TRAILER | PS4 Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 4:07 PM

Koei Tecmo's Nioh gets alpha demo

Koei Tecmo's Nioh gets alpha demo

Players will abe able to get a glimpse of the dark fantasy action-RPG Nioh from Koei Tecmo as the publisher will release an alpha demo of the game that will be available for download and play only between April 26 and May 5, after that it will be disabled. Those who manage to clear a stage of the demo will receive The Mark of the Conqueror DLC, an in-game content for the final game.

Alpha Demo Trailer

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Commented on 2016-04-05 16:46:52
This sounds pretty similar to the Ninja gaiden demo on the original Xbox.
Commented on 2016-04-05 17:27:40
Yes freaking please!

This came out of the blue interms of demo so i am excited.
I just hope it plays great.


They also gave William (main character) a medium length stubble, only thing they changed to the design. He kind of reminds me of Joe Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden but with white hair.

PS. They better not fuck the controls up like N3G3 Razors Edge with their bullshit input lag on purpose, was obnoxious to play it (though combat was awesome).
Commented on 2016-04-05 22:17:30
I am soo ready for this type of an action game,brings back the feel goodness of playing on my ps2 with the oni series.
Commented on 2016-04-05 22:46:45
This is a pretty awesome gesture, and that's quite a long period of demo play.
Commented on 2016-04-06 07:46:15
Reminds me of Onimusha.
Commented on 2016-04-06 08:27:18 In reply to jmd749
Posted by jmd749
Reminds me of Onimusha.
Why? setting sure but gameplay its far from truth.

Its more like Bloodborne + Ninja Gaiden (xbox) + Onimusha combined.
Commented on 2016-04-06 18:59:51
I don't know if I like the whole temporary demo thingy. It's like giving me an hamburger, then kicking it out my mouth after I take one or two bites.
Commented on 2016-04-06 19:09:09 In reply to Loakum
Posted by Loakum
I don't know if I like the whole temporary demo thingy. It's like giving me an hamburger, then kicking it out my mouth after I take one or two bites.
Yeah because thats not what Souls series and Bloodborne doesnt do.

This is TN first action RPG game so they need to balance and shit so i think its good they give us a alpha demo to test it with feedback so they can do it better when full version is out.

Unless you want a broken crap like NG3 Razors Edge with input delay.

Give them a break or just dont DL the demo.
Commented on 2016-04-06 20:57:52
I will keep an eye on this one. Thanks for the video otherwise I guess I would never know such game exist. lol
Commented on 2016-04-06 23:04:50 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
Yeah because thats not what Souls series and Bloodborne doesnt do.

This is TN first action RPG game so they need to balance and shit so i think its good they give us a alpha demo to test it with feedback so they can do it better when full version is out.

Unless you want a broken crap like NG3 Razors Edge with input delay.

Give them a break or just dont DL the demo.
but do they have to kick a hamburger from out my mouth to achieve this objective? I think not.
Commented on 2016-04-09 00:46:02
I'm running out of organs to sell for games. Might just have to make my own version of this game and cry in a corner.
Commented on 2016-04-09 06:15:59
DOAX3, Hyrule Warriors, Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z, Ninja Gaiden 3. If it's alright with everyone I'm going into this one sceptical.
Commented on 2016-04-09 06:16:43
DOAX3, Hyrule Warriors, Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z, Ninja Gaiden 3. If it's alright with everyone I'm going I'm going to this one sceptical.
Commented on 2016-04-10 18:12:12
Souls x Witcher. I like it

About the game
  • Nioh
  • PS4
  • Published by Koei Tecmo
  • Developed by Team Ninja
  • French release: February 9 2017
  • US release: February 9 2017
  • Japanese release: February 9 2017


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