Showing posts with label Nioh. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nioh. Show all posts

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Nioh 2 TGS 2019 Gameplay Demo

Latest gameplay footage of samurai adventure game Nioh 2 from TGS 2019 demo features a new boss fight.

Shortly before Tokyo Game Show 2019, upcoming action role-playing title Nioh 2 from developer studios Koei Tecmo Games and Team Ninja accidentally revealed an early 2020 release that was later confirmed officially.

Later at TGS 2019, a brief demo was presented for attendees at the event that features its half-breed protagonist and an opening level and courtesy of PlayStation Access, that gameplay video is out now for all to take a look at it.

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Nioh 2 TGS 2019 Gameplay Demo

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Although a 15 minutes gameplay video doesn't give away much, it still offers enough glimpses at how things play out.




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Nioh 2 allows you a wide variety of customization to fulfill your dark samurai RPG fantasies before going into action. Players can create new characters by choosing body type, gender hair, voice and unique Yokai powers of their own choice.

In first Nioh, you had to assume role of an Irish Samurai named William but now that options for character customizing is made available, it opens up door for more immersive experience and will give players reason to spend more time on it.

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Its retains Ki system from first game that indicates your stamina, something very essential to perform any move and depending on that aspect, you should prioritize whether you will strike at your enemies or play defense.

After each attack, you can refill stamina by using "Ki Pulse" like before and it comes in very handy at times. There are three difference stances to choose from; offensive high-stance, defensive low-stance and balanced middle-stance.

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You start with Cherry Blossom Cursed Village mission with a select number of deadly weapons and Yokai powers to unleash. There will be a number of flying Yokai enemy types to confront that requires long range shots to take down.

Another very important part of combat is to never let your guard down, because it will cost you dearly when you do. Upon death, your gained experience and Guardian Spirit will remain there but if you are killed again, they are lost forever.

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A horse-like Yokai called Mezuki with a saw-like weapon was one of first challenging enemy and it is defeated with combined movesets of attacks and dodges. When that brought no result at all, switching into a defensive style seemed appropriate.

Based on your chosen Guardian Spirit type, your Yokai character manifests itself and helps you gain an upper hand in a fight. There are more to discover that are part of an upgraded battle system but will need longer play than a trial version.

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Below is a trailer that was published back in May and sent to Closed Alpha testers ahead of TGS 2019 show.




RELATED: Nioh 2 Open Beta Release Date

Team Ninja has announced earlier for an Open Beta to arrive on PlayStation Store on November 1, 2019. Whether or not the game remains a PlayStation 4-exclusive or will get a PC and Xbox One version launch is yet to be seen.

Original Nioh came out in early 2017 for PS4 and ended up selling more than 2.5 million copies worldwide to masocore fans. Nioh 2 is a continuation of where it's acclaimed predecessor ended and makes overall improvement.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Nioh 2 Open Beta Release Date

Team Ninja has announced Nioh 2 Open Beta for November on PS Store with a full release due for early 2020.

Long after making an official reveal back at E3 2018 event, developer studios Koei Tecmo Games and Team Ninja returned revealing a batch of new screenshots for their upcoming action role-playing title Nioh 2 last month.

Then last week at Tokyo Game Show 2019, a gameplay overview trailer came out with a release window of early 2020. Open Beta program for fans of the samurai adventure game is announced to begin from November 1, 2019.

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Nioh 2 Open Beta Release Date

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A playable demo was made available for panel attendees earlier in TGS 2019 and now players from all over the world can experience gameplay of highly-anticipated Nioh sequel for 10 days-long only a month after at PlayStation Store.

Apparently, only players on PlayStation 4 consoles can take part in Open Beta and there is no official confirmation on whether Team Ninja will keep this a PS4-exclusive title or it may see launch on PC and Xbox One platforms.

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Despite comparison between Nioh series and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice by From Software, developers made sure that it stands out unique among other samurai games, including upcoming Ghost of Tsushima from Sucker Punch.

Nioh 2 doesn't have an official release date revealed yet other than a launch period of early 2020 on PS4 and hopefully that is not January. Original Nioh came out on February 2017 from publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Nioh 2 TGS 2019 Trailer

Latest gameplay trailer for upcoming Action RPG title Nioh 2 from TGS 2019 showcases mythical Yokai.

Only a few weeks ago, developer studios Koei Tecmo Games and Team Ninja teaming up with publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment have announced to reveal more of their upcoming action role-playing title Nioh 2 at Tokyo Game Show 2019.

Shortly after uploading to official YouTube channel of U.S. PlayStation, a trailer was quickly removed earlier only to republish it again hours later to offer us brief look into gameplay and a possible release window set for early 2020.

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Nioh 2 TGS 2019 Trailer

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Witness your first ever glimpse of Yokai action mechanics in latest Nioh 2 gameplay trailer straight from TGS 2019.




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TGS 2019 trailer focuses on its half-breed protagonist and gameplay elements inspired from Souls series. As part human and part Yokai, he wields immense power at his command that is displayed in some fearsome boss battles.

Team Ninja has also brought a playable demo for Tokyo Game Show this week featuring an opening level called The Village of Cursed Blossoms. Players will find themselves facing dreaded threats here among natural beauties.

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Mythical Yokai Abound

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An essential aspect of Nioh franchise is Yokai and these mystical beasts are playing major part in entire story. Each of these creatures is themed on unique characteristics and there are a number of varieties to keep you challenged.

Another deadly beast known as Mezuki carrying a saw-like weapon is also part of latest TGS demo. Players who will engage it in combat will have a test of their skill because when in Dark Realm, they become fiercer than ever.

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Guardian Spirit Magami

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Team Ninja made an interesting choice to join a crowded release window of early 2020 when it will be competing against major AAA-titles like Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy VII Remake and The Last of Us 2, or it can just come out in January.

Aspiring to be a worthy successor of its critically-acclaimed 2017 predecessor, Nioh 2 improves on overall design and story. It will pick up from where the original game ended as a follow-up and will offer players a wide variety of customization.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Nioh 2 Reveals New Screenshots

New key-art for Nioh 2 unleashes the power of Yokai within and a batch of new screens showing off monstrous beasts.

Back in PlayStation press conference at E3 2018 event, Nioh 2 was officially revealed with a short trailer as a highly-anticipated sequel to 2017 action role-playing title Nioh and currently is in development for PlayStation 4 platform.

We have yet to learn whether or not developers are planning to bring this title for PC and Xbox One platforms or to keep it a PS4-exclusive but for now, we have a set of new key-artwork and screenshots to feast our eyes on.

Nioh 2 Reveals New Screenshots

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Newest protagonist and lead character is a samurai warrior who is also a half-breed, thus possessing extraordinary power of Yokai. His entire journey takes place in Sengoku period of Japan and is full of intense action.

A few months back this year, an alpha demo session was held and was followed by a closed demo that saw overwhelmingly positive response from almost 18,000 players out of more than 50,000 participants from over the world.

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Nioh 2 Key-Art
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Creative team at developer studios Koei Tecmo Games and Team Ninja in association with publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment are hard at work to make the game a far better experience than its predecessor.

Nioh 2 is preparing to reveal another brand-new playable demo at upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2019 next month that will be reflecting feedback taken from demo participants and more details will kept under wraps until then.