Kingdom Hearts
6 days ago.
Kingdom Hearts III characters featured in Because of You anti-bullying campaign
Square Enix has teamed up with The Ad Council to include Kingdom Hearts III characters in an anti-bullying campaign under the title: Because of You. This campaign has the goal in mind of inspiring others to build a welcoming and inclusive community, and wants to encourage teens to consider the impact their actions have on others, both positive and negative. This program marks the first time The Ad Council has created a PSA with a video game publisher. The brief PSA…
1 week ago.
Kingdom Hearts III shipments and digital sales exceed 5 million worldwide
Just only last week, the world all-over saw the release of Kingdom Hearts III. And since then, it has made incredible numbers as Square Enix announced the game has passed over 5 million copies in worldwide shipments and digital sales, making it the fastest selling game in the history of the series. Kingdom Hearts III marks the final installment to the Xehanort saga, featuring a wholesome story about friendship and the everlasting battle between Light and Darkness. Players will follow Sora,…
2 weeks ago.
Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross] is now available on Amazon devices
Square Enix’s hit mobile RPG title Kingdom Hearts Union χ is now available on the Amazon appstore and Amazon Fire Tablets, allowing more players the chance to venture into Disney themed worlds to uncover the mysteries surrounding the Keyblade War, all the while letting fans play together in special multiplayer modes. Also for a limited time, players who reach a certain score in the “Classic Kingdom” mini-games can obtain the signature Starlight Keyblade of Union χ for use in Kingdom Hearts…
2 weeks ago.
Kingdom Hearts III is available now worldwide
The long-awaited and highly anticipated Kingdom Hearts III is now available worldwide. Fans can now follow Sora on his latest adventure across various Disney and Pixar themed worlds as he and his friends face the ever looming threat of Darkness. The launch trailer below may have content that some might consider spoilers. Additionally, Director Tetsuya Nomura and Sean Shoptaw--Senior Vice President, Global Games and Interactive Experiences, Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products--had a few words to say regarding the game’s release: “I am…
3 weeks ago.
Spoiler: New Kingdom Hearts III overview trailer focuses on gameplay
Square Enix has released a new gameplay focused trailer for Kingdom Hearts III, giving fans some idea of what to expect when diving into the new title when it launches next week in North America and Europe. The overview goes into some detail for game mechanics such as Keyblades, magic and summons, teamup attacks, gummi ships and minigames, which include the Classic Kingdom games inspired by 1980’s-era LCD games and Disney animated shorts. Spoiler warning: Some plot related clips are shown in…
1 month ago.
Spoiler: Kingdom Hearts III screenshots showcase mini games - Face My Fears also available
Square Enix has released artwork for world logos and a bundle of new screenshots for Kingdom Hearts III, which showcase several minigames, the new selfie mode and some adorable moments with Remy from Disney and Pixar’s Ratatouille. The screenshots are located below with a general spoiler warning for those wanting to avoid all Kingdom Hearts related media. Additionally, the full opening theme song “Face My Fears” is now available for purchase on the iTunes store in both English and Japanese. You…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts III shares a look at its retailer-exclusive pre-order keyblades
Square Enix is offering Kingdom Hearts III pre-order incentives by way of in-game keyblades based on the storefront you choose. Each keyblade has a slightly different design and enhances different elemental attributes and bestows a '-gun' level magic of that same element. To break it down further, the Amazon keyblade 'Dusk Till Dawn' will bestow the 'Firagun' magic and enhance fire-elemental damage. The PlayStation Store keyblade 'Midnight Blue' will get you 'Blizzagun' and ice-elemental damage up; the Xbox Games Store keyblade…
1 month ago.
Square Enix reveals a schedule of patch updates for Kingdom Hearts III
Announced on official social media accounts for Kingdom Hearts (Facebook, Twitter), Square Enix has revealed a schedule of free patch updates coming to Kingdom Hearts III upon the game’s release. A couple of these patches will include both the epilogue and secret ending for the game, which have been withheld in response to the December retail leak. Below is the full schedule: Tuesday, January 29 Update 1.01 (several data fixes) Memory Archive (videos) The Memory Archive option will be added to…
1 month ago.
Here's some Kingdom Hearts III Keyblade artworks
Square Enix has put out a set of artworks highlighting the few Keyblades Sora can wield throughout his journey in Kingdom Hearts III. Aside from a couple, each keyblade is themed according to the world they are collected from, including: San Fransokyo (Big Hero 6) Arendelle (Frozen) Olympus Coliseum (Hercules) Monsters Inc. Port Royal (Pirates of the Carribean) Kingdom of Corona (Tangled) Toy Story 100 Acre Woods (Winnie the Pooh) View the gallery below: Kingdom Hearts III is due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 25, 2019 in…
1 month ago.
Spoiler: Kingdom Hearts III gets three new commercial spots for Japan
Square Enix has released three new Japanese commercial spots for Kingdom Hearts III due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 25, 2019 in Japan and Asia, and January 29 in North America and Europe. View the commercial spots below: "Story" Commercial Spot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdYoh0vSkoA "Battle" Commercial Spot https://youtu.be/qHadMphDWhw "Friend" Commercial Spot https://youtu.be/sSU40BkPBU8 If you're still in the mood for more, check here to watch the final trailer for the game, or take a look at our archives to view our other Kingdom Hearts coverages.…
2 months ago.
