Since it’s official unveiling at E3 2013, not much has been spilled on Kingdom Hearts 3. Famitsu recently chatted with series creator Tetsuya Nomura to discuss the long-awaited sequel, hinting at some of the title’s newest gameplay features and future keyblade transformations. Here’s an except from the interview below.
“It seems like everyone was happy, so I’m glad about that. However, while we know how far we’ve come from a development point of view, what we showed still has ‘ways to go’.
The ‘Attraction Flow,’ allows you to choose moves according to different places and enemies, and especially so during boss fights where you’ll be able to pull off unique moves,” answers Nomura. “This is an evolution of Kingdom Hearts 3D’s Flowmotion, and will be one of Kingdom Hearts III’s main systems.
In the trailer, we saw it transform into the shape of a gun, but there are also some other unbelievable transformations,” says Nomura. He adds with a laugh, “The other day, when we were checking it out, the staff member said ‘it turns into ____’ and I impulsively replied with, ‘Are you serious?’
According to suggestions from the planning side, it’ll likely be used as some sort of gimmick. The Keyblade has infinite possibilities.”
Nomura also mentions that he is working on the game’s scenario and performing a series of edits on the story as we speak.
Kingdom Hearts 3 is currently in development for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with a projected release window of late 2014/early 2015.