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  • Summary: Take up your sword and travel to Japans blood-bathed Sengoku period an era ravaged by warring states and dark, malevolent forces and cut a violent path through the land as the masterless samurai, William. Cross blades in brutal hand-to-hand combat, wielding swords, axes, spears and evenTake up your sword and travel to Japans blood-bathed Sengoku period an era ravaged by warring states and dark, malevolent forces and cut a violent path through the land as the masterless samurai, William. Cross blades in brutal hand-to-hand combat, wielding swords, axes, spears and even war hammers against foes both human and demon. Endure the vicious encounters and learn from your mistakes: each death will bring you resurrection and each resurrection a greater resolve to overcome your foes. Expand
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  1. Positive: 97 out of 100
  2. Negative: 0 out of 100
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Mar 18, 2017
    100
    Hellishly challenging and entertaining tribute to the From Software games. The authors didn´t copy the originals – on the contrary they weren´t afraid of many drastic changes. So, the overall experience was pushed in a big way in a different direction. [Issue#272]
  2. Feb 15, 2017
    95
    Saying that Nioh is a “Souls clone” not only doesn’t do justice to a superb game, but can be quite misleading. Nioh stands on its own as a masterpiece from Team Ninja that reminds us the Ninja Gaiden glory days of the studio.
  3. Feb 2, 2017
    90
    Ultimately, NiOh is a really fantastic game. It comes with some flaws, and a few elements that are a bit rough around the edges, but it hits almost all the right notes. Team Ninja’s latest labor of love is packed with charm, atmosphere, and one of the best action battle systems that you’ll find across the industry.
  4. Edge Magazine
    Mar 8, 2017
    90
    This is a game that takes the foundations of one of the most intoxicating RPGs around and builds them into a fast, fluid, simply enormous action game as good as anything Team Ninja has ever made. [April 2017, p.112]
  5. Feb 24, 2017
    87
    Nioh has a lot to offer with its deep combat system, and it's an overall addicting action game for fans of Ninja Gaiden and Dark Souls.
  6. Feb 17, 2017
    84
    Nioh is a very impressive offering from Team Ninja, mostly thanks to the excellent combat and well-crafted main missions. From Software finally have some serious competition in the sub-genre they invented.
  7. 60
    The game’s grindy premise has been exhausted for what seems like decade and will leave you feeling more defeated than anything else. The combat mechanics are certainly worth noticing, but the environment restricts them, making it a wash. Do yourself a favor and pass on this compilation of recycled concepts and frustrating gameplay.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 53 out of 453
  1. Feb 7, 2017
    10
    Firstly I leave clear that nioh is amazing, but why? the answer depends on who is being questioned, therefore not be fooled into with gamesFirstly I leave clear that nioh is amazing, but why? the answer depends on who is being questioned, therefore not be fooled into with games perfect, because there are no.

    Nioh is a hard work to define because the gaming industry is so generic that sometimes good titles are judged as copies (unfairly.) But if on the one hand Nioh is called a copy, on the other it is called a renewal. I prefer to consider Nioh as a renewal because there are so many different ways of playing, it is difficult not to identify with a specific type of weapon or even the combat position.

    I'm not an expert in composition of art (animation and soundtrack.) But I would like to register my passion for Team Ninja's work in this part of the game, I really shivered whenever I heard new music while exploring the missions. As for graphics, I have nothing to complain about since I'm playing in action mode that works at 60 frames per second (I recommend doing the same, it's great.)

    I have not finished the game yet, but what I have seen gives history is excellent. It is incredible to be able to tell a story so rich in subtle scenes. The only flaw of the game so far are a few bugs I've witnessed, but that have not affected my experience with this excellent work at all.

    Finally, I leave here a maximum recommendation to those who love challenging games. Play this game as it will be one of the best experiences of your life within the game universe. For those who just want to relax, I strongly recommend that you do not buy because you will only stress more (unless you are a deity of difficult games). Everything in the player instigates me to improve, something that I consider obligatory in games of the type. Remembering that no one needs to take this review as a basis, I'm just a player leaving their opinion on a game.

