NIER: AUTOMATA

The Nier Automata Church Mod is Out Now With a New Ending

Reddit’s Nier: Automata church mod had us all scrambling to solve a viral video mystery, and now you can explore the player-made level for yourself. Creators DevolasRevenge, Woeful_Wolf, and RaiderB have made The Nier Automata Church mod publically available, and this version includes a few changes from the original. Half…

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The Nier Church Mod is out now, and you can download it on Nexus Mods.

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The Nier Automata Church Was a Clever, Entertaining Fake

Earlier this week, we reported on a strange church that had seemingly been discovered in Nier: Automata via a Reddit post in the Nier community. At the time, no one really knew what was going on, but no real answer really seemed to make sense. Now it has been revealed that the…

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The Curious Case of Nier Automata’s Newly Discovered Church

On July 25, a reddit user that goes by the moniker of sadfutago accidentally blew up the Nier: Automata community. In a post on the subreddit r/nier, sadfutago consigned a thread that was actually an update to several earlier attempts to draw attention to an oddity he discovered in Nier: Automata,…

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A2 standing in the odd church in Nier: Automata

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Nier Automata: End of YoRHa Edition Coming to Switch

Five years after its initial 2017 release, Square Enix is bringing Yoko Taro’s seminal open-world action game Nier: Automata to the Nintendo Switch for the first time. The title was announced today as part of Nintendo’s third-party partner Direct, which focused on titles from Nintendo partners like Capcom and Square…

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I Hope Nier: Automata’s Anime Can Replicate its Best Moments

I’m generally pretty wary of anime video game adaptations more than I am even movie adaptations. Not because there aren’t some good ones out there. But for every original project like Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School that feels built for the medium, there’s a Persona 5: The…

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The Fancies 2021: Fanbyte Community Picks

Community Picks include any game that prominent members of our community enjoyed this year, regardless of release date, genre, or format! (They’re really good, too. Last year’s list introduced me to some of my new favorites.) These goofballs genuinely made my year. Thanks to everyone who read, watched, kicked my ass…

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Nier Automata Has Sold Over Five Million Copies

On the fourth anniversary of Nier Automata‘s release, Square Enix has announced a new milestone for the critical darling’s sales numbers. Across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Nier Automata has sold over five million copies. To put that into perspective, Nier Automata has outsold about eight times the original Nier. It is far and…

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NieR’s And NieR: Automata’s Soundtracks Are Officially Streaming Now

Slowly, video game publishers are making it easier to not turn to YouTube for your video game soundtrack needs. Thanks to Square Enix, the latest is likely a big deal to any fan of orchestral music and/or JRPGs. Now, you don’t have to pause your Spotify to get the NieR: Automata soundtrack…

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PlatinumGames Teases Massive Year As It Unveils Tencent Investment

PlatinumGames has been on a killing streak with its game releases, and it seems that’ll continue into 2020. In an interview with Inside Games (translated by Siliconera), the studio promised a year chock full of surprises and announcements. The first? Apparently, that it’s been invested in by Chinese megacorp Tencent.…

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Why Drakengard 3 is the Perfect Game For Troubled Times

The world of Drakengard 3 is doomed from the very start. The game is the chronological first entry in the universe of both the Drakengard and Nier series, and players of those games already knew that the future of the setting was pretty bleak. By the events of Nier, humanity…

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5 Games to Avoid If You Have Stuff in the Morning

I’m not gonna name any names, but somebody here at Fanbyte totally beefed it today by way, way oversleeping, party due to a late-night playthrough of Inside that was too enthralling to stop. This person had plenty of opportunities to put the game down and go to bed, but their…

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Study for Finals with These 5 Game Soundtracks

Students of the world, we support and believe in your endeavors. We trust that you will take this flaming wreckage of a planet and turn it into a place capable of supporting human life, long after our tired souls have left this mortal coil. And by the time you’re done,…

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If 2B Were Your Girlfriend

She might seem like an unfeeling android on the outside, but inside she also has parts that can electrocute you.

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Nier: Automata may have 26 endings, but it respects my time

Even though Nier: Automata forces you to replay it over and over to see the whole story, it's honest about what it's doing

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Best Game Soundtracks March 2017

From Night in the Woods to NieR, March was a moody, mysterious month of tunes.

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Nier: Automata review impressions

Nier-ly there.

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If NieR: Automata’s combat is too much, it’ll do the fighting for you

Probably not as helpful during boss fights, however.

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Here’s not one, but TWO new NieR: Automata trailers

And yes, the music is still great.

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