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Ni No Kuni 2 will adopt 'more adult perspective' but won't scrimp on humour

 

Level 5 and Bandai Namco's first Ni No Kuni game was exclusive to PlayStation 3, however we learned this year that, rather surprisingly, its follow-up—Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom—is heading to PC. A November 10 launch date was revealed at E3 this week, which was supervened by a more indepth look at its gorgeous and completely overhauled battle system. Now, series creator and Level 5 co-founder Akihiro Hino has spoken of his sequel's shift in tone and perspective, but also suggests humour will typically underscore the game's narrative much similar to its forerunner. Chatting with Polygon, Hino highlights perspective as the biggest change this time round.

"There's a lot of changes but I think the biggest one is a shift in perspective," he says. In the first game a lot of the perspective was from the point of view of a child whereas now we are looking at it from a more adult perspective. "In the first game we witnessed the child lea

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