Nidhogg 2

Messhof

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
78
Top Critic Average
73%
Critics Recommend
Based on 86 critic reviews
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Nidhogg 2

Rating Summary

Based on 86 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

73%

Critics Recommend

Based on 86 critic reviews
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Reviews Summary

Pick Up and Play Style
Outrageous New Artstyle
Lackluster Single Player

Summary: Despite updated graphics and a handful of new weapons, Nidhogg 2 feels very similar to the original. If you have a couch of buds ready to play games, this seems like a good choice.

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 15, 2017
PCAug 15, 2017

Developer: Messhof

Genres: Action, Platformer

Return of the wurm! The next installment of the epic award-winning dueling tug-of-war is coming! Destroy your opponents with all new moves and weapons across ten different arenas. Enjoy new monstrous visuals by artist Toby Dixon and bangin Beats from Daedelus, Mux Mool, Doseone, and more!

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12
Strong Head
29
Fair Head
9
Weak Head
3

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Nidhogg 2 - PS4 Gameplay Demo | PS Underground thumbnail

Nidhogg 2 - PS4 Gameplay Demo | PS Underground

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Nidhogg 2 - Announcement Trailer | PS4

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PC Gamer

87 / 100
PC Gamer

It's like, how much more Nidhogg could this be? And the answer is none. None more Nidhogg.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

An already sterling fighter gets a new coat of paint and a few new tricks. It's not revolutionary, but it's the best Nidhogg has ever been.

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IGN

8 / 10.0
IGN

The amount of action that can transpire within a couple of seconds in Nidhogg 2 makes for two-player combat that's both intense and hilarious to play or watch with friends. Nidhogg 2's visual style might not be for everyone, but its sharp, minimalist duelling is still smart and chaotic enough to allow for endless couch competition.

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Game Informer

8 / 10.0
Game Informer

Though a ton of fun with friends locally, the new single-player and online modes may not offer much to those hoping to play long-term

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