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Of course there's a PS4 rerelease of Kingdom Hearts II coming

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I love LinkedIn. It might not be terribly helpful with getting me a day job, but the way folks still feel obligated to update their resumes anyway in a public manner gives up a lot of fun little tidbits for this whole "games and anime reporting" thing I do on the side. 

The latest thing to file under "Just A Rumor But So Plausible It's Obvious" is that according to the updates of Osaka-based game developer Richard VanDeventer, Square Enix may be working on a project called Kingdom Hearts 2.9 for the PS3 and PS4. As for exactly what that is, little detail was forthcoming, though the titling implies a possible "remaster" of Kingdom Hearts II, which last appeared on the PS3 as Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix. 

Some might question the necessity of yet another remaster - not even a year past the last remaster - but on the PS4 it does make sense. A goodly number of PS4 users skipped the PS3 last generation, to hear Sony tell it, and this would be a good chance to hook them on the franchise and catch them up on its convoluted lore (that shit is more complicated than Metal Gear, I swear). If they can add enough extra content - say, the extra "0.4" added to the title and perhaps some new hooks for Kingdom Hearts III, they could grab the existing fans as well.

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