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Last week we took a break from the usual poetic news recaps to highlight our favorite games from PAX East, but now we are back in the swing of things. You can check out all of the past episodes on the Game News Haikus YouTub...
[Update: As pointed out by Drake in the comments, there is some debate as to whether these are real or not, although no concrete evidence has been shown either way. So take the following with a grain of salt and I'll update i...
By the end of 2014, Xbox 360 had slid past Wii to become the best-selling seventh generation console in the US. While a fantastic achievement for Microsoft, this event also punctuates the drastic shift in Nintendo's market do...
Videogames aren't the first thing that most people associate with actor/writer/director Leonard Nimoy, but he made his mark on the medium over the years, providing narration for such classics as Civilization IV and Seaman&nbs...


Over the holiday break there was a pretty big commotion over some recent comments by Bill Farmer -- the voice of Goofy. He noted that Kingdom Hearts III was coming out "sometime this year," which he soon corrected i...
The odd concept of melding a host of characters from Square Enix’s seminal Final Fantasy series, Disney’s perennial film favorites, and a cast of original personalities, seemed as though it was destined for failur...
First, let's remember that Kingdom Hearts 2 did Pirates of the Caribbean and John Depp. And they released games called Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Birth By Sleep, and Dream Drop Distance, so the series is i...
That very first trailer for the first Kingdom Hearts game killed me. I still remember that first viewing, being completely overcome with goosebumps and trying to hide that I was tearing up. Moving? Oh man. Yes. I still love ...
Tetsuya Nomura has revealed to a recent issue of Famitsu that Kingdom Hearts III will no longer be using Square Enix’s Luminous Engine going forward. Instead, it will be using Unreal Engine 4 while continuing developmen...
Just in time for the two new trailers that debuted in Japan, we've got a whole new bushel of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix screenshots for your viewing pleasure. There's about 30 here, of which Sora making a goofy face nex...
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix is hitting Japanese shelves this Thursday, and Square Enix has started their television advertising campaign with these two commercials titled "Friend" and "Story." The "Friend" trailer can be see...
Sony has announced that the PlayStation 4 software sales are impressively strong, with more than 30 million games sold in retail stores and digital downloads as of August 10. Software sales are anticipated to continue to grow...
According to a listing on Amazon Japan, Square Enix is preparing to release a Kingdom Hearts 2.5 ReMIX Ultimania book: Kingdom Hearts Series Ultimania Memorial. It will supposedly cover all the games in the series to prepare ...
Kingdom Hearts X[chi] is a bit of a lost number when it comes to the franchise. Although pretty much every other iteration was localized (even the mobile games in the form of Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, chi is still a missi...
Can't wait for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX to arrive this December 2? You're not alone. Kingdom Hearts 2 was the best of the series for me, and I thoroughly enjoyed my time with it. I can't wait to take a walk down memory la...
Ready for Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX? No, you're wanting Kingdom Hearts 3 instead? Me too. But on the off chance you want to experience the second game again, here's a bevy of newly-released screens that showcase how great-l...
Final Fantasy XV: An Indignant Boy Eating Food, will not have any new developments at E3 this year. Neither will Kingdom Hearts 3. When asked point blank by Famitsu if these will show at E3, Square's Shinji Hashimoto stated, ...
That's pretty much the news, folks. Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix is out December 2, 2014 in North America, and December 5, 2014 in Europe. For more on Kingdom Hearts, co-director Tai Yasue will be on Square Enix Presents livestream on June 10 during E3 2014 to answer fan questions during the show. Oh, and watch this special E3 trailer through the end for a Kingdom Hearts III tease.
The Final Mix versions of Kingdom Hearts II and Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep are coming our way this year as Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX. This means we'll get new weapons, enemies, abilities, mini-games, and even cutscenes i...
Final Fantasy XV, first announced in 2006 as Final Fantasy XIII: Versus before re-branding last E3, is "quite far into development," series producer Yoshinori Kitase told VideoGamer. I bloody well hope so. It's been eight god...
Here's a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix straight from the Jump Festa event in Japan. Sora, Roxas, Riku, and Namine are doing things with a bunch of Disney folks like Princess Aurora, Hercules, King Mickey, Capta...
You saw the hot new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III from Japan's D23 Expo, but there's a bit more to see in this PS4 Conversations With Creators video with Tetsuya Nomura. It's really just a mix of other things we've seen bef...
Following the news of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix comes this brand new Kingdom Hearts III trailer from Disney's D23 Expo happening in Japan right now. The trailer is just a couple of major fight scenes that sees Sora, Donald...
Today at D23 Expo in Japan, Square Enix announced that Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX has started development. We'll see it here in North America some time in 2014.  This follow up to the recently released. Kingdom Hearts ...
