Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is ranked in the 90th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 38 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

92%

Critics Recommend

Based on 38 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

TheSixthAxis
Unscored
Unscored
Apr 11, 2017

"...the absolute best way to experience these iconic games."

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Player2.net.au
Unscored
Unscored
Apr 25, 2017

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (despite its clunky title) is an excellent collection of action RPG games. With sleek graphics, interesting characters and a storyline that spans the ages, it’s a great role-playing game for both fans of the series and newcomers alike.

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Scored Reviews

Rice Digital
Apr 23, 2017

Stands alongside the best games available on PS4.

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SA Gamer
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
May 28, 2017

This version is most definitely the definitive way of playing this series and a great addition to the collection

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Respawning
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Feb 1, 2018

There are no other games that manage to combine very different universes with as much charm, fun and steadfast game play as the Kingdom hearts series do.

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Impulsegamer
4.5 / 5.0
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Top Critic

4.5 / 5.0
Apr 22, 2017

As a whole, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is an essential purchase for series fans and newcomers, and represents great value. There may be odd technical issues here and there, and in some parts the gameplay may feel a little dated, but the overall package is as compelling as its first release all those years ago.

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COGconnected
90 / 100
90 / 100
Mar 27, 2017

It might sound crazy, but the story of Kingdom Hearts is compelling, epic, fun, and truly heartwarming.

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PlayStation Universe
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Mar 28, 2017

Kingdom Hearts gets a robust, satisfying collection, with the definitive versions of four great games on offer. It’s a perfect entry point and a welcome moment of cohesion for the series.

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DarkZero
9 / 10
9 / 10
Apr 17, 2017

Without a doubt, Kingdom Hearts 1.5+2.5 Remix is the definitive collection of the landmark crossover series. While the PS4 re-release of these games don't offer the most substantial upgrades from the PS3 editions (aside from slightly faster load times and 60 frames a second during gameplay…sadly, all cutscenes remain in their original 30 fps rendering), the sheer convenience of having all these games under one collection (not to mention one console) is as tremendous as the value. Old fans and newcomers alike owe themselves to step into this adventure spanning multiple worlds (and games).

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GearNuke
9 / 10
9 / 10
Mar 31, 2017

Kingdom Hearts series has already received a HD release on the PS3 but the most important change in this recently released HD Collection is the inclusion of 60 FPS, which is a complete game changer for an action RPG. If you haven't played any Kingdom Hearts game, now is the right time to jump into this masterpiece.

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Hobby Consolas
85 / 100
85 / 100
Mar 29, 2017

If you bought them on PS3, the 60fps might not be enough to buy Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX. But if you want to own the franchise on a single platform, play it again before Kingdom Hearts 3 launches or if you have never heard about the Keyblade or the Heartless, this is a must buy.

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PushStartPlay
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
May 18, 2017

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix is one of the best remaster packages around. Even to this day the series firmly stands the test of time and it’s great having so much of it in one place.

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PSX Brasil
85 / 100
85 / 100
Mar 30, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix is the perfect starting point to understand Sora's saga. It is a package with almost all games (the rest is found in Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue) and because of that the collection has a lot of content and many hours of gameplay. The technical side, with the day one patch applied, is solid and it has a better perfomance than the PS3 versions. The only problem is for the fans: there is nothing new for them.

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IGN Spain
9 / 10
9 / 10
Mar 28, 2017

A fantastic pack with all the Kingdom Hearts franchise. Four games and two movies are a perfect combinaton while we wait until the Kingdom Hearts III launch...some day.

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Checkpoint
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Mar 28, 2017

Finally every game of the series leading to Kingdom Hearts III is on one platform. There is nothing new to these games from the collections individual release on PS3, but Kingdom Hears 1, 2 and Birth by Sleep are great games regardless of where or when you play them. Plus you have one more game and two big cinematic modes that covers the story of the DS adventures.

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GamingTrend
85 / 100
85 / 100
Mar 29, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is a collection that can provide countless hours of RPG action and mixes Square Enix’s brilliant esoteria with Disney’s magical childlike wonder into a story unlike any other. It is also a collection of games that have been around for years, and provides little new content to long time fans. Brilliant is a word to describe the content, albeit familiar, but a little refresher may be just the thing to get you fully amped for the future of the series.

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Spaziogames
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix is the collection of the collections, perfect for every person who wants to discover the saga with the new 60fps gameplay. There are some problems in the porting, but not so many and not so important.

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Digital Chumps
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jan 18, 2017

All in all, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is the most robust collection available to experience all of the Kingdom Hearts games. While difficult to recommend to those who have played the games before, the collection does offer a chance for long time fans to brush up on the story. Combined with the already released Kingdom Hearts 2.8, we’re just one step closer to finally playing Kingdom Hearts 3. Whenever that may be!

