This game – this damn game – is the reason I didn’t publish an article on Secret Cave for more than two months.
I’d planned out at least four different articles for Nier in my head over that time, but none could do it justice. I had to keep playing until I’d reached 100% completion.
And once I saw everything it had to offer, I was at a total loss for words.
Nier is quite possibly the best gaming experience I’ve ever had. I say “experience” because (as with an increasing number of titles) Nier manages to interact with the player directly, completely separate from the in-game characters.… [continue reading]