Few game series carry such a reputation for obtuse and puzzling storylines as Kingdom Hearts. The series that began as an ambitious crossover project has produced a complex interwoven mythology. Compounding the difficulty is the series' tendency to add supplemental scenes out of sequence, and for several characters to appear in multiple distinct ways.To help you navigate the convoluted tangle that is the Kingdom Hearts story, we’ve compiled this simple primer that will get you up to speed ahead of Kingdom Hearts 3's release on January 25.Kingdom Hearts 3: The Basic GistRight now you’re likely interested in the most important information you need to understand what’s happening when you begin playing Kingdom Hearts 3.As of the start of Kingdom Hearts 3, the Keyblade Master Xehanort has been reconstituted and plans to start a war that will force the warriors of light and darkness against each other. He hopes that, in doing this, he will reforge the original Keyblade, … [Read more...] about Unlocking Kingdom Hearts: A Story Recap
A Hitman story recap has emerged online to get players up to speed before Hitman 2‘s release later this month. The fan-created webpage, which gives an extremely detailed look back at Hitman‘s plot, has gone live ahead of the sequel’s release date on November 13. The website, which can be found here, was created by the Hitman fan known solely as White. A self-described Hitman lore expert, White worked alongside the Hitman forum’s community to give a ridiculously detailed account of the story of Hitman 2‘s predecessor. The recap begins with Hitman‘s prologue, before the recap takes a deep dive into each of the title’s episodes. Chief among the information on show is each and every target available to take out in each of the episodes. The recap also enables Hitman fans to see CGI footage from the first game, such as the mission briefing and mission cutscene. A substantial account of each of the episodic story lines have been typed up by White … [Read more...] about Hitman Fan Story Recap Created to Get Players Up to Speed Before Hitman 2
Red Dead Redemption 2 is now out in the wild, eight years after RDR. This article will serve as a story recap of what happened in the original game and to some of its characters before you dive into Red Dead Redemption 2. Do note that we may have missed several points of the story in the game but have managed to squeeze in the main story and theme of it. Red Dead Redemption 2 Story Red Dead Redemption is an action-shooter game developed by Rockstar and is notoriously famous for its gameplay mechanics and an interesting open-world. The story is utterly compelling and some even dictate Red Dead Redemption as the best game by Rockstar. Even the grand titles like Grand Theft Auto and Bully do not compare to this game to some. In case you didn’t get a chance to try it out, we have a quick story recap of everything that happened in Red Dead Redemption. The proper game is set around 1911, in the Wild West. The world in the Wild West is changing and the lawless lands are being taken over … [Read more...] about Red Dead Redemption 2 Story – What Happened in RDR?
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is out next week, bringing the reboot trilogy to an appropriate third act climax. If you’ve missed the story so far – and let’s be real, with years between each game and a lot of lore buried in collectables, the details might’ve gotten fuzzy – Square Enix has provided a nifty new trailer breaking down exactly what happened in the last two games so you’ll be up to speed on the new one. 2012’s Tomb Raider, of course, has Lara Croft picking up her father’s treasure hunting habits and sailing off in search of adventure. A shipwreck and a band of cultists on mysterious island mean that the whole adventure gets bit more violent than she was expecting, though, and the evil spirit of an ancient Japanese queen certainly doesn’t help. While she’s escaping that island, clues begin to surface around an organization called Trinity, which properly makes its debut in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Here Lara’s … [Read more...] about Get prepped for Shadow of the Tomb Raider with a 12 minute story recap
Kingdom Hearts 3 is releasing next year, giving longtime fans of the franchise the opportunity to see their favorite characters from Final Fantasy and Disney once more. However, newcomers to the franchise might have a hard time figuring out its story without playing the previous titles. The developers come in with the save, announcing that Kingdom Hearts 3 will include a recap feature to let new players know the whole story as they play. The news about the recap of the whole Kingdom Hearts story in the upcoming title comes from series director Tetsuya Nomura during a talk with VG247. According to him, there will be videos and more explaining the story before Kingdom Hearts 3, so that any newcomers don’t feel left out or drop the game due to lack of interest. He stated: We have included several elements in Kingdom Hearts 3 to explain the story and get newcomers up to speed the minimum required level of understanding, including a series of videos to explain the story so far at … [Read more...] about Is Kingdom Hearts 3 Your First In The Series? A Story Recap Will Be Included In The Game