Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Video Review – Absolutely Magical

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Video Review

Fan’s of heart wrenching, emotional, and all around good feeling JRPGs rejoice: The sequel to 2010’s Ni No Kuni has finally arrived. Somehow a sleeper hit to most of western audiences, Ni No Kuni was a JRPG that did everything right. It was tugged the heartstrings, it challenged the player, and it made you fall in love with its beautiful graphics and adorable cast. Waiting this long for the sequel has been agonizing but finally, Ni No Kuni II is here. Set quite a long time after the events of the previous game, Ni No Kuni 2 will see an all-new cast of characters as the Cat and Mouse tribes find themselves locked in a war over the throne of the land.

Have we grasped your attention yet? Are you already an avid fan of the Ni No Kuni series? Check out our video review below to see what we thought of the highly anticipated sequel.

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is an open world, third-person JRPG with a linear story system that continues the anime-style art of the first game. The story follows the war between the Cat and Mouse tribes, as the Mouse tribe uses a coup d’etat to overthrow the boy king’s –¬†Evan Pettiwhisker Tildrum – rule. Evan encounters Roland, a visitor from another world who becomes his protector, and Tani, a daughter of air pirates. The game features combat using all three characters which can be swapped on the fly, as well as two kinds of open world – the combat system and an overworld which puts the characters in Chibi form.


Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is available March 23rd on PlayStation 4 and PC. For more information, check the game’s official website.