Nier Developer Absorbed Into AQ Interactive

Cavia, the studio behind Drakengard and Nier, has been dissolved. 4Gamer reported the news at the end of a lengthy interview with Nier staff including comments from Taro Yokoo, Director.

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Cavia, at least the staff members, live on within AQ Interactive. AQ Interactive, the parent company of Artoon, Xseed, and previously Cavia, absorbed the studio.


With the cancellation of Cry-On, Nier was Cavia’s last project. No information on what Yokoo and his team are working on now, though. Recently, AQ Interactive has been focusing their efforts on browser games.

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