TRAILER | PS4 Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | 9:21 PM

E3: NieR new project announced

E3: NieR new project announced

Square Enix and Platinum Games are working on a NieR new project. The development team is composed of the first game's director Yoko Taro, character designer Akihiko Yoshida, game designer Takahisa Taura and composer Keiichi Okabe. It is "now in development exclusively for the PlayStation 4". More details coming this Fall, meanwhile you can watch the trailer inside.



SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES NEW TITLE IN THE NIER SERIES
All-Star Development Team Formed for NieR New Project


LOS ANGELES (June 16, 2015) – SQUARE ENIX® today revealed NieR® New Project (temporary name), a new third-person action role-playing game (RPG) and follow-up to the 2010 cult hit NieR. Offering a fresh blend of action and RPG gameplay styles, NieR New Project is currently being developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc. exclusively for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system.

The game’s all-star development team consists of producer Yosuke Saito (DRAGON QUEST® X / NieR), director YOKO TARO (Drakengard® / NieR), character designer Akihiko Yoshida from CyDesignation, Inc. (FINAL FANTASY® XIV / BRAVELY DEFAULT®), game designer Takahisa Taura from PlatinumGames Inc. (Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance), and composer Keiichi Okabe from MONACA, Inc. (TEKKEN / Drakengard / NieR). PlatinumGames Inc. will be amplifying the action-oriented combat and building a beautifully diverse visual experience that will fully harness the graphical power of the PlayStation®4 system.

More information regarding the game will be unveiled this Fall.

NieR New Project is now in development exclusively for the PlayStation®4 system and is not yet rated.

E3 Trailer

All comments

Commented on 2015-06-16 21:49:55
Beautiful music and concept art. Here's hoping Platinum doesn't ruin this with their generally terrible art direction in every game.
Commented on 2015-06-16 21:53:48
The first game has this crazy loyal fanbase. Checked the game out and didn't think much of it. Maybe this will be better but i'm not holding my breath.

Also, could it have been THIS keighly was hyping?
Commented on 2015-06-16 21:55:05 In reply to Nanosecond
Posted by Nanosecond
Beautiful music and concept art. Here's hoping Platinum doesn't ruin this with their generally terrible art direction in every game.
Again, they are not doing any directing, nor music, nor art direction, only combat gameplay.

Dont worry.
Commented on 2015-06-16 21:55:58 In reply to IRAIPT0IR
Posted by IRAIPT0IR
Again, they are not doing any directing, nor music, nor art direction, only combat gameplay.

Dont worry.
Good. Very good.
Commented on 2015-06-16 21:58:22
I really loved the first one, it was a different kind of game that we are use to over here and it was a great experience.

Cant wait for this one myself.
Commented on 2015-06-16 22:00:52 In reply to IRAIPT0IR
Posted by IRAIPT0IR
Again, they are not doing any directing, nor music, nor art direction, only combat gameplay.

Dont worry.
Well then.
Commented on 2015-06-16 22:09:07
Hmm this is a cool announcement. I never got round to playing the first one, but Platinum's involvement in this makes me very interested.
Commented on 2015-06-16 22:21:00
It's really disheartening that so many people missed the first game. Like Dragon's Dogma, it is one of those games that just slipped under the radar but need a lot more attention.
Commented on 2015-06-16 22:42:30
hmm that CG model looks more like an ingame model to be honest.
Commented on 2015-06-17 00:00:24
Square-Enix is finally going to find it's footing.
Commented on 2015-06-17 09:08:08 In reply to Nanosecond
Posted by Nanosecond
It's really disheartening that so many people missed the first game. Like Dragon's Dogma, it is one of those games that just slipped under the radar but need a lot more attention.
Well said. I am yet to play either but heard lot of good things about these games. Ensalved too lol
Commented on 2015-06-17 14:32:44
I love Nier, but I can certainly understand why it turned off some people. The visuals and gameplay are very rough around the edges. It's the story, characters, and music that really shine.

I am so freaking happy that this is happening. Having the original director and composer is key and all I really needed to be excited. Handing the combat to Platinum puts it on another level of hype.
Commented on 2015-06-17 14:44:10
I though I'm the only one who don't want Platinum Games to touch any game, overrated dev, I like Bayonetta 1 but 2 was boring.
Commented on 2015-08-02 19:31:34
well the first game was like the first version of Assassin's creed....
a game that you have to play.....
lets hope this one would be like the first one

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