Kingdom Hearts
21 hours ago.
PlayStation 4 Kingdom Hearts 15th Anniversary Edition hardware announced
Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan and Square Enix have revealed the latest special hardware design featuring Kingdom Hearts. Dubbed the "Kingdom Hearts 15th Anniversary Edition", this limited edition PS4 is set to launch alongside Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue on January 12, 2017. Starting today, fans can pre-order the bundle at the Sony Store - available in two flavors. Hard drive capacity can be chosen from either 500GB (33,980 yen + tax) or 1TB (38,980 yen + tax) with…
23 hours ago.
Utada Hikaru's "Hikari (Ray of Hope MIX)" EP due out January 11
Utada Hikaru's "Hikari (Ray of Hope MIX)" featured in Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is getting the EP treatment, due out in Japan on January 11. The EP contains four tracks remixed by Japanese producer PUNPEE and a cover design by Tetsuya Nomura. The artwork was specifically created by Nomura for Utada Hikaru back in 2014 as a gift celebrating her 15th Anniversary Cover Album. Available for pre-order on iTunes Japan, the following tracks will be available: …
1 day ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue "Final Trailer"
Square Enix has released the "Final Trailer" for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, due out in Japan on January 12. The collection contains a fully HD and playable version of Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance, a movie tied in to the story of Kingdom Hearts Unchained X , and a brand-new playable episode of Birth By Sleep called 0.2 Fragmentary passage, following Aqua and her trek through the World of Darkness. The game is due out in North America and…
2 weeks ago.
New Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue screenshots and character renders
Square Enix has gone up with a new batch of screenshots and artwork featuring Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue following various appearances in Japanese magazines the past week. Famitsu in particular featured a two-page spread detailing Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep A Fragmentary Passage as Aqua chases after the truth in her battle through the Realm of Darkness. Character renders include Aqua, King Mickey, Aced, Ava, Gula, Invi, Ira, and the Master of Masters as seen in the…
3 weeks ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue now up for digital pre-order
UPDATE: The game is now available for pre-order on the North American PlayStation Store as well. According to the store listing, the file size clocks in at 27.6GB and features a bonus Kingdom Hearts pre-order theme for immediate download. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue has made its way to the Japanese PlayStation Store, marking the first time an entry in the series will be available on a digital platform. Those who pre-order the game from now through January 11,…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ tops five million downloads worldwide
Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ has reached a new milestone - surpassing five million downloads worldwide, Square Enix revealed today in a Japanese press release. To celebrate, the company will be running several bonus campaigns in Japan, including daily present quests, exclusive medals and more. Starting from November 2 through December 1, players can receive 3,000 jewels just for logging in. From November 1 through Novemer 6, daily present quests can be undertaken to receive items such as Broom Servants, Skip Tickets,…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 digital version marks a series first
Japanese pre-order bonus information for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue has gone live, detailing several physical and digital goodies fans can snag from participating retailers. Over at Amazon, those who pre-order from the online retailer will receive an exclusive theme for their PlayStation 4 featuring a metallic background and symbols. The game also marks the series' digital debut with a promised release on the PlayStation Store. Starting mid-November, those who pre-order the digital version will receive a darker PS4…
1 month ago.
