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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom RPG's Latest Trailer Reveals 2017 Release

posted on 2016-12-03 14:42 EST
Level-5 returns to Ghibli-inspired worlds

Sony's Saturday keynote for the PlayStation Experience 2016 event debuted a new trailer for Bandai Namco Entertainment and Level-5's upcoming Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom PlayStation 4 role-playing game. The trailer confirms that the game will debut next year.

Level-5 head Akihiro Hino, artist Yoshiyuki Momose (The Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Only Yesterday, Pom Poko), and Hayao Miyazaki's longtime collaborator Joe Hisaishi (Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away) are all returning for story and general direction, character designs, and music, respectively.

Level 5 debuted the fantasy role-playing game Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch for the PlayStation 3 in Japan in 2011, after a Ni no Kuni: Shikkoku no Madōshi game for Nintendo DS in 2010 and a game for Japanese phones. Namco Bandai Games then released Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch outside Japan in 2013. The RPG featured cut scenes from Studio Ghibli, although Ghibli was not specifically mentioned on the new sequel's staff.

Thanks to IGN for the embedded video


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