Kingdom Hearts
5 days ago.
New Kingdom Hearts III screenshots and artwork detail Pixar worlds, character renders
Following up on news over the weekend that Kingdom Hearts III would see the expansion of its Disney worlds with the arrival of Monster's Inc., Square Enix today provided a further look at the upcoming title with new screenshots and render artwork. Cutscenes & Gameplay CG Renders Screenshots feature new cutscenes and gameplay from the Toy Story-inspired world, Keyblade transformations, a link system featuring Ariel (The Little Mermaid), and the return of Dream Eater Meow Wow as well as the return of series…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy Record Keeper's next collaboration event is with Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross]
Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy Record Keeper, featuring its next collaboration event with Kingdom Hearts Union χ. Known as the "Gummi Ship Campaign", the event adds Sora and Riku as new playable characters to Record Keeper. In addition, FFRK players will be able to take part in all new battles against iconic Kingdom Hearts enemies during the campaign. According to the company, depending on the total number of players for each of the two games, the games'…
1 week ago.
Kingdom Hearts III reveals Monsters Inc. World and Hikaru Utada theme song
During the D23 Expo event in Japan, Square Enix revealed quite a bit of news regarding their highly anticipated action role-playing game; Kingdom Hearts III. First off, Square Enix has shared a meaty trailer for the game, showcasing Monsters Inc. as the new world set to appear and revealing new monster costumes for Sora, Donald and Goofy. While no full release date was revealed, the company reassures the game is still slated for a 2018 release. View the trailer down below: Alongside this…
2 weeks ago.
Tetsuya Nomura scheduled to appear at a Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross] fan event in California
Beginning at 12:00pm PST on Tuesday, January 30th, fans of the Kingdom Hearts series can register to attend the first-ever US community event for the popular mobile title Kingdom Hearts Union χ. The celebration is scheduled to take place on April 15th, 2018, at the House of Blues Anaheim in California. Attendees will be able to participate in various activities and try new in-game experiences that celebrate the world of Kingdom Hearts Union χ. Additionally, franchise director Tetsuya Nomura and the…
3 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts celebrates the 89th birthday of Mickey Mouse with a Union Cross event
Square Enix and Disney celebrate the 89th birthday of Mickey Mouse by bringing a limited time event to the popular mobile game KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ. The game now features several in-game promotions centered around Disney's beloved mouse; these promotions include multiple Mickey and Minnie Mouse themed avatar outfits, a Zero AP Campaign, a free medal and a special app icon. Starting from November 16 and lasting until November 27, players will have a second chance to access several Mickey and Minnie…
7 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III will see a smaller number of Disney worlds
A new interview with Tetsuya Nomura in Famitsu this week sees further explanation on Kingdom Hearts III and its on-going development. Speaking with the magazine, Nomura notes they've wanted to use a Toy Story world since around the time of Kingdom Hearts II. In order to make sure that world got into KHIII, plenty of repeated negotiations were necessary. The Toy Story world itself is set following the events of the Toy Story 2 movie as a canon part of…
7 months ago.
Tetsuya Nomura talks Kingdom Hearts III development length, keyblade transformations, DLC and more
Prepare for a feast because even more information about Kingdom Hearts III has come out from Game Informer and Gamespot with director Tetsuya Nomura following the announcement of the game's 2018 release window and Toy Story world. You can check here to read Nomura's discussion about a second playable character, the addition of a Toy Story world, some new & refined gameplay tidbits and more. For this excerpt, Nomura sheds some light on the long development time of Kingdom Hearts III, followed…
7 months ago.
Tetsuya Nomura talks second playable character, Toy Story world and more in Kingdom Hearts III
Following today's illuminating announcement of the game's 2018 release window and Toy Story world, IGN (2) and Game Informer (2) sat down with Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura to discuss new details about the upcoming title. Here's what Nomura said: Second Playable Character Nomura declined to specify who exactly, but he has confirmed there will be an another playable character besides Sora for Kingdom Hearts III. "So it would be tough to introduce many, multiple playable characters, but there is an intention of…
7 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III reveals Toy Story world and a 2018 release date
Square Enix raised the curtain on a wealth of new Kingdom Hearts III reveals today, including a trailer featuring a new world. Joining the series pantheon of familiar Disney locations, Pixar's Toy Story finally makes the jump to the Kingdom Hearts universe when the game launches in 2018. The new trailer follows Sora, Donald Duck and Goofy to Andy’s room as they join Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Hamm, Rex and Sarge’s investigation into the disappearance of their fellow toys and Andy, and…
7 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX patched to version 1.04
Square Enix has released a new patch update today covering Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX. A number of changes have been added to the PS4 release including: Fixed enemy / ally teleportation issue in Kingdom Hearts II. Adjusted magnetic force of commands such as Magnet in Kingdom Hearts II. Fixed various other issues. These updates come hot on the heels of other patches to the game, which have previously included framerate adjustments, balance issues and more. …
8 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX gets two new pieces of free DLC, available now
Available now through the PlayStation Store, two new free updates can be downloaded for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX. This includes an additional scene called "Day 357: Tears" for Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days involving an "action-packed final battle." You'll be able to access this scene through the "Chapters" menu in-game. The second is a Theater mode that contains all the cutscenes from Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix. Update: Version 1.03 is now available to download. According to the version history, it includes these…
8 months ago.
