Friday, September 16, 2011

My prayers have been answered: Ni no Kuni (PS3) coming to North America in early 2012

It seems like it was just yesterday that I was bemoaning the fact that the PS3 version of Level-5's Ni no Kuni may never see the light of day in North America. Oh, wait, it was just yesterday!

Anyway, it seems all of that bemoaning was for naught, as, according to, Level-5 president Akihiro Hino mentioned during a Tokyo Game Show 2011 interview panel held last night that an English version of Ni no Kuni will be brought stateside early next year.

A few of the questions bouncing around inside my befuddled brain as a result of Hino's announcement: How much will the English version cost (the Japanese version will cost ¥8,800, or about $115)? Who is going to publish it? Will Sony release the golden "Magical Edition" PS3 system here as well as in Japan?

See also: Previous Ni no Kuni posts


Viewtiful_Justin said... I REALLY need a PS3. I want this game SO HARD.

Bryan Ochalla said...

You know, Justin, I'm kind of hoping it completely sucks so that I can give up on my want of a PS3 for a bit :)

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Bryan Ochalla said...

Ha ha! My thoughts exactly, Anne!