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Podcast: Nier Game Club

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In the first game club for the new format Fred, Jam, and guest Fortengard jump into the ambitious world of Nier.  Developed by dissolved developer Cavia and published by Square Enix, this is one of the oddest titles to appear last generation.  In this episode the hosts dissect the development, campaign, gameplay, and audio/visuals of this divisive cult favorite.

Opening: Snow in Summer
Fishing: Song of the Ancients Fate
Town: Song of the Ancients (Devola)
Open Area: Hills of Radiant Winds
Dungeon: The Wrecked Automatons
Closing: Yona (Piano Version)

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Written by Fred Rojas

July 27, 2016 at 11:00 am

Nier Quick Look

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Fred tackles the next game in his quest for conquering cult classics. Nier is quite possibly the title from last generation with the most cult appeal and with last year’s announcement of a sequel it’s time to get it done.  This series will continue to grow in both this post and on the playlist on YouTube.  See the video description on YouTube for timestamps of the different sections.

***The live stream had issues until around 13:30, if you can’t handle choppy video/sound then you may want to skip to there.***

Footage was taken from a live stream of this session on This series airs Wendesdays at 11pm Eastern, but additional sessions may be announced. Follow @TheRealGH101 on twitter to get announcement details. Each episode will later be uploaded on this channel.

Written by Fred Rojas

February 12, 2016 at 11:00 am

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