usual, it’s an utter humdinger, with our bumper Ni No Kuni review leading the charge.

Ni no Kuni demo is up on the Store, watch us play it now

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at 04:33pm December 5 2012

A two part demo for the the Level 5/Studio Ghibli’s JRPG Ni no Kuni went up on the PSN today. Here myself and Kim to play through the first part and discuss its old school role playing charms. There’s a world map. Kim gets really excited about the world map.

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