11 Games Like Kingdom Hearts

Games Like Kingdom Hearts This assembled collection of games like Kingdom Hearts features alternative role playing games filled with action, characters and story for various platforms.

The Kingdom Hearts franchise is diverse and well-known with over a dozen games within the action role playing video game genre that feature Disney characters. Set around the adventures of the young human Sora across a fantasy world for the forces of good you'll encounter familiar characters such as Donald Duck and Goofy to fight alongside you through linear story driven challenges.

Gameplay across the series has evolved but is primarily a hack and slash adventure with attack combos and party elements with Disney characters also playing a vital role to your combat success. Similar to other RPGs these characters gain experience over time and can have items crafted and equipped for them to improve their combat presence alongside once off consumable items.

The games similar to Kingdom Hearts here capture other fantasy adventures with a focus on gripping storylines set in unique game worlds. In these titles you'll also hack and slash your way through a solo or party based story who consistently develop their fighting efficiency alongside the main characters growing abilities.
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Okami

Okami is a critically acclaimed action adventure title where players control the wolf goddess Okami Amaterasu through a story of Japanese mythology. Originally for PlayStation 2 and Wii in 2008 the game was reborn through a HD remake that expanded the list of available platforms. With beautiful presentation and an equally beautiful storyline Okami offers a unique Zelda inspired adventure. Drawing heavily from the tales of Japanese folklore players control Amaterasu who is the goddess of the sun ...[Read Review]

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Okamiden

Okamiden is set less than a year after the events of Okami and despite the best efforts of Amaterasu, evil did not stay locked away from the world for long which means a new round of younger adventurers will step forward with their Celestial Brush to rid the land of evil. Instead of the powerful Amatersasu players will adventure with the child Chibiterasu who shares many visual appearances although lacks the in overall power which also serves as a central plot theme. Just like the first adventur...[Read Review]

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Xenoblade Chronicles

Xenoblade Chronicles mixes sci-fi with the Japanese RPG genre to create a streamlined adventure that does away with a number of unnecessary features that have plagued the genre in the past. With a vast open world for players to explore the zones, side quests and your party are all central to your own unique story. The game was released in North America in 2012 for the Nintendo Wii before being ported to the Nintendo 3DS in 2015 and lastly being remastered for the Nintendo Switch in 2020. The set...[Read Review]

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Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch blends action role playing with monster capturing to offer a great mixture of action and strategy in a single challenging adventure. Originally released on the Nintendo DS in 2010 (Japan only) the game was later brought to an English audience through the PlayStation 3 hardware and in time a remastered version for PlayStation 4, Windows, Nintendo Switch and Xbox platforms. The avatar for your adventure is Oliver who lives in the village of Motorville whose lif...[Read Review]

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8.4 User Avg (11 votes)
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Tales of Vesperia

Tales of Vesperia is part of the long running Tales series of role playing games and marks the 10th addition to this magical RPG franchise known for it’s unique combat elements. While originally only available for the Xbox 360 in English a Definitive Edition brought the popular series to a wider range of platforms. In Tales of Vesperia players will have the chance to explore the planet Terca Lumireis which features a similar theme and aesthetic to the past iterations of the franchise. On t...[Read Review]

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Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil is a popular action adventure game that was first released in 2003 for the Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Windows. Its widespread popularity led to a HD remake for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011 which is available on their respective online stores and allow you to once again return to the adventure on offer at 60fps and 720p resolution. While many of the textures were simply improved you’ll also find some along with their associated sounds have been completely redone ...[Read Review]

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Psychonauts

Psychonauts is a unique and beautifully presented game that follows the adventures of Raz, a boy who has powerful psychic abilities and explores dream like worlds. Despite a lack of initial success on release the game has acquired a cult like following and has since expanded well beyond its initial release platforms with modern versions of the Psychonauts adventure and an eventual sequel. Pyschonauts takes place in a fictional summer camp that acts as a secret training ground for the US governme...[Read Review]

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Magna Carta 2

Magna Carta 2 is a Korean developed role playing game that stays true to the broader Japanese role playing sub genre with a wealth of choice and deep skill systems to explore along your journey. Released on Xbox 360 in 2009 players can expect flashy presentation and strong character appearances from start to end in the fantasy world. Magna Carta 2 takes place in the fictional land of Lanzheim, a fantasy based world featuring several races that the player will encounter along the story that come ...[Read Review]

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Nier

Nier crafts an interesting story for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners while pairing it with action role playing and hack and slash fundamentals. Following the story of two books, one good and the other evil Nier is designed for players to play through the story multiple times in order to fully grasp the story elements as new story related mechanics are introduced on subsequent playthroughs. While a PS Vita version was planned this was eventually abandoned and never released to the public. Set i...[Read Review]

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Fable III

Fable III is the third game in the Fable series and has players again exploring what Albion has to offer with a relatively open adventure in the familiar world. Set 50 years after the second game it is available on the Xbox 360 (later Xbox One with backwards compatibility) and Windows. The continent of Albion has advanced quite a bit in the 50 years since players last had the opportunity to explore the continent. Most notably is the player character from the previous game has now become the rule...[Read Review]

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Tales of Grace f

Tales of Grace f is the PlayStation 3 port of the popular Japanese RPG that was originally released on the Nintendo Wii (only in Japan). The game is part of the long running Tales series with similar gameplay and story elements to the previous instalments in the franchise that have seen this JRPG rise the ranks amongst critics and genre fans alike. In Tales of Grace f players will have the opportunity to explore the fictional world known as Ephinea which is divided into three different countries...[Read Review]

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