Kingdom Hearts III is a fantasy action adventure role playing game that is developed by Square Enix.
It is the final instalment in the series’ Dark Seeker Saga.
Square Enix is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Kingdom Hearts with a video that recaps the event held to celebrate the franchise in Japan.
The 20th anniversary of Kingdom Hearts will be celebrated through an event in Tokyo, and will entail a mini-concert, a developer Q&A and chat session, and more.
Free demos are currently available and there's also Kingdom Hearts Integrum Masterpiece for Cloud which includes everything for $89.99.
"At this moment in time, the production of a native version is undecided," says Kingdom Hearts series producer Ichiro Hazama.
Along with announcing Sora for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo also confirms that the Kingdom Hearts games will finally be coming to the Switch.
All titles will be discounted by 20 percent until April 6th.
Your setup really only need be simple and clean.
The Japanese series finally makes the jump to PC.
Nomura squashes your dreams of a portable Kingdom Hearts.
Microsoft has announced a ton of high-profile titles for Xbox Games Pass on console and PC.
Two of the strongest Keyblades are now available but you'll need to earn them.
The Kingdom Hearts protagonist was apparently high on the list for the DLC roster.
That's a lot of Kingdom Hearts.
Kingdom Hearts 3’s first paid DLC pack gives longtime fans some challenging gameplay but may leave casual fans and story buffs out in the cold.
The series is still going to be active.
Limit Cut Bosses like Master Xehanort and Xion also receive new details.
Fight with no Shotlocks, Links or Defense as the ultimate challenge.
Square Enix reveals new details on the DLC's content.
Could the RPG be coming to PC soon?
New Keyblades, form changes and abilities are part of a free content update.
Kick off the year with a new dose of Kingdom Hearts.
A new trailer for the DLC will be available this month.
Sora's new form is also briefly teased.
Possible release date announcement next week?
It's not surprising, but still a great milestone.
The likes of Resident Evil 2, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice also figure in the top 10.
Some new details about the winter DLC emerge.
The DLC will also add a new Keyblade Transformation and new story content.
The upcoming DLC is said to be similar in nature to a Final Mix.
Keyblades unlocked previously can be used at the start of Critical Mode.
"We've changed things up from previous games," reveals director Tetsuya Nomura.
Square Enix's RPG will be receiving some notable additions with the upcoming new difficulty mode.
Crackdown 3, meanwhile, did not even crack (heh) the top 20.
Co-director Tai Yasue promises it will be "more technical and offensive".
Following the voice actor having been caught in a drug bust.
It's not as easy as tapping up all properties under the Disney umbrella.
Tetsuya Nomura and his team send fans around the world their thanks for their support of the game.
The Dark Seeker saga has come to an end, but for all its strengths, the conclusion stumbles in a few areas.
Director Tetsuya Nomura also offers an update on post-launch DLC.
What's going on with the so-called "highest" difficulty in Square Enix's latest?
Ahead of Resident Evil 2 and new Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.
Ahead of Resident Evil 2 and Kingdom Hearts 3.
In case you needed any more selling on this game, here’s an accolades trailer.
It’s not properly implemented, but it does offer hope that a Critical Mode may be added to the game as future DLC.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Resident Evil 2, and Pokemon Let's Go continue to perform as well.
Meanwhile, FIFA 19 overtakes Kingdom Hearts 3 and Resident Evil 2.
Meanwhile, Realm Royale managed to beat Fortnite in the free-to-play category.
A quick guide on how you can get AP boosts in Kingdom Hearts 3.
Meanwhile, the Nintendo Switch is back to being the bestselling console after last week's blip.
It makes sense that some things would get removed when you consider the scope of this game’s development.
Do you want to level up quick in Kingdom Hearts 3? We have you covered,
The long-awaited sequel is now the fastest-selling game in the history of the series.
We also take a look at how you can farm them!
Want to unlock new shields and staves? We have you covered!
Square Enix's long-awaited sequel sells more than double of its predecessor at launch.
Kingdom Hearts 3 triumphantly concludes the Dark Seeker saga that has been churning since 2002.
It seems that both Kingdom Hearts 3 and Resident Evil 2 had healthy first week shipments and sell through rates.
Head to head comparison between the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X versions of Kingdom Hearts 3.
Don't forget to get all those Hidden Emblems.
Kingdom Hearts 3 sells over 600,000 units, while Resident Evil 2 crosses 250,000 sales.
A complete guide to Synthesis and farming Munny quickly in the game.
These basic tips should come in handy as you traipse through the various worlds of Kingdom Hearts 3.
After years in development, fans can finally experience the epic conclusion.
