ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Apr 2017 by Kyle Johnson

Fight Square Enix’s CEO in Nier: Automata

Nier: Automata and PlatinumGames are releasing the first wave of DLC, featuring both costumes and a set of challenging arena fights. The pack arrives on both PlayStation 4 and PC platforms worldwide on May 2nd, with the pack elegantly titled “3C3C1D119440927,” featuring fights against Square Enix CEO, Yosuke Matsuda and PlatinumGames CEO, Kenichi Sato. Both fourth-wall…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Mar 2017 by Kyle Johnson

Nier: Automata Now out on Steam

The long-awaited day of vengeance for mankind is upon us, with the release of Nier: Automata for PC. Ten days after the release of Platinum’s genre-busting RPG on PlayStation 4, the story of mankind, flung some 9,000 years or so into the future has landed on Steam, though not without generating some controversy. Never mind…
NEWS 07 Mar 2017 by Kyle Johnson

Death Is Just the Beginning in Nier: Automata

The long-awaited release of Platinum Games’s Nier: Automata is upon us, packing a new launch trailer with it. Though Nier: Automata was released in Japan a few weeks ago, it has finally made its way stateside, with the European release to come on March 10th, and the PC release to come on March 17th. Showcasing the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Mar 2017 by Kyle Johnson

Take a Tour of Earth’s Wastelands in Nier: Automata

An extended cut of an earlier commentary trailer has arrived for Nier: Automata, offering 27 minute of uninterrupted gameplay. Within, we’re given a healthy look at quest hubs, lead characters 2B and 9S, fishing with our robotic pals, uses of said robotic pals in a variety of ways, the “chip upgrade” system, where players upgrade…
ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Mar 2017 by Kyle Johnson

RUMOR: Did Nier: Automata’s PC Release Date Get Leaked?

The answer, by way of the image above; more than likely. A listing on Square Enix’s official store earlier Thursday had a listing which seemed to all but confirm a release of PlatinumGames’s action RPG for roughly two weeks after the North American console release. The listing, which has since been taken down, also comes…
ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Feb 2017 by Kyle Johnson

Hack, Slash, and Shoot Your Way Over to Nier: Automata’s Latest Trailer

The latest trailer for PlatinumGames’s genre-busting RPG, Nier: Automata has been released, showing off four distinct weapon classes, plus some use of your pod’s skills. The four classes of weapons are small swords, large swords, spears and combat bracers, each with their own playstyle and feel for the weapons. Light swords attack quickly and have…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Feb 2017 by Kyle Johnson

Preorder Nier: Automata, Get Yoko Taro Rolling on the Floor

In case the previous news stories hadn’t given it away, Nier: Automata is a strange game, that comes from one of the strangest minds in gaming. Perennial madman Yoko Taro lives up to his reputation in the latest video asking players to pre-order, which nets you a bonus Emil t-shirt, possibly stripped off Takahisa Taura, game designer…
ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Feb 2017 by Kyle Johnson

Glory to Mankind in the Latest Nier: Automata Trailer

The latest Nier: Automata trailer shows quite a bit, yet tells absolutely nothing. The cunning madness of Yoko Taro and PlatinumGames is nearly upon us for our PlayStation 4 owning brethren, but in the meantime, trailers, interviews and extended gameplay demos have been cropping up all over, showing the sheer insanity that is Nier. Nier: Automata…
ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Feb 2017 by Kyle Johnson

So, What About Nier: Automata on PC?

Following the surprise reveal of Nier: Automata at Square Enix’s E3 Press Conference in 2015, details have been slim pickings for its PC port. Square Enix recently hosted a Q&A session via Facebook for the game (in English no less!), featuring designers, producers, and director Yoko Taro himself. With the release of Nier: Automata just weeks…