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Dark Souls-style samurai game NiOh gets a demo, 12 years after it was announced

Posted 04/26 20:36 in Gaming | 0comments

Dark Souls-style samurai game NiOh gets a demo, 12 years after it was announced

Originally announced in 2004 and planned for release in 2006, Nioh (AKA NiOh, AKA Ni-Oh) from Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden developer Team Ninja has been a long time coming.But late is better than never, and a new demo available on the PlayStation Store suggests that Nioh is finally going to happen.

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God bless the rip-offs and copycats of the video game world

Posted 05/10 22:04 in Gaming | 0comments

God bless the rip-offs and copycats of the video game world

As many people on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and other social media have noticed, the game bears a striking similarity to the Dark Souls games.I started my time in Nioh with Dark Souls and Bloodborne as my points of reference.

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Results from the Nioh demo survey are in: Americas pleased, Asia not so much

Posted 05/19 22:02 in Gaming | 0comments

Results from the Nioh demo survey are in: Americas pleased, Asia not so much

Nioh might feel a little different from its alpha demo when it hits shelves later this year.Developer Team Ninja has published the results of an online survey designed to help the studio further develop its upcoming Dark Souls-like samurai action game, as well as a list of planned changes.

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Another Nioh demo on the way, sick new trailer out now

Posted 06/14 20:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Another Nioh demo on the way, sick new trailer out now

If you missed the Nioh demo first time around - or if you live in Asia and you hated it - prepare yourself for Samurai Christmas.A second downloadable demo is on the way in August.

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No sex, all death for the director of Nioh and Ninja Gaiden

Posted 06/16 03:50 in Gaming | 0comments

No sex, all death for the director of Nioh and Ninja Gaiden

Sex and death are its air and water, the fundamental needs of life that keep the studio behind Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive running.Meanwhile Team Ninja literally let you jostle Ayane’s breasts in Ninja Gaiden 2.

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Nioh Gets A Sweet 4K Trailer Showing William’s Encounter With Edward Kelley

Posted 01/30 11:39 in Hardware | 0comments

Nioh Gets A Sweet 4K Trailer Showing William’s Encounter With Edward Kelley

Koei Tecmo shared a new trailer for Nioh, showing an encounter between William and a villain by the name of Edward Kelley, who seems to have more than just a bit of history with the hero.The video shows Edward Kelley and his power that allows him to change his appearances, which should allow the villain to perform all kinds of trickery as demonstrated in the short footage.

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Get Ready For Nioh’s Release With Its Intense Opening Movie Trailer

Posted 02/06 10:13 in Hardware | 0comments

Get Ready For Nioh’s Release With Its Intense Opening Movie Trailer

We’ll soon get to check out some more samurai meets Dark Souls action when Nioh releases this week, and Koei Tecmo released its intense opening movie a few days ahead of its launch.In case you missed it, we previously checked out a 4K trailer showing us Edward Kelly, one of the main villains of the game, with an ability to change appearances for all kinds of trickery.

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Nioh Trailer Shows Us The Untold Story Of William’s Heroics

Posted 02/08 16:19 in Hardware | 0comments

Nioh Trailer Shows Us The Untold Story Of William’s Heroics

Now that Nioh finally released, Koei Tecmo has put together one more story trailer that tells us a bit about William’s story that will go untold in history, but remembered as a legend by those in the underworld.The trailer titled “The Fight of Those Who Lived in Darkness” tells us about the untold history of William Adams, or “Anjin Miura,” who took on a giant monster that was born from the souls of samurai that fell in war.

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Nioh: Team Ninja Sharpens The Souls Formula

Posted 02/10 02:07 in Hardware | 0comments

Nioh: Team Ninja Sharpens The Souls Formula

The developers, Team Ninja, let me down immensely with Ninja Gaiden 3, the last installment in what is otherwise one my favorite series of all time.It’s a testament to the quality of Nioh that it not only redeems Team Ninja in my eyes, but that it also got me addicted to the Souls formula all over again.

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This Week In Sales: A Week For Everyone With Dragon Quest Monsters, Nioh, And Neptunia

Posted 02/15 16:09 in Hardware | 0comments

This Week In Sales: A Week For Everyone With Dragon Quest Monsters, Nioh, And Neptunia

<< How to read and understand sales Last week in Japan, we saw three big releases in Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional for 3DS, as well as Nioh and Four Goddesses Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune on PlayStation 4.It comes as no surprise to see something with the Dragon Quest label take #1, and this time it goes to Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional with a whopping 122,051 in its debut for Nintendo 3DS.

