The World Ends With You: Final Remix

Rating Summary

Based on 57 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

55%

Critics Recommend

Based on 57 critic reviews
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9.4 / 10.0
Oct 10, 2018

Final Remix is a fun game which has great depth in the fights and primarily how you fight in different areas. The option for the use of the touch-screen or a single Joy-Con. Add amazing audio-visual elements and the Final Remix is the perfect Final edition of the game.

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Matt Slater
80%
Nov 4, 2018

The World Ends With You: Final Remix is a fun, challenging play that will pull you into its story, and either delight or frustrate you with its battle system.

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Yes
Oct 31, 2018

The World Ends With You is a brilliant action RPG that is worth your time if you own a Switch. Despite the inherant flaws that come with its control scheme, it tells a compelling story with complex and well-developed characters that keep you engaged for hours on end. It’s a unique experience that deserves the praise it receives from so many, and it’s made even better through the capabilities of the Switch. If you’re a fan of the genre and can look past its minor shortcomings, I can’t recommend this title enough.

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Nov 1, 2018

Pulsating beats, cool sayings, fashion as armor and the Joy-Con as pointer: The World Ends With You works very well on the Nintendo Switch despite the lack of precision in battle and will continue to impress in 2018 with its gripping story and incomparable style - whether you experience the adventure in TV or handheld mode.

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8 / 10.0
Apr 26, 2019

Even though poor motion controls hurt its rating, The World Ends With You: Final Remix is a fun and worthwhile piece of art.

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4 / 5.0
Oct 10, 2018

Though it still suffers from some familiar issues, The World Ends with You remains an easy recommendation for new and returning players alike with its excellent character development and very appealing sense of style.

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7.5 / 10.0
Oct 28, 2018

The World Ends With You: Final Remix makes for one of the most unique Switch experiences by its very nature. Best played in handheld with touch inputs, it shows the versatility of the system and brings back a fan favorite franchise with a fresh layer of HD paint.

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6 / 10.0
Aug 24, 2019

The World Ends With You: Final Remix offers some fun story beats, unique gameplay mechanics, and a brilliant aesthetic that never quite live up to their potential.

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7.7 / 10.0
Oct 28, 2018

The World Ends with You certainly stands out from its RPG peers by offering a unique art style and a battle system that makes great use of the Switch's control methods.

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6 / 10.0
Oct 9, 2018

On paper, The World Ends With You would have been perfect for a Switch adaptation, and it still could be. There hasn't been any indication of post-launch updates to fix the controls, but in a less cynical view we can be glad they're not selling Another 7 Days as a separate expansion. But Final Remix is something rare: the Switch port of a classic game that would have been better served happening on 3DS if they wanted to replicate the original experience.

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