Titles like Puyo Puyo Tetris and Street Fighter X Tekken prove that bringing two successful franchises together can yield a match made in heaven. But every now and then two brazenly different intellectual properties form an unholy union that manages to get things right.
Immediately after it was revealed that Toy Story would be coming to Kingdom Hearts III, people started comparing the game versions of characters like Woody and Rex to Toy Story movie ones. A new Digital Foundry report shows just how faithfully the game appears to recreate them based on the latest trailer.
Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura says the extended development cycle is “out of his hands.” The third Kingdom Hearts is taking this long, he says, because of technology changes and decisions made by higher-ups at Square Enix.
In 2012, longtime Kingdom Hearts director Tai Yasue told us his dream world would be Toy Story. Now it’s happening. Buzz Lightyear, meet Sora in Kingdom Hearts III, which finally has a release window: 2018.
The latest in the Boss Fight Books series, available tomorrow, is Kingdom Hearts II by veteran games writer Alexa Ray Corriea. In the exclusive chapter excerpt below, she discusses one of the most intriguing aspects of the Square-Disney crossover’s plot: eschewing boy-girl romance in favor of themes of male intimacy.
Square Enix just dropped the new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III onto YouTube, after premiering it at the “Kingdom Hearts Orchestra” concert tonight in Los Angeles.
Over the decades, there have been so many great action games. But which one do people in Japan like best? This poll might shed light on that question.
No one likes having their game crash on them, but it’s gotta be especially painful when you’re in the middle of marathon speedrunning session.
While the Dream Drop Distance HD remake is nice, and the extended cutscene for Kingdom Hearts χ is something you can watch, the real reason to pick up Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is the three hours we get to spend playing a big teaser for Kingdom Hearts III.
To mark the release of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8, Sony is releasing a special Kingdom Hearts themed PlayStation 4 in Japan.
I believe it was Albert Einstein who once said there are three constants in life: Death, taxes, and Kingdom Hearts names being really fucking dumb. As a result, you may be confused about which games are coming in the near future. Fear not: We’re here to help.
Both Kindgom Hearts Remix releases are coming to PlayStation 4 on March 28. That’s six Kingdom Hearts games on one disc. Square Enix also announced that Kingdom Hearts hero Sora would be added to World of Final Fantasy as free DLC this winter.
Kingdom Hearts’ Sora was one of the most requested Super Smash Bros. 4 fighters when Nintendo asked fans who they wanted included last year’s DLC. Although we saw crowd favorites Cloud and Bayonetta, Sora didn’t make it into the roster.
Utada Hikaru is releasing her first full album in eight years.
Aqua demonstrates exactly how I feel when I see “Kingdom Hearts” from Square Enix in my inbox and it’s not about Kingdom Hearts III.
Hot dogs and hamburgers are great, and all. But wouldn’t a barbecue be even cooler with a comforting flask of estus soup, courtesy of Dark Souls 3?
It may be a free-to-play mobile port of a browser-based game, but Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ crams a lot of what series fans love into a tiny space.