Five Years Kingdom Hearts… Five Years

Kingdom-Hearts-3-LogoAfter Five years of waiting since the first teaser was released, Square Enix finally has an official date for the highly anticipated third installment.

Kingdom Hearts 3 will release early next year on January 29th for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. January 25th will be the release date for it in Japan. The original release date was supposed to be scheduled for this year but was delayed. Below is a statement issued by Franchise director Tetsuya Nomura via twitter regarding the delay.

 “We’ve announced the release day for KINGDOM HEARTS III ahead of E3 at the KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra -World Tour-. I’m sorry that we’re asking for a little more time than initially planned. Please look forward to other information, including a few trailers at E3. Thank you,”

As many of you know Disney’s Frozen has been incorporated into the Kingdom Hearts world along with the inclusion of a Simba summon. If you haven’t caught the trailer you can check it out below.

They made sure to release plenty more during the conference including the return of  Organization XIII member Xigbar, as well as further story hints. Not to mention a brief appearance by Remi from Ratatouille.

In more extended looks (seen above) we got bits of the Toy Story and Hercules worlds as well. There was also confirmation of a ($230 dollar) collectors edition so get it when you can once it drops in the coming year. And for more on E3 check out our twitter @tehlunchboxpub.

New Footage For Kingdom Hearts 3 Coming to Disney D23 Expo in Japan

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Not long after the D23 Expo ended in North America talk already began about what would be left to show at D23 Expo in Japan. Well, apparently quite a bit.

As far as Kingdom Hearts is concerned they have brand new footage to show during the Kingdom Hearts Premium Theater Event.

Gematsu is also reporting that the format for the event will be a bit of a change. This time around they will be utilizing a talk show style of production which will see special guest take the stage along with the aforementioned footage scheduled to be shown.

Everyone looking forward to the event will see it take place on November 3, 2015 and for more info, check out Disney Japan’s event page.

Source: Gematsu


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Kingdom Hearts 3 is Now Officially in Development

 

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It was what fans were anticipating the entire conference and without fail, Square Enix were gracious enough to give us actual extended gameplay for Kingdom Hearts 3.

maxresdefault (6)It was a no-show at E3 last year, but this year was much different. This time around we see a discussion between a young Xehanort and another while playing a game of chess. We then cut to Sora in battle in what could be Tangled world. The trailer also makes a trip to Twilight Town and we see a Disney ride summon of some sort that we will be getting. Plenty more battle montages occur in places such as Agrabah and we see some other battle moves from Sora which includes turning his Keyblade into dual pistols. We cut back to the conversation between Xehanort and the other chess player before the trailer ends. You can check out the premise of the game below

“Having learned that all the conflicts surrounding “Kingdom Hearts” were a part of Master Xehanort’s master plan to cause a Keyblade War, Sora and his friends search for the seven guardians of light to combat the darkness.

While King Mickey and Riku set off in search of previous Keyblade wielders, Sora, Donald and Goofy visit various Disney worlds in search of the “Key to Return Hearts.

Actual trailer will be coming soon.


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Dragon Quest: Heroes Hits West! Kingdom Hearts III For 2017?

Big news for fans of the Dragon Quest and Kingdom Hearts series.

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It’s official! Dragon Quest Heroes is coming to both North America and Europe! Both boxed and digital copies will hit stores later this year for the Playstation 4. For the first time, the series will leave it’s turned-based RPG type gameplay and go for a full action style base. The world, characters, and it’s creatures are created by Akira Toriyama. The same creator and artist of the famous Dragonball anime and manga series.

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I know what you’re thinking and you’re right. It’s ONLY a rumor. There have been talks going on today that the official year for the Kingdom Hearts III release will be 2017. With the game being teased only at E3 2013 and the D23 Expo in Japan, there is little official information we know at this point, but we’ll keep you informed here.

Dragon Quest Heroes is scheduled for a release later in 2015 for the Playstation 4 and Kingdom Hearts III is TBA.


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