The “The World Ends With You” series is what that was never truly forgotten despite not receiving a new episode for close to 14 years. Indeed, along with multiple ports on Android, iOS and Nintendo Switch, it came back to the limelight this year with announcements of a an anime based on the game.
While the animated series of the first The World Ends With You offered a trailer and a release date earlier in the day, Square Enix also revealed a new game for the series via the following teaser.
Titled NEO: The World Ends With You, this new episode is still located in Shibuya and puts you in the shoes of Rindo who will have to participate in the Reapers Games, a challenge to earn the right to get a second chance in life.. You will have to explore the heart of Tokyo and uncover the mysteries behind the Reapers Game you were forced to participate in.
Just like for the first episode, the action of the game will take place in a modern recreation of Shibuya, a famous very busy district of the Japanese capital, in a very comic book style. Big difference compared to the first opus on DS, the game is now in 3D, which will change the way of approaching the city and the fights.