Kung Fury hits 20 million views on YouTube!

Congrats to David Sandberg and his Kung Fu posse of talented actors, crew, staff, backers, fans… anybody and everybody who had a hand in making this hell of an amazing ride through time, as seen through an 80s tinted lens.

Kung Fury hits 20 million views

Kung Fury hits 20 million views!

I was pretty late to the party since I never used Reddit prior to watching, so I wasn’t able to help out during the Kickstarter phase. In retrospect, I’m really upset about that, but I hope there will be another chance sometime to help support the creative innovation of this team.

It’s not much nor very good, but here’s a little photo edit of me during an “I’m bored!” solo photo session one night in celebration of the 20 million views. ^^;

And if you haven’t seen it yet, here it is:

 

Square Enix’s iPhone/Android Game “Rampage Land Rankers” Will Feature a NieR Stage

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The new RPG by Square Enix for iPhone and Android, which was revealed this past April, will feature unique dungeons from other SQEX games such as NieR Replicant (7/16), Dewprism (7/17), and Valkyrie Profile (7/18).

The Town Cursed by Shades: The Aerie, 1F

The Town Cursed by Shades: The Aerie, 1F

You've encountered a Shade and enter battle.

You’ve encountered a Shade and enter battle.

The Shade from NieR uses a stomp attack that causes paralysis. The spherical shades attack with magic bullets that are all too familiar. Hook also makes an appearance, as seen below.

Pre-registration to obtain some free in-game items will close by the end of tonight (Japan time). The game is currently available for downloads but cannot be played until 11am tomorrow morning.

Producer: Ichiro Hazama
Planning/Supervisor: Mitsunori Takahashi
Character Illustration: Tetsuya Nomura, Roberto Ferrari
Creative Producer: Tetsuya Nomura
Director: Mitsunori Takahashi
Project Manager: Masashi Fujiwara, Kei Iwamiya
Development: Hexa Drive

Vocals & Lyrics: ChriS Ito
Music: Takeharu Ishimoto
Guitar: Hirokazu Ogura
Bass: T$UYO$HI (P.T.P/The Bonez)
Drum: ZAX (P.T.P/The Bonez)

Information for iOS via iTunes:
Seller:
SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd.
Category: Games
Updated: Jul 16, 2015
Version: 1.0.5
Size: 97.6 MB
Rating: Rated 9+ for the following: Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Family Sharing: Yes
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.
Languages: English

Download Screen (iPhone)

Download Screen (iPhone)

Title Screen

Title Screen

 

hook

Hook is back!

View many more images here.

 


NieR RepliCant: The Aerie
BGM: Cold Steel Coffin
Part of the “Legend” set of Dungeons


Other Videos:


The Trailer


Basic Gameplay


Battle


Joint Battle


The Mission

 


Related News and Links

Official Site
iOS version on iTunes
Android version on Google Play
Famitsu
Dengeki Online
Game Watch

Game Biz
Gpara
Weekly Ascii
4Gamer
Article by Siliconera, April 16

YoRHa Summary

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Since very few people have even heard of Yoko Taro’s stage play, I wanted to either translate the script or at least write a brief summary of its contents. I asked for permission to translate it directly, but due to various copyright issues and the fact that I am just a fan hardly doing any official work, I doubt I will be given an official OK.

Therefore, I’ve decided on the latter, only writing up a [hopefully] brief summary of the play. I will continue updating this in segments until it’s completed.

I’ve found several typos and inconsistencies between the script and what actually happens on stage. For right now, I will merely describe and/or translate the script as it is and make edits later.

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NieR New Project – Famitsu Staff Interview

A couple days ago, Famitsu released the online version of their staff interview with the developers behind the new NieR title. This interview was originally published in Issue No.1385 of Famitsu magazine, released on June 25. These are my notes that I took while reading the article.

Front row (R to L): Yoko Taro, Saito Yosuke Back row (R to L): Okabe Keiichi, Taura Takahisa, Yoshida Akihiko

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NieR New Project: Dengeki Online Scans

I’ve posted my translations from the most important parts from the Dengeki interview in a previous post, but here are my scans of the actual article in the magazine. I’m very sorry, though; my scanning/editing skills are not that great, so I cannot splice the pages as seamlessly as others with more skill can. You can also view these images in the DOD/NieR Image Gallery here.

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Nier2.com

Just so that people aren’t confused when you come here, I’ve added a new URL to be directed to this blog. Since we’re shifting into a new world after DOD3, I thought we need to expand beyond it.

Whether you load drakengard-3.com or nier2.com, you will see the same blog so you won’t miss out on any new and breaking information.

I’m also thinking about updating the title of the main Facebook page to reflect both the Drakengard and Nier worlds.

But for the time being, I’ve updated the blog to use a NieR2 themed top image, so please don’t be confused if you load drakengard-3.com and see the Nier image. xD We’re merging both worlds here now. <3

NieR New Project

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I’ve been so busy, I have not had the time nor the energy to make an official post here about the recent news at E3 about a new NieR game. I’ve heard and seen people be very shocked at this news, but… I dunno. I sort of felt it coming for a while. Here are a couple things that made me wonder whether or not a new instalment in the series was coming:

  • Theatrhythm – Many songs from NieR appeared in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call.
  • Lord of Vermilion – The cards of Kaine and Emil/No7 were updated for LoV3.
  • YoRHa – Multiple songs from the NieR soundtrack were used in the YoRHa play.

I don’t really know whether or not these are clear indications pointing to a new NieR title, but the fact remains that NieR, although it’s been five years since its release, has been out there, reminding people that it exists.

I’ve just edited the timeline image to include a couple more recent additions to the franchise, including the DOD3 Story Side Novel and possible position of the new Nier title.

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So, anyway, about the latest news regarding the title from an article on Dengeki Online.

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Drakengard 4 Is Already Complete!!

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DOD4 Is Already Complete!!

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I started working on this many months ago, but it’s finished now. This is the 2 page bit about the fictitious DOD4 that was printed in the DOD 10th Anniversary -World Inside- materials book. It details a bunch of fake story ideas for a nonexistent DOD4. The likewise fake interview regarding it, too, is quite amusing.

Anyone is welcome to use this image and/or information held within it as long as you do not further edit or crop anything out and you cite your source. I’ve already placed it in the main Images Gallery at the links below.