SXSW has awarded the Disney/Square Enix collaboration Kingdom Hearts III with the Gaming Award for Excellence in Animation. Tai Yasue, Co-Director, accepted the award through a video on Twitter.

What’s Happening:

  • Kingdom Hearts III, the most recent roleplaying game in the Disney/Square Enix fan-favorite game series, has been awarded the Gaming Award for Excellence in Animation by SXSW.
  • Co-Director Tai Yasue accepted the award through a video message on Twitter.
  • The video game features characters from Tangled, Frozen, Big Hero 6, Toy Story, Monster’s Inc., Hercules, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Winnie the Pooh.
  • Players play alongside Mickey, Donald, and Goofy on this RPG to prevent another Keyblade War.
  • Kingdom Hearts III was re-released on March 17th in an “All-in-One Package” that includes the following games:
    • Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX
      • Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
      • Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories
      • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (HD Remastered cinematics)
      • Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix
      • Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final MIX
      • Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (HD Remastered cinematics)
    • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
      • Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD
      • Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep –A fragmentary passage–
      • Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover (movie)
    • Kingdom Hearts III
  • There is also downloadable additional content for Kingdom Hearts III called “Kingdom Hearts III: Re Mind.”