It’s almost impossible for Nioh to dodge comparisons to the Dark Souls franchise. From Software’s monstrously brutal action RPGs have become touchstones for hardcore gaming in the 21st century but, as Team Ninja prove with their latest title, there’s more than enough room for improvement. Instead of coming across as a desperate imitation, Nioh draws it’s strength from being inspired by and in some ways surpassing the Dark Souls franchise, giving us a title that evokes nostalgia for those games but also stands on its own as a worthy addition to Sony’s fantastic roster of exclusives coming out in 2017. Continue reading Video Games Review: Nioh carves out its own identity with interesting mechanics (PlayStation 4, 2017)
Ni-Oh was originally announced as a PS3 title back in 2010. It dropped off the radar and many assumed it was cancelled. Not so. Sony have announced during their TGS press con that the game will see the light of day on the PS4 next year. Continue reading Tokyo Game Show 2015: Ni-Oh lives! Team Ninja’s lost title arrives on PS4 next year!