A lucky fan has had their copy of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX's Collector's Edition arrive early. The Collector's Edition which was in limited stock and limited to select countries and territories features an all new artbook which contains an exclusive new piece of artwork by Tetsuya Nomura, the director of the Kingdom Hearts series. Thanks to Tumblr user wild666jaguar777 you can view the exclusive artwork and other photos of the Collector's Edition below. Thanks go to @churroz for the tip.
A new commercial for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX has been streaming online on various websites including YouTube. Thanks to YouTube user 13th Vessel, you can view the Spanish version below in 1080p. Thanks go to Twitter user @ligero_miguel for the tip. Once we have an English version we'll let you know.
Square Enix has announced that a lithograph featuring the artwork shown on Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix's title screen will be available as a pre-order bonus for all pre-orders of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX on their European online store. Square Enix has also confirmed that all pre-existing pre-orders of the standard, limited and collector's editions will also receive the lithograph. You can view a picture of it below. Thanks go to KHWorld.org for the tip.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX releases December 2, 2014 in North America, December 4, 2014 in Australia and December 5, 2014 in Europe exclusively on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.
After today's Kingdom Hearts χ maintenance, new cards, missions and items are now available. This weeks new cards feature Mickey, Donald and Goofy in their outfits from the The Three Musketeers. Plant Heartless have appeared in the field with various rewards to be gained for defeating them depending on the type. A handful of card strengthening campaigns has also been added. New items are up for purchase in the Shop. And last, but not the least, new Skills, Cure and Combo Plus II, have been implemented.
You can view images of all the new additions below.
Kingdom Hearts x Team member SkyKeybladeHero has translated a full list of updates. You can read this below.
New Limited Heartless！Aim for the Ranking Prizes！ From November 20th to December 4th, we’ll be holding a Limited Heartless Defeating event. These Heartless are [LV33 Weed Plant], [LV555 Fire Plant, [LV666 Ice Plant], and there are new abilities that deal more damage to them.
■About the Special Ability [Blaze End], [Blaze End +], [Freezing Raid], [Freezing Raid +]. Depending on which Heartless these Card Abilities are used, they’ll deal extra damage. You can get cards with these abilities via Raise Draw or clearing missions.
Aim for the high positions of Heartless Subjugation Ranking！ The first half of the event goes from November 20th to November 27th. The second half of the event goes from November 27th to December 4th. During the event, limited Heartless will appear on the field, and you can check how you’re doing with the subjugation ranking in the Event tab in-game. Missions and Trials regarding the subjugation of these Heartless will also be held.
◆First Half Rewards◆ The rewards will be given according to your ranking on November 27th.
◆Second Half Rewards◆ The rewards will be given according to your ranking on December 4th. To be eligible to get any of the rewards, you must defeat at least one of the limited Heartless.
Super Effective Abilities Blaze End, Blaze End+, Freezing Raid, Freezing Raid+ will deal extra damage to the Limited Heartless.
Kingdom Hearts x Team member Decimo has translated the full mission list. You can read this below.
