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  1. During the Tamashii Nations 10th Anniversary World Tour, various new S.H.Figuarts figures were revealed for the first time. Among these new figures, a Sora (Kingdom Hearts II ver.) figure was shown off. This Kingdom Hearts II Sora figure comes with a stand, and does indeed have articulation. Tamashii Nations 10th Anniversary World Tour is an event to celebrate the anniversary of Bandai's Tamashii Nations line of figures and memorabilia. It's being held from December 2016 to November 2017. It's coming to Brazil, China, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, and United States. During its time at Osaka, Japan, from May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017, the Sora figure, along with the other figures mentioned, were revealed. View photos of the figure below: UPDATE 1: New photos of the S.H.Figuarts Sora (Kingdom Hearts II ver.) have been shown off by @holiday8823 and @soundwave0628 on Twitter. View them with the other images in the gallery above. UPDATE 2: Even more photos of the figure have been taken, provided by @tiga913 on Twitter. View them with the other images in the gallery above. UPDATE 3: Another photo of the figure has been shown off by @t_features on Twitter. View the photo with the other photos in the gallery above. UPDATE 4: The official Japanese Disney Twitter account has released new images and info of this figure. View the images with the other images in the gallery above. This figure is being released for the Kingdom Hearts 15th Anniversary, and will be released in November. It will be exhibited at the Bandai booth at the Tokyo Toy Show on June 1, 2017. Also, familiar Disney characters will be joining in the future. UPDATE 5: During the Tokyo Toy Show, the S.H.Figuarts Sora figure was being displayed. Several other Kingdom Hearts S.H.Figuarts figures were shown off as well, which include Mickey Mouse in his black coat, Donald Duck, and Goofy. They are all their versions from Kingdom Hearts II. View the photos of them with the other photos in the gallery above. The Sora S.H.Figuarts will be sold for 6,264 yen ($65.50 USD), and will be releasing in November. There's currently no pricing info or release date for the Mickey, Donald, and Goofy figures. An official Kingdom Hearts PROPLICA Kingdom Key Keyblade was shown off at the Tokyo Toy Show as well. This prop replica of the iconic Kingdom Key is also being made by Bandai. UPDATE 6: More photos were taken of the Sora, Mickey, Donald, and Goofy S.H.Figuarts figures by @Plasticronins, @hobbysearch, and @amiamihobbynews on Twitter at the Tokyo Toy Show 2017. View them with the other photos in the gallery above. UPDATE 7: Even more photos of the Sora, Mickey, Donald, and Goofy S.H.Figuarts figures were shared by @ArikaMiz on Twitter. View them in the gallery with the other photos above. UPDATE 8: The Sora S.H.Figuarts figure is now available for pre-order from AmiAmi. Also, more photos of the Sora S.H.Figuarts figure was shared by Tamashii Web. You can view them in the gallery with the other photos above. A special website for this figure has also been released from Tamashii Web. You can view that site here. It has a list price of 6,264 yen ($56.81 USD), and the AmiAmi 18% off price is 5,110 yen ($46.35 USD). UPDATE 9: The Sora S.H.Figuarts figure is being exhibited at the Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba store in Tokyo, Japan until July 12, 2017! A few images of the figure being displayed have been provided, and they can be viewed with the other photos in the gallery above. UPDATE 10: A new photo of the Sora SHFiguarts at the Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba store has been provided by @ArikaMiz on Twitter. Check out the photo in the gallery above. UPDATE 11: Tons of new photos of the Sora S.H.Figuarts were released by the official S.H.Figuarts Livedoor blog. View them with the other photos in the gallery above. A release month was also announced for the Mickey S.H.Figuarts. It'll be releasing in January 2018. UPDATE 12: New photos of the Kingdom Hearts II King Mickey S.H.Figuarts were released on Tamashii Web. The price is currently set for 4,536 yen ($41.14 USD) and will be released in January, 2018. Thanks to @RedMakuzawa for the tip! UPDATE 13: The Mickey S.H.Figuarts figure is now available for pre-order from AmiAmi. It has a list price of 4,536 yen ($41.14 USD), and the AmiAmi 18% off price is 3,700 yen ($33.56 USD). You can also pre-order it on Amazon here. UPDATE 14: A few new pictures of the Donald S.H.Figuarts figure have been released! Check them out in the gallery below: UPDATE 15: photos of the Donald S.H.Figuarts were released on Tamashii Web. The price is currently set for 4,536 yen ($41.14 USD) and will be released in March 2018. You can check out the photos in the gallery above. Thanks to @aibo_ac7 for the tip! UPDATE 