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GF Rating
6.2

2254 ratings

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Nierly Great

posted by zargot (PHOENIX, AZ) Aug 23, 2010

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Member since Oct 2009

2 out of 3 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

I have to say that thirty minutes into this game I really didnt like it at all. I decided to stick with it and see where it would take me. I was pleasently suprised when after only a hour or so I was hooked. The game play/control is a little blocky at times but I was able to forgive this pretty easily as the game itself was very fun. You can customize weapons and the game has TONS of mini quest to do as well. Also the maps are pretty big and you can free roam much of the game and complete quest or visit new areas. I didnt really use the weapon upgrade system to much but if you are going for platinum then it would be a good help in beating those bosses quickly. The story was enjoyable also and another perk is that after you beat the game you can play through for multiple endings and tons of alternative storyline. All in all a good game!

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Neir is 'neir'er to the top than one might think..

posted by JediSpirit (JOHNSON CITY, TN) Jul 22, 2010

Member since Jul 2010

2 out of 3 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

I read some reviews on this game and although they didn't talk incredibly favorable of it, I decided to give it a go anyway. Not a mistake. I really enjoy this game! It's got a little bit of everything in it. You get to fish, and not just toss a line and press a button, no. You get to chose your bait, cast your line (though a bit wimpy for such a hero), then fight the fish. took me a little to get used to how it works, but now it's a very fun, and profitable thing to do in the game. There are puzzles, quests, battles, and cut-scenes that will make you question everything. You control the action in battle, too. none of that tell it what to do and eventually it'll do it turn based stuff. Weapon selection is key. I played and played for a week, then checked my status...4% complete! I thought for sure I was at least 25%, if not even close to 50% complete, but 4%?! It goes on and on, but doesn't get boring. there is always a twist to liven things up and keep you guessing. I don't know why it got such lame reviews. My only flaws with it are the occasional camera angle glitches. The interesting cast of characters is good too. All in all it's a fun game and I would highly recommend it.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Great game!

posted by magicklibr (KENNER, LA) Aug 10, 2010

Member since Aug 2010

3 out of 5 gamers (60%) found this review helpful

I've played many games for PS3 and I am also a huge Tomb Raider fan. I was skeptical about Nier because I saw many negative reviews, but as soon as I turned the game on, I was sucked in. The story is great, the characters are addicting. There are four different endings, but I only beat the first one, because first of all the game was long enough as it is and the first ending was really the only important one. He did get his daughter back. The only bad things about this game is having to go back and beat the second half of the game to see the other characters' endings and I didn't want to do the same thing over again. Also, I thought it would have been better if there weren't so much talking in the Forest of Myth and more action. If I could've seen the sequences acted out, it would have been better. Also, when you finally do beat the game, it would have been better to just be able to finish all the side quests at the end instead of repeating the game just to see someone elses ending. All in all, good game, you really only need to beat it once!

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