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The Witch and the Hundred Knight Revival Developed for PS4, Gets a Date in Japan

In the wake of the game’s “leak” and confirmation, Nippon Ichi Software have cemented a few more details about The Witch and the Hundred Knight Revival, their Playstation 4 port of last year’s Disgaea-like action RPG, The Witch and the Hundred Knight.

This version of the game is being developed for the PS4 home console, and will launch in Japan on September 25 this year. NIS have also released the first comparison screenshots from the ARPG, which you can see below; the first is from the PS4 port, and the second is from the PS3 version of the game. The most noticeable improvements are to lighting and resolution.

No plans for a Western release have been announced yet.

You can read our Witch and the Hundred Knight review here.

(Thanks, Dengeki.)

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11 comments
  1. TheCynicalReaper
    TheCynicalReaper
    April 21, 2015 at 8:53 am

    Diminishing returns, man.
    I hope the framerate and picture clarity help make up for it, as well as any fun additions they made

  2. Landale
    Landale
    April 21, 2015 at 8:59 am

    I see weapon sets there. That’ll be nice.
    Hopefully moving through unexplored portions of the maps don’t burn through Gcals quite so fast this time, I’d rather not spend so much time guiding Wikuk around to clear things up to avoid the burn again.

  3. Landale
    Landale
    April 21, 2015 at 9:11 am

    Two gameplay changes I know of so far:
    Weapon sets, so by the looks of it how you’ll be fighting can be much more varied. Especially if you’re permitted to switch set mid-combo.
    Playable Metallia according to the article on Gematsu.

    Hopefully the Facets are expanded on. There was little reason to ever us anything but Wonder Knight main, Marginal Gaze+Shinobi Assassin subs. Marginal Gaze switched out for Noble Raptor for a bit when you need to build Karma.

  4. dsadsada
    dsadsada
    April 21, 2015 at 11:34 am

    PS4 huh. I’m not disappointed. Hopefully they can avoid the random crashes and overheating problems with the new system.

  5. Sylveria Shini
    Sylveria Shini
    April 21, 2015 at 11:36 am

    Metallia being playable may actually sell me. I hate the design of the Hundred Knight.

  6. NicheGamer
    NicheGamer
    April 21, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    Not sure why your stating diminishing returns here. The higher resolution makes a pretty substantial difference.

    Also I’m pretty sure that image is a really exaggerated/poor analysis of diminishing returns:

    http://i.imgur.com/6vCXW0G.jpg

  7. TheCynicalReaper
    TheCynicalReaper
    April 22, 2015 at 1:37 am

    Yeah, I was stupid. Some guys told me about that already.
    Glad to see you know your stuff, though

  8. TheCynicalReaper
    TheCynicalReaper
    April 22, 2015 at 1:38 am

    Aw, I find him cute.

  9. TheCynicalReaper
    TheCynicalReaper
    April 22, 2015 at 1:39 am

    Nice, Landale.

    I really hope we can enjoy this game to the fullest

  10. TheSegaMan
    TheSegaMan
    April 22, 2015 at 3:07 am

    The addition of weapon sets, better resolution, and playable Metallia all sound like nice additions/improvements. I will need to here a lot more details before I decide if its worth buying or not though.

  11. TwinspectreGaming101
    TwinspectreGaming101
    April 22, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    i hope this game will be released in Europe too