16: The Donald S.H.Figuarts figure is now available to pre-order on AmiAmi. It has a list price of 4,536 yen ($41.14 USD), and the AmiAmi 18% off price is 3,700 yen ($33.56 USD). You can also pre-order it on Amazon here. UPDATE [Nov 22, 2017]: According to a scan circulating on the internet, the Goofy S.H.Figuarts figure is due to release in April 2018 for 5,940 yen. Read more about it in this article! UPDATE [Nov 23, 2017]: The Sora S.H.Figuarts is releasing today, on November 23, 2017! Click here to read more about it and to find a list of available international retailers! UPDATE [Nov 27, 2017]: The Goofy S.H.Figuarts is now available to pre-order on AmiAmi and on Amazon. You can find out how to pre-order it in the article here. UPDATE [Dec 31, 2017]: The Mickey S.H.Figuarts is releasing January 26, 2018 for 4,536 yen. Check out the article here to find out more about it. UPDATE [Nov 23, 2017]: The Sora S.H.Figuarts is releasing today, on January 23, 2017! Click here to read more about it and to find out how to purchase it. UPDATE [Jan 20, 2018]: The Sora S.H.Figuarts will release in the West on January 25, 2018. You can find out how to pre-order it in the article here.
  2. Ichiban Kuji are making Kingdom Hearts character collection cards which will be on sale starting May 24, 2017. These cards can be purchased from their site for 150 yen (about $1.34 USD) and they will be selling the collections on different periods starting from May 24, 2017 until the last collection to be sold in August 31, 2017. View two sample images of what the cards look like, as well as an actual photo of the cards, provided by @print1KUJI and @ArikaMiz on Twitter, below: UPDATE 1: Another photo of the cards has been shown off by @naxkia on Twitter. View this photo with the other photos in the gallery above. UPDATE 2: Ichiban Kuji have extended the sales period for their Kingdom Hearts card collection to September 22, 2017. Also, more prints have been added to the collection, featuring different characters from Kingdom Hearts. The pricing remains 150 yen (about $1.34) per print. You can view the new character cards in the gallery above. Click here to view the article
  3. Ichiban Kuji are making Kingdom Hearts character collection cards which will be on sale starting May 24, 2017. These cards can be purchased from their site for 150 yen (about $1.34 USD) and they will be selling the collections on different periods starting from May 24, 2017 until the last collection to be sold in August 31, 2017. View two sample images of what the cards look like, as well as an actual photo of the cards, provided by @print1KUJI and @ArikaMiz on Twitter, below: UPDATE 1: Another photo of the cards has been shown off by @naxkia on Twitter. View this photo with the other photos in the gallery above. UPDATE 2: Ichiban Kuji have extended the sales period for their Kingdom Hearts card collection to September 22, 2017. Also, more prints have been added to the collection, featuring different characters from Kingdom Hearts. The pricing remains 150 yen (about $1.34) per print. You can view the new character cards in the gallery above.
  4. The US video games sales ranking for April have been released. Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX comes in at #14 behind Mario Kart 8, Persona 5, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Horizon Dawn Zero among others. The number of units sold in the month of April have not been announced yet. As of April 8th, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 HD ReMIX has sold 445,914 units worldwide in its first 5 weeks compared to Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which sold 648,902 units during its initial 5 weeks. Click here to view the article
  5. The US video games sales ranking for April have been released. Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX comes in at #14 behind Mario Kart 8, Persona 5, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Horizon Dawn Zero among others. The number of units sold in the month of April have not been announced yet. As of April 8th, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 HD ReMIX has sold 445,914 units worldwide in its first 5 weeks compared to Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which sold 648,902 units during its initial 5 weeks.
  6. Hello guys! So im playing kh 1.5 plus 2.5. Ive beat kh1 and 2 without problems. Now i want to finish bbs, but onfortunately, i can't. I get the'savecrash' bug menu when the scenes are over, after i saved. I tried a new save file, but it eon't work. Guess its waiting for square to move... ?
  7. I need tips on defeating the data battles of ○Xemnas ○Xigbar ○Xaldin ○Axel ○Demyx ○Luxord I have tried so many times but I always die.There were times I almost won but in KH2 you need to defeat a boss with a finisher. I really need to finish the Data Battles before my summer ends.
