Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 4 months ago.
It looks like a fighting game but is, in fact, more like fencing crossed with a tug-of-war. It's frantic and funny as players try and time their attacks. At times like graceful acrobatics while at others it's just frantic clumsy stabs.
Nidhogg II extends the fighting options but includes frequent arcade-style violence.
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Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'. You can buy a double pack to give one game to a friend on PC. Buying on PlayStation 3 also grants free access on PlayStation Vita via Cross-Buy feature on PlayStation.
This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.
Nidhogg was rated PEGI 7 for frequent scenes of mild violence. Nidhogg 2 was rated PEGI 12 with frequent arcade-style violence. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: This is a 2D platform style of game. Violence in the game is non-realistic looking. When a character dies, it will spectacularly fall apart into cartoon style skeletal pieces, the remnants of the character will then dissolve into a thick viscous liquid the colour of which is based on the colour of the character be it pink, orange etc. Very colourful effects and no blood or gore. The volume of ‘liquid’ that is seen on the ground before and after the character disappears is vastly more than that seen to exude from the character during the fight.
The game features online playing capability which may involve real-time interaction with other players.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.
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