Countdown to NieR:Automata – 1 Day

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This illustration is by the head character designer and director of CyDesignation, Yoshida Akihiko. (吉田明彦). 

Source: NieR Official Twitter
Actually, we’re down to about four hours until the game becomes playable in Japan! My cat is very impatient!

Also, a release-day patch is now available for download!

And don’t forget the two new PS4 themes:


▲  Ho229 Type-B


▲  Ho229 Type-S

 

 Livestream

For anyone who is not spoiler-shy and would like a livestream to watch of the game, I plan on streaming at midnight…that is, in three hours from now. <3 I may stream a bit of Toukiden 2 before that to help pass the time.

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Countdown to NieR:Automata – 3 Days

Sorry for the huge delay in uploading the most recent Countdown artwork. It’s been a very hectic couple of days.

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This illustration is Platinum Games concept artist, Sugita Yuki. (須田裕貴). 

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This illustration is by Platinum Games modeling artist, Matsudaira Hito.
(松平仁). 

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This illustration is by Platinum Games concept artist, Koda Kazuma.
(幸田和磨). 

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This illustration is by the Square Enix character designer who worked on the new designs for Devola & Popola, Itahana Toshiyuki. (板鼻利幸). 

Source: 6 Days | 5 Days | 4 Days | 3 Days

Countdown to NieR:Automata – 12 Days

I was really busy yesterday at Tokaigi and exhausted from being my usual socially awkward self (lol), so I wasn’t able to comment on the new illustrations that are coming out of the official Twitter among other places. I thought this was a good chance to start covering this since I did something similar leading up to the release of Drag-on Dragoon 3 when it came out here in Japan. So, let’s start the countdown!!

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This illustration is by Platinum Games character modeler, Funahashi Eiji (舟橋英志).

  • He has been working on character modeling artist at Platinum Games for about 8 years since 2009.
  • He has participated in special seminars at various locations such as the Osaka Information And Computer Science College (OIC).
  • He worked on titles such as Bayonetta and The Wonderful 101.

Sources: NieR Official Twitter | Funahashi’s Twitter | PG Inside | Game Business | OIC