A bleak, depressing and utterly, utterly wonderful game, Taro Yoko’s Nier is a modern masterpiece, effortlessly blending a variety of game styles and ways to present a narrative to create a chaotic but coherent whole.
Developer: Cavia Publisher: Square Enix Available on: Xbox 360, PS3 (retail only)
From the Archives: Drawing the Line-Any dedicated JRPG fan will know what an uphill struggle it is to get people who have found themselves drifting away from the genre to actually play one of your favorite games. All too often, people are keen to dismiss the whole genre as “Japanese bullshit” at best, depraved disgusting sexist paedophilic misogynist nonsense at worst. Ever-determined … Continue reading From the Archives: Drawing the Line→
Nier Automata: Introduction and History-In order to understand Nier: Automata and its predecessors, it's important to understand creator Taro Yoko -- well, as much as it's possible to understand him, anyway.