The man. The myth. The legend.
Yoko Taro has significantly grown in influence with the success of Nier: Automata (which has surpassed 1 million in sales), and his eccentric demeanour has been fun to watch. From rolling on the floor excited with Automata’s pre-order T-shirt to approving the work of fanart by the community, even lewd ones,
And that continues with toco toco TV’s interview. We see him doing some work, playing games at work, playing games at home, and visit a local spot in Osaka housing numerous pinball machines. All with his now iconic mask on. (Apparently there’s a small hole that could fit a straw inside that mask, and there’s not [...]
Good news for fans of the NieR series, NieR Automata has exceeded 1 million copies in shipment and digital sales, as confirmed in this statement by Square Enix.
Quite an achievement considering the original NieR only sold around 290k copies back in 2010. This even made the series director, Yoko Taro, every emotional!
Here’s to more success to this series! And we can’t wait to purchase it when the Asian Steam release of NieR:Automata comes out sometime in April. But it is available now for PS4 and some of the region on Steam.
Platinum Games reveals their reasons why NieR: Automata won’t be coming to Xbox One and only to be released on the popular platform. (so Platinum Games indirectly said that XBox One probably isn’t popular enough)
Platinum Games’ latest action-RPG NieR: Automata won’t be coming to XBox One but will be released on PC. Most of you would be wondering how and why the Platinum Games reach such conclusion, Platinum Games and Square Enix could enhance their total potential to get maximum sales by releasing the games on varieties of platforms.
“The main reason for this is that the Japanese market for XBox One is not strong, so the decision was made [...]
Recently, Playstation Underground uploaded a Nier: Automata open world gameplay to tease us how the game will end up be released on 7th March 2017. (prepare those money boys)
Adding oil to the fire, New Game Plus mode that retold the second half of the game from another character’s perspective adding up with tons of new cutscenes showing bosses’ backstories from their point of view. Director Yoko Taro noted that Nier:Automata will continue that tradition. “People who have only played through the first ending of Nier:Automata ending have probably not even seen half of the story,” he said on Eu PlayStationBlog. WHAT DOES IT MEANS? well, obviously you had [...]
Nier is a cult hit action RPG released back in 2005. It had a long of good thing going with its combination of 3D and 2D platforming, interesting setting of a post-apocalyptic world, and character action combat mixed with some bullet-hell shooting. The only problem? It’s not a refined experience, plenty of clunkiness and unevenness of the gameplay rests the game as a cult hit. But Square Enix is taking another chance with the series by taking a few of the key personnel from Nier such as game designer Yoko Taro and pair them up with a studio known for making good action games: PlatinumGames.
Like how Nier is an spin-off from one of the many endings from the series [...]