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Earlier today, multiple interviews popped up online, with several websites and publications getting a chance to interview Kingdom Hearts series director, Tetsuya Nomura, along with Ichiro Hazama ('Melody of Memory' Producer) and Masanobu Suzui ('Melody of memory' Co-Director) regarding 'Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory'. A couple of these interviews can be read below, with most of the information discussed being similar across all interviews more or less. Several interesting things to note from the interviews is that 'Melody of Memory' is meant to be a spiritual successor to the Theatrhythm games (even involving the same development team) that has been discussed as early as five years ago, along with the fact that Disney actually pushed for development of the game, and how development was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the interviews below:

DualShockers:
Famitsu (credit to @RyujiBlades for translation):
Nintendolife:
IGN:
GameInformer:
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Square-Enix has confirmed that the upcoming rhythm game, 'Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory', will be making an appearance at thus year's Tokyo Game Show, with the online event taking place on September 25th at 20:15 JST (07:15 EST and 04:15 PST), and will include the following guests:
  • Susumu Imata (MC)
  • Ichiro Hazama ('Melody of Memory' Producer)
  • Tetsuya Nomura ('Melody of Memory' Director) (is also referred to as *Voice from the Heavens*...)
  • Masanobu Suzui ('Melody of Memory' Co-Director)
  • Shinya Kiyozuka (Pianist)
  • Yoko Shimomura (Composer)
  • Kasumi Ashizawa (Game Talent)
Following yesterday's reveal that 'Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory' would be released this November, Square-Enix surprised fans with the final trailer for the game, which you can check out below:


Additionally, series director, Tetsuya Nomura, left a message on the official Japanese Kingdom Hearts Twitter account, which has been translated and read below:

During today's Nintendo Direct Mini, a surprise announcement was made in regards to 'Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory', confirming that the game will be releasing in Japan November 11th and everywhere else on November 13th for the PS4, XBONE, and Nintendo Switch! Check out a new short trailer below from today's Nintendo Direct Mini event:


In addition to the release date announcement, the game's cover art has been revealed as well:

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Lastly, the official 'Melody of Memory' Japanese website has been updated, providing a new render of Sora, Donald, and Goofy, as well as screenshots, a list of some tracks expected to be in the game, and what appears to be the game's version of Dearly Beloved, which you can check out below:

The guys over at Epic Games (developer of the Unreal Engine) have been spotlighting recent games that utilize Unreal Engine 4, and today, their focus was none other than 'Kingdom Hearts III'! Check out their video below, which gives an interesting look into how the game was developed, as well as their article (which you can read here or below the video):