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The World Ends With You (TWEWY) is one of those lesser known cult classics within Square Enix’s grand and — at times — exhausting oeuvre of JRPGs. Originally released in 2007 on the Nintendo DS, the game made a name for itself with its unique gameplay, angsty plotlines, urban aesthetic, and absolutely banging soundtrack.

After 13 long years of constant, constant teasing, a sequel was announced for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on November 23, 2020.

Aptly titled NEO: The World Ends With You, we return to the over-stylized version of Shibuya with a brand new cast of…

Every passing day, I have less an idea of what I’m doing.

And you know, that’s fine. That’s completely fine.

Having no idea what direction you’re taking in life isn’t inherently good or bad. Freaking out about it isn’t a horrible course of action albeit a cathartic and unproductive one. Maybe socioeconomically it might also be bad. But that’s beside the point because I don’t feel like going there right now.

People who are far, far older than me — let’s say in their decrepit 30s — tell me how their 20s were the best years of their lives. It…

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