The epilogue scene – which had been withheld to prevent leaks – has been added to the game.
Need the best armor in the game? We have you covered!
Want to develop the most powerful weapon in the game? We have you covered!
A complete guide to finding Constellations and Lucky Emblems locations.
The story of the entire Kingdom Hearts series, just in time for Kingdom Hearts 3!
Now we can all be confused in English!
The Square Enix megaton duo remains firmly on top.
Players can decide whether they want to prioritize frame rate or resolution.
Square Enix's long-running and fiercely beloved saga is finally coming to a close.
On a gameplay and mechanics front, it seems like the game will be every bit as great as its predecessors were.
Director Tetsuya Nomura is extremely unhappy with the leaks, it seems.
Reviews praise the combat and worlds, while some criticize a few of the story aspects.
As one of the most highly anticipated releases of the last decade, can review scores influence the hype surrounding Kingdom Hearts 3 in any way?
Will Square Enix stick the landing?
Time to clear up some, but not a lot of, space.
Make the wait for the game a bit easier with this new round of screenshots.
The top 5 remains unchanged in Famitsu's latest weekly charts.
It also hints at a few heart-breaking developments for our heroes.
One of the most anticipated games ever, here's everything you need to know about Kingdom Hearts 3.
One for PS4 players, one for Xbox players, and one for (nearly) everyone.
The secret movie, meanwhile, will come shortly after launch.
Of the ten Keyblades shown, nine are new designs.
Tetsuya Nomura was adamant from the get go that a conclusion wouldn't work without Pixar properties.
"It wasn’t something that we had anything to do with, it was decided higher up," says director Tetsuya Nomura.
The new Disney properties offered a chance to come up "new and fresh ideas", as per co-director Tai Yasue.
Co-director Tai Yasue explains why Kingdom Hearts 3 has taken so long to develop.
Animal Crossing Switch leaps up into the top 5 as well.
The top 5 is dominated almost entirely by Square Enix games.
The back of Kingdom Hearts 3's retail box suggests a 40 GB install size.
Square Enix continues to build up the hype for the highly-anticipated RPG.
Square Enix has also released a bunch of new screenshots.
Thankfully, it seems Square Enix took measures to protect the most spoiler-y parts of the game beforehand.
The gorgeous PS4 Pro system that was previously announced for Japan only has been confirmed for a western release at last.
Watch a brief recap of the previous games to the tune of Utada Hikaru's "Face My Fears."
Kingdom Hearts 3 and Dragon Quest Builders 2 also rank close to the top.
The hype mounts for the upcoming conclusion to the long-running saga.
Make sure to clear up some space in your system storage.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake retakes the top spot yet again.
Kairi's Keyblade and outfit are showcased in two striking pieces of artwork.
Amazon Prime members also receive $10 credit for pre-ordering through the retailer.
Kingdom Hearts 3 manages to hold on to the top spot.
Over five years after its initial reveal, Kingdom Hearts 3's development is finally finished.
Watch various Disney heroes join Sora to battle the forces of evil in this new trailer.
The top 5 remains mostly unchanged in the latest Famitsu charts.
Sporting the same gorgeous visual aesthetic that we saw in the recent trailer.
While Kingdom Hearts 3 reclaims the top spot yet again.
The voices of Baymax, Hiro, and others will sounds familiar to those who've seen the film.
The 100 Acre Wood and its mini-games return in Kingdom Hearts 3.
We get to see some excellent bits of combat.
Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake continue their tug of war.
This may possibly be your final chance to go hands on with the game ahead of its launch.
Meanwhile, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sees a slight drop in rankings.
Sora and friends also head to Twilight Town to apparently rescue Roxas.
The ongoing back and forth between Square Enix's upcoming behemoths continues.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate comes in at number three.
Combines every single Kingdom Hearts game so far into one package.
The Glacier White version of the console will also be sold regularly in the future.
Nintendo's upcoming fighter overtakes Kingdom Hearts 3 in the latest charts.
The song will be released as a single on January 18, 2019.
Square Enix's upcoming RPG megaton is looking amazing as usual.
Pulling in big names from various Disney properties.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate performs strongly as well.
Our heroes battle various threats in the worlds of Toy Story and Frozen.
Check out this brief clip of Sora facing the Keyblade Master.
Worlds from Hercules and Toy Story received more gameplay during Tokyo Game Show 2018.
As always, the game looks spectacular.
The game looks so much better now.
Square-Enix releases an extended trailer ahead of Tokyo Game Show 2018.
Please have better sound mixing this time...
The Square Enix duo rules the roost yet again.
We get to see Sora and the gang meet up with Hiro and friends in this trailer.
