"NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139" Reboot Announced for Western Release

NieR: Replicant is being remade – though the more correct term, according to Square Enix producer Yusuke Saito, is a "version up." The announcement sneaked out during the night via trailer, and it's called NieR: Replicant Ver.1.22474487139. It's been confirmed for a Western release by Square Enix themselves, so there's no hoping we'll actually get […]

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Platinum Games Launch A "Four" Website Leading To "NieR" Speculation

Platinum Games decided to stir the pot a little this morning as they have launched a new website that has NieR fans excited and confused. The website in question is simply called There isn't much to it, just a lot of animation surrounding the number 4, as you see in the image below. No […]

Square Enix is Hosting a 2nd Anniversary Stream for NieR: Automata

Square Enix is hosting a special 2nd Anniversary stream for NieR: Automata, to celebrate the game's 2nd birthday as well as the launch of the Game of the YoRHa Edition. The event will be broadcast at the Storia Cafe in Tokyo's Ikebukuro district and livestreamed via the Square Enix Presents YouTube channel on February 20th at 8pm […]

ESRB Listings Reveal NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition

It seems as if the ESRB's ratings list has revealed a game ahead of its official announcement yet again. This time the unlikely revelation targeted Square Enix's NieR: Automata. Based on the ESRB's official website, it appears the game is getting a GOTY edition called NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition. The YoRHa edition […]

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Nier: Automata Become as Gods Gets a New Launch Trailer

Nier: Automata Become as Gods version of the game, which sees the title ported onto Xbox One has gotten a trailer to show off the fan-favourite title. Nier: Automata was easily one of last year's great surprises. At the start of the year, thinking that Nier would be one of the best franchises in gaming […]

NieR: Automata is Coming to Xbox with Visual Enhancements

Square Enix and Microsoft are bringing NieR: Automata to the Xbox One family of consoles along with some visual enhancements for the Xbox One X. The NieR: Automata Become as Gods Edition is set to release on June 26, 2018. The Xbox One edition will feature the base game alongside exciting digital content, including: the 3C3C1D119440927 Expansion […]

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There is a 50% Chance the NieR Franchise Will Continue After NieR: Automata

During the NieR: Automata One Year Anniversary Celebration panel at PAX East, Director Yoko Taro, Producer Yosuke Saito, and Composer Keiichi Okabe responded to questions from the audience. The question on everyone's mind: when are we getting another NieR game? Saito mentioned that there is a 50% chance of the NieR series to be continued with another game, but clarified […]

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Third Editions Announces a NieR: Automata Novel as Next Translation

Thanks to the success of their current Kickstarter campaign for a second series of The Legend of Zelda, Dark Souls, and Final Fantasy books, Third Editions has announced a translation of their NieR: Automata themed book as one of the campaign's stretch goals. The NieR book is the next major stretch goal in the campaign, which has accrued €70,569 EUR […]

Director Yoko Taro Shares Special Message with NieR: Automata for First Anniversary

The post-apocalyptic android-filled NieR: Automata is now celebrating its first anniversary on PS4, and to celebrate, game director Yoko Taro has released a special message for fans of the RPG. Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the PAL release date of the game, which hit on March 10th, 2017. The initial release for Automata was on February […]


NieR: Automata is Getting Two Theater Productions and a Cafe in Japan

NieR: Automata may not have had the same reception in the western world as it did in Japan, but that doesn't mean this news isn't as interesting as 2B's fashion choices. NieR: Automata was a massive success in Japan and continues to be a fan favorite where it won a Users' Choice prize at the PlayStation […]

Yoko Taro Plans to Keep Working with NieR: Automata Developer PlatinumGames

Nier: Automata's eccentric game director Yoko Taro discussed his plans to keep working with developer PlatinumGames in a recent and wide-ranging interview with Game Informer. Taro started off by discussing how he wound up making NieR: Automata after his prior studio Cavia folded in the wake of Drakengrad 3. And despite being there for every step of the production, Taro […]

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NieR: Automata's 3C3C1D119440927 DLC Has Launched

The first major content DLC for NieR: Automata is available starting today for $13.99 on the PlayStation 4 and Steam for PC. With a typically NieR-style title of 3C3C1D119440927, this DLC includes three new colosseums to challenge and additional sub-quests which will yield some exciting rewards, like: ●      Costumes from the previous Japanese release, NieR: Replicant, including the "Revealing Outfit" for […]

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New Costumes And Colosseum Challenges Are Coming To NieR: Automata In May

Fans will soon have more to experience in the world of NieR: Automata after Square Enix's latest announcement that a set of downloadable content will be available for the PlayStation 4 and Steam on May 2nd, 2017. The DLC is, in typical NieR fashion, titled "3C3C1D119440927", and it will include three exciting new colosseums to challenge, alongside additional sub-quests. The […]

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A Hack-And-Slash RPG At It's Best – A NieR: Automata Review

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Square Enix and PlatinumGames' NieR:Automata is the sort of game that likes to defy expectations. Sure, it's a game where you play a silver-haired android girl who throws around giant swords in a hack-and-slash game. And sure, the androids are fighting the alien machines for control of earth, But that's underestimating the depth of […]

NieR: Automata Will Make It To PC On March 17th

Square Enix and PlatinumGame's action RPG NieR: Automata will indeed make it to PC starting March 17th. Pre-orders are now live. From the press release, "Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S, and A2, and their ferocious battle to reclaim a machine-driven dystopia abandoned by humankind and overrun […]

Want To Watch 27 Minutes Of NieR: Automata Today? We've Got You Covered

Square Enix released a nice 27 minute gameplay video today of their upcoming game, NieR: Automata. The almost half-hour of uncut gameplay footage shows off the game's combat and exploration as well as the "Reliquary" system where players can return to where their characters were defeated to gain extra buffs or assist an ally; 17 […]

Nier: Automata Is Getting An Update To Remove A Possible Dig At Nintendo

Square Enix and Platinum Games' NieR: Automata hasn't even been released in the west yet, and it's already being patched due to player complaints about a trash item in the game. The trash in question is named "NIN-64" and it's description reads "trash that was fished up." Seems like a lazy but obvious dig at Nintendo […]

NieR: Automata Will Probably Not Be Coming To Xbox One Anytime Soon

NieR: Automata's producer Yosuke Saito told Express UK that currently there were no plans to bring Platinum Games and Square Enix's latest title to the Xbox One. Despite saying that they would be publishing the game on both platforms a few months ago, it seems like development on that side has completely halted – if […]

NieR: Automata Gets First Gameplay Footage

NieR is one of Square Enix's lesser known properties, but it certainly has it's own niche audience. Every few months or so, I'll meet someone who swears by it, which convinces me that NieR: Automata will find its audience. It will also be double pronged on that front  too, because the game is being developed […]