Kingdom Hearts
1 week ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 trophies revealed ahead of launch
The trophy lists for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue are out, revealing exactly what'll be required of players in Dream Drop Distance HD and Kingdom Hearts 0.2, the all-new chapter that leads into Kingdom Hearts III. Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance makes up the majority of the trophies since it's a full-sized game. Originally on 3DS, it's been rebuilt for the PS4 and looks a lot sharper as a result. Further down you'll find the trophies for Kingdom Hearts 0.2:…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake, Kingdom Hearts III still a ways off; Nomura hopes to share more this year
Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kindgdom Hearts III are featured somewhat in this week's issue of Famitsu. In an interview with director Tetsuya Nomura, fans are given a short development update on the two long-awaited titles. "The release of these titles will still be a while," he told the magazine. Nomura also apologized for the wait and for a recent lack of information, but promised to make up for it with high quality games and by releasing and by revealing…
2 weeks ago.
Kingdom Hearts 15th anniversary 'Memorial Stained Glass Clock' campaign in Shinjuku Station
Square Enix is set to run a 'Memorial Stained Glass Clock' campaign to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Kingdom Hearts franchise. Starting from January 9 through 15, the event will take place in the Tokyo Metro Marunouchisen Shinjuku Station Metro Promenade in Japan. The clock shown above features one enormous "Sora Stained Glass" enclosed by 12 smaller stained glass representing the clock dials with each featured with artwork from the Kingdom Hearts series. Shortly after the exhibition, the company will give…
1 month ago.
A holiday message to fans from Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura
Square Enix has gone live with a surprising holiday message from none other than Tetsuya Nomura — director and creator of Kingdom Hearts. The short, but sweet video depicts Nomura expressing his thanks to fans of the series for their longtime support, followed by him going into detail about the importance of 2017 as the year officially marks the 15th anniversary of the Kingdom Hearts franchise. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJcxAUgZD4w Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue releases for PlayStation 4 on January 12 in…
1 month ago.
UPDATE: Utada Hikaru isn't working on a new song for Kingdom Hearts III quite yet
UPDATE (12/23/2016): Utada Teruzane returned to Twitter today with a brief correction on his original statement. He says that while they're eager to get involved with Kingdom Hearts III, the decision to do so is not official as of yet. ORIGINAL: Recently confirmed on Twitter by Utada Teruzane, father and manager to Utada Hikaru, his daughter is indeed working on a new theme song for Kingdom Hearts III, and that they've already begun work on it. You undoubtably know of Utada's songs…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 screenshots detail 0.2 systems and new Dream Drop Distance features
The official Japanese website for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue has been updated with newly added screenshots and information on the gameplay systems of Kingdom Hearts 0.2: Birth by Sleep — A Fragmentary Passage and new content for Kingdom Hearts HD: Dream Drop Distance. Take a look below to view the details. System: Kingdom Hearts 0.2: Birth by Sleep – A Fragmentary Passage Situation Command When the gauge that appears as you attack enemies accumulates entirely, a “Situation Command” will be triggered.…
1 month 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…
1 month 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 month 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 months 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…
2 months 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,…
2 months 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,…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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.…
2 months 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…
3 months 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…
3 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. …
3 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…
3 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…