The World Ends with You: Solo Remix for iPad
By SQUARE ENIX INC
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iOS 4.3 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 in Version 1.2.0
- iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c support added.
- Twitter integration removed due to specification changes.
Best port of an RPG. Ever.
The title says it all, pretty much. The unique gameplay that was built for the DS made this game a great fit for iOS. I enjoyed every bit of this game; from the realistic 'almost Shibuya' background art, to the wild characters, to the engaging and diverse control/power system, to the extremely catchy soundtrack. (Calling is joining Sanctuary as a favorite track in my music collection)
This game looks far better than any other pixel art game on the iOS. My only complaints are these: the sticker art, the split screen mechanic being reduced to a single action (your partner is no more than a summon), and the fact that none of the collectibles can be moved out of the library. I still think it was worth 20$, unless you have the DS version already.
I've seen this game around for awhile on the psp and when it was ported to the ipad, I downloaded it for $9.99, and wow did it exceed my expectations. Like Bayonetta, if I didnt try this game out I would have missed out on a gem of a game. Fun combat, tons of "pins" which are your abilitities in-game, great story and writing, amazing soundtrack,adjustable difficulty modes, choose your battles, and a lot more. Get it
One of the best rpg's for the DS definitely dazzles here. Everything good about the original is here. Combat is fluid and fun. Since you have only one screen, you can't control your partner, but they appear as extra pins instead. Worth the asking price.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 11, 2013
- Version: 1.2.0
- Size: 673 MB
- Languages: English, Japanese
- Seller: SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd.
- © 2007,2012 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular.
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