Best Kingdom Hearts Games

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The Top Ten

1 Kingdom Hearts II

The best gameplay, some of the best music, an action-packed, ever shifting story with the best character in the series being introduced, as well as some phenomenal extra content for the final mix/.5 editions. Can't recommend this and the 1.5 + 2.5 bundle enough, really. Excellent, excellent game. - regularshowman

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

Such a classic, never gets old - codgtamk34

Perfect game

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2 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

I feel like this is the best kingdom hearts game cause from every other one they had a "happy ending". In this game it was very dark and felt like a great prequel to the series. The only problems that the game kinda slow story and doesn't really get good to the end.

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!

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3 Kingdom Hearts

There's something so pure about the first Kingdom Hearts game that I can't really put into words. Maybe part of it is just the nostalgia I have for it, seeing as how I'd played a decent chunk of it a few years back and the rest this year, but KH 1 has something so great to it that I don't think a single game in the series aside from this one has ever captured. It makes me feel warm and fuzzy when I think about it... It's so simple and clean, too. It's almost like a fairy tale. It's wonderful, it really is. - regularshowman

Still the one I want replay every year. Combat is slower, but that's perfect for a casual player.

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

Better than Birth By Sleep - MrReally

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4 Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days

This was actually the first Kingdom Hearts game I owned. - GehennaTheSecond

I love the story, my first kingdom hearts

I like Roxas - Gehenna

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!

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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.

Every disney world in this game is interesting and necessary, which makes this game standout as the best for me.

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6 Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories

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

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.

I overlooked this Black Sheep.

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7 Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix

very good

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

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?

Even better than the original remastered graphics on a classic

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8 Kingdom Hearts Final Mix

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 it's 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

9 Kingdom Hearts III

No, just no. Dream Drop Distance was bad enough, but this is even worse. - GehennaTheSecond

Some may complain about bad pacing (that the story isn't going anywhere until the end) or that the game is very easy and even the lack of Final Fantasy characters. If you judge Kingdom Hearts 3 as a stand alone video game it's the most refined game in the series. This game has the largest moveset in the series, the most varied customisation, the best and most explorable worlds and some of the most epic bosses (in comparison to the straight bosses in Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2). While the visits to the Disney worlds aren't affective for Sora's goal, they are some of the best in the series for several reasons. The characters are more faithful to the source material, the stories in each world that follows to movie's story are better implemented (when comparing to the static, half-baked retellings in previous games) with some worlds offering new stories, there is more interaction between Disney characters and Kingdom Hearts villains and there is a more solid humor being self-aware towards the ...more

Its actually really fun - codgtamk34

RE

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10 Kingdom Hearts 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

Zomg best kh game ever frag u hatr

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The Contenders

11 Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories

Hands down the best remake of a gameboy game I’ve ever seen. This game made the odd card-based combat style make sense " it was fun, gave us a great look at the abilities of.Org. XIII, and it gave us great insight into Riku’s struggle as well. A unique entry among the series & definitely deserves a top 5 spot in my opinion.

12 Kingdom Hearts χ[chi]

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.

13 Kingdom Hearts V Cast

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

14 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
15 The World Ends With You

Yes, it is a kingdom hearts game and its awesome

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