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  • Summary: Re-enter the animated world of Ni no Kuni in the sequel to the role-playing game developed by LEVEL-5. Explore the world and experience the story in an all-new RPG adventure. LEVEL-5 reunites with Yoshiyuki Momose on character design and Music created by Joe Hisaishi in the production of theRe-enter the animated world of Ni no Kuni in the sequel to the role-playing game developed by LEVEL-5. Explore the world and experience the story in an all-new RPG adventure. LEVEL-5 reunites with Yoshiyuki Momose on character design and Music created by Joe Hisaishi in the production of the next Ni no Kuni tale. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 76 out of 84
  2. Negative: 0 out of 84
  1. Mar 19, 2018
    100
    Its gorgeously lush visuals are quite simply among the best ever seen in a game, offering an object lesson in how stylisation has the power to trump photorealism even in the 4K age. Some players will lack the time or patience to put in the effort that any heavyweight role-playing game demands – this is a 50-hour adventure at least – but it puts forward an irresistible case for your attention. As video games are once again weathering ignorance-fuelled attacks that paint them as universally gun-centric, violent and nihilistic, Ni no Kuni is a timely counterpoint.
  2. Mar 19, 2018
    95
    One of the best JRPGs released in ages, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is as charming as it is intricate, full of expressive characters and addictive gameplay systems that mesh together in perfect harmony.
  3. Mar 23, 2018
    90
    It has mostly superficial similarities to the first game, but it's one of the most genuinely enjoyable and fun JRPGs to come out in a long time. A charming story, delightful cast of characters, exciting gameplay and amazing presentation combine to make a game that is a boatload of fun to play. Its only real flaw is sometimes getting too bogged down in its own systems, and the story could be meatier. JRPG fans of all ages should find a lot to love here, and it's a must-have for anyone who loves the genre.
  4. Mar 19, 2018
    85
    Ni No Kuni II is full of some tremendously creative decisions that make this unlike many other Japanese RPGs, as well as a clear step above an already good game in the original Ni No Kuni. However, some additions like the RTS elements left me scratching my head. Despite this, Ni No Kuni II tells a beautiful story that’s set in an even more beautiful world, and should be enjoyed by most JRPG fans.
  5. Mar 25, 2018
    85
    While topics and storytelling might be a tad too childish and the challenge level of this fairy tale is a little too low, it nonetheless is hard to escape the magic of this beautiful JRPG, with its varied mission and level design.
  6. Mar 27, 2018
    80
    Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom improves upon its predecessor in almost every regard, yet somehow its magic is lost along the way.
  7. Mar 19, 2018
    50
    The in-game reference to Facebook emphasizes how over-cluttered and unfocused Ni no Kuni II is, as this is a solid action-RPG buried under a steady stream of fetch quests and cookie-clicker-like town-building.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 68 out of 114
  2. Negative: 14 out of 114
  1. Mar 23, 2018
    10
    Man omg, Ni No Kuni 2 is incredible and awesome game ever i playing.. it is way better than first one.. the graphic look so beautiful..Man omg, Ni No Kuni 2 is incredible and awesome game ever i playing.. it is way better than first one.. the graphic look so beautiful.. Character are adorable : Evan, Roland and other characters.. gameplay is excellent especially real time battle Expand
  2. Mar 30, 2018
    10
    Красивая, умная и интересная игра. Один из главных шедевров 2018 года.
  3. Mar 23, 2018
    9
    Im only a few hours into the game but its pretty great. Not normally a jrpg fan but the game seemed interesting and has real time combatIm only a few hours into the game but its pretty great. Not normally a jrpg fan but the game seemed interesting and has real time combat instead of turn based so i decided to give it a go. Ill update review as i play but only giving it a 8 for now because its ridiculously easy to the point where im afraid of leveling up too much. They need to add a difficulty option and that would fix this issue. Besides that its amazing, great art style and fluid combat. Expand
  4. Jul 7, 2018
    8
    Incredible game with these stunning Ghibli-studio graphics-like.
    The story is for sure a high point, along with the gameplay with elements of
    Incredible game with these stunning Ghibli-studio graphics-like.
    The story is for sure a high point, along with the gameplay with elements of JRPG mixed with hack n slash features.
    Cons: side quests are way too repetitive. Poor skills diversity.

