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News Nope, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III Aren't Releasing This Year
Yet more evidence
Realistically, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III were never going to release in 2017. Heck, at this rate, we'll be lucky to see either of them at E3 this summer. But just in case you're still harbouring some hope that one of them will hit the PlayStation 4 before the year is out, we'd recommend giving this document...
News Kingdom Hearts Looks Slick at 60 Frames-Per-Second on PS4
The most complicated franchise in gaming will be (practically) complete on the PlayStation 4 this month, as Square Enix is remastering its last-gen remasters for Sony's new-gen system. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix will include a whopping four games and two movies on one Blu-ray disc, and the publisher's dropped the first few...
News Kingdom Hearts III PS4 Screenshot Shields from the Heartless
Alongside those new Final Fantasy VII Remake screenshots, Square Enix has dropped a fresh Kingdom Hearts III image straight outta the current crop of weeaboo conferences occurring in Monaco. This one shows Sora wielding his Keyblade like a shield, as he fights off against a new type of the Heartless in Thebes. "The Keyblade turns into a...
News We Wouldn't Bet on Final Fantasy VII Remake Releasing in 2017
Or Kingdom Hearts III
It's time to drag those dreams into reality: Final Fantasy VII Remake probably isn't launching this year. The project was originally announced at Sony's E3 press conference back in 2015, but aside from one gameplay trailer, we've seen very little of Cloud and the gang's high def revival. In an interview with Famitsu,...
News Kingdom Hearts 1.5+2.5 Brings More Goofy Naming Conventions to PS4
There's a circle in Hell where Satan punishes sinners by forcing them to write Kingdom Hearts articles for eternity – Dante Alighieri just forgot to mention it in his Inferno. Clearly we got up to some bad stuff in a previous life, because there's Kingdom Hearts news coming out of Mickey Mouse's exaggerated ears right now. Sigh. So, it's...
News Sora Unlocks World of Final Fantasy as Free DLC
When worlds collide
World of Final Fantasy is already a nostalgic golden nugget for Square Enix veterans, but the fan service is about to get even stronger with the addition of Sora from the Kingdom Hearts series. The Keyblade-wielding icon will be added as free downloadable content later this winter – but only temporarily as a means of...
TGS 2016 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Takes Its Stupid Name into 2017
Taking the Mickey
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue – and breathe – was originally scheduled to release in December this year, but weeaboos will need to wait a little while longer for the Disney X Square Enix mash-up. The PlayStation 4 exclusive game – which compiles (sigh) Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, Kingdom Hearts χ...
Hands On Seeking the Light in Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
Saving the best for last
It's no secret that the Kingdom Hearts series has transformed into quite a meandering and occasionally confusing beast. After 2005's Kingdom Hearts II, the series spread itself across three additional platforms and continued telling side stories that expanded the lore, but never strictly progressed it any further than where...
News Your Keyblade Will Unlock Kingdom Hearts III Info This Winter
Three's a charm
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue may have a December release date attached, but where the Mickey Mouse is Kingdom Hearts III? The game was announced what feels like an absolute eternity ago, but while we've seen some small snippets of gameplay, it's mostly remained locked up in Disn
News Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 PS4 Trailer Confirms December Release
Oh Mickey, you're so fine
The elaborately named Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue will launch worldwide in December, exclusively on the PlayStation 4. Square Enix confirmed the date as part of a new trailer, while also stating that the compilation – which includes a remastered version of Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance – will be...
News PS4 Remaster Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 to Get New Trailer Tomorrow
Sora saw it coming
Square Enix is going insane at the moment, dropping trailers, release dates, and announcements like it's in a rush. And there'll be no let up tomorrow, as it's teased a new Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue trailer. The promo will go live tomorrow at 21:00PM Japan time, and promises to include new material. For those...
News Wait, People Thought Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III Were Releasing This Year?
Come on, guys
Tantrums have been had earlier today when Square Enix revealed its software lineup for the rest of 2016. Titles like World of Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy XV, and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided are all on track to launch later this year, but there was no mention of Final Fantasy VII Remake, Kingdom Hearts III, or NieR Automata, much to the...
News Warm Your Kingdom Hearts with 5 Minutes of PS4 Footage
Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts HD II.8 feature in new trailer
This author practically waited all day for the promised Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts HD II.8: Final Chapter Prologue [Bleurgh – Ed] footage to emerge, so it's no surprise that it was released while we went for a nap. Nevertheless, we're wide awake now – wielding our...
News Kingdom Hearts III PS4 Trailer to Bring Joy This Christmas
The annoyingly named II.8 also in on the fun
It's time to go quackers: Santa will be sucking in his stomach and slipping down your chimney in order to deliver a new Kingdom Hearts III trailer today. Presumably this will be an extended version of the grainy Buzz Lightyear teaser that hit the online airwaves earlier in the week. We're Sora excited to...
News Salivate Over Seven Seconds of Kingdom Hearts III PS4 Gameplay
Someone call Star Command
It's a hard knock life being a Kingdom Hearts fan, so when seven seconds of the series' forthcoming PlayStation 4 sequel arrive – well, you need to cling on to them for dear life. The off-screen clip has emerged out of D23 Expo Japan 2015, which was actually held in Tokyo last month. In it, we see footage of a Buzz...
