Kingdom Hearts
6 days ago.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained Χ heading to European shores, more details soon
Via the official Kingdom Hearts twitter, we get word this morning that Kingdom Hearts Unchained X has been announced for European shores. While no specific release date has been shared, more details will be coming soon. Kingdom Hearts Unchained X is out in North America, and just recently surpassed two million downloads. Set before all the other games in the series, the freemium smartphone title delves into the mysteries of the Keyblade War. Custcenes from the game will also be featured…
6 days ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue due out December, E3 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 E3 next week. The trailer features Aqua and her battle against the Heartless as a precursor to Kingdom Hearts III proper. The game will be available for PlayStation 4 worldwide this December, with hands-on opportunities at this year's E3. Not to leave too empty handed on news for "the big one," the trailer promised news and announcements would…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ passes 2 million downloads in North America
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ has been downloaded over 2 million times in North America following its release on April 7, Square Enix revealed today. Players can obtain outfits and in-game medals based on Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde from Disney's recent animated feature Zootopia in an event ongoing until May 15 to celebrate this achievement. Launched in Japan last year as a free-to-play mobile game, Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ lets players take up their own Keyblade and travel across various Disney…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts brass band concert & orchestra world tour announced
Square Enix is partnering with international concert production and promotion company La Fée Sauvage for a worldwide tour featuring the music of the Kingdom Hearts series. Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- will feature popular selections from the series and will include more than 70 musicians on stage, as well as HD video cinematics cut by series director Testuya Nomura. World class professional orchestra, such as the Royal Philarmonic Orchestra…
2 months ago.
We spend some heart-to-heart time with Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ is the newest entry into the now fourteen-year old saga that marries Disney and Final Fantasy characters into an original storyline. Out now in North America for both iOS and Android, the game originally started life as a browser-based game in Japan (scheduled to go offline in September 2016). In the video below, we check out the first 30 minutes of the game from the title screen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAmT1l49B_E Chronologically, Unchained χ takes place before all others in the series,…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ[chi] now available in North America, message from Nomura
The long-awaited localization of Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ is finally available for download on both iOS and Android devices today - so long as you live in North America. This mobile title follows the earliest part of the Kingdom Hearts series narrative – taking place in the world of fairy tales talked about throughout the series, during the era before the Keyblade War. As the player, you are just one of many keyblade wielders in the world. The game requires users to…
2 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ heads to North America this week
Following its release in Japan last year, Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ is finally making its way to North America on April 7th for both iOS and Android. This mobile title follows the earliest part of the Kingdom Hearts series narrative - taking place in the world of fairy tales talked about throughout the series, during the era before the Keyblade War. As the player, you are just one of many keyblade wielders in the world. Series director Tetsuya Nomura shared a message…
2 months ago.
Our first glimpse of Daybreak Town in Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8
It's hard to believe that the original Kingdom Hearts is now 14 years old, but here we are. Yesterday marked the anniversary of the game's release on PlayStation 2 in Japan, so series director Tetsuya Nomura took to twitter to celebrate. This wasn't without a tease of things to come... We get a first glimpse of Daybreak Town as it appears in Kingdom Hearts 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue. That's a collection that will include Kingdom Hearts Unchained X, a retelling of…
5 months 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…
5 months 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,…
6 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…
7 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…
8 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…
8 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)…
8 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"…
8 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…
8 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…
8 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…
8 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…
9 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.…