  8. Randomly happened to me in my Lv1 playthrough LOL [VIDEO] [/VIDEO]
  9. IGN has released an article of a list of what they consider to be the Top 100 RPGs of of all time. In this article, Kingdom Hearts II is featured and ranked as the 86th best RPG of all time. Next to each game on the article, is a short summary of why the game is one of the top RPGs of all time and why it's on the list. Read Kingdom Hearts II's summary, written by IGN Associate Editor Jonathon Dornbush, below: Click here to view the article
  10. IGN has released an article of a list of what they consider to be the Top 100 RPGs of of all time. In this article, Kingdom Hearts II is featured and ranked as the 86th best RPG of all time. Next to each game on the article, is a short summary of why the game is one of the top RPGs of all time and why it's on the list. Read Kingdom Hearts II's summary, written by IGN Associate Editor Jonathon Dornbush, below:
  11. Game Informer will feature a Top 100 RPGs of All Time list in the June 2017 issue. The cover for the issue has been revealed showing the major characters in many of the RPG-style games. Among these characters is Sora, wearing his Kingdom Hearts III attire, near the top of the front cover, just below the Game Informer title. You can see the full cover art, as well as close-ups of the cover art below: The June 2017 issue of Game Informer will be available later this month. UPDATE: Game Informer has revealed their Top 100 RPGs of All Time. Kingdom Hearts II takes the #25 spot. The description of this spot can be found below: Click here to view the article
  12. Game Informer will feature a Top 100 RPGs of All Time list in the June 2017 issue. The cover for the issue has been revealed showing the major characters in many of the RPG-style games. Among these characters is Sora, wearing his Kingdom Hearts III attire, near the top of the front cover, just below the Game Informer title. You can see the full cover art, as well as close-ups of the cover art below: The June 2017 issue of Game Informer will be available later this month. UPDATE: Game Informer has revealed their Top 100 RPGs of All Time. Kingdom Hearts II takes the #25 spot. The description of this spot can be found below:
  13. Over the years, I've seen many people be confused as to why Sora and Riku had to do so much more for their Mark of Mastery than Aqua and Terra. Aqua and Terra trained their whole life for their Mark of Mastery. Sora and Riku didn't. Sora and Riku's Mark of Mastery was also their training. Their Mark of Mastery was so much more difficult than Aqua and Terra's because they had to make up for the years of training they missed. The Mark of Mastery and becoming a Keyblade Master isn't about whether you can save the world or not. It's about being traditionally trained. For example, becoming a black belt in Karate has nothing to do with whether you can save the world or win a fight or not. It has to do with if you have mastered the traditional skills you have been taught. The title of "Keyblade Master" is nothing more than a formality.
  14. Hello everyone! I have been trying to figure out just how old Terra, Ventus and Aqua are, relative to their current situations. For the longest time, we assumed that Terra was the oldest of the group. Now, there is the major revelation that Ventus is in fact from the time of the Keyblade War/World of Light, and was somehow displaced into the future (BBS era). What I want to know is, did Nomura ever confirm the actual ages of TVA, or have they always been left open to interpretation? We know that none of these characters have naturally aged since the end of BBS, due to bodily possession, being in a comatose state, and being trapped in a realm where time does not flow in a usual manner. Also, is it true that the Keyblade War took place only a century before the start of BBS/KH1? I was under the impression that it had happened thousands of years ago. If that is true, than it could be estimated that Ventus is over 100 years old, but hasn't aged due to some form of time travel, and being comatose for a long time. Any help in clearing this up would be greatly appreciated! If need be, I will try to find any (older) interviews from Nomura that may answer my question directly, though the new story/lore addition with Ventus certainly changes some conceptions many of us likely had.
  15. A mixtape of popular EDM, Pop, and remixes of Disney songs inspired by the Kingdom Hearts series was released on Pandora to celebrate the release of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX. You can check out the mixtape here. It is only available to some locations at this time. The mixtape will be available of Pandora until April 18, 2017. Click here to view the article
  16. A mixtape of popular EDM, Pop, and remixes of Disney songs inspired by the Kingdom Hearts series was released on Pandora to celebrate the release of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX. You can check out the mixtape here. It is only available to some locations at this time. The mixtape will be available of Pandora until April 18, 2017.
