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Ni No Kuni 2 shows off its new RTS skirmishes and traditional role-playing

Joe Donnelly
 

First slated for release in late 2017, Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is now expected on March 23 this year. While we wait, Level-5 and Bandai Namco have spent the past few weeks showcasing elements of the whimsical role-player's combat, exploration and story. Now, the publisher has dropped its second 'Demo Walkthrough' that first shows off one of the game's RTS-driven skirmishes, before then talking us through a more traditional slice of JRPG fare.

 
 
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom - Demo Walkthrough #2 | PS4, PC

Running just over 25 minutes, the first portion of the footage below (from the beginning to around the 7. 30 mark) portrays the same skirmish mission I tackled at Gamescom last year, wherein protagonist Evan battles a band of hostile bandits in the Heartlands. Read my thoughts on that in full over here.

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