NieR Replicant 1.22 Review: A Tragic Yet Beautiful Experience

Most video game protagonists are mass murderers. I mean think about it; take the run-of-the-mill action or FPS game and keep track of the player’s body-count. That number, especially when put into the context of real life, is likely staggering; the FBI defines the minimum number of victims for a mass murder to be four, which is probably way smaller than the number of enemies shot in any given Call of Duty campaign. We justify our actions as the player usually because we believe we are in the right; we are trying to do the right thing and if enemies…