Tags : nier automata

Yoko Taro wants NieR Automata skins in Fall Guys

Yoko Taro would like to collaborate with Mediatonic to produce Nier Automata costumes for Fall Guys Ultimate Knockout. The NieR Automata director recently live-streamed the colourful, ultra-popular party game on Youtube, as part of a birthday celebration for producer Yosuke Saito. Mediatonic’s Ed Fear showed up part way through and started tweeting a running commentary. […]Read More

YoRHa Stage Play Ver. 1.3a Reveals Its All-Male Cast

I have no idea how I entirely missed this glorious set of events happening, but there have been multiple spin-off stories for NieR: Automata that have taken the form of stage plays, and now we have had the YoRHa Stage Play Ver. 1.3a confirmed along with its all-male cast.   This is following the spinoff story […]Read More

NieR: Automata 2nd Anniversary Broadcast Coming On February 20th

Very few games have dragged me into them quite like 2017’s NieR: Automata, and ahead of the release of the Game of the YoRHa Edition, Square-Enix have revealed that they will host a commemoration broadcast from their Ikebukuro Storia Cafe on February 20th 2019 from 8pm JST.   The broadcast will feature the latest information […]Read More

NieR:Automata collaboration event coming to Star Ocean: Anamnesis

We have become slightly addicted to STAR OCEAN: ANAMNESIS since it launched for iOS and Android, massively enjoying the mix of absurd story, engaging (if repetitive) combat and generous stamina distribution. It’s probably our most played mobile title since Pokémon Go!, so we’re glad that Square-Enix are continuing to support the game with events, especially […]Read More

6 Games with Weird but Good Battle Systems

People are always finding new and exciting ways to change up gameplay and combat tends to be a prime area for experimentation. Sometimes it works, other times it’s downright odd. Sometimes both. Here are 6 games with weird but good battle systems.     While there’s something to be said for a trusty familiar battle […]Read More

NieR: Automata Novels Are Heading West

Two NieR: Automata novels are making their way Westward, courtesy of Viz Media. NieR: Automata – Long Story Short is a novelisation of the game, whilst NieR: Automata – Short Story Long is a collection of short stories from series creator Yoko Taro and Jun Eishima.   Long Story Short will release in the West […]Read More

The 2017 Christmas Just Played Blowout!

Merry Christmas. Recently, some of the Rice writers were allowed to take a small sliver of break time to celebrate the “man who comes down chimneys” and the ritualistic “burning of the calendars”. Here’s a big, blow-out Just Played with some of the stuff we ended up catching up on over that time!     […]Read More

Rice Digital Reader’s Choice Awards 2017 Winners Announced

We asked our dear readers to vote for their favourite games of various categories — reader’s choice awards, if you will. Some great games made the cut — some savagely, and others very close. You can view the votes here. Read on to take a look at some of the best games of 2017… according […]Read More

Bring Arts 2B Figure and Machine Lifeform Set Releases March

Square Enix’s Bring Arts figure series is getting some NieR: Automata additions with a 2B figure and Machine Lifeform set! There’s also a version without 2B, which has two Machine Lifeform figures and additional accessories instead. There isn’t a version which is just the 2B figure on its own though.   The 2B figure in […]Read More

Yoko Taro: “JRPG Needs Fishing”

Have you ever noticed that a lot of Japanese games seem to have fishing mini-games? From full on JRPGs like Final Fantasy XV or Dark Cloud, and even more action orientated titles such as Yakuza or Deadly Premonition. For Yoko Taro, the reason why for the former is clear: “JRPG needs fishing”.   JRPG needs fishing. […]Read More