Early Kingdom Hearts Artwork Shows A Different Donald And Goofy

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Since Square Enix is about to re-release the original Kingdom Hearts with HD graphics, let’s take a trip down unseen memory lane. When Squaresoft (now Square Enix) and Buena Vista Games (now Disney Interactive) created Kingdom Hearts the characters went through a number of changes.

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Players see Knight Goofy and Wizard Donald in Kingdom Hearts, but early character artwork from Buena Vista Games shows a different costume.




Here are the models for Knight Goofy and Wizard Donald…

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… and how they look in Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix.



Here’s a sketch for the Monstro level…



… and finalized art as a comparison.



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