Review: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered - Level-5’s Masterpiece Is Tidier Than Ever
Monday, 16 September 2019 17:00

A whole ‘nother world. Beautiful, en’t it?

Oh, how we could fling superlatives to describe how utterly wonderful Ni no Kuni is. Forgive us, then, for choosing the word tidy. Yes, tidy is the right word to open our review of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered. Not just because this is clearly the tidiest edition of the game so far, but also because it’s precisely what our Welsh-accented, lantern-wielding sidekick Drippy would say. He’s a real charmer, that one, so let’s play along.

A collaborative effort between Japanese RPG studio Level-5 and best-in-class feature anime powerhouse Studio Ghibli, Ni no Kuni is just as tidy as you would hope – chock full of character, bursting with colour, and positively overflowing with wit and charm. It’s everything it was when it first came to PlayStation 3 in 2013, only more, because it’s cleaner and tidier than it ever was before. But then, it should be, right? It’s been six years and a console generation. For fans of the game, it’s surely an instant purchase. Right?

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