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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Kingdom Hearts

One of my favorite video games EVER!!!!!
Kingdom Hearts
-A series of action role playing games developed and published by Square Enix.
-It's a collaboration between Square Enix and Disney Interactive Studios.
-Crossover of various Disney settings based in a universe made specifically for the series.
-Includes many Disney characters and their voice actors, such as Haley Joel-Osment, David Gallagher, and Hayden Panettiere
-Characters from the Final Fantasy games also make appearances and they interact along with the Disney characters with the main character. The series centers on the main player, Sora and his search for his friends Kairi and Riku. As if it was not painfully obvious, this game has a lot of Japanese anime/manga aspects to it
Deep Jungle level, where you meet Tarzan, Jane, and her bodyguard, Clayton
-The first game shows how Sora is separated from his friends Riku and Kairi in their world, Destiny Islands. It is being invaded by creatures known as the Heartless. During the invasion, Sora comes upon a weapon called the Keyblade, which allows him to fight the Heartless. He soon arrives in another world, called Traverse Town, where he comes upon Donald Duck and Gooft, 2 emissaries from the Disney Castle sent by King Mickey to find the owner of the Keyblade. The 3 then band together and travel to the different worlds themed after various Disney films, sealing the hearts of the world to protect them from further invasions by the Heartless. Along the way, they encounter a group of famous Disney villains led by Maleficent, who are controlling the Heartless to capture maidens called "The Princesses of Heart", and plan to use their power to open the door to "Kingdom Hearts" and rule over all the worlds.

-Though they eventually beat Maleficent, the 3 find that a man named Ansem has been using Maleficent and plans to obtain eternal darkness by opening the Kingdom Hearts door using a Keyblade of his own. Sora, Donald, Goofy beat Ansem and seal the door to Kingdom Hearts with the help of Riku and King Mickey on the other side of the door. This leads to a sequel, Chain of Memories, where the 3 begin searching for Riku and King Mickey.
The level Monstro from Pinocchio in what may be the Japanese release of this game

-The game moves from one story to the next through the use of cutscenes.
-Gummi ships are very vital in this game. They are the main mode of moving in this game. It is similar to a rail shooter type of action in games. In this game, Jiminy Cricket is the royl chronicler apponted by Queen Minnie.
-As enemies are defeated, the players can level up, where they grow stronger and gain access to new abilities.

Traverse Town

The boss level of Atlantica, Ursula

-Most of the music is basically Tokyo pop music, or orchestra music composed by Yoko Shimomura. And the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra did music for this. In the game, Japanese pop star Utada Hikaru sang the songs, "Hikari" and "Passion", which translate in to "Simple and Clean" and "Sanctuary" from their Japanese translations.

Voice acting
-Bill Farmer: King Mickey, Goofy, Donald Duck
-Haley Joel-Osment: Sora
-Hayden Panettiere: Kairi
-David Gallagher: Riku




Peter Pan




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