    Can't wait for the season pass content!
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  5. Apr 7, 2018
    7
    В конце марта выходили две крупные новинки: Ni No Kuni 2 и Far Cry 5. Мой выбор пал на первое. В итоге я не пожалел о покупке, но всё жеВ конце марта выходили две крупные новинки: Ni No Kuni 2 и Far Cry 5. Мой выбор пал на первое. В итоге я не пожалел о покупке, но всё же остался несколько разочарован.
    В чем же вызвано мое разочарование? Это сюжет и персонажи. Хоть и герои имеют хороший дизайн, но являются лишь манекенами, у них практически нет раскрытия. Они выполняют свою роль в кат-сценах, но не более. Они никак не взаимодействуют друг с другом и не комментируют происходящие события. Они просто пустышки с хорошим дизайном. Сюжет же прост и банален. Все "неожиданные" повороты читаются наперёд. А некоторые события заставляют биться об стену. Я не против наивности и простоты, но сюжет не работает ни со стороны персонажей, ни со стороны саспенса. А ведь я рассчитывал получить хотя бы интересных героев. Хотя назвать историю полным сливом у меня тоже не получится. Всё-таки в игре есть атмосфера сказки, но всё же она не столь сильна, как я думал.
    Главный минус игры - это второстепенные квесты. Разработчики говорили, что их целью является западная аудитория, но какого чёрта в игре квесты уровня средненькой MMORPG? В игре около 160 второстепенных квестов, но интересных серди них штук 10.
    Плюсы:
    +Графика
    +Геймплей
    +Музыка

    Минусы:
    -Сюжет
    -Второстепенные квесты
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  6. Apr 5, 2018
    6
    Let's just start by saying I loved the first game. The main character was awesome, animation was simply amazing, the world beautiful, andLet's just start by saying I loved the first game. The main character was awesome, animation was simply amazing, the world beautiful, and story kept me glued to my tv for countless hours while trying to get all familiars. When I started playing the second one I felt the difference from the start. Everything that made the first game great was gone. This is the first game that makes me want to know more about Roland, who is not the main character, more than the main one( lets get something clear, if you're a president of a country with years of experience, will you really follow a silly little boy, who does not know a single thing when it comes to creating a country?). When it comes to building the actual structures, this is the first time I've encountered free online mmo strategies in a single player game. Want to upgrade this spell? WAIT 93 MINUTES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. I'm currently just waiting for the gold in my capital to GENERATE itself, you heard right, i'm not actually doing anything, just watching netflix waiting for it to be done, just like Farmville. Good thing it has an easy platinum so I can trade it back to the shop when I'm finished with it. (edit: I'm down to my last trophy and let me just say this, after finishing everything so far I have 1300 balls and the trophy is to get 2000. It would be ok if not for the fact that they are randomly generated.... this game literally sucks BALLS ^^) Expand
  7. Oct 8, 2018
    0
    I pretty much bought my PS4 to play this game. I can't rate it any higher, as I couldn't play it long enough. I love Joe Hisaishi's music, II pretty much bought my PS4 to play this game. I can't rate it any higher, as I couldn't play it long enough. I love Joe Hisaishi's music, I love Ghibli but this doesn't feel anything like it. There was terrible voice acting but even so it was better than when they just stop the voices to accompany the text with grunts of one word, the boy king was highly irritating. I play many games at once and this was so boring compared to others I was playing at the same time that I got rid of it because it gave me nothing to make me chose it over the others. I know this isn't Studio Ghibli but it tries to be and fails. Miyazaki is a legend for a reason, he cannot be replicated. Expand

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