<strong>PRESS RELEASE: SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES APRIL STREET DATE FOR NEW ACTION RPG NIER</strong>
Wednesday 3rd February/...Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square EnixÂ® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces NIERTM will be available as a simultaneous global release on 23rd April 2010, for both the PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
NIER, the newest title from Square Enix, delivers unique and memorable characters, intense action-packed battles, explosive magic and storytelling like only Square Enix can.
Nothing is as it seems in this latest action RPG game, set in a crumbling world plagued by disease and dark, unrecognisable creatures. Players assume the role of the unyielding protagonist, Nier, resolute in his quest to discover a cure for his daughter, infected with the Black Scrawl disease. With powerful allies and a mysterious book by his side, Nier encounters things that will confound even the most mighty warrior.
Armed with a powerful set of magical abilities as well as mighty swords and armour, Nier will do battle alongside a set of formidable allies against waves of dark enemies and giant bosses to discover the truth about the disease, his daughterâ€¦and himself.
Larry Sparks, Vice President Brands PAL Region of Square Enix Ltd. comments, â€œNIER 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.â€
For more information about NIER please visit the official website at www.niergame.com and Facebook page www.facebook.com/PlayNier