Spoiler: Kingdom Hearts III "Final Battle" trailer
Coming to us ahead of schedule, Square Enix has gone live with the final trailer for Kingdom Hearts III featuring the climatic "Final Battle" between Light and Dark, as well as offering plenty of keyblade action and story bits. And if the video isn't enough for you hungry folks, the company has also updated the game's official Japanese site with new short videos showing off bits of gameplay including Keyblade Transformations, Attraction Flow, Gummi Ship, Links (Summons) and even mini-games. Head…
2 months ago.
Spoiler: Kingdom Hearts III gets a new 30-second commercial
Square Enix has shared a short new 30-second commercial for Kingdom Hearts III ramping up to next month's fast-approaching release. In other news, the game's director Tetsuya Nomura shared a message regarding leaked photos and videos from the game's opening moments. You can read that here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GQ98xi-GWo…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura responds to recent retail leak
Recently, the Kingdom Hearts community has been abuzz with what has been reported to be photo and video footage obtained from a retail copy of Kingdom Hearts III. The game itself isn't set to release until January 29th, 2019 (January 25 in Japan), leading some to speculate that the footage may have been obtained from a stolen copies from some juncture in the supply chain. Today, Square Enix responded with a message from director Tetsuya Nomura, where he explained that they…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III PS4 Pro limited edition coming to North America and Europe; releasing January 29, 2019
Sony Interactive Entertainment has gone live with new details for the Kingdom Hearts III PlayStation 4 Pro limited edition bundle for North America and Europe. The bundle was first announced during E3 2018 where viewers were also treated with a swashbuckling trailer for Kingdom Hearts III. Alongside the base game, the limited edition bundle will also release on January 29, 2019 for $399.99 USD (MSRP) / $499.99 CAD (MSRP) and is exclusive to Gamestop in the United States and EB Games in…
2 months ago.
Spoiler: Kingdom Hearts III screenshots detail 'Frozen', 'Mysterious Tower' and more
Square Enix has gone live with yet another round of screenshots and character renders for Kingdom Hearts III due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 29, 2019. The galleries below feature images of gameplay, cutscenes and posing shots of characters within the game's various worlds, including the 'Mysterious Tower' and 'Frozen' world. If that isn't enough, a couple of screenshots in particular shows off a returning summon coming to Kingdom Hearts III. This goes without saying, but beware of…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III Opening Movie Trailer mashes Utada Hikaru and Skrillex
Today, Square Enix shared the latest trailer for Kingdom Hearts III -- this time featuring the opening movie by the company's Visual Works studio. The song within "Face My Fears" is performed as a collaboration between Utada Hikaru and Skrillex. Be warned: the trailer below may contain story spoilers! Kingdom Hearts III will release for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One January 25th, 2019 in Japan and January 29th in North America and Europe. Japanese https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWVLmId5IH4 English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VawSnaxtSI…
2 months ago.
Sony provides a closer look at the Kingdom Hearts III PS4 Slim bundle for Japan
Originally announced back in September, Sony and Square Enix revealed that Japan would be receiving a special limited edition Kingdom Hearts III centric PlayStation 4 Slim bundle pack. The bundle was said to contain a unique top cover for PlayStation 4 Slims, which featured symbols from the game, and a PlayStation 4 theme. Now Sony has officially unveiled the finalized look for the top cover and the unique packaging art featuring Sora. Sony also gave fans a sneak peek at the…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura shares trailer schedule ahead of release
Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura took to the official Japanese Kingdom Hearts twitter this morning to share more details with fans on when to expect new trailers ahead of the fast-approaching January release date. According to Nomura, a 'New' trailer will go live on December 10th, a 'Final' trailer will go live on December 18th, and a 30-second commercial airing before movies will arrive on December 21st. These trailers are still a work in progress, so Nomura cautions that the…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III receives "Dawn Till Dusk" Keyblade DLC; exclusive on Amazon
Kinda Funny recently hosted Amazon's "Cyber Monday" livestream, revealing new information about an upcoming DLC coming to Kingdom Hearts III. The "Dawn Till Dusk" Keyblade is a bonus DLC exclusive to Amazon, and can be obtained through pre-ordering the game via their store for US and Canadian customers. Japan can also get their hands on the pre-order bonus through 7-Eleven. Kingdom Hearts III is due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 25, 2019 in Japan and January 29, 2019…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III Deluxe Edition reveals official disc art and artbook cover
Thanks to the efforts of reddit user ThomasOfficial, we now have a good look at both the disc art and artbook cover for the highly anticipated Kingdom Hearts III. Revealed to be the completed version of Nomura's sketch that had been revealed earlier in the year, we can see Sora wading through water while holding a partially eaten paopu fruit. Aside from the cover art reveals, the Deluxe Edition has not changed since its announcement back in June. Kingdom Hearts III is…