NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139

Rating Summary

Based on 108 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

86%

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Based on 108 critic reviews
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8 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2021

Improved visuals and smoothed out combat go a long way in Nier's update, but it's the story that's the star of the show

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90 / 100
Apr 22, 2021

Nier Replicant is a fabulous remaster of a lauded but messy cult classic, improving it without giving up on its essential strangeness.

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No Recommendation / Blank
Apr 22, 2021

A safe choice for fans, this slight reimagining turns a weak game into an okay one.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 27, 2021
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8 / 10
Apr 22, 2021

A highly polished remaster of the almost-classic action role-player, that is still stuck with some of the original flaws but allows the thoughtful, and very humorous, script to shine.

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8.3 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2021

You'll spend most of your time going from Point A to Point B collecting materials for forgettable NPCs, but the main questline will keep you on the edge of your seat

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Unscored
Apr 22, 2021

So I return to the caveats. If you’re a fan of the series, and you can respect the audacity of these decade-old ideas, Nier Replicant is the best appetizer yet for whatever main course Square Enix will inevitably serve in the future. But for newcomers or casual fans, the caveat stands: Nier Replicant is worth the time, but only if you have plenty of time to spend.

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8 / 10
Apr 22, 2021

Though antiquated in some respects, Nier Replicant will tear your heart out with its timeless story, endearing and tragic characters, and beautiful soundtrack.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2021

Nier Replicant ver. 1.22 is an excellent spin on the traditional hero’s journey and will give Nier Automata fans a new appreciation for that title. It’s a lovingly crafted rerelease and will delight both new and old players alike.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2021

There aren't many games like NieR Replicant, and I'm not just talking about in the modern era, but since 2010 as a whole. Whatever power that be helped Yoko Taro become world-famous, to the point where he can keep making these weird masterpieces, in any format: thank you.

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