Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom News
News Ni no Kuni II's The Tale of a Timeless Tome Expansion Gets Detailed in New Trailer
Beware the shadows
The Tale of a Timeless Tome, the next DLC for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, brings a load of new features to the whimsical role-playing title later this month. An expansion of sorts, the trailer that we've embedded above tells you just about everything that you need to know. There are new story elements, tough boss battles,...
Game of the Year 2018 #7 - Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
All cel and good
Aside from the thoroughly charming cel-shaded aesthetic and good-natured storytelling, Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom bears little resemblance to its 2011 predecessor: the cast of characters is entirely new, the battle system has been completely revamped, and there’s huge focus placed on a city building minigame. It’s one of...
News Ni no Kuni II's First Major DLC Now Has a Name
Still no date though
For fans of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, it's been a painfully long wait to hear more about the RPG's season pass. It was more than four months after the game's release before we got any kind of information, and even that was worryingly vague. However, Bandai Namco has at last coughed up another sliver of detail on the first...
News Bandai Namco Finally Provides an Update on Ni no Kuni II Season Pass Content
It's now over four months since Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom launched on PS4, and until today, not a word has been said about the DLC included in the game's season pass. Fortunately, Bandai Namco has finally given some vague details about what we can expect going forward. Firstly, the Adventure Pack DLC has been announced, which
News Ni no Kuni II's Season Pass DLC Is Nowhere to Be Seen Four Months After Release
Radio silence from all involved
It has been four months since Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom released, and for most, the milestone means very little. A chance to reflect on what are most likely positive memories of a lovely JRPG experience, sure, but with the year's biggest hitters on the horizon, a look to the past may not be what most of you had...
News Ni no Kuni II PS4 Patch 1.03 Adds Harder Difficulty Levels
And better loot
When it launched earlier in the year, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom was criticised by many for being a tad too easy. Indeed, only a select few battles offered any real threat to players who were at least familiar with typical action titles. Although it seems a little late, Bandai Namco has addressed the complaint with the...
Guide Ni no Kuni II Higgledy Stone Locations and What Items to Use
Higgin' it up
Higgledies are a big help throughout Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. These little elemental creatures back you up in combat with special skills and abilities, but they can be tricky to find and recruit. There are 30 higgledy stones scattered throughout the game, with each stone giving you access to a new higgledy for your party. All...
Guide Ni no Kuni II Combat - Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your Party
Knock 'em dead
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom's combat system seems pretty simple at a glance. Accessible controls make it easy to understand, and sometimes, levelling up your characters gives you all the advantage that you need in order to defeat a tricky opponent. However, there are some finer points that may not be immediately apparent, and in...
Feature Ni no Kuni II Combat - What's Changed and Is it Better or Worse than the First Game?
Whack, slap, bang
We've spent around 15 hours with Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, and in that time, we've been weighing up the game's completely overhauled combat system. Indeed, the sequel scraps the system that was introduced in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, but should it have stuck to its guns? Okay, so what's changed in Ni no Kuni II?...
Hands On Ni no Kuni II Is a Pure Joy to Play on PS4
Our thoughts after 15 hours
There's really no other way to put it: Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is a delight. Level-5's latest role-playing game is as charming as it is colourful, and after around 15 hours of play, we simply can't wait to continue our adventure. So far, it really has been worth the wait. As its title suggests, Ni no Kuni II is a...
News No More Delays for Ni no Kuni II as the RPG Finally Goes Gold
Yes! It's finally happened. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom has gone gold, meaning that development has ended and the game's ready to be shipped ahead of its 23rd March release date. This also means that we're not going to be hit with another delay. Hurrah! The Level-5 role-playing title was originally set to launch in 2017, but...
News Watch the First Magical 15 Minutes of Ni no Kuni II
Brave new world
If you're not arsed about going into Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom completely fresh, then you may be interested in watching the first 15 minutes of the game. The official video shows us the opening scenes of the upcoming role-playing release, and although we opted to only give it a brief look, the storytelling really seems on...
News Ni no Kuni II's Looking Especially Lovely in Early Story Gameplay
The adventure begins
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom looks great -- we've known that for quite a while. The incredibly pretty role-playing game has a real fairy tale charm to it, and that's something you don't often see these days. Bandai Namco's released ten minutes of new footage taken from the English version of the release, showcasing a stint...
