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NieR Replicant Remake Announced by Square Enix

While most fans associate Square Enix with the Final Fantasy series, the JRPG giant has developed and produced a number of notorious franchises. Examples include the Mana and Chrono series, Deus Ex, Tomb Raider, and Kingdom Hearts. However, not every series is given the same amount of resources during development. In fact, Square is notorious for underfunding projects. Such is

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Music that Moves: NieR Automata “Weight of the World”

If ignorance is bliss, then its antithesis is misery. While the former unknowingly relishes in the idealistic, the latter forms a cold and callused demeanor. But what happens when a perceived lack of individual control is added to the equation? For those vexed with understanding, what starts as a small annoyance gradually crescendos into anger, resentment, and dread. Such is

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7 Lessons Astral Chain Learned from NieR Automata

Heralded for their silky-smooth action games, PlatinumGames release of the Nintendo Switch exclusive Astral Chain is a smash hit. When first announced earlier this year in a Nintendo Direct, Astral Chain drew initial comparisons to the Bayonetta series. Nothing could be further from the truth. Rookie director Takahisa Taura, who was a lead designer on NieR Automata, drew heavily from

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Famitsu 2019 Game of the Year: Pokemon Sword and Shield

On Saturday, Japanese media outlet Famitsu revealed its 2019 Game of the Year Winner The company has announced a Game of the Year winner each year since 2005 While the Game Awards remains the most popular annual celebration of video games, certain regional outlets continue to demand the industry’s attention. For almost four decades, Famitsu has been the most respected

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Crysis Remastered Announced for Nintendo Switch

Returning to one’s roots can either be a healing or painful experience. For some, revisiting the positive memories of yesterday can be a catalyst for future success. For others, exploring past mistakes can dredge up memories of embarrassment and shame. As for independent developer Crytek, the studio’s feelings are mixed. But on Friday, the troubled independent studio decided to rekindle

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7 Things Link’s Awakening Does Better than Breath of the Wild

Link’s Awakening Remake is almost here, and debate rages on regarding the game’s $59.99 (USD) price tag. Originally released for the original Gameboy in 1993, Link’s Awakening is a bite-sized experience in comparison to Breath of the Wild’s vast open-world. Is Link’s Awakening truly worth the same price as BOTW? The answer to this question depends on what you value

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