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Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Second Country: The Queen of White Sacred Ash
Role Playing Game
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Release Date (US):
January 2013
Release Date (UK):
January 25th, 2013
Online Players:
Level-5, Studio Ghibli
Namco Bandai
RP [Rating Pending]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Exclusive to PlayStation 3.

About Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch sees a 13-year-old boy named Oliver handed a mysterious book by a fairy disguised as a doll, which he uses to explore vast and beautiful world of Ni No Kuni in an attempt to resurrected his deceased mother.



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If the dazzling production values don't win you over, the storyline, characters and engaging combat will.

We like

  • Looks and sounds amazing. Dazzling art-design and musical score.
  • Strong storyline that has genuine moments where you'll feel touched.
  • Engaging battle system that grows in challenge.

We dislike

  • Side-quests involving spells offer little challenge. You're just going through the motions.
  • Can be irritating when you just want to go from A to B quickly, but weak enemies keep attacking.

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You know a videogame has grabbed your full attention when you step into its world for the first time and six hours later you haven’t even moved for a toilet break. Generally, though not always, it tends to be role-playing games that have the power to absorb me in their open-world environments, lose me in their in-depth mechanics and keep me glued to the screen for hours on end, franchises like Oblivion, Final Fantasy and...



 In Ni No Kuni, you'll stumble upon a ghost named Horace who will task you with solviing a riddle. Get the answers right and you'll receive a unique spell.

Below you'll find the full list of riddle solutions...

Riddle 1

Location: Ding Dong Dell – Castle Entrance
Riddle Solution: Cast "Spirit Medium" spell
Reward: Makes more riddles available.

Riddle 2

Location: Al Mamoon – Fountain Square
Riddle Solution: "Dragon Of The West"
Reward: Draw Poison spell

Riddle 3

Location: Castaway Cove – Dock Bridge
Riddle Solution: "Finest Fiber"...

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch News

  • Ni no Kuni dev teases new game, 'will surprise all of you'

    The developer behind PlayStation 3-exclusive Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has teased it has a new game in the pipeline. Speaking to the folks at 4Gamer (via gamingbolt) Level-5 bigwig Akihiro Hino indicated the studio wants to offer something fresh for players amidst a sluggish era of ga...

  • Ni no Kuni 2 in development for PS4 -- Rumor

    A sequel to the critically-acclaimed Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is in development for PlayStation 4, according to well-known industry insider ‘thuway' (via Gearnuke). The insider mentioned a number of JRPGs that are coming to Sony’s next-generation console, though we already k...

  • Ni No Kuni sales hit 1.4 million worldwide

    Namco Bandai has announced that the Ni No Kuni franchise has moved 1.4 million copies globally since its inception in 2010. The original Ni No Kuni was released on Nintendo DS in Japan, but failed to see the light of day in the U.S. and Europe. PlayStation 3-exclusive follow-up Ni No Kuni: Wra...

  • Ni no Kuni spotted running on PS Vita, thanks to custom PS3 firmware

    Ever since last year's release of the PlayStation Vita, we have seen numerous PS3 titles become playable on PS Vita as a result of custom firmware updates. Now, it seems another big title has joined the ranks of Battlefield 3, Killzone 3, and Red Dead Redemption: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch...

  • U.K. Charts: Ni No Kuni claims the top spot

    Celebrated JRPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has cast its spell over the U.K. All Format Charts, landing in pole position. A collaborative effort between Studio Ghibli and Level-5, Ni No Kuni picked up rave reviews from critics following its launch last week, including’s Ste...

  • Ni No Kuni trailer asks, how far would you go to save someone you love?

    Namco Bandai has unleashed a new trailer for its cutesy JRPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Check it out below. Ni No Kuni was developed by Studio Ghibli and centres on Oliver, a 13-year-old boy who travels to a parallel world in an attempt to find his recently-deceased mother, Alice. ...

  • Go behind the scenes of PS3 exclusive Ni no Kuni

    Namco Bandai today released the final behind the scenes video for the making of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. The video features the game's composer and orchestral conductor, Joe Hisaishi. He arranged all the music in Ni no Kuni and walks us through his involvement in the early stages of...

  • Ni No Kuni delayed in Europe

    Namco Bandai has confirmed a delay of one week for the European release of Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. The vibrant PlayStation 3-exclusive RPG was originally pencilled in for release on January 25, 2013. However, it will now be released on February 1. Apparently, the delay is down t...

  • Ni No Kuni demo confirmed for U.S.

    PlayStation 3 owners will be able to test drive upcoming Namco Bandai RPG Ni No Kuni: The Wrath of the White Witch this week. A playable demo of the stunning-looking Level-5 outing will be made up for grabs in the U.S. via the PlayStation Store tomorrow. No word yet on whether European gamers ...

  • Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch screenshots

    Namco Bandai has released a vibrant batch of screenshots for upcoming JRPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Originally released in Japan in November 2011, Wrath of the White Witch will finally be making the transition to the U.S. and Europe in January 2013. Check out a couple of images be...

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Features

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