Square Enix has released on online survey to gauge fan feedback on the popular Kingdom Hearts franchise. The survey asks what platforms gamers are playing on and which genre’s people prefer. Although Kingdom Hearts 3 isn’t coming to Wii U, it’s worth letting Square Enix know that there are Wii U owners out there that want the game. You can take part in the survey, right here.
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Last night, during Sony’s E3 conference, Kingdom Hearts creator Tetsuya Nomura confirmed that Kingdom Hearts III is in development. Square Enix has revealed a teaser trailer for the upcoming game, which can be watched above. So far, the game has only been confirmed for release on next-generation consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but let’s hope Square Enix announces a Wii U version.
Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance landed in the UK on Friday and has performed extremely well for a third-party Nintendo 3DS game. Ukie has confirmed that Kingdom Hearts 3D is the second biggest Nintendo 3DS launch in the UK this year, beaten only by Resident Evil Revelations. Kingdom Hearts 3D arrived in the UK all-formats chart at number 6.
Tai Yasue, director of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance has told Siliconera that the development team has no further plans to celebrate Kingdom Hearts 10th Anniversary. Yasue says that Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance for the Nintendo 3DS is their way of celebrating the series long history.
Do you have any other plans for the 10th anniversary?
“Not at the moment, no. Kingdom Hearts 3D is definitely our 10th anniversary title.”
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy released today in North America. So far, the game has received overall positive reviews and the game’s producer, Ichiro Hazama, is pleased with its reception. Hazama hopes that Theatrhythm becomes a series that includes Square Enix’s other franchises, such as Dragon Quest and Kingdom Hearts. According to Hazama, “Dragon Quest has a lot of music and Kingdom Hearts would be wonderful to do if it’s possible.” Theatrythm Final Fantasy will be released in Europe on July 6th.
Nintendo 3DS owners can now download the demos for Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance and TheAtRhythm Final Fantasy from the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Kingdom Hearts 3D is due for release on July 20th in Europe, and July 31st in North America. TheAtRhythm Final Fantasy is due to be released in Europe July 6th and July 3rd in North America.
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.