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 Post subject: Re: Nioh (PS4)
PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 15:26 
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Killed Big Balls in two tries. He wasn't so hard except the slight delay in throwing his balls into your face caught me off guard. I took it like man though.


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 Post subject: Re: Nioh (PS4)
PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 23:13 
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I'm bloody loving this!

I'm impressed with the combat, the level design and bosses a lot. All three have been keeping me on my toes.

There isn't much variation in the standard enemies but they're still fun to fight.

I've just done boggly boogle water boogaloo bossy boss man. It was a groovy fight.


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 Post subject: Re: Nioh (PS4)
PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 17:01 
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zaphod79 wrote:
https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/how-nioh-tells-stories-through-the-deaths-of-other-players?utm_source=wptwitterus

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How 'Nioh' Tells Stories Through the Deaths of Other Players


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When you're surrounded by the failures of others, you can't help but pause and wonder.

There are dozens of little touches and design ideas that Nioh plucks from FromSoftware's Souls series, and in many cases, developer Team Ninja put their own spin on it. One of the most effective is bloody graves, the game's riff on bloodstains, which mark the spot another player died in. The Souls games are judicious about where those bloodstains show up—Nioh is not. Instead, the bloody graves become a blaring red siren that death is around the corner.


I quite like Nioh's take on Dark Souls blood splatters. It's not mentioned above but essentially if you see a grave rather than showing you the moment of death (like Dark Souls) you can call the spirit into your world and fight it (as a non-player character mind). These can be some of the most challenging fights outside of the bosses and you have a chance to bag you some of the loot the dead guy was holding at the moment of death.


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