NieR
3 days 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…
4 days 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 week 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 week 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 week 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…
2 weeks 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…
2 weeks 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. …
3 weeks ago.
A day with NieR Automata's Yoko Taro
Yoko Taro describes himself as an odd person who makes odd games for odd people. He appears in a new episode of "toco toco", which follows him for the day and asks him about his development and personal philosophies. Naturally, it's hilarious. Check it out below: You can also read our NieR: Automata review here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3wScHE28K8…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata now available on PC via Steam
Following its launch on PS4 some weeks ago, PC players can now join in on the joy that is NieR: Automata. Those who purchase the Steam Day One Edition will gain access to an exclusive “Valve Character Accessory,” as well as other in-game Day One Edition bonus content including the Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin. The game also includes Steam achievements and trading cards. For more on NieR:…
1 month ago.
NieR Automata Review
NieR Automata is a brilliant game, and I’m still in a semi-stupor that it’s actually a thing that exists. The original NieR, which released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 back in 2010, wasn’t reviewed in the highest regard. Most of the complaints were about the gameplay and combat, though praise was given to the unconventional story presentation and excellent score. The sum total earned it middling marks, and sadly, the game was overlooked by many. It seemed like NieR's…
1 month ago.
Keiichi Okabe to compose for Final Fantasy XV's Episode Gladiolus DLC
Keiichi Okabe, composer for NieR: Automata, will produce two new tracks for Final Fantasy XV's Episode Gladiolus DLC, Square Enix has revealed during a special PAX East 2017 panel. Specifically, Okabe will work on the episode's theme song titled "Shield of the King" and an arrangement piece of "Battle on the Bridge", a track infamously known as the theme music for recurring Final Fantasy character Gilgamesh. In the announcement video below, Okabe touches on his process in composing the two tracks including…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata "Death is Your Beginning" launch trailer
NieR: Automata, the PlatinumGames and Square Enix infused action RPG is now available in North America for PlayStation 4. The company has released a brand new trailer for the game to commemorate its long awaited release. Players will battle as androids 2B, 9S and A2 as they fight to reclaim the world for their human creators and uncover truths long forgotten. https://youtu.be/8XInv0ZJ9n4 As a special surprise, the two free PlayStation 4 themes released in Japan about a month ago, have also been released…
1 month ago.
NieR: Automata's PC version arrives March 17
The PC version of NeiR: Automata will launch via Steam on March 17, Square Enix announced today. Alongside the release date, the company revealed the game's system requirements and Day One-exclusive bonus goodies. Minimum OS: Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8.1 64-bit / Windows 10 64-bit (32-bit OS not supported) CPU: Intel Core i3 2100 or higher, AMD A8-6500 or higher Memory: 4GB or higher free space Hard-Disk /…
1 month ago.
Watch 27 minutes of NieR: Automata gameplay
Square Enix has shared an extended look at NieR: Automata, showing off some of the RPG elements players can get a handle on when they play the game next week. Titled “Exploring Earth’s Distant Future,” the video highlights several gameplay systems, skills and features that provide depth to the game’s fast-paced action. These systems include but aren't limited to: “Reliquary” System: Players can return to where their characters were defeated to gain additional buffs, or even gain an ally to assist in…
1 month 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…