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Dengeki Online asked Tetsuya Nomura about more The World Ends with You, and he replied that he “wouldn’t say it’s impossible.” Nomura added that he’s been asked numerous times about a sequel, but making it happen isn’t that easy.
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.
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…
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.
The World Ends with You is getting a new game for smartphones. It's a social game called The World Ends with You: Live Remix, and it features songs from the previous game.
You ever get to that point in a Japanese role-playing game? You know. The point where you want to turn it off.
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.
After a drip-fed countdown, Square Enix revealed that The World Ends With You was being re-released. On iOS. For twenty bucks.
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.
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.
Numerous Japanese sites are speculating that The World Ends with You 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.…
If you needed more convincing that teaser site is for The World Ends with You, check the background music.
Based on the font (among other hints), this countdown looks like a new The World Ends With You teaser.
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]
There's this idea floating around. I'm sure you've heard it. It comes in many forms, most of them obnoxious.
As Kotaku's own Kirk Hamilton pointed out last week, one of the most amazing things in Square Enix's DS hit, The World Ends With You, 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, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance.…
The World Ends With You 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.
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.