Tag: Level 5
News Inazuma Eleven Ares' Release Date Given a Yellow Card
Soccer RPG not due before May 2019
Inazuma Eleven Ares has been delayed multiple times already, and it’s been pushed back yet again. As part of a 15-minute broadcast, Level-5 boss Akihiro Hino explained the reasons behind the frequent set-backs, and there’s a full summary that you can read on
News Inazuma Eleven Ares Plays a First-Time Pass to PS4 Next Year
Inazuma Eleven Ares, the football-themed role-playing game from Level-5, will make its PlayStation 4 debut in Western territories next year. Buried deep in a press release spotted by ResetEra and shared by Gematsu, the Japanese developer notes that its new game will launch in Europe and North America in 2019, where it aims to “tap into...
News Level 5 Pings Wonder Flick onto PS4 and Vita Next Year
How fast can you flick?
If you were hoping that Level 5’s next release would be a Ni No Kuni sequel, you may want to temper your expectations a touch for the time being. The colossal Japanese developer has announced Wonder Flick, a bitesized fantasy RPG that aims to capture the feel of a sprawling adventure in short bursts. Clearly born out of...
News Someone Played White Knight Chronicles II For Nearly 9,000 Hours
What's your Skyrim save file look like? Fifty hours, maybe sixty? Sounds like a lot, until you hear about the Japanese White Knight Chronicles II fan that invested nearly 9,000 hours into the Level-5 developed game
According to Siliconera, the unnamed man accumulated 8,701 hours playtime, bringing his playcount up to a whopping 362 days without...
News Step Back And Drool Over Ni No Kuni's Latest Trailer
Ni No Kuni is officially coming to Europe and North America, so there's no need to dream
Your wish has come true. Exactly how long it will take adopted publisher Namco Bandai to localise the Level-5 and Studio Ghibli collaboration is still unclear, but the game's due out sometime in 2012. With the Japanese release date nearing, there's going to be...
News Namco Bandai Publishing Ni No Kuni In Europe, North America
Level 5's announced that Namco Bandai will be handling publishing duties for Ni No Kuni in North America and Europe
As previously alluded, the game will travel to the West under the name, Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch. It's due out sometime in 2012. Ni No Kuni is a traditional RPG featuring the artwork of Japanese animation giant Studio...
News Ni No Kuni TV Commercials Hit Japan
With the PS3 release of Ni No Kuni nearing, Level-5 has released the game's first commercials on YouTube
You can catch them after the jump in all their promotional glory.</em> Spoilers: the game still looks uber-pretty.
News Level-5's Time Travelers Heading To PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Portable
Level-5's one-time Nintendo 3DS exclusive Time Travelers is also coming ot PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Portable, the developer has announced
The news was revealed in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine, translated by Andriasang. Little is known about the game at the moment, but we expect more to be shown at Level-5's Japanese keynote over the...
News Level 5 To Stream Japanese Press Conference
Level 5 is too big for the Tokyo Game Show these days
Instead it's holding its own press conference in a couple of weeks time. The main event will be open to the Japanese public, but only press will get entry to the company's keynote. Thankfully, said conference will be streamed online. The focus of the event is expected to be on Level 5's announced...
News Ni No Kuni Nets 'Wrath Of The White Witch' Subtitle For Western Release
Sometimes you have to make a compromise
There's a chance Ni No Kuni might never have released in the West, so you have to take the good with the bad. It's getting a sub-title in time for its Western release: Wrath Of The White Witch. We know, we know. Terrible. But whatever. The super pretty PS3-exclusive RPG is still getting a Western release and...
News TGS 11: Ni No Kuni To Jump Stateside Early Next Year
Level 5's confirmed that its cutesy tag-team with Studio Ghibli, Ni No Kuni, is set to get a North American release early next year
The studio wouldn't give a more specific time-frame, but did confirm that production on the English language version was already well under way. Level 5 added that there's additional content coming to the PS3 version of...
News 'Magical' Ni No Kuni PS3 Ain't So Magical As Far As We're Concerned
We think it's great that Sony's regularly shipping unique PS3 hardware in Japan, but after some fantastic bundles, we're not too hot on Ni No Kuni's supposed 'magical' edition
It just looks garish to us. Does anybody actually like it? It's out November 17th.
News Ni No Kuni Nets 'Magical' PlayStation 3 Bundle In Japan
With Level-5 and Studio Ghibli's Ni No Kuni just weeks away from its Japanese release on PlayStation 3, Famitsu has revealed a new PlayStation 3 hardware bundle to celebrate the release of the game
Entitled the 'Magical Edition' the special hardware package comes in white and gold. ¥33,780. [Thanks Andriasang]
News Ni No Kuni Hops Onto PlayStation 3 On November 17th In Japan
Level-5 and Studio Ghibli's long anticipated PS3 collaboration, Ni No Kuni, finally has a date in Japan
According to Andriasang, Famitsu lists the game's release for November 17th. The game focuses on a young boy called Oliver, who must make his way through the "Another World". Despite Level-5's hints, there's still no word of a Western...
