Nioh is a mechanically rich action-RPG that sometimes glosses over the importance of its many moving parts. While it does its best to inform you of its critical mechanics, there are times when they might simply fly over your head. That’s why we’ve gathered together a series of tips to help you understand and embrace the things the game fails to tell you in detail.
Are there other things the game doesn’t tell you that you don’t see here? Let us know in the comments below.
If you’re still on the fence about Nioh, read our Review in Progress to find out our initial thoughts about the game. In addition, you can look at our review roundup to see what other critics think. And you can also check out the game’s coolest armor sets for a sneak peak at the loot you may find if you take our tips to heart.
For more about the history of Nioh, check out our feature discussing how the game is a return to form for its developer Team Ninja, as well as our feature on its evolution from JRPG to action game.