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iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6, iPhone6 plus and 5th generation iPod touch (excluding 16 GB models).
iOS 5.1.1 or later is required.

Square Enix's fresh-faced hit The New York Times called “one of the best role playing games ever designed for anything” has busted onto iOS in a big way, with a slick and addictive new combat system, eye-popping HD art, and (of course) plenty of zetta awesome reasons for longtime fans to double dip.

Arm yourself with psychic superpowers and battle your way through a 7-day gauntlet of action: the Reaper’s Game.

Welcome to Shibuya, a mishmash of attitudes and styles in the heart of Tokyo.

A boy named Neku wakes up in a crowded intersection, alone and unaware of how he got there. Then, he receives a weird text: “Clear this mission...or face erasure.” With that, Neku is thrust into a life-or-death Game that sends him scrambling down streets paved with one riddle after another...

What is the Reaper’s Game? Why is Neku a Player, and what is he playing for? Will the Game really end if he survives all 7 days? Another mystery is always around the corner.

- Intuitive, addictive combat with a twist
Activate your combat abilities, or “psychs,” with simple touch commands like tapping, slashing, and dragging. Comfy with that? Control Neku and his Game partner on the same screen and take the combat up a notch. Like loot? Boost your item drops in battle with the revamped Fusion system.

- Deep replay value
Finish the main story to unlock a hilarious bonus chapter, more quests and items to find, new combat challenges, and secret reports that flesh out the story even more.

- Explore a living, breathing city
Neku’s sprawling world is based on the real-life Shibuya in Tokyo. Visit real locations and absorb some real Japanese culture through a hip fantasy lens.

- Redrawn art and Retina display support
Enjoy the game in full HD on your Retina-enabled iPhone 4 or later device. Art and animation across the game has been redrawn just for this release, making combat a beautiful experience. This is how all 2D classics should look.

- The ultimate soundtrack: 60 songs
Composer Takeharu Ishimoto’s complete, sonically sublime soundtrack is included right in the game with high-quality audio and full vocals, including remixes and new songs.

Praise for the original The World Ends with You:

“Compelling and immaculately presented...from start to finish” – Gamespot

“Nails just about everything it tries – and it tries quite a lot” – IGN AU

“Full of mysteries and surprises, interesting characters” – The New York Times

“A compelling risk/reward system that...amply blesses the daring” – 1UP

“Ice-cool artwork...impossibly catchy soundtrack” – Eurogamer

“Games rarely have things this interesting to say” – G4TV

DS Best RPG/Best Story/Best New IP and DS Game of the Year – IGN

What's New

Version 1.2.4

"VERSION 1.2.4
- iOS9 support added."

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5

270 Ratings

270 Ratings

Editors’ Notes

If you think you know role-playing games, think again. This one-of-a-kind adventure casts you as Neku, a psychic fount of teenage angst fighting monsters on the trendy streets of modern Tokyo. With a huge variety of missions to explore, mini-games to play, and items to collect, Square Enix’s eye-popping ode to Japanese youth culture delivers a sophisticated story and dozens of hours of gripping gameplay. Long on style and even longer on fun, it blew away our preconceptions about the RPG genre.

I have been waiting ten years...


I lost my DS or my cousin stole it... anyways I’ve been waiting a very very long time to finish this game. I used to think about it all the time and contemplated buying a DS just to finish it up. I had reached the final boss, and I never got the chance to see the end because... well I just said it!

Anyways, super happy I purchased this. Super happy that I stayed up until 5 am to finish the game. It took me around two-three days to get through the whole thing.

I really wish this would have been made into a manga or an anime, definitely would have rocked my world. But I guess from what I read it didn’t do too well in Japan.

As for the game play, I loved how everything was so nice and simple for the most part. My only issue is all the different movements you have to do on the screen with your finger tips because of the different pins, sometimes they just don’t work or you have to do it over and over and so that stopped me from using certain pins just so I could battle faster and not worry about annoying pins.

Also, working with Shiki was GREAT, working with Joshua was also simple, but the controls for Beat really need some work... like REALLY badly. Summoning him into battle and even pressing down during the final boss, it DOES NOT work.

Other than that... IM SO HAPPY!!!!

Definitely one of my favorite games of all time.

Great, but sadly the original is better.


The game feels right at home on the IOS, and the changes to the combat are great, but they make the game a very different beast than the DS version, which emphasized multitasking. The game’s graphics are crisp and clean, at times perhaps too much so, that the game feels slightly “off” in some way. The remastered tracks are great, and the new music is just as good, but the placement of said music is absolutely horrible at times, with the game often playing tunes that just don’t fit. A solid game, but not as good as the original, which is sad because it could have been great with a bit more polish.


2.7 GB
Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (5th generation), and iPod touch (6th generation).
English, Japanese
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
© 2007,2012 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
In-App Purchases
  1. Crafting Material Set x 1 $0.99
  2. Gourmet Rice Ball x 1 (Food) $0.99
  3. 100,000 Yen x 1 (Pin) $0.99


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