Players assume the role of the unyielding protagonist, NIER, resolute in his quest to discover a cure for his daughter, who is infected with the Black Scrawl virus. Score:


Our Verdict: NIER is, in many ways, the kind of game critics of the Japanese RPG have been calling for: different, fresh, and in parts distinctly un-JRPG.

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Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 23/04/2010
Developer: Cavia
Publisher: Square-Enix Co
Genre: Action
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 3,236 1
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