Nier nearly here

Square Enix gives spring release window for PS3/360 action RPG from the developers of Bullet Witch, Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles.



The launch of Nier draws closer, as Square Enix today narrowed the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game's release window to this spring. Previously, the publisher had confirmed only that the game would arrive in 2010.

Here's hoping he has an evil twin named Fahr.
Here's hoping he has an evil twin named Fahr.

In the action role-playing game, players will take control of the eponymous protagonist as he fights to cure an apocalyptic plague and save his daughter. In addition to engaging in blood-soaked combat, gamers will spend time boosting Nier's armory, buffing his spells, and working with a shifting assortment of allies.

Nier is being developed by Cavia, the studio behind Bullet Witch and Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles. For more on the game, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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