Kingdom Hearts 3 announced

Sony confirms third mainline entry in the Kingdom Hearts series will be released on PlayStation 4.

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Square Enix has announced Kingdom Hearts 3.

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Unveiled during Sony's E3 2013 press conference, the game's announcement trailer showed the protagonist picking up one of the series' keyblades. Sony has confirmed the game will be released for the PlayStation 4.

Kingdom Hearts was released for the PlayStation 2 in 2002, with its sequel, Kingdom Hearts II, being released in 2006. The series has also seen numerous spin-offs released in subsequent years.

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chyng85

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I want this game~

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anybody else pissed that they just now started development? i mean, we waited 7 years for just the trailer to come out!!! You'd think that it would've been in development before the E3 reveal trailer, don't you think?

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Judging by this video, the graphics seems very 'poor' to be a ps4 release, let's hope square release it for ps3 too.

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Ive been a Sony fan forever and would probably buy the PS4 anyway, however, I would honestly buy the PS4 strictly for this game. I bought the PSP for the sole purpose of playing Birth By Sleep. LOVE Kingdom Hearts!!

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Sadness not a ps4 exclusive

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Just for those wondering, KH4 has been announced for both PS4 and Xbox One.

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About time! Once they announce a release date, I'll know when I'm going to go buy a PS4.

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I am in awe at this finally being announced. Made my day.

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great E3 this year finally after almost a year of unsatisfying games!!!

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KH3 now I'm pumped

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I really really hope that this means HD remakes of 1 & 2 for PS4!! or hell even downloads of the original version on the PS store I'd take!

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@sk8linkin yup it's already been announced KH 1.5 comes to PS3 Sept. 10!! HD remake of KH1, Chain of Memories, and 365/2 Days. Then 2.5 is coming soon.

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lol PS3, still no games for PS4. Sounds like a repeat of PS3's release. :(


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Oh man, this E3 will give me a attack in the heart and wallet this year :D

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And plus... one more reason to buy PS4 o///

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FINALLY!!!!

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I can't wait to make my party out of Luke Skywalker, Deadpool, and summon Buzz Lightyear and Totoro for some damage and buffs.

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Never played the series and i'am a huge fan of rpgs. Dont look my style at all.

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If Im wrong tell me but I dont hear "playstation 4 exclusive" in the presentation.

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finally Kingdom Hearts 3 is coming out and one of the many reasons to buy a PS4 now for me

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Breaking out the PS2 once it's dated and playing 1 & 2 again. Gotta relive it just before 3.

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I swear I nearly cried tears of joy when seeing this.

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Kingdom Hearts era never ends, can´t wait!!!

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Yesss!! The moment I've been waiting for....

KEYBLADES VS. LIGHTSABERS!!! (hoping)

Would be epic if it's true..

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totallly agreed @Ducez_III i mean pain

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This was the moment Sony definitively won E3, imo. Everything after this was just merciless overkill.

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........................................WTH i mean Awesome!!!

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Kingdom Hearts 3 finally. a great series which is quite surprising. I didn't have to much faith a game "crossover Universes" could work. But Square Enix and Disney have managed to make the Kingdom Hearts series work. I have played all of the Playstation 2/PSP games. Been waiting for KH3 for awhile. Now this is coming to PS4 good news.

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I'm loving life right now.

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...Better late than never? I guess. They've made so many Kingdom Hearts games on handhelds that I kind of lost track. I have some of them, but I haven't beat any of them. I was in middle school and high school when I beat the first two, that's quite a long time ago. This is good news, but I feel as though I've become unattached to the series by now, though I'm still willing to jump back in with this to finish it up, if it is finishing it up (and I hope it is). I remember I was really into the games, I kept playing the ending to the first before the second, and then when two came out, I had rented it (which I don't do anymore), and beat it in two or three sittings, which is a lot for that many hours of game.

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Lol, i'm laughing at this but it's a funny thing too as it could mean a forshadow that KH3 will come to XBOX ONE as well they never said it was a PS4 exclusive!

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Lots of possibilities. Disney has Marvel, Star Wars, Tron, etc. It's gonna be one hell of a ride for Sora in KH3.

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@rey2 I hope nothing except Disney and Final Fantasy make it through. I loved The world Ends With You too, but idk why it was in KH 3D.

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Eh....ain't exactly a fan of this game but i played the 1st one and mustered up enough courage to have actually played through and complete the 2nd one seeing it through to the end. By my count in part 2 they made that Kid Sora a bit older like age 15 or something so if this 3rd entry is coming about roughly 7 years later, shouldn't this kid now be in his early 20's or something?? I also hope that they intend to polish up the look of this as well as for a next gen game it looks out dated graphically already even for something cartoony looking with that fantasy-like atmosphere and element!!

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Are these PS3 graphics or is it just my imagination? I hope they will release it also on PS3...

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@sotantalus IMHO since the Kingdom Hearts team has been working on Final Fantasy Versus XIII (FF15 now) for so long, and are maybe really close with finishing it, that the graphics shown on KH3 are not final by any means. If you notice it didn't show anything other than him picking up the keyblade and riding some shadows. I think it was honestly something they threw together to just show it was coming and give some sort of 3D to it instead of just showing Kingdom Hearts 3 logo and that is it.

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Oh my god.

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Still so much love for this song!

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Is it exclusive for ps4?

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@CyberLips I don't think so. If it was an exclusive, Sony would have made dang sure to announce it as such. But instead their press conference (along with all reports on the game) say it is going to be "released on the PS4." This should lead us to believe it will be a multi-plat. Remember that back when KH 1 and 2 came out, Sony had a much more exclusive connection with Square Enix, not so much anymore.

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@CyberLips Most likely yes. No mainline KH game has appeared outside a Sony home console. (mainly PS2 lol)

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@Dandyslayer13 @CyberLips

While I do think it's going to be exclusive, I honestly don't know why Kingdom Hearts 3 should be exclusive to the PS4 since Kingdom Hearts has had a rather strong presence on Nintendo's handhelds so it should at least also be on the Wii U.

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@Trail_Mix @Dandyslayer13 @CyberLips

JRPGs have rarely been games that push graphical capabilities of consoles and unless Square-Enix is planning on utilizing the full power of the PS4, I highly doubt bringing it on the Wii U would "weigh down" the game since the Wii U is still a very capable system.

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@abHS4L88 @Dandyslayer13 @CyberLips

I get what you're saying, but I think the problem here is that the Wii U would probably end up weighing the PS4 version down in a sense. No offence.

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@LavaEater5 @Dandyslayer13 @CyberLips

That was only the GBA though, but the PSP came out at the same time as the DS pretty much, yet Square-Enix put 3 out of the 4 handheld Kingdom hearts on Nintendo's handhelds.

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@abHS4L88 @Dandyslayer13 @CyberLips that was mainly because at the time nintendo was the only company with handheld systems.

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So all I'm waiting to hear.... (and that will probably be for forever) Is motherfucking Legend of Dragoon 2..... Or Legend of Dragoon Origins or something!!! If the day comes where I EVER hear one of those 2 are on the way... I'll just fucking die a happy man.

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AHHHHHHH!!!!

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Not my cup of tea. A glorified Disney game with sprinkles of SE characters.

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really really ps4 is gonna boom boom than x...whatever.