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  18. A short video titled "Welcome to Kingdom Hearts" has been released by Square Enix to promote Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, which is out now in all countries. You can watch the video in English below, and in other languages on the official Kingdom Hearts YouTube channel: Click here to view the article
  19. A short video titled "Welcome to Kingdom Hearts" has been released by Square Enix to promote Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, which is out now in all countries. You can watch the video in English below, and in other languages on the official Kingdom Hearts YouTube channel:
  20. The Kingdom Hearts II Riku Static Arts Gallery figure is now up for pre-order on the North American Square Enix Online Store for $49.99, with a release scheduled for end of September 2017. The figure's prototype was previously showcased at the New York Comic Con 2016. This news comes a day after Square Enix (Japan) e-Store started accepting pre-orders for the figure, with a Japanese release date of July 29, 2017. You can view pictures of the figure below. A description of the product follows. Will you be pre-ordering this figure? Let us know in the comments below! Click here to view the article
  21. The Kingdom Hearts II Riku Static Arts Gallery figure is now up for pre-order on the North American Square Enix Online Store for $49.99, with a release scheduled for end of September 2017. The figure's prototype was previously showcased at the New York Comic Con 2016. This news comes a day after Square Enix (Japan) e-Store started accepting pre-orders for the figure, with a Japanese release date of July 29, 2017. You can view pictures of the figure below. A description of the product follows. Will you be pre-ordering this figure? Let us know in the comments below!
  22. The Kingdom Hearts series recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with a bang, as renowned RPG developer Square Enix has paved the way to the series' long-awaited climax with a massive compilation. Released for Sony's PlayStation 4, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX offers some of the best experiences that Kingdom Hearts has presented to date, and consists of the first six works in the series. For the uninitiated, these six titles are: Kingdom Hearts Final Mix, an enhanced re-release of the original game Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, a console-oriented overhaul of the Game Boy Advance interquel HD cutscenes of Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, the series' first Nintendo DS outing Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, an enhanced re-release of the second numbered entry Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix, an enhanced re-release of the series' prequel HD cutscenes of Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, the series' second Nintendo DS outing Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX presents something for every fan to enjoy. Whether you are a newcomer who has decided to jump into the series, a seasoned veteran who has been an avid follower since 2002, or anywhere in between, this collection is sure to contain something of interest to you. When considering the perspective of newcomers, it's no secret that Kingdom Hearts has historically had a reputation for having a confusing plot, due in large part to having its titles spread thin across many platforms. However, in recent years, series director Tetsuya Nomura expressed his desire to remedy this stigma by releasing every Kingdom Hearts title on a single platform. Through both this collection and the recently-released Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, Nomura's wishes have been fulfilled; nearly every game in the series is available on the PlayStation 4, with the upcoming Kingdom Hearts III set to continue this trend. As seen above, the newest iteration of the Kingdom Hearts timeline features only four overall releases. The two aforementioned collections and Kingdom Hearts III all have a simple, numerically-ascending order which highlights the intended play order. Meanwhile, while the series' mobile installment, Kingdom Hearts Union χ[cross], is presented as being first in the timeline, it is meant to be played late into the series, as it relies heavily on knowledge learned throughout most of the other games. In summary, with just a PlayStation 4 and a smartphone or tablet, the entirety of the Kingdom Hearts series can be easily understood and enjoyed by newer fans! For returning Kingdom Hearts diehards, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX unfortunately offers little in the way of completely new experiences. While the Final Mix-exclusive additions and revamped HD cutscenes are carried over from the PlayStation 3 releases of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX, there is no sign of any additional content which is exclusive to this PlayStation 4 release. Instead, much of the incentive for veterans to purchase this compilation comes in the form of technical improvements. Kingdom Hearts speedrunner Bizkit047 outlines both the technical improvements and problems within Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX. In the PlayStation 3 releases, load times were unusually long, and the included games all ran at 720p and 30 frames per second. In the PlayStation 4 version, by contrast, the load times have all but vanished, the resolution has been increased to 1080p, and the playable titles run at 60 frames per second, resulting in a clearer and more fluid image. The option to play at 4k resolution is even available to PlayStation 4 Pro owners, further increasing the collection's visual quality. Unfortunately, the framerate increase does not apply to any of the cutscenes present in the collection; this is only applicable to gameplay, as the cutscenes are strictly programmed to run at 30 frames per second. While these improvements have been widely praised by players, the games are not without their own problems. Several players, including prominent speedrunners Bl00dyBizkitz and Bizkit047, have pointed out several glaring issues with the PlayStation 4 versions of each game. Several crashes and bugs which were present in the PlayStation 3 releases have been carried over, some new crashes have been reported, and the transition to 60 frames per second has introduced several inconsistencies regarding game physics and timings. Thankfully, Square Enix has already begun to roll out updates and patches to lessen or eliminate many of the offending issues. Overall, while Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is by no means a perfect product, and still has a great deal of technical hurdles to overcome, the collection provides an excellent starting point for new players, a large amount of nostalgia for returning players, and a great deal of improvement under-the-hood for those who seek a good-looking, smooth experience. If you've hesitated at the thought of playing the series, or simply want to experience the games in higher detail than ever before, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX will not disappoint. Click here to view the article
