NieR (Part 1)

Episode 203 · August 2nd, 2018 · 2 hrs 44 mins

About this Episode

Take a look, it's in a book. NieR released with a resounding thud in 2010, neither selling well nor pleasing critics. But since then, it's become a cult classic for people who like experimental narrative and varied play. Nier is a father who is desperately searching for a cure for his daughter's terminal illness. Yonah has the Black Scrawl, and a prophecy about a pair of magical books might be her salvation.

The problem is, the game isn't very fun to play, and while there is some really neat narrative stuff going on (with some very likeable and memorable characters), the juice might not be worth the squeeze.

This first episode covers the generalities of the game, and we go up through Nier's adventure in Facade.

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