Kingdom Hearts 358/2 arises on DS Sept. 29

E3 2009: Square Enix and Disney's multiplayer-enabled crossover RPG arrives on Nintendo's portable this fall.


LOS ANGELES--As part of Nintendo's 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo press conference yesterday, the publisher shuffled out a number of role-playing games headed to the Wii and DS over the next 12 to 18 months. Along with announcing Mario and Luigi RPG: Bowser's Inside Story and Golden Sun for the best-selling portable, Nintendo also said that Kingdom Hearts 358/2 from Square Enix would arrive for the DS in North America on September 29.

How about we just go with Kingdom Hearts 179.
How about we just go with Kingdom Hearts 179.

358/2 Days is set between the events of Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts 2. The game follows KH2 character Roxas while he was a member of Organization XIII, and as is the series' trademark, it will take place across a wide variety of Disney universes. 358/2 Days will also introduce a multiplayer mode to the series, allowing four players to join up together locally.

Check out GameSpot's brand-new impressions of Kingdom Hearts 358/2 from E3 2009 to learn the latest on the role-playing game. For more from Square Enix, check out GameSpot's coverage of the publisher's press conference, which is set to begin at 11:30 a.m. on June 3.

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