- Square Enix released some fresh screenshots (below) and new details on Nier RepliCant today- a PS3 exclusive slated for release in 2010 alongside it's counterpart Nier Gestalt for Xbox 360.
Additionally, some Nier RepliCant Famitsu Magazine scans
are available courtesy of RPGLand.com
To quote: "The story is similar to that of Gestalt, but the main character will have to save his little sister affected by an incurable illness named "Black Sentence Plague".
As he will progress in his quest he will find out more about the nature of the world and about the reasons why the demons inhabiting it have began to succumb to madness.
Both Nier Gestalt and Nier RepliCant will be released in 2010, developed by studio Cavia (Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles and Darkside Chronicles, Bullet Witch, Drakengard, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex...) and both will be officially shown at Tokyo Game show, respectively at Microsoft's and Sony's booths.
As a final juicy detail, on September the 18th the first trailer for Nier RepliCant will be aired on the Square Enix channel
Nothing is known about the reasons behind the decision of releasing two exclusive titles instead of a multiplatform one."