NieR: Automata Anime in the Works

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As part of its fifth year anniversary celebration, critically-acclaimed action RPG NieR: Automata is receiving the anime treatment, announced during a fifth-anniversary livestream. Other anniversary goodies included brand new 2B and 9S artwork, a crossover event with Babylon’s Fall, and a 50 percent off sale for the game. The anime will be handled by Aniplex with Square Enix producing. While more details on the actual animation project – how many episodes, when it will air, who is directing – are scarce, more information will hopefully be forthcoming in the future.

NieR: Automata, released in 2017, was developed by PlatinumGames and directed by Yoko Taro. oprainfall rated the game 5/5, and awarded it our Best Multiplatform Game of 2017 and Best Gameplay of 2017.

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Leah's been playing video games since her brother first bought an Atari back in the 1980s and has no plans to stop playing anytime soon. She enjoys almost every genre of game, with some of her favourites being Final Fantasy Tactics, Shadow of the Colossus, Suikoden II and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Leah lives on the East Coast with her husband and son.