The Launch Event for Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] in North America has ended, at the Nintendo World Store in New York. You can view all of our coverage below. Did you attend, or would like to discuss the event? Be sure to let us know in the comments.
1:00PM EST: There are now 510 photos of photo booth shots on the official Kingdom Hearts Facebook. Check it out! Also, the event is now over. We hope you enjoyed our coverage, and we will keep you updated as more photos and videos appear.
11:45AM EST: Kingdom Hearts 3D has sold out at the Launch Event! A photo of the last copy being sold has been added to the photos below.
11:05AM EST: The standard copies of Kingdom Hearts 3D have almost sold out!
11:00AM EST: The official Kingdom Hearts Facebook have uploaded a set of 64 photos showing people taking their photo in the photobooth with the official Keyblade replica. Update: There are now 86 photos! Looks like this will keep being updated.
10:40AM EST: More photos, including a fan writing a message to the Japanese development team, and the t-shirts given out as raffle prizes
10:30AM EST: Many more photos are being uploaded! In particular, this photo shows the special gift that fans attending were able to receive-- an argyle pouch for the Nintendo 3DS.
10:00AM EST: Over the last hour, many new photos have been uploaded by the official Kingdom Hearts Twitter. These have all been added below (and will keep being added as more appear). The line to get into the event is about two city blocks long!
9:10AM EST: The Mark of Mastery Edition is apparently already sold out!
9:05AM EST: The first copy of Kingdom Hearts 3D in North America is sold!
9:00AM EST: The event has started!
6:00AM EST: Photos of the event setup have already started to appear online! The official Kingdom Hearts Facebook have uploaded 3 photos, and both AsianKHGuy from KH13 and Ryan from KH13 have uploaded more photos. You can see all of these below. The Nintendo 3DS pouch that you see is the "special gift" to be given out to fans at the event.
- soraFF213 has uploaded a video showing fans lining up for the event.
- MegamanNG has uploaded videos of the event, including 16 minutes of footage actually inside. You can watch this below.
- soraFF213 has uploaded many videos from the event, including a video showing the merchandise he received in-depth. You can watch this below.