Tag Archives: Nier Automata

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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