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1 week ago.
The official NieR: Automata novels are coming to Western shores
The official Japanese novels for the beloved action role-playing game NieR: Automata are headed to Western shores. The novels will be translated into English and published by Viz Media, who plans to have the two books released within the next year. The first book, Long Story Short, is the novelization of NieR: Automata and is written by Yoko Taro and Jun Eishima. Though it follows the story of the game, it has been noted that this novelization will include character thoughts…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata launches for Xbox One on June 26
NieR: Automata is heading to Xbox One later this month, according to official Square Enix sources. Detailed in a post on the company's website, the game will be available as a digital-only "Become as Gods Edition" on June 26 priced at $49.99. Here's a quick rundown of what to expect: Base NieR: Automata game ($59.99 value) The 3C3C1D119440927 expansion DLC ($13.99 value) Grimoire Weiss Pod Retro Red Pod Skin Retro Grey Pod Skin Cardboard Pod Skin The Machine Lifeform Mask Accessory Expect the official announcement later today and more…
3 months ago.
NieR: Automata producer: "we might be able to open another door in the NieR universe"
At this year's PAX East, Square Enix brought NieR: Automata director Yoko Taro, producer Yosuke Saito, and composer Keiichi Okabe for a panel celebrating the game's one-year anniversary. During the panel the staff discussed the soundtrack, Yoko Taro's mysterious helmet snacks, and various other topics. Of note though is a comment from producer Saito: "I do think that we might be able to actually open another door in the NieR universe. I don't know how long it might take but I…
4 months ago.
NieR: Automata special anniversary message from Yoko Taro; shipments and digital sales exceed 2.5 million units worldwide
In celebration of the game's first anniversary, Square Enix has shared a special message from NieR: Automata director Yoko Taro for fans and newcomers that have supported the widely-acclaimed action-RPG. Catch the video message below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ldR-uR3UFw Following this, the company also revealed via Twitter that NieR: Automata's cumulative shipment and digital sales have surpassed 2.5 million units worldwide. For anyone that's keen to jump into the dystopian world of NieR:Automata, the game is currently 50% off on the PlayStation Store until March 20th and…
4 months ago.
NieR: Automata 1st Anniversary livestream event dated for March 3 to March 4
To commemorate the action RPG's one-year anniversary since its release in Japan, Square Enix will be hosting its next official livestream for NieR: Automata from March 3 to March 4 in JST, the company announced. Additional information about the event will be announced on February 26. If you're just learning about the game's existence or in need of some convincing to play it, we highly recommend you check out our full review of the title. Spoilers: We loved it. NieR: Automata is available…
8 months ago.
NieR: Automata Bring Arts figures of 2B and a machine lifeform set can now be pre-ordered
Square Enix has announced that the pre-order for NieR: Automata's Bring Arts figures of 2B and a machine lifeform set is now open through the Square Enix Online store. They look pretty great in detail, and they'll be discounted for 10% until November 19. …
9 months ago.
NieR: Automata shipments and digital sales pass two million worldwide
Square Enix has revealed NieR: Automata's worldwide shipments and digital sales have passed two million units since its launch on PlayStation 4 and PC earlier this year. Additionally, the company revealed the NieR:Automata/NieR: Gestalt & Replicant original soundtrack vinyl box set will be available for pre-order exclusively from their online store. The box set will be available in December, and will feature four vinyl LPs with a variety of tracks selected by series composer Keiichi Okabe as well as exclusive illustrations…
11 months ago.
NieR: Automata teams up with Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
NieR: Automata is the latest external series to collaborate with Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, Square Enix revealed today. Beginning August 11 through August 24, characters such as 2B, 9S, 210 and Adam will be featured in the game as obtainable units. During this limited time event, players will face off against waves of machines and familiar NieR: Automata bosses as they collect medals to exchange for special in-game rewards and materials use to craft weapons and armor - including Emil’s Head. Additionally,…
1 year ago.
NieR: Automata global shipment and digital sales exceed 1.5 million units
NieR: Automata’s cumulative shipment and digital sales have surpassed 1.5 million units worldwide, Square Enix announced today via Twitter. Yoko Taro’s magnum opus is the company’s latest action RPG in collaboration with the illustrious PlatinumGames studios. It launched for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23, North America on March 7, Europe on March 10, and for PC via Steam on March 17. Want to know what we think of the game? Check here to view our full review of NieR: Automata.…
1 year ago.
NieR Automata's 3C3C1D119440927 DLC continues what makes the game great
NieR: Automata is one of my favorite games this generation. Heart-rending tragedy and endearing comedy haunt Yoko Taro's universe and the memorable characters that inhabit it. The incredible soundtrack, the synesthetic marriage of well-designed gameplay elements, everything comes together so coherently -- so brilliantly -- that I still find myself thinking about the game in some way on a daily basis. Oh hey, now there's even more... This week brings us a new paid DLC titled "3C3C1D119440927" that's available for the PlayStation…
1 year ago.
