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Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch Remastered - Review scores round-up
By Sam Jones - 20th Sep 2019News
What critics and gamers are saying about the remastered action-adventure game
Bandai Namco and LEVEL-5’s classic tale makes a welcome return to Steam PC this week as Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch gets the remastered treatment.
After suffering a tragic incident, protagonist Oliver embarks on an adventure through a world inhabited by new friends and ferocious foes alike in the hopes of bringing his mother back.
The remastered anime adventure RPG takes everything that you loved from its original outing over six years ago and brings into the modern light with 4K resolution support - making an already breathtaking game even more colorful and magical than ever before.
But, what have the critics and gamers being saying about the remaster so far?
What are critics saying about Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch Remastered?
At the time of writing, Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch Remastered had received 'Positive' rating on Steam and an overall score of 85 on Metacritic. Here's what some critics have been saying about the game so far:
Video Chums - "Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will always be one of the best JRPGs ever. It perfectly combines a heartfelt story of a young lad on a mission with supremely enjoyable gameplay all set in a breathtaking world" - 94/100
Hobby Consolas - "6 years after its original release, Ni No Kuni Remastered is still a beautiful J-RPG with great music and a moving story, that looks incredible in 4K resolution" - 90/100
The Games Machine - "This remastered version preserves all the magic of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch and delivers it to all PC and PS4 owners. A highly recommended experience" - 90/100
Multiplayer.it - "Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered is a technically well made conversion, with which the original game returns to shine" - 90/100
God is a Geek - "Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered makes sufficient improvements to the visuals, bringing the same incredible JRPG to PC and PS4 without leaving any detail behind" - 90/100
Everyeye.it - "A solid, enthralling and artistically superb JRPG, as well as a clear example of how much the Japanese role-playing game still has much to say" - 85/100
What have gamers said about the game?
Steam user ashdust said "Ni No Kuni is chock full of heart and evokes, to me at least, that sense of adventure one gets from The Goonies, The Neverending Story, etc.
"If you love Miyazaki/Ghibli films, you've got to check out this game. If you're a sucker for classic fairy tales like me, you've got to check out this game. If you're a JRPG fan, you DEFINITELY need to check out this game"
Steam user loudmog says "Everyone should play this game. It is beautiful"
Twitter user @zsantetsuken said "One of the best JRPG ever made is coming to PC, Switch and PS4. If you love Ghibli and RPG you will love this game! Can't wait to play Ni No Kuni this weekend"
Twitter user @gabeplg added "@BandaiNamcoUS @BandaiNamcoEU @BandaiNamcoUK Can't thank you guys enough for bringing Ni No Kuni WoTWW to the PC! It's such a fantastic game, and one of the main reasons I bought a PS3 back in the day.
"Never thought I'd see this one on Steam, and yet here we are. Thanks!"