  23. The Kingdom Hearts series recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with a bang, as renowned RPG developer Square Enix has paved the way to the series' long-awaited climax with a massive compilation. Released for Sony's PlayStation 4, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX offers some of the best experiences that Kingdom Hearts has presented to date, and consists of the first six works in the series. For the uninitiated, these six titles are: Kingdom Hearts Final Mix, an enhanced re-release of the original game Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, a console-oriented overhaul of the Game Boy Advance interquel HD cutscenes of Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, the series' first Nintendo DS outing Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, an enhanced re-release of the second numbered entry Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix, an enhanced re-release of the series' prequel HD cutscenes of Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, the series' second Nintendo DS outing Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX presents something for every fan to enjoy. Whether you are a newcomer who has decided to jump into the series, a seasoned veteran who has been an avid follower since 2002, or anywhere in between, this collection is sure to contain something of interest to you. When considering the perspective of newcomers, it's no secret that Kingdom Hearts has historically had a reputation for having a confusing plot, due in large part to having its titles spread thin across many platforms. However, in recent years, series director Tetsuya Nomura expressed his desire to remedy this stigma by releasing every Kingdom Hearts title on a single platform. Through both this collection and the recently-released Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, Nomura's wishes have been fulfilled; nearly every game in the series is available on the PlayStation 4, with the upcoming Kingdom Hearts III set to continue this trend. As seen above, the newest iteration of the Kingdom Hearts timeline features only four overall releases. The two aforementioned collections and Kingdom Hearts III all have a simple, numerically-ascending order which highlights the intended play order. Meanwhile, while the series' mobile installment, Kingdom Hearts Union χ[cross], is presented as being first in the timeline, it is meant to be played late into the series, as it relies heavily on knowledge learned throughout most of the other games. In summary, with just a PlayStation 4 and a smartphone or tablet, the entirety of the Kingdom Hearts series can be easily understood and enjoyed by newer fans! For returning Kingdom Hearts diehards, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX unfortunately offers little in the way of completely new experiences. While the Final Mix-exclusive additions and revamped HD cutscenes are carried over from the PlayStation 3 releases of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX, there is no sign of any additional content which is exclusive to this PlayStation 4 release. Instead, much of the incentive for veterans to purchase this compilation comes in the form of technical improvements. Kingdom Hearts speedrunner Bizkit047 outlines both the technical improvements and problems within Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX. In the PlayStation 3 releases, load times were unusually long, and the included games all ran at 720p and 30 frames per second. In the PlayStation 4 version, by contrast, the load times have all but vanished, the resolution has been increased to 1080p, and the playable titles run at 60 frames per second, resulting in a clearer and more fluid image. The option to play at 4k resolution is even available to PlayStation 4 Pro owners, further increasing the collection's visual quality. Unfortunately, the framerate increase does not apply to any of the cutscenes present in the collection; this is only applicable to gameplay, as the cutscenes are strictly programmed to run at 30 frames per second. While these improvements have been widely praised by players, the games are not without their own problems. Several players, including prominent speedrunners Bl00dyBizkitz and Bizkit047, have pointed out several glaring issues with the PlayStation 4 versions of each game. Several crashes and bugs which were present in the PlayStation 3 releases have been carried over, some new crashes have been reported, and the transition to 60 frames per second has introduced several inconsistencies regarding game physics and timings. Thankfully, Square Enix has already begun to roll out updates and patches to lessen or eliminate many of the offending issues. Overall, while Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is by no means a perfect product, and still has a great deal of technical hurdles to overcome, the collection provides an excellent starting point for new players, a large amount of nostalgia for returning players, and a great deal of improvement under-the-hood for those who seek a good-looking, smooth experience. If you've hesitated at the thought of playing the series, or simply want to experience the games in higher detail than ever before, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX will not disappoint.
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