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  • Summary: The Digital World is in despair. Machinedramons are running rampant and causing utter chaos... the Digital World needs your help. Explore and traverse the Digital World to solve a digi-mystery. Recruit faithful Digimon companions and meet friends along the way to help you on this epic journey.
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Digimon World: Next Order Announcement Trailer - TGS 2016
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 35
  2. Negative: 0 out of 35
  1. Feb 8, 2017
    90
    I like Digimon World: Next Order better than Pokémon Sun and Moon.
  2. Feb 15, 2017
    75
    Digimon World:Next Order is a bright, slow-paced game that intermixes a open-world RPG with monster raising to great success. Refreshingly simple and fun, the game overcomes some issues with AI to be a surprisingly addictive title. With team based battles focused on strategy and plenty of exploration, Digimon World: Next Order provides solid content worth a look.
  3. Feb 6, 2017
    74
    For the target audience, Digimon World: Next Order is exactly what they would want from a Digimon game.
  4. Jan 31, 2017
    70
    It takes a little too much to reward the player for its progresses, but it's a really enjoyable adventure for fans of the series. If you like the first Digimon World for PSX, you'll like this one.
  5. Feb 13, 2017
    65
    Digimon World: Next Order offers a great amount of hours of entertainment, especially if for the fans of the franchise. A better combat system than previous intallments, but a very weak plot.
  6. After Cyber Sleuth got our expectations real high, Digimon World: Next Order is crushed under those expectations. Although they are parts of two different series, Next Order still feels like an old and less fun game.
  7. 50
    On a whole, Digimon World: Next Order isn’t a bad experience. It does take some time in order to get used to the flow of the game, and to deal with its irritations, but once you're there, you're in for what might potentially be a very addictive grind indeed.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 35
  2. Negative: 5 out of 35
  1. Feb 19, 2018
    10
    The best Digimon experience in the current gen. Tons of Digimon to choose from and a nod back to one of the most original monster capturingThe best Digimon experience in the current gen. Tons of Digimon to choose from and a nod back to one of the most original monster capturing games combined to bring both old and new generation Digimon lovers joy. The ExE mechanic is a very fun addition that makes for some very climactic scenes. A must-have for any Digimon and JRPG fan. Expand
  2. Feb 2, 2017
    10
    This game is a great sequel to the original Digimon World on Playstation. I remember being a 6 years old playing the old one for hours on end.This game is a great sequel to the original Digimon World on Playstation. I remember being a 6 years old playing the old one for hours on end. Now I'm an adult and doing the same thing all over again. This nostalgia ride is definitely worth picking up if you are a fan of digimon or fan of a good game Expand
  3. Jan 31, 2017
    10
    This game is for the fans of the first Digimon World on PSX. If you love that game, you will love Next Order.
    Este juego está hecho para los
    This game is for the fans of the first Digimon World on PSX. If you love that game, you will love Next Order.
    Este juego está hecho para los fans del primer Digimon World de PSX. Si te gustó ese juego, este también te gustará.
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  4. Nov 8, 2019
    9
    Es un juego muy divertido si te gusta el criar criaturas, digimon siempre ha tenido malas criticas por su comparación con pokemon pero esteEs un juego muy divertido si te gusta el criar criaturas, digimon siempre ha tenido malas criticas por su comparación con pokemon pero este titulo demuestra que ambas franquicias siguen caminos muy diferentes, ofrece una experiencia para un solo jugador muy buena ademas tener buena banda sonora y un gameplay muy bueno. Expand
  5. Aug 9, 2020
    8
    If you played and loved the original Digimon World in the PS1, it's going to be a wonderful trip to memory lane, together with enough newIf you played and loved the original Digimon World in the PS1, it's going to be a wonderful trip to memory lane, together with enough new mechanics and tweaks that make it unique.
    If you didn't, however, it might not appeal to you a lot due to the battle system. Give it a go anyway.
    Pros:
    -Beautiful sceneries
    -Lots of areas to explore
    -The ExE mechanic
    -Great soundtrack with some remixes from the first game
    -Good and reasonably long post-ending gameplay.
