In our longest episode to date, we delve deep into the desperation, dualities, and despair of Yoko Taro's brilliant Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139... We cover the ways this remake vastly improves on the original, its themes of miscommunication, body shame, and existential despair, and detail the story and how it diverges in its numerous replays. As a spoiler alert, we also touch on its connections to lore from Nier: Automata (which you should play immediately) and the Drakengard series (which you should probably avoid playing).
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