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Nioh 2

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Nioh 2’s systems may be overwhelming, but the story holds more emotion, and sublime controls and skill-based combat expands into something truly special.

Game Info

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 all enemies in your path using a revamped combat system and the ability to transform into a full Yokai to unleash devastating paranormal powers.

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Total Reviews: 89

Editors' Choice

Gold TIER

41% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

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Median Score

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Daniel Tack (Game Informer)
[Date Unavailable]
8.5/10

“Offering a host of bosses to battle, challenges to overcome, and massive customization opportunities, Nioh 2 is a tantalizing treat for those with a thirst for serious and sometimes frustrating adversity.”

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Michael Leri (Game Revolution)
[Date Unavailable]
4.5/5 stars

“An overwhelming amount of RPG systems, sublime controls, and fast-paced, skill-based combat mixes in with Team Ninja’s own stylistic flair and puts Nioh 2 more than a few cuts above other games that shamelessly ape From’s precious formula.”

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Mitchell Saltzman (IGN)
[Date Unavailable]
9/10

“Nioh 2’s many systems may be a little overwhelming, but the stellar combat and satisfying difficulty make it worth it.”

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