What You Need to Know:
- The sequel to 2014's indie hit of stabby duelists, Nidhogg 2 is coming to PC and PS4 on August 15th, with PS4 pre-orders beginning July 18th.
- Nidhogg 2 builds upon the award-winning gameplay of its predecessor with new weapons to wield and levels to master, head-to-toe character customization, the captivatingly grotesque art of Toby Dixon, and an awesome soundtrack including music from Mux Mool, Baths, Doseone, Osborne, and Daedelus.
- Nidhogg 2's dramatic shift in art style has been a major point of conversation surrounding the game. For a brief look at the reasoning behind the move, check out Messhof's recent post at the PlayStation Blog. We actually love the new direction the team has taken, and once you check out the blog, you'll see why. To see some of the key features of the title, be sure to scroll below!
Source: Official Press Release
Nidhogg 2 Teaser
I read the blog and to be honest the new look really suits the style of the game. All of that programming and texture improvements really work.
It's always nice to see developers strive to constantly improve and create new ways to play their games.