The rules are simple. Reach the other side and kill anyone that stands in your way. Deftly parry and rend their throats, riddle their bowels with arrows, or squish their brains between your toes. The wurm cares not for chivalry.
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November 22, 2017

UPDATE!! Localization + Matchmaking + New Costumes

v2017112201

Localized in 17 different languages (English, German, Danish, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, and Chinese)

Matchmaking update: We reorganized the matchmaking system so that players will have a better chance at finding a match. There is no more ranked toggle-- all online games found through matchmaking are now ranked. Match settings have been locked to streamline the menu screens.

None of the matchmaking updates change the way “invite a friend” works, so that still behaves just like local multiplayer.

We’ve added a few new (cosmetic) costume pieces, which unlock as you play online games and against strangers. You can change your costume from the Online menu.

“No Gore” confetti effect

Bug Fixes:
Fixed Arcade Highscores
Longsword now blocks while walking
Low stance Dagger now blocks slides
Added invisible wall to left side of center Airship room
Other things that I can’t remember


Thanks to our Discord community https://discord.gg/nidhogg for finding some of these!
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Reviews

“...fast-paced combat delivers ups and downs that exceed the highs and lows of bigger budget fighting games.”
Attack of the Fanboy

“All the emergent chaos, thrilling close-calls, and epic comebacks of the first Nidhogg, with a little extra.”
IGN

“...gruesomely gorgeous sequel that makes me want to murder my friends for hours on end.”
Critical Hit

About This Game

The wurm has returned and it must feed! Shed your garments and paint the walls with the flesh of your enemies, for only one can be worthy of sacrifice.

The rules are simple. Reach the other side and kill anyone that stands in your way. Deftly parry and rend their throats, riddle their bowels with arrows, or squish their brains between your toes. The wurm cares not for chivalry.

Sequel to the indie hit of 2014, 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, and the captivatingly grotesque art of Toby Dixon.

And, with music from artists including Mux Mool, Geotic, Doseone, Osborne, and Daedelus, Nidhogg 2 has a soundtrack so good that even the menu screens are awesome.

Game Features:

  • Challenge the AI or a friend in 1v1 combat.
  • Fight for the top seat in 8-player tournaments.
  • Master the distinctive traits of four weapons.
  • Get stylish with full character customization.
  • Ten stages from castles to Nidhogg innards.
  • Alter the rules with over 10 different game variables.
  • Go online with matchmaking and private games.

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GPU with at least 256MB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 750 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: PS4 or Xbox 360 Controller or Direct Input compatible controller
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Dual Core CPU or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GPU with at least 512MB of VRAM or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 750 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: PS4 or Xbox 360 Controller or Direct Input compatible controller
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.7+
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GPU with at least 256MB of VRAM
    • Storage: 750 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.7+
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Dual Core CPU or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GPU with at least 512MB of VRAM
    • Storage: 750 MB available space
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