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Game and console sales drop as Japan braces for Switch impact

Before a tsunami comes ashore, water recedes back into the ocean to feed the coming wave. If Japanese consumers are shoreline water, then they are pulling back as all console sales have dropped a significant amount from last week, many havi...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts 3D translates well from portable to console

This week I put a preview build of Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue to the test, and so far, I'm happy with how well at least one of the three games that comprises this compilation has translated -- Kingdom Hearts 3D, or,...   read

 
 
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This Kingdom Hearts stained glass memorial in Japan is awesome

Pop-up advertisements run the gamut of lame to mesmerizing, and I think this new one from Square Enix is definitely in that latter category here. To promote the upcoming release of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (which is...   read

 
 
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Are you aware of what Kingdom Hearts: 0.2 Birth by Sleep - A Fragmentary Passage even is?

This month, a new Kingdom Hearts game is coming out! Wait, what? Yes, I'm serious. The crazy thing is no one really knows about it outside of the most hardcore fans. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue will drop on Janua...   read

 
 
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Utada Hikaru confirmed to be working on Kingdom Hearts III music

Japanese superstar Utada Hikaru wasn't a hit from the start. Her first album was entirely in English and tanked, but her second album which was in Japanese took off. She speaks and can sing in English fluently, but the work she is best know...   read

 
 
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The Kingdom Hearts 15th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4 sure looks sexy

It only recently dawned upon me just how old the Kingdom Hearts franchise really is. I recall being so excited for the first release in the series when I was a child, enamoured with the prospect of fighting alongside Donald Duck and Go...   read

 
 
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Dress up time! Give Aqua cute outfits in Kingdom Hearts 2.8

Sometimes I feel stressed with all the things I have going on in my life and clearing games from my backlog can occasionally feel like self-imposed work, especially when I don't particularly enjoy a game but am playing it to completion out...   read

 
 
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What games would you like to see get an anime adaptation?

In recent years I played Persona 3 and Persona 4 and loved them, but I have yet to see their anime adaptations. I hear great things about them (aside from the Golden series) but just need the time to sit down and check them out. L...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts 2.8 opening movie plays the nostalgia card and it totally works

"You're giving me too many things that aren't KH3" would've been the subheader if it didn't sound so critical. Sure, they keep re-releasing prior titles and even this new appetizer for Kingdom Hearts 3 is packed in with a movie based on the...   read

 
 
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Every main Kingdom Hearts game is coming to PS4 next year

I was just recently talking to a few colleagues about Kingdom Hearts, and someone brought up the fact that it would be great if basically every game was available directly on PS4, to lead into Kingdom Hearts 3. Well, Square Enix thinks that...   read

 
 
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Nomura on future titles: PS4 Pro support for Kingdom Hearts, no ATB in FFVII Remake

Tetsuya Nomura, aka my childhood hero for helping develop Final Fantasy X, is the director of Kingdom Hearts 2.8, Kingdom Hearts III, and the Final Fantasy VII Remake, and is a character designer for World of Final Fantasy. I...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts 2.8's pre-order bonus is free, but disappointing

A pin. A pin! That's it! OK, see you later. Oh, you want an article? Well, fine. I love Kingdom Hearts, and I know it's free and all, but they want people to commit to buying a game that will have maybe three to five hours of new conte...   read

 
 
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More delays: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 to release on January 24, 2017

[Update: In a Twitter message aimed at fans, director Tetsuya Nomura has stated that Kingdom Hearts 2.8 will be supported on PlayStation 4 Pro, and that the cause of the delay was due to helping out with Final Fantasy 15 and its own de...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Kingdom Hearts III on Nintendo NX?

[Update: Perhaps unsurprisingly, EB Games Australia has claimed via its Twitter account that KHIII was never listed for pre-order and that the image is fake.]EB Games Australia recently listed Kingdom Hearts III on its web-store for $1...   read

 
 
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Square Enix gives us more footage of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue at 60FPS

The full-length trailer last week did a good job of showing off the story for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, but Square Enix also snuck pure gameplay footage on the game's official YouTube channel during E3. It clocks in...   read

 
 
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Square Enix is open to a Kingdom Hearts PS4 collection

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which looks fantastic, is on its way to PS4 later this year when it opens up to a December 2016 worldwide release. But that's the only PS4 collection on the way, as HD 1.5 Remix and HD 2.5 Remix...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts feels right at home on Unreal 4

Don't let its ridiculous name fool you; Kingdom Hearts 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue is an important installment in the Kingdom Hearts franchise. That's because, no matter what it manages to accomplish story-wise, it'll serve a...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue looks so good, still has a bonkers name

I guess it's not "358/2 Days," but Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue doesn't exactly roll off the tongue. Since you're no doubt confused, this PS4 release that's set for a worldwide December debut will feature Kingdom Hearts 3D...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts Unchained X launches in North America this week

Square Enix has announced that Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ, the mobile port of its browser-based Kingdom Hearts χ, will be coming to iOS and Android in North America this week. The announcement was part of an interview wit...   read

 
 
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Here's a hot new Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue screenshot

Remember what I said 30 minutes ago? That whole spiel about "it's 2016, we ain't writing about screenshots, show us some dang video!" It was a lie. It was a rhetorical framing device to fill up the meat up in a post about a trailer for a ne...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue get a new trailer

The new trailer above just released at the Jump Festa event in Japan and shows off both Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue and a peek at some gameplay in Kingdom Hearts III with Goofy and Donald Duck in tow. Kingdo...   read

 
 
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Square only needs 15 seconds to sell Kingdom Hearts Unchained

Oh, I get to look at a cute cat and then walk through an elaborate pop up book? Dope. Sold.   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts II.8 includes Dream Drop Distance HD

The rumored Kingdom Hearts 2.9 is actually Kingdom Hearts II.8 because fuck your numbering systems. The big news is that it includes the formerly 3DS-exclusive Dream Drop Distance, but now in HD. There's also Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sle...   read

 
 
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Man at Arms forges Kingdom Hearts' Oathkeeper

Man at Arms has crafted some pretty badass blades over the years, and now, they've set their sights on the Oathkeeper from Kingdom Hearts. It's not exactly the most wieldy thing, but it's ornate, and fun to look at. I can't imagine how the...   read

 
 
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LinkedIn profile leaks Kingdom Hearts 2.9 and new info about Kingdom Hearts 3

The LinkedIn page for a Square Enix employee has leaked the existence of Kingdom Hearts 2.9 for the PS3 and PS4, as well as previously unknown information about Kingdom Hearts 3. The employee, who was a director and designer in Japan, work...   read

 
 



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