NieR: Automata for PlayStation 4
PS4

NieR: Automata

Mar 7, 2017

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Platinum Games
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

The distant future… Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon. The Council of Humanity organizes a resistance of android soldiers in an effort to take back their planet. To break the deadlock, the Resistance deploys a new unit of android infantry: YoRHa .

Critic Reviews

50 Reviews
8.70
Jim SterlingMar 21, 2017
Nier itself is important. It is, as far as I’m concerned, historically significant in terms of its design and the way in which it uses the framework of a videogame to tell an evolving story. If I had my way, every budding game developer would play this game to the point of acquiring endings A, B, C, D, and E before acquiescing to its final and alarmingly direct request.
Caty McCarthyMar 10, 2017
We don't get games like Nier: Automata too often. And by that I mean games that simultaneously weave a deeply harrowing existentialist narrative, in addition to playing with our expectations on how we play games. There's nothing else around like Nier: Automata (except for maybe its predecessor). And in an industry that sometimes leans too heavily on sameness, it's wholly refreshing.
Sam PrellMar 06, 2017
An exciting rush of trademark Platinum Games combat set against the background of a strange and intriguing world unlike any other.

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