News Get Your White Knight Chronicles Fix On June 10th In The UK
Sony has dated both White Knight Chronicles II (PS3) and White Knight Chronicles: Origins (PSP) for a June 10th release in the UK
Both games will release on June 8th across the rest of Europe. There's new trailers for both games after the jump.
News Confirmed: European White Knight Chronicles II Includes Original Game
As with the Japanese and North American versions of White Knight Chronicles II, Sony has confirmed that the sequel will ship with the original game included on the Blu-ray disc
Players will be given the option to start the game from its sequel or at the very beginning of the adventure.
News D3 Publisher To Bring White Knight Chronicles 2 To North America
Despite Sony announcing White Knight Chronicles 2 for Europe a couple of weeks back, word of a North American release has been significantly more muted
That's because Sony's not publishing the game in the US, instead handing off the rights to D3 Publisher. The game will release on PS3 this summer, complete with the new game and the...
News White Knight Chronicles II, White Knight Chronicles PSP Head To Europe
Remember White Knight Chronicles? Sony and Level-5's RPG series took a long time to come to the West, and when it finally arrived it did so with very little fanfare
That's not stopped Sony from giving the franchise another chance though, as the platform holder's announced that both White Knight Chronicles II for PlayStation 3 and White Knight...
News TGS 10: Oh Hey, This Ni No Kuni Game Looks Rather Good
One of the games at TGS drawing most attention this week is Studio Ghibli's collaboration with Level-5, Ni No Kuni
This trailer makes it pretty easy to see why.
News Level-5 CEO Hints At North American Release For Ni No Kuni
If you're a fan of Level-5, then prepare to be excited
Big style. Talking with Nintendo Power magazine, Level-5's president, Akihiro Hino, confirmed that DS titles Inazuma Eleven and Ni No Kuni could make it Stateside. Seeing as he's talking about the DS version of Ni No Kuni, you're going to have to read between the lines a touch. But that PS3...
News White Knight Chronicles Heads To The PlayStation Portable
The latest issue of Famitsu magazine has revealed that White Knight Chronicles is making its way to the PlayStation Portable
Going by the game's title - White Knight Chronicles: New Project - we're assuming its progress is pretty early. No other details were given. The same issue's also the PS3's White Knight Chronicles 2 a 33/40. That's out in...
News Japanese Advertisement For White Knight Chronicles 2 Hits The Airwaves
This advert's currently doing the rounds in Japan, hyping up the release of Level-5's RPG monster White Knight Chronicles 2
The game comes packed with the original release, so is a bit of bargain.
News First Ni No Kuni Trailer Proves Its Delicious Art-Style To You
First there were simply details
Then there were screenshots. Now there's true, motion footage: Level 5's just released a trailer for their upcoming Studio Ghibli tie-up, Ni No Kuni. See those anime-esque visuals? Yeah, they're in-game.
News Ni No Kuni On PlayStation 3 Is Eye-Wateringly Pretty
We dropped the first details of Ni No Kuni just yesterday
The game, which is also coming to the Nintendo DS, is the fruits of a colaboration between anime house, Studio Ghibli, and Professor Layton developers, Level 5. As of yesterday, we could only confirm that the game was coming to the PlayStation 3. Now we have screenshots, of which there are a...
News Studio Ghibli's Ni No Kuni Jets Onto The PlayStation 3
Level 5 and Studio Ghibli's 2008 Nintendo DS tie-up, Ni No Kuni, is set to hit the PlayStation 3 according to Famitsu magazine
According to the piece, <span>"You'll be able to adventure in a world that has the feel of a Studio Ghibli anime." There's no date for the game yet, though the Japanese press are expecting more details later...
News White Knight Chronicles 2 Gets A New Trailer
Ooooh - moody, mysterious, romantic, engaging
This new White Knight Chronicles 2 trailer has a bit of everything. The game's due in Japan within the next couple of months. Seeing as the Western version only just launched... Don't hold your breath for an English-language release just yet.
News We Haven't A Clue What's Going On In This White Knight Chronicles 2 Trailer
White Knight Chronicles 2 is due out pretty soon
Yep, the first tmay have only just released here in Europe (literally like a few months ago), but Japan's already gearing up for the game's sequel. This character trailer is supposed to introduce you to the characters. Unfortunately, we haven't got a clue what's going down. But Japanese people will...
