Toronto Sun: "Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix is full of beautifully animated worlds and nostalgic throwbacks to classic Disney movies. Unfortunately, it brings virtually nothing new or fresh to this aging series."
Hit seeking article, don't click.
It's called hitbaiting. In addition to advising fellow users not to click, please also advise them to downvote the source.
Have you ever seen an issue of the Toronto Sun? It's a tabloid, not a real newspaper. Isn't this what tabloids do?
Toronto Sun is notorious for being anti Sony and M$ suck ups. They are the shame of Canada.
2/5? yea i dont even have to read the article to know its wrong.
Well, have you played the HD port yet? 'Cause we've had some real stinkers. Sure, KH1.5 isn't one of 'em--for once, it seems Square-Enix really went all out and did a bang-up job--but until a day or two ago, it could well have been as plagued with technical issues as Zone of the Enders or--worse--the Jak & Daxter Vita collection.
I'm playing it now and have come across no issues. This is definitely fishng for hits.
@SoulSercher: That's about what I expected. I've only had time to sink maybe 2 hours into the game (too busy with real life... and Gundam Breaker....) but even that was enough to impress me. Easily the best-done HD port I've seen so far, narrowly inching out Okami.
The low score is due to the lack of new content. But ok, keep flaunting your opinion around with no basis or counters to an argument that you aren't even going to read. And it's true, I can't count how many times the child Sora character model and animations have been re-used. Dream Drop distance even took the same model and retextured it.
This has more new content than most HD collections. They made the control scheme better and it is the Final Mix version which most people outside of Japan haven't played.
Are you kidding me? I just finished playing the game and for it being an old game and still gives me the same charm and warm hearted feeling I got when I was a kid, That tell's you something. This game is and forever will be a masterpiece! I can't wait until KH2 HD and KH3. Oh and btw this is probably the best HD remake I have ever played or seen. This is how you remake a game.
Agreed. It's making me realize just how awesome the PS2 era really was. I have to force my cousin to play it next time he's over since he never has.
No doubt! This is my second favorite game of all time just after Metal Gear Solid series.
Right on. The further away we get from the PS2 era, the more I want to return to it. So many great games. Many games had visuals that just worked so well with style and art design, they still hold up today. Hence, all these HD versions and ports...
Wtf? KH is a classic. This author must be a 14 year old call of duty junkie who's too young to know what a good game actually is. Hint: It's not looking through a rifle scope.
Kingdom Hearts is more of a kiddie game than CoD is.
Subject matter is what make things truly adult or kiddie. Obsessing over big boobs, blood, headshots, and guns is the place of a teenager who has yet to become a man....or woman. Cant leave out the ladies now can we.
So just because it has Disney characters so it is kiddie right? You sir are an ignorant.
I challenge you to make sense of their story!
Blasphemy I tell you.
It's the Toronto Sun people. Like every newspaper that does reviews, ignore it.
It's hit baiting to give games negative reviews. We can only give games positive reviews.
"Unfortunately, it brings virtually nothing new or fresh to this aging series." Okay guys! We need to start docking points for every HD remake cause they don't add anything new. Even though theyre clearly just HD remakes and not reboots. Got it? Okay!
Plenty of HD remakes do new things. Wind waker is adding a lot of features, halo anniversary added a good amount of new lore to the series. FANBOYS EVERYWHERE. This is why the kingdom hearts fandom always appears on virtually EVERY list of worst gaming fandoms out there.
Are you [email protected] kidding me? Kingdom hearts has one of the best fan bases out there! It's not like call of duty and sonic where the fans contribute almost nothing to the series (I would know I'm part of the sonic fan base -_-) but any ways they added a lot of new things.all of the models are brand new, all of the descents have been remade in hd, the final remix versions have extra story added to them, there us a lot they did compared to most hd remakes
"Unfortunately, it brings virtually nothing new or fresh to this aging series." It's an HD remake of the original. Of course there would be nothing new. The reviewer should go jump off a cliff.
"Unfortunately, it brings virtually nothing new or fresh to this aging series." Its an HD remake you idiot. The story or gameplay isn't going to change drastically. Enjoy the final mix extras if you never played the imported Jp only version.
2/5 lol i wont bother reading that piece of crap KH is epic nuff said
How is one supposed to bring anything "new or fresh" to a simple HD port? This isn't a new game. Square Enix SHOULDN'T be adding anything.
Wow what this guy expect Kingdom Hearts 3 in this collection? A high level of fail in the headline alone.
it brings nothing new to the series. Well duh, it is a hd rerelease.COME ONN!!!- Gob Bluth
Since it was PS3, I assumed that more content would be voiced over. They could've at least did something like Rune Factory Tides of Destiny. The part where when you speak to someone you hear a voice reminder to supplement the text content. I assume since I'm used to this gen a lot more content is voiced over then back in the Ps2 days. Games like Tales of Xilla et have a lot of voiced content. It's still not 100% perfect but it helps a lot when a game has a high percentage of voiced content. Also, I loved it the first time I played it but for some reason it just became frustrating this time around. Not because of difficulty but annoyance. When I got to traverse town I run around the place looking at cut scenes in the attempt to reach the next stages of the game. After an hour of getting no where I gave up. I guess after playing games that had quest markers such as Skyrim I've gotten lazy. It's still a wonderful game but, sadly my patience level isn't as good as when I was younger. I loved the game to much that my expectations where overrated.
No offense but you've had your hand held for a very long time this gen. That wasn't the case in the ps2 era. Back in my day (trying to sound old here lol) we actually had to look for the door or the passage way to progress through the game. Now everything is shaded differently to tell you where to go, it glows, or it just plain tells you wherr to go. How I miss those days.
No offense taken. This is exactly the conclusion I had. The only thing that hurts me is my patience these days. Like I said I really loved this game on the ps2. Now having a copy to replay shatters the great memories I had playing them a second time. The only game that I played multiple times from start to finish is Chorno Trigger. Not new game plus multiple versions across platforms. It only disappointment me once when I had to return the rental. I want to keep the good memories of this awesome game.
Da hell, why KH 1.5 gets 2/5? This is ridiculous, I ain't reading that thing.
What a load of BS, This game/series is at least a 9/10 and it was a pretty good port
"Bullshit!" this game looks even better then it's ps2 counter part running in full HD on PCSX!!! I would know I have a 110" screen to test it on! Plus it's 5.1 which the ps2 version is only 2.0
They're treating this HD remake as if it was a brand-new game in the series. The preview tagline alone is a good enough reason to just not click this article.
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