NieR soundtrack retooled into 8-bit awesomeness

By Heath | December 10, 2010 at 4:01 am

NieR‘s soundtrack has earned quite a bit of praise. Oh hey, here’s an amazing 8-bit redux.
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NieR Replicant strongly outsells NieR Gestalt in Japanese debuts

By Heath | May 6, 2010 at 9:15 pm

As Japanese software sales figures emerge, the PS3′s NieR Replicant, as expected, handily outsold the Xbox 360′s NieR Gestalt, as the former debuted at #1 and is outselling its 360 counterpart about five-to-one.  These are alternate versions of what is essentially the same game, though North America only got the Gestalt version on both consoles, under the less specific title of Nier.  Complete data for April 19-25 below:
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RPG scans for 5/3: Project K, Ni no Kuni, Xenoblade, Last Story, Jikan de Phatasia many more

By Heath | May 2, 2010 at 8:42 am

Ni no Kuni (DS), Project K (PSP), Xenoblade (Wii), Tokyo Mono Hara Shi (PSP), Last Ranker (PSP), Monster Hunter Frontier (360, PC), The Last Story (Wii), Jikan de Phantasia (PSP), Metal Max 3 (DS), NieR (360, PS3), Fate/Extra (PSP), God Eater (PSP), Shiren the Wanderer 4 (DS), Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 (DS), .hack//Link (PSP), and Zettai Hero (PSP), in that order.  So here’s a game we hadn’t heard anything about in a long time, and unsurprisingly has been delayed from Spring till fall 2010, Ni no Kuni for DS:
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Console RPG scans for April 21

By Heath | April 20, 2010 at 9:38 pm

Dengeki and Famitsu shots of White Knight Chronicles 2, Final Fantasy XIV, Xenoblade, Monster Hunter Frontier, NieR, Atelier Totori, Shining Force Cross, and Neptune.
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Nier soundtrack sampler online

By Janelle | April 8, 2010 at 4:21 am

The Japanese website for Nier Replicant/Gestalt updated today to include the track listing of the game’s soundtrack, as well as a link to 45-second samplers of the soundtrack on the Japanese Square Enix Youtube channel. The playlist looks like it gets a few new clips every day or two, including two that just went up less than an hour ago. The soundtrack will go on sale in Japan April 21, while both games release the day after.

New NieR Replicant/NieR Gestalt screens introduce new character

By Heath | March 20, 2010 at 10:46 pm

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Nier Gestalt/Replicant soundtrack information, plus promo videos

By Janelle | March 10, 2010 at 5:25 am

The Japanese Nier Gestalt/Replicant website was updated recently with two new promotional videos: one for each game.  Gestalt‘s video contains English dialogue snippets, whereas the Japan-only Replicant has the expected Japanese dialogue.  The website also posted information about the official soundtrack, which will go on sale  for 2800 yen on April 21, the day before the games’ Japanese release.  Nier Gestalt will be released as merely Nier for Xbox 360 and PS3 in North America on April 27.

One damsel NA will, one NA won’t be saving in NieR

By Heath | February 21, 2010 at 5:55 pm

New NieR scans show the two damsels in distress that the different versions feature. The 360′s NieR Gestalt features an older man trying to save his daughter, while the PS3′s NieR Replicant centers around a young man looking out for his little sister. However, as must be perpetually repeated, the PS3 title that North America gets will actually be a port of the 360 version. Who’s on first? NieR is.
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NieR – 23 screens (NieR Gestalt for 360, NieR Replicant for PS3)

By Heath | February 17, 2010 at 4:49 pm

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Various RPG scans 1/25/2010

By Heath | January 24, 2010 at 9:25 pm

Darksiders, Phantasy Star Portable 2, .hack//Link, Star Ocean: The Last Hope International, NieR Replicant, Final Fantasy XIV, Trinity Zill O’ll Zero, Ar Tonelico III, Fate/Extra, Tokyo Mono Hara Shi, Final Fantasy XIII, and Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep.
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NieR Gestalt, NieR Replicant – 37 new images

By Heath | January 22, 2010 at 11:41 pm

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Various RPG scans 1/14/2010

By Heath | January 13, 2010 at 9:54 pm

NieR, Dragon Quest VI, Star Ocean IV, Valkyria Chronicles 2, Ar Tonelico III, and Etrian Odyssey III.

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Square Enix RPG screens: Star Ocean IV International, NieR

By Heath | January 12, 2010 at 10:27 pm

Some screenshots of Star Ocean IV: The Last Hope International (PS3), NieR Gestalt (360), and NieR Replicant (PS3), in that order.
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NieR – 31 new screens, 1 artwork of giant enemies

By Heath | December 20, 2009 at 6:45 am

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