It's redundant to mention that the latest batch of screenshots from Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix are highlighted by their various Disney guest stars, but without the characters spawned by the House of Mouse this would be just another moon-eyed Japanese roleplaying epic, so we'll take it.

In this particular batch, we see Cinderella, Ariel, the neon-lit characters from Tron, and, of course, Mickey, Goofy and Donald, among others. Though Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix is an enhanced reissue of Kingdom Hearts 2 and Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep, the inherently cartoonish Disney style loses nothing in the jump to the higher-definition aesthetics of the PlayStation 3. The inevitable Kingdom Hearts 3 will likely make Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix pale in comparison, but these images suggest that fans won't be bothered by jagged polygons or blurry textures during this adventure.

No solid release date has yet been established for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix, but Square Enix hopes to release the PlayStation 3 exclusive compilation at some point during 2014.
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Kingdom Hearts 2.5 Remix

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FINAL MIX VERSION OF KINGDOM HEARTS II COMING THIS YEAR
New Screenshots Available for KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX
LOS ANGELES (May 30, 2014) – For the first time, the FINAL MIX versions of KINGDOM HEARTS II and KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep will be making their way to North America. KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX allows players to have Sora go head-to-head with Roxas at the Station of Awakening. Players will also have access to secret boss battles, new weapons, abilities, mini-games and additional cutscenes that help explain the story of KINGDOM HEARTS.

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX also includes HD remastered cinematics from KINGDOM HEARTS Re:coded, the game that sent Sora on an adventure in the digital world. Sora, Riku and the rest of the characters of the beloved franchise will come to life later this year, with cutscenes and battles recreated from scratch for this gorgeous HD remastered collection for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

The new KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX screenshots are available to download on the press site.

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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