Kingdom Hearts
1 month ago.
Nomura talks 2016 and beyond in latest Famitsu creators feature
The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu features their annual creators interview on their ambitions for 2016 and beyond - including a few words from Square Enix's own Tetsuya Nomura who teases more information on his titles now in development. As the director of the Kingdom Hearts series and Final Fantasy VII Remake - as well as a character designer for the Final Fantasy series itself - Nomura calls attention to both World of Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue & Kingdom Hearts III Jump Festa 2016 trailer
The first day of Jump Festa has begun and as promised Square Enix have released the new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue today. It appears that the footage we see in the trailer is also the same footage attendees of the Kingdom Hearts Premium theater saw at D23 2015 last month which also included a new look at Kingdom Hearts III. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue comes packed with Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance HD,…
2 months ago.
Several seconds of off-screen Kingdom Hearts III footage from D23 Expo Japan 2015
Recently, a video has found it's way online - containing roughly 7 seconds of new Kingdom Hearts III footage alongside with other video content from the Disney D23 event in Japan this year. Currently, there's no word if Kingdom Hearts III will be appearing at this year's Jump Festa event, however, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is confirmed to be part of Square Enix's line-up so it's possible we may see more of the content that was shown exclusively to those who…
3 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts 3 & Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 screenshots from D23 Expo Japan 2015
Straight from the Kingdom Hearts Premium Theater at D23 Expo Japan 2015, images of the highly anticipated and long awaited Kingdom Hearts III, as well as the upcoming HD collection, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue have popped up online. One image is from Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD, the image with Riku, Kairi & Mickey Mouse is from Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep 0.2: A Fragmentary Passage and the last comes straight from Kingdom Hearts III with an interesting…
4 months ago.
Dengeki Playstation Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue interview with Nomura
Dengeki Playstation sat the with Kingdom Hearts series director, Tetsuya Nomura to talk about the recently announced Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which included Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance, and Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth By Sleep -A Fragmentary Passage. The scans can be seen here alongside some of Square Enix's other titles. Thanks to KH13 and Kayla Copeland for providing the translation of both the interview and timeline. Tetsuya Nomura Reveals the Truth About Introducing a brand-new HD title that…
4 months ago.
New Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue screenshots and Nomura interview from Famitsu
Kingdom Hearts director, Tetsuya Nomura shared more details on Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue in an interview with Famitsu and 6 new screenshots of Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD were also shared. Famitsu: After “KH1.5” and “KH2.5”, we were a bit surprised by “KH2.8”. Please tell us the origin of that title. Nomura: It does contain some meaning, but it takes some thought. Now “KH DDD” is currently in the making (previously made as KH3D: Dream Drop Distance)…
4 months ago.
Nomura explains meaning behind "2.8" in the title of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
In an interview with Famitsu, Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura explained the meaning behind the number "2.8" in the title of the recently revealed Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue. The games included in Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix are set before Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance, so that game is "2.6" in the series. Since Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover/Kingdom Hearts Unchained is supposed to be the first game in the mainline series, that is being represented as "0"…
4 months ago.
Nomura talks Kingdom Hearts 0.2 using Kingdom Hearts III tech and more in Famitsu magazine
Tetsuya Nomura shared some new details about Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue in an interview with Famitsu magazine this week. We learned that the story of Kingdom Hearts 0.2 will be set immediately after the events shown in the secret movie of Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep - which just like the trailer suggested - will follow Aqua as she goes through the world of darkness. Kingdom Hearts 0.2 will be a short episode that totals the amount…
4 months ago.
TGS 2015: Kingdom Hearts χ(chi) trailer
Square Enix premiered a very short trailer for Kingdom Hearts Kingdom Hearts χ(chi) at TGS 2015 this weekend. The game released on iOS and Android earlier this month and is set to arrive in North America later this year. The Australian classification board also registered a rating for it earlier this week, though it's yet to be revealed in any other region besides Japan and North America. Watch the TGS 2015 trailer below. https://youtu.be/P6695DbW9aw…
4 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts II.8 Final Chapter Prologue trailer at TGS
A somewhat extended version of the Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue was put up by Square Enix right at the start of Tokyo Gameshow, which is currently in its opening hours. Scenes from Kingdom Hearts 3, as seen in the E3 trailer earlier this year, were spliced at the beginning as well with the familiar "Now In Development" teaser breaking up this segment from the 2.8 footage. The collection contains a fully HD and playable version of Kingdom…
4 months ago.
