Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, a heart-warming tale of a young boy named Oliver, who embarks on a journey into a parallel world in an attempt to bring his mother back from the dead. Along the way, Oliver makes new friends and adopts many of the wonderful creatures that inhabit the world, raising them to battle other creatures on his behalf as he takes on formidable enemies. Developed by LEVEL-5 with animation by the legendary Studio Ghibli, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch combines beautiful animated visuals, masterful storytelling and a sweeping score into an epic role-playing adventure like no other.
It's the way of the modern JRPG it seems like. Popular tropes like overworld maps, airships and some good old turn-based combat seem to have disappeared, or should I say, evolved into what JRPG games are now. However, thanks to Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, we get a game that finally gets it right again. It knows how to honor the JRPG tropes of old while still reinventing the genre and blending it with various gameplay elements of other popular franchises. Not to mention, Level 5 already developed some of my all-time favorite RPGs like Dark Cloud 2, Dragon Quest VIII and Rogue Galaxy. Ni No Kuni is about a boy named Oliver and his quest through a magical world. A world where various wildlife can be tamed and used for battle; where magic is commonplace, but ultimately,... Read Review