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2013 Gaming in Review: What were the best games this year?

We can all agree that 2013 was a wonderful year for gaming. With all the awesome games releases, plus two new consoles, we had our hands full!

In this post, I’ll detail the best games I played this year as well as some others I have yet to enjoy. Of course, keep in mind that I didn’t play all of this year’s releases. For example, I still haven’t played The Last of Us or Grand Theft Auto V (shame on me!). But I’ve played plenty of other games, namely a lot of RPGs, and after telling you my best games of the year, I will want to know yours!

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[PS3 Review] Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, a heart-warming tale of a young boy named Oliver who embarks on a journey into a parallel world in an attempt to bring his mother back from the dead. Along the way, Oliver makes new friends and adopts many of the wonderful creatures that inhabit the world, raising them to battle other creatures on his behalf as he takes on formidable enemies. Developed by LEVEL-5 alongside Studio Ghibli, the legendary animation studio, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch combines beautiful animated visuals, masterful storytelling and a sweeping score into an epic role-playing adventure like no other.

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is the latest Japanese-RPG from game developer LEVEL-5 (Dark Cloud, Dragon Quest VIII, Professor Layton) and an anime studio called Studio Ghibli. This game is an HD remake of Ni no Kuni, a Nintendo DS game that was exclusively released in Japan in 2010 .

I’ve played through Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch completely and my experience with this game is one that’ll remember for a long time! Almost everything is perfectly done and even if there are a few minor hiccups through the adventure, this game is definitively one of the top PS3 JRPGs!

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Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Demo Impressions

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, a heart-warming tale of a young boy named Oliver, who embarks on a journey into a parallel world in an attempt to bring his mother back from the dead. Along the way, Oliver makes new friends and adopts many of the wonderful creatures that inhabit the world, raising them to battle other creatures on his behalf as he takes on formidable enemies. Developed by LEVEL-5 alongside Studio Ghibli, the legendary animation studio, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch combines beautiful animated visuals, masterful storytelling and a sweeping score into an epic role-playing adventure like no other.

A demo for the upcoming JRPG Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is now available on the PSN. This is one of the upcoming games I was the most hyped to play in early 2013, and I’ll share with you my impressions of the demo.

Long story short, the demo blew my mind.

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Ni No Kuni Western Release Delayed

I am a bit disappointed in the news of Level-5 and Studio Ghibli Western release of Ni No Kuni been delayed to 2013. According to publisher Namco Bandai, The game’s American release has been pushed back to 2013, instead of Winter 2012.

Looking forward for this game. If you haven’t watched the English trailer, go ahead and do so.

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