RPGFan


Sean Dowie
Nier: Automata Announced for Steam
Their announcement video deserves points for originality.
08.18.16 - 11:46 PM

Square Enix had a massive Gamescom, full of news for Deus Ex and Final Fantasy, but a smaller gem slipped through the cracks: the action RPG Nier: Automata. The title, developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix, was originally supposed to be a PS4 exclusive, but Nier: Automata director Yoko Taro released a strangely comedic video for Gamescom, which confirms the game for PC on Steam. You can watch the video below.

The original Nier was a game with a lot of heart, and an amazing story that was criticized for mediocre gameplay. The trailers for Nier: Automata, and news that the sublime PlatinumGames is handling the gameplay this time around, makes me believe that this game is one to watch in 2017.

Nier: Automata will release in early 2017 for PS4 and PC on Steam. It's unknown if both versions will release simultaneously, or if one version will come out before the other. Keep checking RPGFan for more info on Nier: Automata!


Back




Twitch Schedule & Status

Sunday, December 16th
Rogue Galaxy w/Maxx • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Mondays
Darksiders w/Maxx • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory w/Kat • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT

Tuesdays
Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Dragon Quest XI w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Wednesdays
Dragon Quest XI w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Thursdays
Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Dragon Quest XI w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Fridays
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance w/Kat • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Friday Super Variety Night w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Saturdays
Dragon Quest XI w/Scott • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Games of the Year 2018: Readers' Choice

Games of the Year 2018: Readers' Choice

Vote now!
Book of Demons

Book of Demons

Review
Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors

Podcast Feature
RPGFan Founders Roundtable ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature

RPGFan Founders Roundtable

An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature
Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 3

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 3

Feature
NieR: Automata Orchestral Arrangement Album Review

NieR: Automata Orchestral Arrangement Album

Review