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Gameplay consists of exploring the world and meeting characters to build a party of adventurers, as is the way of these style of games. You can accept different quests, some of which are side-missions while others progress the main story. Combat encounters then employ a battle system that you have to learn to perfect. Ni no Kuni II added the ability to develop a home town which offered resources to help you with your battles.
The games were developed separately, but follow similar heroes quest form:
- Ni no Kuni: Dominion of the Dark Djinn (2010) on Nintendo DS and then updated for PlayStation 3.
- Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (2013), a significantly expanded version of the previous game, on PlayStation 3 and later remastered for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
- Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (2018) on PC, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch
The games stand out for offering a role-play experience that is both accessible and of high production value for a wider audience than usually play these sorts of games. Studio Ghibli's animation and character work establish their believability and complexity while the soundtrack extends the feature film feel.
Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom: The Prince's Edition
Ni No Kuni Remastered: Wrath Of The White Witch
Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.
Skill Rating11-14 year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. The combination of a cartoon visuals, adventure story, battles and exploration are enjoyed by pre-teenage players.
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