ESRB Rates Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Prince’s Edition For Nintendo Switch

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The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has issued a rating for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Prince’s Edition on Nintendo Switch, which suggests that LEVEL-5’s role-playing game is coming to the portable home console.

It was previously released for PlayStation 4 and PC back in March 2018, and is a sequel to Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – which has since been treated to a Nintendo Switch port – but was set hundreds of years after the events that had unfolded in the original game.

“This is an adventure role-playing game in which players assume the role of a man helping a half-human child to defeat an evil force,” the ESRB rating reads. “From a third-person perspective, players explore environments and engage in melee combat against fantasy creatures (e.g., half-human soldiers, skeletons, monsters). Players use swords, fireballs, pistols, arrows, and hammers to defeat enemies. Combat is highlighted by impact sounds, cries of pain, and occasional gunfire. A handful of cutscenes depict quick splashes of blood when characters are shot.”

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom once again promised players “an unforgettable adventure which blurs the line between animated feature film and video game.” After the young king Evan is overthrown in a coup, he must set out to found a new kingdom, reunite his world and protect those that inhabit it from the dark forces that threaten them.

After being overthrown in a coup, the young king Evan sets out on an extraordinary quest to found a new kingdom, unite his world and protect its inhabitants from the dark forces that threaten them.

The game sold more than 900,000 copies around the world in the months after it released, and was met with a positive reception from critics – receiving an 84 Metascore on Metacritic.

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