Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Disney Memories Review



Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix summary


Kingdom Hearts HD1 .5 + 2.5 is a HD collection of a series of KH games. For those who don’t know about Kingdom Hearts is. Here is a quick summary of the game. Sora, who is the main protagonist travels through different Disney worlds to find his friends. He is accompanied by Donald Duck and Goofy to find them. During, there adventures Sora, Donald and Goofy learn the truth. Why they forget things and saving King Mickey. There are obstacles in their way such as notorious Disney villains. A group of nobodies named Organization XII that gets in the way. Will Sora save his childhood friends Kairi and Rikku? What does the Keyblade hold a sentiment value? Does the trio cherish their memories? Kingdom Hearts is a popular rpg and exceptional. Square Enix and Disney collab to make a great game.



Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix
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The story of Kingdom Hearts is a bit complicated but there are videos on it. That being said, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix is a remastered bundle with 6 games. I will give a brief rundown on Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix first. Afterwards Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix games last. First, Let start with Kingdom Heart Final Mix, the story is Rikku and Kairi is missing. It’s up to Sora, Donald and Goofy to save them. Final Mix is a standard action rpg and allows choose to level up. Sora travels through worlds like Deep Jungle, Olympus Coliseum and Agrabah. Players can equip keyblades and magic. Later, Sora will learn new abilities such as high jump. You can summon other Disney characters like Dumbo, Genie and many more.



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Sora can fight alongside with other Disney heroes like Hercules, Aladdin and Jack Skellington. Players can collect Munny to buy new items and upgrades. If you fell that running out of MP and potions. Enemies will drop colored orbs to heal and replenish. Kingdom Hearts Final Mix have a rail shooter mechanic called Gummi Ship. Gummi Ship allows players to travel through Disney Worlds. You can upgrade the Gummi Ship with parts. Chip and Dale will guide you how to do it. Kingdom Hearts Final Mix is a stepping stone for beginners of the series. Note: Final Fantasy characters appears in this game. Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories is a remake of the Game Boy Advance version. Chain of Memories is takes place a year before Kingdom Hearts II. The game retains its current system but with trading card system.



Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories - Kingdom Hearts HD
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The plot of Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories is Sora, Donald and Goofy enter a castle called Oblivion. During the trio adventure, they forget their past memories in Castle Oblivion. A girl named Namine’ who can alter memories and Sora’s friend. Namine is the only thing getting in our heroes way. Organization Xll Axel, Larxene and Marluxia have plans for her. The gameplay is basely countering each other cards base on higher number. Players can combine cards for abilities. Once you level up, player can choose to upgrades. There are three CP (card points), HP (health) and Sleight (special abilities). While traveling through worlds, Sora can use cards to open doors. Players can use color cards for requirements to open doors. Each world have three main doors to complete the level.


I Fight For My Friends

In Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories, Goofy and Donald don’t fight alongside you like previous games. Sora must summon them with cards like magic blue ones. Don’t worry tutorial will help you with card system. Kingdom Hearts Re Chain of Memories is my least favorite due to the card system. Overall, you can complete this in days. The worlds is the same as Final Mix. You can surprise enemies like Persona 4. If attack first, instead of Heartless appearing out of nowhere. Moving on Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days is the first multiplayer Kingdom Hearts game in the series. In 358/2 Days, players take control of Roxas, who is Sora nobody and lacks memories. During his time with Organization XII, Roxas meets Xion and Axel. The three form a bond and learn about each other.


kingdom hearts 358-2 days
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Note: 356/2 Days have no gameplay but only cutscences explain the overall storyline. Along with Kingdom Hearts Re Coded, if you want to watch the story go right ahead. Players will not get to play Kingdom Hearts Re Coded and 358 Days/2. Let’s skip to last two games of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix. Kingdom Hearts II is the sequel to first game on PS2. The plot is Sora, Donald and Goofy are suspended animation to regain their memories. Their memories were erased and alter by Namine’. Diz wants to Roxas to merge with Sora. Will Roxas memories become a reality? Kingdom Hearts II retains same mechanics from previous games. There is a Drive Gauge system, which Sora transforms and summon a character.


Kingdom Hearts II
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Got It Memorize

Kingdom Hearts II features new worlds like Land of Dragons (Mulan), Port Royal (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Pride Lands (The Lion King). KH II have quick time event called reaction, which makes the game more interactive. The game have side quest such as looking for jobs at Traverse Town. Players can play as two characters Roxas and Sora. Explore their stories and learn what impact they’ve in the story. Kingdom Hearts II is a huge step and ranked “greatest video games of all time”. It keeps the Disney and Square Enix magic as its predecessors. Lastly, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep is the prequel first game. The plot is three keyblade wielders Aqua, Ventus and Terra journey through worlds to find Master Xehanort. Players get to play as the three protagonist Aqua, Terra and Ventus.


: Birth by Sleep
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Each character have Deck Commands which unleash a powerful attack went gauge is fill. Another new mechanic “Surge” which is a mode that playable unleash powerful attacks called “Storm Command”. There are several new mechanics in Birth of Sleep, Shotlock is first person mode which you can target enemies. Dimension Link (D-Link) is similar to summoning in previous game. Command Board is similar to Itadaki Street or a board game. That’s the whole rundown on Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 remix. Sorry I can’t go into more detail because don’t want to make this post too long. You guys have to play them on your own and no spoilers. Kingdom Hearts is a great series and very melodrama storyline. The game gives you a message cherish your memories and friends.


Re Coded
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Create memories whether good or bad. You’re never alone in this world. Even, a nobody can have a heart. Kingdom Hearts III is available now and I would suggest to play HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix first. Birth of Sleep is one of my favorite due to battle system. Kingdom Hearts have three meaning in the story friends, memories and emotions. Fans of Disney get to see their favorite characters in this game. Something you will tear up in some in-game cutscenes. KH fandom would have to buy this game but 358/2 Days and Re Coded is not playable. Four playable games will keep you busy before III. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix is available now on PlayStation 4 at Amazon. Relive you memories growing playing Kingdom Hearts series on past video game consoles.



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