Prepare for NieR: Automata's new DLC challenges by getting to Level 99 in an hour
Earlier this week, a new DLC for NieR: Automata arrived with a name sure to make even "Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days" director Tetsuya Nomura's head tilt. 3C3C1D119440927 is now available for $13.99 on PlayStation Network and Steam, and includes new challenges in the form of a coliseum where you can battle waves of enemies at various experience levels. There's also a ton of new vanity options, including outfits from the first NieR, and the ability to dye 2B and A2's…
1 year ago.
NieR: Automata 3C3C1D119440927 DLC gets a launch trailer
NieR: Automata's promised downloadable content is available starting today. Priced at $13.99 on both PlayStation 4 and PC, players can pick up three new colosseums to challenge and additional subquests. These subquests will give you several rewards including: Costumes from the previous Japanese release, NieR: Replicant, including the “Revealing Outfit” for 2B, “Young Man’s Outfit” for 9S and “Destroyer Outfit” for A2 Records adding special music tracks to the player’s jukebox New equipment and cosmetic accessories, including hairspray that allows you to change the…
1 year ago.
Gravity Rush 2 x NieR: Automata free “2B” collaboration costume DLC launching April 27 in Japan; due out May 5 in the west
NieR: Automata's "2B" collaboration costume DLC for Gravity Rush 2 is set to release for free on April 27 in Japan and May 5 in North America and Europe, Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia has announced. The add-on also includes "With Visor" and "Without Visor" options. If you're looking to get your hands on Gravity Rush 2 anytime soon, Sony announced the game will be on sale in Japan between April 27 and May 7 for Golden Week. The sale period will…
1 year ago.
NieR: Automata PS4 shipments and digital sales exceed 500,000 units in Japan and Asia; PS4 version due out April 27 in Taiwan
Shipment and digital sales for NieR: Automata on PlayStation 4 have surpassed 500,000 units in Japan and Asia, Square Enix revealed today via Twitter. Asia will receive the game's PC version sometime this April. Earlier in the month, the company announced that total worldwide shipments and digital sales for NieR: Automata (PlayStation 4 and PC version included) exceeded one million units. Yoko Taro’s magnum opus is Square Enix's latest action RPG in collaboration with PlatinumGames studios. It launched for PlayStation 4…
1 year ago.
SINoALICE and NieR: Automata team up for a collaboration event
Yoko Taro's incoming smartphone project, SINoALICE, is set to team up with NieR: Automata for a special collaboration event. According to an update on the game's official website, the event will involve a quest with a special scenario penned by Yoko Taro himself. It's a story focusing on the amusement park boss Beauvoir. Exclusive to this quest, characters such as 2B, 9S, A2 and Emil will make appearances along with NieR music and weapons from the game. There will be some…
1 year ago.
Gravity Rush 2 x NieR: Automata "2B" collaboration costume DLC due out this April in Japan
Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia has revealed its previously teased NieR: Automata protagonist 2B costume for Gravity Rush 2 during today's "One Million Commemoration" live event. With protagonist Kat equipping it, the attire will be available to download for free in Japan this April and will include both the visor and visor-less options. Gravity Rush 2 is available exclusively for PlayStation 4. NieR: Automata is available for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. …
1 year ago.
NieR: Automata "3C3C1D119440927" DLC bundle announced; due out May 2 worldwide
Square Enix has announced the first round of paid downloadable content for NieR: Automata during its "One Million Commemoration" livestream event today. Titled "3C3C1D119440927", the DLC bundle is set to release worldwide on May 2 and includes three new colosseum areas with the addition of new sub-quests. Upon the completion of these quests, players will receive various rewards including: The “Revealing Outfit” (in the style of Kaine's attire) for 2B The “Young Man’s Outfit”…
1 year ago.
Square Enix Europe is reprinting the original NieR
For those that are seeking to learn more about the mythos and events that brought NieR: Automata to fruition, Square Enix Europe is reprinting the original NieR and they're available for purchase on their European online store right now. Released back in 2010 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, NieR takes place in a decaying Earth after the events of the fifth ending in the first Drakengard game. The action RPG tells a heart-wrenching story of a middle-aged man whose sole…
1 year ago.
NieR: Automata "One Million Commemoration" livestream event dated for April 17
In celebration of the action RPG's one million shipment and digital sales, Square Enix will be hosting its next official livestream for NieR: Automata on April 17 at 8:00PM JST (3:00 AM PT), the company announced. The live event will reveal the latest news on the title with producer Yosuke Saito, director Yoko Taro, PlatinumGames game designer Takahisa Taura, and an unannounced special guest attending. Viewers can watch the livestream on Niconico and YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tltdMKMveg NieR: Automata is available for PlayStation 4 and PC…
1 year ago.
NieR: Automata shipment and digital sales exceed one million units
NieR: Automata's cumulative shipment and digital sales have surpassed one million units worldwide, Square Enix announced today. Yoko Taro's magnum opus is the company's latest action RPG in collaboration with the illustrious PlatinumGames studios. It launched for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23, North America on March 7, Europe on March 10, and for PC via Steam on March 17. Want to know what we think of NieR: Automata? Check here to view our full review. …