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Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom PRINCE’S EDITION Review

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom PRINCE’S EDITION Review

It has now been five years since the initial release of Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom on the PlayStation 4. Since that time, the series has released major games on other platforms, brought out another mobile title and a feature film. But, the main series of games has been left dormant. After replaying Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom as it releases on Xbox, I think I understand why.

In a completely standalone story to Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, Ni No Kuni II centres around a boy called Evan. Or, to give him his Sunday name, King Evan Pettiwhisker Tildrum, a young grimalkin – that is a human spliced with a cat – whose father has recently and surprisingly passed away. As he prepares to ascend to the throne himself, a coup occurs and the mouse-like Mausinger assumes control of Ding Dong Dell, declaring himself king and ordering the execution of Evan.

Whilst all this is happening, Roland, a human seemingly from our world who also happens to be the president of a powerful nation, is mysteriously transported into Ding Dong Dell and right into Evan’s bedroom. Before they have a chance to really understand what has happened, they must first escape the castle and surrounding areas to relative safety.

Together, with their various backgrounds of leading nations, they decide to create an