Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom
Summary: Just short of genre-defining, Ni no Kuni 2 remains as a substantial improvement over the original. With as appealing JRPG storyline and a charming cast of characters, there's a lot to love.
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Not the charmer its predecessor was, but a jolly 40 hour epic with dashing combat and an engrossing empire-building subgame.
Without Evermore, Ni No Kuni 2 would have been good. Because of it, it's one of the best JRPGs on PC.
Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom distinguishes itself from its predecessor by layering fast-paced, real-time combat and an engaging kingdom building system atop more traditional RPG systems and quests. It's a shame it delivers so few truly memorable characters and restricts so much of its storytelling to text on screen, but by the end of Ni No Kuni 2 the broader themes certainly resonate and the 40+ hour journey has been well worth it.
A Japanese role-player that everyone can enjoy, and which mixes old school influences and some interesting innovations to charming effect.
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is the RPG adventure that's like shooting sunshine right into your veins. So clear your calendar, because Level-5 is about fill it with monsters, magic, and city management.
Plenty of short- and long-term goals keep you invested, and you are thrown into the action relatively quickly. Watching your kingdom grow and flourish is the biggest draw, though the battles also provide simple fun
Ni no Kuni 2 aims for a lot of different targets: world-spanning story, management sim, recruitment game and solid combat experience. Against all odds, it manages to hit them all in a way that very few games in its genre can manage.
Ni No Kuni 2's adorable exterior masks the impressive RPG within.
Ni no Kuni II is a very good role-playing game, one full of satisfying mechanics and fun battles