Badge of honour
The World Ends With You launched in 2007 on Nintendo DS and quickly gained a cult following despite that year being packed with a seemingly endless supply of classics. Designed by Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura, it was a darker variant of the usual Square Enix RPG formula. Taking a modern setting, a prescient focus on memetic...
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Square Enix's latest financial report makes for rather standard reading, but one detail is already being passed around online. NEO: The World Ends With You released back in July, and the stylish JRPG sequel was a hit with players. However, Square Enix notes that the game failed to meet its sales expectations. The report reads: "While NEO:...
Progress will carry over to full game
NEO: The World Ends With You brings Square Enix's cult hit RPG series to PlayStation 4, and it's looking pretty good. For fans who can't wait to get their hands on this new entry, you're in luck: the publisher has just announced it'll be releasing a free playable demo, and it'll launch very soon indeed. It hits...
Put a pin in it
A little-known but well-loved entry in Square Enix's JRPG pantheon, The World Ends With You is a unique experience with gorgeous art from Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuyo Nomura. The game looked at concepts like social media influence and memetic learning way before those things were as pervasive as they are today. Nomura's designs,...
Keep on rockin'
It's crazy to think Square Enix took this long to put it out, but a sequel to The World Ends with You will finally arrive come the end of July 2021. 13 years after the fact! And to get you in the mood for this stylish RPG, the Japanese publisher has posted the opening video online that will greet us all after buying the game...
NEO: The World Ends With You was first announced at the end of last year, giving fans of the franchise something to look forward to after a very long wait. The original game, a Nintendo DS title released in 2008, became a beloved cult hit, and Square Enix is finally revisiting the series with this fresh take. The follow-up is coming...
Here's an announcement that we didn't expect to see today: Square Enix is bringing The World Ends With You back from the dead. You may remember the stylish role-playing property from back when it was a Nintendo DS title, a whole 13 years ago. It went on to become something of a cult classic. NEO: The World Ends With You is the name of...
It was just another seemingly ordinary day in Shibuya-but not for Rindo. He could tell something about the city felt different.
He soon finds himself caught in the telekinetic crossfire of a psychic battle unfolding in the Scramble Crossing. And before he can catch his breath, a girl with an ominous aura appears before him and welcomes him to the so-called "Reaper's Game."
With some trepidation, Rindo and his friend Fret play along, convincing themselves that a "Game" couldn't have any serious consequences. It isn't long, however, until they start having second thoughts.
Rindo's instinct was right: something about this Shibuya is different.