Guilt Target Missions (Advanced) From Nov. 20 to Nov. 30. 1/1 - Maximize all Guilt - Mog Medal x300
Raid Boss missions (beginner) From Nov. 20 to Nov. 27. 01/11 - Attack the raid boss 1 time - Munny x50000 02/11 - Attack the raid boss 1 time - Potion x2 03/11 - Attack the raid boss 2 times - Moogle [SR] x2 04/11 - Attack the raid boss 1 time - Potion x2 05/11 - Attack the raid boss 2 times - Potion x2 06/11 - Attack the raid boss 1 time - Mog Medal x15 07/11 - Attack the raid boss 2 times - Potion x2 08/11 - Attack the raid boss 1 time - Ripe Kupo Fruit x1 09/11 - Attack the raid boss 2 times - Raise Ticket x1 10/11 - Attack the raid boss 1 time - Yen Sid [R+] x2 11/11 - Attack the raid boss 2 times - Pluto [SR] x1
Raid Boss missions (intermediate) From Nov. 20 to Nov. 27. 01/10 - Defeat 1 raid boss - Pluto [SR] x1 02/10 - Defeat 1 raid boss - Card Medal SR x2 03/10 - Defeat 1 raid boss - Yen Sid [R+] x2 04/10 - Defeat 2 raid bosses - Pluto [SR] x1 05/10 - Defeat 1 raid boss - Raise Ticket x2 06/10 - Defeat 2 raid bosses - Pluto [SR] x1 07/10 - Defeat 1 raid boss - Ripe Kupo Fruit x1 08/10 - Defeat 2 raid bosses - Mog Medal x50 09/10 - Defeat 2 raid bosses - Card Medal SR+ x1 10/10 - Defeat 3 raid bosses - Raise Ticket x1
Inflict Tons of Damage to the Raid Boss! (Super Advanced) From Nov. 20 to Nov. 23. 01/12 - Inflict 1000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Munny x1000000 02/12 - Inflict 2000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Attack Up IV x1 03/12 - Inflict 3000000 damage to the Raid Boss - The Fairy Godmother [SR] x2 04/12 - Inflict 4000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Hybrid Up IV x1 05/12 - Inflict 5000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Mog Medal x300 06/12 - Inflict 6000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Yen Sid [SR+] x1 07/12 - Inflict 8000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Attack Up V x1 08/12 - Inflict 10000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Combo Plus x1 09/12 - Inflict 15000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Berserk I x1 10/12 - Inflict 20000000 damage to the Raid Boss - Berserk II x1 11/12 - Inflict 25000000 damage to the Raid Boss - ULT Attack Moogle [SR+] x1 12/12 - Inflict 30000000 damage to the Raid Boss - ULT Assist Moogle [SR+] x1
Those who attend will be able to meet the co-director of the Kingdom Hearts series, Tai Yasue and the producer of the Kingdom Hearts series, Rie Nishi in a live presentation, experience the Twilight Town balcony, jump into a Kingdom Hearts world and make your own flipbook, win exclusive prizes, get autographs, raffles...and more!
Entry is free and tickets will become available to collect on Friday 21, November 2014 at 12:30pm GMT via Eventbrite.
Square Enix has released a new unboxing video for the Collector's Edition of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX via their officialKingdom Hearts Facebook page. We have uploaded this to YouTube, so be sure to check it out below.
Square Enix's merchandise manager, Hidemi Matsuzuka has revealed the design for an official Kingdom Hearts themed T-shirt. The design features iconic Kingdom Hearts symbols including a heart, crown and various Keyblades. Once we have a release date we'll let you know. You can view a picture of this below.
Update: Square Enix has announced that they will be selling it at their Café, Artnia tomorrow. We also now have better photos of the T-shirt which you can view below.
After the weekly maintenance new cards, items and missions are now available. New cards featuring Kairi, Naminé and characters from Tron Legacy have been added to the game. A new LUX event is in place where you can win an SR+ Riku card for scoring more than 4 million LUX. Also, new items are now available for purchase in the Shop.
You can view images of all the new additions below!
Archives Team member Everglow (the administrator of our sister website, Sora's Dream) was invited to a private event in Milan, Italy on November 7, 2014 where they allowed you try the Italian version of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX before its release on December 5, 2014. The Italian version of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX features English voicing acting with Italian text.
Everglow noticed whilst watching a friend of his play the Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix portion of the HD collection at the event that Roxas has new battle quotes. Square Enix took these battle quotes straight from the Nintendo DS version of Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days along with Ventus in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix.
You can view pictures of Everglow at the private event below.
GameInformer.com has uploaded a new video of a couple of their staff trying out the English version of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX. The video showcases all three titles included in the HD collection, Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix and Kingdom Hearts Re:coded whilst giving their thoughts and memories of playing the games originally. You can watch it below.