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NieR: Automata Reaches New Milestone Of 4 Million Units In Worldwide Shipments And Digital Sales

By Sato . May 13, 2019 . 11:15pm

Square Enix announced that their PlatinumGames-developed action RPG, NieR: Automata, has reached a new milestone of 4 million in worldwide shipments and digital sales since its February 2017 launch.

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NieR: Automata Action Director On Inspirations And How NieR Differentiates Itself

By Alistair . May 12, 2019 . 4:32pm

In a recent interview, NieR: Automata action gameplay director Takahisa Taura talked about what differentiates NieR: Automata from other action games, as well as inspirations for 2B’s motions.

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Here Are The Top-20 Games Of The Heisei Era As Voted By Famitsu Readers

By Sato . April 24, 2019 . 12:00am

Famitsu recently held a poll for its readers to vote for their favorite games that released in the Heisei period (Jan 8, 1989 – May 1, 2019), and this week’s issue of the magazine has revealed the full top-20.

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Famitsu Readers’ Top-3 Heisei Era Games Are Chrono Trigger, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, NieR: Automata

By Sato . April 22, 2019 . 5:30am

With Japan transitioning into the Reiwa period on May 1, 2019, Famitsu held a poll for readers to vote on their favorite games from the Heisei period, which began on January 8, 1989.

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NieR: Automata’s YoRHa Stage Play Ver. 1.3a Reveals First Poster For Its All-Male Cast

By Sato . April 12, 2019 . 3:00pm

Following the NieR: Automata spinoff story and prequel in the YoRHa Stage Play Ver. 1.0, an updated version in 1.1, and an all-girls musical in Ver. 1.2, we’re getting an all-male cast for Ver 1.3. Here’s its first poster.

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Hear A2’s Voice Actress Read From NieR: Automata – Short Story Long

By Jenni . April 10, 2019 . 9:00am

Cheremi Leigh performed a brief reading of one of the NieR Automata – Short Story Long stories in a video promoting the collection’s English debut.

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Virtual Youtuber Yoko Taro To Retire From Idol Industry After First And Only Appearance

By Alistair . March 27, 2019 . 8:43am

Yoko Taro has made the shocking announcement that he’s retiring from the virtual Youtuber industry just after his debut appearance on Gems Company’s recent livestream.

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This Week In Sales: The Demon Hunting Boys Are Back In Town

By Sato . March 13, 2019 . 2:00pm

Last week in Japan, it was Devil May Cry 5 week with the release of the anticipated action game by Capcom. Otherwise it was a pretty quiet week with the only other new entry being Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn.

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Yoko Taro Barges Into Gems Company As A Virtual Youtuber

By Alistair . March 12, 2019 . 10:00am

As was foretold by the prophecies, Yoko Taro descended upon today’s Gems Company Virtual Cast VRadio show as a virtual Youtuber to lay judgement upon all.

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This Week In Sales: Dead or Alive Or Left Alive

By Sato . March 10, 2019 . 9:00am

Last week in Japan, we saw a number of notable releases with Dead or Alive 6, Left Alive, Zoids Wild: King of Blast, and Darius Cozmic Collection.

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Yoko Taro And Toby Fox Have A Pleasant Chat About Playing Undertale And NieR: Automata

By Sato . February 28, 2019 . 5:45am

NieR: Automata creator Yoko Taro and Undertale maker Toby Fox are both developers who won the hearts of fans across the West and East, and they recently sat together for a pleasant chat in this week’s Famitsu.

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This Week In Sales: An Anthem Debut And Glory To Mankind With A Game of the YoRHa Edition

By Sato . February 27, 2019 . 2:00pm

Last week in Japan, there were several key releases with the online multiplayer action RPG Anthem, NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition, Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match DX, and Ace Attorney Trilogy.

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Hai domo! Yoko Taro Is Set To Become A Virtual YouTuber In March

By Alistair . February 21, 2019 . 9:40am

During the latest NieR: Automata livestream for the game’s second anniversary, Producer Yosuke Saito surprised the crowd by revealing that Yoko Taro is set to become a VTuber in March.

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NieR: Automata Gets Adorable 2B LINE Stickers By Akihiko Yoshida

By Sato . February 20, 2019 . 4:15am

Square Enix is currently streaming Nier: Automata’s 2nd Anniversary Broadcast, and to commemorate the occasion they released a set of LINE stickers featuring 2B drawn by main character designer Akihiko Yoshida.

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This Week In Imports: YoRHa, Tanks, Objections, And Spiritual Horror

By Alistair . February 17, 2019 . 5:30pm

If you can guess what games are being mentioned in the title, that’s probably because they’ve all been released before.