News Check Out Some New White Knight Chronicles 2 Screenshots
RPGLand's got a host of new screenshots from the upcoming SCEJ and Level-5 Playstation 3 exclusive White Knight Chronicles 2
Check 'em out if that's your thing.
News Level-5 Working On Five Unannounced Games, To Reveal Them This Week In Famitsu
Level-5 over-ruler Akihiro Hino has Tweeted that the company are to announce five games in this week's issue of Japanese gaming bible Famitsu
While Level-5 are best known for their Nintendo DS Professor Layton releases, the team are also known for working on Sony's own White Knight Chronicles - of which there's a sequel in the works. Exactly how...
News Oh Right, White Knight Chronicles 2 Is A Real Product
The original White Knight Chronicles has only just come out in the West, but the sequel is very much a real thing in Japan
So much so, SCEJ has just released a bunch of new shots for the Level-5 collaboration, courtesy of GameWatch. The visuals look pretty similar to the game's predecessor, so we hope these are pretty early days. White Knight...
News The Heroes Of White Knight Chronicles Are Headed To LittleBigPlanet
This amazing LittleBigPlanet character pack based around Sony and Level-5's White Knight Chronicles is due for release on February 25th
It'll come with a pack of stickers so you can create your own WKC themed levels in Sackland.
News White Knight Chronicles "International Edition" Coming To The USA On February 2nd
So, just to cement the outrageous Sony line-up that kicks off with MAG in January, Sony has announced that the long-awaited import of White Knight Chronicles (sub-headed "International Edition") will launch in the USA on February 2nd
The game is a localised version of the Japanese release from earlier in the year, with 50 new quests, voice chat,...
News White Knight Chronicles Hits The US in February
Sony are really lining up a bumper year of exclusives next year
We predict they're gonna drop one exclusive for every month up to May — with MAG in January, White Knight Chronicles in February, God Of War III in March, and Gran Turismo 5 in April. Purely speculation on our part but — just you wait and see. Of course the news here is not our wild...
News Prepare Your 2054 Diaries For White Knight Chronicles 2
We're still waiting for White Knight Chronicles
But that's not stopping Sony and Level 5 from pimping the upcoming sequel, White Knight Chronicles: Awakening Of Light & Darkness. The sequel is set directly after events of the first game, depicting Leonard and his allies in a world of chaos. So far so cliche right? There'll be tons of new areas,...
News TGS 09: White Knight Chronicles: Awakening Of Light and Darkness Is Revealed
We might not have White Knight Chronicles yet, but that hasn't stopped Level 5 from teasing sequel White Knight Chronicles: Awakening Of Light and Darkness
There's no real details on the game as of yet, although there is a trailer in the wilderness at the moment that we're desperately trying to track down. Until then, know that a sequel to WKC is on...
News GamesCom 09: White Knight Chronicles Trailers Are Always Epic
We think it's a theme that White Knight Chronicles trailers have to be uber-epic
This latest one from GamesCom introduces you to a number of the game's cast, set to lovely strumming acoustic guitars and fiddles. Note: the game looks amazing.
News White Knight Chronicles Looks Pretty Darn Gorgeous
No, it's not a photograph
We're being dead serious, that's not a photograph. It's a screen from Level 5's White Knight Chronicles. Sure it feels like we've been waiting for this game for an eternity, but you can never see too many screenshots for this game. Especially when they look as good as Joystiq's latest.
News Off The Cuff Famitsu Report Hints At A White Knight Chronicles Sequel
White Knight Chronicles isn't out here yet, but it was a big success in Japan when it launched earlier in the year over there
No surprises then to see Kotaku pick up on a flippant remark from Famitsu magazine suggesting "a sequel is being made". And that's honestly all we know. But you don't really get a better source than Famitsu.
News White Knight Chronicles Coming In March
Does anybody else feel like White Knight Chronicles has been on its way for, like, forever? Well still the wait goes on - we haplessly assumed it would be out this summer but, no, March
That's according to American retailer Gamestop anyway - but with much speculation that the game would be put back until Quarter 1 it's looking probably very likely...
E3 2009 New White Knight Chronicles Trailer Is Like A Fairy Tale
The last White Knight Chronicles trailer reminded us of a fairy tale
The new White Knight Chronicles trailer reminds us a bit of a fairy tale. The game may have been on the shelf since 2006, but it's finally getting an English release fairly soon. In fact, it seems like Sony want to give this quite a big push. As with anything we're posting about at...
News White Knight Chronicles Trailer Is A Little Bit Epic
It's expected that Sony will give a bit of a push to White Knight Chronicles at this years E3
Thus, right on cue is a trailer for the upcoming Level 5 release that landed in Japan earlier this year. We have to admit, the music is brilliant.