“Kingdom Hearts III” Named Best RPG at E3 Convention

As if the excitement over Kingdom Hearts III wasn’t high enough, the hotly anticipated game is now earning early praise from E3 game critics who named it “Best RPG.”

What’s happening:

  • Kingdom Hearts III has been named the Best Role Playing Game (RPG) by Game Critics at the 2018 E3 Convention (Electronic Entertainment Expo) held in Los Angeles this past June.
  • The Best RPG award was given to the brand new title along with over 30 other awards from North and South American media publications.
  • Kingdom Hearts III will be released on January 29, 2019 for the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, and the PlayStation 4.
  • Kingdom Hearts III is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

What they’re saying:

  • Ryan Lacina, Product Marketing Director at Square Enix: “The long-awaited third entry in the beloved Kingdom Hearts franchise brings together the magical worlds of Disney, Pixar and Square Enix. Fans can expect an RPG adventure of a lifetime, with all new worlds and characters, epic battles and a storyline filled with Disney magic.”

About Kingdom Hearts III:

  • Kingdom Hearts III tells the story of the power of friendship as Sora and his friends embark on a perilous adventure and support each other through difficult times. Set in a vast array of Disney worlds, Kingdom Hearts follows the journey of Sora, a young boy and unknowing heir to a spectacular power. Sora is joined by Donald Duck and Goofy, two emissaries sent by King Mickey from Disney Castle, to stop an evil force known as the Heartless from invading and overtaking the universe. Through the power of positivity and friendship, Sora, Donald and Goofy unite with iconic Disney and Pixar characters old and new to prevail tremendous challenges and persevere against the darkness threatening their worlds.

About the Kingdom Hearts Series:

  • Kingdom Hearts is a series of role-playing games created through the collaboration of Disney and Square Enix. Since the first Kingdom Hearts was released in March 2002 for the PlayStation 2, the series has expanded with several additional entries. The series celebrated its 15th anniversary on March 2017, and has shipped over 25 million units worldwide.