Final Fantasy XVI has been officially announced and we've got a whole episode dedicated to discussing various elements that were disclosed!
In the initial sense, it means we're going to discuss the initial reaction, but there's also plenty of tangents about why we're excited about the direction and staff involved!
Darryl even gets on a bit of a soapbox!
With Melody of Memory releasing shortly, Tetsuya Nomura has already spoken about the future of the Kingdom Hearts franchise!
Speaking with Famitsu, Nomura said that fans should look forward to 2022, the franchise's 20th Anniversary and that planning has already started on the next Kingdom Hearts game.
As always, there's also plenty of questions from the community to discuss and it makes for a pretty lengthy discussion episode!
Rumours about the appearance of Final Fantasy XVI have been building up steam over the past three months and they have surfaced again on the eve of a brand new showcase for the PlayStation 5.
We discuss the signs that point towards a reveal of Final Fantasy 16 during this upcoming event and talk about how we hope things might change for the better if the game does indeed get announced.
Square Enix has revealed a whole host of details about Melody of Memory, including its release date, the price and some key story details!
Join us, as the KHU crew dive into all the latest details and answer some pretty interesting questions from the community as well!
Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition has now released and within this episode, we run-through out thoughts... warts and all.
It means we will be talking through the various enhancements and attempted improvements, with a focus on the multiplayer and how it actually works and affects the experience.
Thanks to an Austrian retailer, a potential release date for Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory has been revealed and it's sooner than you might think!
In addition to discussing what that might mean, there are plenty of questions about spirit animals, the Master of Masters and potential Remakes!
It's a game that was never made, but within this episode we delve into the possibilities that Final Fantasy X-0 would bring to the table.
For the first part, we discuss the merits of a scenario that would focus on Braska, Jecht and Auron and how they could have built this out to make it more interesting, despite us knowing small parts about the beginning, middle and end of their story.
This then shifts to how this particular narrative might appear, should it ever get made! And we round out the show with a brief look at Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition!
It's a Kingdom Hearts news bonanza episode this time around and it all kicks off with a crazy story from Japan.
This relates to the creation of Kingdom Hearts and how despite already having a decent concept, Disney Japan did not seek approval from their parent company before starting work on the game with Square.
In addition to this amazing story, there's also plenty more news and updates!
It's been a few months since the Final Fantasy 7 Remake released and Square Enix has started talking about what's next...!
Senior figures on the project, including Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase and Naoki Hamaguchi took part in an extensive segment within Famitsu and shared insights into the development of the first part and offered hints about what will appear in the future.
Episode 200 of Kingdom Hearts Union has arrived and it's time to celebrate!
For this episode, we took the extreme measure of livestreaming the recording so that as many people could join-in the celebration as possible. It should make for a slightly different experience, but one that we hope is enjoyable!
Thank you for all the support over the years, and here's to the future!
Final Fantasy has had so many great antagonists over the years... but who are our favourites?
That's the main topic of discussion today as Lauren and Darryl choose their favourite main antagonist and then choose a secondary antagonist for good measure and talk about why they feel as though the characters fit the roles in the way they do.
After a period of relative quite, Kingdom Hearts is back in the spotlight and we may have a new game to play sooner than we think!
Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory has now been rated by the ESRB, which means it's perhaps further along than we thought. But not just that, Dark Road is well underway and they even just announced a brand new anime for The World Ends With You!
Music has played such an important part in the success of the Final Fantasy franchise, but everyone has different tracks that appeal to them and different reasons for why.
Within this show, we discuss personal music picks from various games, discussing why they resonated and why the types of tracks may change over time.
We hope you enjoy this rather different style of episode!
After a whole host of announcements, the 2nd phase of the Kingdom Hearts franchise has begun!
This episode runs-through what we know about the 2nd phase, starting with Kingdom Hearts 3: Remind, Kingdom Hearts Union x Dark Road and Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory!
With the PS5 now much more tangible thanks to the successful reveal event, it's time to start talking about Final Fantasy 7 Remake on PS5!
In this episode, we discuss the PS5 Reveal, bounce around the games we were interested in and then discuss the realities of how Final Fantasy 7 Remake may appear on PS5.
Then, it's a fun discussion about what the future of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake Universe may look like on the PS5... spoiler free of course (in relation to the Remake, at least!)
There have been a ton of Kingdom Hearts reveals over the past two weeks and we're going to be running through all the important details!
PlayStation 5 also had its big reveal with the console showcased alongside a whole host of games and when you factor in a boat load of questions from the community, it makes for a bumper show!
As we approach the void left by E3 2020, rumours have started emanating about what might be getting revealed and some of them relate to Final Fantasy XVI.
That specific rumour spoke of its impending reveal during the Summer Games Fest, with Naoki Yoshida positioned as the director. However, Yoshida took the time to address the rumour, shooting it down by stating his commitment to Final Fantasy XIV.
In related news, Square Enix also published an interview with a new hire within Yoshida's Business Division... who was hired as the Battle Director for a brand new AAA Action RPG. The plot thickens!
Square Enix has delayed Kingdom Hearts Dark Road, citing current conditions as the reason!
We discuss what this means as well as diving into detail about the heavily rumoured CG show that's in production at Square Enix for Disney+. This comes from numerous high-profile sources and we can't wait to hear more!
This episode rests in the hands of our community, as they asked a whole host of questions about the Final Fantasy 7 Remake and beyond!
It leads, as always, to plenty of interesting debates between Lauren and Darryl as they discuss NPCs they dislike, what's going on with the Crystal Chronicles Remaster and Final Fantasy XVI... outside of important questions, such as Weapons, Summons and DLC within the Final Fantasy 7 Remake!
After Epic Games showed off their new technology for the PS5/XSX, we discuss what that might mean for the Kingdom Hearts franchise in the future.
We also discuss thoughts around the potential for Kingdom Hearts to be remade in the same way as Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Would this be good for the franchise and what story could be added?
Square Enix has released the Final Fantasy 7 Remake Ultimania Guidebook and there's so much to dive into and explore (spoiler-free of course!)
There's a strong focus on nuggets the development team revealed about the development of the game, but also what the future holds for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake project... and it makes for a rather passionate episode!
Cloud Strife and Sephiroth were absent from Kingdom Hearts 3... but will they return in the future? That's one of the main topics on today's episode as we answer a ton of questions from the community.
There's also some news relating to Kingdom Hearts Union x and the Summer Games Fest, a huge digital event that will be lasting for four months.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake has managed to sell 3.5 Million in three days, but what does this mean for the future of this mini-franchise?
What started off as a rudimentary news episode ended up becoming a much more intense discussion about what's next for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, but it also expands into Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age and PlayStation's Big In Japan sale!
We hope you enjoy the heated discussions!
Final Fantasy 7 Remake has now released, and given it has Tetsuya Nomura as the director... we wanted to discuss the many similarities that exist between both games.
It makes for an interesting episode, as Branden and Churro run-through the story, gameplay and many other aspects that tie together to make a pretty comprehensive Final Fantasy experience.
The Final Fantasy 7 Remake has now released worldwide and the five year saga has now closed... before another one begins!
Within this episode, we take a look at our first impressions of the game (spoiler free of course) and this relates to gameplay, presentation and with a light-touch on the story.
We hope you're all enjoying the game so far (if you picked it up!)