Best Kingdom Hearts Games


The Top Ten

1 Kingdom Hearts II

This is my second favorite game of all time and favorite KH game ever. This game just blew me away. I'm not talking about the beginning with Roxas; I'm talking about when the game REALLY begins. First off the graphics are beautiful and still are to this day. The animation is better than most games and it's overall well done. Also the controls in my opinion are perfect. The platforming is actually good and the fighting is spot on. I don't care what you people say; the difficulty was NOT too easy, it was just right. I played and beat this game on proud mode, how about you? The story was very well done. This game almost made me cry in some parts and there were plenty of plot twists. I'm still shocked at how good Disney did on the story. And finally one of the very best parts of the game if not the best part: the music. The music is absolutely beautiful. I love it, I love it, I love it. Don't hate on me for this, but I think that this game has the best soundtrack in ANY game. It's just so ...more

Best game in history, I'm done. Please just put this game at number one, it's impossible for it not to be the best game, it allowed for the player to choose many modes and just destroyed everything, it made you insanely OP at then end which made it even more fun.

Kingdom Hearts is the best game series I ever played. KH2 is the best because of the mixture of the amazing action and storyline. The forms are pretty awesome. I loved the rest in the series, but this one is the best game ever!

Such a classic, never gets old - codgtamk34

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2 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

The best game in the series. Aqua, Ven and Terra, at least to me, are a better trio than Sora/Riku/Kairi and Axel/Roxas/Xion because of a multitude of reasons, the most important being they ALL played a crucial role in the story itself. The story was amazingly powerful and moving for a non numbered game and brought many emotions to the surface, be it joy, sadness or the feeling of helplessness. I myself cried in multiple points during the narrative, especially during Aquas story and the Last Episode. The two main antagonists are amazing and well crafted, Xehanort portraying the perfect puppet master while Vanitas acts as the somewhat unbalanced enforcer. The gameplay is better than every other game in the series by far and flows perfectly. I just... This game is amazing and deserves the top spot.

Shame it was on psp, cause this game easily had the most interesting story, characters and environments, amazing soundtrack, insane graphics for a mobile game, and totally balanced gameplay that was a blast in multiplayer too. The single player campaign is stuffed with secrets and hidden endings and the like that keeps you going for hours. And you don't have to know anything about the previous games to get into it.

I think this game is the best because of it's maturity, by far the best villain, and three of the most deeply moving stories that Kingdom Hearts has offered!

This is such a beautiful and mature game with such an amazing story and my personal favorite.

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3 Kingdom Hearts

This is the game that started it all. This is the game that defined my childhood. This is the game that led us on the start of an unforgettable journey. In my opinion, the original Kingdom Hearts is the best in the franchise (with KH2 being my second favorite). The best thing about it was it's ability to keep everything simple yet clean (see what I did there? ) from the story to the gameplay, the original KH built on the foundation on making everything really straightforward, but really fun at the same time (something that the series has driven away from (not that the series isn't good anymore)). Now of course, the story may be very simple compared to the others, and isn't that deep, but it still is certainly really good, and has those "oh my gosh! " moments that made you love the game even more. I'll admit, the combat has a LOT of issues here and there, but the amount of great content the game has to offer will make you overlook those issues, and make you craving and wanting to jump ...more

In my opinion, this game is the best Kingdom Hearts game. It is the most Disney-centered game in the series. It has a simple plot, but a good one. A main part of plot is focused around defeating the Disney villains who are trying to kidnap Disney princesses. The Disney worlds are amazing. As a Disney fan, I feel like this game brings out the most Disney, which is why it is my favorite Kingdom Hearts game.

Although Birth By Sleep is a close runner up, the first Kingdom Hearts is unparalleled in its execution. The sense of awe and wonder, the powerful emotional resonance, and the nostalgic quest through classic worlds all added up to an unforgettable gaming experience. I cried real tears at the end, both times I played it. Kingdom Hearts is truly one of a kind.

This game has to be number 1. I mean sure, it’s difficult. But this game has a better storyline, better graphics, awesome gameplay, beautiful open worlds, epic music and amazing Boss Battles (most likely Chernabog and Maleficent). This game is also emotional (that scene where Sora stabs himself on the heart and gained all other princess’ hearts to bring them back is a huge highlight of the game). It’s amazing that how it’s gotten sequels and does better at that point on! This is the best Disney/Kingdom Hearts game ever made. It has to be number 1.

And here’s my message, please bring back Chernabog to the series in a better way. That game is amazing, but DDD ruined him. So bring him to KHIII or many more. - asantalo

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4 Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days

This game is awesome it the only one I have at the moment I'm saving up for the next one recoded I love it it funny cool and great all at the same time amazing!

358/2 Days probably has probably the most impactful storyline, because if you've played KH2 you know what must become of our leads and it truly feels like its own Tragedy. You really grow to sympathize and understand the characters, this is especially true for Axel, who is probably one of the more well-liked persons of the series. The situation and characters really make this game memorable and its nice to actually have the leads sit down, talk, and joke around with each other throughout the entire game.

This game was so emotion for me and when I get emotion and bawl my eyes out I love games even more. There was so much feeling in this game and always will stand as the best kingdom hearts game in story line and in character (their reactions are perfect)

I'm looking forward to buying kh 1.5 for the cutscenes

I love the story, my first kingdom hearts

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5 Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance

Dream Drop Distance serves as my latest top 3 favorite game in the series. I really love the new worlds, especially Symphony of Sorcery but I wish that the creators would utilize more segments into the world than just half from the movie. The outcome in the game is quite unexpected. The inclusion of the Flowmotion system really enhances the 3DS experience.