News Ni No Kuni II Dazzles in Extended PS4 Gameplay Footage
Phwoar, this is something else, isn’t it? PlayStation Underground has doled out 25 minutes of brand new Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom gameplay footage, and if nothing else it should serve as a reminder of how stunning Bandai Namco’s Studio Ghibli-inspired role-playing game is looking. Just look at it! The video picks up a short...
News Ni no Kuni II Looks Great in New 25 Minute Gameplay Video
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom's got a lengthy new gameplay video, clocking in at around 25 minutes. The footage is taken from the latest demo build of the role-playing title, so if you've been thirsty for a fresh look at the game, then we'd recommend giving it a watch. Ni no Kuni II was slapped with a delay right near the end of last...
News Behind the Scenes Ni no Kuni II Video Provides an Interesting Look at the PS4 RPG
Level-5 on story, art style, and more
It's always interesting hearing about games from the people who create them, and with Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, developer Level-5 is keen to tell us all about its creative process. This latest video goes behind the scenes of the upcoming role-playing release, highlighting its story, its art style, and its...
News These Amazing Looking Ni no Kuni II Screenshots Should Tide You Over
Disappointing news if you haven't already heard: Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is no longer launching next month. Instead, Bandai Namco will now be releasing the game in March, using the extra time to apply more polish to the product. Judging by these new screenshots, though, we doubt the development team will be tweaking the visuals...
News Ni no Kuni II Gets Optional Japanese Audio and a New Gameplay Trailer
Take your pick
As if to try and make up for the news that Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom has been delayed into March, Bandai Namco has released a lengthy new trailer for the upcoming role-playing game. It features cutscenes, gameplay, some gorgeous visuals, and a look behind the scenes at the title's Japanese voice cast. And yes, you'll be able to...
News Ni no Kuni II Delay Confirmed, Now Launches March 2018 for PS4
As the rumour suggested
Let's face it: a Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom delay was looking more and more likely. Despite the game supposedly launching in January, Bandai Namco has barely mentioned it for months now. Plus, we had that rumour back at the beginning of November, which suggested that a delay was on the cards. As it turns out,...
Rumour Ni no Kuni II Delayed into March on PS4
Nay no Kuni
Damn and blast and bugger, it looks like Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom may be delayed again. At the time of writing, the gorgeous looking role-playing game is due out on the 19th January in both North America and Europe, but according to a handful of posters on ResetEra, retailer Best Buy is sending out emails to inform customers...
Gamescom 2017 Ni no Kuni II PS4 Gameplay Videos Gush Out of German Convention
Fit for a king
If you're in the mood for some Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom gameplay, then you've come to the right place. A bunch of different websites have uploaded footage of the fantasy sequel in action, taken fresh from the latest build at Gamescom 2017. Above you can find Game Informer, and below we've embedded IGN's coverage. As...
Gamescom 2017 Ni no Kuni II Is Looking Like a Grand Adventure in Gorgeous New Screenshots
Together with the game's new trailer that we reported on earlier today, Bandai Namco has released a handful of fresh Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom screenshots. Most spotlight an attractive looking neon-lit city of some sort, while a couple of others show us a dusty desert area. Unsurprisingly, we still think the game's...
Gamescom 2017 Ni no Kuni II Gets a Fantastical New Trailer
A new world
Who's ready for our first trailer of Gamescom 2017, then? Bandai Namco's released a new video for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, which is due out early next year on PlayStation 4. It's not the longest or the most detailed clip, but it still makes for an intriguing watch. Are you excited to get your hands on Ni no Kuni II? Journey to a...
News Kingly Collector's Editions Announced for Ni no Kuni II
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is getting a selection of respectable collector's editions when it launches in January next year. In Europe, you get the choice of either The King's Edition or The Prince's Edition. The former's got more bits and pieces, including a 20cm diorama that doubles up as a music box, which sounds pretty neat...
News We'll See More of Ni no Kuni II, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and Others at Gamescom 2017
Bamco announces line up
Gamescom 2017 is just a few weeks away. It kicks off on the 23rd August and finishes on the 26th August, and although the European convention isn't quite the Old World's equivalent of E3 these days, you can still expect loads of news, trailers, and announcements to come out of it. Gearing up for what appears to be a big...
News 30 Minute Ni no Kuni II Demo Gives a More In-Depth Look at the Game
Those of you who have been keeping up with the Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom news will probably have seen much of the footage from the gameplay demo that we've embedded above, but the video still offers up our most in-depth look at the role-playing title yet. It features commentary from the team at Bandai Namco as they slog through...
