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Nidhogg 2 is one of the year’s best-looking games

I admit I deal in hyperbole here and there, but I mean it when I say that Nidhogg 2 is one of the best-looking games of the year—the best in my mind. I was skeptical when I saw the first screenshots: the original’s stick-figures had become bulbous monsters, an elegant reduction of fighting game characters traded for over-indulgent organic horror. But I couldn’t have been more wrong. Nidhogg 2’s ugly, amoebic characters and comedy gore …

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Nidhogg 2 is a more violent, more colourful successor to the indie duelling game

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Nidhogg is a game of crazy and tense duels between two people usually screaming at a screen. It’s one of my all-time favourite local multiplayer games. Now it’s getting a sequel, and it looks pretty different. The footage above is from the PS4 version, but it’s also coming to PC.  While you’re here, check out the best indie games on PC. The most obvious difference is that the minimalist aesthetic …

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