Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Have a Story Summary to Help You Non-Xehanort Heads Out There

"Garwsh, Sora! This summary is three hours long!"

Though you'd expect a game about Goofy and Donald Duck saving the world to be straightforward, the lore behind the Kingdom Hearts series is just a wee bit dense. Square Enix knows it, too. That's why Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura is working on a series of videos that summarize the story behind the Kingdom Hearts series. They should (hopefully) make the lore easier to understand.

Nomura talked about the upcoming series in a recent interview with Famitsu. There will be five videos / episodes, and the whole shebang will probably be a few hours long. The Japanese version of the story summary should be available soon on the Kingdom Hearts website. It'll reportedly be available in Kingdom Hearts 3 itself as well.

"I have no idea what the hell these games are about" is the number-one reason potential newcomers are scared away from the Kingdom Hearts games. While there are fan-made summaries galore, a focused story breakdown from Square Enix itself will be a valuable resource to point series newbies to—especially with Kingdom Hearts 3 on the horizon. It looks great, and the inclusion of new Disney properties like Frozen and Wreck-It Ralph has already piqued the curiosities of people who generally aren't into Kingdom Hearts games because they're so inaccessible (myself included, cough cough).

Still, though—a three-hour story summary? That just says it all, I suppose. For now, use our Kingdom Hearts 3 guide to wade through the information currently available about the game.

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