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NieR Automata on Switch: Androids' Adventure Expands

By Mazen "Mithrie" Turkmani
Published: June 28, 2022 at 5:00 PM BST

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The Boys Game Proposal

A couple of days ago, Hideo Kojima made headlines when he announced the cancellation of a game due to similarities with the hit TV show, The Boys, which is currently airing on Amazon Prime. The news caught the attention of Eric Kripke, the creator of The Boys, who responded to Kojima's tweet, saying, "Please come make a The Boys game. We can team up and conquer! Huge fan, btw." This unexpected exchange between two creative minds has sparked excitement among fans and gamers alike, leaving many wondering if a collaboration between Kojima and Kripke could indeed become a reality.


While there is no official confirmation yet regarding the possibility of a The Boys game, the fact that Kripke expressed interest in teaming up with Kojima has fueled speculation about what such a game might look like. The Boys is known for its gritty and dark take on the superhero genre, exploring themes of corruption, power, and the blurred line between heroes and villains. Kojima, on the other hand, is renowned for his unique storytelling, complex characters, and thought-provoking narratives in games such as Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding. If these two creative minds were to join forces, it is safe to say that the resulting game would be a fascinating exploration of the world of The Boys, pushing the boundaries of storytelling in the gaming medium.


However, it is worth noting that game development is a complex and time-consuming process. Even if Kojima and Kripke were to collaborate on a The Boys game, it would likely take several years before it reaches the hands of eager fans. Game development involves numerous stages, including concept art, writing, gameplay design, programming, testing, and polishing. Additionally, securing the necessary licenses and rights to adapt the TV show into a game would require extensive negotiations and legal processes. Therefore, while the idea of a The Boys game sounds exciting, fans will need to exercise patience and temper their expectations until any official announcements are made.

Steam Deck Production Doubles

In other gaming news, Valve, the company behind the popular gaming platform Steam, recently announced that the production of their highly anticipated handheld console, the Steam Deck, has doubled. In a tweet, Valve stated, "Hello, some great news on the production front. We just sent out the last batch of Q2 emails and we'll start sending Q3 reservation emails on the 30th. Production has picked up, and after today we'll be shipping more than double the number of Steam Decks every week."


The Steam Deck has generated a significant amount of buzz since its announcement. The device aims to bridge the gap between PC gaming and handheld consoles by allowing players to access their entire Steam library on the go. Equipped with a powerful processor, high-resolution display, and customizable controls, the Steam Deck promises to deliver a desktop-like gaming experience in a portable form factor.


With the news of increased production, it appears that Valve is making progress in meeting the high demand for the Steam Deck. This bodes well for gamers who have already reserved the console or are planning to do so in the future. The increased availability means that more players will have the opportunity to experience PC gaming on the go, opening up new possibilities for gaming outside of the traditional desktop or laptop setup.

NieR Automata on Switch

In a recent Nintendo Direct Mini, a Nintendo showcase event, several exciting game announcements were made, including the highly acclaimed action role-playing game NieR: Automata. The game, developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix, has garnered a loyal fanbase since its initial release on other platforms. And now, Nintendo Switch owners will soon get the chance to experience this critically acclaimed title.


NieR: Automata is set in a dystopian future where humanity is on the brink of extinction, and powerful androids known as YoRHa are tasked with battling against hostile machine lifeforms. The game captivates players with its hauntingly beautiful world, thought-provoking narrative, and intense combat gameplay. It has received praise for its seamless blending of different genres, emotionally charged storytelling, and memorable characters.


The Nintendo Switch version of NieR: Automata, scheduled for release on October 6, 2022, will include all previously released DLC content, providing players with an enhanced and complete experience. Additionally, exclusive DLC in the form of outfits will be available, adding a touch of Nintendo flair to the game. This long-awaited release is undoubtedly exciting news for Nintendo Switch owners who have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to embark on this captivating and immersive journey.


In conclusion, the gaming industry is rife with intriguing developments and exciting announcements. From the possibility of a The Boys game through a collaboration between Hideo Kojima and Eric Kripke to the increased production of the highly anticipated Steam Deck console and the upcoming release of NieR: Automata on Nintendo Switch, there is no shortage of reasons for gamers to be excited. As the industry continues to evolve and push boundaries, it is an exhilarating time to be a part of the gaming community.

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