NieR Automata

NieR: Automata Continues to Thrive as it Hits a Sales Milestone

NieR: Automata Continues to Thrive as it Hits a Sales Milestone

Ron Duwell

NieR: Automata is an unlikely and bonafide hit of the modern game video game industry. Square Enix recently announced that the action RPG, developed by Platinum Games, reached a staggering 3.5 million digital sales and physical shipments this week. PlayStation®4/Xbox One/Steam「NieR:Automata」の世界累計出荷・ダウンロード販売本数が350万本を突破いたしました。発売から2年が経とうとしておりますが、変わらずサポートいただき、誠にありがとうございます。 #ニーア #NieR pic....

NieR: Automata director lists his favorite PS4 games, including Final Fantasy XV

NieR: Automata director lists his favorite PS4 games, including Final Fantasy XV

Ron Duwell

Yoko Taro is rapidly becoming one of Japan’s most popular and important game developers. His ability to dance to his own beat and toss aside storytelling conventions while still making games that find an audience is one that should be applauded. In 2017, his game NieR: Automata adds more credibility to his resume with an ever-important financial success story as well. However, while he...

The voice of 2B explains the insane canon of NieR: Automata and the Drakengard series

The voice of 2B explains the insane canon of NieR: Automata and the Drakengard series

Ron Duwell

The chronology of Yoko Taro’s NieR and Drakengard could take an entire novel to unravel and explain properly… so here is Kira Buckland, the voice actress behind NieR: Automata’s protagonist 2B, rapidly explaining it just under a minute and a half. How do we get from fire-breathing dragons to an android apocalypse to alien invasions? Like so! Hideo Kojima, eat your heart out! And you...

NieR: Automata takes a jab at the Nintendo 64, Square Enix forced to erase it after fan backlash

NieR: Automata takes a jab at the Nintendo 64, Square Enix forced to erase it after fan backlash

Ron Duwell

Yoko Taro and his teams at Square Enix and Platinum Games slipped a cheeky insult at the Nintendo 64 into NieR: Automata, but fans aren’t really taking it in the best stride. In the game, android 2B has the ability to loot items found around the open world, and some of them are just junky items with little to no value whatsoever. One such item found among the rumble is called  the “...