The World Ends with You: Final Remix
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About this game
Developer: Square Enix
Content Rating: Teen
This 2008 Nintendo DS game has been updated for Nintendo Switch with HD visuals and a new epilogue that sheds new light on the game’s story. Players can join rhythmic battles using either Joy-Con controllers or the Nintendo Switch touch screen.
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Sadly, though still attaining most of the original enjoyment of its touch-screen combat and varying opportunities for customization, The World Ends With You: Final Remix falls short of being hailed a genuine, complete experience — instead lying a little too close to its previous mobile rendition rather than something altogether more well-rounded, and more importantly, improved upon for Nintendo’s hybrid machine.
It’s as if the foundation has finally been laid for a new entry in a potential series, but if there were ever to be another The World Ends With You game, it would need to drastically improve on the control inputs. Despite these issues, however, this was some of the most fun I’ve had with my Switch thus far, and it’s an integral part of any Switch owner’s library – control problems aside. You’re invited to play the Reaper’s Game, and you’ll enjoy (most) every minute of it.
If this is the only way you can play the game, it’s more than adequate, but it loses much of what made the DS game special in its transition to the Switch. The developer should do better by their classic games, and we should expect them to. Right now, this version is just good and it could have been much more than that. Because The World Ends With You wasn’t just good; it was great, and Neku and Shibuya deserve better.