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Ni No Kuni’s World Map Music Is Spellbinding

February 8th, 2013 by

I’m sure by now my wife is completely sick of me whistling this tune around the house. This particular composition really sums up the Ni No Kuni experience – beautiful but not overbearing; full of wonder, and aching with wanderlust.

Composed by Joe Hisaishi and performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the soundtrack to Ni No Kuni is a gorgeous construct through and through, reminding us that there just isn’t any suitable substitute for epic JRPG music.

Ni No Kuni Arrives To Universal Acclaim

January 25th, 2013 by

ni no kuni critical acclaim

After a number of delays and years of waiting, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch finally arrives in North America.

And it was worth the wait, apparently; the JRPG that launched a thousand “D’aaawwwwww”s isn’t just charming the pants off of gamers, but managing a warm reception with critics as well, according to Metacritic.

Ni No Kuni English Trailer Inspires Goosebumpiness, Pushed Back To 2013

April 12th, 2012 by

Gaaaah! Originally slated for Q1 of 2012, then pushed back to Winter 2012, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch‘s stateside release has now been officially delayed until early 2013. For folks who’ve been chomping at the bit to experience Studio Ghibli and Level 5’s highly-anticipated RPG, this news comes as a real punch to the daddy parts. Or mommy parts. Whatever your gender, it hurts.

Here is the most recent trailer for Ni No Kuni, which offers a first glimpse of the game’s English localization, a bittersweet taste of a game now a full year out.


Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch’s Newest Trailer

October 18th, 2011 by

This guy (pointing at myself right now) is looking forward to no game more than Ni No Kuni, Level 5 and Studio Ghibli’s breathtaking RPG bound for the PS3 in early 2012. So much so, in fact, that I get a little worried. With expectations set this high, there’s plenty of room for disappointment. But no worries! Watching the newest trailer for Ni No Kuni gets me super-pumped. The overworld… there’s no other word for it than “sexy”.

An Impassioned Plea For Dark Cloud 3

August 26th, 2010 by

There’s an old saying that goes “Wish in one hand, shit in the other. See which fills up faster.” In the case of wishing for a proper Dark Cloud sequel, it’s clear that the brown hand wins out. Well, it’s high time that palm full of hopes and dreams finally got it’s due.