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The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Nioh’s Storytelling

Posted 02/18 02:15 in Hardware | 0comments

The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Nioh’s Storytelling

While Nioh follows the Souls game formula in terms of level design and mechanics, its approach to storytelling is quite different.Not only is the setting (slightly) more defined by reality, but the storytelling itself is much more overt.

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Nioh’s Late-March Update To Add Hard Mode Missions, PvP In Late-April, And More

Posted 02/20 15:36 in Hardware | 0comments

Nioh’s Late-March Update To Add Hard Mode Missions, PvP In Late-April, And More

Koei Tecmo shared the latest details on their action RPG Nioh with info on what we’re getting in its free major update coming this March and April.The first is the addition of higher-difficulty missions that we’ll see added via free update in late-March.

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This Week In Sales: For Honor Hacks-And-Slashes Its Way Up The Charts

Posted 02/22 16:12 in Hardware | 0comments

This Week In Sales: For Honor Hacks-And-Slashes Its Way Up The Charts

Here’s the latest from Japanese sales tracker, Media Create, with a look at software and hardware sales from the week of February 13 through February 19, 2017.To start out with the top of the list, we have For Honor at #1 with 40,062 copies sold for its debut on PlayStation 4.

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Horizon Zero Dawn, Nioh Gets $25 Bonus at Dell

Posted 02/23 20:00 in Hardware | 0comments

Horizon Zero Dawn, Nioh Gets $25 Bonus at Dell

What do these PS4 exclusives have in common?Yeah, but more importantly Dell is throwing a huge $25 eGift Card bonus behind them.

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Nioh Surpasses 1 Million In Global Sales, Celebrates With “Golden Nioh Armor”

Posted 02/24 09:17 in Hardware | 0comments

Nioh Surpasses 1 Million In Global Sales, Celebrates With “Golden Nioh Armor”

To celebrate, they’re giving away a “Golden Nioh Armor” for the players.Nioh has been generally well-received since its debut, and despite its shortage in stock, they’ve managed to hit the one million mark milestone around the world.

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This Week In Sales: The Time Is NieR

Posted 03/01 16:32 in Hardware | 0comments

This Week In Sales: The Time Is NieR

<< How to read and understand sales Last week in Japan was a good one with two big titles that took the chart by storm with NieR: Automata and Super Robot Wars V.Here’s the latest from Japanese sales tracker, Media Create, with a look at software and hardware sales from the week of February 20 through February 26, 2017.

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This Week In Sales: Nintendo Switch Makes Its Debut

Posted 03/09 01:36 in Hardware | 0comments

This Week In Sales: Nintendo Switch Makes Its Debut

Top-seller: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 186,379 (Switch) << How to read and understand sales Last week was a huge week in Japan, as well as the rest of the world, with the release of Nintendo’s newest console, Switch.Here’s how the Nintendo Switch and its launch titles performed in Japan in the latest from Japanese sales tracker, Media Create, with a look at software and hardware sales from the week of February 27 through March 5, 2017.

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This Week In Sales: Can’t Run Out Of Kingdom Hearts Remixes If You Remix Remixes Edition

Posted 03/15 15:10 in Hardware | 0comments

This Week In Sales: Can’t Run Out Of Kingdom Hearts Remixes If You Remix Remixes Edition

<< How to read and understand sales Last week, Japan saw a couple big PS4 releases in Ghost Recon: Wildlands and Kingdom Hearts HD 1.Here’s the latest from Japanese sales tracker, Media Create, with a look at software and hardware sales from the week of March 6 through March 12, 2017.

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Nioh’s Free PvP And Paid DLC With New Weapons, Scenarios, Characters Arrives May 2

Posted 04/10 09:53 in Hardware | 0comments

Nioh’s Free PvP And Paid DLC With New Weapons, Scenarios, Characters Arrives May 2

Koei Tecmo announced that their action RPG Nioh will get a batch of new content on May 2 with an update that adds a free PvP mode as well as the new “Dragon of the North” DLC that’ll go for 1,300 yen.The new Dragon of the North DLC adds new weapon categories, new scenarios, new characters, new Guardian Spirits, new yokai, new stages, and other new content that will come included in the 1,300 yen DLC when it launches on May 2.

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