NEO: THE WORLD ENDS WITH YOU

Bringing NEO: The World Ends With You’s Stylish World to Life in the West

Localizing a video game is a monumental task under the best of circumstances, but there’s an additional layer of pressure when working on a sequel with a devoted fanbase that has held out hope for over ten years. This was the situation Square Enix’s English localization team found itself in…

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NEO: The World Ends with You Feels Afraid to Be Itself

It is difficult for me to accurately remember the person I was 14 years ago. The actual length of time is a factor, sure, but I think the overriding reason is that so many things have changed about both me and my life in the intervening decade-plus that just crowd…

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Square Enix Accidentally Sends Out Early NEO: The World Ends with You Codes, Revokes Licenses

Over the weekend, a strange glitch on the Square Enix store gave The World Ends with You fans an early Christmas present. Those who preordered the physical copies of the Switch version of the game were sent an email containing a North American eShop code for the full game, which was…

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NEO: The Worlds Ends With You Demo Accidentally Announced

For fans of The World Ends with You looking forward to its upcoming sequel, I have good news: a demo is coming for NEO: The World Ends with You! This is official from Square Enix! But bad news: Square Enix pulled the tweet announcing it so who knows when that will actually…

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NEO: The World Ends with You is Shaping Up to Resemble Its Predecessor

In the fourteen years since since The World Ends with You first released on the Nintendo DS, the gaming industry has gone through a number of different cycles. There was an period of time in the intervening decade where a game as weird, meta, and unabashedly Japanese as the Shibuya-spanning Square…

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NEO: The World Ends With You Looks to the Past to Change the Future

It feels a little surreal that we’re getting a sequel to The World Ends With You 14 years later. Though it’s more accurate to say this is a sequel to the currently airing anime and a “follow-up” to the Square Enix title on the Nintendo DS. The series has generated…

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Neo: The World Ends With You Trailer Pins a July Release and a PC Version

Neo: The World Ends With You was announced kind of out of nowhere last year and Square Enix has been relatively silent about the sequel to the cult-classic DS game since then. After a few months, the publisher has sent out a new trailer that not only shows new footage,…

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After 13 Years, The World Ends With You is Finally Getting a Sequel

The first The World Ends With You game launched on the Nintendo DS way back in 2007, and has since seen a bit of a resurgence in popularity and promotion in the past few years, with not only a Switch port launching in 2018, but the recent announcement of an animated…

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