Nierautomata The End Of Yorha Edition: An In-Depth Review
Mode of Play
Nierautomata The End Of Yorha Edition (NEoY) is a critically acclaimed action-RPG developed by PlatinumGames. Players take on the role of androids 2B, 9S, and A2 as they discover the secrets of a post-apocalyptic world filled with machines in hopes of finding an answer to their existence. Players explore an open world filled with side quests, puzzles, enemies to battle, and secrets to uncover. Battles are fast paced and utilize a unique combination of light and heavy attacks as well as special abilities such as pod programs that can be used during combat for extra support. The game also features multiple endings based on the choices made throughout the game, allowing for multiple playthroughs and adding to its replay value.
Graphics & Art Direction
NEoY features impressive graphics that showcase an incredible level of detail despite its cartoonish art style. Character models are highly detailed with smooth animations while environments are filled with interactive elements such as buildings that can be explored or destroyed. Weather effects also add to the immersion by dynamically changing day and night cycles as well as random weather patterns such rain or snow. The game’s art direction reflects its post-apocalyptic setting which has been praised for its aesthetic design often compared to Blade Runner 2049’s look and feel.
The characters in NEoY are well developed through dialogue scenes between missions with optional conversations further deepening their individual motives and personal conflicts. Characters evolve over time changing their outlooks on life in the face of universal truths they discover during their journey. 2B is an android created by humans tasked with destroying all machines while 9S is a rogue android who experiences his