The Joys of Agony

In the seven months since Nier: Automata’s release, I’ve played through a number of heavy-hitters and memorable gems alike, yet none have had the same level of permanence. The wounds left by Yoko Taro’s depressing masterpiece never closed: “Vague Hope (Cold Rain)” still makes me tear up without fail, and few things give me greater …

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Scanline Plays Bayonetta 2: Part 1

Hey there! It’s been a while since we’ve posted any articles (working on that, promise), but in the meantime, we’ve started a new LP/streaming series for Bayonetta 2! This first episode runs through the prologue and first two chapters of the campaign: we’ll play around with the audio for future installments, so I don’t sound like …

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