Posts tagged with "Ni No Kuni"

Steffan Rhodri Panel (Ni no Kuni) at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Steffan Rhodri Panel (Ni no Kuni) at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
There are those that might recall Steffan Rhodri for his role as Dave Coaches in the TV series Gavin & Stacey, but now there are just as many that recognise him for his voice, having lent his vocal talents to the English translation of the Level-5 Studio Ghibli video game Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. In attendance at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con, Steffan talked about his involvement in the game, voicing the character Drippy. As a doll... 

Ni no Kuni star to appear at MCM Midlands Comic Con

Ni no Kuni star to appear at MCM Midlands Comic Con
     Best known for his role as Dave Coaches in the TV series Gavin & Stacey, Welsh actor Steffan Rhodri will be in attendance at the MCM Midlands Comic Con. An acclaimed theatre actor, he has appeared in stage productions such as Posh, Absent Friends and Abigail’s Party. He has also starred in the feature films Submarine, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Ironclad. He has recently lent his vocal talents to the English... 

Retailer sells Ni No Kuni Wizard’s Edition for $400 following stock shortages

Retailer sells Ni No Kuni Wizard’s Edition for $400 following stock shortages
After a “glitch” resulted in more orders than there were copies of Namco Bandai’s Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – Wizard’s Edition going through, gamers in the US were told that they would be receiving refunds rather than a box set. One retailer on eBay US, PlayCanada, had managed to purchase hundreds of copies of the Wizard’s Edition and decided to take advantage of what happened, selling it for as much as $400, four times... 

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Review

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Review
What do you get when you take a battle system that’s a cross between Pokemon and Xenoblade Chronicles, adds in a cell shaded visual style to rival Wind Waker and mixes them up with a Studio Ghibli story? You get Ni No Kuni, Level 5 and Namco Bandai’s new JRPG. The ambitious game is Studio Ghibli’s first attempt at a video game and while in many ways it completely excels, inconsistency issues cause occasional peaks and dips in quality. Ni... 

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Preview

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Preview
While 2013 is a year of exciting releases, Ni No Kuni is easily my most anticipated title announced for next year. Studio Ghibli, Level 5 and Namco Bandai have created a truly moving JRPG with beautiful visuals, wonderful voice acting and that special something that makes Ghilbli films so timeless. I was recently able to play through the first three hours of the final game, barely scratching the surface of the story and being brought to tears in... 

Ni No Kuni Demo Date Revealed

Ni No Kuni Demo Date Revealed
Anime and gaming fans rejoice for in just a few short days one of next year’s most impressive looking JRPG’s could be on your PS3, or at least a small section of it. Yes, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, Studio Ghibli’s first video game, will be getting a demo on December 5th in the UK. Developed by Level-5 and published by Namco Bandai, the game follows a young boy named Oliver who travels to another world in an attempt to... 

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – Hands On Impressions

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – Hands On Impressions
Resting in the furthest left hand corner of Namco Bandai‘s stand is a broad, illustrative poster of a young hero and a simple stand decorated with PlayStation3 controllers and the words Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Announced for a European release in January 2013, Ni no Kuni is the long awaited collaboration between fan-favourite games company Level-5 and internationally renown animation studio, Studio Ghibli. Having debuted in Japan... 

Ni No Kuni MCM Expo Presentation

Ni No Kuni MCM Expo Presentation
Ni No Kuni is a Japanese role playing game (JRPG) from game developers Level 5 and critically aclaimed Anime creators Studio Ghibli. The game’s title translates as “a second world.” It is the first Studio Ghibli video game and was shown off in English this past weekend at the MCM Expo in London. During a presentation, guests were shown an English trailer for the game in which we learn that the story is about a thirteen year old boy called... 

Ni No Kuni subtitled Wrath of the White Witch for the US

Ni No Kuni subtitled Wrath of the White Witch for the US
It was during a press conference at the Tokyo Game Show that Level-5’s president, Akihiro Hino, revealed that an English language version of Ni No Kuni was in the works, and that it would be released in the US in early 2012. Now it’s been revealed that a trademark for the game’s new subtitle was passed just a few days ago. It will be known in the US as Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. It’s also rather brave that they intend to stick... 

Ni No Kuni Trailer and Magical Edition PlayStation 3

Ni No Kuni Trailer and Magical Edition PlayStation 3
Level-5 have released a new trailer for their upcoming PS3 game Ni No Kuni. The game has become quite noteworthy for being one of the first to be co-developed by Studio Ghibli, and a few of their distinctive motifs can be found in the new trailer. The PS3 version is described as a companion to the Nintendo DS version that was released in Japan in December 2010, but will include new characters and new areas. The story follows a young boy named Oliver,... 
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