Japanese-developed games are on top of the mountain once again, and while we have games like Breath of The Wild and Persona 5 to attribute that success to, there’s one specific title that’s redefining the term “sleeper hit” in 2017: Platinum-developed NieR: Automata.
The genre-bending action thriller is still being talked about, and it is currently enjoying a steady sales trajectory as Square-Enix was recently able to confirm that the sequel has officially sold over one million copies worldwide. NieR: Automata has plenty to offer with its intriguing presentation and edge-of-your-seat combat, but like any other game, the action does eventually come to an end. And fans are left with waiting around until the release of the upcoming DLC to satiate their appetite in the meantime.
However, what if I told you that there were other games out there that play a lot like Automata in different ways? For anyone who’s still got an itch that only a 32-hit combo can scratch, here are three games that’ll sit right at home with anyone who was a big fan of NieR: Automata.