News TGS 2015: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue Unlocks on PS4
The prequel to Kingdom Hearts III
Look, you'll really just have to trust us on this one. Today at Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference, Square Enix announced that Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue will be coming to PlayStation 4, with an official trailer releasing on 17th September. Yes, that's really what it's called. No, we are...
News Kingdom Hearts III to Boast Big Hero 6 Storyline
Holding out for a Hiro
We know that Kingdom Hearts III is already tangled up with, er, Tangled – but the forthcoming sequel will also feature a Big Hero 6 storyline, set after the events of the movie. The announcement was made during the D23 Expo this weekend, and confirmed that you'll be able to explore the film's fictional setting of San...
News Kingdom Hearts III to Be Untangled at D23 Expo in August
Kingdom Hearts III will be riding a giant teacup into Anaheim, California next month, as the hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 title is set to put in an appearance during the D23 Expo. According to the show schedule for the Disney-focused fan-fest, "Square Enix will bring special guests and surprises to Hall 23 to reveal new information"...
E3 2015 Kingdom Hearts III Wins The Key to Our Hearts with Gameplay Trailer
More than meets the eye
After scaring all of Square Enix's E3 2015 conference viewers by showing a Kingdom Hearts mobile game at first, the Japanese publisher relieved everyone's fears by following this up with the most anticipated title of the show: Kingdom Hearts III. Thankfully, not only did we get a cutscene with a young Xenanhort and (perhaps)...
News Voice Actor Goofs Up with Kingdom Hearts III's PS4 Release Date
You're taking the Mickey
Voice actors are hired by big video game publishers to open their gobs, so it's no surprise that they struggle to keep them shut outside of the booth. Bill Farmer, who's playing Goofy in Kingdom Hearts III, caused a mild storm on Twitter earlier this week when he 'announced' that the forthcoming PlayStation 4 sequel will...
Review Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX (PlayStation 3)
Square Enix may not know how to do release dates, press conferences, or reasonable haircuts, but it's an expert at HD Collections. The firm's Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster was at least half a masterpiece, and the original Kingdom Hearts collection has become the only proper way to start the franchise. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX...
News Kingdom Hearts III Levels Up with Unreal Engine 4 Support
With veteran heel dragger Tetsuya Nomura in charge, we all know that Kingdom Hearts III is several years away. However, the legendary developer seems eager to shake off his longstanding reputation, by being proactive and switching production to Unreal Engine 4 – ditching the firm’s in-house technology in the process. “Surely...
News Kingdom Hearts III Development Purportedly Progressing to Plan
Progress not Frozen
With veteran Square Enix artist Tetsuya Nomura now in charge of Kingdom Hearts III, it wasn’t a huge surprise to see the sequel skip the Tokyo Game Show last week. The developer spent the past eight years or so of his tenure at the Japanese company making excuses regarding Final Fantasy XV – which is only 50 per cent...
News Square Enix Unlocks Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX Limited Edition on PS3
Company used a Keyblade
You didn’t think that upcoming compilation Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX was going to release without some kind of collector’s edition, did you? Just like the Genie out of Aladdin’s lamp, Square Enix has helped all of your dreams come true, by confirming that all copies of the forthcoming collection will come with a pin...
E3 2014 Did You Miss the Interview with Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX's Co-Director?
We've got you covered
There’s so much happening at E3 that it can be hard to try and see everything. Over on the Square Enix Presents E3 Channel, Kingdom Hearts co-director Tai Yasue answered questions sent in by fans about the upcoming Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX. With his team having worked on the original Birth by Sleep, as well as the more...
News Add Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX to Your Christmas Lists Folks
Filling the hole in our hearts
The wait for Kingdom Hearts 3 feels like an eternity, but there's still a long stretch until we get some next-gen Keyblade action. Thankfully, this gives us time to refresh on the story so far with Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX. Set to release on the PlayStation 3 in North America on 2nd December and Europe on 5th...
News What Are Your Thoughts on Kingdom Hearts? Square Enix Would Like to Know
Not goofin' around
Despite being dormant for a little while on home consoles, Kingdom Hearts III is set to plot the return of Square Enix’s twee Disney and JRPG mash-up on the PlayStation 4. However, with no firm timeframe attached to the title, the Japanese publisher is taking the opportunity to poll fans on their thoughts on the franchise. And...
News Final Fantasy XV Director Says PS4 Is a Mountain to Climb
Super system causing concerns
Tetsuya Nomura has been working on Final Fantasy XV for an eternity. The high-ranking Square Enix employee started production on the sequel on the PlayStation 3, where it was known as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. It’s since re-emerged as a next-gen title for Sony’s latest console, with a new name. Despite this, the...
News Square Enix Sure Isn't Goofing Around with Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX
Looks Sora great
Hot on the heels of the decent Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX, ordinarily sluggish publisher Square Enix is busying itself with successor Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX. The high-definition overhaul – which is being produced alongside PlayStation 4 sequel Kingdom Hearts III – bundles the second game
News Kingdom Hearts III's Keyblade Will Unlock Infinite Possibilities in PS4 Sequel
The key to more gadgets than you can imagine
Fans of Square Enix’s bizarrely popular Disney and role-playing game mash-up Kingdom Hearts will know that the Keyblade has evolved a lot since the series’ inception. What started life as a mere weapon in the original release has also doubled as a vehicle in more recent entries – and series creator...