(Japan) The Witch and the Hundred Knights Introduces Casual Mode

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

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The recently released JRPG The Witch and the Hundred Knights will soon be receiving an update patch that will give gamers a new difficulty option. In case Normal Mode is a little overwhelming for you, the patch will introduce a “Casual Mode” to make gameplay easier.

In Casual Mode, enemies’ attack strength and defense will be reduced, making it easier for players to take them down unscathed. For those worried about missing out on the game’s story, not to worry — there isn’t any penalty for switching difficulties. You’ll get the same story in Casual Mode as you would in Normal Mode. The switch between modes can be accomplished by talking to a NPC in-game (as seen below), and you’re free to go between the two as much as you want.

The Witch and the Hundred Knights Casual Mode NPC - oprainfall

The Witch and the Hundred Knights is a PlayStation 3 exclusive action RPG by Nippon Ichi Software that follows the antics of a Swamp Witch named Metallica as she battles against her bitter rival, the Forest Witch. Metallica utilizes the abilities of a single knight that can turn into an army of a hundred different units in battle. The title will be available in North America sometime later this year, and a European release is expected in 2014.

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  • davidvinc

    good. the older I get the less patience I have for difficult games. I just want something relaxing and fun. I play everything on easy.

  • Mr Voodoo Potato Head

    So, is there any reward for playing the game through on normal? I’d be pissed, as I always play the normal or hard mode.

    • James McEneely

      You get the satisfaction of pointing, laughing, and being a belligerent asshole to people who completed the game on Casual?

    • Mr Voodoo Potato Head

      Nah, I’d rather have a new game +. I like where your head’s at, though.

  • Liminal18

    This is on my PSN in Japanese right now, oh for a less kanji heavy hiragana and katakana game…