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Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch "Story Pixel Remix" promo video released

Don't watch if you haven't played the game!

We’ve teamed up with Dutton films to give you a pixelated retelling of Oliver’s journey in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Relive Level-5’s classic tale today on Nintendo Switch. Music and animation by Dutton Films.

The breathtaking world of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch arrives on Switch

Ready for a magical adventure?

Santa Clara, CA., (September 20, 2019) - Leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today released Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered™, an enhanced version of 2013’s beloved action role-playing game featuring upgraded graphics on PlayStation 4 and STEAM. The original version of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is also be available on Nintendo Switch, marking its official debut on a handheld platform.

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered on PlayStation 4 and PC features brilliant new visual enhancements, giving PlayStation 4 players the ability to enjoy the game at 1080p resolution and with a super-smooth frame rate of 60 frames per second (fps). PlayStation 4 Pro users can also opt for a true 4K resolution at 30 fps, or 1440p at 60fps. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch on Nintendo Switch is the first handheld iteration of the acclaimed title, letting Switch players experience the game with 720p resolution at 30 fps while docked in TV mode at home, or in handheld mode on the go. The game retains the same dynamic fight system combining real-time action and turn-based tactical elements, as well as the dozens of locations and hundreds of creatures that comprise the vast universe of Ni no Kuni.

Developed by LEVEL-5, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’s tale unfolds through animation storyboarded and created by the legendary Studio Ghibli, with music composed by award-winning musician Joe Hisaishi. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch tells the charming yet tragic story of Oliver, a young boy who embarks on a journey to another world—one filled with familiars and foes—in hopes of bringing back his mother following a tragic incident. With a copy of the Wizard’s Companion book in hand and trusted friend Drippy by his side, Oliver must traverse exotic lands to tame familiars and take on malevolent foes. With his newly formed team of friends and familiars, it’s up to Oliver to overcome the challenges of personal growth and fierce enemies in order to save his mom.

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - more gameplay

Journey back to the other world in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. LEVEL-5’s classic tale comes to Nintendo Switch™ for the first time. Join Oliver as he embarks on an adventure through a world inhabited by new friends and ferocious foes alike in the hopes of bringing back his mother after a tragic incident. With a copy of the Wizard’s Companion in his hand and his trusty friend Drippy by his side, he will travel across this rich fantasy world to tame familiars, take on enemies, and overcome the countless challenges that stand between him and his mother’s salvation.

Fan celebrates the launch of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch with crocheted Mr. Drippy

Now that's some fine fan art

Mr. Drippy is one of the most endearing characters in Ni no Kuni, and now he lives on in crocheted form! This is an amazing piece of fan-art from Jen Hayes, who's obviously quite skilled when it comes to crochet! If you fancy yourself a crocheter as well, you'll be happy to know that the patterns for both Mr. Drippy and the cursed Mr. Drippy are available to download! You can check them out here and here.

Thanks to Andrew for the heads up!

Check out another batch of screens and art for Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Check out more screens and art here

Journey back to the other world in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. LEVEL-5’s classic tale comes to Nintendo Switch™ for the first time. Join Oliver as he embarks on an adventure through a world inhabited by new friends and ferocious foes alike in the hopes of bringing back his mother after a tragic incident. With a copy of the Wizard’s Companion in his hand and his trusty friend Drippy by his side, he will travel across this rich fantasy world to tame familiars, take on enemies, and overcome the countless challenges that stand between him and his mother’s salvation.

Japanese launch trailer and promo video for Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch released

Feel the wrath

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch hits Switch on Sept. 20th, 2019 worldwide. We've already shared the North American launch trailer, but now we have the Japanese trailer as well, on top of a promo video that acts as an intro to the game. Check out both in this post!

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - more footage

Journey back to the other world in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. LEVEL-5’s classic tale comes to Nintendo Switch™ for the first time. Join Oliver as he embarks on an adventure through a world inhabited by new friends and ferocious foes alike in the hopes of bringing back his mother after a tragic incident. With a copy of the Wizard’s Companion in his hand and his trusty friend Drippy by his side, he will travel across this rich fantasy world to tame familiars, take on enemies, and overcome the countless challenges that stand between him and his mother’s salvation.

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch gets a launch trailer

Enter the world of Ni no Kuni!

16th September, 2019 – London, UK: Featuring enhanced and upgraded visuals and design, players will experience the tale of Oliver on his enchanting journey to retrieve his mother from another world, as Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered arrives on PlayStation®4 and PC.

Also out on 20th September, 2019, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch on Nintendo Switch is the first handheld iteration of the acclaimed title, letting Switch players experience the game in TV mode at home, or in handheld mode on the go. The game retains the same dynamic fight system combining real-time action and turn-based tactical elements, as well as the dozens of locations and hundreds of creatures that comprise the vast universe of Ni no Kuni.

Developed by LEVEL-5, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’s tale unfolds through animation storyboarded and created by the legendary Studio Ghibli, with music composed by award-winning musician Joe Hisaishi. For more info about Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch or other BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe products, follow us on Facebook or Twitter, or subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Japanese commercial released

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is launching for Switch on Sept. 20th, 2019. Hopefully the port isn't being lost in the shuffle with the Switch Lite and The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening coming out the same day. Ni no Kuni started life on a portable, so seeing it hit Switch really is the perfect way to relive the original!

Check out the reversible cover for Ni no Kuni

Gorgeous art on display

Bandai Namco has shown off the reversible cover for the physical version of Ni no Kuni, which features more gorgeous artwork for the game. This just makes for one more reason to snatch up the retail version! Make sure to lock in your preorder now at your retailer of choice.

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