Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix Trailer Looks Very Sharp

By Ishaan . December 24, 2012 . 10:17pm

Square Enix released a trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix at Jump Festa this past weekend, and you can watch it in full below. It… looks impressively sharp.



As previously reported, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix includes updated versions of Kingdom Hearts Final Mix and Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories, and the cutscenes from 358/2 Days. You can read up on further details here.

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  • DongT

    the nostalgia is strong with this one!
    seriously though seeing this made me remember how much i love this series and how out of touch ive gotten with it :P damn spinoffs

    • Never

      That reminds me…
      I got up to Re:coded a few months ago and then just stopped halfway.
      Only one game away from DDD… gah I’m never going to finish it now!

  • why must you do this to me squeenix

  • Elvick

    Looks so good. D:

    Still curious how well the story will work out for 358/2 Days, with just the cutscenes. Been awhile since I’ve played though.

    • Seeing Re:CoM, I always wondered why Square didn’t just make it for the PS2 in the first place. I hear that Re:CoM is a vast improvement over the GBA version in every way.

      • I played both versions and, aside from the 3D camera and voice acting on the PS2 remake, they’re virtually the same game. One big plus, though, is not having to cope with the slowdown that plagued crowded battles in the GBA original. It’s an improvement, but not so much that it makes the portable version (which was an amazing technical achievement back then) obsolete.

      • It was originally intended to be a filler-game to pad the gap between bigger products. Its pretty much Square’s typical business plan.

  • Sergio Briceño

    I think I have finally growed tired of the theme song. Shame. It’s actually a cool song.


    • Martin Ezekiel Bran Jr.

      I have to agree with you on this one. You would think they would use another, though it does have its nostalgic charm.

      Same goes for the opening song “simple and clean”. I think I much prefer kingdom hearts 2’s “sanctuary” song over “simple and clean”

  • Nee Nee

    And after hundreds of thousand remixes/ports, whichever you may call it, maybe we can get a sequel. But maybe that’s just too much to ask for.

    • maggosh

      We did…it’s called KH3D.

  • YoshEE

    Can’t wait if they release it til the west :D

  • Bloodios

    Is it just me or does the gameplay portion from Re:Chain of Memories actually exhibit quite a bit of slowdown there? Let’s hope that won’t happen in the final product, or at least not all the time…


  • KHSoraKeyBlade

    All my nostalgic feels.

  • heartless141

    oh god the nostalgia.

    :D gonna buy it now that my japanese is decent enough to play games :D

  • QBninja

    Nostalgic…nostalgic I tell u! :D

  • JoJo_649

    I can’t understand why is this going to be japan only when 60% of it is Disney.

    • Bloodios

      Which person from Square Enix officially stated that this will never be released outside of Japan?

      • Randy Marsh

        None of them have denied a western localization. Mike is just being a little Negative Nancy.

    • Endy Operin

      It’s likely to be released here, at least the trailer has English voices (I don’t know if some other Japanese KH games had English voice option).

      • Aoshi00

        Nah, all the Jpn KH had Jpn voices only, just like FFs. I think they actually make each version lip sync to the respective language. I imported KH 1 & 2 before as well.. I didn’t like the other spinoffs, but BBS & KH3D are both really good, seeing this trailer just makes me want a new console KH more..

        • You’re excluding the Final Mix release, which always have English voice. That said, KH HD is Dual Audio, so it doesn’t matter. Lol

          • Farid Belkacemi

            I think you made a mistake here : KH Final Mix (HD) is dual audio whereas RE : COM (HD) is Japanese only :p

          • Aoshi00

            Yeah, Final Mix was Eng. only, but the main games were always Jpn only. KH HD would be dual audio? But the text would still be only in Jpn right? I imported Okami and it was dual language, depending on what system language you set your PS3 to, not sure if it’s the same for the US digital d/l ver. Okami disc still required an 8Gb install though, took so much space :(… I know Zone of the Enders HD and MGS HD were Jpn only, same as the PS2 ver before..

    • Elvick

      Took a remake before we saw Re: Coded.

      KH’s localization is never instant news. We always have to wait, but we have so far seen everything important. This is important in getting new people into the series.

    • Japan is the reason Disney even got involved in this project. Its friggen popular there. Disney Animation sells everything from fashion to designer cellphones.

    • $36598391

      who said it’s going to be Japan exclusive, NA got all of the Kingdom Hearts games except for Kingdom Hearts mobile and the mobile version of Coded

  • Charmchar

    Nothing but chills, enough said.

  • Leafia133

    OMFG i want this in English so badly

  • i think they testing reactions for KH CGI movie like advent children with 2 hours Days Cutscene

    • OatMatadoQuatro

      They better make cool fights scenes again.

  • Ridho Siregar

    English! English! English! >:(

    • There’s actually an option to change between english and japanese language (Except perhaps the 358/2 Days new clips), only thing left to do is localize it I think.

      • Ridho Siregar

        it’s just the audio, right? not the subtitle and menu texts…

        • OatMatadoQuatro

          The problem is that the new scenes were never dubbed in English. The new Final Mix scenes just use the Japanese subtitles when the language is set in English.

  • The first Kingdom Hearts is definitely my favorite. I remember renting it and I nearly beat it during the rental period. Then, I got the game for Christmas. Ah the memories. :-3

  • OatMatadoQuatro

    Dearly Beloved will always be dearly beloved to me

  • Every single time I get to the part with 358 I start to tear up D:

  • I always feel rather frustrated with the HD movement in the sense that I don’t have the sophistication or sensitivity to appreciate the difference between what was HD now and what was native resolution on my old boxy Pre-HD tvs. The only difference is a negative one, in which playing anything PS2 era on my HD TVs looks abysmal. I feel like I’m paying extra money to achieve a normal gaming experience from the past, rather than something super crisp and new.

  • shion16

    Im sick of Simple and Clean!!

  • Settsuo

    Hmm. Nice to have, but the entire story is solidly burned into my DNA. The only thing that can get a rise out of me is Kingdom Hearts 3.

  • MrRobbyM

    Do we know if this is going to be 720 or 1080 yet? I couldn’t really tell from the trailer but I’m guessing 720.

    • Pokahontas McGuigan

      720p because the tgs trailer was in 720p and the final fantasy game trailer are usually in 1080p like the game. im like 90% sure itl be 720p. which is technically medium def compared to 480 and 1080. lies!

  • Hinataharem

    It seems they re-recorded the audio

  • new_tradition

    I know they said they’re replacing Sora’s character model for the KH1 segment, but what about the other characters’ models? I can’t tell if they added facial expressions to the NPCs or not *ponders*

  • Pokahontas McGuigan

    sharp? that video was fuzzy as hell

  • Pokahontas McGuigan

    im not buying a KH game till it progresses the series and is on a home console

    • The story progressed ages ago.
      Don’t like portables? The point of these HD re-releases is to get updated about the portable stories on a home console.

    • Herok♞

      have fun being really lost when 3 finally comes out since the story has really moved forward since 2.

  • Abel.exe

    I lose it everytime Xion’s theme starts playing :(

  • I haven’t played any Kingdom Hearts games yet so I’m really looking forward to playing this and future releases from this project.

  • Anime10121

    *cries* Looks BEAUTIFUL :D

    I want this, SO BAD, ESPECIALLY for the Days part, I wanna see how they manage to make the game/movie interesting other than the last few days.

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