Some of my fondest memories were spent with the Kingdom Hearts series. Growing up equal parts Disney-kid and action-adventure fan, I was ecstatic when Kingdom Hearts was announced, and enthralled for weeks on end when it fina...
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix launches this week, and you can celebrate with a brand new launch trailer showing off the game's various Disney flavored locales. Watching it brings back memories, as it's over 11 years later and ...
Hopefully you weren't anyway. If you were expecting it soon, sorry to have ruined your day. Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura is also directing Final Fantasy XV. This conflicts. You may remember Final Fantasy XV as t...
I'm still recovering from last week's Outlast, and now we've got another bloody terrifying first-person horror title to scare our pants clean off in the form of Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. I confess that reviews, such as ou...
In just a few short weeks you'll be able to play a trio of Kingdom Hearts games in HD in the form of HD 1.5 ReMIX, which features the original Kingdom Hearts, Re:Chain of Memories, and a movie version of 358/2 (okay, so the ...
We're about a month out on the release of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (September 10 in North America, September 13 in Europe), and a new trailer has been released to celebrate and promote.  As I'm sure you already know,...
Square Enix has been a bit of a Negative Nancy this year, specifically when it's come to sales. Although it shifted quite a few copies of Sleeping Dogs, Hitman Absolution, and Tomb Raider, as well as garnering quite a bit of ...
Because the wait for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX just wasn't hard enough, here's another trailer to salivate over what we'll have in just two months' time.
In case you couldn't get enough browser-based games and oddly named Kingdom Hearts entries, Kingdom Hearts X[chi] is coming to browsers soon in Japan. As indicated in the trailer above, the game will utilize a chibi-esque ar...
Hey hey! Here we are, another fine Destructoid show for you, about video game news. Tara's still gone, so I apologize about the scary bearded man who's guest-hosting. The news: Google might make an android console, Square lo...
In a recently posted E3 interview conducted by Square Enix, Kingdom Hearts game director Tetsuya Nomura divulged that the original assets from the 11-year-old title had been lost. Because of this, the grap...
It looks like more details are coming in for Kingdom Hearts III, and things are actually looking pretty good. Although it can be expected, through a Famitsu Weekly interview it is now confirmed that the game will continue aft...
I keep saying that I'm tired of all of the HD-upgraded game collections coming to market for the PS3 and Xbox 360, but I'm still okay with the two that Square Enix have slated for this year. Both Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix&n...
Based on Sony's E3 press conference last night, it was easy to assume that Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3 were PS4 exclusives. Good news, Xbone One fans! Both games are coming to the Xbox One worldwide, as confirmed by...
Oh god. Even the glare-y posters have me freaking out.
It looks like Square Enix is tired of endlessly linking letters, numbers, and symbols together for titles, as Kingdom Hearts III has finally been announced for the PlayStation 4. The series has been polarizing for some throug...
I don't know what it is about Square Enix games, but they always feel like they cost too damn much. This is especially true of the handheld titles -- I refused to pick up Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy for $39.99, waiting instead...
Publisher Square Enix revealed today that Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX will arrive on PlayStation 3 on September 10, filling the need for Kingdom Hearts and awesomely bad game titles in one swoop. Pre-orders will be treated to...
Man At Arms is the perfect Internet show. A guy builds weapons from TV shows, games, and whatever else based on user comments. Then after he builds it, he goes and smashes a bunch of stuff up with the newly created weapon. I love it! This latest episode sees the master blacksmith recreating the Keyblade from Kingdom Hearts. The next episode looks to be teasing the sword from Minecraft.
Weegee number one! The leaner, greener Mario brother is enjoying his time in the spotlight this week, as Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon edges out One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 for the top spot in Japan with 280,151 copies sol...
A new lick of paint, a hearty dose of nostalgia, and not much else; these are the things fans have come to expect from high-definition re-releases of classic games. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX is a little diffe...
The newest trailer from Square Enix for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX hits just before PAX East begins this week. It gives you a nice, long look at the remastered games, complete with samples of voice work. Let Hikaru Utada si...
We knew this was coming, but now we finally have official word from Square Enix. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX is coming to North America, landing on PS3 this Fall. Of course, the main draw here is the HD upgrade, but there are...
According to the official Kingdom Hearts blog, Message from the Kingdom, the free-to-play spinoff that had previously been referred to as Kingdom Hearts PC has been given an official name: Kingdom Hearts X. It isn't the ...
Recently, we found out about the probable US release of the Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix. Now, we're getting a few more details on what the package actually entails. What we know is that Jesse McCartney was recording new dialo...
Today it looks like the localization for Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix was leaked there by actor Jesse McCartney. Maybe. Don't get too excited yet. McCartney plays Roxas in the localized KH games, and today he dropped an image ...





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