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Today is the arrival of NEO: The world ends with you on Nintendo Switch. As you probably already know, this is the long awaited sequel to the cult DS title, The world ends with you.

There is a lot of hype surrounding the follow-up, so what’s the verdict so far? You’ve probably seen the Nintendo Life review before, so now we’ve gathered some other media impressions.

Of course, if you haven’t read (or watched) our review yet, here it is (we gave it nine out of ten stars):

And so, without further ado, here are some other critical scores so far:

Nintendo Australian website gave the game 4.5 out of 5:

“Fourteen years later, TWEWY still has it, defying all expectations as an exciting, thrilling and genuinely enjoyable follow-up worthy of the title it holds.”

Siliconera also praised the game, giving it a 9 out of 10:

NEO The world ends with you is both the game awaited and hoped for by returning fans and a gripping RPG for newcomers.

RPG site gave him 9 out of 10 and noted how much he had something that a lot of other RPGs didn’t:

“It’s not a perfect game, and neither does the original, but it has a spirit and energy that you don’t see in other RPGs out there.”

Destructoid gave it an eight and also mentioned how more accessible it was even though it lacked the “genius” of its predecessor:

“It brings together many of the best concepts from the original DS but into a more accessible and accessible experience.”

Less impressed than the others was IGN, assigning it 7/10:

“NEO feels like he’s here to finish what The World Ends With You started, and he’s doing it well enough. I just wish he hadn’t sacrificed his own story and characters for do it.”

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