Bringing the big guns (and some small ones too).
The Square Enix megaton duo continues to dominate the charts.
Square Enix are keeping some things purposefully secret.
The permanent top spot resident has finally ben dethroned.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate also charts high in the top 10.
Square bringing the big guns with them to the show.
Forget everything you've read up until now- well, at least partially.
The main story alone will comprise around 40 to 50 hours of content.
The trailer shows off Mickey's various key moments in the web of utter nonsense we call the Kingdom Hearts story.
The publisher will also be bringing Dragon Quest 11 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider, among others.
"Gummi Ships are part of the basics of Kingdom Hearts," says Tetsuya Nomura.
More than anything, Tetsuya Nomura says he's just relieved he was able to tell the entire story.
Tetsuya Nomura was a fan of the classic PlayStation 1 shoot 'em up.
More information on the game may come following the release of Kingdom Hearts 3.
Why can't I hold all these Kingdom Hearts Spinoffs?
Kingdom Hearts 3's marketing exhibition in Japan was more popular than expected.
Tetsuya Nomura talks about the complicated process of deciding what to show, how much to show, and when to show it.
The game's director Tetsuya Nomura expressed a concern that the game may be too large and there may not be enough space.
Some direct feed footage of the Xbox version of the game.
As a way to catch newcomers up.
I assume that means Red Dead Redemption 2.
Plus, a Kingdom Hearts themed PS4 Pro wit every Kingdom Hearts game ever announced.
An alternate version of yesterday's trailer has been revealed.
Guess now I "have" to buy Kingdom Hearts 3.
Director Tetsuya Nomura apologizes for delay and promises more trailers at E3.
Tai Yasue speaks about Kingdom Hearts 3's new gameplay features.
This will be the first chance for the general public to try the game out!
Sounds like the game is going to have plenty of gameplay variation.
Interesting new details surface on the upcoming RPG.
Yes, this game is real.
Possible release date announcement on June 9th?
Sora, Donald and Goofy are back at it again with the action.
Members of the press will get to play the game for themselves this week, and the embargo lifts on May 18.
Shanelle Gray has confirmed she will be appearing in the game.
Continue to believe in it!
Kingdom Hearts 3 still in second place as well.
The voice artists have said some interesting stuff.
The mini-games appear to be inspired from old Disney cartoons and LCD games from the 1980s.
Additionally, a new event from Kingdom Hearts Union X[Cross] will tie into Kingdom Hearts 3.
Should give you a fair idea of the actual release, at the very least.
And Star Wars too!
Check out the top 10 inside.
Plenty of new details.
Along with Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
There's more to come yet.
Pretty much the same as last week.
Hokuto ga Gotoku takes the third sport.
One action figure of Riku in his new look and another for Sora from Kingdom Hearts 2.
Dreams are closer than ever to becoming reality with new Kingdom Hearts screenshots.
Osaka studio, along with 100 developers from Tokyo studio, involved in development.
Tons of new information revealed.
The English theme song is titled "Don't think twice" and is performed by Hikaru Utada.
A video for the theme song performed by Hikaru Utada has also been released.
Will dreams come true at D23 Japan?
It's RPGs galore this week (again).
Possible new details emerge on the upcoming RPG.
Now this is interesting.
New information for Kingdom Hearts 3 revealed.
The latest weekly Famitsu charts are in...
The latest Famitsu charts are in...
Monster Hunter World, predictably enough, tops the charts.
Compared to last week, Kingdom Hearts III is in the third spot, moving up one place.
Potential spoilers inside.
The latest Famitsu charts are in...
Singer's father teases new information.
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
RPGs rule the roost.
RPGs galore in this week's charts.
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
Final Fantasy VII Remake gets displaced (finally).
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
Megatons lead the latest Famitsu charts.
The latest weekly Famitsu charts are in.
The latest Famitsu charts are here.
Tetsuya Nomura is asking fans to be patient and wait for new announcements.
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
Anticipation for these major games remains unabated.
The latest Famitsu's most wanted games chart is in.
The latest Famitsu most wanted charts are in.
Check out the latest Famitsu charts right here.
Both games rank among the top 10.
Will Square Enix release more details for their upcoming megaton releases?
"We wish we could give as much information as possible but it is imperative that we have control on the calendar in order."
Square Enix rules the roost in this week's charts.
Revisiting worlds may not be possible this time around.
That actually does make sense.
"We're still deliberating on it."
Achievement Unlocked: Toy Story Graphics Achieved.
Director Tetsuya Nomura also discusses Sora's appearance changing with each world.
Director Tetsuya Nomura is "not confirming or denying either way".
