Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004)

7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 375 users  
Reviews: 8 user

The sequel to one of the most popular RPG games "Kingdom Hearts." This time on Gamboy advanced. The story immediately picks up where you left off in the last game traveling the road in ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 28 Jul 2011
 
a list of 12 titles
created 13 Jul 2012
 
a list of 119 titles
created 13 Apr 2013
 
a list of 7 titles
created 4 months ago
 
list image
a list of 480 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (Video Game 2004)

Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (Video Game 2004) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories.

User Polls

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Sora (voice) (archive sound)
...
Riku / Riku Replica (archive sound)
Tony Anselmo ...
Donald Duck (voice) (archive sound)
...
Goofy (voice) (archive sound)
...
Ansem (archive sound)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Ariel (archive sound)
...
Beast (archive sound)
...
Captain Hook (voice) (archive sound)
...
Cloud Strife (voice) (archive sound)
...
Ursula (voice) (archive sound)
...
Genie (archive sound)
Keiji Fujiwara ...
Axel (voice)
...
Iago (archive sound)
Tatsuya Kando ...
Marluxia / Vexen / Lexaeus (voice)
Rieko Nakayama ...
Larxene (voice) (as Rieko Katayama)
Edit

Storyline

The sequel to one of the most popular RPG games "Kingdom Hearts." This time on Gamboy advanced. The story immediately picks up where you left off in the last game traveling the road in search of Riku and King Mickey. Sora, the protagonist of the story, along with his buddies Donald and Goofy, are on a quest to restore peace, rid the world of darkness, and above all find their friends. Sora comes to a fork in the road and is confronted by a mysterious man in a black cloak. The "Egnimatic Man" warns Sora "Ahead lies something you need, but to claim it, you must lose something dear." Sora and the gang are then lead to Castle Oblivion, where they revisit worlds, old friends who have forgotten them, and slowly lose their own memories as well. In this quest, one question has yet to be answered: What will Sora gain, and what will he lose? Written by RA

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Ahead lies something you need -- but to claim it, you must lose something dear.


Certificate:

E | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

7 December 2004 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the Spanish version, due to translating and space problems, the general space for cards has an eye instead of a word. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Finkelstein: Have you ever stopped to think about "true memories"?
Sora: True memories?
Dr. Finkelstein: Our hearts are full of memories - but not all of them reflect the truth.
See more »

Connections

Followed by Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Starts off fun, ends up really, really boring.
30 December 2005 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Unless you're a fan of the original Kingdom Hearts on the PS2 then I would probably stay away from this game. You'll be totally lost and confused and won't know who the hell any of the characters are aside from the recognizable Disney ones. Plus, they are all suffering from amnesia and their long, too frequent, cut-scenes have an enigmatic feel to them so you'll still not really ever be sure what is going on no matter how far you get into the game.

I think the card-based strategy of fighting and evolving is a horrible, badly conceived misfire of an idea. This kind of thing may be fine in a Beyblade video-game but in a Disney/Final Fantasy game it's just inappropriate. The whole concept is scatterbrained and random and has no real skill involved. It takes ages to build up a decent combat deck and even when you do the fighting is endless, tedious and boring. You'll fight the same villains in every level and while in appearance the levels may look different (taking their inspiration from many different Disney films) they are essentially all the same.

The fun comes from spotting popular Disney characters and trying to get into the story that involves them. But the plot is so incomprehensible and alienating that I just didn't care after a while.

I did stick with the game for a good few months and found advancing through each level to be an exhilarating and thankless chore. Nothing changed and I never really felt like I was getting anywhere. I've played better RPGs than this and so have you. As RPGs on the GBA go, I've yet to see one that truly works.

Skip this unless you're a die-hard fan of either franchise.

Graphics A Sound C Gameplay C+ Lasting Appeal C+


11 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Mild Language? ginobili20-1
Don't waste your time HooRah
GOOD GAME Mysterious_Raven
question about the remake el_chon_15
only for gameboy? Chibichasechan
Who do you think should do the voice of Sora in Re:Chain Of Memories? michaeltanzer13
Discuss Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page