Boasts probably the most talented pool of voice actors ever collected for a video game, from several star-studded notables to Disney's fantastic stable of character actors. These voices vividly bring the characters to life.
It might have been possible to deal with such a ridiculously bad setup if melee was limited to bosses and occasional encounters, but in a wicked bit of irony, the miserable perspective is paired with an insanely ludicrous amount of battling.
If Kingdom Hearts 1 played as smoothly as Kingdom Hearts 2 this would be an easy 8.5. KH is charming and whimsical and captures the golden age Disney animation magic perfectly
But it is just so hard to go back after playing Kingdom Hearts 2
This game is the second kingdom hearts i played and its feel small compare to the rest of the games of the series but knowing it was the beginning i give it a pass, overall a good start to a successful franchise and music as well.
I don't really understand the praise this game gets. My main problem is that the combat is monotonous and even mind numbingly boring during the games harder sections. It's a button masher where you occasionally have to heal, so you can imagine how dull it gets throughout this 25 hour long game. This isn't to even mention the camera either. When it did impress me, however, is when it layed off with the combat and instead indulged in it's adventure aspects by letting me treasure hunt and find secrets within it's levels. The levels themselves were still fun to play around in, even though they're horribly lifeless by today's standard. It's story is also nothing to write home about. It's nice, but nothing amazing. The soundtrack is also worth mentioning as a highlight of the game. Although i had fun here and there, the combat was simply too prevalent to really enjoy it. I simply spent most of my time mashing the x button mindlessly over and over again for minutes on end.
Easily one of my least favorite games to get platinum on. I got it because I always heard great things about it but aside of the nostalgia of Disney characters that I've always known and loved everything about this game fell flat for me. I didn't care about any of the original characters, the story was a borefest, and the mechanics were awful. Then again, I never played them during their time so that could be why I'm not looking at this game through rose-colored glasses.
SummaryKingdom Hearts is the story of Sora, a 14-year-old boy whose world is shattered when a violent storm hits his island-paradise home, and is separated from his two closest friends, Riku, a 15-year-old boy, and Kairi, a 14-year-old girl. The storm scatters the three to differnt and unknown worlds. At the same time, there's turmoil in Disney...