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PlayStation Picks Sale: Save Up to 50%

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017

We’re all gamers here at PlayStation Store – and we’re excited to finally share with you a little pet project we’ve been working on! Over the past few weeks we’ve been compiling a list of some our favorite games and working closely with our publisher friends to bring you today’s PlayStation Picks Sale.

Starting right now, save up to 50 percent on titles that run the gamut from some of the most successful franchises of all time to smaller independent games we’ve fallen in love with – and everything in between. PlayStation Plus members save up to 60 percent.

Head over to PS Store through the weekend to pick up NieR: Automata, Yakuza 0, Fortnite Deluxe Founder’s Pack and more.

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Discover the Creators: Yoko Taro’s Favorite PS4 Games

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017

Hello, my name is YOKO TARO. I did things like direct a game called NieR: Automata. I was asked to give a list of PS4 games that I recommend along with my comment for each so I did just that below. And I was told to write “one to two lines per game” but ended up writing quite a bit. But oh well. It’s okay right? Here it goes.

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PlayStation Blogcast 247: I, Automata

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017

Justin has Nier: Automata on the brain after finishing multiple playthroughs of its unique sci-fi story. But the hosts keep spoiler talk to a minimum, don’t worry! And that’s just the start. Also on the plate: Call of Duty: WWII, Prey, and our favorite side characters. Enjoy the show!

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Nier: Automata DLC Features New Coliseum Challenges and Rewards

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017

Glory to mankind, fellow humanoids!

We’ve just announced new content for Nier: Automata is on the way. The DLC, titled “3C3C1D119440927,” will be coming soon to PS4. In the DLC, players will be able to unlock new costumes for their favorite YoRHa androids: 2B, 9S, and A2. Fans might recognize the costumes, as they are inspired by characters from the previous Nier installment, Nier: Replicant.

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An Exclusive Look at the Creation of Nier: Automata’s Hero 2B

Posted by on Apr 03, 2017

Hello! My name is Hito Matsudaira and I’m a character modeller for Nier: Automata.

Does anyone famous in particular come to mind when you think of a character modeller? No one comes to my mind – character modellers rarely come out in public these days! Fortunately for me, I was given this opportunity so I would like to explain what kind of thoughts I had, and how I modeled the character 2B using some in-progress images of the character.

I would like to show you that the process isn’t as simple as changing an illustration into 3D.

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Here’s What Happened Before Nier: Automata’s Story Began

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017

It’s not every day we get to explore a game world as rich as that of Nier’s. The recently released Nier: Automata introduces a wealth of lore for both newcomers and fans of the original to get acquainted with.

As pointed out in yesterday’s tips guide, you don’t have to play the previous instalment to enjoy Automata’s bot-on-bot brawling. But players venturing into this weird and wonderful universe may find themselves asking a few questions. Questions like: “Where have all the humans gone?” “Why is Earth ruled by machines?” and “Who gave this blindfolded goth-loli a sword?”

To answer these — and add some context to the game’s post-apocalypse — you’ll need to take a look at the wider timeline of Nier. But to save you the trouble, we’ve poured through guidebooks, light novellas, and even a Yoko Taro penned stage play (Yes, really) to collect some of the most significant in-game events leading to Automata’s opening act.

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An Android’s Guide to Nier: Automata

Posted by on Mar 09, 2017

Nier: Automata, the latest from Square Enix and PlatinumGames, is out now on PS4. If you’re looking for an engrossing RPG and you don’t want to skimp on intense combat, this might be the game for you.

After spending the last fortnight trekking across Yoko Taro’s wonderfully bizarre sci-fi world, there’s several things I’ve learned along the way. Here are six tips to help new adventures, and best of all: no spoilers ahead!

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 3/7/2017

Posted by on Mar 03, 2017

The Santa Blanca cartel has spread across the beautiful landscapes of Bolivia, choking the populace and poisoning the government with bribery and corruption. It’s time to stop it. Ghost Recon Wildlands launches March 7 on PS4.

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