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Ni no Kuni II Game's Combat, Behind-the-Scenes Videos Streamed

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Level-5's game launches for PS4, PC worldwide on March 23

Bandai Namco Entertainment America began streaming a new combat gameplay trailer on Wednesday for its and Level-5's Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom PlayStation 4 and PC game.

The company also began streaming the first in a series of behind-the-scenes videos on Monday.

Bandai Namco Entertainment has moved the game's release date to March 23, 2018. The game was previously slated for worldwide release on January 19, after a delay from November.

The game's "King's Edition" in Europe comes with a season pass for all future DLCs, a "Prince's Equipment pack" for digital in-game items, a steelbook case, an animated music box, a vinyl record including the game's main theme by Joe Hisaishi, an artbook, and a making-of Blu-ray Disc.

The game's "Prince's Edition" includes a steelbook case, a making-of Blu-ray Disc, a season pass, and the "Prince's Equipment Pack."

Those who pre-order the game will receive a digital sword set.

Level-5 CEO 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.


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