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  • Summary: Master 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 allMaster 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 system and the ability to transform into a full Yokai to unleash devastating paranormal powers. Expand
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  1. Positive: 84 out of 91
  2. Negative: 0 out of 91
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Jul 23, 2020
    100
    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]
  2. Mar 11, 2020
    90
    Nioh 2 is a balanced and beautiful game. It will certainly frustrate you to the point where you will want to walk away, but that first victory over a big bad demon will ignite a thirst in you to continue your difficult journey through ancient Japan. This game is not for the weak of heart, but most know that going into it.
  3. CD-Action
    Apr 17, 2020
    90
    It should be called ‘Nioh squared’ because it’s a monstrous game. A simply fantastic time eater. [05/2020, p.48]
  4. Mar 25, 2020
    85
    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.
  5. Mar 10, 2020
    84
    Nioh 2 adds some tweaks to a great combat system, with important features that open up a lot of customizations. Nonetheless the recycle of assets shows a creative impasse and an alarming lack of fresh ideas.
  6. Mar 12, 2020
    80
    Ultimately, that excruciating difficulty and the feeling it evokes are baked into Nioh's DNA, though, and its boss fights remain compelling even as they vex and frustrate. Though it sometimes feels like a curse as you play, it is a testament that Nioh 2 successfully grabs and holds your complete attention so close for so long.
  7. Mar 26, 2020
    50
    The game is limited by the static nature of its mission-based structure and the protagonist’s severe lack of motivation.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 51 out of 330
  1. Jun 21, 2020
    10
    SOOOOOOO much fun. Play it all night. Play it all day. Then play it again and again.
  2. Mar 28, 2020
    10
    Team Ninja made a great game with a few new touches to the old game.

    Great new yokai form vere large skill tree and Great boss desing
  3. Mar 13, 2020
    10
    Team Ninja made a great game with a few new touches to the old game.

    Great new yokai form vere large skill tree and Great boss desing
  4. Jan 17, 2022
    9
    Really a good game, i enjoyed it !
    New Yokai form is a bit weird but interesting.

    I recommand it
  5. May 16, 2022
    8
    For $20 I had a lot of fun with this. Just felt like more Nioh, and I'm ok with that. Got a lot of time out of this, had loads of funFor $20 I had a lot of fun with this. Just felt like more Nioh, and I'm ok with that. Got a lot of time out of this, had loads of fun customizing my character and optimizing my build, died a lot, and didn't have a bad time with any of it. All and all, not that bad Expand
  6. Mar 14, 2020
    6
    Nothing has really changes from the first chapter. This should have been a dlc
  7. Jul 14, 2020
    0
    This game is nothing new it brought nothing new to the table it was same as the first one

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