New Kingdom Hearts 3 Screenshots Shows Keyblade Transformations

Herc's Shield looks better than ever in new Kingdom Hearts 3 screens.


Square Enix has released two new screenshots for Kingdom Hearts 3. These were first showcased during its presentation at Paris Games Week, and show a new Drive Form called Guard Form. In the first image we can see Sora wielding what looks like a powered up version of Herc's Shield.

In a second image, Sora is transforming the Keyblade into a massive hammer to smash a Heartless. According to a Square Enix Twitter post, "this power form was edited as it is the Keyblade from a world that hasn’t been released yet, so it has changed into a hammer shape."

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Kingdom Hearts 3 was announced in 2013. It's the first mainline entry in since Kingdom Hearts 2 in 2005. It's currently without a release date, but Square Enix has confirmed it's coming to both PS4 and Xbox One.

During the Paris Games Week presentation, Square Enix also confirmed Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix will launch for the PlayStation 4 on March 31, 2017 in Europe and March 28, 2017 in North America. The collection brings a total of six Kingdom Hearts titles to Sony's latest console, including the main two games and their spinoffs.

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