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  • Book Review: The Art of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

    The Art of Ni no Kuni II is an art book in its purest form. Its 152 pages are filled with nothing but glorious sketches and paintings. You won’t find an introduction, a single caption, or even a hint of developer commentary. Here, the art […]

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  • E3 2017: Ni no Kuni II Gets a Launch Date

    Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom will be out November 10th for both PlayStation 4 and Steam, Bandai Namco confirmed at E3 with a new trailer. I’m still trying to hold onto hope that the first game will get a Steam port, but sadly time […]

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  • Ni no Kuni II Will Now Enchant PC Gamers With Its Studio Ghibli Beauty

    In addition to the previously announced PlayStation 4 version, Level-5’s so-pretty-you-wish-you-could-eat-it-with-your-eyeballs JRPG Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom has officially been confirmed for a 2017 PC release. An actual release date still has not been announced, but both platforms will launch simultaneously worldwide. Pre-orders have […]

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  • Review: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    Review: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    You got your puzzles in my trials! You got your trials in my puzzles! It is two great handheld games that play great together. Despite the name, the two protagonists and their sidekicks rarely butt heads in Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. The story begins with […]

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  • Book Review: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Prima Official Game Guide

    Book Review: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Prima Official Game Guide

    As a kid the one thing I remember the most was going over to a friend’s house to play on his NES while following along with Nintendo Power magazines to find all the secret passages hidden in a game.  This of course was before the […]

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  • Review: Liberation Maiden

    Review: Liberation Maiden

    The world might not necessarily be safer, but it’d sure be more interesting if our modern world leaders made like the president of New Japan in Level-5 and Grasshopper Manufacture’s Liberation Maiden, hopping into a cutting-edge mech on the heels of a Parliamentary vote to […]

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  • Prepare to be Spellbound by the Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Wizard’s Edition

    Prepare to be Spellbound by the Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Wizard’s Edition

    Level-5’s Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is finally coming west January 22, 2013, an occasion so grand Namco Bandai couldn’t let it pass without offering a super-special (and super-exclusive) collector’s edition. For a limited time, PlayStation 3 RPG lovers can pre-order the […]

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  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Looks as Enchanting as Ever

    Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Looks as Enchanting as Ever

    Reports out of Namco Bandai’s Global Gamers Day event have Level-5 and Studio Ghibli’s collaborative PS3-exclusive JRPG, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, slipping out of its previously announced Winter 2012 North American launch to an early 2013 target alongside the European release. […]

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  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’s North American PS3 Launch Set for Winter 2012

    Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’s North American PS3 Launch Set for Winter 2012

    It’s taken a LONG time–and it’s going to take a while longer still–but Level-5 and Studio Ghibli’s unbelievably gorgeous PS3 RPG Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is finally closing in on a North American release, delivered stateside by Namco Bandai. Still no […]

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  • White Knight Chronicles II Story Trailer

    White Knight Chronicles II Story Trailer

    White Knight Chronicles returns next week in a PS3 combo pack featuring the full original game and the new sequel. Here’s a look at the storyline behind Level-5’s latest role-playing epic.

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