Nier Considered A “Second Pillar” Of Square Enix Action RPGs

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According to Nier producer Yosuke Saito, the company has two core RPG series Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. But, Kingdom Hearts is Square Enix’s only well known action RPG series.

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Nier, began development as a second action RPG pillar,” Saito said in an interview with Mantan Web. Prior to working on Nier, Saito developed another action RPG series with Cavia for Square Enix. Drakengard or Drag-on Dragoon as its known in Japan never became a “pillar” or core series for the mega publisher. Will Nier?

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