Happy new year! We've gone a bit retro. Between Mega Drive deals on Steam and salvaging old hardware, find out what we've picked up over the holidays.

The OZARIN Podcast: S1E13

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Happy new year and welcome to first OZARIN Podcast of 2017!

In this episode, I’m joined by Ash, Liam and Dave to discuss what we’ve been playing over the holidays, and the games and hardware we’ve picked up in the sales!

NieR: Automata

One of the games we discuss is NieR: Automata, following a play-through of the recently published demo on PlayStation 4.

The distant future… Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon. The Council of Humanity organizes a resistance of android soldiers in an effort to take back their planet. To break the deadlock, the Resistance deploys a new unit of android infantry: YoRHa . In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world... Learn more at http://www.NieRAutomata.com May contain content inappropriate for children, visit www.esrb.org for rating information The "PS" Family logo is a registered trademark and "PS4" is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. The ratings icon is a registered trademark of the Entertainment Software Association. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

The game looks, sounds and plays incredibly. Directed by the illusive Taro Yoko (pictured below in his infamous mask), developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix, it’s definitely one to look out for.

Director Taro Yoko at his desk, wearing his infamous mask
Business as usual for Yoko-san

Shmup Games

We also give a shoutout to Shmup Games in Glasgow, where Liam and Dave recently picked up a bunch of retro games and hardware. Check out their Facebook page.



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