by Cayce McCarthy. Arts and Entertainment blogger.
At this year's "E3" the video, computer game, and technology expo Square Enix finally confirms the release of the video game, Kingdom Hearts III. The release date is now January 29th 2019. In a previously released trailer, it included gameplay that hinted at the levels in the worlds of Tangled, Toy Story, Monster’s Inc., Frozen and more.
The game will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and is ready for pre-sale with retail companies such as GameStop, Target, Walmart, Amazon.. The gameplay for this game is RPG style much like the Final Fantasy series but with a lot more Disney.
Main characters of the game are the friends Sora and Riku along with the main sidekick characters Donald and Goofy. You can play as other characters as well. The main plot of this game is continuing from the previous storyline of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance; which was a spin-off game that came out in 2017. There are about nine games in the entire series stretching out across multiple gaming platforms.
In the very first game, Sora loses his home due to a devastating storm that was caused by dark magic which causes Sora to go on a quest in order to find his lost friends. In the Disney Castle, it’s discovered that after the storm King Mickey is missing as well so Donald and Goofy go looking for him when they run into Sora. That’s when the three of them team up on their quest. They soon discover that the main leaders who caused the storm are the creatures known as the Heartless who are looking for the princesses of Heart who are needed to open a final hidden door. The main weapon of this game series is known as the Keyblade, and there are several throughout the series.
After the first game, the plot to the second game happens one year later in the events of Kingdom Hearts II: Chain of Memories that came out in 2006. The three friends Sora, Donald, and Goofy are still looking for Sora’s friends and King Mickey when they wake up in Twilight town where they discover that the Heartless have returned and some new villainous groups The Nobodies and Organization 13 are now on the rise. Together the three of them discover secrets about Ansem and Organization 13. In this new game, the plot focuses on the character of Master Xehanort who believes light and darkness must remain in balance. Xehanort seeks to spark a war against the Light to restore balance while it’s up to the three friends to stop him.