FIRST 10 MINUTES | PS3 Sunday, January 27, 2013 | 9:40 AM

Our videos of Ni Ko Kuni

Our videos of Ni Ko Kuni

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will finally hit the European shelves in a few days and since we received our copy of the game, we figured you might want to watch a bunch of videos. We chose to play the game with Japanese voices but you can also select the English ones if it's more your thing. Here are two videos to begin with, more will come as soon as possible. Enjoy!
Update 2: The last 2 videos we promised yesterday are now up.


Landscapes
The First 10 Minutes #1
The First 10 Minutes #2
Encounter of the 3rd kind
New world and first fights
BlimBlim in action

All comments

Commented on 2013-01-26 16:28:12
Not gonna watch the vids, but i'm looking forward to playing this. First game of 2013. Good start to the year.
Commented on 2013-01-26 16:32:59
If only someone would lend me his PS3 for a few days, i'd buy it instantly.
Commented on 2013-01-26 17:10:30
Videos make the game look amazing, Just wish it didnt have that daft Pokemon fighting style in it :( Think im going to pick it up anyway give it a chance and hope the fights dont annoy me too much.
Commented on 2013-01-26 17:44:53
Haven't played anything on any console in a long time (unless you count Temple Run). Will give this a try as it /looks/ pretty sweet.
Commented on 2013-01-26 18:15:38
Defiantly going to buy this, The first Jrpg I will have played in years. Nice game to start off 2013
Commented on 2013-01-26 18:18:14
This is on my must to play list of PS3 titles which I will get to once I have some time....so many games on my backlog....I will never catch up
Commented on 2013-01-26 20:19:25
still haven't broken the seal on mines yet - maybe when I come back from Vacation :D
Commented on 2013-01-26 21:10:49
My bro got this game yesterday and I must say it's pure beauty to watch!!!
Commented on 2013-01-26 21:36:52 In reply to SplitTongue
Posted by SplitTongue
If only someone would lend me his PS3 for a few days, i'd buy it instantly.
Forcing my friend atm to borrow me his ps3 lol
Commented on 2013-01-26 22:52:09
graphics are downright dissapointing, going how good they looked without HD videos.

Characters Cellshade is good, but the scenery or is eitheir blured or the textures are hit or (mostly) miss. Eternal Sonata has half a decade and doesn't look that worse, even say better in some stuff.
Commented on 2013-01-26 23:04:52
Nit picky remarks on here make me want to put a screwdriver through my eye sometimes
Commented on 2013-01-26 23:23:01 In reply to nostradamus
Very easily one of the best-looking console games I've seen. Absolutely gorgeous.

Fortunately, the gameplay is every bit as good as the graphics.
Commented on 2013-01-26 23:37:15 In reply to nostradamus
Posted by nostradamus
Characters Cellshade is good, but the scenery or is eitheir blured or the textures are hit or (mostly) miss. Eternal Sonata has half a decade and doesn't look that worse, even say better in some stuff.
You'd go with a Crysis HD-Texture Mod and probably still complain about textures being blurry. :-P
Plus: Eternal Sonata has an absolutely childish & pukeworthy artstyle (+ no free roaming, fixed angles and such) while this is admittedly childlike (+ the free roaming) but is still enjoyable for grown ups, just like the Ghibli movies. Eternal Sonata may look better in cutscenes than this ingame, but that's about it...
Commented on 2013-01-27 01:10:46
wow..after all this time. Just when the PS3 is about to usher in the PS4 (or whatever they're gonna call their next console) we finally get a decent JRPG.
Commented on 2013-01-27 14:50:12 In reply to SplitTongue
Posted by SplitTongue
You'd go with a Crysis HD-Texture Mod and probably still complain about textures being blurry. :-P
Plus: Eternal Sonata has an absolutely childish & pukeworthy artstyle (+ no free roaming, fixed angles and such) while this is admittedly childlike (+ the free roaming) but is still enjoyable for grown ups, just like the Ghibli movies. Eternal Sonata may look better in cutscenes than this ingame, but that's about it...
He is just trolling as usual. The game looks beautiful
Commented on 2013-01-27 23:32:00 In reply to gow_fan
Posted by gow_fan
He is just trolling as usual. The game looks beautiful
you are just butthurt as usua godofwarfan, as it costs admitting the truth. it's called a opinion of a demo, and it's not entirely subjective, as there is lots of jRPGs in the market and a few with more solid visuals.
Commented on 2013-01-27 23:35:07 In reply to gow_fan
Posted by gow_fan
He is just trolling as usual. The game looks beautiful
Truth, the guys transparent as fuck.
Commented on 2013-01-28 10:53:19 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
Truth, the guys transparent as fuck.
And that's an understatement.
Commented on 2013-01-28 16:02:36
gonna buy this soon as get some cash, love L5 games

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