New Kingdom Hearts III trailer revealed at Orchestra –World Tour– concert in Los Angeles
To our pleasant surprise, game director Tetsuya Nomura revealed a brand new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III while taking center stage at the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- event in Los Angeles. Prior to showing, Nomura confirmed to the audience and public that Kingdom Hearts III will not make an appearance at E3 2017. In the trailer below, Sora, Donald Duck and Goofy help Hercules battle various forms of Heartless on the iconic Mount Olympus. Fans will see Sora in a…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake, Kingdom Hearts III slated to launch "in the next three years or so"
Perhaps unsurprising, both Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III remain a ways off according to Square Enix's own Yosuke Matsuda. In a special briefing following the company's financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 Matsuda outlined upcoming plans including a few words on projects such as Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII Remake. “This slide shows our release lineup for FY2017/3 as well as for FY2018/3 and beyond. We plan to launch each of…
10 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross] now available in the West
Kingdom Hearts Union χ, the expansion update to Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ, is now available to download worldwide for iOS and Android mobile devices, Square Enix has announced. The free update comes with the newly “Union Cross” multiplayer mode which allows players to create teams of six from their party members or through a matchmaking feature to fight hordes of Heartless enemies and powerful bosses. Players can also take on quests of increasing difficulty as well as unique new missions. To…
10 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX "Familiar Faces and Places" trailer
Prepare to take a dip in the pool of nostalgia as Square Enix released the final trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX due out for PlayStation 4 on March 28 in North America and March 31 in Europe. Performing at 1080p in 60 frames per second, the massive compilation includes all remastered Kingdom Hearts titles previously released for the PlayStation 3. Feast it all below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrvlemOUHUg…
10 months ago.
Prepare to "Fight the Darkness" with this Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX trailer
With just days to go until its release, Square Enix has gone live with a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX. Performing at 1080p in 60 frames per second, this massive compilation includes all remastered Kingdom Hearts titles previously released for the PlayStation 3. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoTFkF88rKs Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX will launch for PlayStation 4 on March 28 in North America and March 31 in Europe.…
11 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX patched following various issues
Square Enix has issued a patch update for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX following reports problems plaguing the Japanese launch. According to the change log, the new patch addresses gauge fluctuation and damage generation in Kingdom Hearts II to accommodate 60 frames per second. Various other bugs have also been fixed in this update. Performing at 1080p in 60 frames per second, this massive compilation includes all remastered Kingdom Hearts titles previously released for the PlayStation 3. The game will launch March…
11 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross] is coming West too
Following up on today's announcement for Japan, Square Enix has confirmed a Western release for Kingdom Hearts Union χ. Promoted as the relaunch of mobile title Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ, fans can download this free update beginning next month - adding the new "Union Cross" multiplayer mode and more avatar customization options. With Kingdom Hearts Union χ, players can create teams of six from their party members or through a matchmaking feature to fight hordes of Heartless enemies and powerful bosses.…
11 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts: Union χ version update announced for Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ
Square Enix has announced a new version update for Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ set to launch in Japan in late March. Titled Kingdom Hearts: Union χ, the update comes with a "Union Cross" game mode where up to six players must cooperate with each other to combat against forceful enemies in multiplayer quests with the addition of new story chapters and an origin story campaign described as a "must play" for all fans of the Kingdom Hearts franchise. If you're thinking to…
11 months ago.
Square Enix opens Kingdom Hearts Memorial Music Box website
Square Enix has opened a new website celebrating the 15th anniversary of Kingdom Hearts series - Kingdom Hearts Memorial Box. As the title suggests, the website allows fans to select from several songs including “Sora,” “Riku,” “Kairi I,” “Roxas,” “Aqua,” “The 13th Struggle,” “Blast Away! Gummi Ship I,” and “Tension Rising” as Sora wanders through various scenes from the games. Along with this, Square Enix is giving away 15 original paper music boxes featuring the key song "Dearly Beloved." Those interested…