Today, Square Enix released The World Ends With You: Solo Remix on the Apple AppStore.
Originally released in 2008 for the Nintendo DS, The World Ends With You: Solo Remix will house newly supported features to take advantage of iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch features.
Following the story of a boy named Neku who wakes up in the crowded Shibuya intersection in the heart of Tokyo with no knowledge of how he arrives there; he’s thrust into a game of life-or-death when he receives a mysterious text message that kick starts a journey of riddles and action.
You’ll be able to enjoy quick and satisfying intuitive battles that utilise simple touch commands to execute some deadly moves with Neku and his partner. You can also engage in wireless action with friends with the Ten Pin Slammer mini game.
Combine this with redrawn art and support for Retina Displays, as well as a soundtrack bursting at the seams with 60 songs by Takeharu Ishimoto you’ve got one rather attractive package.
Other features include in-game tweets to share your progress, profile sharing to enrich immerse you in the realism of the living city - including bonus items to attain – and there’s plenty of reason to revisit it time and time again thanks to more quests, bonus chapter, combat challenges and secret reports to find upon completion.
Those looking to buy The World Ends With You: Solo Remix might find the $17.99 price tag pretty hefty, but it’ll be worth the investment.
If you liked the DS version, or passed on the game entirely, this might be the time to get this DS classic. Are you ready to play the Reapers’ Game?