One Of Square Enix's Biggest iOS Games Has Been Broken For Months

The World Ends With You is broken on iOS 8, and has been for a long time, to the point where Square Enix pulled it from the app store last week because it just doesn't work. » 2/19/15 12:15pm 2/19/15 12:15pm

How Gaming Helps Me Get Over My Fear Of Flying

My Apple iPad 2. Crisp display with a density of 132 ppi. Reacts to multi-touch gestures. Contains accelerometer, gyroscope. Reacts to involuntary shakes in hands. Enough battery life to last the majority of a cross country flight. Reacts poorly to excessive, clammy sweating. Does not register uncontrolled clenching… » 1/30/13 2:00pm 1/30/13 2:00pm

Final Fantasy Blamed for Brutal Murder

A grisly killing in Munich left a 31 year-old woman dead. Katrin M. (last name withheld) was stabbed 18 times with a katana, and now some members of the German press are pointing the finger at Final Fantasy. » 1/28/13 12:00pm 1/28/13 12:00pm

First Look at the Newest World Ends with You. It's a Social Game.

The World Ends with You » 10/23/12 4:20am 10/23/12 4:20am is getting a new game for smartphones. It's a social game called , and it features songs from the previous game.

Surprise Ending of The World Ends With You Remake Teases Sequel

Looks like we might be getting a sequel to The World Ends With You after all. A new teaser image at the end of the iOS version, sent in by Kotaku reader Michael, hints that the franchise could continue soon, and translator Brian Gray confirmed its legitimacy on his Twitter account today. » 8/31/12 9:02pm 8/31/12 9:02pm

Disappointed by The World Ends With You iPhone Port? Chin Up.

After a drip-fed countdown, Square Enix revealed that The World Ends With You was being re-released. On iOS » 8/29/12 4:30am 8/29/12 4:30am. For twenty bucks.

The World Ends With You Is Actually A Pretty Good Port

Look, nothing justifies what Square Enix did. Setting up a weekly countdown that everyone giddily expects will be a sequel to beloved DS game The World Ends With You only to reveal that it's actually a $20 iOS port? Indefensible. » 8/27/12 3:30pm 8/27/12 3:30pm

Disappointing Everyone, The World Ends With You Countdown Leads to a…

A rogue online store listing last week meant today Square Enix more confirmed than announced that The World Ends With You-Solo Remix will be released for iOS devices, both in the west and Japan. The game goes on sale tomorrow. That's its launch trailer above. » 8/26/12 2:47pm 8/26/12 2:47pm

Square Enix Outs The World Ends with You as an iOS Game

Numerous Japanese sites are speculating that The World Ends with You » 8/24/12 4:45am 8/24/12 4:45am is iOS bound. Earlier today, Square Enix revealed that the game was an iOS title on its online store page for the game's new soundtrack . The iOS notice has since been removed from the soundtrack page, while the countdown site soldiers on. Thrilling.

"Something" Will Happen to The World Ends with You

Remember The World Ends with You? In a recent interview with Tetsuya Nomura, the he said this about the game: "Now, I still can't say anything... But, something, perhaps there will be something." Hope it's not a social game! [FF-Union] » 4/23/12 5:15am 4/23/12 5:15am

No, JRPGs Are Not Stale, Old-Fashioned, Archaic, Obsolete, Out Of Touch…

There's this idea floating around. I'm sure you've heard it. It comes in many forms, most of them obnoxious. » 4/13/12 3:00pm 4/13/12 3:00pm

Jamming to The World Ends With You Remixes in Kingdom Hearts 3D

As Kotaku » 4/10/12 5:15am 4/10/12 5:15am's own Kirk Hamilton , one of the most amazing things in Square Enix's DS hit, , was its techno/pop/rap soundtrack. While we aren't getting a new game in the series anytime soon (if ever), we are getting the next best thing, . While the designers could have easily lifted the music wholesale from one to the…

You Don't Have To Sell Me On Your Kickass Soundtrack, The World Ends…

The World Ends With You » 4/05/12 9:00pm 4/05/12 9:00pm was a game about shopping, so it makes sense that included a sales-pitch with its in-game music. Also, about being a teenager. And… playing Tin Pin games? And ghosts. And general confusion.

Here's Hoping They Never Make a Sequel to The World Ends with You

In today's Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Zombie711 wants Square Enix's DS masterpiece The World Ends with You to end with itself. In other words, here's one of the game's biggest fans explaining why it should never, ever get a sequel. Aww. » 1/20/12 11:00am 1/20/12 11:00am

Sullen Teenage Girls

Of all the people you might have to buy gifts for this holiday season, the Sullen Teenage Girl just might be the most challenging. For what, exactly, do sullen teenage girls like? They are so sullen! It can be hard to tell if they like anything at all. » 11/23/11 10:00am 11/23/11 10:00am

Help Teach A Fellow How To Play The World Ends With You

Reader SecretMoblin has turned back the clock to 2008 in order to play The World Ends With You. And what better time to try this unconventional gem than what could easily be the twilight days of the DS's lifespan? He's got one problem: the combat's driving him nuts. Think you could lend him a hand? » 6/21/11 11:20am 6/21/11 11:20am

The World Ends With Batman, Brando And The Spy

Today's Kotaku pumpkin patch includes the Godfather, Batman, the Spy from Team Fortress 2 and the World Ends With You. Cheers to Chris Wells, Lee Harris, Kevin "ShadesBot" Moore and Chae Wells! » 10/26/09 4:30am 10/26/09 4:30am