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2 days ago.
NieR: Automata x Gravity Rush 2 collaboration announced
Square Enix and Sony Interactive Entertainment are teaming up for a special collaboration featuring NieR: Automata and Gravity Rush 2. During a “PlayStation Matsuri Presents: NieR: Automata Special Talk Live” video report, Sony revealed Gravity Rush 2 protagonist Kat will receive 2B's outfit via downloadable content. Further details such as a release date, potential pricing and how the outfit will actually look in-game have yet to be announced. NieR: Automata is due out for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23, in…
5 days ago.
NieR: Automata gameplay video introduces "Auto-Chips"
The folks over at 4Gamer posted a two-minute gameplay clip of NieR: Automata showcasing one of its many gameplay features. Specifically, the video introduces "Auto-Chips" which are a set of "Plug-In Chips" that gives players the freedom to customize their abilities to overall change up their play-style as they see fit. These include: Auto Attack Auto Shoot Auto Evade Auto Program Auto Weapon Switch Utilising Auto-Chips will allow players to perform certain actions automatically. They're designed to execute optimum actions depending on the situation as opposed to…
6 days ago.
NieR: Automata PS4 themes now available in Japan; free to download
Revealed earlier in the week, the NieR: Automata PlayStation 4 themes are now available to download for free through the PlayStation Store in Japan. Below are the following themes: NieR: Automata Ho229 Type-B Click here to view its download page. NieR: Automata Ho229 Type-S Click here to view its download page. NieR: Automata is due out for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23, in North America on March 7 and Europe on March 10. A PC version for Steam is also in development for release…
1 week ago.
Witness an "Arsenal of Elegant Destruction" in this NieR: Automata trailer
Square Enix has gone live with an all new trailer for NieR: Automata. In the video below, viewers are treated with an awesome look at the game's fast-paced combat and movement featuring dazzling combos, enemy robots in all shapes and sizes and good old fashioned explosions. The action RPG will feature four weapon types available to protagonist 2B (small swords, large swords, spears and combat bracers) that can be switched mid-combo to maximize her range of abilities and effectiveness. Players will…
1 week ago.
NieR: Automata details "Android System" online element; more DLC confirmed
In a recent livestream hosted by Dengeki, Square Enix announced NieR: Automata will have an online component called the 'Android System'. Additionally, the company also revealed the game is planned to receive extra DLCs beyond its release. Read all the details from the broadcast here: Android System When the player dies, an Android will be left behind at the place they die. Various data remains in the android (plug-in chips, etc.), and by “recovering” the android, you can take that data back. If…
1 week ago.
Square Enix will host a NieR: Automata release day live stream
Square Enix is set to hold another NieR: Automata-focused live stream in celebration of the game's release day, the company announced. Fans can tune in starting February 23 at 20:00 JST (6AM EST) for the latest information on the Platinum Games-developed action RPG. The stream will feature director Yoko Taro, producer Yosuke Saito, Platinum Games game designer Takahisa Taura along with other guests as they share new insights and celebrate the game's launch in Japan. NieR: Automata is due out for PlayStation…
1 week ago.
NieR: Automata gets a Japanese TV commercial
Square Enix has started airing its first TV commercial for NieR: Automata, due out in Japan on February 23. The 15-second spot features a mix of live action and gameplay scenes focusing on the game's aesthetics. NieR: Automata releases on March 7th in North America and March 10th in PAL territories.…
1 week ago.
NieR: Automata offers you Emil tee shirt with pre-order in the UK
Pre-order the Day One Edition of Nier: Automata in the UK from specific retailers and you'll get a free Emil tee shirt. There are lots of uses for the tee shirt other than wearing it, as demonstrated by Director Taro Yoko and PlatinumGames' Takahisa Taura in the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhDL3Q86ofY NieR: Automata releases on March 7th in North America and March 10th in PAL territories.…
2 weeks ago.
Here's 29 magnificent minutes of NieR: Automata featuring open world gameplay
The folks over at PlayStation Underground have released a huge 29 minute video of NieR: Automata focusing primarily on the game's open world aspect as well as providing a brief introduction to some of the core gameplay systems including combat, leveling up and more. A couple of days ago, Square Enix shared a two minute trailer for the PlatinumGames-developed Action RPG which features several gameplay and story elements. Head here to take a look. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17V2lxzlTRE NieR: Automata is due to release for PlayStation…
2 weeks ago.
Square Enix shares NieR: Automata "Glory to Mankind 119450310" trailer
Square Enix has released a new trailer focusing on NieR: Automata, due out February 23 in Japan for PlayStation 4. The two-minute video features several gameplay and story elements from the upcoming PlatinumGames-developed Action RPG. The game will also see a release in North America on March 7 and in Europe on March 10 with a PC version scheduled to release via Steam later this year. Fans can try the game for themselves right now through a free demo available on…
3 weeks ago.
