The mysterious origins of Level 5 and how it got its name are revealed.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is the follow-up to the surprisingly good fantasy RPG from Level 5. Then again, they’re always used to being the underdogs. But today, we finally get a look behind the scenes of the upcoming PS3 port and learn about the origins of Level 5, along with going on a tour of the company’s headquarters located in Fukuoka, Japan.
Level 5 CEO Akihiro Hino talks about the founding of the studio, its development and creative principles. The reason behind the name “Level 5”? The desire to make 5-star products like a 5-star restaurant. Yes, believe it or not, the company name was inspired indirectly by food.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is actually the adaptation of the Nintendo DS version of the same, and is slated to release for PS4 on January 22nd 2013. A demo is currently available on the Playstation Network.