The OG (And Superior) Ni No Kuni Is Getting The Remaster Treatment

Bandai Namco have publicly announced the last of their three major leaks from E3 this year, and it’s a remastered rendition of Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch.

The game was originally released for the Nintendo DS and PlayStation 3, but the latter will be receiving the remaster treatment for Playstation 4 and PC. The Nintendo Switch version will be based on the original PS3 version instead.

Originally developed by Level-5, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’s story unfolds through animation storyboarded and created by the legendary Studio Ghibli, with music composed by award-winning musician Joe Hisaishi. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch tells the charming yet tragic story of Oliver, a young boy who embarks on a journey to another world in the hope of bringing back his mother following a tragic incident. With a copy of the Wizard’s Companion in hand and his pal Drippy by his side, Oliver must traverse exotic lands to tame familiars, take on malevolent foes, and overcome the countless challenges that stand between him and his mother’s salvation.

The game was a co-production between LEVEL-5 and Studio Ghibli, and it’s turn-based combat combined with it’s charming art style made it one of the more captivating RPGs  of the last generation.

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered launches September 20th 2019.