Nier: Automata

Square Enix

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
89
Top Critic Average
94%
Critics Recommend
Based on 149 critic reviews
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Nier: Automata

Rating Summary

Based on 149 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

89

Top Critic Average

94%

Critics Recommend

Based on 149 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 7, 2017
PCMar 17, 2017

Publisher: Square Enix

Genres: Action, RPG

The distant future. Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon. The Council of Humanity organizes a resistance of android soldiers in an effort to take back their planet. To break the deadlock, the Resistance deploys a new unit of android infantry: YoRHa. In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world...

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PC Gamer

79 / 100
Andy Kelly

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

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

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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IGN

8.9 / 10.0
IGN

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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