    -At least 100 hours of gameplay if you plan to go for the 100%
    Cons:
    -Gets a little repetitive after a long time playing it.
    -Lots of "repeated" obtainable Digimon (3 variants of Wargrowlmon, Veedramon, Gabumon, etc.) resulting in a poor variety of available Digimon whose spaces could have been used by other notable Digimon that were left out (Hawkmon, Falcomon, etc.).
    -No multiplayer interaction, except for the automated Battle System that doesn't require any interaction whatsoever.
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  6. Feb 1, 2017
    7
    Digimon World: Next Order
    Like taking care of a 2 year old.
    Have you even wanted to be a pageant mom and have a honey booboo child of your
    Digimon World: Next Order
    Like taking care of a 2 year old.
    Have you even wanted to be a pageant mom and have a honey booboo child of your own?
    Well you’re in luck, because in Digimon World: Next Order you get 2.
    Here you play as either a male or female character that you get to name and you work on escaping the digital world…
    This is a very odd rpg... it’s a very good rpg though.. But that statement of course depends on the type of gameplay experiences you enjoy…
    Digimon World is very much a management game...
    The game starts with you choosing any 2 eggs… you raise the characters in these eggs in a training room to digivolve them and boost their stats… not in combat..
    Their stats act more as defense here in case you do run into a combat situation...
    You do increase your tamer level from combat though which gives skill points for your skill tree...
    In this game you explore the open Digi world recruiting digimon to your village by helping them get the items they need throughout the world and in exchange they go back to your village and offer a perk for that village...
    Your village is where you go to restock on food every day, buy items from shops, and train your digimon...
    And mistakenly as you play the game this village gets bigger so everything is spread out instead of nicely packed into a small area… so you have to run around to get your refills…
    As you are completing tasks you’ll run into wild digimon and you act as a coach or a cheerleader on the sideline while your 2 digimon do their thing…
    you are able to throw in some healing items while they fight and command them to do special moves that they build up thanks to your cheering…
    But they fight on their own…
    you’re basically a cheerleader for 2 toddlers that also does fetch quests.
    And as you explore the lands completing the tasks given to you you have to make sure your digimon don’t go hungry... and they get hungry a lot…
    It’s annoying how frequently you have to feed them…
    You even have to take them to the bathroom…
    It’s a constant juggle of making sure you have food and portable toilets... while your digimon are strong enough to handle themselves in the locations you travel to…
    That’s the game…
    It’s a really good game if you’re into that kind of thing.. Even I was for the first 8 hours…
    But the thing is your digimon die…
    And I have no idea how or why...
    They’ll get sick if you over train them… but I purposely hatched a new one and trained it without giving it rest at all trying to kill it.. And it just wouldn’t die... I thought this was why and its clearly not it...
    I tried to push at least 10 different digimon past their ultimate form and they died every time with no signs of illness or dissatisfaction from me as a tamer..
    And it’s of course very frustrating to have to start again numerous times with new characters and have to bring their stats up all over again…
    Especially if you just want to get on with the story..
    This game is very much an open world digimon version of Tamagotchi...
    Either you like that play style or you don’t…
    Don’t expect a deep combat system here...or a typical jrpg where you have to slot in new items and moves… that’s not what this game is about
    Feed your digimon, take them to the bathroom.. Don’t over train them... and use them as protection as you try to escape the digital world...
    I give Digimon World: Next Order
    a 7/10
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  7. Oct 3, 2021
    0
    I've never known a game could be racist until I learned about this game. The international version of Digimon World Next Order isI've never known a game could be racist until I learned about this game. The international version of Digimon World Next Order is intentionally 10 times harder than the Japanese version, with digivolution requirements being 10x higher, stat gains being 10x lower and enemies stats being 10x higher, meaning you have a game where you can grind your ass off all the way to Mega and still be drastically under leveled to fight champion enemies in a story mission area. The fact that they willingly decided to give Western fans a middle finger after years of Digimon games not coming to the west is incredibly insulting and results in a damn well unplayable mess of a video game that was extremely niche to begin with. Go **** yourself Bandai Namco. Expand

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