The second Nioh is more than just a continuation of the legacy. The authors have been able to learn from the mistakes of the first game, and thanks to that this is an excellent action RPG that will not let you rest and you will want to keep playing. [Issue#303]
Nioh 2 takes the formula laid out by other soulslike games and manages to improve it at almost every turn. The game is both uniquely challenging and while still having the same addicting quality of other games in the genre. The addition of mechanics like the Yokai Shift manage to set Nioh 2 apart from the pack and add a layer of combat not seen in similar titles. Veterans and newcomers to the soulslike genre alike will get be able to squeeze dozens of hours out of Nioh 2.
Those same elements that made the first one so enjoyable, combine with a better story, better customization systems, better level design and more, make Nioh 2 a confident sequel that stands above the previous game and firmly establishes itself as its own kind of game. No longer should Nioh be compared to other games; those other games should be compared to Nioh 2.
Nioh 2 is one of the most improved sequels to a game that I've ever had the pleasure of playing. With top-notch gameplay and highly rewarding open-ended character progression systems, I simply can't wait to see how Nioh 3 is going to turn out.
An unforgiving action RPG that carefully expands upon the foundations laid by the first installment. The combat system is absolutely fantastic, but the RPG layers are perhaps too intricate for their own good.
While it may be incredibly similar to what came before it, Nioh 2 smartly adds yet more depth and mechanics to its engagements to make for one of the best combat systems around. Notwithstanding its poor skill trees, forgettable narrative, and minor balance issues, Team Ninja has put together gameplay excellence. An essential playthrough for anyone who considers themselves a fan of the original or From Software's output.
Theres a difference between Challenging balanced fun, and utter nonsense cheap bs.
This game seems fine for a bit, but its not hard to be hard challenging.
Its hard to be cheap, unfun garbage. i liked nioh 1, but nioh 2 just ****.
The movement and the combat in this game are as stiff as a brick. The environments are really, REALLY, ugly. I understand this game wants to set itself apart from Dark Souls, but it sure took a lot of inspiration from the series and it doesn't do a good job at all. The only real thing this game has going for itself is the how fast paced the combat is, but it's still really clunky and to me doesn't feel fluid at all.
SummaryMaster the lethal arts of the samurai as a mysterious half-human, half-supernatural Yokai warrior, in this challenging action RPG sequel. Explore violent Sengoku-era Japan and the deadly Dark Realm, both plagued with grotesque, merciless demons. Unsheathe your deadly weapons and cut down all enemies in your path using a revamped combat s...