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Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies' Japanese launch trailer

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies for 3DS will be available later this week on February 28 in Japan. For those with the ability to comprehend Japanese, here's the latest trailer for the game. Still no word on international release window....

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Namco brings more Ni no Kuni stock to the UK following sellouts

Namco Bandai assured us it's making available more, limited stock of Ni no Kuni to the UK's leading retailers this week following widespread reports of it selling out across the country. The Level-5 and Studio Ghibli PS3 game was the surprise leader of this week's UK charts, becoming the first JRPG...

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Free Ni No Kuni familiar Draggle makes eyes at North America Feb. 12

In Europe, a free Ni No Kuni familiar – they're essentially monsters you defeat, recruit and then train to fight for you – has been available for download. On February 12, Namco Bandai will extend the gesture to North America and offer the same critter, named Draggle, as a free...

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Ni no Kuni PSN EU download not working, being republished

European PS3 owners who pre-ordered Ni no Kuni on PSN are still waiting for the game following download issues. Although the game, out today in Europe and Australasia, can be downloaded, when you try to play it a message appears saying it isn't installed properly. PlayStation Europe says it's...

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Namco Bandai denies collusion with eBay reseller amid Ni no Kuni Wizard's Edition shortage

After some orders for the Wizard's Edition of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch started being mysteriously cancelled, Namco Bandai stepped forward to clarify that the special edition had been oversold, that the issue was caused by an error in its e-commerce provider's software and that said...

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Ni no Kuni Wizard's Edition oversold, some orders being canceled

The special "Wizard's Edition" of Level 5's Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, available exclusively through Namco Bandai's online shop, has been oversold, resulting in a multitude of issues for those that placed orders while the package was supposedly still in stock. Digital River, the...

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Metareview: Ni no Kuni

Level-5's Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch delivers that Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle) animation charm like it's tapped into a fascination factory. Reviewers were pulled into the game by its engrossing world, but the gameplay they found there is where things begin to...

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Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies unravels in Japan on February 28

Luke, a true gentleman should always be aware that Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies releases in Japan on February 28. The 3DS game is the final entry in the Layton prequel trilogy, and the last to star the hatted pointer as a protagonist. Release dates for other regions aren't yet known,...

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New Ghost Watch screens live among us

We don't know much about Ghost Watch (known as Youkai Watch in Japan), but these new screens show the game's Sakura New Town as being a pretty normal place to live, according to a Siliconera translation. That's if you don't count having monster neighbors as being out of the ordinary, and not the...

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Behind the scenes of Ni No Kuni's art style

This latest development diary for Ni No Kuni focuses on the game's art style, pioneered by world renowned Japanese animation company Studio Ghibli. As you might expect, literally every single thing about Ghibli's creative process is completely adorable, even the old dudes. Especially the old...

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