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'Kingdom Hearts 2.9' Listed in Director's LinkedIn Profile

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The LinkedIn profile of Richard VanDeventer, a game director in Osaka, listed the title "Kingdom Hearts 2.9" on his profile under Square Enix. The game title is listed as a PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 game.

VanDeventer's profile also listed his work on Square Enix's upcoming Kingdom Hearts III game. He worked with Square Enix for 11 months.

His profile included the following:

"Kingdom Hearts 2.9" (PS3, PS4) Development (10 Months)
  • Game idea planning and documentation
  • Game check and balance
  • Boss planning
  • Attraction Flow planning and documentation

"Kingdom Hearts III (PS4, Xbox One) Development (10 Months)

  • Original level planning, documentation and execution for 2 worlds including enemy, item, secrets and event management
  • Mockup creation of 3 worlds including temporary asset creation
  • Game idea planning and documentation
  • Game check and balance
  • Enemy planning and documentation
  • Gummi Ship system planning and documentation
  • Multiplayer planning and documentation
  • Attraction Flow planning and documentation
  • Main scenario planning for 2 worlds
  • Various in-game dialogue writing'
  • Translation and interpretation of contact between involved English and Japanese parties including Disney and Pixar
  • Publicity video recording and editing
  • Communication with outsourced companies
  • Holding meetings with Disney and Pixar
  • Team management, meeting management and proceeding recordings

Kingdom Hearts III is slated for both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. Epic Games is assisting with the game's development, using Unreal Engine4.

Square Enix is also releasing the Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ smartphone game in the West. The game is the first Kingdom Hearts title for smartphones that will get an English release, and it will be free-to-play with in-game purchases. It released the game in Japan on September 3 for iOS and Android.

[Via Gematsu]

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