Square Enix has published Japanese-language guidelines for derivative fan creations. These guidelines cover Nier Replicant, Nier Gestalt, Nier: Automata, Nier Re[in]carnation, and Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… In sort, all the Nier games!
In SINoALICE, a new mobile RPG for iOS and Android directed by Nier creator Yoko Taro, fairy tale characters brutally murder everyone and everything in order to somehow revive their authors and make their bloodiest wishes come true. At first it’s shocking. Then it’s silly.
We’re not even a year on from Tesla founder Elon Musk’s settlement in a case about using an artist’s work without credit and we’re back here again, this time over some fan art of Nier Automata’s star 2B.