NEO: The World Ends with You is a sequel to the 2007 action-RPG on the Nintendo DS that incorporates a 3D visual style. It's set to release on July 27th for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, with a PC version coming this summer on the Epic Games Store.
Staff members include series director Tatsuya Kando, director Hiroyuki Ito (not to be confused with another Hiroyuki Ito), producer Tomohiko Hirano, composer Takeharu Ishimoto of THRILL inc., character design by Gen Kobayashi and Miki Yamashita. Tetsuya Nomura serves as creative producer and character designer.
Today, Square Enix shared more details about the story, cast of characters and battle abilities.
Rindo & Fret Play The Reapers' Game
Things kick off in Shibuya, the same setting as the first game, but this time we follow a new protagonist named Rindo (VA: Paul Castro Jr.) who finds himself caught up in the "Reapers' Game" and summoned to another dimension of Shibuya: the Undergound. Rindo is a phone-savvy high-school kid that won't go out of his way to talk to other people, but won't turn them away either. In the "Reapers' Game", he's been appointed the leader of the Wicked Twisters team.
Rindo is caught in a battle transpiring in Shibuya's