Kingdom Hearts 2.9 Listed on LinkedIn Resume

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

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Richard VanDeventer, a game director working in Osaka, has listed Kingdom Hearts 2.9 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on his LinkedIn account. His profile states that VanDeventer has worked with Square Enix for 11 month and has also worked with Capcom and comcept.

VanDeventer’s profile reads:

“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

This information should be taken lightly given that VanDevener’s profile only has two connections. Other games listed that he’s worked on are Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Resident Evil 6, and Knight’s Contract.

Would you like to see another upscaled version of Kingdom Hearts? Let us know in the comments below.




  • JDobbs

    Time to put the speculation cap on. I’m guessing its a prequel to Kingdom Hearts 3. I doubt they would combine 1.5 and 2.5 together for the Xbox One, but hey, that wouldn’t surprise me.

  • JDobbs

    I would guess its a prequel to Kingdom Hearts III at this point.

  • Pedro Rosas

    I wouldn’t mind seeing 3D on the PS4. Also 358/2 and Re:Coded have to be remade

  • Tara

    Let’s be honest here, Squeenix can’t help but squeeze in ONE MORE side-game before III. Or, it could even be a “demo” version of the game, or even a beta (hence 2.9, it would be kinda like having a version .9 as a beta). After all, it’s very unlikely there wasn’t at least SOME development on PS3 going on for KH3.

    Either that, or it will be something of a highlight/recap title covering the events of everything prior to KH3 in a concise form. (I highly doubt this, they wouldn’t make enough money on that idea.)

  • Go2hell66

    Epic typo?

  • Gummy367

    If it really is a thing, it would probably be an HD remaster of 3D, since that’s the only one not yet in HD and it ties into KH III. Since 1.5 and 2.5 had multiple titles, I feel like they would want to put more than just 3D into 2.9, so maybe something related to Unchained X[chi]? Looked into it and apparently the story for X[chi] is related to III.