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  CELEBRITIES AND INDUSTRY VIPS AMONG THE FIRST TO PLAY IN THE KINGDOM HEARTS WORLDS OF DISNEY AND PIXAR
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05/21/2018
 


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LOS ANGELES (May 21, 2018) - At an exclusive event in Santa Monica, Calif., SQUARE ENIX® and Disney hosted the Premiere Invitation event, the world’s first look at the highly anticipated KINGDOM HEARTS III video game.   

 

The new game features the wondrous worlds and characters from Disney•Pixar’s Monsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6, Tangled and more. The evening gala gave celebrities and entertainment industry professionals the chance to journey through the Toy Story and Hercules worlds as they appear in the game. Event attendees included celebrity influencers, including Strawburry17, Kelly Eden, KittiesMama, GhostRobo, Wongfu and Maxmillian Dood, and voiceover actors Bill Farmer (Goofy), Tony Anselmo (Donald Duck), Carlos Alazraqui (Mike Wazowski) and Christopher Swindle (Sulley) among other top talent.

 

Photos of the KINGDOM HEARTS III Premiere Invitation event—including celebrity guests in attendance, live panels featuring games and studio talent, and Toy Story-inspired Galaxy Toys store theme—can be viewed here: http://sqex.to/KH3Premiere

 

Related Links:

Homepage: https://kingdomhearts.com

Twitter:  @KINGDOMHEARTS

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/KingdomHearts/

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/KingdomHearts

 

About KINGDOM HEARTS

Set in a massive universe connected by a vast array of Disney-themed worlds, KINGDOM HEARTS is a series of action role-playing games created through the collaboration of Disney and SQUARE ENIX. Through the power of positivity and friendship, a young boy named Sora, joined by Donald Duck and Goofy, team up with iconic Disney and Pixar characters to overcome tremendous challenges and persevere against the darkness invading their worlds.

 

About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 135 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 75 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 63 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/.

 

About Pixar Animation Studios

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.  The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including "Toy Story," "Monsters, Inc.," “Cars,” "The Incredibles," "Ratatouille," "WALL•E," "Up," "Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $11 billion at the worldwide box office to date. “Incredibles 2,” Pixar’s 20th feature, opens in theaters on June 15, 2018.

 

About Walt Disney Animation Studios

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. Located in Burbank, WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2013's Academy Award®-winning Frozen, the biggest animated film of all time. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia. 

 

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Developed by SQUARE ENIX.

CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.