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  • Summary: Re-enter the animated world of Ni no Kuni in the sequel to the role-playing masterpiece developed by LEVEL-5.
    Explore a beautifully crafted world and experience the gripping story in an all-new RPG adventure. LEVEL-5 reunites with Yoshiyuki Momose on character design and Music created by
    Re-enter the animated world of Ni no Kuni in the sequel to the role-playing masterpiece developed by LEVEL-5.
    Explore a beautifully crafted world and experience the gripping 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.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. Mar 23, 2018
    95
    An absolute joy, like a whippy ice-cream on a hot summer’s day, it’s sweet and fun and you will want more.
  2. Mar 19, 2018
    90
    Without Evermore, Ni No Kuni 2 would have been good. Because of it, it's one of the best JRPGs on PC.
  3. Apr 24, 2018
    90
    Leave behind the headaches of everyday life and go out to save the kingdom of Ding Dong Dell. Whether you are a fan of Ghibli or not, Ni No Kuni II will grab you and won’t let go.
  4. Apr 1, 2018
    80
    Ni No Kuni II does not innovate, showing no remarkable mood to deviate from its safe zone, but this is also its charm. Allied by very beautiful visuals and an incredible soundtrack, Revenant Kingdom is highly recommended to traditional JRPG enthusiasts who know exactly what to expect from a game of its kind.
  5. Jun 6, 2018
    80
    Ni No Kuni II is truly a tale, deliberately naïve and full of colorful characters. The combination of different genres, JRPG, management and RTS, works well, as each style is interwoven with the others.
  6. Apr 15, 2018
    80
    Ni No Kuni II tells a nice fairy tale with an iconic Ghibli art style. But the combat system is not good enough, and the design of side quests need some second thoughts.
  7. Apr 18, 2018
    60
    Revenant Kingdom is one of those games that suffers for being a sequel to something that was a bit special. It's a good oddball JRPG. But Wrath of the White Witch had great storytelling, compelling characters, and epic boss fights. Revenant Kingdom just feels... smaller.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 40
  2. Negative: 7 out of 40
  1. Apr 9, 2018
    10
    this game kept me entertained for over 50 hours. beautifully made and a great story. a little to liner and hold your hand a little bit butthis game kept me entertained for over 50 hours. beautifully made and a great story. a little to liner and hold your hand a little bit but still a great game! Expand
  2. Apr 3, 2018
    10
    I played this game and it was awesome for starters the story is solid even if it aimed for kids but the gameplay is nice smooth also easyI played this game and it was awesome for starters the story is solid even if it aimed for kids but the gameplay is nice smooth also easy learn but hard to master.

    The Graphics looks solid not the best but still really good with nice visuals that looks like anime.

    The Characters are memorable and you can actually feel connected to them.