    I wish good luck to those who buy, but be prepared not to do anything else until the end of the game.
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  2. May 29, 2020
    10
    My first time playing a Souls-like game and it's simply amazing. Yeah, I died many times but when I learnt how to beat enemies after that itMy first time playing a Souls-like game and it's simply amazing. Yeah, I died many times but when I learnt how to beat enemies after that it was so fun. Post-game was great too, couldn't stop farming strong armors/weapons to create any builds I wanted. Fantastic game! Expand
  3. Feb 7, 2017
    10
    complex and deep gameplay, unique graphics, cool characters combined with an amazing setting and awesome quests...lots of fun!
    another great
    complex and deep gameplay, unique graphics, cool characters combined with an amazing setting and awesome quests...lots of fun!
    another great PS4 Exclusive!
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  4. Mar 18, 2017
    9
    So far it is filling the Dark Souls ich quite nicely. I don't like how you have to chi blast when you use stam, I find this awkward afterSo far it is filling the Dark Souls ich quite nicely. I don't like how you have to chi blast when you use stam, I find this awkward after getting used to how dark souls did it throughout the series. but I am sure I will get used to it. Expand
  5. Mar 24, 2017
    9
    Nioh es de esos juegos que creo que debemos de apoyar, realmente Tecmo esta vez creo que ha hecho un gran videjuego, que no es un Dark SoulsNioh es de esos juegos que creo que debemos de apoyar, realmente Tecmo esta vez creo que ha hecho un gran videjuego, que no es un Dark Souls que muchos comparan este juego con Nioh, pero si que tiene elementos de dicha saga como la dificultad.

    En Nioh se nos tira desde el principio a la boca del lobo, no es un juego que sea "accesible" desde el inicio, es un titulo que de una vez te tira a progresar con inteligencia, primero conociendo los controles, y segundo tratando de decirnos que no se trata de simplemente machacar botones, hay que conocer el enemigo, hay que evitar grupos de estos, hay que conocer en casos es útil un golpe bajo , medio o fuerte, y no se trata de solo de estar corriendo del punto A al B.

    El juego invita a que se explore, que busque el luchar contra enemigos fuertes, el estar siempre atentos a estar cambiando de equipo tanto a nivel de armaduras como armas, cada enemigo puede dejar al morir elementos útiles como objetos curativos, de apoyo, dinero, se tiene que explorar cada rincón, buscar cuerpos con recompensas, cofres de tesoros, etc.

    Gráficamente no es un referente, yo lo juego en mi consola PS4 normal a 720p, y corre con fps muy estable, solo he sentido un par de casos muy puntuales donde la tasa de imágenes por segundo a caído bastante, pero se dieron cuando ya había completado una misión, mejor dicho cuando estaba saliendo de ella al presionar el botón de circulo para ser precisos, por lo que el resto lo que importa que es el moverse por el escenario y luchar contra jefes, no he tenido ningún bajonazo.

    El juego no es un mundo abierto, las misiones son en algunos casos de las secundarias muy sencillas en cuanto a requerimientos para terminarlas, y otros casos cuando luchamos contra personajes famosos dentro del juego las luchas son muy pero muy difíciles, al punto de llegar a desesperarse si no se conoce la estrategia adecuada. Con las misiones principales tenemos etapas muy largas si se quiere explorar todo, y luchar contra todos los enemigos y pueden estar seguro que esto tiene su recompensa en cuanto objetos.
    Luego están las misiones ocaso donde casi todos los enemigos serán Yokais muy poderosos y de mas respeto.

    Los jefes en algunos casos son muy difíciles, el no conocer bien o dominar bien el combate hará que nos enfrentemos una veintena de veces a ellos, no es malo para nada pedir ayuda. La ventaja del juego es nos permite el poder trollar bastante a un enemigo, pero esto se logra con el tiempo.

    El punto mas importante que tiene este juego es la jugabilidad, nos encontramos con un juego que corre muy bien en la consola, el control responde casi de forma perfecta, y eso provoca que estemos frente a un juego muy solido.

    Lo negativo que tiene el juego es la repetición de los enemigos, ya cuando se este bastante avanzado no se va a descubrir nada nuevo en este aspecto, hay otras cosillas como el excesivo descubrimiento de objetos, armaduras, y armas.

    Vale la pena Nioh, yo diría que si, si se tiene gustos por este tip de juegos, es algo nuevo y diferente a lo que se tiene acostumbrado al mercado de PS4 con tanto juego remasterizado o juego cansino de siempre.
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  6. Jun 26, 2020
    8
    Great Game, but very hard, if you are not used to soul-like games. Loved the graphics and the music
  7. Jun 7, 2020
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Jogo repetitivo. O inimigo que aparece no tutorial do jogo vai até o final do game. Cheio de dificuldade ARTIFICIAL, pegadinhas, trilha sonora monótona e nem um pouco memorável, jogabilidade merda e manipulação pra levar o jogador a morte. O jogo tenta ser um dark souls mas acaba sendo um Sekiro da deep web Expand

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