Tag Archives: Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Wed, Sep 04, 2013 | 17:22 BST
Namco Bandai has confirmed Ni no Kuni has sold approximately 1.4 million units worldwide. The figure includes worldwide sales of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, released for PlayStation 3, and Japan only sales of its Nintendo DS. “We are very proud to join our partner, Level-5 to announce that the critically acclaimed role-playing game series, Ni no Kuni, has approximately reached the 1.4 million units sold worldwide,” said Olivier Comte, Namco Europe’s SVP. “The franchise has been very well received in EMEA and as a result of its quality, has reached an amazing number of sales for a JRPG.” The sales figures for the game were originally announced during the Level-5 Vision event last week in Japan.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 | 23:17 BST
During its Vision event livestream yesterday, Level-5 shared some sales figures for some of its recent and most popular franchises.
Mon, Feb 04, 2013 | 22:16 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has levelled up to the top of the UK charts, toppling its louder, non-turn-based peers. Studio Ghibli and Level-5′s romp seems like it will be a big win for the JRPG genre.
Sat, Feb 02, 2013 | 14:07 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is to be republished on the PS Store in Europe, according to Sony. The game was pulled from the store earlier after downloading issues were reported by users. It should now be available again, and you can watch a new trailer for it below, showing the adventures of Arthur. Free DLC is coming to the game on February 12 as well, by way of a cute little Draggle familiar.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 00:07 GMT
Ni No Kuni launches this week in Europe, but will it help rekindle the West’s interest in classic JRPG larks? Dave Cook argues that yes, it will.
Sat, Jan 26, 2013 | 15:05 GMT
Namco Bandai has issued a response to the Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Wizard’s Edition “oversold” fiasco which distributor Digital River claimed occurred due to “an error in [its] ordering system.”
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 05:42 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch distributor Digital River has apologised to customers whose orders for the very special Wizard’s Edition cannot be filled.
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 | 09:17 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White White is rather lovely. The RPG collaboration between Namco Bandai, Level-5 and Studio Ghibli is as charming as all hell, and you can check out the launch trailer ahead of its PS3 release right here.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 | 16:19 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch succeeds in championing a genre all too often derided. John Robertson remembers why JRPGs are the once and future king of single-player gaming.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 18:05 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch reviews have landed on the Internet, and the general consensus is that the game is a good one. Hit up the break for the scores.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 04:58 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is just a few days away, so now is the time to upgrade your pre-order to the snazzy Wizard’s Edition if you’re going to do it. To help you make up your mind either way, here’s a Namco Bandai video unboxing the contents – gorgeous packaging, plushie, art book and more.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 00:40 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch isn’t aiming to corner the western RPG fan, instead focusing on the aspects of JRPGs that continue to shine, according to Level-5 boss Akihiro Hino.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 20:08 GMT
Ni No Kuni has been delayed by a week, meaning it will now release on February 1 in Europe instead of January 25. Namco Bandai said the delay was due to a logistical issue and as a way of apology, is offering a downloadable Draggle familiar for the trouble. It will be available at launch. The game is still slated for January 22 on PS3 in North America. Watch a new behind-the-scenes video below, which will either tide you over or make you want it more. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 22:19 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is just over one month away; this second developer diary shows off the RPG’s gorgeous visual stylings, and explains how Level-5 and Studio Ghibli collaborated to produce the latter’s distinctive look.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 17:39 GMT
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has gone gold for PS3, and to celebrate, Level-5 and Namco have released a ton of gorgeous screenshots. The game will be available for purchase through PSN as well as at retail in North America, Europe and Australia on January 22 and January 25, respectively, in standard both and the nifty Wizard’s Edition. This has been on our radar for ages, and we’re super excited that it’s no longer so far off. Enjoy the shots below.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 14:47 GMT
Level-5 has created some of the most successful Japanese exports of the generation, yet its inner workings remain a mystery. Dave Cook speaks with the CEO Akihiro Hino to gain some insight.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 01:18 GMT
A behind the scenes video for Level-5 and Studio Ghibli’s Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch discusses how the developer attained such an authentic graphical style.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 14:19 GMT
A demo for Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is now available in Europe, so fire up your PS3 and download it. The game was released in late 2011 for PS3 in Japan, and will land in Europe and North America in January.
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 | 22:21 GMT
No No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch arrives in demo form this week, the highlight of a pretty packed US PlayStation Store update. Destructoid reports the demo also arrives on the European PlayStation Network this week, on Wednesday December 5. The taster feature two environments and allows you to tackle two bosses, the Guardian of the Woods and Moltaan. Ni No Kuni, a collaboration between Level-5 and the animation masters at Studio Ghibli, is a PlayStation 3 exclusive due in January 2013.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 17:11 BST
Dead Island: Riptide, Beyond: Two Souls, Fuse, Metro: Last Light, and Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch are five games which will grace the cover of the November issue of Game Informer. Hopefully, you will get the one you prefer in the mail. Have a look at the covers below and a glimpse of the mag’s contents through the link.