Square Enix teams up with Japanese rock band amazarashi for a NieR: Automata music video
Square Enix has teamed up with Japanese rock band amazarashi to create a new music video featuring the world of NieR: Automata. The video, which is said to merge the two's style, is titled "Deserving of Life" and focuses on visual imagery rather than gameplay. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiNKk3fPed8 NieR: Automata is due to release for PlayStation 4 on February 23 in Japan, March 7 in North America and March 10 in Europe. A PC version is scheduled to release via Steam in 2017. Square…
3 weeks ago.
NieR: Automata has officially gone gold
Square Enix producer Yosuke Saito took to Twitter just recently to announce NieR: Automata's 'gold' status. This means the game has completed its main development cycle and is now in a ready-state to meet its promised release date(s). In the same tweet, the producer noted the game actually finished development a while ago, but decided to announce it now since it's a trend for developers to do that sort of thing. In case you missed it, Saito and the rest of the…
4 weeks ago.
NieR: Automata developers answer a round of fan questions
Sqaure Enix UK hosted a live Q&A session with the NieR Automata team through the game's official Facebook page earlier today. During the 20-minute event, producer Yosuke Saito, game designer Takahisa Taura and director Yoko Taro were each given a series of questions regarding the action RPG - the likes of which led them to reveal the game's length, provide an update to the PC version and more. Check out their responses below: Yosuke Saito (Producer) 1: Would you ever be interested…
4 weeks ago.
NieR: Automata "Emil Edition" PlayStation 4 hardware announced for Japan
Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan and Square Enix are planning to launch a special edition hardware featuring NieR: Automata. Dubbed the "Emil Edition", this Slim PS4 will be available on February 23 in limited quantity sold through the Sony Store. The top cover of this hardware features the character Emil, a prominent character from the NieR series. Featured in Jet Black, the "Emil Edition" PS4 comes available in several flavors: a 500GB unit for 33,380 yen + tax and a 1TB unit for…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata Original Soundtrack due out on March 29
NieR: Automata's Original Soundtrack is set to release on March 29, Square Enix revealed today. The three-disc album will be available in Japan, featuring arrangements by composer Keiichi Okabe. According to the soundtrack's official site, the full set will run around 3,200 yen plus tax. First print copies will include a secret bonus track. While the full breadth of this release is currently unknown, Square Enix has upped some samples fans can preview before release. NieR: Automata is due to release for…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata PS4 hardware coming to Japan; prototype gameplay shown in livestream
Square Enix is set to officially announce a themed NieR: Automata PlayStation 4 model for Japan next week. As detailed on a recent livestream, the front of the hardware model will have a huge artwork of Emil; a major character in the NieR franchise. See it for yourself below: Additionally, viewers were also given a quick look at NieR: Automata's collaboration with Capcom's Monster Hunter Frontier Z. The artwork below showcase the headpieces players will be able to wear in Monster…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata livestream dated for January 27
Square Enix is set to host its next official livestream for NieR: Automata on January 27 at 8:00 PM JST (3:00 AM PT) via YouTube and Niconico. The live event will feature co-producer Ehara Junichi, producer Nishimura Eijiro and game designer Negishi Isao from PlatinumGames with guest voice actresses Keiko Isobe (Operator 60) and Meari Hatsumi (Operator 2120 and Anemone). The program is purposed to provide viewers the latest details and information on Square Enix’s upcoming action RPG. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Jn0TxhLhw4 NieR: Automata is due…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata gameplay at Taipei Game Show 2017 reveals old amusement park and abandoned department store
With this year's Taipei Game Show kicking into high gear, Square Enix has unveiled new footage of NieR: Automata at a recent stage event hosted by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The few minutes of gameplay reveals a time-worn amusement park and a ruined department store area with both locations surprisingly easy to reach thanks to the sewer tunnel system below the ruined city. Take a look at the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXzscacwSzI&feature=youtu.be NieR: Automata is due to release for PlayStation 4 on February 23 in Japan,…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata World Guide Book releases on February 23 in Japan
Prepare to be even more excited for NieR: Automata because Square Enix is releasing a special book containing artwork of the game's world with two novellas and more. Titled "NieR: Automata World Guide Art Cartulary", the B5-sized 192 page book will feature a hefty amount of art of the game's world that 2B and crew will explore in PlatinumGame's latest RPG. To spice things up, expect additional concept art for each and every area of the world in NieR: Automata as…
2 months ago.
Watch 43 minutes of NieR: Automata gameplay footage
Square Enix shared around 43 minutes of new NieR: Automata gameplay footage today during a special live stream. The second major broadcast brought us another look at the recently released PS4 demo, sub-quest and bug explanations, an explanation on the plug-in chip and a segment featuring a look at the collaboration weapons with Final Fantasy XV and Dragon Quest. Gameplay starts around 11:54 in the video, which we've linked below. NieR: Automata is due for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23,…