Kingdom Hearts (キングダム ハーツ Kingudamu Hātsu?) is a series of action role-playing games developed and published by Square Enix (originally by Square). It is a collaboration between Square Enix and Disney Interactive Studios, and is under the direction of Tetsuya Nomura, a longtime Square Enix character designer. Kingdom Hearts is a crossover of various Disney settings based in a universe made specifically for the series. Characters from Square Enix's Final Fantasy series and The World Ends with You make appearances and interact with the player and the Disney characters. The series centers on the main character Sora's search for his friends and his encounters with Disney, Final Fantasy and The World Ends With You characters on their worlds.
The series currently consists of seven games across multiple video game consoles, and future titles are planned. Most of the games in the series have been both critically acclaimed and commercially successful, though each title has seen varying levels of success. As of March 2011, the Kingdom Hearts series has sold over 17 million copies worldwide. A wide variety of related merchandise has been released along with the games, including soundtracks, figurines, companion books, novels, and manga series.
Connection with All-StarsEdit
- Sora and Aqua appear as a playable DLC characters.
- Riku appears as an unlockable minion
- Axel, Kairi, Marluxia, Roxas, Xemnas and Xion all appear as DLC minions.
- Twilight Town appears as an stage in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, and is a mash up of Kingdom Hearts and MediEvil. Darkside appears on the background of the stage attacking the players.
- Duel Academy appears as an stage in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, and is a mash up of Yu-Gi-Oh and Kingdom Hearts.
- Darkside appears as a stage hazard in Twilight Town.
- Twilight Thorn appears on the Duel Academy stage which crosses over with Yu-Gi-Oh.
- Kingdom Hearts (PS2) 2002
- Kingdom Hearts Final Mix (PS2) 2002
- Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (GBA) 2004
- Kingdom Hearts II (PS2) 2005
- Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix (PS2) 2007
- Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories (PS2) 2007
- Kingdom Hearts coded (Mobile) 2008
- Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (NDS) 2009
- Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep (PSP) 2010
- Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (NDS) 2010
- Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep Final Mix (PSP) 2011
- Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS) 2012
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3) 2013
- Kingdom Hearts χ [chi] (PC) 2013