Nioh 2 is the latest project from Team Ninja, acting as a direct sequel to the beloved yet underrated Soulslike from 2017. How does the sequel fare? Let’s find out!
About a minute into Nioh 2, the narrator who is regaling the game’s story, in typical FromSoftware fashion, is forced to cut their monologue short as they’re speared to death by a snarling red-eyed demon.
In a moment where I was confident that the game was leaning on tropes, it chose to cut right through the fog, setting a disruptive standard right out of the gate. This is Nioh 2’s masocore mission statement, one it follows diligently throughout the rest of the game.
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