Kingdom Hearts 3D & Rhythm Thief Demo On North American Nintendo 3DS eShop

Nintendo of America has announced via a press release that demos of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance and Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure are now available for download on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Nintendo 3DS owners in North America will also be able to purchase Marvel Pinball 3D and Bomb Monkey.

Nintendo Distributing Kingdom Hearts 3D

Nintendo of Europe today announces that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Square Enix Europe, a leading publisher and distributor of video games, for the forthcoming Nintendo 3DS game Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance].

This brand new Kingdom Hearts adventure has been created specifically for Nintendo 3DS and under the terms of the agreement, Nintendo will be responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of the game throughout Europe, Australia and New Zealand territories, with Square Enix Europe remaining as publisher. Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] will be released from 20th July across Europe.

Sora And Riku Are Back In New Kingdom Hearts Trailer

Square Enix released another trailer for their upcoming game, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance. This trailer is brief and mainly focuses on the two main protagonists of the game, Sora and Riku. The trailer confirms that you will play as both Riku and Sora in order to complete the adventure. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance will be released in July.

Kingdom Hearts 3D E3 Trailer

Square Enix has released their E3 trailer for the forthcoming Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance which is exclusive for the Nintendo 3DS. Rather than producing a ten minute trailer, as the team had previously been doing, this one is condensed to four minutes. Kingdom Hearts 3D is due to be released in North America on July 31st and in Europe on July 20th.

Kingdom Hearts’ Voice Actors Return

The voice actors of the main characters in the English version of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance for the Nintendo 3DS have been revealed. Longtime fans of the series will be pleased to know that the majority of the cast from the original game, Kingdom Hearts, are returning. Are you tired of their voices or are you happy that Square Enix will not sway too far from tradition for the series’ seventh installment? The game will be released in less than two months.

Sora: Haley Joel Osment

Riku: David Gallagher

Xion: Hayden Panettiere

Roxas/Ventus: Jesse McCartney

Axel/Lea: Quinton Flynn

Xehanort: Leonard Nimoy

Kingdom Hearts 3D Special Edition Revealed

Square Enix has announced via a press release that North American customers who preorder Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance will receive a set of three augmented reality cards while supplies last.

One wild AR card will randomly unlock one of the three rare Dream Eaters: Ursa Circus, Sudo Neku or Meowjesty. The second AR card unlocks R&R Seal Dream Eater, and the last AR card unlocks the 360° viewing stand.

The Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance Mark of Mastery Edition will retail for $54.99 when the game goes on sale in North America on July 31st.