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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Hello, I’m Yoko Taro. I’m the director for a game called Nier: Automata that launches March 7 on PS4.
The reason why I’m writing here today is because I received a question from the PlayStation.Blog team:
“The original Nier has become a cult classic, but what does it mean to you, and what were your goals for the sequel?”
latinumGames is adding to its pedigree of action games with Nier: Automata, but let’s not forget that there are also elements in this game that any RPG fan can appreciate, combined with unique twists in this incredible, post-apocalyptic world.
Would you be willing to answer a few brief questions about PlayStation.Blog?