New Kingdom Hearts III screenshots reveal Guard Form
Paris Games Week 2016 continues to excite Kingdom Hearts fans as Square Enix revealed a brand new drive form for Sora in the third numbered entry in the series. Known as the 'Guard Form', the first shot showcase Sora transforming and utilising his Hercules themed Keyblade, which has been shown previously. The company stated the power form, shown in the second shot, was edited as the keyblade is from a world that has yet to be officially announced, so it has…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 ReMIX video details the opening of 0.2 A Fragmentary Passage
Square Enix has unveiled the opening of Kingdom Hearts 0.2 A Fragmentary Passage during Paris Games Week 2016. Japanese Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al8YkZe4q2M English Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB-SgmfG_eM The prologue is bundled in Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 ReMIX Final Chapter Prologue which also includes a remastered version of Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance and a movie titled Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover. The collection is due to release on January 12 in Japan and January 24 in Europe and North America.…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 and 2.5 collection coming to PlayStation 4
During Paris Games Week 2016, Kingdom Hearts series producer Shinji Hashimoto announced that the two remastered collections of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX are both coming to the PlayStation 4. Running at 60 frames per second, the bundle is an HD remastered compilation consisting of the following games: KINGDOM HEARTS FINAL MIX KINGDOM HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories KINGDOM HEARTS 358/2 Days (HD remastered cinematics) KINGDOM HEARTS II FINAL MIX KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep FINAL MIX KINGDOM HEARTS Re:coded (HD…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts 2.8 HD Final Chapter Prologue supports 4K on PS4 Pro, more from Nomura
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue will support PlayStation 4 Pro at launch. We've known this since TGS but director Nomura was keen to mention it again in a new interview along with other developments in the series. Speaking with Dengeki PlayStation, Nomura once again apologized for the launch delay of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue - citing the proximity of neighboring titles. As the prologue to Kingdom Hearts III, Nomura really wants fans to play it. He…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Limited Edition announced
Square Enix has announced a Limited Edition upgrade offer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue. Available for pre-orders in both North America and Europe, fans who get in early can snag an exclusive pin of Mickey Mouse and Sora through participating retailers and the Square Enix Online Store. Japan will see the game first when it launches on January 12 followed by North America and Europe on January 24. …
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ celebrates Halloween in Daybreak Town
Square Enix and Disney are teaming up to bring Halloween-themed goodies to Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ throughout the month of October. Fans are invited to celebrate by participating in several limited-time events featuring prizes for newcomers and long-time players alike. The team have rounded up the following events featuring powerful items, costumes, and more. Jack Skellington, Halloween Town Sora, and other favorites will also be making appearances all month. Jack Skellington Medal Event (Oct. 1-16) – Defeat special…
2 months ago.
Check out 17 minutes of Kingdom Hearts 0.2 gameplay
Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth By Sleep - A Fragmentary Passage was on display at EGX 2016 this past weekend, giving fans a taste of what's to come in the eventual Kingdom Hearts III. During the show, PlayStation Access hosted a lengthy livestream, detailing some of the ins and outs of the public demo. Join Rob and Hollie as they take us through the game's combat, some exploration and even a boss battle. Kingdom Hearts 0.2 is a playable story that…
2 months ago.
Nomura: Voice recording for Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Dissidia in progress
Tetsuya Nomura is a busy guy. His current projects include Kingdom Hearts III, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Dissidia Final Fantasy's arcade version just to name a few. It's within the context of the latter we're given a brief update on his upcoming games. During a special livestream detailing the latest update for Dissidia Final Fantasy, Nomura said that voice recording is now in the works for "Kingdom," "Seven," and "Dissidia." While vague we can easily piece…
2 months ago.
Here's a new batch of Kingdom Hearts 2.8 screenshots from Tokyo Game Show 2016
Check out a brand new batch of screenshots featuring Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue from Tokyo Game Show 2016 below! These new images feature Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A fragmentary passage –, and Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover Japan will see the game first when it launches on January 12 followed by North America and Europe on January 24. …
2 months ago.
Nomura talks Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8's delay, teases PS4 Pro support in new message
With a brand-new trailer and site refresh in tow, series director Tetsuya Nomura has quite a bit to say about Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue today. Instead of a traditional media interview, however, he's taken to Twitter to share a brief message with the fans encompassing the game's release date and hopes for the future. "First, I must apologize," said Nomura in a translation provided by Goldpanner. "As was stated today, due to the adjustment of contiguous titles, our…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue due out January, TGS 2016 trailer
Square Enix has revealed the latest trailer and release timing for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, due to be shown at TGS this week. The game will be available for PlayStation 4 worldwide this January, pushed back from its previously promised December launch. Japan will see the game first when it launches on January 12 followed by North America and Europe on January 24. The collection contains a fully HD and playable version of Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance,…
4 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III Sora Play Arts Kai revealed
During the opening hours of Comic Con yesterday, Square Enix revealed the first piece of merchandise for Kingdom Hearts III - a Sora Play Arts Kai, due out on November 6 this year in Japan and in North America on January 30, 2017. The figure can be pre-ordered right now on both Square Enix's North American Online Store for $149.99 and their Japanese Online Store for 15,240 yen (including tax). The figure will be on display at San Diego Comic Con…
5 months ago.
Square Enix at Japan Expo: Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts and more playable
Square Enix France has revealed their playable and stage lineup for Japan Expo - set to run from July 7 to July 10 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in Paris, France. During the show, attendees can get their hands on the following playable demos: Final Fantasy XV Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Dragon Quest Builders Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue World of Final Fantasy Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness I am Setsuna Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Additionally, Square Enix will hold special events focusing on…