TGS 2015: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Announced for PS4
After the recent rumors of the supposedly Kingdom Hearts 2.9, Producer Shinji Hashimoto from Square Enix has officially announced the next Kingdom Hearts title from the SCEJA 2015 Press Conference. Titled Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, the collection will include: Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD - A remaster of the Kingdom Hearts game originally for the Nintendo 3DS. Kingdom Hearts χ  Back Cover - A new HD movie that tells the mysterious story of the Foretellers, connecting the earliest parts of…
5 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts 2.9 for PS3 and PS4 might possibly be a thing
The name "Kingdom Hearts 2.9" isn't entirely unfamiliar for those who paid attention to E3 this year. The name - alongside Kingdom Hearts III - was temporarily listed on an event schedule during this year's show before it was swiftly removed. Was it an honest error? Well, a new listing appearing today seems to suggest otherwise. Richard VanDeventer - a former Square Enix employee living in Osaka - has listed the game for both PS3 and PS4 on his LinkedIn resume.…
5 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ releasing on September 3rd in Japan
Square Enix has revealed today that Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ will be releasing on iOS and Android on September 3rd at 12PM JST in Japan. Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ was revealed at E3 2015 for a US release. No word if the game will come to Europe as of this moment.…
5 months ago.
D23 Expo Japan Kingdom Hearts Premium Theater event details
Disney has detailed what we can expect from their Kingdom Hearts Premium Theater on November 3rd. Fans can expect to see the latest gameplay footage for the series and special guests at the talk show. The first Kingdom Hearts event will be held from 13:00 to 14:30 and the second from 16:00 to 17:30 on November 3rd. The same content will be presented at both events. You'll be able to purchase a ticket for the event here once it goes up…
5 months ago.
Big Hero 6 comes to Kingdom Hearts III
The latest world Sora and friends will find themselves exploring in Kingdom Hearts III is that of Big Hero 6. Disney Interactive and Square Enix announced today that the recent animated feature based on the Marvel superhero comics of the same name will be appearing in the upcoming game along with Tangled, which was revealed this past E3. While we weren't able to glimpse new footage of this world quite yet, director Tetsuya Nomura has shared a piece of concept artwork…
7 months ago.
New Kingdom Hearts III news at D23 Expo in August
Disney Interactive is set to reveal some new information regarding its upcoming titles at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California on August 14-16. Among these titles, Kingdom Hearts III will make an appearance, along with special guests and some exclusive giveaways to guests in attendance to the D23 Hall presentation. Other titles on display at this event are Star Wars Battlefront, and Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition. Fans eager for more Kingdom Hearts III news should tune in to Nova Crystallis for…
7 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ coming to the West, E3 2015 trailer released
Square Enix has announced at their E3 2015 press conference that Kingdom Hearts Unchained Chi will be coming to North America on iOS and Android devices. In Kingdom Heart Unchained Chi, players will uncover story elements from the earliest parts of the series’ history, as well as from the highly-anticipated, upcoming Kingdom Hearts III. For the first time in the series history, players will create their very own Keyblade wielder and adventure through Disney worlds with beautiful and stylized art, while…
7 months ago.
New Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts Unchained X details from Square Enix Presents E3 2015
Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura and co-director Tai Yasue sat down on Square Enix Presents today hours after the E3 press conference finished to talk more about Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts Unchianed Chi. Thanks Gematsu for the transcript, read the full interview below. Nomura on the reaction of the Final Fantasy VII Remake announcement. Nomura: “If I can take a little bit of time to speak about this… Thank you so much. We’ve gotten such a reaction from everybody.…
7 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts 3 gets a trailer with live gameplay footage
After two years since the announcement of Kingdom Hearts III's development for both PS4 and XBox One, Square Enix have finally shared a new trailer with both a cut scene and what appears to be live gameplay. A scene between the younger selves of Masters Xehanort and Eraqus is shown, playing chess together and discussing the ancient Keyblade War. Xehanort talks about the Book of Prophecy, and the ominous words written on the last page claiming that Darkness would claim…
8 months ago.
Square Enix France is teasing something related to Kingdom Hearts
Square Enix France sure loves their social media. That much was evident last year when one of their representatives "accidentally" hinted at Final Fantasy Type-0 in the weeks heading up to E3. This time it looks like they're hyping up something related to Kingdom Hearts. For the past several days, the company's official Facebook in the region has posted a couple curious posts followed up with a Kingdom Hearts III tag. The first post features one of the renders released back…