Nier is a diversion that gives behind what we put in, and therein lies one of a biggest strengths. On a aspect it’s a reasonable RPG with movement combat, not so fantastic to compute it from a pack. Engage a small and shit starts to go south – not usually is it filled with weird, genre-defying gameplay moments (bullet hell, gardening, even a content adventure), though it’s also magnificently, wonderfully, unashamedly fucked up.
For example: one of your categorical celebration companions is a arrange of uncanny floating skeleton thing with a essence of a child, and it turns out that’s a slightest screwed adult thing about him. Every vital impression in Nier has a fucked adult backstory, and their personal resources – who and what they are – is never a genuine issue: it’s what other people have finished to them. Which turns out to be: unequivocally fucked adult things.
On tip of everyone’s personal fucked-up-ness, as we try you’ll learn that things are not as they seem, and in fact your whole query to save your daughter (or sister, if you’re personification a Japanese PS3 chronicle Nier Replicant) is fucked adult and a existence of everybody you’ve ever met and a universe we live is super fucked up. The final villain, an unchanging antagonist, turns out to be a strange from that Nier is expel as a shade or thoughtfulness – and that hurts.
And we’re still not done! Return in New Game+ to clear a backstories of a enemies we quarrel via a game, putting a whole new viewpoint on events, and finish 4 opposite playthroughs in sequence to clear a ultimate ending, that deletes your save record and bans we from ever regulating a character’s name again. What do we design from a Drakengard spin off?
The newer Nier Automata also deserves a place on this list, though it’s too new to spoil. Don’t nap on it.