Categories: Featured, General News, Nintendo 3DS News
Written By: Seamus.CA
Square Enix have today announced that Kingdom Hearts 3D (Dream Drop Distance) will be released in Europe on 20th July 2012 for the Nintendo 3DS. In addition to a fun backdrop to the colorful cast of Disney characters making their 3D debut (including Tron Legacy!) on a handheld title, this latest installment will also feature never-before-seen gameplay elements for the series. We have more details from Square Enix’s press release below as well as a trailer for the game:
“King Mickey and Yen Sid prepare for an impending threat by putting Sora and Riku through the Mark of Mastery exam. Sora and Riku are sent into the Sleeping Worlds, where they will face enemies and allies that have never been seen before. If they can successfully complete the task they are given, they will be deemed true Keyblade Masters.”
Dual protagonists – Play as the two most popular characters of the franchise, Sora and Riku.
“Flowmotion” action – Enjoy fast and effortless movements while interacting with the environment and performing acrobatic attacks.
Brand-new creatures – Dream Eaters inhabit the Sleeping Worlds, and are split into two categories: Spirits and Nightmares. Breed over 50 different types of Spirits as allies to fight alongside Sora and Riku.
New Disney worlds – Beloved Disney worlds and characters, such as La Cité des Cloches (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), and “The Grid” (TRON: Legacy) make their series debut.
Story progression – With updated looks for Sora and Riku, and the impending conflict made clear, this title is a big step forward in the series.