Surprise! There was a new Nintendo Direct Mini today, a showcase that surprised everyone, and while it was just a mini it did house some exciting news, especially for Kingdom Hearts and Tetris fans. For those missing their time with Sora, Nintendo has announced that Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory is set with a release date this November in addition to showing off some new gameplay.

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory brings its grooviest self to PlayStation 4 on November 13th of this year. A new gameplay trailer also dropped, showing off its rhythm stylization that found its inspiration in classic Kingdom Hearts levels. Check out the trailer below to see more: 

 

Who hasn't thought of defeating a powerful boss through the power of music? Come on, that's perfection! While obviously different from the usual Kingdom Hearts experience, Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory offers a unique spin on a highly beloved franchise. There is one downfall though ...

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Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory drops on November 13th, which means it is going head-to-head with some pretty heavy hitters in the gaming scene such as Cyberpunk 2077, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (the last part only if the rumors are true). 

It will be interesting to see how fans take to Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory when it releases later this year. Excited about the musical spin-off? Sound off with those thoughts over on Twitter @PrimaGames, we'd love to hear what you think!