Opening up Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories

By Spencer . April 30, 2007 . 9:38am

Packaged with Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix + is a second disc with a remake of Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories. After rushing through Kingdom Hearts II again, I started to play a Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories and it’s clearly the highlight of Final Mix +. Kingdom Hearts Re: CoM takes the entire GBA game and throws it in 3D with graphics from the first PS2 game. Like the Game Boy Advance release you move Sora around boxy rooms (now in 3D!) where heartless pop up for Sora to fight. Battles are a little different since Sora has an extra dimension to deal with. You have to get used to locking on enemies to keep the camera focused. Also you will get hit by that shadow heartless looming in the corner, hidden by the camera angle. Battles are more chaotic in Kingdom Hearts Re: CoM than the 2D battles, but if you’re quick you can counter attacks with a higher card even if your attacker is invisible. Camera issues aside, Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories is a treat to play. It is a bonus for fans of the Kingdom Hearts series and they are the ones who are going to love the new presentation of the GBA game. You can see a video of how Sora’s journey begins in Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories and hear Donald Duck cast spells Japanese past the break.



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  • I actually imported this one as well and I’ve been having a blast with it. I enjoyed the GBA one when it came out in the US and had a blast with it. Can’t go wrong getting two great games for a rather good price.

  • Marli

    I’ve heard a lot of rumors about when it’s coming out
    in English but is there a real date or is it not going to be in English?

  • Peggy

    I heard it’s coming out January 1, 2008 in the US, but don’t quote me on that.

  • Zeal

    I want to import both kingdom hearts final mix games… how do i do that? leave me information at [email protected]

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    best yahoo invisible detector :-

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