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KratosMD

I'm seriously infatuated by the soundtrack now. Just arrived at the Machine Village and the track there is so mysterious and captivating. The game has been so far really bizarre and I love it.

Also, very cool that they are referencing the french philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre in the game as a robot in the Machine Village. He worked extensively with existentialism and I loved reading about his thoughts about the subject. Very nice!

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VotesForCows

@KratosMD I've seen hints at that (I'm still early in the game). It does seem like they're going to explore some interesting concepts through the game. The feeling I was getting was specifically absurdist, but that might be my own bias at play.

And just to clarify - there's an actual robot called Sartre??

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KratosMD

@VotesForCows He's not called Sartre in the game, only Jean-Paul. But it's obvious they are referring to Sartre because of the robot talking about existentialism in the game and mentioning things like "Existence precedes essence", which he used to say a lot.

There seem to be other references to real-life people as well in the game, which is cool!

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VotesForCows

@KratosMD I'd say Sartre would be happy to know that his memory lived on some 9,000 years after his death!

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NathanUC

@KratosMD I'm in the same boat... the OST is amazing. I cannot wait until it's released later this month! I just started my 3rd playthrough, no spoilers but did anyonce else notice a pretty significant difficulty spike on the 3rd playthrough?

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Bread-Not-Toast

The soundtrack is awesome.

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F-racsO

My copy was finally delivered yesterday. I'm hoping to give it a go this weekend. I was already excited about this game but reading everyone's thoughts about it makes me even more.

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KratosMD

I love how everyone are on their second or third playthrough of the game already while I'm back here chilling in the first couple of hours of my first playthrough, lol.

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kyleforrester87

@KratosMD I absolutely cained it last weekend (like 22 hours over 48 hours) - felt quite ill until like Tuesday haha. Won't be able to play much now until Sunday evening

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NathanUC

@kyleforrester87 I'm ashamed to admit I had to drop back down to normal difficulty at the start of my 3rd. I was able to put it back to hard a bit later, but that 3rd playthrough intro is nuts.

I said it with the Last Guardian, but I play A LOT of games and forget most of them. I don't think I'll forget about this one! So good

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renankj

I'm not sure how many brazilians are in this website, but there has been a recall for some physical editions of Nier Automata here. From what I understood, they weren't allowing patches to be installed; anyone with a troubled copy should contact the distributor - IGN Brasil has the details.

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kyleforrester87

Just finished the 3rd "play through" - awesome, what a game. Going to play around with it some more but think I've seen the bulk of what it has to offer (unless there are any more mental surprises in store?) and I've got half the side quests to finish.

I really hope they carry this series on somehow. Why can't Final Fantasy be this good?!

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KratosMD

@kyleforrester87 Well apparently you still have two more playthroughs to go if you really want to "finish" the game.

Haha, you really think NieR is better than FFXV (which I'm guessing you're referring to)? Interesting.. maybe I need to put Zelda aside for now and play more of this game.

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