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NIER release date confirmed

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on 3 February 2010

Square Enix announced today that its upcoming action game NIER will get a simultaneous release in PAL regions and Europe on April 23. The game is due out on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game will be available in North America on April 27.

NIER is a new game from Square. The game is pegged as an action-RPG, set in a crumbling world plagued by disease and dark creatures. You’ll play as NIER, who is on a quest to find a cure for his daughter's Black Scrawl disease. You’ll find allies on your adventure and you’ll carry a mysterious book.

Larry Sparks, Vice President Brands PAL Region of Square Enix Ltd. comments, “NIER fuses fast-paced action with a mature and mysterious narrative. The game sees a new direction for Square Enix and one that will appeal to action, adventure and RPG fans. We look forward to its release across PAL territories.”

In case you missed this story trailer, check it out below.