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Nier: Automata

Square Enix
Mar 7, 2017 - PlayStation 4, PC, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

89

Top Critic Average

93%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
Recommended
PC Gamer
79 / 100
IGN
8.9 / 10
Easy Allies
4.5 / 5
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
Game Informer
7.8 / 10
Polygon
8 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Nier: Automata

Yoko Taro's eccentric action RPG gets a follow-up that's every bit as surprising as its predecessor with a little help from Platinum Games.

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A beautiful, melancholy action RPG that’s effortlessly stylish and utterly unpredictable.

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Nier: Automata is a crazy, beautiful, and highly entertaining journey full of nutty ideas and awesome gameplay. It may not include the most sensical story or compelling characters, but its frenzied combat -- coupled with beautiful visuals and a stunning soundtrack – make it too much fun to pass up.

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While it's certainly not perfect, Nier: Automata is nonetheless a breath of fresh air that will challenge your thumbs as well as your thinking - a game with hydrocarbon heart and silicon soul that will stay with you long after you've set the controller down.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A fantastic mix of explosive action and thoughtful storytelling, that results in one of the most unpredictable and ambitious action role-players of the modern era.

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While the story has many cool and interesting moments, the repetition and lack of depth make them hard to fully appreciate

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If that's my biggest problem with it after clearing each of the game's five core endings, that should say everything. Nier: Automata is a game that's more than willing to make players feel small, both physically and conceptually. It wants to swallow them whole, and it succeeds. Nier demands patience with its antics — not to mention its definition of "ending" — but it's patience was rewarded.

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OpenCritic Coverage

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A Steam Patch For Nier: Automata Will Release Later This Week

A Steam Patch For Nier: Automata Will Release Later This Week

A patch for the Steam version of Nier: Automata will be released this week

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NieR Remake Will Receive New Content

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