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Critical Hit
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
May 5, 2017

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is the definitive collection of 4 classic JRPGs. The story might be the weapon to surpass Metal Gear in terms of convoluted storylines, but its cast of endearing and human characters more than makes up for this.

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IGN Italy
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Apr 5, 2017

kingdom hearts hd 1.5 + 2.5 is a very rich collector, a must for fan, a bit 'less for those who played several times the various published editions.

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GamePro
84 / 100
84 / 100
Mar 31, 2017

Extensive collection with good PS4 ports, which should not be missed by any RPG-Fan, except the ones owning the original games.

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Atomix
84 / 100
84 / 100
Mar 30, 2017

This compilation is the best way to enjoy all its Kingdom Hearts adventures with better framerate and reduced loading times, a good recommendation for those who are new on the series but not a must buy for all who play the original remasters on PS3.

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Everyeye.it
8.3 / 10.0
8.3 / 10.0
Mar 31, 2017

An incredible and unmissable collection, which includes six games of the Kingdom Hearts Saga, remastered in 4K and 60 fps.

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Attack of the Fanboy
Mar 27, 2017

Even with very few changes from the two previous HD ReMIX releases on PS3, having this many classic games in one collection makes Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX a must buy for any fan, while also serving an an excellent introduction for anybody looking to check out the franchise for the first time.

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Paste Magazine
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Apr 4, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 and 2.5 ReMIX is a knockout. I may be 32 now, and not 17 again, but I enjoyed my time with Sora and Mickey nonetheless. I didn't expect that.

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Nexus
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
May 17, 2017

The love that the developers have for Disney’s franchises shines through in the animation and the voice acting. Watching Goofy’s ears waggle as he walks, or the way Donald pretty much overreacts to situations is something that just never gets old. It’s been awhile since I booted up my PS3 collection of the game, but I’m inclined to say this collection looks even better. Even the CG cutscenes seem to have been re-rendered.

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The Games Machine
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Apr 9, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is the last of a long list of collections of the main titles of the series. If you're a long time fan, you'll find it completely worthless. If you never played any of them, though, and you're looking to catch up before the release of Kingdom Hearts III, this could be your lifeline.

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Game Rant
Mar 29, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 and 2.5 ReMIX is the best collection of the series thus far, and its sheer size alongside remastered aesthetics make it well worth the money.

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DualShockers
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Mar 28, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is a terrific bundle, and without a doubt the best way to experience the decade-old series. Offering not only convenience but a hearty technical upgrade, anyone looking to catch up before Kingdom Hearts III couldn’t do any better than picking up this rather affordable bundle. That said, gamers and Kingdom Hearts fanatics who have already grabbed this game on PlayStation 3 should consider their purchase a little more rigorously — without new bells or whistles, you might feel the tiniest bit swindled for buying the same remakes twice.

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Gameblog
8 / 10
8 / 10
Apr 4, 2017

Nearly all the series in one blu-ray, that's sounds like the perfect occasion to dive in Kingdom Hearts before welcoming the anticipated 3rd episode.

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NEOsite
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Apr 17, 2017

Fans will appreciate better framerate and new players get the best material to start with Kingdom Hearts series. Even if couple of titles have some technical issues.

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God is a Geek
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Apr 20, 2017

Probably the best way to get into the series, and the best way to bring yourself back up to speed before Kingdom hearts 3 is released.

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VGProfessional
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Apr 20, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is exactly what you would expect after the recent release of Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, especially in terms of remastering techniques. Each of the compilation's titles are cleaner and more fluid... And that's it. In its entirety, this compilation is a must-have if you want to relive the good days of yesteryear without dusting out your old console, or something great to play if you never played the franchise in preparation for the upcoming third game.

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Hardcore Gamer
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Mar 27, 2017

Kingdom Hearts is fractured no more.

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Push Square
8 / 10
8 / 10
Apr 4, 2017

There is nothing quite like Kingdom Hearts. A wish fulfillment universe populated by a roster of endearing characters both new and established. This collection pulls together smooth running and visually impressive transfers of both the main games, as well as the fantastic Birth by Sleep and three other titles that will appeal to fans and completionists. There is more than enough here to tide you over until the fabled release of Kingdom Hearts III.

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DigitalCentralMedia
73%
73%
May 13, 2017

A solid collection. The games haven’t aged well but Kingdom Hearts 2 and Birth by Sleep are excellent games.

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Twinfinite
3.5 / 5.0
3.5 / 5.0
Mar 28, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.

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Saudi Gamer
7 / 10
7 / 10
Apr 20, 2017

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix offers a lot of content including memorable stories and characters and a great chance for those who missed it until now to finally catch up. On the other hand it offers little to those who already played it on the PS3, and KHII.8 is still a required, separate purchase to get the complete story.

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