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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix Coming to the States

Square Enix has finally set it in stone. They will be releasing Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix for the PlayStation 3 this fall in North America as well as the UK (PAL Regions). The game will include Kingdom hearts in full HD using newer character models. Kingdom Hearts RE: Chain of Memories HD which was originally released on the Game Boy Advance game but then was redone on the PlayStation 2 with loads of extra content and fully voiced and animated cut-scenes. Finally the game will also include a theater mode for Kingdom Hearts 358/2 days which was originally a Nintendo DS game. Square says that "Days" will be a HD Cinematic Story. I'm itching to get my hands on this but, I can hold off for a while being that my PS3 has seen better days... 

Source: Square Enix 

"The original KINGDOM HEARTS is back in gorgeous HD with new content and more, exclusive to PlayStation 3!

Lots of you have been asking, and we’ve been anxious to tell ya, so without further delay, it’s our great pleasure to announce the North American release of KINGDOM HEARTS 1.5 HD ReMIX! This collection contains the classic original game redone in HD along with the immediate continuation of KINGDOM HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories and HD enhanced cutscenes from KINGDOM HEARTS 358/2 Days!
Not only do you get these classic titles in breathtaking HD, but the original KINGDOM HEARTS is enhanced with KINGDOM HEARTS FINAL MIX previously only available in Japan. This new edition comes complete with additional weapons, enemies, skills, scenes and more!

In KINGDOM HEARTS, Sora wields the magical keyblade in search of his lost friends, making new ones with Disney’s Goofy and Donald along the way. The story continues through classic Disney stories like Aladdin, Hercules, Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio, and The Nightmare Before Christmas! Utilizing RPG mechanics and gaining new exploratory powers throughout his adventure, Sora solidified himself as a starry-eyed hero that bridged Disney classics with a unique overarching story of friendship and courage.

 FINAL FANTASY fans can expect appearances by famous characters such as Cloud, Selphie, Aeris, and Cid, or even the infamous fan favorite Sephiroth!
It’s a great time to get started on the series if you’re a newcomer now that this edition is being made exclusively available to PlayStation 3 with full trophy support. But long-time fans will likewise be thrilled to replay the original and see their favorite moments relived in crisp HD colors and graphics.
KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 ReMIX will be available this fall, and we’ll have more previews and looks at this hotly anticipated title in the months to come. Follow us @KINGDOMHEARTS and check our Official Facebook at You can also discuss this and other titles within the series on our Official KINGDOM HEARTS Forums. The Keyblade needs a master, choose your weapon and follow the light of KINGDOM HEARTS!
Robert Allen Peeler
Community Manager, the door has opened…