Developer: Square-Enix Publisher: Square-Enix System: Playstation Portable Genre: Roleplaying Number of Players: 1 Disks: Unknown ESRB Rating: Unknown Our Rating: N/A Directed By: Tetsuya Nomura & Tomohiro Hasegawa
Japan: Currently Unknown
Europe: Currently Unknown
North America: Currently Unknown
The legendary Keyblade is said to hold
Some legends say that long ago, its wielder saved the world,
while some say that he brought chaos and ruin upon it.
(Ansem Report 8)
The trailer shown at the Tokyo Game Show 2007 has
got everyone on their toes for the first of three new
Kingdom Hearts games, here we have Kingdom Hearts Birth
by Sleep for the Playstation Portable which is
a prequel to KH1. Here is the trailer summary:
The beginning of the trailer shows scenes from the ending
of Kingdom Hearts 1 followed by text that reads "Deep
Past" and "Shut-Eyes gives birth to the concealed
Next we see two young males (who were in the secret ending
of Kingdom Hearts 2) in a place resembling Hollow Bastion.
The first young male can only be described as a Roxas look-a-like.
He's talking to the other boy who sports black hair (we
believe he's called Terra) and says "Ven.".
Many scenes flash on the screen before stopping on a bald
old man with goatee known as "Master Xehanort",
he calls the black haired male "Terra".
A Keyblade appears in Terra's hands.
The scene cuts and we're shown two worlds, Olympus Coliseum
is back (how can you have a Kingdom Hearts game without
tournaments?) Followed by a world that can only be described
as "Sleeping Beauty" which makes sense
as Maleficent has been the villain (and co-villain) for
the past games.
Next we see Terra (the black haired young male) engaging
combat against the darkly dressed male warrior who
we saw in KH2's secret ending video that Master Xehanort
created. Terra manages to force the helmet off his dark
opponent but we're unable to see his face.
King Mickey is shown summoning a Keyblade that is
a cross between sword and wand, he is wearing different
clothes from usual so we know that Birth By Sleep is a prequel
to KH1. The scene cuts quickly to Terra on a beach observing
two kids, the two figures become clearer, it's Sora and
Riku playing. The trailer ends with these words from
Terra: "Please don't depend on me, just erase me...friend."
One Line Rumours
Dark warrior (helmet unknown) is Terra's brother. ~Jetzudan
Master Xehanort posesses Terra and creates KH2 Xehanort.
Terra is Xehanort's apprentice/disciple ~Xagzan
You will be able to play as Mickey and travel through time
as him, which is the only possibility that Mickey can talk
to Sora in a prequel (as seen in the scan from yesterday
of Traverse Town). Also in the trailer summary it said that
Terra was looking at Sora on the beach, which could be the
moment that he chose Sora as the new keyblade bearer. ~
In the Famitsu Trailer overall summary, it says "It
seems the above three are full story on the new projects.
At the end of the trailers, we see "Hidden" "Days
are" "Born from sleep", words which embody
the three trailers. Then we see "The story leads on
to an approaching time." which puts us in the mind
of the three titles being linked to the next game."
"Hidden" meaning the lost memory in Coded - "Days
are" signifying 358/2 Days - "Born from sleep"
referring ro Birth by Sleep.
"Hidden Days are Born by Sleep" - This phrase
is probably highly significant for a future title that ties
everything together from the three games (Kingdom Hearts
3?). ~ Quoted from KHU Forums, written by The Graceful Assassin
Terra and Xehanort Theory
Master Xehanort will takeover Terra--the resemblance between
Xehanort (young) and Terra is just too much. After the takeover
some part of Terra may remain. This is the part you face
in Kingdom Hearts 2 and is possibly why he asks his friends
to forget about him because he is no longer a whole person.
Xehanort didn't do his job as a Keyblade Wielder, he was
evil and it was up to Terra, Ven and Aqua to stop him in
his tracks. They win the battle which makes Xehanort disappear.
Perhaps when he disappeared he fell into a deep sleep and
he wakes up, or is reborn (Birth by Sleep) during Kingdom
Hearts (or Kingdom Hearts 2). Ansem stumbles apon Xehanort,
but he can't remember anything but his name. At some point
Xehanort transforms into a Heartless and Nobody (Xemnes)
and Sora vanquishes him which puts him back in a deep sleep
and he is reborn (again) after Kingdom Hearts 2 but this
time he has retained his memories. This is a good theory
because Nomura said a big part of the new series is Xehanorts
If the creators of these theories would like a word about
this page then please contact me at khextreme_staff(@)hotmail.co.uk
(remove the brackets from the "@" sign)
Probably the best place to find KHII videos from is KHE. I've aquired the full version of the KHII ending. The previous KHII ending was sliced by the uploader into small scenes which confused the viewers and it made no sense. The video is 17 minutes long. The file size is 95.86MB. I've also aquired more KHII cutscenes. Yet all these videos will contain spoilers. So download at your own risk. And please don't discuss anything that featured in any of these videos in the comments page.
1UP has added a preview on it's site. It talks about the release of KHII in Japan and how you start off in KHII. It also talks about the new dodge system, where if you press triangle at the right time you'll trigger a battle sequence where you'll perform a various attacks on your enemy. They've also added new videos for us viewers.
After the release of KHII in Japan. Square Enix decided to finally open the Twilight Town section. Twilight Town is an interactive section. It makes you search the whole town to find wallpapers and I found it extremely hard. This is because if you want to search a new section of Twilight Town you need to answer 2 questions in Japanese. You have to get 2 of them right in a row. It then gets harder and reaches 5 questions. Which means answering 5 questions in a row lets you explore the new section. It would have been pretty easy if the questions were in English but unfortunately they aren't. As I worked my butt off to get you these wallpapers exploring every part of Twilight Town. Anyway most importantly. I hope you enjoy viewing these wallpapers.
I've inserted the wallpapers on another page since it was taking a large amount of space. If you would like to view them just click on the read full article. The reason I inserted it on the next page was because I wanted to insert some KHII poems here. These poems were taken from a user called Kingdomliberty. I would like to thank him for supplying us with the poems.
Pathway to Twilight
“Ahead of you lies a road” Which one will you choose? Take the left, and go down the path of darkness Take the right, and follow the way to the light
Standing at this crossroad, three paths are now in sight Choose the one that leads to day Or everlasting night
The middle road is one less traveled One many do not know For it takes great courage, strength, and bravery If you choose this path to go
Although you will encounter here The thoughts and dreams of past You have shown to overcome your fear And find the light at last
To travel this path you must give up Something you hold so dear If you walk down this dusty road Your memories may reappear
Memories from long ago When you vowed to stand and fight You’ll find the one you long for most Down the pathway to twilight
Braving the darkness And finding the path That leads me to you
We are connected You and I And our hope keeps us together
With you here beside me You give me the strength to walk on Knowing that someday…
I’ll find you waiting And we’ll walk on together Towards the coming dawn
I know I’ll find you waiting Although my heart’s a battleground I can see you standing there
And I’m running to you To see you again And I’m fighting through the illusions
My fears are lies And nothing stands in the way Of getting to you
The illusions disappear And all that’s left is you and I Together