Players can also bring more than 2 companions into battle.
Oh, and there's a new trailer!
Fans of Disney properties, rejoice.
Square Enix games continue to rank high.
Square Enix games dominate the rankings once again.
Dragon Quest ranks high as well.
Dragon Quest XI also does well.
Probably gonna be up there for a long time.
But only the first episode of the Remake, or all of it?
The most predictable list of all time.
Fingers crossed, people!
More proof that this game isn't coming any time soon...
This is not an encouraging sign...
Fingers crossed, Nintendo fans.
Dragon Quest XI takes the top spot.
Square Enix rules the roost again.
Chances are it will.
More details about the much anticipated game revealed.
Transformation depends on the Keyblade.
Dragon Quest takes the top spot.
Square Enix releases a brand new screenshot for the game.
At least at heart.
Look familiar to you?
Nomura says he's "still not sure."
Nomura talks about Kingdom Hearts 3's development.
More variations in the battle system.
Don't expect the game to release for a while.
It all depends on how players respond to its inclusion in Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8.
The Top 10 gets a hefty shake up this week.
Do it for the fans' sake!
Tetsuya Nomura offers an update on the highly anticipated sequel.
Could it actually be launching sooner than expected?
Honestly, it is hard to blame anyone who is losing patience.
A king bows out on the top.
You can actually make an informed decision before you buy.
Zelda falls, everything else holds its position.
The war to end all wars.
Pretty much the same as always.
But there's a catch.
They are all losing to the utter domination of Final Fantasy 15 and Pokemon Sun/Moon.
He asks fans to be patient.
Hopefully we actually see it next year.
Looking ahead to the games Japan wants most.
Japan votes on its most wanted games.
Which seems a bit obvious, if you think about it, but is still something that needs to be seen to be believed.
The games on which the hopes of the entire Japanese gaming market rest.
Could the next Kingdom Hearts game be a PS4 exclusive in Japan?
For the week ending August 21st, 2016.
That said, the possibility for it actually happening remains high.
Pokemon puts in a strong showing, Zelda and Dragon Quest gain, while Final Fantasy 7 Remake loses some of its luster.
Final Fantasy 15 and Persona 5 ruling the roost, while Zelda ekes out a Top 10 spot.
After more than a decade of waiting, I sure hope so!
"We don't want to do the same thing over and over again."
The wait for Kingdom Hearts 3 continues.
Is the Kingdom Hearts brand suffering because of constant mismanagement?
The release date news is seriously a bummer.
More details on the eagerly anticipated next installment in the crossover franchise.
Persona 5 makes massive gains this week.
Square Enix will continue to focus on "original worlds and Disney worlds."
Kingdom hearts 3 manages to eke out a top 10 showing right before E3.
Looks like the game is losing steam as far as hype goes.
As more and more anticipated games approach release, interest in Kingdom Hearts seems to be dwindling.
For the week ending 1st May 2016.
NieR: Automata still on track for 2016 despite also not being listed.
Just a little over a month till we get to see it again.
Latest Famitsu most wanted list revealed for the week ending April 24th.
The dream is dead.
Japan's Most Wanted for the week ending April 10th, ranked.
At the very least, the game has not begun localization yet.
Plus, Zelda enters the charts.
Japan's most wanted games, ranked.
Steve Burton teases on Twitter.
Epic Games' Unreal Engine is being used in some of the biggest games out there.
For the week ending 6th March.
Steve Burton will let us all know in a few weeks.
Final Fantasy 15 takes the top spot though.
The director's answer to that questions seems to hint there will be.
For votes that were cast between January 21 and January 27, 2016.
There isn't an end in sight.
Final Fantasy 15 holding firm.
Some updates on Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts III.
For the week ending January 10th, 2016.
The voice actor for both characters spilled the beans.
There is more to it all than meets the eye.
The development team wants some flexibility when it comes to the scenes in the game.
New animations revealed in the Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer.
New footage for Kingdom Hearts 3 emerges.
That's one hell of a holiday gift.
Latest rankings for the week ending 12/6/15.
Kingdom Hearts 2.8 will be an interesting preview of the more anticipated game.
Daybreak town was teased at D23
Final Fantasy 15 has moved up to second on the chart for the week ending 15th November 2015.
This highly anticipated story arc is finally coming to an end. Are you up to speed on everything known so far?
Moogles are quite popular among Final Fantasy fans.
For the week ending October 25th, 2015.
The dark clothing worn by Noctis and pals is their battle gear.
The Kingdom Hearts specific shader is an interesting addition.
Good news for Square Enix fans all around.
Final Fantasy 15 is the third most wanted game on the list.
