The story of Kingdom Hearts has one of the longest-running coherent stories in gaming history, having ties to ten years prior to Kingdom Hearts 3D’s release in 2012 and across many games. Newcomers to the series are likely to be a bit uninformed by now, so I feel that I must summarize the story thus far.

Note that there are massive series spoilers here, and I have dramatically condensed the summaries, so you’ll probably find bunches of random notes popping up when they probably would’ve been better placed earlier. I did not cover every single thing, so note that; I just grabbed the major stuff out of my memories.

These are in the order of their plots in relevance to the series placement, not their actual release dates.


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  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    19 June 2014
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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How to handle yourself in the myriad (and tourist-unfriendly) sleeping worlds with a complete walkthrough of the main story, from both Sora and Riku's perspective. Plus extensive listings and tips to help you complete all the Reports, grab all the trophies and generally feel good about yourself. Nope, you're not dreaming; it's all in here!

Also Inside Our Detailed Strategy Guide:

  • A summary of the overarching Kingdom Hearts storyline so far.
  • Dozens of high quality screenshots to augment your reading experience.
  • The lowdown on the secret (and tough-as-nails) post-game boss.
  • Detailed listings of all the collectable items, commands and keyblades.
  • How to synthesise all of the friendly Spirits and what abilities they provide.
  • The requirements for all the trophies and tips on how to obtain them.
  • All you need to know about the Flick Rush tournaments.

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