    The Empire building is nice even if it takes some time to research some magic

    The Side Quests are all solid and you can spread tons of hours trying to complete all the side quest and complete the whole story
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  3. Mar 23, 2018
    10
    Beautiful, Dynamic, and engaging story! I am new to th e game and story itself but I LOVE IT
  4. May 22, 2018
    7
    Ni no kuni II Revenant Kingdom
    Still a good game, but took a massive step back.
    Ni No Kuni 2 is less of a sequel and more of a 2nd
    Ni no kuni II Revenant Kingdom
    Still a good game, but took a massive step back.
    Ni No Kuni 2 is less of a sequel and more of a 2nd installment in a series..
    this game takes place many years into the future after the first ni no kuni, so playing the first game isn’t necessary to play this one. .however I would recommend you play that one instead..
    This is an action jrpg that telsl the story of evan who sets out to start his own kingdom and unite all the nations of the world.
    The story this time around is much less personal.. its vewry politics heavy.. hes just a child that wants to make the world a better place. .a lot of cgrowing and learning to hopefully become a great leader of this land and because of this less personal tale, I had less interest in how the game played out overall…
    The first game had a slow but beautiful build up and introduction to its characters, this time around everything is sped up, youre told your motives in passing, everything happens so fast, and I just found myself not caring.
    So no good story, were off to a bad start..
    Thankfully the gameplay and rpg ellements of this game keep you hooked for this games roughly 30 hour campaign..
    unfortunately also changed is the pokemon aspect.. youre no longer collecting monsters, instead theres an action rpg twist, when youre roaming the open lands youre in chibby form and youre pulled into a little arena to battle, and hwen youre in tighter spaced evrythiong is pulled in and its much more westernized where you hop right into battle and go, the combat system is much more simpler this time around, magic is rewarded quickly and spent with the hold of a trigger and the press of an action button, leaving combat to be fast and fluent requiring little strategy…
    however the strategy of the first game is what made me fall in love with it aside from the pokemon character collecting aspects..
    here not much thinking is required… hack and slash your way through battles..
    things are so easy that I found boss battles to be easer than regular random encounters…
    I still had fun with all of this though, opening chests and picking up loot, throwing loot on my part members which like the first game can be swapped through during battle at anytime, and you can bring up to 3 members into combat, gaining new party members as you get deeper into the story..
    There are also thewse little higgledy characters you can collect by trading them items that will join you to aid oyu in battle with elemental damage or healing you.
    the good of this game ends thers, in it combat..
    the rest it just sets out to take away all of the heart and charm this series had…
    theres and insane lack of cutscnes and voice acting here.. giving you more reason to not care whats going on.. theres a little siege battle mini game that adds absolutely nothing to the game, and the worst addition the kingdom management that sets out to turn this giant jrpg into a mobile game, if jrpgs weren’t long enough, you now have to wait hours in real time for your kingdom to collect currency for you to build stations and set out residence to do research so you can craft the best gear…
    you aren’t bothered with amanging this kingdom, but there are definitely speedbumps that stop story progression until you build your kingom up to a certain point…
    so youre forced to go out and do sidequests to recruit new citizens for your kingdom
    it feels like a giant time waster, I don’t necessarily hate that it’s a thing.. you are a little adorable king after all.. but I hate that its forced on you at times and runs on a free to play mobile game timer nonsense, I didn’t find the kingdom to be necessary at all as the combat is so easy here…
    but I do like the new fast travel options making this forced sidequest bit not too much of hassle..
    and I did love the design of this world its towns and its bosses…
    If theres one thing this series does right its world building…
    im disappointed that this isn’t more of what the first game was…
    but this is still a solid game..
    sure youll have to bite down and pull yourself through the mobile garbage, and skim theough the boring generic feeling story…
    but in between these bits is a great and addictive jrpg set in a world that feels connected and real.
    I give Ni No Kuni 2 Revenant Kingdom
    a 7.5/10
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  5. Jun 6, 2018
    6
    Serás un repartidor de Glovo
    Antes de entrar en detalle quiero decir que es EXTREMADAMENTE REPETITIVO
    Puntos a favor: -Visualmente te
    Serás un repartidor de Glovo
    Antes de entrar en detalle quiero decir que es EXTREMADAMENTE REPETITIVO

    Puntos a favor:
    -Visualmente te dejará embobado
    -Los personajes Tienen su encanto.
    -La gestión del reino te anima a completar misiones secundarias

    Puntos en contra:
    -Solo eres el chico de los recados de otros reinos.
    -cuando llevas 7 horas de juego ya sabes la estructura de las siguientes 20 algo que no debería verse como algo positivo
    -Evan, no tiene sangre y por ende transfondo.
    -Los jefes finales, son extremadamente aburridos y el
    combate más que un reto es un trámite
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  6. Jul 26, 2018
    5
    Se estiver esperando por um jogo desafiador bem parecido com este e com uma história infinitamente melhor, jogue Tales of Zestiria ou Tales ofSe estiver esperando por um jogo desafiador bem parecido com este e com uma história infinitamente melhor, jogue Tales of Zestiria ou Tales of Berseria (tanto faz), ambos dão de 10 a zero nesse em todos os sentidos (exceto graficamente, onde é o único ponto realmente positivo de Ni no Kuni II.
    Tudo no jogo é muito fácil, como em qualquer RPG que não traz qualquer necessidade de abordar uma estratégia para enfrentar qualquer inimigo. Vc basicamente só precisa estar no mesmo lvl que seu adversário e tudo correrá tranquilamente e extremamente fácil.
    A história é bem regular, não chega a ser tudo isso que a maioria das pessoas estão dizendo (acredito que tenha sido feito para crianças como alguns estão afirmando).
    O pior de tudo é o jogo nem deixar a gente escolher a dificuldade, já que não existe essa escolha, então tu terá que jogar na dificuldade padrão, não existe médio e difícil, apenas fácil (mas não aparece a opção de fácil no jogo, só estou dizendo isso pq o próprio é extremamente fácil de jogar)
    Se vc já for maturo o suficiente provavelmente não irá gostar tanto assim do jogo então te recomendo os dois jogos a cima por terem um combate mais parecido.
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  7. Feb 14, 2019
    0
    Pros:
    - Beautiful art
    - Good Japanese voice acting - Smooth combat Cons: - Terribly thin and generic story. Early teens or kids might
    Pros:
    - Beautiful art
    - Good Japanese voice acting
    - Smooth combat

    Cons:
    - Terribly thin and generic story. Early teens or kids might like it though
    - Games tries to do too many things and makes the entire game shallow
    - Shameless copying of sounds from Zelda Breath of the Wild
    - Turn based is still better. Might've been good to see X-Com style combat instead of the poorly executed warfare combat.
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