Kingdom Hearts Comes to Disney Springs

Kingdom Hearts Comes to Disney Springs

With Kingdom Hearts III right around the corner (I can’t believe it either), Square Enix and Disney are embracing the release with a marketing campaign the likes of which haven’t been seen for the series since the first game released fifteen years ago. So far, we’ve seen several trailers’ worth of sneak peeks at what awaits us, but until now demos for Kingdom Hearts III have only been playable by the lucky few (people with money and/or press passes) with access to the expos showcasing it.

Starting in December, Disney and Square Enix have been hosting their first ever “pop-up” shop for Kingdom Hearts III at Disney Springs in Orlando, FL. The event—which began on December 14th and runs until January 31st—will allow pretty much any fan who walks in off the street to play the demo of the game that, before now, has only been available at hard-to-reach expos. (more…)

GYGO: Banned Memes, Cancelled Esports, and Resurrected Franchises

GYGO: Banned Memes, Cancelled Esports, and Resurrected Franchises

Welcome to Gygo! I’m Kael, your local gaming news finder, and I’ve found myself stuck in yet another Oxygen Not Included binge this past week. Of course, that didn’t stop me from finding all these sweet headlines for your reading pleasure! (more…)

5 Surprising Things About Kingdom Hearts III From E3

5 Surprising Things About Kingdom Hearts III From E3

E3 2018 unveiled a flood of upcoming games for those of us who were lucky enough to be there or watching the proceedings on Twitch and YouTube. Personally, I think the week’s biggest highlights were Devolver’s hilariously entertaining conference full of blood, sarcasm, and Mahria Zook’s incredible acting; the beautiful same-sex kiss shown in the The Last of Us Part II trailer; and the three trailers for Kingdom Hearts IIIdue out January 29th, 2019that Square Enix generously graced us with. (more…)

GYGO: Banned Memes, Cancelled Esports, and Resurrected Franchises

Get Your Game On: Oh, It’s E3 Again

Welcome back to Wednesdays with me, your humble editor in chief! I have unsurprisingly fallen back into Overwatch thanks to the availability of every loot box. I’m a sucker for skins, what can I say! And I have the two most important ones thanks to some incredible luck: Barbarian Zarya and Shieldmaiden Brigitte. I can retire in peace. (more…)

Kingdom Hearts III Premier: What We’ve Learned

Kingdom Hearts III Premier: What We’ve Learned

On September 17th, 2002, Square Enix released Kingdom Hearts in the United States, and kids everywhere were introduced to one of the strangest, most convoluted, captivating crossovers to ever come out of Japan. (more…)