It was just Riku and Sora working together and it was amazing. The soundtrack and game play was beautiful

This game is most definitely the best of them all. The Flowmotion was amazingly done. It really changed up the play style while still keeping it fun. I loved how you could play as both Sora and Riku. The story was one of the best in the series too.

Dream Drop Distance has some of the best combat, story telling and villians. The huge focus on Xehanort is really excellent. The only issue I have with this game was the Drop System; it was more of a pain then anything- really scratched a new flawless game. Some may dislike the lack of Disney focus, but it felt like the game was more story driven then useless worlds that served only as sidequests. This game for me comes second to Birth By Sleep.

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6 Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories

Under rated. The card system is fun to fight with because of the variety of commands and I liked customizing my deck. Can see why no one else likes it but for me its basically a guilty pleasure

VERY underrated game. Many hated it because of the huge departure from the originals.

Way too easy, but it's still a good game. - Gehenna

The Black Sheep the story is awesome and there are challenging battles one thing that hurt its reception is that it doesn’t hold your hand I love when games do that seriously it infected gaming since 2005 is why modern gaming is dull. Similar to the fact that Steven Spielberg lost his edge in filmmaking.

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7 Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Remix

I have this game and it's the best one I've played I am waiting for kingdom hearts 2.5

Its still the best you have 2 games that you can play and one movie who can watch absolutely incredible

The first I played and the best in my opinion

This game is awesome its a remake of kingdom hearts final mix and kingdom hearts final mix 2 and kingdom hearts re chain of memories and exclusive cut scens from kingdom hearts 358/2 days and its for the ps3 now tell me this game isn't awsomw

8 Kingdom Hearts Re:coded

If this was the first game I played in the series, I wouldn't have played any other. Really bad...

Cool story and pretty much kingdom hearts 1 but on the cool ds

I thought it was good. It may be my least favorite in the franchise, but I thought the gameplay was varied, and the diolauge, controls, and graphics were all good. But the story wasn't very interesting and the platforming and camera were pretty irratating. And it's pretty dissapointing that they didn't add any new worlds

"If this was..." was me. You know, thinking back on it, it really wasn't so bad. Try it out actually. Its just like all filler, so it's not like the kh you would expect. It's different.

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9 Kingdom Hearts III

Yeah because people who have played this say it's fantastic. Wow. Ten out of ten and it was the game of the year... please excuse the sarcasm

I can't wait until it comes out! - Alpha101

It's been confirmed for a 2019 release - Gehenna

Amazing game. The Great finale to series…

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10 Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix

Even better than the original remastered graphics on a classic

Likes kingdom hearts 2 but love final mix 2

This game is amazing even though its in japenese it still has an amazing gameplay I kingdom hearts 2 but better you get to vs terra and the whole organization 13 (except Xion) in cludeing Roxas

It's KH2, but better and with more content. How can it not be number 1, especially now that 1.5+2.5 is out on PS4 in 1080p 60fps?

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The Contenders

11 Kingdom Hearts Coded
12 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix

A compilation of the best games in the Kingdom Hearts series and includes never before seen cut-scenes for Re:Coded.

Kingdom Hearts 2 and Birth by Sleep on 1 disc. The Final Mix versions, no less. How is this not #1?

It's a good game

The best KH game. Remastered soundtrack, new cutscenes, nostalgia relived. How's is this the 13th?

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13 Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories

This was a great game! It has a great storyline as expected and fairly good game mechanics. It is also a new mechanic of using cards and having to prepare a deck depending on your strategy against the boss battles and such. It is both action and strategy along with a good soundtrack. I highly suggest this game for anyone who owns a GBA.

Amazing game on GBA. It has a great storyline and fairly good soundtrack. The gameplay is also just as fabulous. It has multiple worlds and great bosses. It also has 2 sides of the story which develops great characters from within 2 different perspectives. It is also twice as fun playing with different types of powers for each side. It also introduces a new game mechanic of using cards. This provides stragetic thinking for preparation and action within the actual battles. It is one of the best games in the Kingdom Hearts series. If you can lpay this game I highly advise you try it out.

This game is so underrated & Super Mario (stripped), Princess Daisy of Sarasa Land & Rosalina (from Mario Galaxy & Mario Kart) could at least make a cameo in every Kingdom Hearts game.

14 Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
15 Kingdom Hearts X
16 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
17 Kingdom Hearts Unchained x

This game is super addictive with its pay to win system.
Its gameplay only involves swipes and taps.

This game pay to win system sucks, it will never ever give you a sephiroth medal.
Other than that, its setting's timeline is messed up as it is supposed to be set before the keyblade war. The story is just a repetition of kingdom heart I worlds and bbs worlds.
You even meet Mickey,Goofy,Donald, Alice, in wonderland and an adult Hercules when it is supposed to be set before KH BBS.Maybe those characters are over 100 years old,
Alice is stuck in wonderland forever.
You use powers of character 's from the 'future' when this game own timeline is messed up. Why is there Any Heartless before KHBBS?

The dead snow white apple situation also happens in this game. The heck? This game is like an alternate universe filler of KH series.

Square could've made a port of kh 358/2 days for ios and android so we don't have to use an emulator. They could've earn tons of cash if it by making it a paid app and just featuring the DS multiplayer.

18 Kingdom Hearts V Cast

This is not a Kingdom Hearts game. It bears the name Kingdom Hearts but that is merely a facade

19 Kingdom Hearts χ[chi]
20 Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance
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