Nioh, the upcoming action/adventure game from Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja, has finally gone gold after over 10 years in development. Team Ninja began developing the game in 2004 off an unfinished script by famous director Akira Kurosawa. Nioh was thought to be in development hell until 2015, when Koei Tecmo reintroduced it to the public through a series of demos.
Koei Tecmo made the announcement today on its Twitter feed:
— 『仁王』公式アカウント (@nioh_game) January 16, 2017
Nioh will be released for PS4 on February 7.You can check out our latest preview of the game here.
I spent a good bit of time with Nioh’s alphas and was shown pieces of the game during preview events and I have to admit: I’m pretty excited to get my hands on this one.