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NIER
7.6 out of 10

NIER

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Overall 6
6.0

Nier

Fragland
9 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Some time ago, Square-Enix would release one game every two years at max. Usually this was a new Final Fantasy or Dragon Quest, but also other top titles managed to shine with the company’s logo.
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Overall 8
8.0

NIER Review

GamerNode
9 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Nier is a game primarily about loss, pain, and suffering; ironically, it is also a breath of fresh air. This multi-genre adventure by Cavia may struggle to nail down mechanical grace, but survives and shines on the quality of its writing — its characters, commentary, and the heavy themes it lays on...
  • Pros: Mature storytelling, Deep characters, New game plus expands the narrative further, Experiments with and provides commentary on genre, Side-quests are optional
  • Cons: Loose controls, Dated graphics, Too many bullet-hell segments
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Overall 7
7.0
Looks 9
9.0

Nier Game Accessibility Review (PS3)

ablegamers.com
4 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Ghost of Christmas Past, nope, it’s just the Nier review I wish I would have had it in me to write when I wrote about it all those months ago… The game opens up with the usual studio/publisher logos, which are nicely done on either black or white backgrounds depending upon the color used for each...
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Overall 7
7.0
Looks 9
9.0

Nier (PS3)

ablegamers.com
4 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Ghost of Christmas Past, nope, it’s just the Nier review I wish I would have had it in me to write when I wrote about it all those months ago… The game opens up with the usual studio/publisher logos, which are nicely done on either black or white backgrounds depending upon the color used for each...
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

Game Informer
15 November 2010
  • Summary: Nier held my attention for over 30 hours. In this time, I traveled great lengths to harvest materials to upgrade my weapons, helped villagers with their chores, became the land’s premiere pumpkin grower, and amassed 100-hit combos through the game’s excellently crafted swordplay.
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 10
10
Addiction 6
6.0

To Nier or Not?

GIN
18 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Nier is a game where I learned my lesson; don't judge a game by its cover or trailers. I was excited to play this action RPG, but the longer I did play it my excitement dwindled to a slow dread. Here was a game published by Square Enix that no one was talking about. I found this very strange.
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Review: Nier (Sony PS3)

Diehard GameFAN
23 August 2010
  • Summary: Though the graphics may not be the best, Nier’s story and characters can easily catapult it up to a very high rating. The controls are sometimes a little annoying, but overall the gameplay is consistently fun.
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NIER Review

VideoGamer.com
20 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Where to start with NIER, perhaps the most genre-bending game of 2010? This JRPG from cavia (Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles) is a hodgepodge of so many gameplay types that it's impossible to work out, even once completed, what, exactly, it is. This is undoubtedly a good thing.
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
7 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Following a mammoth release like Final Fantasy XIII , it's easy for other games - even under the same developer-to fall victim to overshadowing. The buzz isn't as loud, the advertising not as aggressive and the company's overall efforts committed to one and not the other. Nier was a perfect example.
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Overall 8
8.0

NIER

Strategy Informer
5 August 2010
  • Conclusion: As an action-RPG, perhaps there is a better option available if you’ve yet to play through Darksiders, but Nier still manages to stand on its own accomplishments – as varied in mechanics and quality as they may be. For that reason alone, I’d suggest giving it a try.
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