Reviews and Problems with KINGDOM HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories
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Let's Forget Things Faster!
1 March 2010
Excerpt: When announced, Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ boasted quite the deal for Japanese gamers. Besides numerous additions towards the main game, Final Mix+ came with a second disc containing a PlayStation 2 remake of the Game Boy Advance game, Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories .
Summary: Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories for the PS2 has been quite a long time coming. Originally announced as a pack-in extra for Kingdom Hearts 2: Final Mix in Japan, Chain of Memories was a complete remake of the GBA title released back in 2005.
Excerpt: While Square Enix’s recent Chrono Trigger remake has been sponging up the spotlight, the famed Japanese RPG publisher/developer snuck another re-imagining of one of their favorite franchises onto retail shelves.
Excerpt: I have trouble admitting that I like the Kingdom Hearts series. Any time I do, the other person inevitably asks “Isn’t that the one with the Disney characters?” This is followed by an awkward silence, broken by me saying something about getting another drink before I slink off to some back room to...
Conclusion: Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories is a solid game. This game is necessary own for Kingdom Hearts fan, it merges the stories nicely, and provides a new innovative way to play in the world of Kingdom Hearts.
Excerpt: When Square Enix re-releases RPG games, they often tread a fine line between creating thoughtful remakes or hatred-inspiring rehashes. I'm happy to report that Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, a PS2 port of a GBA game, falls in the former category-it's a worthy addition to the much beloved...
Pros: Challenging combat, addictive card system, overall game is paced very well
Excerpt: Just to clear up any misconceptions going in, Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories is not a brand-new entry in the series, nor does it add much to the series mythology. Rather, Re: Chain of Memories is an upgraded port of the 2004 GBA game with upgraded visuals, but not much else.