News Bugger, Ni no Kuni II Is Delayed into 2018 on PS4
Ni noooooo Kuni
Darn it, we knew it was too good to be true. Japan has had an incredible year so far when it comes to PlayStation 4 games, and Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom was shaping up to be the icing on the cake. However, Bandai Namco and developer Level-5 have announced that the role-playing title has been pushed back into 2018. The...
E3 2017 Ni no Kuni II Has Multiplayer, Director Confirms
A helping hand
Wow, this comes as a bit of a surprise. According to general director Hino Akihiro, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom will have some form of multiplayer. In an official Bandai Namco interview video, several fan questions are put before Akihiro, and one of them asks whether there'll be any kind of multiplayer component. "Yes, there...
E3 2017 You Won't Need to Play the First Game in Order to Understand Ni no Kuni II
Plus new gameplay footage
No, you don't have to play the first Ni no Kuni game on PlayStation 3 in order to wrap your head around Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom - that's according to PlayStation Access, who got to go hands on with the upcoming role-playing title at E3 2017. The lucky buggers. While the sequel does take place within the same...
E3 2017 Ni no Kuni II Tells a Charming Tale in New Story Trailer
We think that Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is shaping up to be something pretty special, and the game's latest trailer fresh from Sony's pre-E3 2017 press conference show only solidifies that theory. Briefly outlining the title's charming fantasy story, it sets the tone rather nicely. Ni no Kuni II is due to arrive on...
E3 2017 First Ni no Kuni II PS4 Gameplay Looks Absolutely Stunning
Good lord does Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom look good or what? We've embedded around ten minutes of PlayStation 4 gameplay above, and boy is it pretty. The Level-5 developed role-playing sequel was always going to be gorgeous, but finally seeing it in action has surprised even us. The actual gameplay itself consists of a few...
E3 2017 Ni no Kuni II Is Indeed Launching in 2017
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom will be bringing whimsical fantasy and gorgeous graphics to PlayStation 4 this year, a Bandai Namco press release has confirmed ahead of time. Snapped by Kotaku's Jason Schreier, the text has the Japanese role-playing title pegged for a 10th November 2017 date. Nice. While the game has always been...
News Ni no Kuni II's First Gameplay Trailer Shows Combat and Exploration
Some of you may have seen bits of this footage used in the recent previews of other sites, but we reckon that it's still well worth a watch; the game looks bloody gorgeous. Showcasing combat and exploration, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom's first dedicated gameplay trailer hides a surprising amount of detail - especially if you sit...
News Ni no Kuni II Is 45% Complete, Says Dev
Pray for 2017
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom has shown gigantic potential thus far, and recent previews allude that it's certainly a role-playing release to keep an eye on, but just how far into development is Level-5's latest project? Although we've admittedly seen very little of the game, the footage that's dripped out onto the 'net has looked...
News Ni no Kuni II Targeting 60fps on Standard PS4
Dev CEO seems certain it'll happen
Perhaps one of the more interesting details to emerge from today's wave of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom previews, Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino has said that the final release will run at 60 frames per second on the PlayStation 4. And that's not the Pro, either - he's talking about Sony's standard system. Okay, so...
News Ni no Kuni II Combat System Detailed, Gets New Screenshots and a Worldwide Launch
It's looking fantastic-al
Bloody hell, we've just been hit with a tidal wave of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom information, so forgive us if we're still trying to gather our thoughts in this article. For starters, let's go over what a lot of people have been asking about: the combat system. Going by what we've seen of the game so far, it's safe to...
PSX 2016 Ni no Kuni II Looks Absolutely Superb in New PS4 Gameplay Trailer
Fit for a king
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom seriously has our attention after showing off a new gameplay trailer at Sony's PlayStation Experience 2016 press conference. The role-playing sequel looks downright gorgeous, as you'd expect, and the gameplay seems especially solid. To be frank, it's looking like an adventure that we can't wait to get...
News Ni no Kuni II Finally Gets a Mention as Developer Reveals Kingdom Building
It feels like an eternity has passed since we last heard anything about Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. The incredibly pretty role-playing game was revealed during last year's PlayStation Experience, and we've heard absolutely nothing about the release since. Fortunately, Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino has at least confirmed that the Japanese...
News Ni no Kuni II Sounds Like One Huge RPG Project
Fit for a king
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is probably going to take hours upon hours to complete - we can guess that much by looking at PlayStation 3 predecessor Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, which was huge to begin with. In an interview with IGN Japan, translated by Kotaku, Level-5 founder Akihiro Hino says that the scale of t