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Nioh 2

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by cruel, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. TheImplodingVoice Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    Unfair? Lack of skill on your behalf perhaps. I hope a Shrike comes for you
     
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  2. Talby Arcane Patron

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    Sekiro already looks poor.
     
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  3. TheImplodingVoice Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    I liked Sekiro. But I am way more excited for NioH 2 than I ever was about Sekiro
     
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  4. Hyperion Magister

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    Motherfucker is hidden as a torch.
     
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  5. DJOGamer PT Arcane

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    So the purple bar is used both to transform into yokai and using magic, and it recovers trough damaging enemies (sorta like DMC).
    I don't know if you can transform at will into an yokai, but so far what it seems to me is that there are certain attacks that will transform the player into.

    I like what I am seeing so far.
    The game doesn't seem to have any radical change from Nioh, mostly just taking what was already there to the limits while adding 1 or 2 new features. But then again it didn't need any since is this still only the 2nd game of the type they've made and not 6th like with From.

    NG2 is good, but the game was undeniably filled bullshit to the point of comedy.
    Areas with so many enemies that the XBox 360 just couldn't handle the pressure of that's displayed on screen. A shitload of badly designed enemies, that to top it off seemed to have been drawn by a 5 year old. Boss fights with no post fight autosave. Invisible mines/traps. Enemies spawing a few feet in front of you like a damn NES game. No kind of cohesiveness to the levels, visuals, enemies and plot.
    And overall alot of shit in that game seemed like the devs just threw them in because not doing so would mean sacrificing whatever ridicoulus ideas they've came up with.

    That game has everything turned up far beyond eleven, which kinda makes you tired after playing just one level because of the intensity of both the gameplay and visuals. For that and many other reasons Ninja Gaiden Black/Sigma is still the best in the series.
     
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  6. Hyperion Magister

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    Yokai shift has replaced Living Weapon. There are also 3 types, Brute / Feral / I forget the 3rd name. It's built up just like in Nioh 1, through the absorption of Amrita.

    Brute is just what it sounds like, with a focus on heavy hits. Feral gives you insane attack, move, and dodge speed. Unfortunately I forgot the 3rd, but it's sort of a caster. It has ranged attacks, and lets you teleport to where you weapon hit to fly around the battlefield.

    You also get to set 2 Yokai Soul Cores to a Guardian Spirit. The Soul Core allows you to use the corresponding Yokai's special ability at the cost of a portion of that Purple Bar, a separate resource from Yokai Shift (nu-Living Weapon). Every Yokai in the game seems to have one, including bosses. From regular Yokai they are NOT 100% drop rate, and they stay with your Guardian Spirit on death. I think they are gone forever, and you need to farm them again if you die on the way back to your Spirit, along with your Amrita, so make use of those Summoner's Candles I guess.

    Guardian Spirit bonuses have been toned down quite a bit, and instead require a combination of 2+ stats like Strength + Stamina to unlock additional bonuses such as Yokai Skill Life Drain, Ki damage etc etc. I've only seen bonuses of 3 spirits so who knows what the full list will be. The idea is that every GS will affect your build differently. This also hopefully means it's no longer Kato, Kara-Jishi or bust for most builds.

    Guardian Spirits also no longer grant flat 10% damage reduction up to 23% as you level them, but instead have a unique innate multiplier to attack and defense. The Fire Spirit at the beginning, for example, gives (if memory serves)1.2x attack, but 0.8x defense. This multiplier affects the Attack, and Damage bonuses present on every Yokai Soul Core, which increases as the SC gains levels. I'm not 100% sure of how they level, but they seem to gain some sort of passive XP while equipped to your character.

    ...I hate to give him clicks, publicity, or even a mention, but FightinCowboy has pretty much everything on YT on his Alpha playthrough. He goes through the tutorial for each GS type, explains what I did, etc. He's just such a smug, white trash cocksucker who isn't even that good and I'd rather not link his vids.

    Bonus: There are creatures called Yokai Cats scattered throughout levels that are roly poly kittens. If you pet them they temporarily follow you around and will periodically restore that Purple Bar so you can cast Yokai spells more frequently.
     
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  7. sullynathan Arcane

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    Open beta is coming November 1st - 10th


     
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  8. TheSentinel Arcane

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    wasn't it 1st-10th?
     
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  9. deuxhero Arcane

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    There's a contest where the best character setups from the beta will be used as presets.
     
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    13th of March 2020, Release Date.
     
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  11. Hyperion Magister

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    is that a fucking SCYTHE, MEN?

    Edit: My dick can't get any harder.
     
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  12. TheSentinel Arcane

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    New Weapon Type: Switchglaive [Has three transformations: Glaive, Scythe, and Saw]

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  13. cvv Arcane Patron

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    Sounds vaguely gruesome.
     
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  14. cruel Savant

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  15. sullynathan Arcane

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    Sony is also giving Nioh for free on PS Plus next week for those who didn't play it.
     
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  16. cruel Savant

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    The game looks... promising.

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  17. TheSentinel Arcane

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    I never make female characters, but this game may force me to reconsider.
     
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  18. TheSentinel Arcane

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    https://blog.eu.playstation.com/201...s-revealed-new-open-beta-goes-live-this-week/
     
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  19. cvv Arcane Patron

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    Isn't Elden Ring coming out on that exact same date? And 2077 soon after. This spring not gonna be silent.
     
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  20. Talby Arcane Patron

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    Lol Elden Ring. As if anyone gives a shit after Miyazaki torched his reputation by making Suckiro.
     
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  21. Hobo Elf Arcane

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    They're really going all out with Nioh 2.
     
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  22. cvv Arcane Patron

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    To answer myself:
    - Final Fantasy VII, March 3rd
    - Nioh 2, March 13th
    - Cyberpunk 2077, April 16th
    - Elden Ring, April

    Fuck me lol. There are four games coming next year that cause me maximum hype. And all four are releasing WITHIN A SPAN OF TWO FUCKING MONTHS.

    I guess imma not see much sunlight come next spring.
     
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  23. Reinhardt Arcane

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    So... only Nioh 2?

    I will wait for pc release with all dlcs anyway. It's japanese paradox after all.
     
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  25. Reinhardt Arcane

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    B-but long hairs are hard to make!:argh::negative:
     
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