Nioh (PS4)

Dispatched in 5 to 7 working days
Price
789
RRP
R 899
(-12%)
(19 user ratings)
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Description

In Nioh, players will traverse war-torn Japan as William, a blonde-haired swordsman whose background as a fierce warrior and seasoned knowledge of the blade allows him to survive in the demon-plagued land of the samurai. Known as Yokai, these demons inhabit a number of dangerous locations and lie in wait in the shadows to ambush unsuspecting victims. Players will also face off with other samurai in supernatural sword battles and intense, multi-target engagements offering a level of difficulty that will truly test even the most hardened samurai's skills, patience, and strategy.

Features:

  • Offering a deep and original storyline that takes place during the Warring States Period of Japanese history alongside strategic sword-fighting action, Nioh will challenge players in a way that makes every mission and accomplishment feel earned and worthwhile.

Product Details

Barcode
711719818366
Department
Video Games
Released
21 Feb 2017
Type
Games
Platform
PlayStation 4
Edition
Standard Edition
Genre
Action
Publisher
TECMO KOEI Europe
Developer
Team Ninja
Compatibility
PS4 Pro Support
PS4 Pro Enhanced
Review
SA Gamer
FPB
18
Screenshots
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Videos
PlayStation Experience 2015 Trailer
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Duration: 01:36
Resolution: 640 x 360
Codec: H.264
E3 2016 Trailer
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Duration: 02:16
Resolution: 640 x 360
Codec: H.264
PSX 2016 Trailer
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Duration: 01:32
Resolution: 640 x 360
Codec: H.264
Launch Trailer
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Duration: 01:42
Resolution: 640 x 360
Codec: H.264
Supply Source
South Africa

Customer Reviews

Japanese Dark Souls

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Definitely a game I would recommend, it has a strong combat system and interesting story as well as customization and leveling systems in place. A good game if you aren't a fan of Dark souls and find it to difficult, you can grind for awesome gear and weapons. SO BUY IT NOW!

A pathetic attempt at the Dark Souls formula

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The loot is boring, the combat is okay but not as deep as The Witcher or Dark Souls. Not worth wasting 800 bucks on

Good game and NOT a total DS clone like people say it is.

Reviewed by on

Nioh is an amazing game that is sure to test your skills as a player but the rewards will be worth the effort one puts in to achieve your goals and slay your enemies.

You play as William Adams, a real life historical figure as the character is based on the very first Westerner to become a Samurai. You follow his tale as you hunt down one Edward Kelly and stop him before he rules the world with mystical stones with power called "Amrita"which also serves as the games currency to level up with.
The difficulty is on par with Dark Souls but the fighting mechanics are a lot more layered and detailed than that of a Souls game. A more apt comparison would be that of Onimusa, Ninja Gaiden or Tenchu. The story is a lot more easier to follow and while it does have a mission structure instead of having one big open world, the levels are so well designed that you get used to them really quickly.Co-op is available (Only online though, no local co-op I'm afraid) as well as a PVP-mode that will be released for free with a future update

All in all. I wasn't much of a fan of the Souls Series. but this game even though it is difficult is a lot more fun and enjoyable. The tools you have when playing this game is a lot more varied. Want to be a stealthy fast sneaky ninja? Go for it. Like using magic to destroy your foes? Psh it's there for ya. Wan't to be a general bad-ass and just use all of em? DO ITT!!!
9/10 game for sure

ITS AMAZING and slightly frustrating

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This game has blown my socks off. I love it. i can easily spend hours an hours on this game and never get bored. Its alot like Dark souls 3 just more fun. You will die lots but when you master it then its so much fun. I haven't been this satisfied in a game in a very long time.

Great for me as I can speak and understand Japanese

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Great way for me to practice listening and reading. Fun Dark Souls-like gameplay with some twists and set in Old Japan. Perfect.