If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

An ode to Ni No Kuni's excellent (and sometimes disturbing) puns

Ready for some white barf?

There are many things I found frustrating about Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, but its superb deployment of puns never failed to delight. I love a good bit of wordplay, and the shops signs of Oliver's hometown of Motorville deserve a particularly special mention, I think. Billed as a kind of quintessential 1950s American city, you'll occasionally pop back here from time to time to visit old friends or discover what's troubling their 'soul mate' back in the game's fantasy world, but it's also a delight to just potter up and down the high street taking in its glorious shop signs - especially when some of them are just downright bizarre.

Read the rest of this article with an RPS Premium subscription

To view this article you'll need to have a Premium subscription. Sign up today for access to more supporter-only articles, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and game discounts. Your support helps us create more great writing about PC games.

See more information
In this article
Related topics
About the Author
Katharine Castle avatar

Katharine Castle


Katharine is RPS' editor-in-chief, which means she's now to blame for all this. After joining the team in 2017, she spent four years in the RPS hardware mines. Now she leads the RPS editorial team and plays pretty much anything she can get her hands on. She's very partial to JRPGs and the fetching of quests, but also loves strategy and turn-based tactics games and will never say no to a good Metroidvania.