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ikiryou avatar 7:56 AM on 07.27.2010
Nier's OST Is Like Chocolate Melting On The Tongue of God


I have a theory about Nier (in the Gestalt flavor, at least): Square Enix and Cavia had to decide between making the game visually attractive or making it sound like a heavenly cacophony. They decided this fate with a simple coin toss. Heads - it would be visually stunning, Tails - it would be an auditory orgy of sonic goodness the likes of which no video game has ever been subjected to. If you've heard any of Nier's two-disk soundtrack, you already know how that coin toss ended.

I could sit here and type out how awesome-awesome-awesome I think this soundtrack really is or you could just click on the youtube vids below and decide for yourself (while Youtube allows it). note:

Dtoid's bbcoder is giving me the usual 'Assertion failed: bad pk' error...so it'll just be links to youtube. Sorry! >_<


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNQww1Sme0o&feature=related (Kaine/Salvation)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5mPCthvieI&feature=related (Hills of Radiant Wind)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTLqLsf1n54&feature=related (Emil / Sacrifice)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Dixqze8eAM&feature=related (Song of the Ancients/Devola)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSAH4VDtFjQ&feature=related (Gods Bound by Rules - Boss theme)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRQ5yidV-M8&feature=related (Dark Colossus Destroys All)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWLEXhh4Doc&feature=related (Grandma)

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