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Ni No Kuni Delayed to 2013

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During today's Global Gamer's Day conference in Las Vegas, Namco Bandai announced that the Western release of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has been delayed to 2013.<br/><br/>The game was <a target="_blank" href="http://ps3.ign.com/articles/121/1218792p1.html" target="_blank">previously announced</a> with a release window of winter of 2012 for North America, but has now been confirmed to be headed to North America and Europe simultaneously in the first quarter of 2013.<br/><br/> <object id="vid_cd549c8f8d9acf587ab2c42b0e37757f" class="ign-videoplayer" width="468" height="293" data="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/js/../swf/IGNPlayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="movie" value="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/js/../swf/IGNPlayer.swf"/><param name="" value="true"/><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"/><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000"/><param name="flashvars" value="url=http://www.ign.com/videos/2011/12/02/ni-no-kuni-exploring-the-world-map"/><param name="wmode" value="opaque"/></object> <br/><br/>Ni no Kuni was released in Japan on November 17, 2011. In the past, developer Level-5 noted that the game's prolonged Western translation due to the company's goal of localizing the game "with the same level of quality and attention to detail that fans of Level-5 and Studio Ghibli have come to expect."<br/><br/>Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is one of PlaySation 3's <a target="_blank" href="http://ps3.ign.com/articles/122/1222485p2.html" target="_blank">biggest upcoming exclusives</a>. For a look at what makes the game so special, check out <a target="_blank" href="http://ps3.ign.com/articles/121/1213880p1.html" target="_blank">our detailed look at the game's features</a>.<br/><br/>Source: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.siliconera.com/2012/04/11/ni-no-kuni-wrath-of-the-white-witch-slips-to-q1-2013/" target="_blank">Siliconera</a><br/><br/><DIV CLASS="IGNE_divider"></DIV><br/><br/><i>Andrew Goldfarb is IGN's associate news editor. Keep up with pictures of the latest food he's been eating by <a target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/garfep" target="_blank">following him on Twitter</a> or <a target="_blank" href="http://people.ign.com/garfep" target="_blank">IGN</a></i>.<LINK REL="stylesheet" HREF="http://guidesmedia.ign.com/guides/uni/IGNE_style.css" TYPE="text/css"><br><br><br/><br/>&#169;2012-04-11, IGN Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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