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Yen Press Announces 3 New Manga Including Disney Titles

Yen Press Announces 3 New Manga Including Disney Titles

1 (manga) is scheduled for a December 2020 release.[caption id="attachment_1235312" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Kingdom Hearts III" manga cover from Yen Press[/caption] Kingdom Hearts III (manga) Created by Tetsuya NomuraArt by Shiro AmanoA manga retelling of Kingdom Hearts III, the latest in the iconic franchise and one of the best-selling video game releases of 2019.As the one chosen by the Keyblade,[...]

Naoki Hamaguchi Announced as Final Fantasy VII Remake Co-Director

Naoki Hamaguchi Announced as Final Fantasy VII Remake Co-Director

The latest development update comes from the Square Enix website, which now lists Naoki Hamaguchi as the game’s director alongside Tetsuya Nomura.From WWG: While a good portion of people are pulling pranks on one another, April 1st also happens to be the start of the fiscal year, which means more and more companies are beginning to recruit new[...]

Contract Negotiations Kept Marvel and Star Wars from Kingdom Hearts III

Contract Negotiations Kept Marvel and Star Wars from Kingdom Hearts III

There was nothing specific keeping Sora from hanging out with the Rebel Alliance or Avengers, except for plain old business contracts.From IGN: Kingdom Hearts 3 Ultimania, the official companion book for the most recent Kingdom Hearts game, includes a special interview with director Tetsuya Nomura Translated by Twitter user @lunesacree via KH13, Nomura reveals why properties from Marvel and Lucasfilm[...]

Tetsuya Nomura Issues Twitter Statement on Kingdom Hearts III Leak

Tetsuya Nomura Issues Twitter Statement on Kingdom Hearts III Leak

After footage from Kingdom Hearts III was leaked out earlier this week, the game's director Tetsuya Nomura decided to address the issue If you don't already know, some copies of the game gave already somehow leaked out into the marketplace Way before marketing, media, and other influences were due to get their copies And with that[...]

Take A Gander at Big Hero 6s San Fransokyo in Kingdom Hearts III

Take A Gander at Big Hero 6's San Fransokyo in Kingdom Hearts III

The box will look pretty familiar, considering it features original artwork drawn by series director Tetsuya Nomura It showcases a variety of characters from the Kingdom Hearts series, as well as a few Disney favorites.Kingdom Hearts III is slated to release on PS4 and Xbox One on January 25, 2019.Square Enix has revealed official gameplay for[...]

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Director Says the Game was Announced too Early

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Director Says the Game was Announced too Early

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's director Tetsuya Nomura has admitted that the announcement for the game back at E3 2015 was probably a little early.[caption id="attachment_773191" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Square Enix[/caption]I was in the room when Final Fantasy 7 Remake was announced It came sandwiched between The Last Guardian's return and the announcement of Shenmue 3[...]

Kingdom Hearts Fans Can Expect a Release Date for KH3 Next Month

Kingdom Hearts Fans Can Expect a Release Date for KH3 Next Month

 According to the latest report by Eurogamer, Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura has confirmed that fans can expect a release date announcement for KH3 next month.Since fans have been waiting for more than a decade to see Kingdom Hearts III release, this is pretty good news However, having an actual release date would be a bit nicer[...]

Everything We Know About Kingdom Hearts III So Far

Everything We Know About Kingdom Hearts III So Far

The song got its own trailer at D23 Expo Japan this weekend, and if any song deserves a solo trailer, its a KH theme song. There are at least nine worlds in the game, with those worlds being divided into three stages: early, middle, and late. The early worlds are 90% complete, while the middle worlds[...]

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Changes Clouds Design to be Closer to the Original

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Changes Cloud's Design to be Closer to the Original

Those who attended the Final Fantasy series’ 30th anniversary exhibition got a first look at new screenshots for Final Fantasy VII Remake, along with a surprise appearance from director Tetsuya Nomura. Siliconera reports that while the screenshots were shown behind closed doors exclusively for attendees of the event, fans did share some details of what they saw.According to some of the fans[...]

Is Tetsuya Nomura Going To Be The New Hideo Kojima

Is Tetsuya Nomura Going To Be The New Hideo Kojima?

 [caption id="attachment_683597" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit// NeoSekers[/caption]Game director and Square Enix legend, Tetsuya Nomura had a pretty exciting weekend at D23 where he spoke with several members of the games press This latest bit of scrounged interview comes to you through GameSpot, but I'm not just here to give you news you've already seen.Talking about the[...]

Tetsuya Nomura Discusses Keyblade Transformations And Summons In Kingdom Hearts III

Tetsuya Nomura Discusses Keyblade Transformations And Summons In Kingdom Hearts III

GameInformer took the opportunity to ask director Tetsuya Nomura more about keyblade transformations and other combat elements in a recent interview.“First and foremost, each keyblade will have its own form that it can transform into, and it’s different per keyblade,” Nomura said “There are at least two different forms it can take For example, in[...]

Kingdom Hearts III Will Include The Return Of The Gummi Ship

Kingdom Hearts III Will Include The Return Of The Gummi Ship

Game director Tetsuya Nomura has confirmed that Kingdom Hearts III will indeed include the return of the Gummi Ship The Gummi Ship was your preferred method of transportation in the first and second games, but sort of fell out of the loop amid the pre-sequels, prequels, and remastered collections that are all the other Kingdom Hearts games. Nomura confirmed to[...]


Game Development Hell Is Closing Its Doors With KH3

Game Development Hell Is Closing Its Doors With KH3

Believe it or not, but Development Hell is closing its doors, at least the games division. The only games languishing in Development Hell are Kingdom Hearts 3, Beyond Good And Evil 2, and Half-Life 3. Previous punchingbags in the "never getting made" list were Persona 5, which is set to release in just a few days, […]

Tetsuya Nomura Debutes FFVII Remake and KH3 Screenshots

Tetsuya Nomura Debutes FFVII Remake and KH3 Screenshots

Game director Tetsuya Nomura shared screenshots of his two most anticipated projects at Monico Anime Game International Conferences: Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts 3, and the remake of Final Fantasy VII.The Kingdom Hearts 3 screenshot shows protagonist Sora taking down some fearsome looking Heartless in Olympus The game's art direction hasn't changed much since the original, deapite the[...]


Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Have Dramatic Changes Says Developer

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Have "Dramatic Changes" Says Developer

Some people just want the graphics upgraded, others want Square Enix to implement more modern gameplay and some people just want the whole thing fiddled reworked.Well, game director Tetsuya Nomura has been talking to OPM (via PSU), and he has let on that fans should expect pretty radical changes In the interview, Nomura said: We are[...]