Amazon email hints at the Kingdom Hearts 3 release date.
Kingdom Hearts 3 director looks at handheld spinoffs as a kind of practice run for console games.
Final Fantasy 15's map is possibly huge.
More information about Square Enix's biggest upcoming games.
The special guest presenting Kingdom Hearts 3 at D23 Japan is an interesting tidbit.
Team up with Baymax and fight the forces of evil in San Fransokyo.
Finding a way to make Final Fantasy 15 attractive for all gamers is the next step.
Video gives a bit of a look at Kingdom Hearts 3.
The demo will be a sight to see, that's for sure.
Fresh information on the Disney-Square crossover expected next month.
The number of QTEs in Kingdom Hearts 2 has spurred the director to go a different direction.
Final Fantasy XV's showing at Gamescom could mean an official release date.
Expect Kingdom Hearts to move up the list as more information comes out.
Promises new information in November.
Attraction Flow could be something pretty big for Kingdom Hearts 3.
Director Tetsuya Nomura also reveals that environments will be affected by real-time actions.
New combat, large worlds and much more showcased in world premiere.
For the week ending 7th June.
The latest rankings for the week ending 17th May have been revealed.
Tabata discuses some much needed tweaks.
The latest rankings for the week ending 3rd May have been revealed.
Square Enix following the Ubisoft playbook of game design.
"We’re thinking about it, of course," says Koei Tecmo director Takeo Kujiraoka.
For the week ending April 12th, 2015.
Famitsu's most wanted games for the week ending 5th April, 2015 revealed.
Disney might let us have our next look at Kingdom Hearts later this year.
Kingdom Hearts III isn't doing as well as the hype would have you believe .
Some speculation regarding the release date of Kingdom Hearts 3.
Some speculation regarding the next entry in the Kingdom Heart series.
Time will tell whether Kingdom Hearts 3 will have multiplayer.
It's been hidden there all along.
Do you think they're on to something?
Finally, a few worthwhile details on Square Enix's other big game besides Final Fantasy 15.
What do you think of the design?
Put the brakes on that hype train.
The numbers are in, and top slot goes to...
"They're all under consideration" according to designer Tai Yasue.
Finally, non dubstep gaming music is a thing again.
Tetsuya Nomura says "slowly and steadily, we're progressing on schedule".
Find out more about Tetsuya Nomura's development process for KH3.
Final Fantasy 15's demo represents "1/40th of the actual game's content".
Square Enix stuff, and then some more.
The votes are in and the chart is up.
Would you like the good news, or the bad news?
The interest in these long awaited titles is still very much intact.
Tetsuya, you should invest your time into releasing Final Fantasy 15 and Kingdom Hearts 3 instead!
The voice of Sora says he is not allowed to reveal anything at the moment.
Coming at number 3 and 5 respectively.
But new information about the game remains unlikely.
So a PC version might still be a possibility.
Tai Yasue is interested in the "magical" story and music of Disney's wildly successful film.
WIll wrap up The Dark Seeker Chronicles story.
Everything you need to know about Kingdom Hearts 3.
Pinches of salt are advised.
Producer Shinji Hashimoto has some bad news for fans.
With just a week to go for E3, Square Enix releases a teaser video.
Square Enix's Shinji Hashimoto also hints at appearances in other shows after E3.
Square Enix's upcoming epics are still very much in the top ten ahead of E3 2014 though.
Square Enix CEO and president Yosuke Matsuda also talks about appealing to JRPG fans.
Final Fantasy VII/VIII art director joins Tetsuya Nomura's next gen action RPG.
Are you a Disney guy or a Square Enix guy?
Both games maintain strong standings despite tough competition.
New information arriving for both games in the near future.
BE THE CHANGE (or something).
The name might have changed but it's still connected to Fabula Nova Crystallis.
What kind of Drive Forms should KH3 have?
Square Enix thankfully clarifies a few things.
Though surprisingly the latter ranks a few places lower.
He even signed a petition for it
Tetsuya Nomura believes that the Keyblade "has infinite possibilities".
Development will not be completely devoted to just smartphone devices.
The wait continues.
Beat on enemies with a ship and alter your keyblade for new attacks.
Nomura's other blockbuster gets new gameplay footage.
This doesn't mean either won't be making an appearance however.
Kingdom Hearts 3 details incoming?
The House of Final Fantasy continues its expansion plans.
To be developed by Square Enix Osaka.
Any lucky guesses?
Don't worry, it is not exclusive to the PS4.
Sony schools Microsoft and establishes its dominance in the next generation console race.
We finally have a trilogy.
SE wants people to work on its new engine.